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Harry Potter trivia quiz: Can you get 10 points for Gryffindor?

07/27/2014 7:52am
Test your knowledge of the Harry Potter franchise, including the books, the films and the author. July 21 marked seven years since the seventh and final book in the Harry Potter series was published, and July 31 is Harry Potter's 34th birthday.

Lawmakers complain Obama too aloof with Congress

07/27/2014 8:08am
President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans. Lawmakers in both parties complained that the White House — six years in — still doesn't get it when it comes to working with Congress.

Summer program gives students chance to write, perform an opera

07/27/2014 8:52am
Students wrote, composed and designed an opera as part of a special summer program hosted by the Madeleine Choir School.

Arizona execution renews debate over methods

07/27/2014 9:36am
A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate in the U.S. over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.

Report: Smoking bans, cigarette taxes linked to lower suicide rates

07/27/2014 11:47am
A new report published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research says states that have imposed higher cigarette taxes and banned smoking indoors had lower adjusted suicide rates than states with fewer anti-smoking initiatives.

Massive solar storm barely missed Earth in 2012, study says

07/27/2014 12:57pm
A coronal mass ejection, which could have caused damage in the trillions and threatened national security, crossed Earth's orbit on July 23, 2012.

SLC attorney seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

07/27/2014 1:41pm
One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

BYU grad strikes gold teaching via online marketplace

07/27/2014 3:20pm
In just one month, a recent BYU graduate has made a big splash — and a nice chunk of change — by developing an online course accessed by virtual students via a popular Internet learning platform.

Salt Lake bike share program doubles in size

07/27/2014 3:48pm
Salt Lake City's GREENbike, a bike share program, has doubled in size since it began last year. City officials hope to have 100 bike share stations spread throughout downtown by 2020.

Spring Canyon Fire burns about 140 acres; 15 percent contained

07/27/2014 5:49pm
A fire police say started when teens were playing with fireworks is 15 percent contained after burning about 140 acres, officials said Sunday.

CNN Poll: Romney tops Obama but loses to Clinton

07/27/2014 6:25pm
If a rematch of the 2012 presidential election were held today, GOP nominee Mitt Romney would top President Barack Obama in the popular vote, according to a new national survey.

Found: brother of Utah Olympian and 3 children lost overnight

07/27/2014 6:53pm
The brother of Utah Olympian Noelle Pikus-Pace and three of his young children who were missing overnight in the Idaho wilderness were located Sunday after search and rescue crews spent hours scouring the Idaho mountains.

Tire blow out causes crash on I-15

07/27/2014 9:25pm
Several people were taken to a local hospital after a car crash in Box Elder County on Sunday.

Crews near containment on several Utah fires

07/27/2014 10:26pm
Crews neared containment Sunday on several fires burning throughout Utah.

Situation ends peacefully at apartment complex in South Jordan

07/27/2014 10:28pm
A SWAT situation ended peacefully after 40 units were evacuated at San Marino Apartments.

Neighbor rescues dog from house fire in Magna

07/27/2014 10:30pm
A man rescued a dog from a fire at a neighbor's house Sunday in Magna

Police ID victims in Dry Fork Canyon crash

07/27/2014 10:33pm
Uintah County Sheriff's Office identified the two males who died in a rollover crash in Dry Fork Canyon Saturday night.

Healing souls, healing a mountain

07/27/2014 10:42pm
Rio Tinto never mined an ounce of ore at the Holden Mine in central Washington, but it is working to heal Copper Mountain. Its neighbors and partners are a Lutheran retreat, which is celebrating the renewal of this spiritual and welcoming place.

Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

07/27/2014 10:47pm
A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.

Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured

07/27/2014 10:52pm
A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.

3 days on, no arrests in hunt for carjack killers

07/27/2014 10:52pm
The hunt for two Philadelphia carjackers who rammed a stolen SUV into a family, killing three children, entered its third day Sunday as officials offered a $110,000 reward for information leading to their capture.

Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

07/27/2014 11:18pm
Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.