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Utah aquarium celebrates Penguin Awareness Day

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Jan 20th - 10:41pm

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium celebrated Penguin Awareness Day over the weekend with a variety of penguin-themed activities that patrons were invited to participate in.

New England Patriots will face Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII

Jill Martin, CNN  |  Posted Jan 20th - 10:08pm

Los Angeles went more than two decades without an NFL team. Now, it has one playing for a championship.

Locals in the NFL Playoffs: Pats' Kyle Van Noy is going back to the Super Bowl; Taysom Hill has 1st NFL TD catch

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 20th - 8:32pm

Van Noy led the Patriots in 10 tackles, including a 14-yard sack, a quarterback hurry, and another strip-sack that the Chiefs recovered in the first half in New England's 37-31 overtime win in the AFC championship.

New 'planetary health diet' can save lives and the planet, major review suggests

Nina Avramova, CNN  |  Posted Jan 20th - 7:54pm

An international team of scientists has developed a diet it says can improve health while ensuring sustainable food production to reduce further damage to the planet.

Family mourns Utah National Guardsman who died while swimming laps

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 20th - 7:11pm

Family and friends are mourning the death of a 35-year-old Utah National Guardsman who died while swimming laps at the West Valley City Family Fitness Center.

Denver man visiting Utah threatened 'killing as many girls as I see' on weekend of Women's March, police say

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted Jan 20th - 6:38pm

A Denver man visiting Utah was arrested early Saturday after police say he threatened on social media to be "the next mass shooter" and said he was planning on "killing as many girls as I see."

Utes claim 78-69 win over visiting Colorado

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 20th - 6:07pm

Utah guard Sedrick Barefield hit back-to-back 3-pointers to open up the game against Colorado Sunday. It would be the beginning of a hot-shooting night for the Utes who claimed a 78-69 win over the Buffaloes.

World's oldest man, 113, dies at his home in northern Japan

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 6:03pm

The world's oldest man has died at his home — a hot springs inn — in northern Japan at the age of 113.

Teen in confrontation with Native American in online video: I didn't provoke

Jeff Karoub and Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 5:56pm

The student who stared and smiled at an elderly Native American protester drumming in his face outside the Lincoln Memorial as his schoolmates chanted and laughed says he did nothing to provoke the man in the videotaped confrontation and was only trying to calm the situation.

Giuliani: 'So what' if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 5:26pm

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani left open Sunday the possibility that Trump and former personal attorney Michael Cohen might have discussed Cohen's congressional testimony.

Somali refugee follows unique road to becoming UHP trooper

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 20th - 4:51pm

The journey of a typical Utah Highway Patrol trooper can span hundreds of miles in a single day, but Daud Eftin’s journey isn’t exactly typical. His story spans continents and decades as a refugee from Somalia.

Smaller class sizes not proven but teachers strike for them

Sally Ho and Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 4:07pm

Most educators and parents see class size as an indicator of a quality education and have made it a priority in teacher strikes across the United States in the past year, but its effectiveness is still up for debate.

M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' is No. 1 with $40.6M debut

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 3:10pm

M. Night Shyamalan scored his fifth No. 1 movie as the director's "Glass," while not quite the blockbuster some expected, nevertheless dominated Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend at the box office with $40.6 million in ticket sales according to studio estimates Sunday.

Have You Seen This? 'Hey Siri, what’s 1 trillion to the 10th power?'

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 20th - 2:30pm

Musicians all over the internet are reviving a delightful ask Siri challenge.

Elizabeth Warren planning 1st trip to South Carolina

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 1:50pm

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is making her first trip to early voting South Carolina since launching her exploratory bid for a possible 2020 presidential run.

Hundreds gather at Idaho Capitol for Womxn's March

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 1:10pm

Several hundred people rallied in front of the Idaho Capitol for the state's Womxn's March.

Students at Westminster College help elementary students dream as part of MLK celebration

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Jan 20th - 11:50am

Students at Westminster college helped elementary kids build supply kits for their teachers, experience a college classroom by learning about the solubility of M&M's, play soccer and draw their dreams on graduation caps.

Utah starting $2.5M debt forgiveness program for tech grads

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 10:30am

Utah is rolling out a program to forgive college debt for tech workers who stay and work in the state.

Family of South Jordan homicide victim thanks community for support

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com and Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 20th - 9:50am

The family of a South Jordan man killed this past week issued a statement Saturday night thanking the community for sending messages of support.

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Juror recounts weighing sexual assault charges for ex-USU football star Torrey Green

Annie Knox, Deseret News  |  Posted Jan 20th - 9:17am

An eight-person jury from Box Elder County agonized for two days as they deliberated, sometimes through tears and tense voices, the fate of a onetime NFL hopeful accused of sexually assaulting six women.

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