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N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:09am

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a group of foreign journalists looked on.

Women accuse Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior, harassment

An Phung and Chloe Melas, CNN  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:03am

A young production assistant thought she had landed the job of her dreams when, in the summer of 2015, she started work on "Going In Style," a bank heist comedy starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin.

Trump cancels North Korean summit, citing 'tremendous anger'

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:07am

President Donald Trump is canceling the planned June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement from North Korea.

FBI launches campaign to curb hoax threats to schools, public places

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:57am

The FBI launched a campaign Wednesday to educate people on the consequences of posting hoax threats to schools and other public places.

Sen. Orrin Hatch cautions against 'dark side' of sports betting in Sports Illustrated op-ed

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:47am

Sen. Orrin Hatch cautioned against the potential "dark side" of sports betting in an op-ed for Sports Illustrated on Wednesday, while calling for federal oversight as states decide whether to permit wagering on professional and college games.

Crowds, delays expected at Zion National Park this weekend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:01am

U.S. officials say they're expecting record numbers of visitors to southern Utah's Zion National Park this holiday weekend that could have people waiting more than 45 minutes to enter the park and board shuttles.

6 amazing inventions that came from Utah

Robert J. DeBry  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:00am

Utah is known for a lot of things, but most people aren't aware of how many modern-day inventions actually came from the Beehive State. Here is a list of seven amazing inventions that wouldn't exist without the innovative Utahns who created them.

Utah man sues president after he is blocked on Twitter, wins court ruling

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:43am

Nick Pappas never thought he’d be in such a club. But he is one of seven people who sued President Trump after they were blocked by POTUS on Twitter.

McAdams calls for action after 'damning' Road Home audit

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:19am

The board of a nonprofit that owns the Road Home's shelters met Wednesday to review an audit that found lax security and widespread drug use, findings Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams called "damning," "incredibly troubling" and alarming."

UTA board reaffirms former boss's $200K severance package

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:42am

Former UTA top boss Jerry Benson will keep a severance package valued at more than $200,000 after trustees narrowly voted Wednesday to reaffirm their earlier decision to fire him without cause.

Police: Boy, 12, burned while making camp burners at church

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:54pm

A 12-year-old boy was badly burned while making camp burners with a church group Wednesday night in Spanish Fork, police said.

Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:50pm

Stand or stay out of sight.

Body of Provo woman missing for 3 years found in canyon

Pat Reavy, KSL and Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:13pm

Authorities in Utah County confirmed Wednesday that they have found the body of missing Provo student Elizabeth Elena Laguna Salgado.

Crews celebrate 'topping out' last beam of new S.L. airport terminal

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:50pm

A major milestone has been reached in the development of the largest municipal construction project in the history of Utah's capital city as workers "topped out" the new terminal at Salt Lake City International Airport.

1 in critical condition after crash north of Park City

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:21pm

One person is in critical condition after a rollover crash north of Park City, authorities said.

Police identify man killed in Tooele County ATV accident

McKenna Park, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:09pm

Police have identified the man who died in an ATV accident near Indian Springs in rural Tooele County on Tuesday.

5 ways Utahns are getting paid to conserve water

Utah Water Savers  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:00pm

Utah snowpack is the worst it’s been in 40 years. But did you know there’s a new website where Utahns are getting paid to save water at home?

Chocolate, cinnamon, and unicorns: Inside the last-ditch effort to save sugary cereals

Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:37pm

Kellogg is digging into its bag of tricks to get Americans excited about cereal again.

Ogden band Mojave Nomads breaks out of Utah

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:04pm

Indie band Mojave Nomads just landed on Billboard's list of best albums, thanks to its new EP "Phases." The band has also picked up steam by touring across the U.S., including dates at SXSW.

AP source: Jared Kushner granted security clearance

Eric Tucker and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:36pm

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been granted a security clearance after a lengthy background check, a move that ensures the key White House adviser with a broad international portfolio can have access to some of the country's most closely held secrets.

Global trade experts urge Utah leaders to put politics aside for inland port, but talks remain stalled

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:32pm

After negotiations broke down ahead of a planned special session to tweak the controversial inland port authority law, a panel of global trade experts called on Utah leaders to put politics aside for the sake of the state's future.

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