The corporate campus of Vivint Inc., among North America’s largest home-automation companies, rises up on the outskirts of Provo, Utah, a handsome sprawl of glass and gleaming white metal set against the snow-capped Wasatch Mountains.
Idaho Republican Raul Labrador’s bid for the No. 2 leadership spot in the U.S. House of Representatives, while facing long odds, gives the Tea Party movement what it wanted -- a candidate to replace Eric Cantor as majority leader.
Gonzaga University clinched a 16th straight trip to the National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s basketball tournament with a 75-64 win against Brigham Young University for the West Coast Conference title.
Mitt Romney mentioned in an opinion piece for a Michigan newspaper last week that he learned to love “chrome and fins and roaring motors” while growing up in Detroit. His father might have disagreed with such sentiment.
Jimmer Fredette and the Sacramento Kings agreed on a contract buyout, clearing the way for the former first-round draft pick to join a team in contention for the National Basketball Association playoffs as a free agent.
If you are a teenager looking for a job in the past decade, the Provo-Orem, Utah, area was the place to be. Among America’s 100 largest metro areas, it alone had a greater share of teens working in 2012 than in 2000, a new Brookings Institution analysis finds.