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New interactive map shows race, ethnicity data in the U.S.

09/04/2013 7:05am
A new interactive map produced by The Demographics and Workforce Group at the University of Virginia outlines the population of the United States based on race and ethnicity. The data were taken from the 2010 Census and each individual listed in the census is represented by a small dot on the map.

Estate sale includes hundreds of unique items

09/04/2013 8:15am
A Utah family is planning an estates sale for the hundreds of unique items belonging to their "actor" grandparents in the Salt Lake City Avenues.

Stabbing victim had intervened in fight, police say

09/04/2013 9:23am
Two people were fighting at a home in Murray when a man tried to break it up. He ended up getting stabbed, and police are still searching for a suspect.

NAACP-KKK meeting in Wyo. believed to be a first

09/04/2013 9:51am
A secret meeting between a representative of the Wyoming chapter of the NAACP and a Ku Klux Klan organizer ended with the Klan organizer paying $50 to join the civil rights organization, participants said.

Hunchback King Richard III infected with worms

09/04/2013 10:07am
Not only was Richard III one of England's most despised monarchs, but it now turns out the hunchback king was probably infected with parasitic worms that grew up to a foot in length.

Finding the health insurance rate that's right for you

09/04/2013 10:17am
A big chunk of the Affordable Care Act takes effect next month and Utahns are getting a first look at the premiums.

Officials ID teen dead after fall in Adams Canyon

09/04/2013 10:57am
Officials have identified a 15-year-old hiker who died after falling 80 feet in Adams Canyon over the weekend.

Air Force rescues climber at Zion National Park

09/04/2013 11:12am
An Arizona man is recovering from a climbing accident so remote at Zion National Park that it took the Air Force to make a rescue in the dead of night.

Mass. court hears Pledge of Allegiance challenge

09/04/2013 11:39am
A family asked Massachusetts' highest court Wednesday to ban the daily practice of reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools, arguing that the words "under God" in the pledge discriminate against atheists.

Former football players sue NCAA over concussions

09/04/2013 12:10pm
Three former college football players are suing the NCAA, saying it failed to educate them about the risks of concussions and did not do enough to prevent, diagnose and treat brain injuries.

First look at the new Jazz big screens; first crazy football play this year

09/04/2013 12:58pm
The frame of the new Jazz big screen has been placed in EnergySolutions Arena. A wild finish to a high school game in Texas.

Chelsea Manning seeks presidential pardon

09/04/2013 1:34pm
Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning is seeking a presidential pardon for sending reams of classified information to WikiLeaks, a leak she says was done "out of a love for my country and sense of duty to others," according to documents released Wednesday.

Jack Nicholson reportedly retires from acting

09/04/2013 2:06pm
Hollywood icon and three-time Academy Award winner Jack Nicholson has reportedly retired from acting.

School grading systems: a hot topic around the nation

09/04/2013 2:14pm
Proponents say that giving public schools A to F grades makes them more accountable and gives parents clear choices. Detractors say the grades tell more about the prosperity of school neighborhoods than the quality of their instruction.

Cat found in NY with arrow shot through abdomen

09/04/2013 2:32pm
A cat that was found with an arrow shot through its body is recovering at a central New York veterinarian's office.

Auctioneer shows off 118-carat diamond in NYC

09/04/2013 3:57pm
A New York auction house is showing off what it calls the world's greatest white diamond on the block _ a 118-carat stone from Africa the size of a small egg.

Obama wins Senate panel's backing on Syria strike

09/04/2013 3:58pm
President Barack Obama's request for speedy congressional backing of a military strike in Syria advanced Wednesday toward a showdown Senate vote, while the commander in chief left open the possibility he would order retaliation for a deadly chemical weapons attack even if Congress withheld its approval.

German boy finds mummy in grandfather's attic

09/04/2013 6:05pm
It sounds like the stuff a little boy's dreams are made of, but for one German lad, the thrill of making an ancient discovery in a dusty attic became a reality.

Strikes against Syria could be dangerous, Lee says

09/04/2013 6:21pm
After sitting through a top-secret Senate briefing by military leaders Wednesday, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said missile strikes against the Syrian government could be dangerous.

Couple connected to fatal shooting were 'poison' together, friends say

09/04/2013 6:56pm
Backgrounds of the couple accused in the fatal shooting of a Draper police officer revealed.

'Red honey' in Utah may come from candy-fed bees

09/04/2013 7:13pm
"Red" honey is turning up in commercial hives in multiple counties in Utah, causing losses already in the tens of thousands of dollars for business owners and prompting a state investigation.

Cleveland man's suicide brings little sympathy

09/04/2013 7:24pm
Residents in the tough Cleveland neighborhood where three women were secretly imprisoned for a decade reacted with scorn and grim satisfaction Wednesday after Ariel Castro hanged himself in his cell barely a month into a life sentence.

For parents of kids with special needs, 'high-functioning' is hard too

09/04/2013 7:31pm
When it comes to autism or other developmental disabilities, "high-functioning" sounds optimal. But parents of such children know that while it sounds ideal, "high-functioning" involves it's own set of daunting challenges.

Next volume in 'Joseph Smith Papers' set for release

09/04/2013 8:04pm
In what the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints calls an "era of transparency," the next volume in the Joseph Smith Papers is being released.

The 'Incredible Hulk' visits SLC for Comic Con

09/04/2013 8:24pm
Lou Ferrigno, who played the role of the Hulk from 1977 to 1982, is in Salt Lake City for Comic Con.

Salt Lake County aims to match national recycling average

09/04/2013 9:01pm
Utah's most populous county is waging a major initiative to double its recycling output over the next two years. Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams is calling on residents to increase the amount of material they recycle by at least 20 percent.

Prosecutors appeal Mont. teacher's rape sentence

09/04/2013 9:34pm
State prosecutors on Wednesday appealed as "illegal" a 30-day sentence handed down by a Montana judge to a former teacher for raping a student who later killed herself.

Teen dead, more hurt in Texas high school stabbing

09/04/2013 9:34pm
A fight inside a Houston-area high school escalated into a series of stabbings Wednesday that left a 17-year-old student dead and three others wounded, sheriff's officials said.

LDS missionary in critical condition following Idaho car accident

09/04/2013 9:57pm
Elder Taylor Ward of Vacaville, Calif., was injured in a car crash Tuesday in eastern Idaho. His companion, John Floyd, was hospitalized with injuries.

'Overdue utilities' demanded in scam, police say

09/04/2013 10:18pm
Provo Police warned of a scam where false representatives called to demand "overdue" utilities Wednesday.

Thousands expected to attend officer's funeral

09/04/2013 10:26pm
Family members of fallen Draper Sgt. Derek Johnson spoke about his devotion to law enforcement as they prepared for his funeral services.

Stan Lee headlines SLC Comic Con this weekend

09/04/2013 10:30pm
The SLC Comic Com opens Thursday at the Salt Palace Convention Center. If you have already donned a costume and are sitting at your house waiting for the hours to draw closer to when the doors open, here are a few things you can expect.

Crime near Pioneer Park close to out of control, police say

09/04/2013 10:31pm
People in the area near Pioneer Park, the Road Home homeless shelter and the Rio Grande Depot in Salt Lake City say the area is once again being taken over by illegal activity.

Woman involved in Draper shooting brings attention to rare blood disorder

09/04/2013 11:04pm
A rare blood disease has been brought to light during the investigation of the woman involved with the shooting that killed Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson.

Triathalete hit, killed while riding bicycle

09/04/2013 11:10pm
A minivan hit and killed a triathalete riding his bicycle as the sun was setting in St. George.

Body of toddler found in River Heights home

09/04/2013 11:59pm
Cache County police found the body of a 2-year- old boy inside a home after his mother went to the hospital with an unknown medical condition.