AMERICA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AMERICA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Why still sabotage ACA? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57836326-82/care-health-america-sabotage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57836326-82/care-health-america-sabotage.html.csp">Letter: Why still sabotage ACA?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T19:07:05.165-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 07:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It always amazes me how gullible we Americans are . Those of us who have experienced life beyond America’s border know that compared to other western nations we are far behind in social benefits and in particular in health care . Hold on! I know that America’s health care is “ the best in the world “ but who can afford it? Now, finally after a long fight and after a lot of trimming and cutting, we have what resembles health care in the Affordable Care Act. Even after many of our nation’s leade...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57836326@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:07:05 MDT Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833717-68/marquez-garcia-latin-colombia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57833717-68/marquez-garcia-latin-colombia.html.csp">Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and FRANK BAJAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T19:54:31.904-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 07:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. One of the most revered and influential writers of his generation, he brought Latin America’s charm and maddening contradictions to life in the minds of millions and became the best-known practitioner of “magical realism,” a blending of fantastic elements into portrayals of da...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578337172014-04-17T19:54:31.904-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T19:54:31.904-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57833717@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:54:31 MDT Editorial: Bundy is a lawbreaker, not a hero http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57822839-82/bundy-government-americans-constitution.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57822839-82/bundy-government-americans-constitution.html.csp">Editorial: Bundy is a lawbreaker, not a hero</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T11:34:38.849-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 11:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cliven Bundy and his ragtag band of armed supporters forced the federal government to back down as the roundup of Bundy cattle was called off and the bovines returned to the Nevada rancher. Some declared victory and hailed the outcome a clear blow against tyranny and a win for freedom. Hardly. The only winner in this was a scofflaw who has twice lost in the courts for running cattle where they don’t belong and skipping out on grazing fees. Some 20,000 ranchers in Western states abide by BLM re...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822839@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:34:38 MDT Bank of America posts loss, hurt by legal expenses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57826608-79/bank-loss-america-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57826608-79/bank-loss-america-billion.html.csp">Bank of America posts loss, hurt by legal expenses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T22:17:57.573-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlotte, N.C. • Bank of America said Wednesday that it swung to a loss in the first quarter, hurt by $6 billion in legal expenses. The Charlotte, N.C., bank reported a loss applicable to common shareholders of $514 million. That’s compares with earnings of $1.11 billion a year earlier. The loss amounted to 5 cents a share. A year earlier, the bank earned 10 cents a share. Revenue totaled $22.66 billion after stripping out an accounting change. That was down 3.8 percent from last year. The $6 b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578266082014-04-16T22:17:57.573-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T22:17:57.573-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57826608@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:17:57 MDT Year after bombing, survivors lay wreathes in Boston http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824195-68/boston-finish-tribute-bombs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824195-68/boston-finish-tribute-bombs.html.csp">Year after bombing, survivors lay wreathes in Boston</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T20:19:06.742-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 08:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • It may be one of the biggest cities in the country, but Boston was a small town on Tuesday as it mourned the losses it suffered in mayhem a year ago and as it honored the sense of community that emerged from the ashes. “There are no strangers here,” Gov. Deval Patrick said to 2,500 people gathered at the Hynes Convention Center on Boylston Street. “We are all connected to each other, to events beyond our control, to a common destiny.” He was addressing families and loved ones, first r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57824195@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:19:06 MDT Krugman: ‘Flash Boys’ hurt the rest of us in an instant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57818115-82/financial-tunnel-return-industry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57818115-82/financial-tunnel-return-industry.html.csp">Krugman: ‘Flash Boys’ hurt the rest of us in an instant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Paul Krugman</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T17:52:02.257-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 05:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We’re giving huge sums to the financial industry while receiving little or nothing in return. Four years ago Chris Christie, the governor of New Jersey, abruptly canceled America’s biggest and arguably most important infrastructure project, a desperately needed new rail tunnel under the Hudson River. Count me among those who blame his presidential ambitions, and believe that he was trying to curry favor with the government- and public-transit-hating Republican base. Even as one tunnel was being ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57818115@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:52:02 MDT With $41.4M, ‘Captain America’ holds off ‘Rio 2’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57814226-200/million-international-owned-america.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57814226-200/million-international-owned-america.html.csp">With $41.4M, ‘Captain America’ holds off ‘Rio 2’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAKE COYLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Film Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T14:12:43.109-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 02:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • “Captain America” continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as “The Winter Soldier” took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas. The strong second-week performance for the Walt Disney release in North America was enough to narrowly edge 20th Century Fox’s “Rio 2” in a springtime battle of sequels. The animated Amazon jungle tale “Rio 2” debuted with $39 million, according to studio estimates Sunday, almost exactly the opening weekend total of the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578142262014-04-13T14:12:43.109-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-13T14:12:43.109-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57814226@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 14:12:43 MDT Letter: America needs constitutional amendment declaring money is not speech http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57790905-82/speech-america-citizens-money.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57790905-82/speech-america-citizens-money.html.csp">Letter: America needs constitutional amendment declaring money is not speech</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T18:18:01.86-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 06:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">America should amend the Constitution to declare money is not equal to speech. Five Supreme Court justices have sold our democracy to the wealthy and it started with the “Citizens United” ruling. They will continue with the philosophy “speech for sale” until we, as citizens, demand otherwise. Tom Mills Salt Lake City</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790905@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:18:01 MDT Comcast named worst company in America http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790875-79/comcast-company-america-worst.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790875-79/comcast-company-america-worst.html.csp">Comcast named worst company in America</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T19:46:48.279-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 07:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Comcast, the country’s largest cable television and Internet provider was named the “Worst Company in America” Tuesday by The Consumerist blog, the same day the telecom was making its case to the Federal Communications Commission to merge with Time-Warner Cable. The Consumerist, the consumer affairs blog for Consumer Media LLC, revealed the winner of its annual contest, which is based on public votes. Comcast received 51.5 percent of the votes, narrowly edging out the second-place vote-getter, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577908752014-04-08T19:46:48.279-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T19:46:48.279-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790875@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:46:48 MDT Tuesday on TV: What’s happening on ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’? Ask Captain America http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57790625-63/nbc-abc-mindy-agents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57790625-63/nbc-abc-mindy-agents.html.csp">Tuesday on TV: What’s happening on ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’? Ask Captain America</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T10:08:41.98-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you’ve seen the new movie “Captain America: Winter Soldier,” you must have questions about Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4). Well, “Marvel’s Agents of” ... something. I don’t want to spoil the movie. And It’s unclear exactly what’s happening on the TV show. Except that the last couple of episodes have actually come a lot closer to living up the series’ potential. I’m still not in love with “S.H.I.E.L.D” (or whatever), but I like it a lot more than I did earlier this season....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790625@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:08:41 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: An untimely death in Britain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57790412-66/archie-bbc-cnn-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57790412-66/archie-bbc-cnn-com.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: An untimely death in Britain</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T09:00:11.065-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 09:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • TV presenter and model Peaches Geldof, daughter of rocker/humanitarian Bob Geldof, was found dead in a home in Kent, UK. She was 25. A cause of death has not yet been determined. [BBC] • Archie Comics is planning to kill off its namesake character, Archie Andrews, in the future-Archie series “Life With Archie.” He will, however, continue living in the main “Archie” series. [CNN] • Yeah, we’re still talking about the “Captain America” movie. [...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790412@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:00:11 MDT Wal-Mart opens new store in Provo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57786054-79/mart-wal-store-opens.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57786054-79/mart-wal-store-opens.html.csp">Wal-Mart opens new store in Provo</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T16:56:03.456-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 04:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market opens in Provo Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. The new store at 2255 University Parkway is approximately one-quarter the size of the company’s typical Supercenter and is expected to employ 95 people. Wal-Mart Neighborhood Markets offer a full grocery department, prepared food options, fresh baked breads, self-serve deli, a bakery and a pharmacy. The first one opened in 1998, and there are about 300 of the stores nationwide. As is its custom when it opens a new store, Wa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57786054@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:56:03 MDT Actually, Captain America can totally run to The Smithsonian http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57785339-226/america-captain-smithsonian-rogers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/57785339-226/america-captain-smithsonian-rogers.html.csp">Actually, Captain America can totally run to The Smithsonian</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T11:23:15.161-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 11:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Either one of you know where The Smithsonian is? I’m here to pick up a fossil.” Obviously everyone was joking around in this early scene from “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” But just for fun, let’s say they weren’t. That would mean Natasha Romanoff is a pretty bad spy, and Steve Rogers’ quip that you can’t run everywhere is ridiculous. Why? The Smithsonian is three blocks away. In the scene, Romanoff pulls up in a fittingly red-and-black car to pick up Rogers after his morning runs aroun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57785339@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:23:15 MDT ’Captain America’ sets April record with $96.2M http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57782922-223/million-international-owned-weekend.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57782922-223/million-international-owned-weekend.html.csp">’Captain America’ sets April record with $96.2M</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JESSICA HERNDON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Film Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T08:56:51.171-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 08:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Disney and Marvel could be one of the finest teams around. Continuing the success of their superhero franchise, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” has set a record as the biggest domestic April release ever. The Disney sequel debuted with $96.2 million, topping the previous record-holder, 2011’s “Fast Five,” which opened with $86.2 million. “The Winter Soldier,” which stars Chris Evans as the shield-wielding superhero and Scarlett Johansson (whose sci-fi film “Under the Skin” al...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577829222014-04-07T08:56:51.171-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T08:56:51.171-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57782922@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:56:51 MDT Movie review: Captain America heats up in action-packed ‘Winter Soldier’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57754855-223/action-america-cap-captain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57754855-223/action-america-cap-captain.html.csp">Movie review: Captain America heats up in action-packed ‘Winter Soldier’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T16:47:31.168-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 04:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If Captain America wasn’t your favorite Marvel superhero before, his new movie escapade, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” will turn you into a full-blown Cap fan. Better than “Iron Man 3” or “Thor: The Dark World,” this new movie builds strongly off the springboard of “The Avengers” while simultaneously upending everything we moviegoers thought we knew about the Marvel Universe. But “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” also stands on its own, a thoughtful exploration of what it means to b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57754855@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:47:31 MDT Letter: Cartoon says it all about Obamacare’s triumph http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57771708-82/cartoon-bagley-triumph-america.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57771708-82/cartoon-bagley-triumph-america.html.csp">Letter: Cartoon says it all about Obamacare’s triumph</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T01:01:06.148-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Re Bagley’s April 1 cartoon, “Obama scores!”: I’m speechless but I have to write. This absolutely says it all! What a triumph for America! The crowbar and chain were a good detail but, most of all, this is a celebration of the persistence of the little people. Lorna Mary Hardy Salt Lake City</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57771708@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:01:06 MDT Friday movie roundup: Captain America, in charge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57774450-66/sltrib-com-csp-entertainment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57774450-66/sltrib-com-csp-entertainment.html.csp">Friday movie roundup: Captain America, in charge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T12:51:18.198-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 12:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This week at the movies, Captain America is back, fighting for what’s right — in a world where that’s not always so clear. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is by far the most exciting and intriguing of the stand-alone Marvel superhero movies since “The Avengers” mash-up. It’s really a conspiracy thriller, as Cap (Chris Evans) discovers something very dark at the heart of S.H.I.E.L.D. — and must go against authority to combat it. With a strong cast, led by veterans Samuel L. Jackson (as S.H....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57774450@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:51:18 MDT Gallery: Opening day of the baseball season in America http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57755055-77/baseball-season-beginning-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57755055-77/baseball-season-beginning-league.html.csp">Gallery: Opening day of the baseball season in America</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T16:49:18.458-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fans of every baseball team hope Monday marks the beginning of a stretch of wins that culminates in the World Series. Monday is opening day in the United States for the 2014 Major League Baseball season (the Dodgers and Diamondbacks played three games earlier this month in Australia). Check out photos from around the league marking the beginning of the season.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57755055@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:49:18 MDT Letter: U.S. foreign-affairs bungling dating to Reagan has hurt U.S. credibility http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57753492-82/bush-george-ground-reagan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57753492-82/bush-george-ground-reagan.html.csp">Letter: U.S. foreign-affairs bungling dating to Reagan has hurt U.S. credibility</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T14:23:11.924-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 02:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ronald Reagan’s Iran-Contra and CIA meddling in South America that continued into the George H.W. Bush administration, and George W. Bush’s illegal, immoral invasion of Iraq, Abu Ghraib and torture have all contributed to the loss of the United States’ moral high ground. Whenever our president takes a stand on human rights or sovereignty issues, I hear the world resounding, “Who the hell are you to talk?” Dan Bunch Sandy</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57753492@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:23:11 MDT College basketball: Doug McDermott leads AP All-America team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57753992-77/team-mcdermott-points-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57753992-77/team-mcdermott-points-season.html.csp">College basketball: Doug McDermott leads AP All-America team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM O’CONNELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T23:26:12.969-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 11:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Doug McDermott spent his senior season passing a lot of big names on the career scoring list. He is now among some very select company. The senior forward from Creighton was a unanimous choice for The Associated Press All-America team on Monday. He is the first three-time choice in 29 years and the 11th player overall. McDermott, who led the nation in scoring at 26.9 points a game, joins Oscar Robertson, Lew Alcindor, Pete Maravich and Bill Walton among others. The last three-time All-Americas w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577539922014-03-31T23:26:12.969-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T23:26:12.969-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57753992@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 23:26:12 MDT