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Rise in Utah women in STEM, still less than US average

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 1:25pm

More women in Utah are earning STEM-related degrees, but experts say completion rates are still behind the national average, a report said.

Have You Seen This? I ain’t afraid of no squirrel

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 18th - 12:15pm

Cute or not, dead or not, be afraid. Be very afraid.

Farmers say Trump's trade war hurts them, but WH trade adviser defends President's strategy

Kate Sullivan, CNN  |  Posted Aug 18th - 11:45am

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro defended President Donald Trump's commitment to American farmers on Sunday, as some farmers say the U.S. trade war with China directly hurts them.

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Invasion of the drones: Utah is on the leading edge

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Aug 18th - 11:34am

The huge plume of nitrogen gas appears as an otherworldy deep purple cloud on the screen of the drone operator’s remote control console.

81-year-old facing voyeurism charges after parents say he crashed a wedding and took pictures of children

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 18th - 11:23am

An 81-year-old man is facing charges for voyeurism against a child and criminal trespass after parents at a wedding say he crashed the celebration and took inappropriate pictures of their children.

Video shows battle between bald eagle and large muskie in Minnesota

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 18th - 10:20am

Muskies are often referred to as the "fish of 10,000 casts" due to their uncanny ability to evade anglers. But what happens when a bald eagle sinks its talons into one?

15 million children don't have money for school supplies. Here's how you can help them

Amy Chillag, CNN  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:45am

Going back to school can be scary for kids, especially for 15 million children in the U.S. who are living in extreme poverty.

Boil order lifted in Soldier Hollow Complex

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:21am

The boil order issued for Soldier Hollow Complex was lifted Saturday after water test results showed no sign of E. coli contamination, officials said.

Utah man hit by tow truck while lying in the road in Millcreek

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 18th - 8:43am

A 19-year-old man is in critical condition after he was hit by a tow truck while lying in the road in Millcreek early Sunday.

Motorcyclist in 'extremely critical condition' after Vernal crash

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 18th - 7:48am

A motorcyclist is in "extremely critical condition" after crashing into a bike rack on the back of a vehicle near Vernal Saturday afternoon, officials said.

Vela, 10-man LAFC pull away from 10-man Real Salt Lake, 2-0 in battle of west's best

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:45pm

Carlos Vela converted a penalty kick just after the hour-mark, and 10-man Los Angeles FC went on to beat 10-man Real Salt Lake, 2-0 Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Pets find homes with reduced or waived adoption fees for 'Clear the Shelters'

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:39pm

More than 1,400 shelters across the country came together Saturday to help thousands of adoptable animals find loving families.

Utah has a lot of willing organ donors, but it’s still not enough

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:35pm

One-hundred-twelve Utahns saved the lives of at least as many other people already this year because, upon their deaths, they were registered organ donors.

QUIZ: Solve this quick mystery for the chance to win a prize!

Finders Seekers  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:00pm

A Utah company is gaining recognition for its family-friendly mystery box subscriptions. Take this quiz for a sample of the fun and you could win a $100 gift card or one of the firm's mystery boxes.

Press, Rodriguez keep Utah Royals FC rolling with 2-0 win at Orlando

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:04pm

Christen Press and Amy Rodriguez each scored a goal in the second half, and the Royals went on to shut out the Orlando Pride, 2-0 for their third-straight win Saturday evening at Exploria Stadium in Orlando, Florida.

Utah moms rally for federal gun reform

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 7:55pm

A group of local moms and other supporters, spurred by the two recent shootings in El Paso and Dayton, rallied for federal gun reform Saturday in downtown Salt Lake City.

Body of 15-year-old boy found at Strawberry Reservoir

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:17pm

Emergency crews found the body of a 15-year-old boy who "had a gone under the water at Strawberry Reservoir and not resurfaced," officials said.

Doggy Con: a pop culture convention for furry fanatics

Andrea Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:07pm

Atlanta's scorching August heat didn't stop Megan Nelson from slipping on a long faux fur coat and dressing up like Cruella de Vil for her first Doggy Con convention, a pet event for costumed canines inspired by the upcoming Dragon Con convention.

'I feel like a hero': 9-year-old boy helps deliver baby sister thanks to 911 dispatcher

Haley Bull, CNN  |  Posted Aug 17th - 5:41pm

A family in Tampa has a lot to celebrate — a new bundle of joy who made a surprise appearance and her 9-year-old brother who helped it happen.

Orem couple sets out to break world record traveling the world

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 17th - 5:01pm

When a job offer in Europe fell through, a couple with roots in Orem decided to do something epic to make up for that dream that came unraveled. They saved their money, sold everything they owned – even went door to door for sponsors, and started on a journey to break a world record by traveling the world.

First human cases of West Nile infection in Idaho confirmed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:28pm

Idaho public health authorities say they've confirmed two human cases of the West Nile virus infection.