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US home prices reach record high for 6th straight month

Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:02am

U.S. home prices reached a new high in May for the sixth straight month, which may raise fears of another housing bubble roughly a decade after a previous one burst.

Woman gets kidney donation from stranger-turned-friend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:59am

A Massachusetts mother has a new outlook on life after receiving a kidney donation from a complete stranger.

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Official: US Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian ship

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:48am

A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that came close to it during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, an American defense official said.

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Kushner returns to Capitol Hill for 2nd day of interviews

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:41am

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner returned to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a second day of private meetings with congressional investigators, this time for a closed-door conversation with lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee.

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Parents ask court to let them take Charlie Gard home to die

Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:32am

Charlie Gard's mother returned to a London court Tuesday to ask a judge to let her and the baby's father take their critically ill son home to die.

The latest on solar in Utah — 3 major changes happening this year

KSL Classifieds  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 8:00am

Solar in Utah has certainly hit its stride. See what it has in store in 2017.

Couple asks for donations after taking in children in abuse case

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 7:58am

A couple was arrested after police said a mother gave her newborn prescription pain killers in the hospital to hide the baby's drug addiction. That infant and three siblings have now been taken in by one of the children's biological parents.

Trump tweets, McCain return set stage for health bill vote

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 7:20am

President Donald Trump urged Republicans to "step up to the plate" for Tuesday's crucial Senate vote on their bill eviscerating much of the Obama health care law. The stage was set for high drama, with Sen. John McCain returning to the Capitol to cast his first vote since being diagnosed with brain cancer.

Trump jokingly threatens to fire Price if health vote fails

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 10:32pm

President Donald Trump on Monday jokingly threatened to fire his health secretary if a crucial vote to repeal "Obamacare" fails.

AP sources: Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessions

Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 10:11pm

President Donald Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as he continues to rage against Sessions' decision to recuse himself from all matters related to the Russia investigation.

New US citizens encouraged to infuse culture with American experience

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 10:02pm

Joined by 124 other new citizens from 38 countries and six continents, Victor Avalos, 43, of Mexico, took the oath of allegiance and received a citizenship certificate Wednesday during a ceremony at the state Capitol.

No Fox apology in fight with New York Times about raid story

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:30pm

Fox News Channel on Monday clarified but didn't apologize for a weekend segment that The New York Times said falsely accused the newspaper of revealing intelligence information that enabled Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to elude capture by U.S. forces two years ago.

Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck

Frank Bajak and Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:11pm

The tractor-trailer was pitch-black inside, crammed with maybe 90 immigrants or more, and already hot when it left the Texas border town of Laredo for the 150-mile trip north to San Antonio.

5 kitchen updates that are quick, easy and cheap

KSL Classifieds  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 9:00pm

Here are 5 DIY ideas that can help give a builder-grade kitchen a shot of 2017 without having to sell your first born.

Watch: Kyle Kuzma's summer league highlight reel

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:57pm

The Los Angeles Lakers took former UCLA star Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 overall pick in this summer's NBA draft. But it was former Utah wing Kyle Kuzma who stole the show during the summer league. Here are his highlights.

McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial health vote

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:51pm

John McCain will make a dramatic return to the Senate for a make-or-break vote on Republican health care legislation Tuesday just days after getting diagnosed with brain cancer, giving an emotional and arithmetical boost to his party's reeling effort to repeal Obamacare.

Rodeo couple raises cloned bulls for research, sentimental reasons

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:22pm

Steve and Cindy Gilbert have become well-known over the years for raising some of the nation's top rodeo bulls. Now, some of those rodeo classics live on, in their clones.

Scouts team up with ski resort to benefit birds

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:55pm

Some Millcreek Boy Scouts have teamed up with Deer Valley Resort to help out some birds — not snowbirds, but actual birds, such as swallows and ospreys, that hang out at the resort in the summertime.

Brush fire threatens Sandy homes before it's extinguished

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:36pm

A fast-moving brush fire threatened a dozen homes in Sandy on Monday.

Utah WW2 veteran's personal effects to be displayed in British museum

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:59pm

On July 4, 1944, one month after D-Day, an army pilot from Utah crash-landed in Nazi-occupied France. That pilot survived and went on to serve in two more wars. Now, his story of survival has captivated the interest of a British museum.

Spanish Fork family honors toddler killed in accident with big act of kindness

Sean Moody  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:22pm

Days after they lost their toddler in an accident, a Spanish Fork family is keeping his name alive with a big act of kindness.

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