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BYU has plenty to prove in NCAA second-round matchup with storied Stanford

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:02am

When Shaylee Gonzales leads the Cougars into Monday’s second-round game at Maples Pavilion (9 p.m. MT, ESPN2), she’ll have plenty to prove.

What my DNA told me: Avoid fast food, eat vegetables

Candice Choi & Health Writer, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:03am

Avoid fast food, eat vegetables and exercise. It sounds like generic health advice, but they're tips supposedly tailored to my DNA profile.

US experts revisit breast implant safety after new concerns

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:41am

U.S. medical authorities are revisiting the safety of breast implants used by millions of American women, the latest review in a multi-decade debate about their health effects.

Survey: Business economists see slowdown in growth this year

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:21am

The nation's business economists foresee a sharp slowdown in U.S. economic growth over the next two years, in sharp contrast to the Trump administration's predictions that growth will accelerate this year and next.

Long-awaited video service expected from Apple on Monday

Michael Liedtke and Tali Arbel  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:01am

Apple is expected to announce Monday that it’s launching a video service that could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself.

Mueller finds no Trump collusion, leaves obstruction open

Eric Tucker, Michael Balsamo, Chad Day and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:38am

Special counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice. That brought a hearty claim of vindication from Trump but set the stage for new rounds of political and legal fighting.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, and Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted Mar 25th - 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: Is your ego driving your behavior?

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:01am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim explains what ego is, how it functions and how not to let it drive your life.

UDOT finishes emergency repairs that shut down multiple lanes on I-15

Felicia Martinez, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:17am

Crews with the Utah Department of Transportation on Monday finished emergency work repairing a pothole in a bridge.

New Zealand to probe role of spies, guns in mosque attacks

Nick Perry, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 10:42pm

New Zealand will hold a top-level inquiry into the massacre of 50 people at two Christchurch mosques that will look into what roles semi-automatic guns, social media and intelligence agencies had preceding the attacks.

Amazing Shake puts Utah elementary school students' social graces to the test

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 24th - 10:01pm

A local Amazing Shake contest put elementary students' social graces to the test Wednesday, putting them through three mock scenarios that called for good manners, a firm handshake and thinking on their feet.

Experts warn Midwest flood risk may persist for months

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 9:13pm

Even as floodwaters receded in hard-hit places in in the Midwest, experts warned Saturday that with plenty of snow still left to melt in northern states, the relief may only be temporary.

UDOT working toward solutions to Big and Little Cottonwood canyons traffic woes

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 24th - 8:27pm

UDOT has logged nearly 1,400 cars an hour on the busiest days — 5,000–7,000 cars for the whole day — all trying to drive up a two-lane road.

Columbine families gather to tell stories nearly 20 years on

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 7:59pm

Families of the Columbine High School shooting victims gathered at the school on Saturday to tell their stories nearly 20 years after the tragedy, and they spoke of forgiveness, inclusion and healing, and the balm that sometimes only silence can bring.

No Sunday play policy has BYU women’s hoops preparing for NCAA run in unique way

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 24th - 7:36pm

So when the Cougars saw Stanford practicing in the next gym while Shaylee Gonzales, Paisley Johnson and Sara Hamson moved across the hallway to address the media, they took note. Stanford is doing it; should we?

Spring flooding risks high after snow-packed winter, experts say

Kate Valentine, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 24th - 6:46pm

As temperatures warm up, snow is melting into Utah’s rivers and streams, increasing the risk of flooding and fast-moving rivers.

Dog being credited for increased test scores at Weber County junior high

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 24th - 6:13pm

Students who go inside the library are getting better reading scores. It’s not that the books are different or even the assignments students are given have changed — it's Bentley.

California grower recalls avocados over possible listeria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 5:34pm

A Southern California company is voluntarily recalling whole avocados over possible listeria contamination.

New welding technology facility at Uintah Basin Tech College 'a big deal,' says system chairman

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 24th - 4:58pm

Equipped with plasma arc cutters, Union High School seniors Christopher Nolden and Lyciera Williams got the honor of cutting a sheet metal ribbon marking the opening of the Uintah Basin Technical College's new welding technology building.

Get Out! Jordan Peele's 'Us' shatters records with $70.3M

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 4:19pm

Jordan Peele has done it again. Two years after the filmmaker's "Get Out" became a box-office sensation, his frightening follow-up, "Us," debuted with $70.3 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Utah GOP Congress members hail Mueller conclusion that Trump didn't conspire with Russians

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 24th - 3:27pm

Utah members of Congress hailed special counsel Robert Mueller's conclusion that Trump's campaign didn't conspire with Russia to interfere in the 2016 election.