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Kellye Nakahara Wallett of "M-A-S-H" dies at age 72

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 4:07pm

Kellye Nakahara Wallett, a film and television actress best known for playing Lt. Nurse Kellye Yamato on “M-A-S-H,” has died at age 72.

Taylor Swift's father safe after fight with burglar

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 3:31pm

Taylor Swift's father recently fought a burglar who broke into his $4 million Florida penthouse, a newspaper is reporting.

'True Grit' novelist Charles Portis dies at age 86

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 2:02pm

Novelist Charles Portis, a favorite among critics and writers for such shaggy dog stories as "Norwood" and "Gringos" and a bounty for Hollywood whose droll, bloody Western "True Grit" was a best-seller twice adapted into Oscar nominated films, died Monday at age 86.

Mike Bloomberg returning to Utah Thursday

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 12:48pm

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg will be back in Utah Thursday morning for a second campaign appearance in advance of the state’s Super Tuesday primary on March 3.

Eccentric millionaire Durst faces trial in friend's killing

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 12:00pm

There is almost no physical evidence connecting New York real estate heir Robert Durst to the slaying of his best friend in Los Angeles 20 years ago.

Pompeo in Africa visit praises Angola's moves against graft

Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:26am

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in his latest Africa stop on Monday praised Angola’s president for his dramatic actions to recover billions of dollars looted bycorrupt officials, saying it would help attract investment to one of Africa's largest economies.

Daytona 500 resumes without president, pomp or packed house

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:04am

The president is gone. So are the clouds, the long lines and most of the crowd.

Professor suspended for calling police on black student

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:39am

A white professor at an Indiana university who called police to his classroom after a black student refused to change seats will not be teaching for the remainder of the semester, the school said in a written statement.

With Chad and Lori Daybell on the move, retired FBI agent explains what could happen next

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:15am

Multiple sources tell EastIdahoNews.com Chad and Lori Daybell boarded a plane Sunday afternoon for Maui.

Charge: Man had recently battered woman who was found slain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:13am

A woman who was found slain in a Milwaukee garage along with her two daughters had been beaten up by her boyfriend the day before she was reported missing — and just hours after the funeral of the couple's young son, according to a criminal complaint.

US judge dismisses lawsuit over transgender pronoun dispute

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

A judge dismissed a professor's lawsuit against a small, public university in Ohio that rebuked him for not addressing a transgender student using the student's preferred gender terms.

SWAT team fatally shoots murder suspect after standoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 8:48am

A Florida SWAT team fatally shot a murder suspect early Monday after investigators say he pulled a gun on them after barricading himself inside a house.

2 Utahns among cruise passengers quarantined for coronavirus prevention at US military bases

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 8:25am

Two charter flights carrying cruise ship passengers from Japan landed at military bases in California and Texas overnight.

Virginia lawmakers reject assault weapon ban

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:54am

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's push to ban the sale of assault weapons failed on Monday after some of his fellow Democrats balked at the proposal.

Virginia governor's push to ban sales of assault weapons fails as moderate Democrats balk in state Senate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:46am

Virginia governor's push to ban sales of assault weapons fails as moderate Democrats balk in state Senate.

Museum's Rembrandt knockoff turns out to be the real thing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:46am

Thanks to modern technology and some expert detective work, a nearly 400-year-old painting that had long been attributed to an unknown artist in Rembrandt’s workshop has now been judged to have been a work of the Dutch master himself.

Hundreds still flooded from homes in Mississippi capital

Rogelio V. Solis and Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:32am

The swollen Pearl River appeared to have crested Monday in Mississippi’s capital, but authorities warned the hundreds of evacuees in the Jackson area not to rush back home until they got the all clear, and a forecast of more rain put counties further south at risk of flooding.

Second of two flights carrying Americans from cruise ship quarantined in Japan during virus crisis lands in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 3:10am

Second of two flights carrying Americans from cruise ship quarantined in Japan during virus crisis lands in Texas.

Chartered flight carrying Americans from cruise ship quarantined in Japan during virus crisis lands in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 12:55am

Chartered flight carrying Americans from cruise ship quarantined in Japan during virus crisis lands in California.