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Utah’s foster care shortage: Not enough homes for children

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:44am

More children are being placed in the state’s care than ever before, and a shortage of foster parents means there are more children than homes to place them in.

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Trump says he didn't mention Israel in meeting with Russians

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:43am

President Donald Trump on Monday defended himself against allegations he divulged classified information in a recent meeting with Russian diplomats, saying alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he never identified Israel in his Oval Office conversation.

Higher than average temperatures to bring accelerated snowmelt, swelling waterways

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:14am

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a hazardous weather outlook as the cool temperatures and moisture of last week are expected to make way for higher than average May temperatures, leading to an increase in snowmelt and swelling waterways.

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Reservoirs filling fast in banner water year

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:11am

The midweek cold front that brought snow to northern Utah mountains also delivered a reprieve for water managers by pressing pause on the snowmelt filling up streams and rivers. Many reservoirs in the region are full or expected to fill soon.

Mark Zuckerberg says he's not running for public office

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:58am

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his quest this year to visit every state he hadn't before is about building relationships, not politics.

APNewsBreak: Source says Flynn to invoke 5th Amendment

Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:45am

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his constitutional right against self-incrimination on Monday when he declines to hand over documents to a Senate panel investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, The Associated Press has learned.

Sea lion grabs girl and pulls her into water

David Williams, CNN  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:30am

Some tourists in British Columbia got a bit of a scare when a sea lion grabbed a little girl and dragged her into the water.

Race, gender, fame questions loom as Cosby jurors sought

Maryclaire Dale and Dake Kang, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:27am

Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumnus Bill Cosby's nearby home for career advice, her complaint that Cosby drugged and molested her that night will soon be a task for a Pennsylvania jury.

Senate Republicans quietly working on health overhaul bill

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:03am

Remember the Republican health care bill?

Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:40am

A transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas, though it may only apply to public schools.

How to survive a long road trip with the whole family

End Text Wrecks  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:00am

With Memorial Day weekend coming up, road trips are likely in your plans. Here are some key tips to stay safe on the road and enjoy valuable family time together without getting on one another's nerves.

No fruit juice for kids under 1, pediatricians advise

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:42am

Children should not be given fruit juice before they are 1 year old unless it's advised by a doctor, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.

Coach Kim: Sticky marriages — 4 ways to unstick your relationship

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, KSL.com Contributors  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:23am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim and Nicole share four ways to shift your relationship out of its current rut.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker and Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:59am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Huntsman Corp., Swiss company agree to $20B merger

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:59pm

Huntsman Corp. and Switzerland's Clariant agreed to a merger in an all-stock deal that would result in a chemicals giant with a market value of about $20 billion.

Times Square driver says he tried to get mental help

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:48pm

A man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Times Square, killing a teenage Michigan tourist and injuring 22 others, said he had been trying to get psychiatric help.

97-year-old Utah woman sends grandsons in WWII bomber to remember her late husband

Ray Boone  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:14pm

Some things in life are worth waiting for. In a way, Affra Nelson's been waiting a lifetime to see a B-17 Flying Fortress in person.

FBI investigating whether university stabbing was hate crime

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:41pm

The FBI is investigating whether the stabbing of a visiting black student by a white student at the University of Maryland was a hate crime, officials said Sunday.

Fraying social fabric hurting nation's economy, Sen. Mike Lee says

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:13pm

Many Americans — poor, middle class and wealthy — feel that something is amiss in society that can't be reduced to economic anxiety but relates more to a sense that nation's social fabric is fraying, Sen. Mike Lee said.

North Korea calls latest solid-fuel missile test successful

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:55pm

North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as perfect by leader Kim Jong Un.

Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top after 146 years

Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:55pm

With laughter, hugs and tears — and the requisite death-defying stunts — the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus received its final standing ovation Sunday night as it performed its last show.

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