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North Korea suggests it might lift weapons test moratorium

Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:28am

North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an eventual invasion.

Game-by-game predictions for the 1st half of Utah's 2019 season

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:03am

Ahead of Pac-12 media day next week, Utah football is expected to be the favorite coming out of the South Division to return to the conference’s championship game.

Santa Clara City Council amends land use map in preparation for new resort

Ryann Richardson, St. George News  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:39am

Big changes may be on the horizon for Ivins and Santa Clara.

A 'wake-up' call: Your health before age 40 is tied to heart risks later in life

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:21am

Having higher-than-normal cholesterol and blood pressure levels before age 40 can raise your risk of heart disease later in life more than you might think, according to a new study.

Wildfire burns near homes in Springville

Linda Williams, and Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:33am

The Round Peak Fire began Monday night and is burning about half a mile from homes east of Springville.

Children in states with strict gun laws are less likely to die, according to a new study

Scottie Andrew and Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:22am

Strict firearm legislation could be the answer to a disturbing increase in gun deaths among young people, according to a new study.

Fluid spill forces lane restrictions on I-80 near Redwood Road

Linda Williams,  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:59am

A fluid spill shut down two lanes of eastbound I-80 near Redwood Road Tuesday morning, officials said.

Utah fraudster owes $10.2 million in 'classic Ponzi scheme,' court rules

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:57am

A Utah man who admitted to bilking 156 investors in "a classic Ponzi scheme" must pay back $10.2 million, the Utah Court of Appeals has affirmed.

Trump abortion restrictions effective immediately

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 10:11pm

Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration said Monday, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical organizations and women's rights groups.

Utah's Hogle Zoo says goodbye to beloved giraffe

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:37pm

Officials described Kipenzi as a "spunky" giraffe who was "known for her agreeable nature and love of treats and visitors." She had been at the zoo since she transferred from Illinois' Brookfield Zoo in 2005.

Senator: Biggest US land agency moving to Colorado

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:03pm

The headquarters of the U.S. government's largest land agency will move from the nation's capital to western Colorado, a Republican senator said Monday, a high-profile component of the Trump administration's plan to reorganize management of the nation's natural resources.

Explosion damages 2 Bear Lake condos

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:36pm

The incident was reported around 5 p.m. at the condo in Harbor Village on the west side of Bear Lake, according to Garden City Fire District Chief Mike Wahlberg.

What do Sen. Mitt Romney, other Utahns say about Trump's statements against minority congresswomen?

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:07pm

For state lawmaker Sandra Hollins, President Donald Trump's escalating attacks against a group of liberal Democratic congresswomen sounded all too familiar.

Summer air travel is heating up in Utah

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 7:34pm

The Transportation Security Administration Monday announced the beginning of the peak summer travel period at Salt Lake City International Airport.

Man behind 7-state postal stamp ruse to be sentenced in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 7:01pm

A Utah man convicted of defrauding the federal government in a decade-long postage stamp scam across several states will be sentenced this week.

U. professor creates chip that could harness laptop's extra heat, turn it into more battery life

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 15th - 6:36pm

Have you ever downloaded a large file and suddenly your laptop gets really hot? This University of Utah professor wants to take that heat and add it to your laptop's battery life.

Apollo 11 moon landing had thousands working behind scenes

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 5:53pm

It took 400,000 people to put Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon a half-century ago.

Multiple businesses evacuated after Layton gas leak

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Jul 15th - 5:21pm

A natural gas leak closed roads and caused evacuations in Layton Monday afternoon, according to officials.

Report: James Bond franchise will get its first female 007

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 15th - 5:13pm

Paralleling the famous way James Bond likes his drinks prepared, the iconic franchise is apparently about to get a major shake-up.

Make Your Week: This one goes out to a sandwich artist and a gymnastics teacher

Jordan Ormond,  |  Posted Jul 15th - 4:42pm

We all know how good it feels when a business owner or employee goes out of their way to make you, the customer, feel special.

Fire that damaged Cottonwood Heights church being investigated as arson

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 15th - 4:09pm

A fire that nearly destroyed a Latter-day Saints meetinghouse early Sunday morning in Cottonwood Heights is being investigated as arson, authorities say.