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Navy parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:00pm

In the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, a Navy Seal team member fell to his death Sunday after his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River.

Pleasant Grove woman killed after her motorcycle collides with truck

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:28pm

A Pleasant Grove woman was killed Sunday on state Route 35 east of Woodland after the motorcycle she was riding failed to negotiate a turn. Authorities identified the victim as Claire Benson, 47. The highway was shut down for one hour.

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:15pm

Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached — a cheerful "Happy Memorial Day!" from oblivious well-wishers.

U. College of Education among top secondary teacher preparation programs nationwide

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:32pm

The University of Utah's College of Education is one of the top secondary teacher preparation programs nationwide, according to the latest ratings by the National Council on Teacher Quality.

'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:35pm

It was smooth sailing to the top spot at the box office for "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," but the waters were choppier for the Dwayne Johnson comedy "Baywatch."

Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 7:57pm

A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class with him and took his notes while he pursued his Master of Business Administration.

Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team

Jill Colvin and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 6:43pm

President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists, frustrated by what he views as his team's inability to contain the burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

'I ain't fit to live': Police say Mississippi gunman kills 8

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 6:33pm

A man who got into an argument with his estranged wife and her family over his children was arrested Sunday in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left eight people dead, including his mother-in-law and a sheriff's deputy.

BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delays

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 6:24pm

British Airways said many of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but some travelers will likely face cancellations and delays for a third straight day after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights.

Jack Stockton, father of John Stockton, dies at 89

Yvette Cruz and Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 28th - 5:59pm

Jack Stockton, the father of NBA Hall of Fame basketball player John Stockton, has died, several media outlets reported Sunday. He was 89.

Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapse

Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 5:29pm

Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery: Does treating opioid addiction with medication save lives? Or does it trade one addiction for another?

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18 Utah-based shows to add to your Netflix queue

Hannah McDonald, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 28th - 5:28pm

Netflix currently offers several movies and television shows that were filmed in Utah.

Most Chipotle restaurants hacked with credit card stealing malware

Jackie Wattles, CNN  |  Posted   May 28th - 4:53pm

A cybersecurity attack that hit most Chipotle restaurants allowed hackers to steal credit card information from customers, the burrito chain confirmed.

Is Utah ready to build trade relations with Cuba?

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   May 28th - 4:11pm

Recently, the Salt Lake Chamber and World Trade Center Utah conducted a weeklong trade mission to Cuba that included local business and civic leaders. The trip was an effort to establish relations with the Cuban government for the long-term future.

Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti another Indy 500 win

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 3:32pm

Takuma Sato won the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday to give Andretti a second consecutive victory in “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” An Andretti driver has now won the 500 three times in the last four years.

Abraham Lincoln document from Civil War up for sale

Dakin Andone, CNN  |  Posted   May 28th - 2:38pm

This Memorial Day, historical collectors have the opportunity to snag a rare Civil War item: a document believed to be the only one with the signatures of President Abraham Lincoln and his fellow Union political and military leaders.

Have You Seen This? John Williams musically rules the world

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 28th - 2:07pm

It’s mind-blowing to realize how much John Williams has been a major musical part of our lives.

Pineview swimmer rescued, resuscitated by good Samaritan boater

Jordan Ormond  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:50pm

A man who nearly drowned in Pineview Reservoir Saturday evening was pulled from the water and resuscitated by a good Samaritan. Sheriff's deputies say the man was swimming while intoxicated.

Google aims to connect online ads to real-world sales

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:37am

Google already monitors online shopping — and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising.

Researchers: Drug will 'dramatically reduce' need for liver transplants

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:00am

Patients' need for a transplant can be dramatically lowered by a drug that until now has been unclear with regard to its effects on the most severely ill with a liver disease, according to an Intermountain Healthcare study unveiled Friday.

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