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Many retailers tighten return policies, expert says

12/27/2013 8:05am
Many people will be returning at least one item to a store over the next several days, and fraudsters know it.

Utah man pleads not guilty in Nebraska drug case

12/27/2013 8:27am
A 30-year-old Utah man has pleaded not guilty to a Nebraska charge of possessing drug money.

US speedskater Bradford overcomes health scare

12/27/2013 9:20am
Rebekah Bradford was a highly trained athlete. She couldn't figure out why she was out of breath just walking up a flight of stairs.

Zimbabwe man fistfights crocodile to save child

12/27/2013 9:46am
State media in Zimbabwe says a villager fought a crocodile with his bare hands to free his son from its jaws in northeastern rural Mutoko.

Criminalizing kid problems: New policy push questions how we handle, truancy, running away

12/27/2013 11:20am
When families and communities get flummoxed, they often turn to the courts to handle unruly kids who haven't committed any real crimes. When this happens, these kids often end up getting mingled with and infected by kids with worse problems.

Poll: Never say 'diet' — even after holiday indulgence

12/27/2013 11:28am
Feeling a little extra jolly this holiday season? You're in copious — and well-fed — company.

NY judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal

12/27/2013 11:44am
A federal judge on Friday found that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records is legal and a valuable part of the nation's arsenal to counter the threat of terrorism.

Indonesia cave reveals history of ancient tsunamis

12/27/2013 11:56am
A cave discovered near the source of Indonesia's massive earthquake-spawned tsunami contains the footprints of past gigantic waves dating up to 7,500 years ago, a rare natural record that suggests the next disaster could be centuries away _ or perhaps only decades.

Chinese icebreaker stalled en route to stranded ship

12/27/2013 12:49pm
A Chinese icebreaker heading to free a polar expedition vessel trapped in an Antarctic ice floe got stopped by the ice and weather, its captain told CNN.

Confrontation leads to stabbing

12/27/2013 12:57pm
A man was stabbed multiple times following a confrontation in Sandy.

TE Jake Murphy to enter NFL draft in spring

12/27/2013 1:30pm
Tight end Jake Murphy announced Friday his decision to declare for the NFL draft, choosing to forego his senior season with the University of Utah.

Unreturned library books can mean jail time

12/27/2013 2:16pm
Call it throwing the book at the bookworms.

Gambler rewards man who returned $300K left in cab

12/27/2013 2:31pm
A poker player who left a bag with $300,000 in the back seat of a Las Vegas taxi has given $10,000 to the honest cabbie who returned the money.

A Bitcoin Christmas: the gift of high-tech currency

12/27/2013 3:38pm
For Christmas this year, many gifted friends and family a portion of a Bitcoin, or online digital currency. How was this monetary present received? Read a few families' experiences with a Bitcoin Christmas.

SWAT team finds Utah fugitive hiding under mattress

12/27/2013 4:00pm
Police responding to reports of a woman being held captive arrested both the woman and her alleged captor on Thursday.

Hikers finding more injured bald eagles around Utah

12/27/2013 5:00pm
Two more bald eagles were found this week on the verge of death from a mysterious illness, bringing the total of sick eagles in Utah to nearly two dozen.

No beer led to ceramic squirrel stabbing, police say

12/27/2013 5:02pm
South Carolina authorities say a 44-year-old woman angry at a man for returning home without beer on Christmas beat and stabbed him with a ceramic squirrel.

Space heater cause of fire in construction company building

12/27/2013 5:07pm
Investigators say a space heater sparked a fire at a construction building in Plain City early Friday.

Porn found on Nintendo DS from Wal-Mart

12/27/2013 5:13pm
A family in Virginia found sexual images on their son's new gaming console, a gift bought for him for Christmas.

Family moves forward with hope after loss of sister, home

12/27/2013 6:09pm
A man who lost his sister and then his home said help from the community has helped him feel hope.

UDOT considers keeping mountain passes open during winter

12/27/2013 6:37pm
What would it take to keep some of Utah's high mountain passes open during the winter? And would it be worth it?

Some air pollution can seep indoors, study shows

12/27/2013 6:59pm
A Utah State University research professor has measured how much air pollution can seep into homes on days authorities are issuing warnings about high soot levels outdoors.

Utah ice sculptor's newest castle goes up in Midway

12/27/2013 7:10pm
Brent Christensen grew up in California but fell in love with building structures out of ice when he moved to Utah about 13 years ago. His latest creation, a massive ice castle, opened to the public Friday night in Midway.

Bowl Game Center: BYU vs. Washington

12/27/2013 7:30pm
Follow along as the BYU Cougars take on the Washington Huskies at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif. for the Fight Hunger Bowl with's live Game Center.

Defending Amendment 3 may cost Utah $2M

12/27/2013 8:23pm
The price tag for hiring outside counsel to defend Utah's voter-approved constitutional amendment on marriage is expected to be close to $2 million, money that key GOP lawmakers are willing to spend.

An imperfect mother's 5 (manageable) New Year's resolutions

12/27/2013 8:46pm
In 2014, I resolve to accept that I am an imperfect mother and recognize the goals I can make to embrace imperfection and make it work for my children.

Police file on Newtown yields chilling portrait

12/27/2013 8:49pm
Connecticut police released thousands of pages Friday from their investigation into the Newtown massacre, providing the most detailed and disturbing picture yet of the rampage and Adam Lanza's fascination with murder, while also depicting school employees' brave and clearheaded attempts to protect the children.

A year-end review of Utah politics in 2013

12/27/2013 9:14pm
Utah had an active year in politics, from a scandal in the Attorney General's office to a government in shutdown to a congressman calling it quits.

E-cigarette store owners upset after Bountiful officials force closures

12/27/2013 10:05pm
A Bountiful shop owner was given a license to sell e-cigarettes, but later received a notice from city officials that he had to close the shop by 2014.

Favors' dunk lifts Jazz to 105-103 win over Lakers

12/27/2013 10:05pm
Derrick Favors gets a last second put-back dunk to give the Jazz a 105-103 win over the Lakers.

Utah chemical weapons incinerator to be demolished

12/27/2013 10:09pm
Demolition is about to begin on a huge Army incinerator that was built to destroy our nation's stockpile of nerve agents and other weapons of mass destruction.

Woman involved in car accident dies from gunshot wounds

12/27/2013 10:29pm
A two-car accident connected to a shooting shut down northbound State Street for several hours Friday night. The victim died from her injuries.

Top stories of 2013: the Bingham Canyon Mine landslide

12/27/2013 10:31pm
Kennecott employees reflect on massive landslide at Bingham Canyon Mine.

Boy killed in snowmobile crash; father injured

12/27/2013 10:52pm
A 10-year-old boy is dead following a snowmobile crash in a remote area near the border of Wasatch and Summit counties.

Police look for armed robber who held man hostage

12/27/2013 10:54pm
Following a burglary turned armed robbery and kidnapping, police are looking for the man who committed the crime.

Washington beats BYU 31-16 in Fight Hunger Bowl

12/27/2013 11:09pm
BYU falls 31-16 in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl to Washington and Bishop Sankey who ran for 96 yards and two touchdowns.

Target: Customers' encrypted PINs were stolen

12/27/2013 11:58pm
Target said Friday that debit-card PINs were among the financial information stolen from millions of customers who shopped at the retailer earlier this month.

3K Utahns to lose unemployment benefits

12/27/2013 11:59pm
Folks already dealing with difficult economic circumstances will be losing a portion of their financial "safety net" starting Saturday, thanks to the new $1.01 trillion federal budget plan passed by Congress earlier this month.

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