05/27/2014 6:40amHere are five stories you may have missed this Memorial Day weekend, along with a bonus story (since it was a three- day holiday).
05/27/2014 7:08amRecent reports show that interest in reading has been steadily declining over the years. But, librarians say there are some good ways to get teens interested in books over the summer.
05/27/2014 7:44amA Mexican man once listed as the world's heaviest human being died Monday at the age of 48.
05/27/2014 8:29amA University of Utah football player was surprised to learn he was mentioned in a 140-page manifesto by the man suspected of fatally shooting and stabbing six University of California, Santa Barbara students last week.
05/27/2014 9:11amA tornado struck a workers camp in North Dakota's oil patch on Monday, injuring nine people — one critically — and destroying at least eight trailers where workers had been living, an emergency management official said.
05/27/2014 9:29amMore technical toys and apps are popular among parents who want to give their kids that digital edge, but is it good for kids?
05/27/2014 10:00amBuilding a new home? Be sure you ask the vital questions.
05/27/2014 10:01amA group of researchers from California State University at Long Beach, the University of Kent and the University of Missouri worked together to determine how alcohol can enhance aggressive behavior.
05/27/2014 10:21amDespite the optimism going into the lottery selection last week, the Utah Jazz fell one spot in the draft order to the No. 5 overall pick. The Jazz will have several options heading into the draft at the end of June — trading picks or assets — but will likely stay at the No. 5 spot.
05/27/2014 10:48amMost people choose artificially-sweetened soda over regular soda to avoid packing on extra pounds. But what if you already choose diet? Would it be helpful to quit that too? A new study funded by the American Beverage Association says no.
05/27/2014 11:54amTwo men were arrested after threatening a homeowner's daughter and breaking into their house Sunday, police said.
05/27/2014 11:59amEach week, we hope to share moments from our readers' lives that made their days great. Whether it is a sweet note from a loved one, an act of kindness or a person with an inspiring attitude, we want to hear about it.
05/27/2014 12:21pmNigeria's military chiefs and the president are apparently split over how to free nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists, with the military saying use of force endangers the hostages and the president reportedly ruling out a prisoner-hostage swap.
05/27/2014 12:30pmUtah has a variety of beautiful mountain ranges and hills that make for a great pastime. If hiking is your thing, check KSL.com each week for the "Hike of the Week" to get new ideas of where you can go exploring.
05/27/2014 12:45pmRick Dyer has been touring the nation with what he claimed was the real-life body of a Bigfoot. Now he's come clean, admitting that the body is a fake. But he's not through making ludicrous claims about his Bigfoot research.
05/27/2014 1:15pmA rainy night mixed with musical inclination and 101 glass bottles led to perhaps the most fun version of "Flight of the Bumblebee" you've ever heard.
05/27/2014 2:02pmIn preparation for this weekend's "Maleficent," we've put together a list of the five most evil villains in Disney history.
05/27/2014 2:16pmPregnancies are already uncomfortable. Add in the summer heat and they're even worse. Here's how to beat the heat this summer and stay healthy.
05/27/2014 3:43pmPeople will often use Wikipedia as a starting point for research, but that might not a good idea when it comes to medical topics, according to a new study.
05/27/2014 4:11pmCharting an end to America's longest war, President Barack Obama announced plans Tuesday for keeping nearly 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after this year but then withdrawing virtually all by the close of 2016 and the conclusion of his presidency.
05/27/2014 4:23pmClose to three months after the Malaysian jetliner disappeared, the government on Tuesday released reams of raw satellite data it used to determine that the flight ended in the southern Indian Ocean, a step long demanded by the families of some of the passengers on board.
05/27/2014 4:33pmPolice officers and search and rescue volunteers were able to rescue a dog from a swift-moving river Sunday.
05/27/2014 5:09pmFederal officials say Friday rainstorms pushed some oil and contaminated soil from a nearby well leak into the Green River in southeast Utah.
05/27/2014 5:33pmAuthorities are trying to find whoever is responsible for vandalizing a popular rock art panel northeast of Price.
05/27/2014 6:06pmParents of the children who were driven to school by a bus driver charged with sexually abusing a young girl on his route for months have issued a scathing open letter to the Canyons School District asking it to restore public trust.
05/27/2014 6:10pmAuthorities braced for the possibility of another landslide in a remote part of western Colorado as they surveyed a massive debris field Tuesday amid dangerously unstable conditions that led them to call off the search for three ranchers missing there.
05/27/2014 6:21pmA retired Utah soldier hopes his lawsuit against a convicted terrorist will keep money out of the hands of terrorist organizations.
05/27/2014 6:32pmThe two people killed in an ATV accident Sunday afternoon were identified Tuesday.
05/27/2014 6:41pmA man approached an officer Friday and confessed to allegedly robbing a Dairy Queen on April 15.
05/27/2014 6:49pmOrem police officer Kevin Norris has caught a lot of suspected DUI drivers during his career — but none have been as easy as the arrest he made Sunday.
05/27/2014 6:56pmProvo firefighters faced two fires Sunday fueled by highly flammable cottonwood seeds.
05/27/2014 6:57pmSo far, Salt Lake's VA Hospital has escaped the major problems that have plagued 26 other facilities under investigation nationwide.
05/27/2014 7:11pmSummer is in the air and many schools are letting out for their 3- month break — which means that kids around the nation are rejoicing. However, the summer months may not be a joyous time for all children across the U.S.
05/27/2014 7:28pmNobody is immune from the fear of rejection, but some power through it to achieve success while others let it stop them from reaching their dreams. Read on for advice on steamrolling the fear of rejection as a way to control our road to victory.
05/27/2014 7:53pmSalt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker wants to cancel next year's city- sponsored fireworks shows at Jordan Park and Liberty Park because of the air pollution they create and a tight budget. But will canceling them really reduce air pollution?
05/27/2014 8:16pmBald Man Bongos is exactly what it sounds like. They will be on "America's Got Talent" ... likely in tonight's episode, and they are from Utah.
05/27/2014 8:40pmA woman killed in a single-car rollover on I-215 Tuesday has been identified, police said.
05/27/2014 8:55pmParenting in an era where we're bombarded with messages about what we should and shouldn't be doing is hard. But after years of trying to make summers magical for my children, I've thrown in the towel. My new goal for summer break? Survive.
05/27/2014 9:02pmAfter being ordered to stand trial on a DUI charge Tuesday, former Washington County Sheriff's Lt. Jason Lynn Adams pleaded not guilty.
05/27/2014 9:31pmA new conservation program created with the February passage of the farm bill frees up more than a billion dollars aimed at improving water quality and soil health. The Colorado River Basin is one of eight priority regions identified for funding.
05/27/2014 10:08pmLesly Beck married her passion for art with raising awareness about homeless youth with the 9 Pillars Project. Designs inspired by homeless youth are now being painted on nine concrete pillars under a highway overpass at 600 W. 600 South.
05/27/2014 10:28pmWhen Greg Senkel began driving his wife Rebecca to the hospital for the birth of their daughter Eden, they didn't think she'd come before they got out of the car.
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