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How I learned to celebrate Mother's Day without a mom

05/11/2014 8:29am
After losing my mother 4 years ago, I would dread Mother's Day. However, after a few life lessons, I learned to celebrate the holiday again.

Bring back our girls: Utahns rally in support of abducted Nigerians

05/11/2014 9:15am
News about more than 300 Nigerian girls who have been abducted and are still missing prompted Utahns to rally for awareness Saturday.

Universities with the largest endowments

05/11/2014 9:21am
Here's a list of the 25 colleges in America with the highest endowments ranked from lowest to highest. Did your alma mater make the cut?

New distracted driving law more 'enforceable,' Utah senator says

05/11/2014 11:28am
Utah law enforcement is cracking down on the issue of texting and driving come Tuesday, when the recent distracted driving amendments are scheduled to be enacted as law.

S.L. County's foster mother of the year finds joy in responsibility

05/11/2014 12:18pm
Tammi Sumsion, Salt Lake County's foster mother for 2014, says she's 'just a mom doing what I think I was supposed to do.'

New cassette tape could hold 47 million songs

05/11/2014 1:08pm
Forget the cloud, and rework your mental image of those mysterious data centers. Sony has reinvented a tool for storing a mind-numbing amount of data: a cassette tape.

Loyal to zip-up Godzilla, Japan wary of US remake

05/11/2014 1:56pm
The big-screen Godzilla that scared and thrilled viewers in 1954 was an actor in a rubber suit with a zipper up its back. And many Japanese fans still prefer that monster over a Hollywood version made in terrifying, full 3-D computer-graphics glory.

CO-poisoned teen's condition improving, hospital says

05/11/2014 5:11pm
Vannesa Batistic, who was one of four people poisoned by carbon monoxide — two fatally — in a Richfield residence Friday night, was upgraded to good condition Sunday, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Utahns celebrate Mother's Day with zoo babies

05/11/2014 6:47pm
Undeterred by spring showers, Utah moms bundled up their broods Sunday to spend part of Mother's Day with zoo animals and their young at Utah's Hogle Zoo. Zoo babies include Thai, a white-handed gibbon and 4-year-old Zuri, an African elephant.

More Utah political insiders see Huntsman running in 2016 than Romney

05/11/2014 7:17pm
Utah political insiders see a chance that former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. will run again for president in 2016 but are much less sure about Mitt Romney, despite a new effort to draft him into a third try for the White House.

James: Players want no Sterlings to own Clippers

05/11/2014 8:20pm
LeBron James understands it will take time, but he wants Donald Sterling out of the NBA. And he said Sunday that NBA players believe nobody in Sterling's family should be able to own the Los Angeles Clippers if he's gone.

Child uninjured in crash that sends 3 to the hospital

05/11/2014 8:33pm
A child was unhurt after the car she were riding in was involved in a serious crash. Officials said witnesses claim the driver of a car failed to stop for a red light and collided with a pickup truck. Three adults were hospitalized.

Mother or not, LDS leader says all women have reason to celebrate

05/11/2014 10:12pm
A female leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is sharing her thoughts on Mother's Day and why it should be celebrated by all women. She's also praising the actions of an NBA player who chose to publicly thank his mother.

Cedar City gets a snowy Sunday surprise

05/11/2014 10:48pm
Residents of Cedar City woke up to a surprise winter wonderland Sunday morning, and many were without power as well.

Small plane crashes in Arizona; 1 dead and 5 hurt

05/11/2014 10:49pm
A single-engine plane carrying a pilot and six French tourists crashed while landing at a northern Arizona airport, killing one person and injuring five others, authorities said.

New bike trails connecting Utah communities to the great outdoors

05/11/2014 11:02pm
A flurry of bike trail construction and planning in various parts of the state is beginning to connect Utah communities to the great outdoors. Two ribbon-cuttings are planned for May 31 in Moab and in the Salt Lake Valley.

It takes 'mothers' to raise a child

05/11/2014 11:04pm
There is an old saying, "It takes a village to raise a child." This being Mother's Day, I would like to narrow that focus to mothers, coining the phrase, "It takes 'mothers' to raise a child."

Washington Monument to reopen after nearly 3 years

05/11/2014 11:06pm
More than 150 cracks have been repaired, rainwater leaks have been sealed, and the 130-year-old Washington Monument will reopen Monday for the first time in nearly three years since an earthquake caused widespread damage.

Body of 3rd Va. balloon crash victim located, police say

05/11/2014 11:07pm
Searchers on Sunday found the body of the third victim from the crash of a hot air balloon that drifted into a power line, burst into flames and fell into a heavily wooded area in northern Virginia, police said.

Hagel: VA backlog, 'we missed it'

05/11/2014 11:08pm
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel gave his support to embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki on Sunday as he has come under scrutiny over allegations of deadly delays in health care treatment for veterans.

Rare 'mono mono' newborn twins doing well in Ohio

05/11/2014 11:29pm
Twin girls born with a rare condition in Ohio were breathing on their own and their mom said she and her husband were able to hold them on Mother's Day.