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Trump jokingly threatens to fire Price if health vote fails

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 10:32pm

President Donald Trump on Monday jokingly threatened to fire his health secretary if a crucial vote to repeal "Obamacare" fails.

AP sources: Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessions

Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 10:11pm

President Donald Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as he continues to rage against Sessions' decision to recuse himself from all matters related to the Russia investigation.

New US citizens encouraged to infuse culture with American experience

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 10:02pm

Joined by 124 other new citizens from 38 countries and six continents, Victor Avalos, 43, of Mexico, took the oath of allegiance and received a citizenship certificate Wednesday during a ceremony at the state Capitol.

No Fox apology in fight with New York Times about raid story

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:30pm

Fox News Channel on Monday clarified but didn't apologize for a weekend segment that The New York Times said falsely accused the newspaper of revealing intelligence information that enabled Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to elude capture by U.S. forces two years ago.

Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck

Frank Bajak and Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:11pm

The tractor-trailer was pitch-black inside, crammed with maybe 90 immigrants or more, and already hot when it left the Texas border town of Laredo for the 150-mile trip north to San Antonio.

5 kitchen updates that are quick, easy and cheap

KSL Classifieds  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:00pm

Here are 5 DIY ideas that can help give a builder-grade kitchen a shot of 2017 without having to sell your first born.

Watch: Kyle Kuzma's summer league highlight reel

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:57pm

The Los Angeles Lakers took former UCLA star Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 overall pick in this summer's NBA draft. But it was former Utah wing Kyle Kuzma who stole the show during the summer league. Here are his highlights.

McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health vote

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:51pm

John McCain will make a dramatic return to the Senate for a make-or-break vote on Republican health care legislation Tuesday just days after getting diagnosed with brain cancer, giving an emotional and arithmetical boost to his party's reeling effort to repeal Obamacare.

Rodeo couple raises cloned bulls for research, sentimental reasons

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:22pm

Steve and Cindy Gilbert have become well-known over the years for raising some of the nation's top rodeo bulls. Now, some of those rodeo classics live on, in their clones.

Scouts team up with ski resort to benefit birds

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:55pm

Some Millcreek Boy Scouts have teamed up with Deer Valley Resort to help out some birds — not snowbirds, but actual birds, such as swallows and ospreys, that hang out at the resort in the summertime.

Brush fire threatens Sandy homes before it's extinguished

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:36pm

A fast-moving brush fire threatened a dozen homes in Sandy on Monday.

Utah WW2 veteran's personal effects to be displayed in British museum

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:59pm

On July 4, 1944, one month after D-Day, an army pilot from Utah crash-landed in Nazi-occupied France. That pilot survived and went on to serve in two more wars. Now, his story of survival has captivated the interest of a British museum.

No Russia collusion, 'nothing to hide,' Kushner tells Senate

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:01pm

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner answered questions from Senate investigators for hours behind closed doors Monday, acknowledging four meetings with Russians during and after Trump's victorious White House bid and insisting he had "nothing to hide." He emerged smiling to publicly declare, "All of my actions were proper."

Woman injured in South Salt Lake shooting expected to recover, police say

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:01pm

A 42-year-old woman who was shot in the leg and torso Sunday afternoon at a house in South Salt Lake is expected to recover, police said Monday.

Utahns gather to celebrate pioneer heritage at Days of '47 Parade

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 4:19pm

Thousands of people flocked downtown Monday to view the annual Days of ’47 Parade as thousands more watched the festivities on TV.

Rescued eagle unable to return to wild, will stay at Utah wildlife rehab center

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 4:15pm

Phoenix, a 5-year-old golden eagle, leaps from perch to perch in his enclosure. He does it with a brace on his left foot.

Rockies’ Bettis pitches in SLC as he continues journey back to majors after cancer battle

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 3:17pm

Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis may have been the opposing pitcher at Smith’s Ballpark Sunday night, but it was hard to tell. Salt Lake City was just another stop in his goal to pitch in the majors again after beating cancer twice.

Early reports 'always just rumors,' Hayward says during lengthy free-agent discussion with ESPN

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 3:14pm

Former Utah Jazz star Gordon Hayward discussed at length his free-agent decision with ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski in a lengthy interview on the ESPN reporter's podcast "The Woj Pod."

Police arrest Midvale man in Magna shooting death of Murray woman

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 2:35pm

Police have arrested a Midvale man suspected in the shooting death of a Murray woman in a Magna home earlier this month.

6 relaxing, blissful summer book escapes

Teri Harman, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 2:22pm

There’s still plenty of time left for a summer escape, even if you don’t leave the comfort of your own backyard. These captivating novels pull the reader into amazing worlds of action, romance, emotion and even a little fairytale magic.

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LDS Church 'going forward' with alternative to Scouting for older teens

Scott Taylor, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 1:14pm

“Going forward.” That two-word phrase summarizes the direction and momentum of the LDS Church in the 10-plus weeks since it announced plans to begin its own activity program for young men ages 14 to 18 and discontinue participation with Scouting’s Varsity and Venturing programs for those ages.

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