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In win over No. 14 Boise State, Kalani Sitake shows he's a fighter — and so is BYU

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 20th - 4:18pm

By the time BYU kicked off against Boise State, there would be change — and that change led to a 28-25 win over the No. 14 team in the country.

Utah researchers identify differences in brains of youth with depression, past suicide attempts

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 20th - 3:12pm

University of Utah researchers say they’ve discovered differences in the way brains of young adults and teens who have experienced depression and suicidal behavior work.

One-stop-shop center for veterans is first of its kind in Utah

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Oct 20th - 2:05pm

A new veterans resource center opening in North Logan next month will act as both a regional social hub and a one-stop-shop of sorts to connect those in need with housing-, employment-, and health care-related resources.

Nickelodeon Universe, the largest indoor theme park in North America, opens this week

Gabrielle Sorto, CNN  |  Posted Oct 20th - 1:47pm

All your favorite Nickelodeon characters are coming to New Jersey.

With 3rd-string QB and depleted roster, BYU opens up playbook to beat No. 14 Boise State

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 20th - 12:56pm

It’s possible that no other college football team in America can claim the type of resume owned by BYU, which is why Saturday night's 28-25 victory over No. 14 Boise State should be celebrated and lauded.

Utes move up to No. 12 in AP Top 25, Coaches Poll after win over Arizona State

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:53am

The University of Utah football program became bowl eligible with a 21-3 win over the visiting Arizona State Sun Devils Saturday. The win also moved the Utes up in the national rankings Sunday.


The buffoonery of Adolf Hitler and what ‘Jojo Rabbit’ says about us

Court Mann, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:43am

Taika Waititi’s ‘Jojo Rabbit’ marks nearly 80 years of Hitler as comedy’s punching bag. Is it because of Hitler’s importance, or was he actually the most joke-worthy dictator we’ve ever seen?

3 US soldiers killed in accident at Fort Stewart in Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:06am

U.S. Army officials say three soldiers were killed and three others were injured when the armored vehicle they were riding in was involved in an accident during training at Fort Stewart in Georgia.

Josh Furlong's AP Top 25 ballot: LSU takes over at No. 1, Wisconsin falls

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:01am

Another week, another Top 10 team falling to an opponent they had no business losing to, but such is college football.

'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims No. 1 over 'Joker'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:34am

The Walt Disney Co.'s "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" knocked "Joker" out of the No. 1 spot at the box office, but just barely.

UVU basketball player accused of sexually abusing woman at party

Brian West, KSL  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:07am

A Utah Valley University basketball recruit was arrested Saturday and accused of sexually abusing a woman at a party and punching a man who confronted him.

US defense chief in Afghanistan to assess the way ahead

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 5:30am

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived Sunday in Afghanistan, where stalled peace talks with the Taliban and persistent violent attacks by the insurgent group and Islamic State militants have complicated the Trump administration's pledge to withdraw more than 5,000 American troops.

Bright runs for 2 TDs as Utah State beats Nevada 36-10

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 12:24am

Gerold Bright had 126 yards rushing and two scores on 15 carries, Savon Scarver had a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, and Utah State beat Nevada 36-10 in the snow on Saturday night.

Finau, Romney pace 21-point 3rd quarter in BYU's upset over No. 14 Boise State

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:51pm

Sione Finau has dreamt of this moment for as long as he can remember.

Savarino's late goal gives Real Salt Lake a 2-1 victory in first round of playoffs

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Oct 19th - 10:17pm

Real Salt Lake beats Portland 2-1 in the first round of the MLS Cup Playoffs.

Duck hunters rescued on Utah Lake — but then their rescuer got stuck, too

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 19th - 10:15pm

A pair of waterfowl hunters ran into rough weather on Utah Lake Saturday and were rescued from their boat — but then their rescuers got stuck, too, and additional help had to be sent.

The Triple Option: No. 13 Utah's defense overwhelms No. 17 Arizona State in 21-3 win

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Oct 19th - 9:23pm

It was a wet and chippy night as No. 17 Arizona State tried to unseat No. 13 Utah on their home field Saturday night. The Utes had other ideas.

Utah homeless receive food, donations during largest event of its kind in Salt Lake City

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 19th - 9:22pm

Hip-hop music blared Saturday in downtown Salt Lake City’s Rio Grande district as dozens of people experiencing homelessness gathered to receive donations and services.

Utah searchers for missing hunter remain committed despite storm moving in

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:14pm

Efforts to find a 69-year-old West Virginia man last seen hunting in eastern Summit County continued Saturday, but a storm was expected to bring up to 10 inches of snow.

Trump drops plan to host G-7 at Doral

Zeke Miller and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:13pm

Responding to stinging criticism, President Donald Trump on Saturday abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort next year.

Zack Moss breaks No. 13 Utah’s all-time rushing record in 21-3 win over No. 17 Arizona State

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:30pm

It was a wet and chippy night as No. 17 Arizona State tried to unseat No. 13 Utah on their home field. But the Utes controlled most of the game and escaped with a 21-3 win over the Sun Devils to extend their win streak to three games in Pac-12 play.