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Putin idea for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House

Zeke Miller and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 10:09pm

The White House has rejected a Vladimir Putin-backed effort to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on the region's future, distancing itself from the idea in the aftermath of President Donald Trump's controversial summit with the Russian leader.

Hillary Clinton to appear at Central Park summer festival

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 9:41pm

Hillary Clinton will be part of a star-studded lineup at a summer festival in New York's Central Park.

Puerto Rican evacuees get another extension on housing

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 9:40pm

Hundreds of Hurricane Maria evacuees from Puerto Rico who are living in hotels around the nation have been given more weeks to use temporary housing vouchers, after a federal judge extended a temporary restraining order.

The Latest: Hawaii mayor: Wounded officer will survive

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 9:34pm

The Latest on the search for a suspect who allegedly shot and killed a Hawaii police officer (all times local):

Tornado stuns Iowa town but residents say they'll rebuild

David Pitt, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 9:21pm

With the scope of the devastation still sinking in, business owners and residents of the central Iowa city of Marshalltown on Friday began picking up bricks from collapsed buildings, dragging away downed trees and trying to return to the lives they knew before a powerful tornado roared through their community.

Hundreds at vigils mourn victims of Branson boat accident

Margaret Stafford, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 9:14pm

A Missouri town known for its country shows and entertainment mourned Friday after 17 people — including nine from one family — were killed when a tourist boat sank on churning water in a sudden storm.

WWII hero's lost Purple Heart returned to his family

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:50pm

A lost Purple Heart medal has been returned to the family of a New York City sailor who died trying to rescue shipmates after his Navy vessel was attacked by a German submarine during World War II.

The Latest: 300 mourn victims outside tourism boat business

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:37pm

The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local):

Trump was taped talking of paying for Playboy model's story

Eric Tucker and Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:33pm

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of having an affair with him, people familiar with an investigation into the attorney said on Friday.

Quiz: Can you spot the fake news stories?

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:04pm

Make sure you’re ready to keep up with the information overload by taking KSL.com’s weekly Fake News Quiz.

Man suspected of shooting and killing Hawaii officer during traffic stop dies in police shootout, authorities say

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:00pm

Man suspected of shooting and killing Hawaii officer during traffic stop dies in police shootout, authorities say.

NYC prepares sandbags to barricade steam-pipe blast site

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:59pm

New York City had sandbags at the ready Friday night to barricade the site of a Manhattan steam-pipe explosion against possible heavy rains that could complicate the cleanup of asbestos-laced debris.

NRA, others sue Seattle over gun-storage law

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:42pm

The National Rifle Association, Second Amendment Foundation and two Seattle residents are suing the city over its new gun-safety law.

State regulators strip ex-USC dean of medical license

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:41pm

California's medical board has revoked the license of the former dean of the University of Southern California's medical school who was accused of using drugs and partying with prostitutes.

Kavanaugh's lengthy paper trail becomes flashpoint

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:32pm

Judge Brett Kavanaugh has a long record of judicial and executive branch service to recommend him as President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court. And that's part of the problem in getting him confirmed by the Senate.

Judge: 'Great progress' reuniting families split at border

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:31pm

A federal judge on Friday applauded Trump administration efforts to meet a deadline to reunite more than 2,500 children with their families after they were separated at the border.

Grandfather arrested after California boy shoots cousin, 2

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:23pm

A 4-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old cousin Friday at a home in Southern California and deputies arrested the victim's grandfather for allegedly leaving the gun where the kids could find it, authorities said.

The Latest: Horse races cancelled in North Texas due to heat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:11pm

The Latest on the heat wave spreading across the southern U.S. (all times local):

Latest: Grandfather arrested after boy, 4, shoots cousin, 2

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 6:53pm

The Latest on the shooting death of a 2-year-old California girl (all times local):