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Refugee resettled in Utah without parents, accomplishes what she was once told she'd never achieve

Amy Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 7:19pm

When Desange Kuenihira was a young girl growing up in a refugee camp without parents, she was told she had no future and would never even graduate from high school. Wednesday she graduated with her high school diploma and an associate degree.

Biden rejects Democrats' anger in call for national unity

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 6:36pm

His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee.

War of Will wins Preakness featuring riderless running horse

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 5:55pm

Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running.

Kyle Korver speaks about finding who you are at Creighton University graduation

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted May 18th - 5:21pm

Jazz veteran Kyle Korver was the commencement speaker for his alma mater, touching on everything from shooting, finding himself and his recent Players' Tribune essay.

Police recover bodies of Utah couple killed in helicopter crash above Alpine

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 4:43pm

The bodies of a Utah couple killed in a helicopter crash in the hills above Alpine Friday were recovered Saturday.

RSL dominates Toronto FC in 3-0 home victory

Paul Swenson,  |  Posted May 18th - 4:35pm

Real Salt Lake keeper Nick Rimando returned Saturday after a four-game absence due to injury and earned his second shutout of the season.

All I-15 lanes reopen in South Salt Lake after 2 multi-vehicle crashes

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted May 18th - 4:11pm

Two multi-vehicle crashes on northbound I-15 shut down several lanes for over two hours Saturday afternoon, officials report.

Police ID teen tackled after bringing gun to Oregon school

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 2:39pm

Police released the identity Saturday of an 18-year-old student who was tackled after reportedly bringing a gun into classroom at an Oregon high school.

Have You Seen This? No one has ever been this excited about hair dye

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted May 18th - 2:02pm

Who knew that the joy of freshly dyed green hair could be contagious?

Tooele county man pulls woman from partially submerged car

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted May 18th - 1:37pm

A Tooele County man says he's not a hero after pulling a woman from a car that rolled off I-80 and landed upside down in water. Still, there are a lot of people grateful for his actions.


How this week may have earned President Donald Trump a second term

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News  |  Posted May 18th - 1:14pm

Conservative voters don’t have to like President Donald Trump to give him a second term. They have to believe they need him — and this week’s political news gave them two reasons to do just that.

How to find camping spots in Utah that are off the beaten path

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted May 18th - 1:00pm

Get your camping gear ready, for Memorial Day weekend will be upon us soon. It may be hard to find the great outdoors any greater than in Utah: Hiking, camping, fishing, horseback riding, rock climbing, off-roading and in several places – well, crowds.

Man shot in leg during love-triangle altercation, police say

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 12:26pm

A man was shot early Saturday after trying to get into his ex-girlfriend's apartment, police say.

MF Mandy Laddish returns to starting form as Utah Royals' roster hit by World Cup call-ups

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 18th - 11:45am

Laddish missed the entire 2017 season, the last one in franchise history for Kansas City, and her player rights where transferred to Utah Royals FC.

President Russell M. Nelson stops in Samoa, meets head of state during Pacific islands tour

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted May 18th - 11:20am

A very joyful and enthusiastic welcome for President Russell M. Nelson on the island of Samoa Saturday as the Latter-day Saint leader arrived during his Pacific islands tour.

Losing Huawei as a customer could cost US tech companies $11B

Sherisse Pham, CNN  |  Posted May 18th - 10:51am

New U.S. measures that restrict exports to Huawei could cost Silicon Valley billions in lost revenue.

Lawsuit challenges Trump administration approval of Enefit oil shale development in Uintah Basin

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted May 18th - 10:14am

Several Utah environmental conservation groups filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration on Thursday in a challenge to a Bureau of Land Management-approved commercial oil shale mine and processing facility on public lands in northeast Utah.

Lehi families cleaning up after flooding

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted May 18th - 9:39am

Some Lehi residents will be watching the skies very closely this weekend. They're worried about more rain, especially after a handful of homes flooded Friday.

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to overhaul public education

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 9:06am

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to suspend taxpayer funding of new charter schools and ban those that are for-profit as part of his plan to overhaul public education that he released on Saturday.

New publisher takes over Standard-Examiner, Daily Herald

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 8:15am

The Ogden-based Standard-Examiner and Daily Herald in Provo have a new leader.

Graduates at Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind overcome unique challenges

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted May 18th - 7:54am

It may be the most anticipated day of every high school senior’s year — graduation day. A culmination of years of hard work and, for a small group of graduates, unique challenges.

In clash with Congress, weak legal case may still help Trump

Jessica Gresko and Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 7:24am

For all of President Donald Trump's talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser as his team tries to defy congressional attempts to investigate him. Yet they may end up delaying the investigations with their argument, and that could be a win in itself.