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Nearing 100-day mark, Trump says milestone not 'meaningful'

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:48am

For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions.

The Triple Team: Joe Johnson carries Jazz to Game 4 win

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:00am

Joe Johnson carried the Jazz for the game's final seven minutes to help tie the series at two games each. That, plus notes on Rudy Gobert's return, Derrick Favors' great game, and Gordon Hayward's sickness.

New LDS temple in France opens to the public

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:57pm

A temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France is a dream come true for French Mormons, who have waited decades for a house of worship in their country.

N. Korea detains US citizen; 3rd American being held

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:55pm

North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, officials said, bringing to three the number of Americans now being held there.

'Like an adventure': BYU professor and her students discover a new planet

Ray Boone  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:28pm

In between taking her kids to dental appointments and soccer games, Dr. Denise Stephens found the time to help her students discover a new planet, 1300 light years away.

Police pick up adorable intruders: A pair of pygmy goats

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:34pm

Police in Maine have picked up some adorable intruders after two miniature goats escaped from their home and wandered the streets.

Motorcyclist going estimated 140 mph dies after crashing in Virgin River Gorge

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:58pm

A motorcyclist who a witness estimated to be going 140 mph died Saturday afternoon after striking a guardrail and crashing in the Virgin River Gorge.

Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

Catherine Lucey and Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:11pm

President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline. It's all complicated by a potential showdown with Democrats over paying for a border wall.

Pathways program connects high school grads with high-tech jobs

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:46pm

In just its first two years, the Utah Aerospace Pathways program has found great success in connecting Utah high school students with good paying, sustainable employment in the state's growing advanced manufacturing sector.

Obama meets with at-risk youth ahead of Chicago speech

Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:04pm

Former President Barack Obama met Sunday with at-risk young men and boys in his hometown of Chicago before his first major post-presidency speech.

College student killed during hammer throw at track meet

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:41pm

A college student has died after being struck during a hammer-throw event at a track meet in suburban Chicago.

New law aims to help job applicants with criminal history

Michelle L. Price - Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:02pm

Job applicants who've been convicted of a crime won't have to disclose their criminal record before some job interviews under a new Utah law aiming to help convicts find work after prison.

Police seek public’s help in solving Easter Sunday homicide of South Jordan man

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:29pm

Police are trying to locate a vehicle that was seen on surveillance video near 3200 S. 900 West, where a man was shot and killed on Easter Sunday.

Grand Canyon tram project stalls before Navajo council vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:54pm

A project to build a 1.6-mile tram that would take visitors into the Grand Canyon is on hold for a few months after failing to gain enough support from Navajo Nation lawmakers.

Scams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking victims' homes

Matt Sedensky, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:02pm

The phone call came as Raymond Murray neared the bottom of his luck. His wife had died, his career had been ended by injuries, and struggling to get by on his disability check, he had scraped together just enough to pay a lawyer to avoid imminent foreclosure on his modest Brooklyn home.

US gas prices rise 3 cents over 2 weeks, to $2.46 a gallon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 3:33pm

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 3 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.46.

Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around world

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 3:05pm

Whatever the result of France's presidential election, the choice will resonate far beyond France's borders, from Syrian battlefields to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the U.N. Security Council.

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Wanted: Effective, veteran teachers willing to relocate to San Juan County

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:54pm

While on the job, teachers at Montezuma Creek Elementary School face working conditions to which most public school teachers in Utah would be completely unaccustomed.

No. 3 BYU men's volleyball to face Barton in NCAA Tournament first round

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:42pm

The Cougars (24-4) received an at-large bid and the No. 3 seed in next week’s NCAA Tournament, and will face tourney debutant Barton from Conference Carolinas Tuesday, 4 p.m. MDT, in Columbus, Ohio.

On Holocaust day, Netanyahu says its lessons guide him

Ian Deitch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:30pm

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened Israel's annual memorial day for the 6 million Jews systematically killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II by saying the lessons of the Holocaust guide him daily and issuing a warning to Israel's enemies not to test it.

Have You Seen This? Dad still dad when asleep

Martha Ostergar, KSL Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:03pm

Muscle memory and instinct take over when this sleeping dad hears his crying baby.

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