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U.S. deploys Predator drones to Latvia

Tal Kopan and Jim Sciutto, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:15am

The U.S. deployed MQ-1 Predator drones to Latvia for the first time this weekend, the Pentagon announced Monday.

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Amazon to let Prime members download videos

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:01am

Amazon is upping the ante in the streaming-video competition with downloadable videos.

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Federal judge orders Kentucky clerk and her staff to court

Claire Galofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:01am

A county clerk in Kentucky who has invoked "God's authority" and is defying the U.S. Supreme Court by refusing to license same-sex marriage has been summoned along with her entire staff to explain to a federal judge why she should not face stiff fines or jail time.

More than 225K Apple iPhone accounts hacked

David Goldman, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:59am

Hackers have stolen more than 225,000 Apple accounts from iPhone customers.

Fit, healthy kids do better in school, especially math

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:32am

The familiar saying that exercise is good for the body and mind may be especially true for children. Kids who are physically fit actually have differences in their brain structures that might allow them to do better in math, according to a new study.

UN: Satellite images show Temple of Bel in Syria "destroyed"

Albert Aji and Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:09am

A satellite image on Monday shows that the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian city of Palmyra has been destroyed, a United Nations agency said. The image was taken a day after a massive explosion was set off near the 2,000-year-old temple in the city occupied by Islamic State militants.

How 'Guardians of the Galaxy' helped a child to speak

Henry Hanks, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 8:47am

Last year, at the age of 3, Sawyer Dunlap could say only a few words. He was diagnosed with dyspraxia, a neurological disorder that often affects speech and can impair motor skills, memory and other cognitive abilities for life.

Dick Cheney warns of potential 9/11 with 'much deadlier weapons'

Jeremy Diamond, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 8:30am

Former Vice President Dick Cheney believes there could be "another 9/11 style attack with much deadlier weapons" in the future and said ISIS is "extraordinarily dangerous" to U.S. homeland security.

Man sustains head injury in auto-pedestrian crash

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 8:16am

A man was taken to the hospital with a head injury after being struck in a crosswalk by a turning vehicle.

Police investigate suspicious death in Avenues

Linda Williams  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 7:58am

Police are investigating a suspicious death in the Avenues. A man's body was found on Chandler Drive and police believe it may be a drug-related death,

Overdose prevention focus of gathering at Utah Capitol

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 10:51pm

Many of the loved ones of those who have died because of drug tragedies gathered at the Capitol Monday evening to remember them and to challenge the community and our government to do more to save lives.

2nd year of SAGE testing in Utah schools shows growth

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 10:45pm

Overall improvement in proficiency rates on standardized tests from 2014 was something educators expected to see, but some of the numbers are showing surprisingly rapid trends of improvement happening consistently across the state.

Plumes of chlorine gas to be released on Dugway testing grounds

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 10:36pm

The U.S. Army's Dugway Proving Ground is working with the Department of Homeland Security this week for 5- and 10-ton releases of chlorine gas — a chemical that could be deadly if inhaled in high concentrations.

Security guard fired shot during confrontation at WVC driver's license office, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 10:35pm

A confrontation between a security guard and another man inside a state Driver License Division office resulted in a shot from the security guard's gun being fired.

Hostage standoff ends peacefully after more than 5 hours, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 10:35pm

A more than five hour standoff and hostage situation in West Valley ended peacefully Monday.

Salem canal keepers working on a more permanent fix

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 10:04pm

Nearly a week after folks in Salem were sent scrambling after a canal break, water is back flowing in the Highline Canal once again. Now officials are looking at a plan for a more secure way to deliver the water.

Latest Clinton emails show frustrations at State with email

Lisa Lerer and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 9:50pm

Aides to Hillary Rodham Clinton at the State Department complained about the limitations of using email to discuss sensitive diplomatic information, according to the latest batch of emails released by the agency from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.

Report: E-cigs overtake cigarettes in popularity among Utah teens

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 9:19pm

For the first time, e-cigarettes have overtaken cigarettes in popularity among Utah teens.

Meth house to masterpiece: Historic Ogden home connects generations

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 9:04pm

Ogden city has worked to revitalize neighborhoods by fixing up and selling foreclosed homes. One such home connected a woman to her immigrant grandparents.

Cochlear implants changing lives of 3 Utah sisters

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 8:17pm

For Larissa, Bethany and Katelyn Anderson, the world was a quiet place. But just over three weeks ago, the Utah sisters underwent surgery at Primary Children's Hospital to receive cochlear implants. Now they're learning to hear.

Residents of 5 Utah County cities won't have to cast 2 ballots

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 7:53pm

Residents in the five Utah County cities holding vote-by-mail elections this year won't have to cast two ballots to weigh in on both city and county issues.

Your 'Super Mom' cape is making your kids miserable

Damara Simmons, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 7:31pm

Looking back I wish I could have a heart-to-heart chat with my younger self. I would tell her, "Damara dear, I know you want to be a good mom, but your red, shiny cape has to go. It does not matter."

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