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Olympic robots offer 'virtual' attendance, help out on field

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:04pm

A cart-like robot scuttles across the field to bring back javelins and discuses. A towering screen-on-wheels is designed for "virtual" attendance. The cute ones are, naturally, the likeness of the Olympic and Paralympic mascots.

Searches continue at Strawberry Reservoir for missing Utah brothers

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:18pm

Crews continued searching Sunday for two brothers last seen on Strawberry Reservoir four days earlier.

Utah company making family nights unique, fun and affordable

Finders Seekers  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:00pm

Instead of spending tons of money on family activities every week or month, stay home and solve an interactive mystery with your family.

A great white shark jumped in front of a boat near Cape Cod, surprising those on board

Scottie Andrew and Artemis Moshtaghian, CNN  |  Posted Jul 21st - 8:56pm

At least no one can complain that this fishing trip was boring.

Officials ID 2 killed in rollover down Weber County mountain

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 21st - 8:27pm

Officials have identified two men killed Saturday when a truck carrying seven passengers drove off the road and down a steep mountainside.

Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, but won't resign

DÁnica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 7:49pm

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Sunday evening that he will not resign in the face of public furor over an obscenity-laced leaked online chat, but he will not seek reelection or continue as head of his pro-statehood political party.

Utah Royals FC Reserves fall to Florida's Pensacola FC, 4-3 in OT of WPSL championship

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 5:56pm

BYU star Mikayla Colohan had a goal and two assists, and Cougar teammate Cameron Tucker scored twice to pace the URFC Reserves, which was founded in January and finishes its inaugural season with an 11-2-1 record.

Watermelons to replace piglets in California fair event

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 5:05pm

Watermelons are set to replace piglets in an annual event celebrating agriculture at a California fair.

Teen activists score mental health days for Oregon students

Sarah Zimmerman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 4:48pm

Oregon will allow students to take "mental health days" just as they would sick days, expanding the reasons for excused school absences to include mental or behavioral health under a new law that experts say is one of the first of its kind in the U.S.

Heat advisory issued for Wasatch Front

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 4:27pm

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued a heat advisory for the Wasatch Front Monday into Tuesday.

'Avengers: Endgame' passes 'Avatar' to become the highest-grossing film ever

Frank Pallotta, CNN  |  Posted Jul 21st - 3:55pm

The global box office has a new champion.

Wildfire updates: Fire west of Monticello 'is becoming more active'

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 3:20pm

Lightning sparked a wildfire 45 miles west of Monticello Tuesday, and the flames are "becoming more active," officials said.

Have You Seen This? Mountain biker jumps Tour de France riders

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 21st - 2:35pm

Bike over bikes. Bikes under bike. Biker on bike over bikers on bikes. This video is basically a Dr. Seuss book.

Tony Finau finishes 3rd at The Open Championship

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 12:59pm

It was the Utah native's best finish at a major. Tony Finau finished the The Open tournament Sunday at 7-under par, eight shots back from winner Shane Lowry and in 3rd place over all.

Amid concerns over financial viability, AISU appoints new board member as directors resign

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 21st - 12:49pm

Royce Van Tassell, executive director of the Utah Association of Public Charter Schools, has been appointed to the board of American International Charter School. The school's remaining directors resigned on Tuesday.

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How the NAACP, Latter-day Saints are addressing inner city problems

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Jul 21st - 12:31pm

In a sodium swamp on the west side of Chicago and a historic church two blocks from Martin Luther King Square in San Francisco, a surprising collaboration began bearing its first fruits in March.

King Tut's coffin to be restored for the first time since it was discovered

Jack Guy, CNN  |  Posted Jul 21st - 11:58am

Tutankhamun is one of the best known figures of Ancient Egypt, and now his coffin is getting some tender loving care.

'The Lion King' bites off $185 million debut, a July record

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 11:18am

If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it.

Police respond to burglary call to find wild animal

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:57am

A burglary-in-progress call had an unexpected ending in Alpine Saturday.

Food-delivery robots being tested in California

CNN Web Staff  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:51am

Food delivery of the future has arrived in Sacramento.

Man dead in motorcycle crash in Utah County

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 8:57am

A 25-year-old man is dead after he drove his motorcycle off Geneva Road in Vineyard late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, officials said.