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Have You Seen This? World's most incredible jetpack takes to the seas

Have You Seen This? World's most incredible jetpack takes to the seas

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 3:32 p.m.

We've all had dreams where we had the power to fly. Here's what it looks like in real life.
Utah trucker learns successful weight loss requires more than diet and exercise

Utah trucker learns successful weight loss requires more than diet and exercise

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 3:00 p.m.

University of Utah Health experts help patients fix underlying issues contributing to obesity.
Multiple police agencies responding to 'critical incident' in Summit County

Multiple police agencies responding to 'critical incident' in Summit County

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 2:59 p.m.

A large police presence is being reported on U.S. 40 where a "critical incident" has forced the closure of the road in Summit County.
Matilda, Willy Wonka join Netflix catalog as company buys Roald Dahl's works

Matilda, Willy Wonka join Netflix catalog as company buys Roald Dahl's works

Aakriti Bhalla, Reuters  |  Updated Sept. 22 - 2:58 p.m.

Netflix has bought the works of Roald Dahl, including classics such as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Matilda," in a competitive move against Disney+ and HBO Max.
Republicans see opportunity in US debt-ceiling standoff

Republicans see opportunity in US debt-ceiling standoff

David Morgan, Reuters  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 2:31 p.m.

In a high-stakes standoff over the U.S. debt ceiling, congressional Republicans believe they see a chance to scale back President Joe Biden's sweeping domestic agenda while boosting their odds of retaking Congress in 2022.
Biden to pledge 500 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses, push world leaders to do more

Biden to pledge 500 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses, push world leaders to do more

Jeff Mason and Carl O'Donnell, Reuters  |  Updated Sept. 22 - 1:46 p.m.

The United States on Wednesday promised to buy 500 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses to donate to other countries as it comes under increasing pressure to share its supply with the rest of the world.
Youth leader arrested in Tooele sex abuse case

Youth leader arrested in Tooele sex abuse case

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 1:27 p.m.

A man described by police as a youth leader at a church in Tooele County has been arrested and accused of abusing a teenager.
Kaysville chiropractor charged with sexually abusing 2 clients

Kaysville chiropractor charged with sexually abusing 2 clients

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 1:26 p.m.

Ten felony charges were filed Wednesday against a chiropractor in Kaysville accused of inappropriately touching two clients during massages.
Officials: Many Haitian migrants are being released in US

Officials: Many Haitian migrants are being released in US

Elliot Spagat, Maria Verza and Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Updated Sept. 22 - 12:54 p.m.

Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said Tuesday.
Why rangers call on volunteers to hunt mountain goats at Grand Teton National Park

Why rangers call on volunteers to hunt mountain goats at Grand Teton National Park

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 12:54 p.m.

Groups of volunteer hunters will hunt mountain goats at Grand Teton National Park beginning Wednesday. Here's why.
What's the deadliest outbreak in American history? You're living in it

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What's the deadliest outbreak in American history? You're living in it

Herb Scribner, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 12:45 p.m.

The novel coronavirus has killed as many Americans as the flu pandemic that ravaged the world from 1918 to 1919.
The Tabernacle Choir has developed a Swiss cheese stack strategy for preventing COVID-19. Here's how it works

The Tabernacle Choir has developed a Swiss cheese stack strategy for preventing COVID-19. Here's how it works

Trent Toone, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 12:21 p.m.

Choir members are 'overjoyed' to be singing together again after more than 18 months apart.
CDC panel tackles who needs booster shot of COVID vaccine

CDC panel tackles who needs booster shot of COVID vaccine

Lauran Neergaard and Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 11:37 a.m.

An influential panel of advisers to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention convened on Wednesday to debate which Americans should get COVID-19 booster shots and when.
Flood insurance prices going down for most Utahns but up for most Americans, study finds

Flood insurance prices going down for most Utahns but up for most Americans, study finds

Matt Gephardt, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 11:02 a.m.

Unique storms are becoming less unique around the country, and now the federal agency that sells flood insurance is adapting.
Utah County shifts to automated contact tracing for middle, high school students

Utah County shifts to automated contact tracing for middle, high school students

Ladd Egan, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 10:29 a.m.

For the first time, Utah will use automated contact tracing for minors with COVID-19, as one local health department already announced it intends to use the system for middle and high school students who test positive for the virus.
Frustrated by city inaction, residents contact KSL Investigators over Salt Lake's RV Row

Frustrated by city inaction, residents contact KSL Investigators over Salt Lake's RV Row

Mike Headrick and Cindy St. Clair, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 10:06 a.m.

Last year, KSL Investigators brought to light how the abandoned Seven Peaks waterpark in Salt Lake City was a magnet for mischief. Now, residents say that mischief has gotten worse.
'He's unbelievable': It's early, but BYU punter Ryan Rehkow one of best in nation

'He's unbelievable': It's early, but BYU punter Ryan Rehkow one of best in nation

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 9:34 a.m.

With his 83-yard punt against Arizona State, Ryan Rehkow already owns the school record for the longest punt. And he's only a freshman.
As COVID-19 surges, First Presidency asks for masks in temples, urges vaccination

As COVID-19 surges, First Presidency asks for masks in temples, urges vaccination

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 9:22 a.m.

Masks will be required in temples because of the resurgence of COVID-19, according to a letter released Wednesday by the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
This company says its partnership will help eliminate $100 million in medical debt for 73,000 Utah residents

This company says its partnership will help eliminate $100 million in medical debt for 73,000 Utah residents

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 8:16 a.m.

A total of $225 million dollars worth of medical debt is about to be wiped out, helping millions of Americans swimming in medical bills, and a Utah company has teamed up to help out.
Looking for an SUV? VW lineup has options to fit the needs of virtually every buyer

Looking for an SUV? VW lineup has options to fit the needs of virtually every buyer

Volkswagen SouthTowne  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 8:00 a.m.

If you're in the market for a new or used SUV (full-size or subcompact), Volkswagen has what you need. Here are five VW SUVs for car shoppers looking to get the most for their money.
Gabby Petito story boosted by social media, true-crime craze

Gabby Petito story boosted by social media, true-crime craze

Adriana Gomez Licon and Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 7:52 a.m.

The disappearance and death of Gabby Petito and the police hunt for her boyfriend have generated a whirlwind online, with a multitude of armchair detectives and others sharing tips, possible sightings and theories by way of TikTok, Instagram and YouTube.
Patrick Kinahan: Time comes for Utah to blow off quick fix at quarterback

Patrick Kinahan: Time comes for Utah to blow off quick fix at quarterback

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 7:29 a.m.

Somewhere buried deep in the transfer portal, there's a lesson for most college football programs thinking about bringing in a one-and-done quarterback.
Utah surgeon treats Swedish girl with rare epilepsy; first child from Europe to receive brain implant

Utah surgeon treats Swedish girl with rare epilepsy; first child from Europe to receive brain implant

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 6:22 a.m.

A Swedish family traveled all the way to Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City for a surgery to implant a neurostimulator device that will hopefully prevent their daughter's seizures.
Officials flip parking strips of 4 Salt Lake County homes from turf to new landscaping to showcase water conservation

Officials flip parking strips of 4 Salt Lake County homes from turf to new landscaping to showcase water conservation

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 10:33 p.m.

As the drought intensified over the summer, many Utahns made adjustments in their landscapes to save water. The state helped set an example Tuesday by flipping the parking strip for four eager homeowners in Salt Lake County.
Remains found near Grand Teton confirmed to be Gabby Petito

Remains found near Grand Teton confirmed to be Gabby Petito

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 21 - 10:20 p.m.

The remains found Sunday in Teton County, Wyoming belong to Gabby Petito, who was reported missing on a cross-country road trip with her boyfriend, the FBI confirmed Tuesday.
'It's pretty wild': Idaho hunter finds remains of man missing for 53 years

'It's pretty wild': Idaho hunter finds remains of man missing for 53 years

Nate Eaton and Brittni Johnson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 9:51 p.m.

A bow hunter looking for a shortcut Friday stumbled upon the remains of a man missing for 53 years.
'Heart-wrenching, soul-crushing': US COVID-19 deaths are topping 1,900 a day

'Heart-wrenching, soul-crushing': US COVID-19 deaths are topping 1,900 a day

Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 9:16 p.m.

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans.
US House approves bill to suspend debt limit, fund government; Senate Republicans vow to block

US House approves bill to suspend debt limit, fund government; Senate Republicans vow to block

Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell, Reuters  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 8:56 p.m.

Democrats passed a bill Tuesday to fund the U.S. government through Dec. 3 and suspend the nation's borrowing limit until the end of 2022, sending it to the Senate where Republicans have vowed to block it.
2 reasons why this coming season feels a bit urgent for the Jazz

2 reasons why this coming season feels a bit urgent for the Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 8:27 p.m.

There are a couple things that make this year seem a bit more urgent than previous seasons.
Federal judge tosses out most of tribal water rights lawsuit against US, Utah

Federal judge tosses out most of tribal water rights lawsuit against US, Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 8:12 p.m.

A federal judge last week tossed out most of a water rights lawsuit filed by the Ute Indian Tribe against the Department of Interior, the state of Utah and the Central Utah Water Conservancy District.
Utah lawmakers make plans to combat Biden's employer vaccine, testing mandate

Utah lawmakers make plans to combat Biden's employer vaccine, testing mandate

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 7:53 p.m.

Depending on the details of President Joe Biden's vaccine and testing requirements for large employers, Utah lawmakers are poised to do whatever they can to combat the rule.
US sues to stop deal between American Airlines and JetBlue

US sues to stop deal between American Airlines and JetBlue

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 7:12 p.m.

The Justice Department and officials in six states have filed a lawsuit to block a partnership formed by American Airlines and JetBlue, claiming that it will reduce competition and lead to higher fares.
6 resources for Utah businesswomen and professionals

6 resources for Utah businesswomen and professionals

Salt Lake Chamber  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 7:00 p.m.

Many local organizations, groups and resources for women have been created with the goal of leveling the playing field for women who want to compete in business.
'It's us against the world': Utes use player-only meeting to refocus, correct mistakes

'It's us against the world': Utes use player-only meeting to refocus, correct mistakes

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 6:32 p.m.

Minutes after Utah dropped its second game of the season Saturday night, Devin Lloyd told media the team had scheduled a players-only meeting for Sunday.
Church of Jesus Christ finishes digitizing billions of historical family records

Church of Jesus Christ finishes digitizing billions of historical family records

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 6:06 p.m.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Tuesday that it has reached a milestone 83 years in the making: the completion of its microfilm digitization initiative, making billions of historical family records available to the public.
 Salt Lake allocates $8M to combat housing crisis, increase affordable units

Salt Lake allocates $8M to combat housing crisis, increase affordable units

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 5:35 p.m.

Salt Lake City's redevelopment agency released $8 million in funding Tuesday for the construction and preservation of affordable housing projects. The city continues to experience increasing economic inequality while housing rates soar faster than the incomes of residents.
Romney says this issue is enough for government to be 'hanging on by a thread'

Romney says this issue is enough for government to be 'hanging on by a thread'

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 5:03 p.m.

Mitt Romney called the Biden administration's immigration policy a "monumental disaster," saying alone would be enough to leave the government "hanging on by a thread."
Arches park ranger warned Gabby Petito her relationship with Brian Laundrie seemed 'toxic'

Arches park ranger warned Gabby Petito her relationship with Brian Laundrie seemed 'toxic'

Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News  |  Updated Sept. 21 - 4:22 p.m.

On Aug. 12, Melissa Hulls heard a call come over her radio of a possible domestic assault, stemming from an argument in Moab between Gabby Petito and her fiance, Brian Laundrie.
U. researchers say they've cracked Darwin's pigeon 'enigma'

U. researchers say they've cracked Darwin's pigeon 'enigma'

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 4:08 p.m.

University of Utah researchers say one of Darwin's many quandaries regarding animal mutations is now solved through their new study.
Have You Seen This? Fearless wolf bites grizzly bear on the behind

Have You Seen This? Fearless wolf bites grizzly bear on the behind

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 3:42 p.m.

How many times would you bite a grizzly bear on the rump? In the case of this wolf, the answer is three.
Utah governor 'profoundly disappointed' in feds' decision to move BLM back to DC

Utah governor 'profoundly disappointed' in feds' decision to move BLM back to DC

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 3:03 p.m.

Spencer Cox and others sent a letter to the secretary of the Interior, urging her to reverse recommendations to relocate the Bureau of Land Management headquarters.
7 red flags to look for in the home you're considering buying

7 red flags to look for in the home you're considering buying

Giant Carpet One  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 3:00 p.m.

In your zeal to buy a new home, don't ignore the red flags—they could end up costing you in more than one way. Here are five red flags to watch for.
Some parents are missing the September child tax credit payment

Some parents are missing the September child tax credit payment

Tami Luhby, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 2:33 p.m.

Though the Internal Revenue Service sent out the third monthly child tax credit payment last week, some families are still waiting for the funds.
Health officials warn against using anti-parasite drug for COVID as Utah confirms 1,326 new cases

Health officials warn against using anti-parasite drug for COVID as Utah confirms 1,326 new cases

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 21 - 2:25 p.m.

A Utah hospital recently treated a patient who ingested "large doses" of the anti-parasite drug ivermectin.
Witnesses say woman accused of causing fatal crash appeared to be asleep

Witnesses say woman accused of causing fatal crash appeared to be asleep

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 1:55 p.m.

Sandy police continued Tuesday to investigate the cause of a fatal head-on crash in August, including whether the 74-year-old woman who allegedly caused the collision may have fallen asleep at the wheel.
Search underway for missing Ogden man at Yellowstone lake

Search underway for missing Ogden man at Yellowstone lake

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 1:25 p.m.

Search and rescue crews are looking for an Ogden man missing after a backcountry trip at Yellowstone National Park.
Man arrested for threatening to shoot youth football coach during practice, police say

Man arrested for threatening to shoot youth football coach during practice, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 12:51 p.m.

A youth football team had to end practice early on Monday after a man threatened to get a gun and shoot the coach, according to Unified police.
Cam Rising named starting QB for Utes; Charlie Brewer leaves program

Cam Rising named starting QB for Utes; Charlie Brewer leaves program

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 21 - 12:49 p.m.

Following a disappointing loss to San Diego State Saturday, Utah has more clarity in its quarterback room.
Post Trump, US Democrats offer bill to rein in presidential powers

Post Trump, US Democrats offer bill to rein in presidential powers

Patricia Zengerle, Reuters  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 12:25 p.m.

U.S. House of Representatives Democrats introduced legislation on Tuesday seeking to pull back powers from the presidency.
A life and death question for regulators: Is Tesla's Autopilot safe?

A life and death question for regulators: Is Tesla's Autopilot safe?

Hyunjoo Jin, Mike Spector and David Shepardson, Reuters  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 11:57 a.m.

Government officials are scrutinizing twelve accidents involving Tesla's Autopilot as part of the agency's farthest-reaching investigation since Tesla introduced the semi-autonomous driving system in 2015.
What's in a (baby) name? A lot, actually

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What's in a (baby) name? A lot, actually

Fendi Wang, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 11:21 a.m.

You say your name thousands of times. What does it say about you?
Biden pledges 'relentless diplomacy' on global challenges

Biden pledges 'relentless diplomacy' on global challenges

Josh Boak and Aamer Madhani, Associated Press  |  Updated Sept. 21 - 11:18 a.m.

President Joe Biden addressed the festering global issues of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and human rights abuses in his first address before the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday.
Patrick Kinahan: Exploding interest in Sitake may open BYU's coffers

Patrick Kinahan: Exploding interest in Sitake may open BYU's coffers

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 10:31 a.m.

His players and staff are fully on board, passionately recognizing Kalani Sitake is the right coach to lead the BYU football program.
McDonald's is giving its Happy Meal toys a makeover

McDonald's is giving its Happy Meal toys a makeover

Danielle Wiener-bronner, CNN Business  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 9:54 a.m.

McDonald's pledged Tuesday to significantly reduce the use of plastics in its Happy Meal toys worldwide, two years after the fast food giant faced backlash in the United Kingdom over environmental concerns.
This Utah company offers soon-to-be mothers a month of paid leave before due date as employers compete on benefits

This Utah company offers soon-to-be mothers a month of paid leave before due date as employers compete on benefits

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 9:09 a.m.

Hiring new talent and operating a business during such a tumultuous time has meant that many companies want to make their employment look more appealing. Some have done this by raising their minimum wage. Others like Utah-based Domo have decided to provide more benefits that will draw in more talent, including offering an extra month of maternity leave before a baby is born.
J&J: Booster dose of its COVID shot prompts strong response

J&J: Booster dose of its COVID shot prompts strong response

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 8:36 a.m.

Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday that a booster of its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a stronger immune response months after people receive a first dose.
Search for Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito's fiancé, resumes in Florida. Here's why it may be hard to find him

Search for Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito's fiancé, resumes in Florida. Here's why it may be hard to find him

Amir Vera, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 8:02 a.m.

Police in Florida will resume their search Tuesday for Brian Laundrie, the fiancé of Gabby Petito, who has been missing for almost a week.
4 ways to build an entertaining blanket fort for your kids (or yourself)

4 ways to build an entertaining blanket fort for your kids (or yourself)

Minky Couture  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 8:00 a.m.

Building blanket forts is an easy and imaginative way to spend quality time (and pass the time) with your kids. Knowing how to build some cool blanket forts is a rite of passage for parents, and Minky Couture, the best in the blanket business, is here to help.
Study: Childhood obesity in US accelerated during pandemic

Study: Childhood obesity in US accelerated during pandemic

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 7:30 a.m.

A new study ties the COVID-19 pandemic to an "alarming" increase in obesity in U.S. children and teenagers.

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