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Luc Cohen and Karen Freifeld, Reuters | Posted Nov. 29 - 11:58 a.m.
A jury was selected on Monday morning in the sex-abuse trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, who is accused of recruiting and grooming underage girls for late financier Jeffrey Epstein to abuse.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Nov. 29 - 11:39 a.m.
The good times keep rolling for BYU basketball, which climbed six spots to No. 12 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 after a 6-0 start and road win over in-state rival Utah.
Zeke Miller, Associated Press | Updated Nov. 29 - 11:35 a.m.
President Joe Biden called the new COVID-19 variant omicron a cause for concern but "not a cause for panic" Monday and said he was not considering any widespread U.S. lockdown.
Leanne Italie, Associated Press | Posted Nov. 29 - 10:31 a.m.
With an expanded definition to reflect the times, Merriam-Webster has declared an omnipresent truth as its 2021 word of the year: vaccine.
Don Babwin, Associated Press | Posted Nov. 29 - 9:55 a.m.
Two brothers stand at the center of an alleged hate crime that prosecutors will lay before jurors when the trial of Jussie Smollett begins this week.
Brian Fung, CNN | Posted Nov. 29 - 9:22 a.m.
Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and public face of Twitter, will step down from his role as CEO, effective immediately, the company announced Monday.
Garna Mejia, KSL-TV | Posted Nov. 29 - 8:57 a.m.
A South Jordan family jolted out of their home Thanksgiving night after a car suddenly plunged over an edge and into their backyard. What happened next, they say, was a miracle.
Uday Sampath Kumar, Reuters | Updated Nov. 29 - 8:09 a.m.
U.S. retailers are estimated to generate online sales of up to $11.3 billion on Cyber Monday, a decline in growth from a year earlier as fewer discounts and limited choices due to global supply chain disruptions deter shoppers.
Utah Online School | Posted Nov. 29 - 8:00 a.m.
Utah Online School emphasizes student success by tailoring learning to individual student needs with the support of certified teachers, adult mentors, and counselors. Best of all, UOS is an accredited public school, free to Utah students.
Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Nov. 29 - 7:42 a.m.
In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares a few suggestions for changing the cycle of offense and blame and making your relationship richer.
Lisi Merkley and Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Nov. 29 - 7:21 a.m.
Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.
Linda Williams, KSL.com | Posted Nov. 29 - 6:52 a.m.
Two people died when their vehicles collided on Main Street in Sunset Sunday evening, police said.
Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News | Posted Nov. 29 - 6:17 a.m.
As a teen in Afghanistan, Mohammad Tamim Solhadost was obsessed with soccer. Now a refugee in Utah, he plays soccer in parks after the harrowing journey to the U.S.
Francesca Street, CNN | Posted Nov. 28 - 10:11 p.m.
The Great Barrier Reef has "given birth" in its annual coral spawn, creating a cacophony of color on the Australian landmark.
Maria Cheng, Associated Press | Posted Nov. 28 - 9:24 p.m.
South African scientists identified a new version of the coronavirus that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country's most populous province.
Sean Walker and Cole Bagley, KSL.com | Updated Nov. 28 - 8:26 p.m.
The Cougars and Wolverines booked a spot via their respective conference titles, while the 17th-ranked Utes earned an at-large bid after finishing third in the Pac-12.
Jake Coyle, Associated Press | Posted Nov. 28 - 7:47 p.m.
Thanksgiving weekend moviegoing was still far from the feast it normally is, but Disney's "Encanto" and the Lady Gaga-led "House of Gucci" both gave a lift to two genres that have been particularly battered by the pandemic: family movies and adult dramas.
The Associated Press | Posted Nov. 28 - 7:12 p.m.
University of Maine researchers are trying to produce potatoes that can better withstand warming temperatures as the climate changes.
HLTH Code | Posted Nov. 28 - 7:00 p.m.
As consumer prices have soared to more than a 30-year record high, many Americans are looking at ways to save. Utah metabolic scientist and best-selling author, Dr. Ben Bikman, an unexpected benefit to this challenging economic situation is that it offers the additional motivation to take control over your health and weight.
Mark Sherman, Associated Press | Posted Nov. 28 - 6:21 p.m.
Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there's no middle ground in Wednesday's showdown over abortion. The justices can either reaffirm the constitutional right to an abortion or wipe it away altogether.
Karilyn Frazier, KSL NewsRadio | Posted Nov. 28 - 5:36 p.m.
Holiday travel numbers are up and airport departures and returns just about mirror each other. While not quite back to pre-pandemic numbers, Salt Lake International Airport will see thousands of people return through their terminals.
Josh Furlong, KSL.com | Updated Nov. 28 - 5:16 p.m.
Justin Meram found Bobby Wood with a cross in stoppage time, and Wood sent a right-footed shot into the bottom right corner of the net to lift Real Salt Lake to a 2-1 win over Sporting Kansas City.
Reuters | Posted Nov. 28 - 4:49 p.m.
Virgil Abloh, fashion's highest profile Black designer and the creative mind behind Louis Vuitton's menswear collections, died on Sunday of cancer, Vuitton's owner LVMH said.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Nov. 28 - 4:08 p.m.
Perhaps Tyler Allgeier's biggest contribution to the Cougars' capping off a 10-win season was giving it up to Jackson McChesney to finish off BYU's fifth win over a Pac-12 school at USC.
Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Nov. 28 - 3:03 p.m.
They understand each other perfectly, even if we don't understand them at all.
Finders Seekers | Posted Nov. 28 - 3:00 p.m.
Each month, a new adventure filled with cryptic clues, ciphers and puzzles, transports players to a different international city where they solve a riveting mystery.
Susan Heavey, Reuters | Posted Nov. 28 - 2:04 p.m.
U.S. health officials on Sunday said they were preparing for the likely appearance of the new omicron COVID-19 variant, with restrictions set to begin on Monday against travelers from eight southern African countries.
Mya Jaradat, Deseret News | Posted Nov. 28 - 1:57 p.m.
Hanukkah looks simple from the outside, right? Candles and fried foods. But the holiday means so much more.
Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Nov. 28 - 1:01 p.m.
Earlier this year, 85-year-old Blaine Wood used his CPR training to help save the life of his 77-year-old brother on a St. George Golf course.
Josh Furlong, KSL.com | Posted Nov. 28 - 12:23 p.m.
In the final week of the regular season, BYU and Utah did what they were supposed to do: Win. And for that effort, the two programs moved up in this week's rankings.
Ashley Imlay, KSL.com | Posted Nov. 28 - 11:11 a.m.
Next month, Utah-based nonprofit Eye Care 4 Kids will take its first steps to open internationally with a new clinic in Mali, Africa.
Josh Furlong, KSL.com | Posted Nov. 28 - 10:01 a.m.
If you can't get excited about what transpired this weekend in college football, are you even a fan?
Theresa Waldrop, CNN | Posted Nov. 28 - 9:22 a.m.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials seized a shipment of almost 4,000 bongs at Washington Dulles International Airport, the agency said.
Leanne Italie, Associated Press | Posted Nov. 28 - 8:10 a.m.
Santa is back this year, but he pleads caution as he continues to tiptoe through the pandemic.
Art Raymond, Deseret News | Posted Nov. 28 - 7:30 a.m.
Almost every U.S. retailer used to offer the option to have an item stashed away while you made incremental payments until paid in full. Is that option returning?
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Nov. 28 - 2:31 a.m.
Tyler Allgeier ran for 111 yards and two touchdowns as BYU improved to 5-0 against the Pac-12 with a 35-31 win over USC on senior night at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Updated Nov. 27 - 11:55 p.m.
If Friday's inexplicable loss was the wake up call, Saturday showed what a fully engaged Jazz team could still look like.
Josh Furlong, KSL.com | Updated Nov. 27 - 11:06 p.m.
The dog fight of a game was everything you'd expect a rivalry game to be with both teams not willing to concede an inch.
Michelle Chapman, Associated Press | Posted Nov. 27 - 10:06 p.m.
"Good Morning America" co-host Michael Strahan is going to space next month.
Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News | Posted Nov. 27 - 9:17 p.m.
Years after student leaders at Utah's public colleges and universities petitioned state leaders to confront a mental health crisis on their campuses, multiple initiatives are underway.
Steve Holland, Reuters | Posted Nov. 27 - 8:35 p.m.
Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert apologized on Friday after suggesting that a Democratic colleague, Rep. Ilhan Omar, had been part of a "jihad squad" on Capitol Hill.
Pan Pylas, Associated Press | Posted Nov. 27 - 7:53 p.m.
The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in more European countries on Saturday, just days after being identified in South Africa, leaving governments around the world scrambling to stop the spread.
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com | Posted Nov. 27 - 7:22 p.m.
Three businesses on Provo Center Street say that they feel supported by the community and that they have loyal customers who value shopping at a small business.
Thememories.com | Posted Nov. 27 - 7:00 p.m.
Wondering how to keep the peace at Thanksgiving? Avoid the topics you hate to debate using these conversation starters and other tips from theMemories.com. Have fun, meaningful conversations with your family and friends.
Mark Jones, KSL NewsRadio | Posted Nov. 27 - 6:29 p.m.
Former Utah Gov. Gary Herbert will serve as a member of the National Assessment Governing Board, filling an open post on the board available for a Republican governor.
David McHugh, Emily Schultheis and Justin Spike, Associated Press | Posted Nov. 27 - 5:36 p.m.
The holiday tree is towering over the main square in this central German city, the chestnuts and sugared almonds are roasted, and kids are clambering aboard the merry-go-round just like they did before the pandemic. But a surge in coronavirus infections has left an uneasy feeling hanging over Frankfurt's Christmas market.
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com | Posted Nov. 27 - 4:31 p.m.
Six children were brought to the hospital with injuries after the driver of the car crashed into a barrier while driving under the influence, according to police. Police documents said five of the children, including a 4-year-old, were not wearing seat belts.
Tamara Vaifanua, KSL-TV | Posted Nov. 27 - 4:14 p.m.
The creator of a new TV show is trying to simplify the Navajo language for children in a fun way — through the use of puppets.
Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Nov. 27 - 3:25 p.m.
Thanksgiving is past and most turkey leftovers are on their last leg, but that doesn't mean we're done with turkeys.
Finders Seekers | Posted Nov. 27 - 3:00 p.m.
This holiday season, give the kids on your list something truly unique and fun, but also guides them to explore the world and learn!
Philip Blenkinsop and Marine Strauss, Reuters | Posted Nov. 27 - 2:23 p.m.
European Union residents will need to have COVID-19 vaccine booster jabs if they want to travel to another country in the bloc next summer free of tests or quarantines, the European Commission proposed on Thursday.
Josh Furlong and Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Nov. 27 - 1:37 p.m.
It's not just a big game in the state, but nationally. Saturday's matchup will be the first time both teams are 5-0 since the 1912-13 season.
Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News | Posted Nov. 27 - 12:12 p.m.
Backers of Utah's bid to bring the Winter Games back to the state in 2030 or 2034 won't be traveling to Switzerland to sit down for the first time with IOC officials as soon as they'd hoped.
Matt McFarland, CNN Business | Posted Nov. 27 - 11:07 a.m.
Little Tikes, the children's toymaker, has produced a child-version of the Peloton bike, but experts say it is a step backward in child development.
Josh Furlong, KSL.com | Posted Nov. 27 - 10:04 a.m.
Britain Covey was honest about the situation: Utah overlooked Colorado with a Pac-12 Championship game on the horizon.
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