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Turkey shoots down Russian jet it says violated its airspace

Jim Heintz and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 3:42pm

Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on Tuesday that it said ignored repeated warnings and crossed into its airspace from Syria, killing at least one of the two pilots in a long-feared escalation in tensions between Russia and NATO. Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced what he called a "stab in the back" and warned of "significant consequences."

User submitted photos: Fall's last hurrah

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 3:34pm

Users are making the most of the last marks of fall, as well as capturing some moments in breaking news. Check out this week's user submitted pics and submit your own.

Police looking for missing endangered 83-year-old

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 2:59pm

Police are seeking the public's help in finding an 83-year-old man who went missing Nov. 12, officials said.

10 retailers with highest Black Friday discounts

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 2:31pm

Black Friday has gained popularity over the years with people frantic to do some major bargain shopping for Christmas. If you are planning to brave the cold and the crowds this year, here are the top stores with the biggest savings, according to a re

Is 'The Good Dinosaur' the best movie opening this weekend?

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 2:12pm

If seeing a movie over the long holiday weekend has become part of your family's annual tradition, Pixar has you covered.

Suffering from depression? Call the UNI Team

University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 2:03pm

The UNI Team is available 24/7 to answer any mental health crisis you or your loved one is having.

KSL Pick'em: Cougar fans dominate Week 12 leaderboard

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 1:59pm

With the games in the books, how did we do? Here are the results of Week 12 of KSL's College Football Pick'em.

Company says kids from polygamous towns weren't employees

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 1:51pm

A company accused of using unpaid laborers from a Utah-based polygamous group to pick pecans says the women and children were picking up fallen nuts, not working as employees.

Donald Trump says he'd bring back waterboarding

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 1:49pm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says the U.S. should engage in much more aggressive interrogation techniques on terrorism suspects as he continues to push a hard line on national security after the Paris attacks.

Have You Seen This? A first dance you'll never forget

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 1:14pm

The first dance between a married couple is a special thing to witness, but this couple took it to a whole new level. This husband surprised his bride by getting out of his wheelchair to enjoy their first dance as husband and wife.

10 organizations providing meals, groceries for needy during Thanksgiving

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 12:57pm

Several local organizations have ensured those in need are able to receive a meal or some groceries this holiday.

Utah reports 5 E. coli cases linked to Costco chicken salad

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 12:45pm

Health officials say at least five cases of E. coli have been reported in Utah, and four of those people reported eating chicken salad from Costco. Nineteen cases have been reported in seven states.

Liquor commission going slow on Starbucks' request to sell beer, wine

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 12:31pm

Starbucks wants to add alcoholic beverages to its assortment of coffee, tea and hot chocolate at five of its Utah stores, but the state alcohol commission isn't ready to let the pouring begin.


Everything you need to know about Utah high school boys basketball for 2015-16

Deseret News  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 11:46am

The 2015-2016 high school basketball season gets underway this Tuesday with 42 games around the state. To prepare fans for the upcoming season, the Deseret News has put together capsules for each class, region and team. Every coach was invited to participate and submit information.

Google Fiber plans move along: What will it mean for SLC?

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 11:45am

In Spring 2015 Google Fiber announced they would be laying their fiber optic network in Salt Lake City. What has been going on since then?

Product review: 2 goggles to check out for the ski season

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 11:29am

Winter is here and the ski and snowboard season is finally upon us. This review compares two different snow goggles: the Spy Ace and the Julbo Aerospace.

Heat of hunter's fire breaks boulder; it falls, killing him

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 11:04am

A hunter died when heat from his fire broke apart a massive overhanging boulder, tumbling on the man and nearly killing his neighbor as well, West Virginia State Police said Tuesday.

4 reasons why Farmington just got a whole lot cooler

Station Park  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 10:31am

You probably know Farmington because it's home to Lagoon. But now a different attraction will make you want to visit Farmington again... and again.

Is Derrick Favors the Jazz's best player?

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 10:21am

A look at the Jazz through 13 games, and whether or not Derrick Favors has done enough to emerge as the team's best player.

Chicago cop charged with murder in shooting of black teen

Don Babwin and Michael Tarm, AP, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 9:55am

A white Chicago police officer accused of fatally shooting a black teenager was charged with murder Tuesday, just a day ahead of a deadline for the city to release a squad-car video of the killing.

Americans say racism growing, a 'big problem,' poll finds

Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 9:26am

Debra Aust sees it in videos of recent police shootings.


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