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US safety, savings rules set stage for baby formula shortage

US safety, savings rules set stage for baby formula shortage

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 8:23 p.m.

A massive recall is getting most of the blame for the U.S. baby formula shortage, but experts say the products have long been vulnerable to this type of crisis.
Social media companies hammered by mounting questions over advertising

Social media companies hammered by mounting questions over advertising

Michelle Chapman, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24 - 7:57 p.m.

Social media has had a rough 2022 with lingering questions about advertising spending and a $44 billion takeover of Twitter that may or may not be happening, depending on which Elon Musk tweet you read.
West Jordan police seeking help locating endangered 13-year-old girl missing since Saturday

West Jordan police seeking help locating endangered 13-year-old girl missing since Saturday

Arianne Brown, KSL.com  |  Updated May 24 - 7:51 p.m.

West Jordan Police are seeking help locating an endangered 13-year-old girl who has been missing since Saturday.
Arctic Circle says 'thank you' to community by giving back

Arctic Circle says 'thank you' to community by giving back

Arctic Circle  |  Posted May 24 - 7:00 p.m.

For more than 70 years, Arctic Circle's restaurants have been delighting customers. Wanting to give back to the community that has helped the burger stand become a regional dining hotspot, the restaurant founded the 501(c)(3) charitable organization, Arctic Cares, in 2015.
Who's in – and who's out – for GOP congressional, Senate primary debates

Who's in – and who's out – for GOP congressional, Senate primary debates

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Updated May 24 - 6:19 p.m.

Utah Debate Commission debates between Republican congressional and Senate candidates will go on as scheduled next week, though most incumbents plan to skip the event.
Could widespread grid failure impact Utah this summer?

Could widespread grid failure impact Utah this summer?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted May 24 - 5:43 p.m.

A summer reliability assessment for 2022 puts a huge chunk of the United States at risk for potential grid failure — meaning the lights won't come on and the hum of air conditioners will go silent.
Utah shuts down Spanish Fork youth facility months after child died in its care

Utah shuts down Spanish Fork youth facility months after child died in its care

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 5:19 p.m.

A state agency has moved to shut down a teen residential treatment center in Utah County after a teen died in its care.
Former gang member who killed Utah postal worker seeks parole after 25 years

Former gang member who killed Utah postal worker seeks parole after 25 years

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 4:02 p.m.

A former gang member from Los Angeles who shot and killed a postal worker in Utah and then shot at others who tried to help the victim is seeking parole after 25 years.
Driver critically injured in crash involving 2 men chasing each other, police say

Driver critically injured in crash involving 2 men chasing each other, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 3:36 p.m.

A chase between two arguing men in Salt Lake City ended in a crash Tuesday, resulting in life-threatening injuries for third person who was driving in the area, police said.
Motorcyclist killed in intersection collision over the weekend identified

Motorcyclist killed in intersection collision over the weekend identified

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated May 24 - 3:31 p.m.

A motorcyclist died after colliding with another vehicle at the 1900 West intersection Saturday night.
Feds: Ohio man plotted trip to Texas to kill George W. Bush

Feds: Ohio man plotted trip to Texas to kill George W. Bush

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 3:10 p.m.

Federal authorities say an Iraqi man living in Ohio has been arrested on a charge of plotting to assassinate former President George W. Bush.
Walmart drone delivery swooping into Salt Lake City

Walmart drone delivery swooping into Salt Lake City

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Updated May 24 - 3:05 p.m.

U.S. mega-retailer Walmart on Tuesday announced plans to launch its own drone delivery service in six states and 34 store locations, including Salt Lake City, in the coming year.
Ukraine: 200 bodies found in basement in Mariupol's ruins

Ukraine: 200 bodies found in basement in Mariupol's ruins

Elena Becatoros, Oleksandr Stashevskyi And Ricardo Mazalan, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 3:02 p.m.

Ukrainian authorities say workers digging through the rubble of an apartment building in Mariupol found 200 bodies in the basement. It was a grim reminder of the horrors still coming to light in the ruined city that has seen some of worst suffering of the 3-month-old war.
The future of used car sales – for buyers and sellers

The future of used car sales – for buyers and sellers

Heidi Borst, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 2:54 p.m.

If you're in the market for a new car, now might be a tough time to find one. Automakers are battling semiconductor chip shortages, causing record-low inventories of new vehicles. And along with that shortage comes, you guessed it, higher prices.
Utahn charged with starting fire in Logan jail, possessing shanks

Utahn charged with starting fire in Logan jail, possessing shanks

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 1:52 p.m.

A Vernal man was charged Monday with lighting a fire in the Cache County Jail earlier this month, as well as possessing three makeshift knives.
A father-son team are covering the West in Uncle Bob's buttermilk syrup

A father-son team are covering the West in Uncle Bob's buttermilk syrup

Lee Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted May 24 - 1:27 p.m.

It all started innocently enough. In 1983, Bob and Kristine Smith were at a pancake breakfast in California when Kristine nudged Bob and said, "You gotta try this syrup."
Trump's bid to reshape GOP faces biggest hurdles in Georgia

Trump's bid to reshape GOP faces biggest hurdles in Georgia

Steve Peoples And Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 1:03 p.m.

Donald Trump hopes to avoid embarrassment in the Georgia governor's race on Tuesday as Republican primary voters decide the fate of his hand-picked candidate to lead one of the nation's chief political battlegrounds. In all, five states are voting: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Texas and Minnesota.
Utah cancer surgeons use new, less-invasive robotic surgery with shorter recovery time

Utah cancer surgeons use new, less-invasive robotic surgery with shorter recovery time

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 24 - 12:28 p.m.

Surgeons at Huntsman Cancer Institute are pioneering a new lung cancer technique that is less invasive and drastically shortens recovery time for the patient.
New video shows 360-degree view of Washington D.C. Temple

New video shows 360-degree view of Washington D.C. Temple

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 12:09 p.m.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Tuesday released a new video showing the inside of the recently-renovated Washington D.C. Temple.
Busy hurricane season predicted for the Atlantic Ocean

Busy hurricane season predicted for the Atlantic Ocean

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 12:04 p.m.

Federal meteorologists say the Atlantic should expect another extra busy hurricane season this year. Tuesday's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Atlantic hurricane season forecast calls for 14 to 21 named storms, with six to 10 becoming hurricanes.
'I will never have peace': Woman shot by ex-boyfriend pleads against parole

'I will never have peace': Woman shot by ex-boyfriend pleads against parole

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 11:46 a.m.

A Provo man who was once facing a potential death sentence for killing a man in Heber City and shooting his ex-girlfriend in the face 27 years ago, is now seeking parole.
Patrick Kinahan: Crazy state of college sports creating chaos

Patrick Kinahan: Crazy state of college sports creating chaos

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 11:31 a.m.

Randy Rahe didn't entirely put his retirement on the rapidly changing world of college athletics but clearly it was a factor.
Roughing it, but make it luxury

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Roughing it, but make it luxury

Stephen Fried, Deseret News  |  Posted May 24 - 11:27 a.m.

For well over a century, travelers have been searching for rebirth in the American West with a type of increasingly pampered rusticity. It may have reached its apex at Ted Turner's New Mexico ranch.
'Where do the neighborhoods go?' Cedar City looking to create more livable, walkable downtown

'Where do the neighborhoods go?' Cedar City looking to create more livable, walkable downtown

Alysha Lundgren, St. George News  |  Posted May 24 - 11:01 a.m.

Cedar City citizens could see increased opportunities to live and work in a more walkable, housing-friendly downtown in a few short years if the housing committee's recent, long-term proposals come to pass.
US birth rates rose slightly in 2021 after steep drop in 1st year of the pandemic, CDC data shows

US birth rates rose slightly in 2021 after steep drop in 1st year of the pandemic, CDC data shows

Deidre McPhillips, CNN  |  Posted May 24 - 10:44 a.m.

Early speculation that the COVID-19 pandemic may lead to a baby boom has been turned on its head, with early data showing more of a baby bust — and worsening rates of some adverse outcomes.
Angry supervisor shoots employee at Salt Lake business, police say

Angry supervisor shoots employee at Salt Lake business, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 10:02 a.m.

Salt Lake police arrested a man after they say he shot one of his employees in the leg and also shot out the tires on the employee's vehicle.
MacKenzie Scott gives $123M to Big Brothers Big Sisters

MacKenzie Scott gives $123M to Big Brothers Big Sisters

Maria Di Mento, Chronicle Of Philanthropy via Associated Press  |  Posted May 24 - 9:33 a.m.

MacKenzie Scott gave $122.6 million to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, the national youth-mentoring charity announced on Tuesday.
Is a recession coming? New poll reveals majority of Utahns are worried

Is a recession coming? New poll reveals majority of Utahns are worried

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted May 24 - 9:07 a.m.

As U.S. inflation drives the costs of goods and services into record territory, Utah is among a group of Western states that has been experiencing the worst of those increases.
Is a trip to Disney too expensive or complicated? Check out these alternatives

Is a trip to Disney too expensive or complicated? Check out these alternatives

Monica Fish, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24 - 8:42 a.m.

It's supposed to be the happiest place on earth — and now that it's reopened, most visitors agree. The ones that can afford it, that is. Has Walt's vision of "some kind of family park where parents and children could have fun together," gone by the wayside?
Man with extensive history of sex crimes appears in court on new cases in St. George

Man with extensive history of sex crimes appears in court on new cases in St. George

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted May 24 - 8:20 a.m.

A defendant with a juvenile criminal history of sex crimes was in court on two recent cases involving rape and other charges filed last year in St. George, a hearing conducted to determine if the defendant, who has the highest risk rating, should remain free pending trial.
Thousands complain of water waste in Utah neighborhoods — but how is it enforced?

Thousands complain of water waste in Utah neighborhoods — but how is it enforced?

Matt Gephardt and Cindy St. Clair, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 24 - 8:06 a.m.

When the weather gets hot, KSL hears from many viewers who are frustrated to see excessive watering, broken sprinklers, and other acts of disregard for the drought.
Here are three new mental wellness guides for employees based on industry

Here are three new mental wellness guides for employees based on industry

Salt Lake Chamber  |  Posted May 24 - 8:00 a.m.

Utah Community Builders releases three new mental wellness guides for hospitality, construction and law.
Skydiver in critical condition but slowly recovering after crash in South Jordan

Skydiver in critical condition but slowly recovering after crash in South Jordan

Dan Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 24 - 7:20 a.m.

A skydiving accident left a Lehi man in the hospital in critical condition. But his family tells KSL it's a miracle that he survived at all and he's showing good signs of recovery.
Starbucks leaving Russian market, shutting 130 stores

Starbucks leaving Russian market, shutting 130 stores

Dee-ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 6:57 a.m.

Starbucks is pulling out of the Russian market. In a memo to employees Monday, the Seattle coffee giant said it decided to close its 130 stores and no longer have a brand presence in Russia.
Are Utahns Trump Republicans or Romney Republicans? Poll has answers

Are Utahns Trump Republicans or Romney Republicans? Poll has answers

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted May 24 - 6:23 a.m.

Donald Trump and Mitt Romney are a lot like oil and water. You can mix them together once in a while, but they always separate.
Man found dead in Bear Lake

Man found dead in Bear Lake

Arianne Brown, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 11:08 p.m.

A 31-year-old man was found dead in Bear Lake on Monday.
Arby's is selling a fast-food staple it's never offered before

Arby's is selling a fast-food staple it's never offered before

Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business  |  Posted May 23 - 10:01 p.m.

Typically there's nothing groundbreaking about a fast-food chain selling a hamburger. But Arby's has never sold one — until now.
World's fastest passenger jet goes supersonic in tests

World's fastest passenger jet goes supersonic in tests

Tamara Hardingham-Gill, CNN  |  Posted May 23 - 9:29 p.m.

The race to resume supersonic passenger flights nearly two decades after the retirement of Concorde was offered a glimmer of excitement on Monday when plane manufacturer Bombardier revealed high speed achievements while confirming the launch of its new business jet.
Why Utah housing market is 'very low risk' for price drops — while these Idaho cities are 'high risk'

Why Utah housing market is 'very low risk' for price drops — while these Idaho cities are 'high risk'

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted May 23 - 9:02 p.m.

Economists and housing researchers are seeing early signs of a cooling housing market — but a question remains.
2 crashes on I-15 in American Fork cause major delays Monday

2 crashes on I-15 in American Fork cause major delays Monday

Arianne Brown, KSL.com  |  Updated May 23 - 9:00 p.m.

Two multivehicle crashes on I-15 in American Fork caused major delays Monday afternoon.
District investigates allegation that Bennion Junior High employee used racial slur toward student

District investigates allegation that Bennion Junior High employee used racial slur toward student

Arianne Brown, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 8:27 p.m.

A Bennion Junior High School employee is on administrative leave as Granite School District investigates an allegation that the employee used a racial slur toward a Black student.
Officers recall 'tough situation' crash that killed 2 teens, injured 3

Officers recall 'tough situation' crash that killed 2 teens, injured 3

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 23 - 7:37 p.m.

A small memorial has started to form out in Ogden. There's also some graffiti on the street, apparently in memory of the two teens who died Saturday.
Salt Lake City International Airport connecting the crossroads of the West with the heart of Europe

Salt Lake City International Airport connecting the crossroads of the West with the heart of Europe

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 7:11 p.m.

Travelers from Salt Lake City International Airport looking to travel to Europe will now have the option to do so on a nonstop flight, as Lufthansa Group on Monday announced the liftoff of the first and only direct flights from the Salt Lake City International Airport to Frankfurt, Germany.
Beat the summer slide and treat your child's ADHD or Dyslexia this summer

Beat the summer slide and treat your child's ADHD or Dyslexia this summer

Learning Technics  |  Posted May 23 - 7:00 p.m.

It's hard to succeed in school, work or everyday life when your brain feels like it's being pulled in multiple directions at once. But for millions of Americans — particularly young, school-aged children — this is their reality.
Mental health services to expand to Utah's rural areas via telehealth

Mental health services to expand to Utah's rural areas via telehealth

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 6:32 p.m.

Intermountain Healthcare's emergency departments have seen a 300% increase in pediatric mental health crises in the past 10 years, with an estimated 40% of children with depression not accessing care.
Utah hunting guide charged with baiting bear for Trump Jr., leading separate 'canned hunt'

Utah hunting guide charged with baiting bear for Trump Jr., leading separate 'canned hunt'

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 6:00 p.m.

A Utah big game hunting guide is facing a felony accusing him of baiting a bear that was killed by Donald Trump, Jr. during a 2018 hunting trip in eastern Utah.
Ogden IRS office seeks to fill hundreds of jobs

Ogden IRS office seeks to fill hundreds of jobs

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 5:14 p.m.

The Internal Revenue Service office in Ogden will hold a hiring event on Wednesday and Thursday, as the office looks to fill hundreds of entry-level positions.
Memorial Day weekend calls for triple digit temperatures and storms for some in US

Memorial Day weekend calls for triple digit temperatures and storms for some in US

Jennifer Gray, CNN meteorologist  |  Posted May 23 - 4:59 p.m.

Leading up to the holiday weekend, there will be some dire weather hitting portions of the U.S., including more critical fire conditions and an abundance of tropical moisture; a sure sign summer is upon us.
Republicans join Democrats in backing NATO expansion despite rising nationalism

Republicans join Democrats in backing NATO expansion despite rising nationalism

Patricia Zengerle, Reuters  |  Posted May 23 - 4:20 p.m.

Democratic and Republican U.S. Senate leaders introduced a resolution on Monday backing Sweden and Finland's bids to join NATO, underscoring support for expanding the alliance despite growing nationalism in the Republican party.
Priceless seeds, sprouts key to Utah's post-wildfire recovery

Priceless seeds, sprouts key to Utah's post-wildfire recovery

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted May 23 - 3:48 p.m.

A massive fire churning through New Mexico highlights the need for collecting more seed, building more nurseries and planting more seedlings. The center is one of only a few such nurseries in the U.S.
Woman killed in auto-pedestrian crash in Emery County

Woman killed in auto-pedestrian crash in Emery County

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 3:20 p.m.

An Emery County man has been arrested for investigation of DUI after police say he hit two pedestrians with his truck, killing a woman, and did not stop to help or call 911.
Why your Social Security money you're planning on might not be guaranteed

Why your Social Security money you're planning on might not be guaranteed

Ryan Thacker and Tyson Thacker for B.O.S.S. Retirement Solutions  |  Posted May 23 - 3:00 p.m.

Even if you think you've saved enough, overlooking this one thing could be costing you tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars. Here's what you should know if you want to have enough money saved up by the time you retire.
Hugs help women face stress, study says. Men, you are out of luck

Hugs help women face stress, study says. Men, you are out of luck

Madeline Holcombe, CNN  |  Posted May 23 - 2:55 p.m.

You have a big test, a difficult conversation or a stressful day ahead — how much of a difference could a hug from your partner make on your state of mind?
Average age of US cars hits record high due to tight supplies

Average age of US cars hits record high due to tight supplies

Kannaki Deka, Reuters  |  Posted May 23 - 2:39 p.m.

U.S. consumers are using their existing vehicles for longer as the inventory of new cars and light trucks remains constrained due to supply chain challenges, marking an all-time high for the average age, according to a report from S&P Global Mobility.
Provo man charged with making bomb threats at elementary school, apartment

Provo man charged with making bomb threats at elementary school, apartment

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23 - 1:49 p.m.

A Provo man was charged Monday with making threats at an elementary school and then threatening to blow up his apartment.
Most Americans pray for their co-workers. But the company? Not so much

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Most Americans pray for their co-workers. But the company? Not so much

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News  |  Posted May 23 - 1:44 p.m.

A new survey report from Deseret News and The Marist Poll focuses on the relationship between religion and business.
Russian sentenced to life in Ukraine's 1st war crimes trial

Russian sentenced to life in Ukraine's 1st war crimes trial

Elena Becatoros, Oleksandr Stashevskyi And Ricardo Mazalan, Associated Press  |  Updated May 23 - 1:43 p.m.

A Ukrainian court has sentenced a 21-year-old Russian soldier to life in prison for killing a Ukrainian civilian. It is the first conviction for war crimes since Russia's invasion three months ago.
Mitt Romney: US should prepare for Russian nuclear strike in Ukraine

Mitt Romney: US should prepare for Russian nuclear strike in Ukraine

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted May 23 - 12:58 p.m.

The United States and NATO should prepare for a Russian nuclear strike if Vladimir Putin should turn to those weapons in the war in Ukraine, Sen. Mitt Romney says.

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