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North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:03am

North Korea on Friday called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma.

What you can do about the hidden danger around your home

Wasatch Window Well Covers  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:00am

If your window wells are uncovered, you could potentially have a whole host of issues on your hands. Don’t believe it? Read on to find out more about some potentially serious problems.

3 children seriously injured in car crash in Salt Lake City

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:36am

Three children under the age of 5 were taken to Primary Children's Hospital Thursday night after the car they were riding in was hit in an intersection, police said.

GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:12am

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. Now comes his next challenge — persuading enough Republicans to back the measure and avert a defeat that could be shattering for President Donald Trump and the GOP.

Artists aim to challenge, comfort audience at festival

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 6:41am

In a festival populated with mind-bending sculptures, experimental photography and provocative surrealist paintings, Michael Rohner's work stands out for its "gently confrontational" nature.

Jazz trade up twice, select Donovan Mitchell with No. 13, Tony Bradley with No. 28

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:40am

Jazz made a move to trade up to select Donovan Mitchell with No. 13 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. Then, they did it again, moving up to No. 28. They did have to trade a current Jazzman in order to make their moves.

FBI investigating possible homicide on Uintah, Ouray Indian Reservation

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:48pm

The FBI and the Bureau of Indian Affairs are investigating the possible murder of a 38-year-old man on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in northeastern Utah.

Brian Head fire growing at 'unprecedented rate,' covers 17,294 acres

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:31pm

A wildfire near Brian Head resort continues to grow "at an unprecedented rate," officials said, reaching 17,294 acres on Thursday evening. The fire was only 5 percent contained.

Intermountain Healthcare diving into the past in hopes of changing future cancer treatment

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:23pm

Intermountain Healthcare doctors turn to genetic testing to treat cancer patients. They are also relying on almost 5 million tissue samples, stored in a basement facility, dating back to 1975, to help unlock future targeted cancer treatments.

RSL players bring smile to boy wounded in Sandy shooting

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:24pm

Soccer isn’t always about winning. Sometimes, it’s about the common bond that brings athletes and spectators together—the hope of a brighter day.

Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:10pm

Senate Republicans launched their plan for shriveling Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would slice and reshape Medicaid for the poor, relax rules on insurers and end tax increases on higher earners that have helped finance expanded coverage for millions.

Top 10 design trends in 2017 Utah Valley Parade of Homes

Homie  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:00pm

Every year, Parade of Homes builders and designers turn dreams into reality. If you haven’t yet been to this year’s Utah Valley Parade of Homes, you’re in for a treat. Here are some of the trends you’ll see popping up throughout th

Police arrest Bluffdale man who said he accidentally shot wife in stomach

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 8:50pm

Police have arrested a Bluffdale man who claimed he was cleaning his wife's gun when he accidentally shot her in the stomach.

Former Ute Kyle Kuzma selected No. 27 by Lakers

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 8:34pm

Leaving college early has seemingly paid off for former University of Utah basketball star Kyle Kuzma.

Can sitting cancel out the benefits of exercise?

Robert J. Davis, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 8:12pm

You've probably heard the trendy phrase that "sitting is the new smoking." Although it's an exaggeration to equate the two behaviors — nothing comes close to smoking in its many ruinous and deadly effects on the body — research does show that prolonged sitting may be harmful, even if you exercise regularly.

Teen who stabbed classmates apologizes, says he doesn't deserve mercy

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:31pm

As classmates he injured in a violent attack told a judge of their healing and forgiveness, the 16-year-old boy who attempted to kill them said he was in disbelief at their mercy Thursday as he was sentenced to prison.

Deseret Industries places 4 pianos around Salt Lake for public to play, enjoy

Viviane Vo-Duc  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 7:00pm

Four refurbished pianos from Deseret Industries are being placed throughout Salt Lake City as part of a collaboration between the Mundi Project and the LDS Welfare Services Department.

Hatch supportive, Lee 'not ready' as Senate unveils revised health care bill

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:53pm

The American Health Care Act is now the Better Care Reconciliation Act after changes to Republicans' health care bill were unveiled Thursday in the U.S. Senate.

Jury vindicates harassed ex-West Jordan cop, awards $2.7M

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:28pm

A former West Jordan police sergeant would readily give up the nearly $3 million a federal jury awarded him Wednesday to not have gone through years of hell for raising sexual harassment allegations against his superiors.

Uber rolls out in-app tipping option, matching Lyft

Michael Liedtke and Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:40pm

Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart.

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