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9-month-old baby drowns in Eagle Mountain

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 1:07pm

A 9-month-old girl drowned Thursday afternoon at a residence, police said.

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Judge jails Kentucky clerk for refusing marriage licenses

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 1:01pm

A defiant county clerk was sent to jail for contempt Thursday after insisting that her "conscience will not allow" her to follow a federal judge's orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.

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French investigators confirm wing part is from Flight 370

Greg Keller, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 12:56pm

French investigators have formally identified a washed-up piece of airplane debris found in July on a remote island in the Indian Ocean as part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that disappeared more than a year ago with 239 people aboard.

College student protected from bullet by iPhone

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 12:16pm

While many college students catch grief for being glued to their smartphones, a California student says he owes his life to his iPhone.

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Flaming spears, furry mascots and drum lines: Take the college football traditions quiz

Brandon Judd and Lafe Peavler, Deseret News  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 12:00pm

Think you know about some of college football's best traditions? Take this quiz and prove your mettle.

Judge sides with Brady, NFL promises 'Deflategate' appeal

Larry Neumeister and Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 11:51am

A judge let the air out of "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell promised to appeal.

New Utah app unites high school students against hunger

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 11:44am

High schools all over the state are joining forces in the fight against hunger with a new app.

Utah photos showcase pollution during '70s in Smithsonian state fair exhibit

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 11:29am

A traveling Smithsonian exhibit will be on display at the Utah State Fair and gives an eye-opening look into the American culture and pollution of the 1970s.

360-degree video of BYU's campus will transport you there

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 11:16am

New to campus at Brigham Young University? Want to take a walk down memory lane? This unique video is for you.

Woman accused of fatally stabbing girlfriend declared competent

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 11:15am

A Holladay woman accused of stabbing her girlfriend 46 times as they drove down the freeway has been found competent to stand trial.

Should my child play football?

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:56am

Fall officially kicks off on Sept. 23, and so does another eagerly anticipated season. It's time for football, football and more football!

Nurse who cared for mother dying of Ebola adopts baby

Krista Larson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:53am

The 19-year-old mother clutched her newborn son as she arrived at the Ebola holding center. The child's father was gone, and she had no family to help her. She knew she was dying.

Star Wars' new droid BB-8 is yours

Parija Kavilanz, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:12am

Meet BB-8. It's the new rolling droid that makes its big-screen debut in the highly anticipated "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." The film opens on December 18 — but you don't need to wait until then. You can take BB-8 home this week.

Strict state gun laws could lead to drops in suicide, study says

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 8:54am

State laws that restrict access to guns could reduce the rate of firearm-related suicide, according to new research.

Kids with cancer see dreams realized in book

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 8:01am

A Utah photographer has captured beautiful photographs based off the dreams of 21 pediatric cancer patients in hopes of raising awareness and inspiring others.

Sarah Palin to speak at Utah pregnancy crisis center dinner

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:21am

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will be in Salt Lake City next month to speak at a fundraiser for a Utah crisis pregnancy center.

National parks seeing huge spikes in visitation this summer

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 7:05am

Visitors heading to the Grand Canyon lately know they are going to get two things when they arrive: breathtaking views and long waits, whether it is to get into the national park itself or to find a parking spot inside. A few frustrated tourists have even turned around and left.

Former fire captain's lawsuit alleges sex discrimination

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 6:52am

A female fire captain who served as acting chief of the Saratoga Springs Fire Department says in a federal lawsuit that the city allowed the new fire chief to discriminate against her.

BYU student health plan no longer compliant with Affordable Care Act

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 10:35pm

BYU students are weighing their options for health insurance now that the school's student health plan is no longer considered compliant with President Barack Obama's health care law.

New fighter jets arrive at Hill Air Force Base

Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 10:20pm

A new squadron of fighter jets has started arriving at northern Utah's Hill Air Force Base.

2 Magna deaths are connected, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 10:19pm

Unified police detectives now believe the deaths of two Magna residents whose bodies were found within two days of each other are connected.

Mom pursues murder charge in death of son after driveway fight

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 10:18pm

Blake Burningham, 24, died after he was allegedly punched by his girlfriend's brother, Cole Pedersen, on Saturday and went into cardiac arrest. Burningham's mother now wants Pedersen charged with murder.

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