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Possible presidential candidate Howard Schultz postpones Utah visit

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Apr 21st - 7:15pm

Howard Schultz, the former Starbucks chief executive considering a third-party run for president in 2020, has postponed a planned visit to Utah this week.

Utah bridges rank among safest in nation

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 21st - 6:41pm

More than 60 bridges statewide are listed as structurally deficient. A recent nationwide assessment, however, ranks Utah’s bridges among the best.

As NFL draft approaches, much of former BYU linebacker Sione Takitaki's story still yet to be written

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 21st - 6:07pm

Sione Takitaki’s story still isn’t over. He’s likely to hear his name called in next week’s NFL Draft, with ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. projecting him as high as a late third-round pick.

'The Curse of La Llorona' reigns over weekend box office

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 4:09pm

"The Curse of La Llorona" brought good fortune at the box office.

Have You Seen This? Spring hugs for all the goats

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 21st - 3:04pm

In springtime, the only pretty ring time, goats need some hugs.

Test fire of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft ran into problems, sending up thick clouds of smoke

Jackie Wattles, CNN  |  Posted Apr 21st - 2:26pm

Thick plumes of smoke rose over a SpaceX facility in Florida during a test fire of a Crew Dragon spacecraft on Saturday. If the issue was serious, it could derail plans to fly astronauts aboard the capsule later this year.

Report shows 239 people sickened in Utah fluoride overfeed; investigation continuing

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Apr 21st - 1:46pm

A new summary of the health impacts caused by the accidental release of fluoride in Sandy says there were 239 cases of sick people.

Paris Easter Mass honors firefighters who saved Notre Dame

Angela Charlton, The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 1:09pm

The archbishop of Paris and Catholics from around France and the world honored the firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral, praying Sunday at a special Easter Mass for a swift reconstruction of the beloved monument.

The benefits of decreasing your added sugar intake

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 21st - 12:35pm

Most people know too much added sugar isn’t very good for us, but manufacturers are getting smart and sneaking it into everything. One Utah family is making a habit of reading labels and decreasing their sugar intake.

Harris' campaign focuses on black colleges for support

Juana Summers, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 11:57am

California Sen. Kamala Harris has described her experience as a student at a historically black college as "one of the most important aspects" of her life. Now, her Democratic presidential campaign is using that experience to connect with voters.

Salt Lake City blossoms with religious diversity

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 21st - 11:22am

Salt Lake City, heavily influenced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is often thought by outsiders as not being religiously diverse. The reality is much to the contrary.

Accuracy at core of Supreme Court case over census question

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 10:45am

Justice Elena Kagan's father was 3 years old when the census taker came to the family's apartment on Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn, New York, on April 10, 1930.

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How the Salt Lake Temple's base isolation system will protect it from earthquakes

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 21st - 10:41am

The fault lines that run through the Wasatch Front suggest that a deadly earthquake will one day strike the greater Salt Lake area. When it does, work announced Friday could save what the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called "a stunning jewel in the crown of pioneer achievement" and all those who work and serve there.

Trump brushes off Romney's criticism, points to loss in 2012

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 10:01am

Sen. Mitt Romney says he's "sickened" by the dishonesty the Russia investigation found in the Trump White House, but the president fires back that Romney should have put the same energy into running for president in 2012 that the Utah Republican has tapped in criticizing him.

Conference hopes to help Utah women get 'in the money'

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Apr 21st - 9:19am

On Monday, Utah Treasurer David Damschen, along with the Utah Financial Empowerment Coalition will host the first "Women in the Money" Utah Financial Empowerment Conference "to empower Utah women to achieve financial security."

Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

Bharatha Mallawarachi and Krishan Francis, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 8:43am

Nine bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites on Easter Sunday killed more than 200 people and wounded hundreds more in Sri Lanka's deadliest violence since a devastating civil war in the South Asian island nation ended a decade ago.

Local outdoor professionals share gear and self-care hacks for spring

Ian Dempsey, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 21st - 8:11am

KSL spoke with local outdoor professionals about their favorite do-it-yourself gear repair and self-care hacks, as well as their philosophy on gear repair.

Coal project near Bryce Canyon National Park draws lawsuit

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 7:35am

Environmental organizations are suing the Trump administration over the approval a coal-mining project near a national park in southern Utah.

Kyle Korver: 'I've never been around a young player like Donovan Mitchell'

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 21st - 1:02am

The seasoned Jazz vet wanted to share just how special the Jazz's young star is.

Rockets outlast Jazz to take commanding lead in series

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 20th - 11:34pm

James Harden missed his first 15 shots. The Rockets won anyway.

Utahn home from military surprises mom at FanX

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 20th - 10:32pm

One character at the Saturday FanX event sure got a lot of attention.