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How can Utahns volunteer this Giving Tuesday during a pandemic?

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 1st - 8:30pm

Here are a handful of Utah charities to consider donating time, money or resources to this holiday season.

'My goal is to win a championship here': Rudy Gobert reiterates desire to stay in Utah as contract talks continue

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 1st - 8:01pm

Rudy Gobert has expressed time and time again his desire to stay with the team that drafted him and he reiterated that on Tuesday.

CDC will decrease coronavirus quarantine time from 14 to 7-10 days

Jeremy Diamond, CNN  |  Posted Dec 1st - 7:34pm

The Director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Robert Redfield, informed Vice President Mike Pence and White House Coronavirus Task Force members on Tuesday that the CDC will soon issue new guidelines reducing the number of days close contacts should quarantine following exposure to a COVID-19 positive individual, two senior administration officials told CNN.

BYU moves up 1 spot to No. 13 in College Football Playoff's 2nd rankings

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 1st - 7:14pm

The Cougars moved up one spot to No. 13, jumping ahead of No. 14 Northwestern and behind Indiana and Oklahoma.

San Juan County Commission wants Biden to restore Bears Ears boundaries

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Dec 1st - 7:09pm

A resolution that said President Donald Trump's decision to significantly reduce the boundaries of the Bears Ears Monument in southeast Utah was "illegal" was approved by the San Juan County Commission on a 2-1 vote.

Have You Seen This? Missionaries jump a lake on their bike, sort of

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 1st - 6:32pm

If you were ever a missionary — or just an 18- to 21-year-old living with other 18- to 21-year-olds — you did some really stupid stuff. This is one such example.

US prosecutors investigating potential White House 'bribery-for-pardon' scheme

Jan Wolfe, Reuters  |  Updated Dec 1st - 6:19pm

The U.S. Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to court documents unsealed in federal court.

Ex-politician gets 6 years in Arkansas adoption scheme; Utah, Arizona sentences pending

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 1st - 5:46pm

A former Arizona politician who admitted running an illegal adoption scheme in three states involving women from the Marshall Islands was sentenced in Arkansas to six years in federal prison. It was the first of three punishments he'll face for arranging adoptions prohibited by an international compact.

CDC board recommends health care personnel, care facility residents should get COVID-19 vaccine 1st

Doina Chiacu, Reuters  |  Updated Dec 1st - 5:01pm

Federal health officials recommended Tuesday that health care personnel and long-term care facility residents should be the first to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

Romney, McAdams among group proposing $908B relief plan; McConnell questions it

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Updated Dec 1st - 4:58pm

A bipartisan group of senators, including Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney, unveiled a $908 billion emergency coronavirus relief plan Tuesday that would extend unemployment insurance, restart Paycheck Protection Program and fund vaccine distribution.

Did BYU police engage in 'deception' or are Utah's efforts to decertify 'politically motivated'?

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 1st - 4:49pm

Attorneys fighting to prevent the state from decertifying the BYU Police Department say the state "has no lawful basis" to do so.

China says probe sent to retrieve lunar rocks lands on moon

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 1st - 4:13pm

A Chinese robot probe sent to return lunar rocks to Earth for the first time since the 1970s landed on the moon Tuesday, the government announced, adding to a string of increasingly bold space missions by Beijing.

Bubble burst: BYU routed by USC en route to 1st loss of season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 1st - 3:53pm

Matt Haarms had 11 points and six rebounds for BYU, and Gideon George added 11 points and six rebounds off the bench for the Cougars, whose highlights were few and far between.

Man dies after being struck by vehicles on Lehi highway

Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Posted Dec 1st - 3:24pm

A 19-year-old man died Monday night after police say he was struck by two vehicles on a highway in Lehi.

2,510 more COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths reported Tuesday in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 1st - 1:27pm

Utah's number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 2,510 on Tuesday, with 19 more deaths reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.

Barr: No evidence of fraud that'd change election outcome

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 1st - 1:23pm

Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.

Salt Lake City police rule suspicious death case a homicide, seek person of interest

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 1st - 12:35pm

The investigation into a "suspicious death" of a body found in Salt Lake City last week is now a homicide investigation, police said Tuesday.

Map: Here's your guide to seeing holiday lights in Utah this year

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Dec 1st - 12:12pm

If you're ready for some holiday magic in the form of colorful lights, then we've got you covered on how to see them all this holiday season.

Springville man charged with assaulting couple at TRAX platform

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 1st - 11:35am

A Springville man accused of attacking a couple at a TRAX platform and stealing a cellphone now faces criminal charges for a second time.

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