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The least and most dangerous countries to be a newborn

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 7:33pm

Every year around the world, about 2.6 million babies die within their first month of life — and some countries see more of those tragic deaths than others.

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

Catherine Lucey and Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 6:32pm

As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre. It was a small sign of movement on the gun violence issue that has long tied Washington in knots.

Army awards medals to students killed in Florida shooting

Jamie Crawford, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 6:28pm

The U.S. Army is awarding medals for heroism to three students killed in last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Idaho lawmaker not sorry for yelling 'abortion is murder'

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 5:45pm

A Republican Idaho state senator yelled "abortion is murder" at a group of students who were pushing for birth control legislation at the Statehouse and now faces an ethics complaint after a post from an unverified Twitter account told them to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic lawmaker.

Attorney admits he lied to Mueller's federal agents

Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 5:18pm

A 33-year-old attorney fired last year by a prominent international law firm became the fourth person to plead guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, admitting Tuesday that he lied to federal investigators about his contacts with a Trump campaign official.

Judge: Man accused of assisting teen's suicide is competent

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 5:14pm

A Spanish Fork man accused of murder after investigators say he helped a teenager take her own life is competent to proceed to trial, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Video shows trooper vehicle hit for a second time during snowy conditions

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 5:05pm

Utah Highway Patrol released dramatic dashcam video Tuesday to remind drivers to slow down during snowy road conditions.

Bill requiring harassment training for lobbyists passes committee

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:43pm

A bill requiring lobbyists to take a course every year in avoiding harassment in the workplace passed the House Government Operations Committee Tuesday.

State Sen. Jim Dabakis announces he won't seek re-election

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:40pm

Sen. Jim Dabakis, an outspoken Democrat from Salt Lake City, announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election this year after serving six years in the Legislature.

Convicted burglar accused in series of new burglaries

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:12pm

A suspected serial burglar accused of targeting mainly Hispanic businesses is now facing a long list of criminal charges.

Timpview harrier wins Gatorade national award, a back-to-back honor for Utah runners

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:00pm

For the second consecutive year, a Utah County high school produced the Gatorade national cross-country runner of the year — this time in Timpview senior Aidan Troutner.

Utah GOP lawmakers pushing to end death penalty

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 3:59pm

Republican state lawmakers, including House Speaker Greg Hughes, are again pushing to end the death penalty in Utah.

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What are the benefits and risks of pregnancy in midlife?

Jennifer Graham, Deseret News  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 3:36pm

When Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth gives birth in April, she'll be the first senator to have a baby while in office. She'll also be 50 years old. What are the benefits and risks of pregnancy in midlife — and is this good for the family?

User submitted: Photos show snowiest weekend of year

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 3:30pm

Photos from KSL.com readers show just how much snow areas all across Utah got during this winter's biggest storm.

Logan High teacher charged in sexual misconduct case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 3:02pm

Criminal charges were filed Tuesday against a Logan High School teacher who police say was caught partially dressed inside a car with a teenage girl.

Smart energy choices for your home

UCAIR  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 3:00pm

One way that you can improve Utah's air quality is through making smart energy choices for your home.

Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 2:50pm

The Trump administration Tuesday spelled out a plan to lower the cost of health insurance: give consumers the option of buying less coverage in exchange for reduced premiums.

Winter storm slows commute for second day

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 2:49pm

A storm that slammed Utah with snow and cold temperatures slowed the commute for a second day Tuesday.

Romney on relationship with Trump: 'I’ve seen eye to eye with the President'

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 2:45pm

A day after receiving an endorsement from President Donald Trump, Utah Senate candidate Mitt Romney said he has seen “eye to eye” with the president on most issues, sidestepping noted squabbles in the past between the two.

19-year-old man injured in Tooele rollover crash dies

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 2:24pm

A man critically injured in a rollover crash Sunday died from his injuries Monday, police said.

Preventive treatment for peanut allergies succeeds in study

Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 2:03pm

The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules of peanut powder helped children build tolerance in a major study.

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