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Supply chain interrupted: Here's everything you can't get now

Supply chain interrupted: Here's everything you can't get now

Jordan Valinsky, CNN  |  Posted May 8th - 3:23pm

Chicken, lumber, microchips, gas, steel, metals, chlorine and ketchup packets: What do they all have in common? They're all (nearly) impossible to find.
Indian states impose stricter lockdowns as COVID deaths hit record high

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Indian states impose stricter lockdowns as COVID deaths hit record high

Sudarshan Varadhan and Tanvi Mehta, Reuters  |  Updated May 8th - 2:56pm

India on Saturday reported its highest ever single-day COVID-19 death toll, as cases continued to rise and states imposed stricter lockdowns.
Major US pipeline halts operations after ransomware attack

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Major US pipeline halts operations after ransomware attack

Alan Suderman and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Updated May 8th - 2:39pm

A U.S. energy company says a cyberattack forced it to temporarily halt all operations on a major pipeline that delivers roughly 45% of all fuel consumed on the East Coast.
What Utahns think about President Joe Biden's handling of COVID-19

What Utahns think about President Joe Biden's handling of COVID-19

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted May 8th - 2:32pm

Slightly more than half of Utahns give President Joe Biden a thumbs up for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, while a majority of residents continue to give his overall job performance low marks.
72-year-old bicyclist dies after being struck by pickup truck in Summit County

72-year-old bicyclist dies after being struck by pickup truck in Summit County

Tracie Snowder, KSL.com  |  Posted May 8th - 1:40pm

A bicyclist was killed Friday morning when she was hit by a truck turning into a driveway in Summit County, according to police.
What moms want this Mother's Day that you won't find at a store

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What moms want this Mother's Day that you won't find at a store

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted May 8th - 1:37pm

A few nights ago, Emmy Salazar's husband Gus asked what she wanted for Mother's Day. He would be shopping, because their son, Calvin, is just over a year old. "What I really want," replied the Provo, Utah, mom without hesitation, "is one uninterrupted hour of time while our son is awake."
1 day into rookie minicamp, Zach Wilson already making an impression on his New York Jets teammates

1 day into rookie minicamp, Zach Wilson already making an impression on his New York Jets teammates

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 8th - 10:51am

It's only been a week, but former BYU star and New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson is already back to work, with the Jets opening rookie minicamp Friday in New Jersey.
7 last-minute Mother's Day gift Ideas

7 last-minute Mother's Day gift Ideas

Brooke Nally, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 8th - 8:38am

Waited until the last minute to get something for Mom? Don't worry! Here are a few great ideas to surprise Mom with this Sunday.
How to pay off your RV without getting another job

How to pay off your RV without getting another job

Outdoorsy  |  Posted May 8th - 8:00am

Instead of letting an expensive RV sit in the driveway for months, you could rent it out and make thousands of dollars a year doing it.
Range wars: Tension mounts in the West over public lands grazing, wild horses and ranchers

Range wars: Tension mounts in the West over public lands grazing, wild horses and ranchers

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted May 8th - 7:42am

More than 70 animal advocacy and conservation groups are calling on the Biden administration to eliminate livestock grazing on any public lands where wild horse populations exist.
Wondo'd: MLS legend Chris Wondolowski stuns Real Salt Lake with late brace, 2-1 loss

Wondo'd: MLS legend Chris Wondolowski stuns Real Salt Lake with late brace, 2-1 loss

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 7th - 11:32pm

Rubin scored a frontrunner for MLS goal of the year in the first half, but Wondolowski responded with two in the final 10 minutes to help San Jose snatch all three points with a 2-1 win over RSL in front of a reduced-capacity sellout crowd of 10,448 people Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Embrace surprise, remove contention, Sister Wendy Nelson tells UVU graduates

Embrace surprise, remove contention, Sister Wendy Nelson tells UVU graduates

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted May 7th - 11:20pm

The largest graduating class in Utah Valley University history should embrace surprises and root contention from their lives, Sister Wendy Nelson told 8,729 graduates on Friday night during the commencement keynote speech on the Orem, Utah, campus.
Bojan Bogdanovic scores career-high 48 points in Jazz win over Nuggets

Bojan Bogdanovic scores career-high 48 points in Jazz win over Nuggets

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated May 7th - 11:12pm

There's hot and then there's whatever Bojan Bogdanovic was Friday.
Weather advisory issued for strong winds Friday; hard freeze conditions in northern Utah

Weather advisory issued for strong winds Friday; hard freeze conditions in northern Utah

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated May 7th - 10:29pm

A weather advisory was issued Friday for south-central Salt Lake and northwestern Utah counties due to wind gusts up to 50 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
Salt Lake County's Nurse-Family Partnership helps first-time moms succeed with additional resources

Salt Lake County's Nurse-Family Partnership helps first-time moms succeed with additional resources

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted May 7th - 9:10pm

Becoming a new mom is always challenging, but especially for those who don't have the resources they need. Intermountain Healthcare's "Healthy Kids" initiative partners with Salt Lake County on an evidence-based early childhood development program to help young families.
Teacher, custodian hailed as heroes after Idaho school shooting injures 3

Teacher, custodian hailed as heroes after Idaho school shooting injures 3

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted May 7th - 8:36pm

Rigby and surrounding communities rallied together in support of three people who were shot. They also credited a teacher and a custodian with saving students' lives during a shooting at Rigby Middle School.
Arianne Brown: I don't like Mother's Day

Arianne Brown: I don't like Mother's Day

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 7th - 8:01pm

With Mother's Day just around the corner, I am bracing myself for the blow. This day set aside for mother-filled praise is far from my favorite day, and here's why.
9 time-saving tips to help make cooking at home easier

9 time-saving tips to help make cooking at home easier

Brittany Poulson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 7th - 7:35pm

Love home cooked meals but not the time and energy it takes to prepare them? Give these nine time-savings tips a try to help make cooking at home easier.
What will Utah look like after the pandemic? Panel offers insight into the future

What will Utah look like after the pandemic? Panel offers insight into the future

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 7:01pm

A panel of experts reviewed major socioeconomic themes from the pandemic and explain how they believe those themes will shape life in the state.
Get to know your baby before they're born with early image scans and gender blood tests

Get to know your baby before they're born with early image scans and gender blood tests

Kicks and Giggles  |  Posted May 7th - 7:00pm

If you're anxious to see how that little bun in the oven is doing, Kicks & Giggles has plenty of safe and affordable options for elective ultrasounds.
Fifth-year senior Wil Stanley key to No. 2 BYU volleyball's 2-year run to Saturday's NCAA title match

Fifth-year senior Wil Stanley key to No. 2 BYU volleyball's 2-year run to Saturday's NCAA title match

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 7th - 6:26pm

Wil Stanley was one of three seniors whose final season was abruptly cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, and any conversation about the seniors' return for a fifth or sixth year has to start with the Oahu-born setter.
'A new day for recycling': New $17M facility 'inspiring' to Salt Lake mayor

'A new day for recycling': New $17M facility 'inspiring' to Salt Lake mayor

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 5:35pm

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and other city leaders got a tour of the city's new state-of-the-art recycling facility, which uses automation to sort through the garbage.
Broadway readies imminent ticket sales for a fall reopening

Broadway readies imminent ticket sales for a fall reopening

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 7th - 5:16pm

Many Broadway productions are scrambling to resume ticket sales in the coming days to welcome theater-goers this fall after city and state leaders have green-lit a reopening of the Great White Way at full capacity by mid-September.
US CDC panel to vote on using Pfizer COVID-19 shot in adolescents

US CDC panel to vote on using Pfizer COVID-19 shot in adolescents

Reuters  |  Posted May 7th - 4:45pm

An advisory panel to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will meet on Wednesday to review data on the use of Pfizer and partner BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents aged 12 to 15.
Defense: Utah man charged with killing wife had brain injury

Defense: Utah man charged with killing wife had brain injury

Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted May 7th - 4:15pm

A Utah man awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the beating death of his wife on an Alaska cruise had brain abnormalities a defense expert deemed consistent with injuries caused by playing contact sports, according to a court filing in the case.
China discounts possibility of harm from rocket falling to Earth on Saturday

China discounts possibility of harm from rocket falling to Earth on Saturday

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 7th - 3:46pm

China says the upper stage of its Long March 5B rocket that launched the core module of its space station will mostly burn up on re-entry, posing little threat to people and property on the ground.
4 ex-cops indicted on US civil rights charges in Floyd death

4 ex-cops indicted on US civil rights charges in Floyd death

Amy Forliti and Mike Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Updated May 7th - 3:11pm

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of willfully violating the Black man's constitutional rights as he was restrained face-down on the pavement and gasping for air.
Have You Seen This? Massive brawl breaks out at hockey game the moment the puck drops

Have You Seen This? Massive brawl breaks out at hockey game the moment the puck drops

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 7th - 3:00pm

Hockey, man, what can I say? There are sports and then there's hockey. It's a totally different game, and this is more proof.
Window well covers improve home safety, security, and give home a finished look

Window well covers improve home safety, security, and give home a finished look

Wasatch Window Well Covers  |  Posted May 7th - 3:00pm

Custom-fit window well covers can help make your home and yard look finished and help prevent a number of unwanted accidents or problems.
Wrong-way driver who killed woman says he was trying to kill himself, charges say

Wrong-way driver who killed woman says he was trying to kill himself, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 2:49pm

A Cottonwood Heights man was charged Friday with murder and accused of killing a 19-year-old woman while purposely driving the wrong-way on I-215, causing a head-on crash.
US job growth slows sharply in sign of hiring struggles

US job growth slows sharply in sign of hiring struggles

The Associated Press  |  Updated May 7th - 2:40pm

The recovery of America's job market hit a pause last month as many businesses — from restaurants and hotels to factories and construction companies — struggled to find enough workers to catch up with a rapidly strengthening economic rebound.
'The Lord wanted him alive': Former NFL player saves man in fiery train crash

'The Lord wanted him alive': Former NFL player saves man in fiery train crash

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted May 7th - 2:35pm

Brandon Bair recalls every detail of a routine Thursday night that led to him saving the life of 25-year-old Steven Jenson seconds before Jenson could have burned to death.
Personal ties: Harris' family in India grapples with COVID

Personal ties: Harris' family in India grapples with COVID

Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Updated May 7th - 2:32pm

G. Balachandran turned 80 this spring — a milestone of a birthday in India, where he lives. If not for the coronavirus pandemic, he would have been surrounded by family members who gathered to celebrate with him.
Utah Shakespeare Festival returning to Cedar City in 2021 after COVID-19 pandemic hiatus

Utah Shakespeare Festival returning to Cedar City in 2021 after COVID-19 pandemic hiatus

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 2:00pm

The Utah Shakespeare Festival organizers announced they have reached an agreement with the actors union for the event, which will allow the festival to return to the stage this summer.
Matt Haarms calls time on career at BYU, but 'will be forever grateful for my year spent in Provo'

Matt Haarms calls time on career at BYU, but 'will be forever grateful for my year spent in Provo'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 1:34pm

Matt Haarms officially opted not to return to BYU on Friday, making the announcement himself on social media after several reports and second-hand accounts alluded to it all week.
Over 1M Utahns now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as state sees 386 more cases, 4 deaths Friday

Over 1M Utahns now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as state sees 386 more cases, 4 deaths Friday

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated May 7th - 1:33pm

Over a million Utahns are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, health officials reported Friday.
Listen to NASA Mars helicopter humming through thin Martian air

Listen to NASA Mars helicopter humming through thin Martian air

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted May 7th - 12:47pm

First came the amazing pictures, then the video. Now NASA is sharing sounds of its little helicopter humming through the thin Martian air.
Yellowstone, Grand Teton parks to resume bus operations

Yellowstone, Grand Teton parks to resume bus operations

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 7th - 12:14pm

Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks have resumed large group tours with safety measures intended to limit the spread of COVID-19, including wearing masks and being tested with 72 hours before the trip or showing proof of vaccination.
Man attacked victim with knife, nearly severing thumb, police say

Man attacked victim with knife, nearly severing thumb, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 11:50am

A South Salt Lake man had to have his thumb surgically reattached after police say he was attacked by another man with either a knife or machete. The man accused of attacking him was arrested Thursday.
What's behind the worst fertility news in U.S. history?

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What's behind the worst fertility news in U.S. history?

Bethany Mandel, for The Deseret News  |  Posted May 7th - 11:35am

The decision to have a baby in the middle of a pandemic isn't an easy one.
Man charged with making death threats in Millard County attacks deputy at jail, police say

Man charged with making death threats in Millard County attacks deputy at jail, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 11:03am

A man already charged with threatening to kill multiple people in Millard County is now in more trouble for allegedly attacking a deputy while incarcerated.
Utah family sues, saying police targeted them for speaking out in protest that erupted into violence

Utah family sues, saying police targeted them for speaking out in protest that erupted into violence

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 10:32am

The family of a man killed by police alleges Cottonwood Heights police used excessive force after singling out two men for their criticism of the department.
'I'm gonna smash ur new man': Man charged with killing friend of his ex-girlfriend

'I'm gonna smash ur new man': Man charged with killing friend of his ex-girlfriend

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 10:08am

A man accused of fatally shooting another man outside a tent in downtown Salt Lake City was charged Friday with aggravated murder.
Authorities identify man who died in Thursday rollover crash on I-15 near Fillmore

Authorities identify man who died in Thursday rollover crash on I-15 near Fillmore

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated May 7th - 9:55am

Authorities have identified a man who died after a pickup truck rolled over on I-15 near Fillmore early Thursday morning, authorities said.
Gephardt: Is cryptocurrency actually a viable currency?

Gephardt: Is cryptocurrency actually a viable currency?

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted May 7th - 9:29am

Digital dollar options are expanding. Their volatile values are setting record highs and lows. As more companies accept digital currency, are people actually spending it?
New discoveries reveal the real causes and solutions for ED

New discoveries reveal the real causes and solutions for ED

Health Utah  |  Posted May 7th - 8:55am

The solution to ED is found in small details that are often overlooked. There is a lack of information about the true causes.
Utah COVID-19 cases will keep decreasing according to health officials

Utah COVID-19 cases will keep decreasing according to health officials

Paul Nelson, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted May 7th - 8:33am

Health officials say Utah has "passed the plateau" when it comes to new COVID-19 cases.
Pfizer-BioNTech start full US FDA approval application for COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer-BioNTech start full US FDA approval application for COVID-19 vaccine

Reuters  |  Posted May 7th - 7:35am

Pfizer and German partner BioNTech said on Friday they have started an application process with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for full approval of their COVID-19 vaccine, currently only authorized for emergency use.
4-car crash in Murray leaves 1 person in critical condition

4-car crash in Murray leaves 1 person in critical condition

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 6:54am

A four-car accident Thursday night in the intersection of 4500 South and State Street in Murray left one person in critical condition, authorities say.
Utahns rush to help Minnesota army veteran in need

Utahns rush to help Minnesota army veteran in need

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted May 7th - 6:35am

An Army veteran from Minnesota who broke down in Utah had no idea that his bad day was about to turn into one he will never forget.
1 more: Gabi Garcia Fernandez has No. 2 BYU back in NCAA title match with 3-1 win over Lewis

1 more: Gabi Garcia Fernandez has No. 2 BYU back in NCAA title match with 3-1 win over Lewis

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 6th - 10:37pm

Garcia Fernandez poured in 17 kills, seven digs, two aces and two blocks, and BYU held the Flyers below .300 hitting en route to a 25-22, 25-15, 26-28, 25-20 Thursday in the NCAA Tournament semifinals in Columbus, Ohio.
Man dies after jumping from truck as it lost control in Lehi, police say

Man dies after jumping from truck as it lost control in Lehi, police say

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated May 6th - 10:20pm

A 37-year-old man died after he jumped from the truck he was driving when it began to lose control at the Staker Parson site located at 11700 N. Thanksgiving Way on Thursday, Lehi police said.
CDC sets rules for trial cruises with volunteer passengers

CDC sets rules for trial cruises with volunteer passengers

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 6th - 10:00pm

Cruise lines can soon begin trial voyages in U.S. waters with volunteer passengers helping test whether the ships can sail safely during a pandemic.
Donovan Mitchell tells U.'s 2021 graduating class 'you have the opportunity to make so much possible'

Donovan Mitchell tells U.'s 2021 graduating class 'you have the opportunity to make so much possible'

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6th - 9:16pm

Donovan Mitchell was the keynote speaker during the U.'s 2021 commencement ceremony.
Desperate buyers are going to extremes. This is how hard it is to buy a home right now

Desperate buyers are going to extremes. This is how hard it is to buy a home right now

Anna Bahney, CNN Business  |  Posted May 6th - 8:51pm

With the inventory of homes for sale historically low and prices higher than ever, the battle to buy a home has been taken to a whole new level.
How Utah's Heber Valley may help researchers solve one of fog's biggest mysteries

How Utah's Heber Valley may help researchers solve one of fog's biggest mysteries

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6th - 8:03pm

There's a lot known about fog except in one major component: prediction. That's especially true in mountains. Here's how a Utah-led study aims to change that.
'Immensely positive': South Jordan employees keen on continuing to telecommute

'Immensely positive': South Jordan employees keen on continuing to telecommute

Michele Rowe, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted May 6th - 7:40pm

South Jordan city employees say after working from home for a year, they like telecommuting. A new program could allow them to keep doing so.
Review: Crowdfunded products to get you ready for an adventurous summer

Review: Crowdfunded products to get you ready for an adventurous summer

Brooke Nally, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 6th - 7:08pm

These awesome crowdfunded products — some local — will help you utilize your summer in its best fashion.

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