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Tom Hanks' 5 best performances

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 2:01pm

With the new Tom Hanks film "The Circle" headed to theaters this weekend, we decided to take a look at the two-time Academy Award winner's best performances.

Crosswalk where Utah teen fatally struck to get new signal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 1:41pm

A new crossing walk signal is going up where a Utah teen was struck by two cars, one of which pinned him to the ground, before he died of his injuries.

Have You Seen This? Don’t tease a lion

Angie Treasure, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 1:18pm

I get it. I don’t like making eye contact with strangers, either.

Monument review includes oceans, tribal lands and Sequoias

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 12:50pm

President Donald Trump's call to review 24 national monuments established by three former presidents puts in limbo protections on large swaths of land home to ancient cliff dwellings, towering Sequoias, deep, canyons and oceans habitats where seals, whales and sea turtles roam.

Children with elevated lead levels aren't being tested or diagnosed, study says

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 12:18pm

In the United States, pediatric health care providers are not doing enough testing of children's blood lead levels in many states, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Pediatrics.

Pentagon probes former Trump aide Flynn's foreign payments

Chad Day and Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 11:52am

The investigations into President Donald Trump's ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn intensified Thursday as the Pentagon's watchdog joined lawmakers in scrutinizing the legality of payments he accepted from foreign sources including a Russian state-sponsored television network.

Why you should take a trip to check out the colossal Double Arch

Mike Godfrey, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 11:43am

Double Arch is one of Utah's largest and most unique natural arches, and one of Utah's most accessible.

Duck Dynasty star announced as guest for 3rd annual local social media convention

Rebecca Rode, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 11:15am

Utah's CVX Live, a social media convention now in its third year, recently announced a special guest: Sadie Robertson from the popular Duck Dynasty TV show.

NBA head coach Gregg Popovich leaves $5,000 tip to waiter

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 11:04am

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich left a $5,000 tip to a waiter for particularly good service for a meal in Memphis, where the Spurs are playing the Grizzlies in the playoffs.

Trump says US won't leave NAFTA — for now

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 11:03am

President Donald Trump said he has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time, but could still withdraw if he concludes a renegotiated pact is not "a fair deal for all."

Eagle Mountain boy's elaborate scheme for more video game time goes viral

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:54am

Every child wishes to get the ultimate pass to play more video games, and one Utah boy’s attempt to persuade his parents to let him game more has gone viral.

Death of giant rabbit adds to United Airlines' woes

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:34am

United Airlines is reviewing its handling of a giant showcase rabbit that died after being shipped across the Atlantic from Britain on one of its flights, the latest in a growing list of customer complaints.

2 plead guilty in New Harmony horse abuse case

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:31am

Two New Harmony residents pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of animal cruelty originating from the discovery of three dead horses that reportedly died of starvation. A fourth horse was found alive, yet was malnourished and injured.

Record-setting pitcher leaving her mark on No. 21 BYU softball

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:15am

McKenna Bull's legacy with No. 21 BYU softball is secure. She is the school's all-time leader in innings pitched, complete games, shutouts, saves, strikeouts and wins. But she wants more: an NCAA Super Regional bid, for starters.


Dying homeless in Salt Lake City

Daphne Chen, Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:13am

The world identified him as homeless. To his friends, he was Justin: "Whenever he got depressed, whenever he got lonely, he turned to his bottle. And Justin was always depressed and he was always lonely."

Man involved in fatal motorcycle crash in Virgin River Gorge identified

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:58am

The name of a man killed in a motorcycle crash in the Virgin River Gorge, Arizona, over the weekend was released by authorities Tuesday.

House seeks charges for tech official in Clinton email case

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:57am

A congressional committee on Thursday asked the Justice Department to consider criminally prosecuting the head of a technology services company that was involved in maintaining a private email server for Hillary Clinton.

United to offer bumped flyers up to $10,000 after video flap

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:30am

United Airlines says it will raise the limit — to $10,000 — on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat.

AP Photos: Chernobyl's ghost town draws daring visitors

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:02am

A bulletin board in the Ukrainian town of Pripyat still bears an edition of the Sovietsky Patriot newspaper, dated three days before the nuclear explosion that turned the city into one of the world's most baleful ghost towns.

The First Amendment doesn't guarantee you the rights you think it does

Aj Willingham, CNN Design: India Hayes CNN  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:39am

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances."

Trump tax plan leaves Congress, Ryan with heavy lift

Stephen Ohlemacher and Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:16am

President Donald Trump's tax plan leaves much of the heavy lifting to Congress, while ignoring years of hard work by the guy who will have to do a lot of that lifting: House Speaker Paul Ryan.


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