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'Gravity' tops all films with 7 Oscars

03/03/2014 7:32am
"Gravity" topped all films with seven Oscars. And the searing drama "12 Years a Slave" was named best picture at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday night.

For amputee, looking to future keeps her optimistic

03/03/2014 8:02am
Almost every day when Emily Jacobs wakes up, she looks at her hands and thinks about the things she can do.

Surveys ask about customer satisfaction with health plans

03/03/2014 8:54am
More than 22,500 surveys were mailed last week to health plan enrollees statewide — the results of which will be used to gauge the quality of plans and consumer satisfaction.

Pistorius pleads not guilty at murder trial

03/03/2014 9:02am
The first witness in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial testified Monday to hearing "blood-curdling" screams from a woman before she heard four gunshots on the night the double-amputee Olympian killed his girlfriend.

Jim Matheson's behind-the-scenes struggle to balance work and family

03/03/2014 9:40am
For Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah, life in politics didn't start in 2000 when he won the election that sent him to Congress. It started in 1977, when his father, Scott Matheson, D-Utah, won the gubernatorial election.

Homeland security asks for tech help, plus is car extended warranty worth it?

03/03/2014 9:45am
The Department of Homeland Security has issued a call for help to speed up the lines at airport security. Also, consumers might want to think twice about getting an extended warranty on a new car. And, a health care deadline is near.

Onwas' energy key to Utah's successful season

03/03/2014 10:04am
Junior college transfer Princeton Onwas has had his ups-and-downs this season. But throughout it all, Onwas' focus has been on how to be an effective team player and how to help the team win games.

First lady plans March 19-26 visit to China

03/03/2014 10:17am
Michelle Obama plans a weeklong solo visit to China this month that includes meetings with China's first lady and high school and university students.

How to love difficult people

03/03/2014 10:28am
Coach Kim gives some advice on seeing yourself, other people and life more accurately, thereby creating more peace and happiness.

4 women with new wombs are trying to get pregnant

03/03/2014 10:51am
A Swedish doctor says four women who received transplanted wombs have had embryos transferred into them in an attempt to get pregnant.

How living in China taught me to 'play'

03/03/2014 11:04am
Of all the lessons I learned while living in Beijing, the most unexpected turned out to be the most important.

5 best Oscar moments according to social media

03/03/2014 11:11am
If you missed the Oscars, here are five moments you need to know about.

Dapper Day offers a unique Disneyland experience

03/03/2014 11:33am
Dapper Day is an "unofficial" day held at Disneyland that offers a unique Disneyland experience.

Most pastors say U.S. religious freedom on decline, survey shows

03/03/2014 11:42am
A survey of America's Protestant preachers shows growing concern about religious freedoms in America and Christians losing the "culture war."

UVU student runs for state Legislature to engage college voters

03/03/2014 1:45pm
A student in Provo is hoping to engage other college-age voters in local politics — by running for the state Legislature himself.

'Frozen' tops your family's Academy Awards

03/03/2014 2:12pm
The Academy Awards have been handed out and we at decided to hand out our own awards with an OK twist of course. We present you with the 2014 OK Movie Awards.

Police: Georgia elementary school principal intended to have sex with child

03/03/2014 2:22pm
Georgia authorities have arrested 14 people they accuse of traveling with the intent to have sex with children, including a suburban Atlanta elementary school principal, according to CNN affiliates and school system officials.

Have You Seen This? Backyard luge

03/03/2014 3:01pm
The Winter Olympics have come and gone, with two weeks of sporting fun now behind us. But there's no need to give up so early on some of the winter sports.

EPA endorses 'Tier 3' standards to help make dent in air pollution

03/03/2014 5:12pm
Gov. Gary Herbert said he hopes the federal government's adoption of cleaner fuel and vehicle standards Monday will help accelerate Utah's transition to the tighter regulations so air pollution is reduced.

LDS Church charities subject of UN meeting

03/03/2014 6:02pm
The humanitarian efforts of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was the sole focus of a United Nations meeting Thursday.

Demolition begins to pave the way for sterile Hope Lodge healing resort

03/03/2014 6:12pm
The American Cancer Society is beginning demolition to prepare for its local Hope Lodge site, hoping to assist up to 800 patients each year with a sterile healing environment that intends to be their home away from home.

Daughter's Facebook post costs father $80K

03/03/2014 6:36pm
A Florida teenager's Facebook post has cost her father an $80,000 legal settlement.

Man faces attempted murder charge in stabbing of woman

03/03/2014 6:50pm
Ronald Toby Rivera, 63, was charged with attempted murder Monday after police say he repeatedly stabbed a woman with whom he used to live.

Pro-Russian troops takeover Crimean borders, ferry

03/03/2014 7:23pm
Ukraine's military admitted Monday that pro-Russian troops have surrounded or taken over "practically all" its military facilities in Crimea _ a move that Russia's foreign minister defended as a necessary protection for the ethnic Russians on the Black Sea peninsula.

Teen charged with deputy's death is also a victim, attorney says

03/03/2014 8:14pm
A defense attorney for a teenage girl charged with aggravated murder in the death of a sheriff's deputy said Monday that "she's as much of a victim in this case as anyone else."

Locals make giant bubbles their business

03/03/2014 8:15pm
The moment when kids first see the vehicle-size iridescent bubbles that come from Wonki Wands is what motivates Dorothy Fullerton to share the wands and keep imagining toys.

MacNeill hearing postponed by incomplete competency evaluations

03/03/2014 8:15pm
A sex abuse case pending against Martin MacNeill, who was convicted of murder in the death of his wife, still remains on hold pending completion of a mental competency evaluation.

Tips on identifying and destroying annoying warts

03/03/2014 8:33pm
Though common, having a wart (or several) can be both embarrassing and annoying. To get rid of them, it's important to know what causes wart growth and the most effective ways to treat them.

Price police make manslaughter arrest in drug overdose death

03/03/2014 8:41pm
For the second time in as many months, Price police have arrested a suspected drug dealer in connection with the overdose death of a drug user.

Ilyasova scores 31, Bucks beat Jazz 114-88

03/03/2014 8:45pm
The Jazz fall hard in Milwaukee despite a career-high 27 points from Enes Kanter.

Driver saved by officer seconds before train collision

03/03/2014 8:47pm
A police officer in Davis County is being called a hero after he pulled an intoxicated man from his wrecked SUV just before an oncoming train struck it.

Chase ends in upended car, arrest

03/03/2014 8:49pm
A police chase from Lehi to Sandy ended in a spectacular crash Monday when the fleeing vehicle hit a concrete divider and launched onto the bed of a pickup truck.

Jogger hospitalized after 40-foot fall onto I-15

03/03/2014 8:49pm
A person jogging on the Glover Lane overpass above the freeway tried to get to the other side by jumping the barrier, according to police. Instead, the jogger fell 40 feet to the freeway below.

Utah made big money by keeping national parks open, report says

03/03/2014 9:08pm
A report by the National Park Service shows Utah earned substantial dollars by stepping in and keeping its national parks open during the federal shutdown last October, earning nearly $10 million to the $1 million it cost to run them for six days.

Woman hit by semitruck in auto-ped accident identified

03/03/2014 9:11pm
A woman was in critical condition Monday after she was hit by a semitrailer truck while crossing the street.

Ukrainians in Utah share concerns in conflict with Russia

03/03/2014 10:15pm
While the politics of the situation in Ukraine continue to rage, both Utahns with family in the region and citizens here on business hope a potential war is not the answer.

Missing Endangered Advisory issued for 2 children; boy found safe

03/03/2014 10:26pm
Police asked for the public's help in locating two missing 12-year-olds in unrelated investigations Monday night. Unified police later found the boy, but West Valley police are still looking for a girl who didn't come home from school.

Property owners sue for damages suffered in Machine Gun Fire

03/03/2014 10:48pm
Property owners are going after the Utah National Guard for the damage left behind after a 2010 wildfire. They filed a lawsuit Monday seeking an undisclosed amount of money.

Missionary killed in Sweden was inspiration to others

03/03/2014 10:58pm
Family members and loved ones shared their memories of Mason Lewis Bailey. Bailey, 19, was killed while walking with his companion, when a vehicle struck him. He was serving in the LDS Sweden Stockholm Mission.

Utah wheelchair basketball team hopes to win nationals

03/03/2014 11:12pm
With the end of the 2014 Olympics, there's sort of a poetry that lingers, flowing into every human arena filled with those you might never expect to compete. One such Utah team and its captain are pushing the envelope to play the game.