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Aviation experts suspect Bryant’s pilot got lost in the fog

Stefanie Dazio, David Koenig and Bernard Condon, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 27th - 3:54pm

Coroner’s officials worked to recover victims’ remains Monday from the hillside outside Los Angeles where a helicopter carrying former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and eight others crashed in a wreck that aviation experts said may have been caused by the pilot becoming disoriented in the fog.

How concerned should Utahns be about spread of coronavirus?

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 27th - 3:33pm

Utah health officials are closely monitoring the new coronavirus that emerged in China after neighboring Arizona reported cases of the illness.

Have You Seen This? Toddler becomes film critic

Katie Workman,  |  Posted Jan 27th - 3:01pm

This kid just watched Aladdin, and it’s as cute as you’d imagine. Here’s that Monday motivation you were searching for. Warning: an infectious smile will likely cross your face.

8 stunning, stupendous YouTube videos with strong Utah connections

Robert J. DeBry & Associates  |  Posted Jan 27th - 3:00pm

These extremely popular YouTube videos have garnered billions of views from people all over the world. One thing they all have in common is a strong connection to Utah!

Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on

Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 27th - 2:51pm

Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp prayed and wept as they marked the 75th anniversary of its liberation, returning Monday to the place where they lost entire families and warning about the ominous growth of anti-Semitism and hatred in the world.

Nighttime mortar attack on US Embassy in Baghdad injured 1

Samya Kullab and Qassim Abdul-zahra, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 27th - 2:45pm

A top U.S. commander said Monday that mortars were used in an attack on the American embassy in Baghdad that injured one person and caused some material damage the previous night, not katyusha rockets as was initially reported by staffers and a statement from the military.

NASA wants to bring Martian samples back to Earth — and they need someone to lead the mission

Jessie Yeung, CNN  |  Posted Jan 27th - 2:32pm

NASA is planning to bring Martian samples back to Earth — and they're looking for someone to lead the mission.

Moab's popular, extremely rare mule deer died from chronic wasting disease, biologists say

Carter Williams,  |  Updated Jan 27th - 2:11pm

An extremely rare melanistic mule deer nicknamed Coal by Moab residents died from chronic wasting disease, state biologists said Monday. It's the 15th confirmed case of the desease, which is sometimes referred to as the "zombie deer disease," since July.

How bills in the 2020 Utah legislative session could affect your money and your health: Week 1 preview

Graham Dudley,  |  Updated Jan 27th - 2:07pm

It can be hard to keep track of the comings and goings at the Utah State Capitol during the annual legislative session. Most Utahns just want to know one thing — how could lawmakers’ decisions affect me?

Permanent residents now have to prove they do not require government assistance

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 27th - 1:55pm

A divided Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to put in place new rules that could jeopardize permanent resident status for immigrants who use food stamps, Medicaid and housing vouchers.

Over 100 state lawmakers accused of misconduct in 3 years

David A. Lieb, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 27th - 1:45pm

State lawmakers across the U.S. have reached a troubling milestone for allegations of sexual misconduct, even as they have taken significant steps to try to prevent and investigate such behavior.

GOP defends Trump as Bolton book adds pressure for witnesses

Eric Tucker, Zeke Miller and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 27th - 1:25pm

Pressure is increasing on senators to call John Bolton to testify at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial after the revelation that a draft of a book by Trump's former national security adviser undercuts a key defense argument — that Trump never tied withholding military aid to Ukraine to his demand the country help investigate political rival Joe Biden.


How Gary Herbert leads a much different state government than he did in 2009

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted Jan 27th - 12:41pm

As Utah Gov. Gary Herbert prepares to navigate his final legislative session starting Monday, he leads a state government much different than the one he walked into more than a decade ago.

As session opens, lawmakers address ‘elephant’ in the room: Tax reform backlash

Lisa Riley Roche and Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Updated Jan 27th - 12:03pm

Kicking off the 2020 Utah legislative session, House Speaker Brad Wilson addressed what he called the “elephant or, to be bipartisan, the donkey in the room."

Armed northern Utah man intended to kill stepson, family, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 27th - 11:52am

A northern Utah man who prosecutors say intended to kill his stepson and his family now faces numerous criminal charges.

Runnin' Utes 'a bunch of tough kids' led by the 'moxie' of Rylan Jones

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Jan 27th - 11:22am

His season stats won’t jump off the page, but there’s little question that Rylan Jones has had a measurable impact on the University of Utah’s men’s basketball program this season.

Great Clips of the Week: From Neymar to the NBA, tributes pour in for Kobe Bryant, daughter

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 27th - 11:03am

Around the NBA, teams were content to start each game Sunday with a 24-second shot-clock violation, in honor of legendary No. 24 Kobe Bryant. In Northern France, Neymar dedicated a goal to the departed legend.

20-year-old woman in critical condition after car struck her in Herriman

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Updated Jan 27th - 10:58am

A 20-year-old woman is in critical condition after being struck by a car in Herriman Monday morning, officials said.

Want your kids to eat healthier? Let them watch cooking shows

Kristen Rogers and David G. Allan, CNN  |  Posted Jan 27th - 9:26am

If you want your kids to make healthier food choices, have them watch more television -- certain cooking shows, anyway.


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