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Stephen Colbert gives Utah tourism boost in Late Show Mono-logue

Jen Riess,  |  Posted Nov 26th - 6:57pm

Utah: Come for the fun; stay because the Monolith commands it!

Utah doctor weighs in on mental health: Don't let 2020 get you down

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Nov 26th - 5:47pm

Regularly identifying good things can provide benefits for months.

Draper woman seeking revenge for breakup charged with 2 counts of attempted murder

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 26th - 5:11pm

A Draper woman accused of stabbing her former girlfriend and new partner multiple times before attempting to burn their apartment down is facing several felony charges.

National math and reading tests in U.S. postponed until 2022 due to coronavirus

Kanishka Singh, Reuters  |  Posted Nov 26th - 4:33pm

National math and reading tests used to track U.S. students' knowledge in those subjects are being postponed until 2022 due to the coronavirus outbreak, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) said.

Have You Seen This? Football player tries to run onto field with chainsaw

Orrin Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted Nov 26th - 3:34pm

You mom might have taught you not to run with scissors, but she probably didn't say ANYTHING about running with a chainsaw.


Do science and religion agree on gratitude? We asked

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Nov 26th - 3:14pm

Science and religion agree, gratitude increases happiness.

America celebrates scaled-back Thanksgiving as COVID-19 surges

Reuters  |  Updated Nov 26th - 2:14pm

Americans awoke on Thursday to celebrate a Thanksgiving Day transformed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Wiping down groceries? Experts say keep risk in perspective

Candice Choi, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 26th - 2:13pm

Cleaning wipes are harder to find on store shelves, and businesses are reassuring customers with stepped up sanitation measures. In New York, the subway system is shut down nightly for disinfecting.

With no fans allowed, BYU basketball brings NBA's Orlando bubble to Provo home court

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Nov 26th - 1:30pm

With no fans allowed in the building, the Cougars had to figure out a way to take the atmosphere of 10,000 screaming students and put it inside an empty building during the coronavirus pandemic.

High court blocks NY virus limits on houses of worship

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 26th - 11:55am

With coronavirus cases surging again nationwide, the Supreme Court barred New York from enforcing certain limits on attendance at churches and synagogues in areas designated as hard hit by the virus.

An attitude of gratitude can help your mental health, experts say

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Nov 26th - 10:57am

As humans have evolved, our brains have become hardwired to notice negative things and focus on things that might hurt us, Dr. Travis Mickelson said. But focusing on gratitude can help combat this.

Pandemic has already altered schedule, but BYU women's basketball grateful to be playing

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Nov 26th - 10:15am

Yes, BYU fans; after a week of reports and speculation, the Cougars and Huskies will play this Saturday night — in women's basketball.

Disney increases planned layoffs to 32,000 as virus hits theme parks

Reuters  |  Posted Nov 26th - 9:16am

Walt Disney Co said on Wednesday it would lay off about 32,000 workers, primarily at its theme parks, an increase from the 28,000 it announced in September, as the company struggles with limited customers due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Utah company offers civilian body armor that is far superior to kevlar

Citizen Armor  |  Posted Nov 26th - 8:00am

Not long ago the term body armor would have felt straight out of a war movie or military-style video game. But in 2020, it's just another item on the average family's disaster-preparedness checklist.

To-go Thanksgiving meals aim to help keep those in Utah's homeless camps healthy

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Nov 26th - 7:32am

'It's Thanksgiving with a twist — and the twist is to keep everybody healthy.'

Duchess of Sussex reveals she had miscarriage in the summer

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 25th - 10:17pm

The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, giving a personal account of the traumatic experience in hope of helping others.

Mother of 5 from Colorado City one step closer to being named 'The Greatest Baker of 2020'

Ariannne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted Nov 25th - 9:49pm

Mary Lou Timpson, a 35-year-old mother of five from Colorado City, Arizona, is one step closer to receiving worldwide recognition as The Greatest Baker of 2020. Voting in the latest round ends Thanksgiving Day.

Utah Business Invests In PPE Machine To Survive Pandemic Downturn

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 25th - 9:16pm

A business hit hard by the pandemic is now making a major change as it tries to stay afloat.

BYU's 'ABBA' backcourt shines in season-opening win over Westminster

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Nov 25th - 9:08pm

The Cougars canned 18 3-pointers in rolling to victory over Division II Westminster, 108-59, in front of a small crowd of family members and former players from both teams inside the Marriott Center.


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