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Qantas supermoon flight to nowhere sells out in 'record time'

Qantas supermoon flight to nowhere sells out in 'record time'

Francesca Street, CNN  |  Posted May 16th - 10:44am

Qantas is offering a new "flight to nowhere" that will give travel-starved Australian residents the chance to admire the late May supermoon and full lunar eclipse from over 40,000 feet in the sky.
American Fork Canyon closed after fatal motorcycle accident

American Fork Canyon closed after fatal motorcycle accident

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted May 16th - 8:22am

American Fork Canyon will be closed for most of Sunday morning while the Utah Highway Patrol investigates a fatal motorcycle crash, authorities say.
A monstrous-looking fish normally found thousands of feet deep in the ocean washed up on a California beach

A monstrous-looking fish normally found thousands of feet deep in the ocean washed up on a California beach

Amanda Jackson, CNN  |  Posted May 16th - 7:28am

An unusual fish with teeth as sharp as glass and a body shaped like a football washed ashore on a California beach last week.
'It's an honor': The Hall of Fame's class of 2020 enshrined

'It's an honor': The Hall of Fame's class of 2020 enshrined

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted May 15th - 10:39pm

Vanessa Bryant took Michael Jordan's hand and walked down from the stage, a familiar chant breaking out throughout the arena as she made her way back to her seat.
Real Salt Lake takes scoreless draw, Ochoa's first shutout from Nashville's inaugural visit

Real Salt Lake takes scoreless draw, Ochoa's first shutout from Nashville's inaugural visit

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 15th - 10:37pm

David Ochoa made three saves in his first career shutout, but Real Salt Lake couldn't find a winner in a 0-0 draw with Nashville SC in front of an announced crowd of 10,555 fans Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Tiger missing in Houston returned to authorities, police say

Tiger missing in Houston returned to authorities, police say

Rosa Flores, Aya Elamroussi and Andy Rose, CNN  |  Updated May 15th - 10:22pm

The nine-month old Bengal tiger that has been missing for days in Houston was found Saturday and was transferred to the appropriate authorities, officials said.
Cicadas hit snooze on their 17-year alarm clock. But they are still coming

Cicadas hit snooze on their 17-year alarm clock. But they are still coming

Christina Zdanowicz, CNN  |  Posted May 15th - 8:30pm

The cicada symphony is coming, but cool weather is putting a damper on the orchestra.
'All year long, we haven't done it easy': Grantsville erupts early in Game 2 to take 2nd 3A baseball title in 4 years

'All year long, we haven't done it easy': Grantsville erupts early in Game 2 to take 2nd 3A baseball title in 4 years

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15th - 7:47pm

Sandberg helped pitch a four-hitter in the second game, when he also went 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored to help the Cowboys to their second Class 3A state title in four years with a 14-4 win over Carbon in six innings Saturday at Cate Field at Salt Lake Community College.
'Where heaven and earth intersect': Tooele Valley Latter-day Saints break ground for Deseret Peak Utah Temple

'Where heaven and earth intersect': Tooele Valley Latter-day Saints break ground for Deseret Peak Utah Temple

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted May 15th - 7:22pm

Tooele Valley residents turned more than soil as they broke ground for construction of the Deseret Peak Utah Temple.
Got an app idea? We can build it!

Got an app idea? We can build it!

AppsTango  |  Posted May 15th - 7:00pm

Whether you're a small business owner, you're working on building the world's next greatest idea or you want to improve what you've already got, building an app is a worthwhile cause.
61-year-old man drowns at Pineview Reservoir

61-year-old man drowns at Pineview Reservoir

Lisi Merkley, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15th - 6:25pm

A 61-year-old man drowned at the Port Ramp Marina at Pineview Reservoir Saturday.
COVID-19 pet boom has veterinarians backlogged, burned out

COVID-19 pet boom has veterinarians backlogged, burned out

Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 15th - 6:09pm

Veterinarians across the country have extended hours, hired additional staff and refused to take new patients, and they still can't keep up with the COVID-19 pet boom.
Gaza conflict rages as Israeli PM says air strikes will continue

Gaza conflict rages as Israeli PM says air strikes will continue

Nidal Al-mughrabi, Rami Ayyub and Stephen Farrell, Reuters  |  Updated May 15th - 5:43pm

Israel pounded Gaza with air strikes into the early hours of Sunday, destroying a tower block that housed news media organizations, while Palestinian militants fired rocket salvoes at Tel Aviv.
China lands on Mars in major advance for its space ambitions

China lands on Mars in major advance for its space ambitions

Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press  |  Posted May 15th - 5:16pm

China landed a spacecraft on Mars for the first time on Saturday, a technically challenging feat more difficult than a moon landing, in the latest step forward for its ambitious goals in space.
How Utah Children's Justice Centers powered through pandemic to help kids while others shut down

How Utah Children's Justice Centers powered through pandemic to help kids while others shut down

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15th - 4:27pm

Children's Justice Centers in Utah changed their forensic interviewing techniques and other aspects to continue providing a service considered essential in the state.
Delayed 2nd Pfizer/BioNTech shot boosts antibodies in elderly; COVID-19 obesity risk higher for men

Delayed 2nd Pfizer/BioNTech shot boosts antibodies in elderly; COVID-19 obesity risk higher for men

Nancy Lapid, Reuters  |  Posted May 15th - 3:45pm

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.
Have You Seen This? Maybe you don't want your baby's first words to be 'mama'

Have You Seen This? Maybe you don't want your baby's first words to be 'mama'

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 15th - 3:02pm

Babies are so cute ... until they are possessed by a demon.
Climber rescued Friday night after falling 70 feet in Big Cottonwood Canyon

Climber rescued Friday night after falling 70 feet in Big Cottonwood Canyon

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15th - 2:03pm

A severely injured climber was transported out of Big Cottonwood Canyon Friday after falling approximately 70 feet into rough terrain, authorities say.
Where are Americans moving to? All eyes are focused on this Utah city

Where are Americans moving to? All eyes are focused on this Utah city

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted May 15th - 11:55am

Heber City ranks near top of the nation among metro areas with the biggest change in net in-migration in 2020.
320 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths, 21K vaccinations reported Saturday in Utah

320 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths, 21K vaccinations reported Saturday in Utah

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Updated May 15th - 11:37am

The Utah Department of Health reported 320 new COVID-19 cases in Utah, two new deaths, and 21,318 new vaccinations administered on Saturday.
Why BYU, other church schools have turned down $333 million in government COVID-19 relief

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Why BYU, other church schools have turned down $333 million in government COVID-19 relief

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted May 15th - 10:51am

Four Latter-day Saint-owned colleges and universities now have turned down a total of $333 million in federal stimulus checks during the pandemic.
Plenty at stake in NBA's final weekend — including a scoreboard-watching Jazz

Plenty at stake in NBA's final weekend — including a scoreboard-watching Jazz

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15th - 10:21am

Don't expect Quin Snyder to be scoreboard watching this weekend as the NBA hits the regular-season finale. At least, not any more than the head coach of the Utah Jazz already does.
Idaho man killed, Utahn injured by falling ice in Alaska national park

Idaho man killed, Utahn injured by falling ice in Alaska national park

Mark Thiessen, Associated Press  |  Posted May 15th - 9:25am

A climber was killed and another was seriously injured when they were hit by a falling block of glacier ice in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve, an official said Friday.
Massive replenishment begins to ease US fuel shortages

Massive replenishment begins to ease US fuel shortages

Stephanie Kelly, Reuters  |  Posted May 15th - 8:28am

Motorists in southeast U.S. states on Saturday continued to hunt for fuel as a massive replenishment effort took hold, helping ease shortages from a cyberattack that cut supplies from Florida to New Jersey.
4 summer activities you enjoy that could be a threat to Utah's outdoors

4 summer activities you enjoy that could be a threat to Utah's outdoors

Fire Sense  |  Posted May 15th - 8:00am

Of all the records broken in 2020, people starting a record number of wildfires in the state is not one to be proud of.
Law now requires autism awareness training. Here's what Utah police will learn

Law now requires autism awareness training. Here's what Utah police will learn

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15th - 7:35am

A new law that requires all Utah police officers to be trained in autism awareness recently went into effect. What will that new training look like for police officers?
1 dead, police officer and firefighter injured in a Bountiful home fire

1 dead, police officer and firefighter injured in a Bountiful home fire

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated May 14th - 10:32pm

One man was found dead, and a firefighter and a police officer suffered injuries in a Bountiful house fire on Friday, South Davis Metro Fire officials say.
Tax Day is Monday. Here's everything you need to know about filing your 2020 taxes

Tax Day is Monday. Here's everything you need to know about filing your 2020 taxes

Jeanne Sahadi, CNN Business  |  Posted May 14th - 10:24pm

Next Monday, May 17, is the official deadline for individuals to file their 2020 federal tax return, and in most instances their state tax return, too.
Utah gas price surge not related to hacked pipeline

Utah gas price surge not related to hacked pipeline

Matt Gephardt, KSL TV  |  Posted May 14th - 9:44pm

Many Utahns have noticed the price of gasoline has gone up across the state, so the KSL Investigators looked into the surge.
West Bank erupts in protest amid more Israel-Hamas fighting

West Bank erupts in protest amid more Israel-Hamas fighting

Fares Akram and Lee Keath, Associated Press  |  Updated May 14th - 9:34pm

Turmoil from the battle between Israel and Hamas spilled over into the West Bank on Friday, sparking the most widespread Palestinian protests in years as hundreds of young demonstrators in multiple towns clashed with Israeli troops, who shot and killed at least 11 people.
'It was great to have him back': Jazz roll Thunder to regain mojo in Conley's return

'It was great to have him back': Jazz roll Thunder to regain mojo in Conley's return

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 14th - 9:23pm

Bojan Bogdanovic led the Jazz (51-20) with 22 points and three assists, and Rudy Gobert added 16 points, 18 rebounds and two blocked shots.
Under new CDC guidance, masks are coming off in Utah

Under new CDC guidance, masks are coming off in Utah

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted May 14th - 9:01pm

Walking around Salt Lake City without a face mask "feels like coming back to life," one Utahn said after new CDC guidelines released.
US retail sales pause, record savings seen supporting spending

US retail sales pause, record savings seen supporting spending

Lucia Mutikani, Reuters  |  Posted May 14th - 8:34pm

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly stalled in April as the boost from stimulus checks faded, but an acceleration is likely in the coming months amid record savings and a reopening economy.
Step inside the West's 'insane' housing market

Step inside the West's 'insane' housing market

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted May 14th - 8:12pm

2021 is already shaping up to be one like no other for real estate in Utah, on the heels of an already record-shattering year for Wasatch Front home sales in 2020.
Passing your password on to friends and family? Streaming services are past it

Passing your password on to friends and family? Streaming services are past it

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 14th - 7:38pm

Many of us were taught to share as kids. Now streaming services ranging from Netflix to Amazon to Disney+ want us to stop.
Utah guard Mike Conley explains how his injury began; Jazz to expand capacity to 13K for playoffs

Utah guard Mike Conley explains how his injury began; Jazz to expand capacity to 13K for playoffs

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 14th - 7:22pm

The 33-year-old guard was officially diagnosed with hamstring tightness, and he hasn't played since April 26. The injury seems mild right now, but at Conley's age and after 14 seasons in the league, it can easily devolve into something greater.
Salt Lake man charged with sending fake messages saying he'd killed his girlfriend

Salt Lake man charged with sending fake messages saying he'd killed his girlfriend

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14th - 7:03pm

A Salt Lake man faces a criminal charge after saying he was only joking when he allegedly texted his friend saying that he had killed his girlfriend and needed help buying her body.
Utah doctors hope bringing awareness to chronic illnesses could be COVID-19 'silver lining'

Utah doctors hope bringing awareness to chronic illnesses could be COVID-19 'silver lining'

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated May 14th - 6:26pm

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought more attention to several chronic diseases that can develop after people suffer viral infections, advocates of the conditions say.
All-women veterans group finds help with PTSD at Heroes Haven

All-women veterans group finds help with PTSD at Heroes Haven

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted May 14th - 5:39pm

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and suicidal thoughts have haunted many military veterans who live in our communities. This week, six Utah veterans got much-needed help through a local program called Heroes Haven.
1 person in serious condition after semitruck, car collide in Mapleton

1 person in serious condition after semitruck, car collide in Mapleton

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14th - 5:04pm

One person is in serious condition following a crash between a semitruck and car in Mapleton on Friday, according to the Mapleton Fire Department.
Walmart says fully vaccinated employees can go without masks starting Tuesday

Walmart says fully vaccinated employees can go without masks starting Tuesday

Reuters  |  Updated May 14th - 4:53pm

Walmart said on Friday that fully vaccinated associates will not need to wear a mask at work starting Tuesday, based on the latest guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
At least 2 pigs killed, others captured after flying out of truck on I-15 in Davis County, UHP says

At least 2 pigs killed, others captured after flying out of truck on I-15 in Davis County, UHP says

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14th - 4:34pm

At least two pigs were killed and several more were captured roaming around I-15 in Davis County after they fell out of a moving truck Friday afternoon, authorities said.
Long haul trucker arrested in Utah after trying to have sex with teen, police say

Long haul trucker arrested in Utah after trying to have sex with teen, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14th - 4:27pm

A long haul truck driver from Tennessee was charged Friday for allegedly soliciting sex from an undercover officer posing as a parent online who was offering his teen daughter, according to court documents.
336 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death, over 17K vaccinations reported Friday in Utah

336 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death, over 17K vaccinations reported Friday in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated May 14th - 4:21pm

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson also amended a mask mandate for city facilities on Friday.
Employee dies in accident at Purple mattress factory that was previously cited for safety hazards

Employee dies in accident at Purple mattress factory that was previously cited for safety hazards

Ashley Fredde and Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Updated May 14th - 4:07pm

A 52-year-old woman died after she was pulled into a machine at a Purple mattress manufacturing facility on Thursday, said Grantsville police.
Expectant father in coma for a month after being hit by suspected impaired driver dies

Expectant father in coma for a month after being hit by suspected impaired driver dies

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14th - 4:04pm

A Utah County man, who was about to be a first-time father, has died, according to court documents.
Is BYU's Courtney Wayment one of the best ever?

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Is BYU's Courtney Wayment one of the best ever?

Doug Robinson, Deseret News  |  Posted May 14th - 4:03pm

In the midst of a record-setting season, Wayment is planning on returning to Provo to compete for the Cougars again next year. But first there is work to be done.
Explainer: What is the science behind the new US mask guidance?

Explainer: What is the science behind the new US mask guidance?

Michael Erman, Reuters  |  Posted May 14th - 3:36pm

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday advised that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks outdoors and can avoid wearing them indoors in most places, updated guidance the agency said will allow life to begin to return to normal.
Have You Seen This? Kid catches huge fish on first try

Have You Seen This? Kid catches huge fish on first try

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 14th - 3:03pm

Before I just assumed I was the world's worst fisherman. Now it's confirmed.
'Wages will go up': After announcing end to a pandemic stimulus, Utah Gov. Cox promises economic improvement

'Wages will go up': After announcing end to a pandemic stimulus, Utah Gov. Cox promises economic improvement

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14th - 2:53pm

After Gov. Spencer Cox announced he will end Utah's participation in a federal COVID-19 unemployment stimulus program, he promised the state's economy will remain in good shape.
House Republicans elect Trump-backed Stefanik to leadership role

House Republicans elect Trump-backed Stefanik to leadership role

Susan Cornwell and Makini Brice, Reuters  |  Updated May 14th - 2:45pm

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives elected Donald Trump's candidate Elise Stefanik to their leadership, succeeding Liz Cheney, who they ousted earlier this week for criticizing the former president's continued false claims of election fraud.
Proposed bipartisan probe of deadly US Capitol attack wins support

Proposed bipartisan probe of deadly US Capitol attack wins support

Susan Heavey and Makini Brice, Reuters  |  Updated May 14th - 2:44pm

A key Democrat and Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives reached a deal to form a bipartisan commission to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by Donald Trump's supporters, the lawmakers said on Friday.
Why Salt Lake City's mayor wants to turn the abandoned Raging Waters site into a regional park

Why Salt Lake City's mayor wants to turn the abandoned Raging Waters site into a regional park

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14th - 1:50pm

Mayor Erin Mendenhall requested $10 million of her budget go toward converting the abandoned site at 1700 South and 1200 West into park similar to Liberty or Sugar House parks.
Could University of Utah's enrollment 'crisis' 75 years ago offer a lesson on population growth today?

Could University of Utah's enrollment 'crisis' 75 years ago offer a lesson on population growth today?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14th - 12:32pm

Utahns today are accustomed to stories about handling growth in the state. The University of Utah had its own growth "crisis" that emerged 75 years ago this year.
Target will temporarily stop selling Pokémon and sports trading cards in stores due to safety concerns

Target will temporarily stop selling Pokémon and sports trading cards in stores due to safety concerns

Leah Asmelash, CNN  |  Posted May 14th - 10:32am

Target has announced that it will temporarily stop selling trading cards — of both the sports and Pokémon variety — in stores following a recent violent dispute at one of its locations.
A look at how the new Pac-12 commissioner hopes to elevate the conference

A look at how the new Pac-12 commissioner hopes to elevate the conference

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14th - 10:02am

Anyone that has paid even remote attention to the Pac-12 the last few years knows it's been in need of a serious rebrand.
What one Utah tech company's return to the office tells us about the future of workspaces

What one Utah tech company's return to the office tells us about the future of workspaces

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14th - 9:29am

One of Utah's leading tech companies is returning to the office — kind of — after internal polling showed that different types of employees thrive in different workspaces.
Inventor of Post-it Notes adhesive dies at age 80

Inventor of Post-it Notes adhesive dies at age 80

The Associated Press  |  Updated May 14th - 9:03am

The inventor of the adhesive used on one of 3M's best-known products, the Post-it Note, has died, according to the company and his published obituary.
Woman dies after crashing into tree in West Valley City, police say

Woman dies after crashing into tree in West Valley City, police say

Linda Williams and Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated May 14th - 9:02am

A woman died after she went off the road and hit a tree in West Valley City on Friday morning, police said.

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