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Ellen DeGeneres is coming to Utah thanks to Pluralsight

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 17th - 8:31pm

Utah’s tech companies have been bringing in some pretty big names for their annual conferences. Talk show host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres is next.

Strawberry Moon 2019: Best times to watch and a special viewing bonus

Forrest Brown, CNN  |  Posted Jun 17th - 7:16pm

It's time for another noteworthy celestial event. Be sure to cast your gaze toward the sky for 2019's Strawberry Moon. And for the keen-eyed, there's a heavenly bonus with a prominent appearance from one of our fellow planets.

VidAngel hit with $62.4M in damages in Disney lawsuit

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 17th - 6:48pm

VidAngel must pay a combined $62.4 million in damages for streaming movies without authorization, according to plaintiffs in the case.

Scientists take a peek behind those sad puppy dog eyes

Jeremy Rehm, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 1:09pm

What's behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes?

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:34am

Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming.

Overflowing Great Lakes pose new threat for endangered bird

John Flesher, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 11:14pm

Peering through a spotting scope mounted on a tripod, researcher Alice Van Zoeren notices a piping plover skittering across a sandy, pebble-strewn Lake Michigan beach and hopping into a nest, swapping places with its mate.

Oregon Democrats rally behind cap-and-trade emissions plan

Sarah Zimmerman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 10:16pm

Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming.

Experts: Humpback whale in San Francisco Bay appears ill

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 5:58pm

A humpback whale that has become an unusual presence in San Francisco Bay may be ill.

Google CEO says he wants to reach the next billion users, but has no plans to relaunch in China

Jackie Wattles, CNN Business  |  Posted Jun 16th - 11:12am

Google was met with outrage last year when it was reported that the company may have been looking to get back into the search engine business in China. The company previously left China in protest over its strict censorship policies — which have only grown more strict.

Utah company starts ‘Uber for hourly jobs’ concept through Bacon app

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:15pm

A Utah company is hooking up local companies with job seekers to fill quick, hourly jobs.

Audubon intervenes to protect ocean monument for puffins

Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 9:54am

The National Audubon Society is getting involved in a lawsuit over the future of a national monument in the ocean off New England because of the area's importance to seabirds, especially colorfully beaked puffins.

Washington state waterfront owners asked to take dead whales

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 9:13am

At least one Washington state waterfront landowner has said yes to a request to allow dead gray whales to decompose on their property.

Up close: 14-year-old’s invention helps premature babies hear

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 8:38am

Fourteen-year-old Olivia Washburn is hoping to help premature babies across the world through her newborn intensive care unit caps.

In hot water? Study says warming may reduce sea life by 17%

Seth Borenstein, The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 7:56am

The world's oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says.

What's so bad about processed foods? Scientists offer clues

Candice Choi& Health Writer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 3:39am

Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if there's something else about such processed foods that might be bad for us.

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park

Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 3:23am

One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger than Switzerland where thousands of the animals have been slaughtered in recent years.

The Latest: Oregon House approves progressive climate policy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:31pm

The Latest on Oregon's cap and trade proposal (all times local):

Child death hike halts hospital's complex heart surgeries

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 2:14pm

Complex pediatric heart surgeries will not be performed at North Carolina Children's Hospital because of an increase in patient deaths.

JFK Library launches app to celebrate Apollo 11 mission

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:34am

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with a new app that helps users relive the 1969 launch of the Apollo 11 mission.

Strong quake hits island chain off New Zealand; no tsunami

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 6:29pm

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck an arc of islands off New Zealand on Sunday, and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said it may cause only minor sea level changes in some coastal areas.