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Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant: Which is best?

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:39pm

These days, many homes have a common resident: Siri, Alexa or Google Home. But what sets them apart from each other? KSL.com decided to find out.

Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 2:15pm

The Trump administration on Tuesday rolled back an Obama-era rule that forced energy companies to capture methane — a key contributor to climate change that's released in huge amounts during drilling on U.S. and tribal lands.

Hurricane rating system fails to account for deadly rain

Seth Borenstein and Allen G. Breed, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:42am

When meteorologists downgraded Hurricane Florence from a powerful Category 4 storm to a Category 2 and then a Category 1, Wayne Mills figured he could stick it out.

1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:33am

After announcing that he'll take the first-ever commercial rocket trip around the moon, Yusaku Maezawa said he wants company for the weeklong journey. The Japanese billionaire said he plans to invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people to join him on board the SpaceX rocket "to inspire the dreamer in all of us."

1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:42pm

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever private commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on the weeklong journey "to inspire the dreamer in all of us."

A green beer that looks like algae? It's all for clean water

John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:58pm

There are spicy beers and even peanut butter beers, made to stand out on crowded shelves. Then there's a murky, green brew that looks a lot like algae. It's making a statement on the one ingredient brewers can't do without — clean water.

Latest: SpaceX moon passenger to invite artists on journey

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:47pm

The Latest on SpaceX's announcement of the first private moon flight passenger (all times local):

Utah school evacuated, students sickened by unknown odor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:01pm

A northern Utah high school has been evacuated after several students got sick from an unknown odor.

Grizzly's rare aggressive attack kills 1, puzzles officials

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 1:08pm

Grizzly bears aren't docile animals, but an especially aggressive attack that killed a hunting guide and injured his client is puzzling wildlife officials.

Past NASA chiefs gather for space agency's 60th anniversary

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 12:31pm

NASA chiefs going back 30 years have come together to mark the space agency's 60th anniversary.

These iOS 12 features may improve your life

Heather Kelly, CNN  |  Posted Sep 17th - 12:30pm

If you don't have enough cash to buy a new iPhone with X in its name, you can freshen up your existing device with Apple's newest mobile operating system, iOS 12.

DowDuPont names leaders for Corteva Agriscience, DuPont

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:33am

DowDuPont has named the chief executives who will lead its agriculture and specialty products businesses once they're split off from the company.

New Mexico observatory closed for security reasons to reopen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:11pm

An observatory in the mountains of southern New Mexico that had been closed since early September because of an undisclosed security concern is scheduled to reopen on Monday, officials managing the facility said.

Trump administration rolls back Obama-era methane pollution rule that aimed to help combat climate change

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 2:12pm

Trump administration rolls back Obama-era methane pollution rule that aimed to help combat climate change.

Russian cosmonauts to conduct spacewalk to probe into leak

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:56pm

A space official says that Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station to inspect a section where a mysterious leak has been discovered.

Microbead researcher among 6 recipients of Heinz Awards

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:38am

A scientist who warned about the environmental threat of microbeads is one of six people being honored with $250,000 cash awards from the Pittsburgh-based Heinz Family Foundation.

Apprentice.io Raises $8M Series A for First Conversational AR and AI Platform

Apprentice.io, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:02am

leading early-stage investor focused on immersive and intelligent computing — and GFR Fund also joined as new investors.

SpaceX says Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be first private passenger on a solo rocket trip around the moon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:44pm

SpaceX says Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be first private passenger on a solo rocket trip around the moon.

Box office top 20: 'The Predator' takes down 'The Nun'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:49pm

"The Predator" topped the North American box office despite controversy over the casting of a registered sex offender, though ticket sales were still modest for the new $88 million installment in the action sci-fi franchise.

Report: Yellowstone's bison population down from last year

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:54am

Yellowstone park officials say bison numbers are down from last year, but still remain in a healthy range.