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How will UConn’s reported return to the Big East impact BYU football?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:47am

UConn football has been an afterthought in this move. And that’s the portion that has much of college football talking — and speculating — that the Huskies are about to become another version of BYU.

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IOC prepares to vote for 2026 Winter Olympics host

Graham Dunbar and Daniella Matar, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:01am

Italian officials insisted their debt-hit economy can support hosting the 2026 Olympics, and brought Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte to tell voters on Monday his country is united behind the project.

Senior Facebook executive says it would favor regulation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:42am

A senior Facebook executive says the social media site is in favor of regulation to address some of the dark problems of the internet.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:21am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Coach Kim: Handling conflict more creatively

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some more creative ways to stop the nasty fighting in your relationship.

Pompeo in Saudi Arabia, Iran threatens more US drone attacks

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 6:45am

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with the Saudi king and crown prince after days of mounting tensions following the downing of a U.S drone last week and after President Donald Trump pulled back from the brink of retaliatory military strikes on Iran.

New technology helps search teams find people in wilderness

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:33pm

Yesenia D'Alessandro loaded a GPS tracking app on her cellphone and trudged into a remote Hawaii forest, joining more than 100 other volunteers looking for a missing hiker.

Once-rivals Magic Johnson and Larry Bird will share the NBA's Lifetime Achievement Award

Amir Vera, CNN  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:03pm

In the 1980s, Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Larry Bird were on opposite sides of one of the most heated NBA rivalries. They'll be sharing 2019's NBA lifetime achievement award Monday -- the first time the league has given the award to two people at once.

Yes, Snoop won the gospel category at the BET Awards

Lisa Respers France, CNN  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:58pm

You read that headline correctly.

Family displaced after fire damages Layton home

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:22pm

A family was displaced Sunday after their Layton home sustained serious damage Sunday afternoon in a blaze, firefighters said.

Wet spring means a bad summer for mosquitoes in Utah County

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 8:36pm

An extremely wet spring in Utah County is expected to bring a monster summer for mosquitoes.

Yearlong fatal crash case at Utah Starbucks focusing on medical records

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 8:12pm

The investigation into a man who crashed into a Millcreek Starbuck, killing one woman and critically injuring two others, is focusing on the driver's medical records, police say.

Tyrannosaurus, a social creature?

Peter Rosen, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 7:45pm

When you think of a T-Rex, do you think of a lone operator? Maybe think again.

Can Utah's water supply keep up with its booming population?

Kim Bojórquez, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 7:14pm

Utah State University professor Michelle Baker presented her research on Utah water's quality, quantity and efficiency in Salt Lake City.

The Mormon Miracle Pageant takes the stage one last time

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 6:35pm

After more than 50 years of entertaining and educating crowds on events from Book of Mormon scripture and the pioneers' journey to the Sanpete Valley, the Mormon Miracle Pageant had its final curtain call.

Exhibit will show rare copy of Declaration of Independence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 5:55pm

A Yale University library will display a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence and hold a public reading to mark the 243rd anniversary of the nation's founding.

Secret gardens and co-ed styles hit Paris men's collections

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 4:50pm

A frothing cherub fountain constructed of striped fabric drew the eyes and camera lenses of VIP guests at Thom Browne's fantastical Paris Fashion Week show on Saturday. Here are highlights from Browne and other designers for spring-summer 2020 menswear, including the many houses showing co-ed collections.

Toy Story 4 dominates weekend box office but doesn't top Disney's high expectations

Shannon Liao, CNN Business  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 4:11pm

Families are turning out to watch "Toy Story 4," but it was not quite enough to smash Disney's high expectations.

Idaho County deputy fired, arrested on multiple sex charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:29pm

The Idaho County sheriff says a deputy has been fired after his arrest on underage sex charges.

Have You Seen This? Perfect new lyrics to ‘Fly Me to the Moon’

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:42pm

I think Frank Sinatra would approve.

Trump says he'd rather face Biden, isn't prepared to lose

Will Weissert, The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:03pm

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he'd prefer to run for re-election against Joe Biden, suggesting that the former vice president won't be the "great candidate" Hillary Clinton was in 2016.