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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.

Harrisville man shot 11 times wants better training for police

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 1:25pm

A Weber County man was shot 11 times after police were called to his apartment last May. He survived, and is now asking for police to change their tactics.

Infant formula sold only at Walmart is recalled because of fears of metal

Eric Levenson, CNN and Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 12:41pm

An infant formula sold only at Walmart was voluntarily recalled on Friday because of the potential presence of "metal foreign matter" in a single lot of the product, Perrigo Company said in a news release.

'Extremely angry' man stabs ex's new boyfriend, police say

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 12:00pm

A man was stabbed multiple times in Washington City early Sunday morning, leaving him in critical condition.

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Meet the 2019 Deseret News softball All-State teams

Deseret News  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:37am

Follow the links for stories and lists of the entire 2019 Deseret News All-State Softball Team.

Trump: 'Surprise' question about Pence led him to hesitate

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:30am

President Donald Trump says he hesitated to back a possible 2024 presidential run by Vice President Mike Pence because he was caught off-guard by the question. Given a chance at a do-over, however, Trump still did not endorse his loyal lieutenant.

Census, redistricting top remaining Supreme Court cases

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:45am

The Supreme Court enters its final week of decisions with two politically charged issues unresolved, whether to rein in political line-drawing for partisan gain and allow a citizenship question on the 2020 census.