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Pope warns powerful to act humbly or risk ruin in TED talk

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:26am

Pope Francis is warning the powerful to act humbly or risk ruin, in a TED talk in which he urges the world to show more solidarity with the poor and weak.

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US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:15am

Hours after a display of North Korean military power, rival South Korea announced Wednesday the installation of key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system meant to counter the North.

Board to oversee new homeless shelters gearing up for new role, considering appointment of Josh Romney

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:02am

The organization that's supposed to act as the oversight and "backbone" to the state's new homeless model took some of its first steps Tuesday toward owning and operating the three future homeless resource centers.

Trump proposing 'biggest tax cut' in US history

Josh Boak and Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:42am

President Donald Trump is proposing "the biggest tax cut" ever, even as the government struggles with mounting debt, in an effort to fulfill his promises to stimulate job creation and middle class prosperity.

U. engineering students present toll study for Big Cottonwood Canyon

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:21am

How to handle the people problem as a result of the popularity of Big Cottonwood Canyon was the focus of an engineering study done by University of Utah senior design students studying civil and environmental engineering. They recommend a toll.

5 most important money lessons to teach your kids

Zions Bank  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:00am

As a parent, you're responsible for setting up your children for future success. Financial success is included in that.

FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet

Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:00am

U.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat, diagnose or prevent cancer.

Historic steam engine makes stop in Utah

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:19am

Union Pacific's 844 steam locomotive is on display at Union Station in Ogden until Wednesday night.

Daggett board to take over as sheriff amid jail controversy

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:02am

Daggett County commissioners will fill in as sheriff, they announced two days after the resignation of the former official elected to the post.

The Triple Team: Jazz clutch resilience leads to Game 5 win over Clippers

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:11am

On the effort plays and resilience that pushed the Jazz on top in the fourth quarter, the Jazz's scoring options coming through when it mattered most, and the Jazz's depth beating the Clippers' stars.

Section of SR 92 closed as police investigate discovered body

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:41pm

State Route 92 near the mouth of American Fork Canyon was closed Tuesday afternoon as authorities investigated a body found near Timpanogos Cave, police said.

Northern Utah community comes together for teen with special needs

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:37pm

Utah's biking community came together Tuesday to help a 17-year-old boy with autism reach his goal of competing on his high school's mountain biking team.

Utahns record rocky flight from Costa Rica as engine fails

Annie Knox and Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:22pm

Utahns are among several passengers happy to be alive after a flight from Costa Rica to Texas took a frightful turn over the ocean Monday.

Old Ogden fire station being converted to homeless resource center

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:11pm

The growing homeless population is an issue throughout Utah, but there is one group in Ogden thinking outside the box on what they can do to help.

Snow College students engineer service project to help neighbors

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:37pm

Many college students are cramming for finals right now, but a few students at Snow College took a break to help their neighbors. They adopted a mobile home park in the community that was in serious need of attention.

County will protect Jordan River from homeless impact, council members affirm

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:01pm

The Salt Lake County Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to express a formal intent that the county will take measures to protect the Jordan River from the future South Salt Lake homeless resource center.

GOP drops US-Mexico wall demands as spending talks advance

Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:42pm

Congressional negotiators on Tuesday inched toward a potential agreement on a catchall spending bill that would deny President Donald Trump's request for immediate funding to construct a wall along the Mexico border. The emerging measure would increase the defense budget and eliminate the threat of a government shutdown on Trump's 100th day in office this Saturday.

Ditch the diet and listen to your body instead

Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:31pm

Just like a baby teaches their parents how to care for them, our bodies teach us exactly how to treat them. But how do you pay attention to the cues?

Late spring snow puts avalanche monitors on alert

Sean Moody  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:05pm

It may be springtime, but the canyons along the Wasatch Front got quite a bit of snow Tuesday. It's a situation that has officials at UDOT and the Utah Avalanche Center urging caution.

Judge recuses himself in disturbing Roy child abuse case

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:31pm

A new court date and a new judge for a Roy couple accused of zip tying the hands of their three adopted boys, leaving them locked in a room for hours with no light or toilet, and putting duct tape over their mouths.

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