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Dozens of passengers on Royal Caribbean cruise fall ill, company says

01/18/2014 8:19am
It's not a fun way to end a dream vacation. Dozens of passengers on a four-night Royal Caribbean cruise ship became sick with a stomach illness, according to a company statement.

ACLU plans to reveal lawsuit over Utah not recognizing same-sex marriages

01/18/2014 8:47am
The ACLU of Utah is set Tuesday to announce a lawsuit against the state over the decision not to recognize marriages of same-sex couples performed before a stay was issued in the Amendment 3 case.

Looking for the American dream? Salt Lake City ranks in top 25 cities in America for upward mobility

01/18/2014 9:39am
The Equality of Opportunity Project ranks American cities according to the availability of the "American dream," which in this case, is indicated by opportunities for personal economic growth.

Hover bikes and laser lights: The sci-fi future of cycling

01/18/2014 10:11am
Imagine a bicycle that was more than a means to get you to work in the morning, but a personal assistant to boot. It could shield you from oncoming traffic, look up weather conditions in advance, anticipate the road ahead and make adjustments to your journey. Imagine it could also double as smog filter, fit compactly on your bookshelf, and even fly.

250 dolphins await slaughter, lifetime of captivity at Japan's Taiji Cove

01/18/2014 10:43am
Japanese fishermen rounded up more than 250 bottlenose dolphins in a secluded cove to kill for meat or sell into a lifetime of captivity, U.S. conservationists warned.

Biggest risk to rising Utah economy 'constant bickering' of Congress

01/18/2014 11:21am
Utah's economy is poised for growth if Congress avoids sending the national economy into a tailspin due to bureaucratic gridlock, local economists say.

Sundance premiere 'Camp X-Ray' uncovers Gitmo life

01/18/2014 11:46am
Kristen Stewart endures a fair share of abuse in her latest film. In "Camp X-Ray," which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, the actress stars as Amy Cole, a guard stationed at Guantanamo Bay, the U.S. prison in Cuba detaining terrorist suspects.

Halted after deaths, kids' heart surgeries resuming

01/18/2014 1:05pm
Joequetta Lewis got to hold her newborn son for 53 days. "And then the next day," she said, "he was gone." Rayshawn Lewis-Smith was one of five babies known to have died within 11 months of undergoing heart surgery at Kentucky Children's Hospital in Lexington -- surgeries that, nationally, babies usually survive.

Stay-at-home dad documents life with priceless Post-Its

01/18/2014 2:23pm
More than two years ago, Chris Illuminati quit his full-time job to be a full-time stay-at- home dad to his first child. As a writer, he came up with a unique way to document his day- to-day activities that has connected with thousands of parents around the world

Prison move recommendations ready, consultant says

01/18/2014 3:16pm
The consultant hired to help the state determine whether to move the Utah State Prison said Thursday he'll be ready to make recommendations before the start of the 2014 Legislature.

Russia fields 25,000 volunteers for Sochi Games

01/18/2014 3:59pm
They are young, bright and speak good English. Russia has trained 25,000 volunteers to work at the upcoming Sochi Games.

Power-generating customers question power rate hike

01/18/2014 4:31pm
This month, Rocky Mountain Power announced a rate hike request of $76.3 million, or 4 percent, from the Utah Public Service Commission. The request also included a $4.25 monthly fee for "net metering," prompting a debate on customer-generated power.

Utes hold off late Bruin run to upset No. 25 UCLA

01/18/2014 4:35pm
Jordan Loveridge scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead a balanced attack as Utah held off a late rally to surprise No. 25 UCLA 74-69 on Saturday.

LA fire fueled by drought, could impact the country

01/18/2014 4:57pm
Firefighters are still contending with a wildfire that was allegedly set on purpose in the Los Angeles area. But it's being fueled by a drought that was already sweeping the state, which could impact people across the country.

Obama asks for intelligence gathering changes, opponents react

01/18/2014 5:22pm
Reaction is pouring in fast over President Obama's recommendations to change the government's controversial intelligence gathering methods.

Batman-meets-Superman movie delayed a year, Peter Pan flies into its slot

01/18/2014 6:04pm
Superman and Batman fans will have to wait another two years before the two superheroes meet on the big screen.

'Stargazers' gather at the Sundance Film Festival

01/18/2014 6:42pm
The 30th annual Sundance Film Festival got underway Thursday and is drawing a host of celebrities and their fans. Dozens of celebrity seekers crowded the sidewalk Saturday morning, eager to get autographs and photos.

Condolence letters to Jacqueline Kennedy released for the first time

01/18/2014 7:21pm
Fifty years after Jacqueline Kennedy publicly thanked Americans for their letters after the loss of her husband, the JFK Library released some of those letters.

State requests more time to appeal same-sex ruling, plaintiffs want request denied

01/18/2014 8:03pm
The gay and lesbian couples whose lawsuit led to Utah's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage being overturned are asking the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to deny the state's motion for more time to file an appeal.

Police seek public help identifying bank robber

01/18/2014 8:41pm
The West Jordan Police Department is seeking the public's help with identifying an alleged bank robber.

As LA-area fire wanes, dangerous conditions remain

01/18/2014 8:46pm
Hundreds of residents who fled a wildfire in the suburbs of Los Angeles returned home Saturday as red-flag warnings of extremely dangerous fire conditions expired, but officials say that bone-dry winter conditions remain a threat for the region.

Teen charged as adult in Philly school shooting

01/18/2014 9:08pm
Police charged a boy with aggravated assault and related crimes on Saturday in connection with a shooting that wounded two students inside a Philadelphia high school gymnasium, but released a second boy from custody without charging him.

Becker, White House staff talk climate change challenges

01/18/2014 9:14pm
Salt Lake Mayor Ralph Becker hosted White House representatives Friday in a community discussion about climate change and its challenges to Salt Lake City.

Committee hopes to better locate wireless 911 calls

01/18/2014 9:33pm
Location information for wireless emergency calls released in October by the Federal Communications Commission prompted the Utah 911 Committee to take a closer look at how the state's system is functioning.

Candlelight Vigil held for murder-suicide victims in Spanish Fork

01/18/2014 10:21pm
A candlelight vigil was held Saturday night for a Spanish Fork family that died in a quadruple murder-suicide.

Utah ice rinks host 900 youth hockey players for tournament

01/18/2014 10:21pm
Skiing isn't the only big sporting event going on this weekend in Utah. A youth hockey tournament involving 50 teams from 9 states are in the Salt Lake Valley.

Timberwolves blast Jazz 98-72 to snap skid

01/18/2014 10:38pm
The Jazz scored 23 points in the first half and finished losing 98-72 to the Timberwolves.

Man ejected, killed in car crash

01/18/2014 11:58pm
A 37-year-old Stansbury Park man died Saturday after he was ejected in a crash.