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Mexican pipeline explosion kills 73, leaves nightmare of ash

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 19th - 7:35pm

Gerardo Perez returned Saturday to the scorched field in central Mexico where he'd seen an illegal pipeline tap burst into flames to see if he could recognize missing friends. He couldn't. Only a handful of the remains still had skin. Dozens were burned to the bone or to ash when the gusher of gasoline exploded, killing at least 73 people.

Former military man dies swimming laps at Utah public pool

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 7:26pm

A former military member died Saturday while swimming laps at a public pool.

Trump offers temporary 'Dreamers' deal for border wall

Jill Colvin, Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 19th - 7:01pm

In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for his long-promised border wall. But while Trump cast the move as a "common-sense compromise," Democrats were quick to dismiss it at a "non-starter."

Bench play sparks BYU women's basketball to 10th-straight win, 79-71 over Portland

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 19th - 6:58pm

Maria Albiero had a career-high 16 points off the bench, and BYU didn’t lead until the final 3 minutes, 35 seconds before pulling away from the Pilots, 79-71, for the Cougars’ 10th-straight victory.

Trump says trade deal with China 'could very well happen'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 6:53pm

As trade talks between the U.S. and China move to Washington later this month, President Donald Trump is hopeful that the economic powers can find a way to end a costly tariff fight.


Body recovered in search for missing skier after avalanche in Emery County

Cara MacDonald,  |  Updated Jan 19th - 6:53pm

A search is underway for a skier who went missing following an avalanche in a side canyon north of Electric Lake in Emery County on Friday.

Students playing well on the field, in the classroom thanks to RSL donation

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 6:01pm

The Real Salt Lake Foundation announced its new "Scoring for Schools" program Tuesday at Terra Linda Elementary school. The program will donate funds to the Alpine, Jordan and Canyons school districts.

Have You Seen This? Boy’s adorable take on one-man a cappella

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Jan 19th - 5:22pm

His humor and sweetness will charm your socks off.

Lehi residents protest new elementary school boundary lines

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jan 19th - 4:48pm

The Alpine School District in Lehi, one of Utah’s most rapidly expanding cities, is rezoning elementary school boundaries for the fourth time in nine years. Their actions are inciting local parents to action.

Winter storm forces airline cancellations, road troubles

Corey Williams, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 19th - 4:01pm

A plane carrying 129 people skidded Saturday from a slick Chicago runway and a plow driver was killed when his truck rolled over outside Kansas City following a winter storm that covered many parts of the Midwest in snow and ice.

Upgrade your TV before the big game: the best TVs at the lowest prices

Tech Bargains  |  Posted Jan 19th - 3:00pm

TechBargains' weekly deals featuring the best current deals. This week we're featuring 4K TV deals you can get in time for the big game. Prices and stock are accurate at the time of posting but can end without notice. Act fast as these deals may not last.

Hundreds turn out for Salt Lake City Women's March

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 2:30pm

Chanting, holding signs and braving a somewhat blustery Saturday, hundreds marched on State Street to the Utah State Capitol for the 2019 Women's March to proclaim their solidarity and equality. The event was organized by People For Unity.

Giving peanut extract under the tongue may be an even safer way to treat peanut allergies, doctors say

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 19th - 1:55pm

If you know or love a child with a peanut allergy, you’re aware of how difficult their lives can be.

Utahn brings clean water to Liberian schools with help of ‘scammer’ that helped him raise thousands

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jan 19th - 1:20pm

It was late July when a strange note from a scammer popped up on Ogden resident Ben Taylor’s Facebook one evening. Nearly a year and a half later, Taylor and the "scammer" have raised $90,000 for charitable projects.

PBS films tackles Native American links to rock, blues, jazz

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 12:45pm

As a child, Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray, Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parent's home in rural North Carolina. Racist groups often targeted the poor family of Shawnee Native American ancestry as the Wrays endured segregation in the American South just like African-Americans.

Women's marches kick off with focus on 2020 and progressive policies

Jason Hanna, CNN  |  Posted Jan 19th - 12:10pm

Thousands of demonstrators are gathering Saturday for the Women's March in Washington and related rallies across the country, with many looking to channel two years of momentum and common cause against President Donald Trump into progressive policies.

Heavy rainfall brings damage to Juab County property

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:50am

Like many places in Utah, Nephi got its fair share of rain and snow this week.


How artificial intelligence can diagnose some genetic disorders better than doctors

Erica Evans, Deseret News  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:41am

For parents of children with undiagnosed genetic disorders, it can be extraordinarily painful not knowing the reason for a child's symptoms — delayed speech, seizures, heart defects or extra fingers.

BYU basketball taking confidence into big road game at San Francisco

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:10am

The game that BYU basketball has had circled on its calendar all season is upon the Cougars. And the opponent won’t be perennial West Coast Conference contenders Gonzaga or Saint Mary’s.

Police investigating homicide after missing South Jordan man found dead

Jacob Klopfenstein and Ashley Moser, KSL  |  Updated Jan 19th - 8:35am

Police are investigating a homicide after a man who was last heard from Thursday evening was found dead Friday night.

Should Utah taxpayers get a sales tax or income tax cut? Governor and legislative leaders don't agree

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 8:30am

Gov. Gary Herbert and GOP legislative leaders see eye to eye about broadening Utah's sales tax base to include some still-to-be specified services — but not on where the 2019 Legislature should cut taxes.


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