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White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24th - 9:45pm

President Donald Trump on Sunday further limited travel from the world's coronavirus hotspots by denying entry to foreigners coming from Brazil, which is second to the U.S. in the number of confirmed cases.

‘Just go, go, go all day’; Rescuers respond to 5 calls in 1 day, including cyclist who lost his life

Hollie Reina, St. George News  |  Posted May 24th - 8:32pm

Washington County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue personnel responded to five separate incidents before sundown Sunday, including one mountain biker who did not survive.

1 dead, 1 hospitalized after Sunday morning crash

Jen Riess,  |  Posted May 24th - 8:08pm

A man is dead and a woman is in the hospital from a rollover crash Sunday morning.

Cuomo says New York followed federal guidelines when sending coronavirus patients to nursing homes

Joe Ruiz, CNN  |  Posted May 24th - 7:11pm

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office deflected questions about a report from The Associated Press that the state sent more than 4,500 patients recovering from coronavirus to nursing homes by saying they followed guidance from federal agencies.

Trump's pitch to voters: Trust me, economy will soar in 2021

Jill Colvin and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24th - 6:26pm

President Donald Trump has a new pitch to voters for this fall: Trust me.

Utahns use creative messages to uplift veterans experiencing isolation in nursing homes

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 5:48pm

State leaders, schoolchildren and public figures get creative to connect with veterans.

High school athletes missing out on scholarships due to pandemic

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted May 24th - 5:14pm

Some high school athletes are missing possible scholarship opportunities due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

CDC, states' reporting of virus test data causes confusion

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24th - 4:32pm

Elected officials, businesses and others are depending on coronavirus testing and infection-rate data as states reopen so that they will know if a second wave of contagion is coming — and whether another round of stay-at-home orders or closings might be needed.

Thousands wait to take US citizenship oath amid virus delays

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24th - 4:04pm

Wendy De Los Santos passed the test to become a U.S. citizen just days before government offices shut down nationwide because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Man rescued after falling off cliff face in Uintah County

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted May 24th - 3:12pm

A 52-year-old man was rescued from a Uintah County cliff face and flown to a Colorado hospital Saturday after he fell and struck his head.

What parents should know about coronavirus as kids return to babysitters, day cares and camps

Marshall Allen, Megan Rose and Caroline Chen, Propublica  |  Posted May 24th - 2:33pm

You never planned on raising kids during a pandemic, and there are no easy decisions. ProPublica scoured the latest research and talked to seven infectious disease and public health experts to help think through the issues facing parents.

Layton man kills Tinder date, turns himself in, police say

Graham Dudley,  |  Updated May 24th - 1:56pm

One man is in custody Sunday after police say he admitted to killing a woman he met on Tinder Saturday night.

National parks hope visitors comply with virus measures

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24th - 1:48pm

A man pets a wild bison on the head. Rescuers pull a treasure seeker from a snowy canyon. A woman taking photos stumbles into scalding water.

Health department reports 132 new coronavirus cases Sunday

Graham Dudley,  |  Updated May 24th - 1:05pm

The Utah Department of Health reported 132 new COVID-19 cases in Utah Sunday.


How three churches resumed in-person services

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News  |  Posted May 24th - 12:34pm

Despite early successes, leaders of recently reopened churches have no plans to get complacent. They said they’ll regularly revise their new worship guidelines to keep people safe and encouraged other churches resuming services to do the same.

SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch breaking new ground for style

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24th - 12:02pm

The first astronauts launched by SpaceX are breaking new ground for style with hip spacesuits, gull-wing Teslas and a sleek rocketship — all of it white with black trim.

Fewer Memorial Day programs but still opportunities to remember

Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted May 24th - 11:04am

Many cemeteries are not having traditional Memorial Day programs this year, but they still plan something to remember loved ones and military members who have passed.

Construction to proceed on church's Layton temple after 'small-scale groundbreaking'

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 24th - 10:08am

Construction can now begin on the newest temple for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Davis County.

Meaningful things to do on Memorial Day 2020

Thememories  |  Posted May 24th - 9:30am

Take the opportunity to do something meaningful this Memorial Day weekend. Honor those who have died by writing a Life Story on, visiting a veterans cemetery, participating in the National Moment of Remembrance or listening to stories from service members.


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