What Utah's exit from student loan business could mean for college scholarships
Utah is getting out of the student loan servicing business, which could result in the creation of a $289 million endowment for scholarships and grants for Utah students.
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Russ Bynum, Associated Press | Posted Oct. 19 - 12:45 p.m.
Attorneys resumed questioning potential jurors Tuesday in the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted Oct. 19 - 12:19 p.m.
The Jazz added depth this season, but burden of how far the Jazz will go this season will ultimate fall on Donovan Mitchell.
Claudia Lauer, Associated Press | Posted Oct. 19 - 11:58 a.m.
A man charged with raping a woman on a commuter train just outside of Philadelphia harassed her for more than 40 minutes while multiple people held up their phones to seemingly record the assault without intervening.
Francesco Guarascio, Reuters | Posted Oct. 19 - 11:33 a.m.
The plans highlight how the WHO wants to shore up supplies of drugs and tests at a relatively low price after losing the vaccine race to wealthy nations which scooped up a huge share of the world's supplies.
Ethan Bauer, Deseret News | Posted Oct. 19 - 11:02 a.m.
Many parents create a digital footprint for their children from the first post of their baby's ultrasound. Some details, like where the child goes to school, their birthday or other identifying information, can be used to exploit, experts advise.
Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Oct. 19 - 10:31 a.m.
Even the experts sometimes make mistakes, which in this particular case could end up being extremely costly.
Uday Sampath Kumar and Siddharth Cavale, Reuters | Posted Oct. 19 - 10:08 a.m.
Procter & Gamble said on Tuesday it will raise prices of some of its grooming, oral and skin care products in the U.S. to counter higher commodity and freight costs that are expected to take a bigger bite out of its earnings this year.
Peter Rosen, KSL-TV | Posted Oct. 19 - 9:45 a.m.
A Utah economist says the state has enough water to deal with a growing population, if it just makes some difficult changes that probably won't be popular with farmers.
Pat Reavy, KSL.com | Posted Oct. 19 - 9:20 a.m.
A Beaver woman accused of vigorously shaking her 23-day-old baby has been arrested for investigation of aggravated murder.
Reuters | Posted Oct. 19 - 8:50 a.m.
A Haitian gang that kidnapped a group of American and Canadian missionaries is asking for $17 million to release them, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing a Haitian official.
Zeke Miller, Associated Press | Posted Oct. 19 - 8:37 a.m.
Federal regulators are expected to authorize the mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster shots this week in an effort to provide flexibility for those seeking to maintain protection against the coronavirus.
Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News | Posted Oct. 19 - 7:55 a.m.
Five Salt Lake City Council districts are up for election this year.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Oct. 19 - 7:37 a.m.
The eighth-year veteran from Utah State had his most productive game in a Jags uniform to help Jacksonville to its first regular-season win since the first game of the 2020 season.
Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press | Posted Oct. 19 - 7:04 a.m.
More COVID-19 booster shots may be on the way — but when it's your turn, you'll get an extra dose of the original vaccine, not one updated to better match the extra-contagious delta variant. Here's why.
Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News | Posted Oct. 19 - 6:29 a.m.
The coronavirus is no longer a pandemic, it's an endemic, "which is a recognition of the reality that COVID-19 is with us to stay," says the chief clinical officer of an Idaho health care system.
Nick Carey, Reuters | Posted Oct. 18 - 10:23 p.m.
With electric car sales soaring and regulations increasingly favoring zero-emission vehicles, the global auto industry has kicked into a higher gear as it races to speed past the fossil-fuel car era.
Diane Bartz, Reuters | Posted Oct. 18 - 9:44 p.m.
About a dozen U.S. senators from both parties on Monday formally introduced a bill that would bar Big Tech platforms, like Amazon and Alphabet's Google, from favoring their own products and services.
Katie McKellar, Deseret News | Posted Oct. 18 - 8:51 p.m.
The Salt Lake City metro area and its top housing competitor, Boise, Idaho, just topped another national list for record-breaking home prices.
Mike Anderson, KSL-TV | Posted Oct. 18 - 8:18 p.m.
Commuters in Weber County can expect a big change on their commute south Tuesday morning. After about two years of lane splits up there, the Utah Department of Transportation is now ready to reopen some of the highway.
Jan Wolfe, Reuters | Posted Oct. 18 - 8:08 p.m.
Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit on Monday against the U.S. congressional committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, alleging it made an illegal, unfounded and overbroad request for his White House records.
Andrea Olson, EastIdahoNews.com | Posted Oct. 18 - 7:32 p.m.
He just barely turned 1 but Briggs Darrington has already been on 45 flights, is collecting a paycheck every month and travels to places a lot of people only dream of.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Oct. 18 - 7:17 p.m.
The second-year Washington State coach has been terminated for caused due to the state's vaccine mandate signed by Gov. Jay Inslee, which required all state employees — including those at its public universities — to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
James Anderson, Associated Press | Posted Oct. 18 - 7:11 p.m.
The humpback chub, a rare fish found only in the Colorado River basin, has been brought back from the brink of extinction after decades of protection, though work must continue to ensure its survival, federal authorities said
Yvette Cruz, KSL.com | Updated Oct. 18 - 6:58 p.m.
Spooky season is in full force and that means it's time for KSL.com's annual Halloween decorations map!
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Updated Oct. 18 - 6:47 p.m.
A storm system is moving into Utah from the west and is expected to affect all parts of Utah, but most of the precipitation is forecast for the northern part of the state.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Oct. 18 - 6:34 p.m.
Salt Lake City is set to receive $85 million from the federal government. Mayor Erin Medenhal revealed on Monday how she proposes those funds are spent.
Ashley Fredde, KSL.com | Updated Oct. 18 - 6:04 p.m.
Two BYU students died and two other people were transported to a hospital Friday evening after a two-vehicle crash near 400 S. State in Orem, police said.
Pat Reavy, KSL.com and Garna Mejia, KSL-TV | Updated Oct. 18 - 6:01 p.m.
Family members say Gaby Sifuentes Castilla had been trying to get out of a toxic relationship when she was shot and killed early Sunday in her home. Police say her ex-boyfriend is suspected of killing her.
Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business | Posted Oct. 18 - 6:00 p.m.
Amazon plans to add 150,000 temporary workers in the United States for the holiday shopping rush, a 50% increase from the company's holiday hiring push a year ago.
Andrew Chung and Lawrence Hurley, Reuters | Posted Oct. 18 - 5:36 p.m.
President Joe Biden's administration on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a Texas law that imposes a near-total ban on abortion, calling the Republican-backed measure plainly unconstitutional and specifically designed to evade judicial scrutiny.
'Every time I rev up a Ford Mustang, I'll be thinking about Colin Powell.' How one Utah leader remembers his friend, mentor
Dennis Romboy, Deseret News | Posted Oct. 18 - 5:08 p.m.
A former Utah governor and U.S. ambassador remembered Colin Powell not only as a statesman but as a friend, mentor and neighbor.
Ashley Imlay, KSL.com | Posted Oct. 18 - 4:16 p.m.
After more than a year of tension between state lawmakers and public health officials prompted by pandemic-related health orders, a new state legislative audit urges the Utah Department of Health to prioritize the Utah Legislature's demands.
Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Oct. 18 - 3:36 p.m.
I have no words to describe what happens in this bizarre video. My only concern is for the random citizen who happened to drive by and witness it taking place.
Reuters | Updated Oct. 18 - 3:25 p.m.
Colin Powell, the first Black U.S. secretary of state and top military officer, died on Monday at the age of 84 due to complications from COVID-19. He was fully vaccinated, his family said in a statement on Facebook.
Kristen Rogers, CNN | Posted Oct. 18 - 3:11 p.m.
It's not just your teens who are on social media anymore. Younger kids are getting on those apps, and some parents aren't confident that their children can stay safe online.
Minky Couture | Posted Oct. 18 - 3:00 p.m.
Here are some easy and fun costume ideas using things you already have lying around the house.
Andrew Chung, Reuters | Posted Oct. 18 - 2:47 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday signaled that it is not retreating from its inclination to grant a legal protection called "qualified immunity" to police accused in lawsuits of using excessive force, ruling in favor of officers on Monday in separate cases from California and Oklahoma.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Oct. 18 - 2:13 p.m.
The Washington transfer from Orem High had a star-aligning breakout game against Baylor, a performance that can go a long way in the rest of 2021.
Steve Stecklow, Aditya Kalra and Jeffrey Dastin, Reuters | Posted Oct. 18 - 1:55 p.m.
Five members of the U.S. House Judiciary committee wrote to Amazon's chief executive Sunday, and accused the company's top executives, including founder Jeff Bezos, of either misleading Congress or possibly lying to it about Amazon's business practices.
Jennifer Graham, Deseret News | Posted Oct. 18 - 12:45 p.m.
Megyn Kelly, Tucker Carlson and Meghan McCain are casually using words that you might not want your children to hear.
Pat Reavy, KSL.com | Posted Oct. 18 - 12:41 p.m.
A man who was run over multiple times by the same car while riding his bicycle in Roy has since died from his injuries.
Stephen Nellis, Reuters | Updated Oct. 18 - 12:36 p.m.
Apple on Monday launched two new MacBook Pro models powered by new in-house Apple Silicon chips as well as a new generation of its AirPods wireless earbuds and a $5-per-month music subscription service.
Stephanie Nebehay, Reuters | Posted Oct. 18 - 12:24 p.m.
Washington is concerned about hypersonic missile technology and its potential military applications by China and Russia, a U.S. arms control official said on Monday.
Ben Klayman, Reuters | Posted Oct. 18 - 11:37 a.m.
Thousands of workers remain on strike across the U.S. demanding higher pay and better conditions, and the tight jobs market has only emboldened them.
Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Oct. 18 - 11:09 a.m.
In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares how to make sure your relationship is healthy and when to seek help.
Ray Boone, KSL-TV | Posted Oct. 18 - 10:00 a.m.
Living in Utah, quick access to the fresh air and the mountains can be easy to take for granted. For Vic Rowberry, being outside is simply a way of life.
Josh Furlong, KSL.com | Posted Oct. 18 - 9:36 a.m.
On Saturday, the song "Bad Moon Rising" served as an anthem to a new era in Utah football.
Ammon Teare, St. George News | Posted Oct. 18 - 8:53 a.m.
In the most recent development of a legal dispute, the U.S. District Court denied a motion by the State of Utah, Iron County and Garfield County to weigh in as amici curiae (legal Latin for "friends of the court") in a lawsuit over prairie dogs.
Health Utah | Posted Oct. 18 - 8:00 a.m.
If your doctor tells you it only boils down to diet and exercise, seek another opinion.
Suman Naishadham, Associated Press | Posted Oct. 18 - 7:53 a.m.
Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday will highlight the problems caused by Western drought as she visits Lake Mead in Nevada and makes the case for the Biden administration's infrastructure and climate change proposals that have stalled in Congress.
Russ Bynum, Associated Press | Posted Oct. 18 - 7:29 a.m.
Hundreds of people were ordered to report for jury duty Monday in Georgia for what could be a long, laborious effort to find jurors to hear the trial of three white men charged with fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery as he was running in their neighborhood.
Dana Santas, CNN | Updated Oct. 18 - 7:10 a.m.
It's no secret that walking is good for you. Many of us are trying to get in those recommended 10,000 steps a day that our wearable fitness technology urges us to achieve.
Sean Walker and Lisi Merkley, KSL.com | Posted Oct. 18 - 7:02 a.m.
Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.
Garna Mejia, KSL-TV | Posted Oct. 17 - 10:37 p.m.
The Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office has just over 100 job openings, including 40 with the corrections division.
Dánica Coto and Evens Sanon, Associated Press | Updated Oct. 17 - 10:10 p.m.
U.S. officials are working with Haitian authorities to try to secure the release of 12 adults and five children with a U.S.-based missionary group who were abducted over the weekend by a gang notorious for killings, kidnappings and extortion.
COVID-19 numbers are getting better. But where they go from here will depend on vaccinations, Fauci says
Aya Elamroussi, CNN | Posted Oct. 17 - 9:41 p.m.
The rates of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths are improving; an optimistic sign for the future of the pandemic. But with so many Americans still unvaccinated, the numbers could still go back up, Dr. Anthony Fauci told Fox News Sunday.
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