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Go 'Behind the Scenes' at Utah's Natural History Museum

11/24/2013 9:28am
The Natural History Museum of Utah offered the public an unusual opportunity to tour areas of the building typically off limits on Saturday and will do so again from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. "Behind the Scenes" offers a look at research in action.

New meat labels show born, raised, slaughtered locales

11/24/2013 10:39am
Next time you go to the grocery store to pick up steaks or some hamburger, you'll know where the cow it came from was born, raised and slaughtered, thanks to new labeling rules that became final Saturday.

JFK's death overshadowed Ohio nursing home fire

11/24/2013 11:22am
While an anguished nation slept in the hours after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, flames tore through a nursing home in rural northern Ohio, killing 63 people in what remains one of the worst such fires in U.S. history.

Utahns send shoeboxes full of toys, supplies for children around the world

11/24/2013 12:03pm
Utah volunteers and donors are joining together on a Samaritan's Purse project called Operation Christmas Child, which organizes efforts in 11 countries to collect and deliver gift-filled shoeboxes to children around the world.

Studies provide no certainty in shipwreck search

11/24/2013 12:32pm
Five months after divers searched a remote section of Lake Michigan for a mysterious 17th century ship and retrieved a wooden slab the group leader believes is part of the vessel, it's still uncertain whether they are on the right track.

Bill in works to help Utah electric vehicle owners

11/24/2013 1:08pm
It's been a concern for businesses or cities to recoup costs if they provide a charging station for electric vehicles for fear they could be regulated as a "utility." A bill discussed Wednesday would change that, encouraging more stations.

Obama: Nuclear deal blocks Iran's path to bomb

11/24/2013 1:16pm
Iran struck a historic deal Sunday with the United States and five other world powers, agreeing to a temporary freeze of its nuclear program in the most significant agreement between Washington and Tehran in more than three decades of estrangement.

Terrifying 'knockout' game assaults spreading

11/24/2013 1:42pm
A sick, so-called game known as "knockout" — where teens randomly sucker-punch strangers with the goal of knocking them unconscious with a single blow — is catching the attention of law enforcement throughout the nation.

The most expensive homes in Utah

11/24/2013 2:05pm
The second annual tour du Utah's 1 percent, courtesy of In other words, the most expensive homes in Utah.

Utah teen organizes project to give addiction recovery patients Christmas gifts

11/24/2013 4:50pm
Colby Beard, 16, hopes to provide Christmas for more than 100 people who are recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.

Mother, long-lost son finally meet more than 30 years later

11/24/2013 5:55pm
At last, a Wisconsin mother and her long-lost son met Saturday for the first time since her estranged husband spirited him away to Mexico more than 30 years ago.

Secrecy shrouds Sandy Hook shooting investigation

11/24/2013 6:11pm
A prosecutor is planning to release a report Monday on the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, but the public will have to wait longer for the state police's full accounting of the crime.

Military alters training to deal with budget woes

11/24/2013 6:32pm
Budget cuts to the military have forced installations around the country to alter training exercises and daily routines to save money.

Police searching for 2 men after crash on airport property

11/24/2013 6:43pm
Police are searching for two white males in their 20s who fled after driving through a fence at the airport.

5 factors in student success presented by State School Board

11/24/2013 7:21pm
The State School Board on Friday presented its list of the five key factors in student achievement to members of the Education Task Force.

Durant, Ibaka pace Thunder to 95-73 win over Jazz

11/24/2013 7:26pm
Trey Burke gets his first start in the NBA, but the Jazz don't have the firepower to hang with the Thunder on the road, lose 95-73.

2 sisters finally make connection after years of searching

11/24/2013 9:04pm
After finding she had a sister that her mother placed for adoption, Kourtney knew she wanted to find her. Finding out she was adopted and that she had a sister, Keri also began searching. After years of effort, the two finally made connection.

Dead Sea Scrolls sent to Utah for exhibition

11/24/2013 9:39pm
From the caves of Qumran in the Judean Desert, came what some scholars and archaeologists believe is the greatest find ever - ancient manuscripts that describe how a group of people lived in this wilderness and what they believed.

Real Salt Lake grabs Western Conference title, books trip to MLS Cup

11/24/2013 10:29pm
Real Salt Lake was crowned the Major League Soccer Western Conference Champion Sunday night in Portland and punched its ticket to the 2013 MLS Cup final with a 1-0 win over the Portland Timbers.

5 hikers missing in Elk Ridge recreation area

11/24/2013 10:34pm
A group of men and women from out of state had been backpacking in the Elk Ridge/Dark Canyon recreation area west of Monticello for several days, said Jeremy Hoggard with the San Juan County Sheriff's Office.

Thanksgiving travel requires planning ahead

11/24/2013 11:59pm
An estimated 43.4 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles away from home during the Thanksgiving holiday, Wednesday to Sunday, according to AAA. They will travel an average of 601 miles.