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What happened during the Spurs' big run? The Jazz explain

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Dec 9th - 10:28pm

Utah lost to the Spurs on Sunday in part because of a long scoreless run in the first half.

Spurs thwart Jazz comeback bid in 110-97 win over Utah

Ryan Miller,  |  Updated Dec 9th - 9:07pm

Jazz comeback attempts falls short in loss to Spurs

Report: US health spending hits $3.5T but growth slows

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 9:01pm

The nation's health care tab hit $3.5 trillion last year, or $10,739 per person, the government reported Thursday. But behind those staggering figures was some fairly good news:

Pence aide out of running to be Trump's next chief of staff

Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 9th - 8:42pm

President Donald Trump evaluated new candidates to serve as his next chief of staff Sunday after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through.

Internet access via mobile phones starts for all Cubans

Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 8:17pm

For the first time, average Cubans became eligible to sign up for internet service for their mobile phones Thursday, a development long awaited on the communist-ruled island.

Following Perry's lead, Kid Rock pays off $81K in layaways

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 7:23pm

Singer Kid Rock says he followed the lead of actor Tyler Perry by paying off the layaway items of hundreds of Walmart customers in Tennessee.

New air monitors installed as Utahns seek inversion escape

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 9th - 6:37pm

As inversion season sets in, Utah has two new monitors — one in Murray and one in Magna — to keep an eye on air quality.

Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 5:40pm

New York officials tout their deal to land a new Amazon headquarters as can't-miss math. The city and state put up $2.8 billion in tax breaks and grants. In return, they get an economic engine expected to generate $27 billion in new tax money over a quarter-century.

Top GOP senator needs to know more about Trump's UN pick

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 4:59pm

A leading Republican senator on foreign policy issues says he doesn't yet know whether President Donald Trump's pick to be U.N. ambassador has the expertise and background to capably handle the job.

Macron to break silence, address French nation amid protests

Elaine Ganley, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 4:26pm

Pressure mounted on French President Emmanuel Macron to announce concrete measures to calm protests marked by violence when he addresses the nation Monday evening, and breaks a long silence widely seen as aggravating a crisis that has shaken the government and the whole country.

Newtown shooter described 'scorn for humanity'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 3:48pm

Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman's anger, scorn for other people, and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the shooting.

Gary Andersen named as Utah State head coach

Josh Furlong,  |  Updated Dec 9th - 3:23pm

The Utah State Aggies didn’t need to look very far to replace Matt Wells at head coach.

Have You Seen This? Visions of flamingo plums dancing

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Dec 9th - 3:02pm

If only all kid dance recitals could be this delightful.

7 men arrested in St. George prostitution sting

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Dec 9th - 2:15pm

Seven men were arrested over the weekend in a prostitution sting operation conducted by the St. George Police Department


Here are the 100 best places to work in 2019, according to Glassdoor

Herb Scribner, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec 9th - 1:30pm

Glassdoor just revealed the 100 best places to work for 2019 based on employee reviews and ratings.

'Ralph' tops box office again, 'Aquaman' is a hit in China

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 9th - 1:21pm

In the calm before the Christmas storm at the box office, "Ralph Breaks the Internet" remained No. 1 for the third straight week, while the upcoming DC Comics superhero film "Aquaman" arrived with a cannonball-sized splash in Chinese theaters.

A young mayor, his friend, and a fatal attraction to opioids

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 1:17pm

Janel Firestone found her son — the 24-year-old, just resigned mayor of the tiny Pennsylvania town of Mount Carbon — in what she assumed was a deep sleep. She tried to wake him for his overnight shift at the local supermarket, but he couldn't be roused, even after she sprinkled him with water from a wet washcloth.

How to take great holiday photos with your smartphone

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 9th - 11:54am

The holidays are all about making memories and this season most of those memories will likely be captured on a smartphone.

One word stalls climate talks as UN countries fight over science report

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 11:04am

A diplomatic standoff over a single word could set the stage for a bigger showdown during the second half of this year's U.N. climate summit.

US states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 10:24am

With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.

Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks

Daisy Nguyen, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 9:44am

A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his home for almost a month until his owner returned.


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