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Another US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 11:00am

Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, the State Department said, bringing the total number to 25.

Delta bans pit bulls as service dogs due to safety concerns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:49am

Delta Air Lines says it's no longer allowing passengers to fly with "pit bull type" dogs as service or support animals.

Teen athlete with cerebral palsy runs 50K to raise money for fellow athlete

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:42am

Fourteen-year-old Reese Thorne has run over 200 races with the help of "borrowed legs" and a custom-made chair. Now the teenager is paying it forward by running a 50K to raise money for another assisted athlete to obtain a chair.

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OPEC countries to pump more oil to contain price increase

Kiyoko Metzler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:36am

The countries of the OPEC cartel agreed on Friday to pump 1 million barrels more crude oil per day, a move that should help contain the recent rise in global energy prices.

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:59am

The Supreme Court ruled Friday that police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones, bolstering privacy interests in the digital age.

Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:48am

Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, has died at age 68.

Official: Hundreds of kids reunited with families since May

Nomaan Merchant, Susan Montoya Bryan and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:30am

About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official said Thursday, as confusion mounted over the "zero tolerance" policy that called for the prosecution of anyone caught entering the United States illegally.

Landlord broke into WVC home and stabbed sleeping man, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:15am

One man was stabbed multiple times and another arrested early Friday in West Valley in what police believe is a possible landlord-tenant dispute.

Science Says: What makes something truly addictive?

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:03am

Now that the world's leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be next?

Logan man charged with rape of minor he met on Snapchat

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:38am

A Logan man was arrested Thursday for investigation of rape of a 17-year-old girl. He is also suspected of having sex with the minor on multiple occasions and possessing nude photos of her.

Archaeologists warn public about digging on state lands after large hole found at Saltair

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:26am

State officials are reminding the public digging and looting on public lands is illegal after a massive hole dug into the ground was found at the historic Saltair site on Monday.

'I love you, be strong, we'll get through this': Josh and Thamy Holt open up about their ordeal

Ladd Egan, KSL TV and Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:00am

Nearly a month after their surprise release from a Venezuelan prison, Josh Holt and his wife Thamy say it's still hard to believe they are together and safe.

Mia Love only US House member from Utah to vote against hardline immigration bill

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:00am

Rep. Mia Love, the only one of Utah's four U.S. House members voting against a hardline immigration bill that failed to pass Thursday, made a plea from the House floor for a compromise bill that may also be in trouble.

Bountiful police searching for man who allegedly exposed himself to two girls

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:44pm

Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a man who they say exposed himself to two girls at a school on Wednesday.

Police arrest and identify Kearns shooting suspect

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:33pm

The 19-year-old Ty Wayne McBride, of West Valley City, has been booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of aggravated robbery and attempted homicide, Unified police announced Thursday night.

Jazz draft Duke's Grayson Allen at No. 21 in the 2018 NBA Draft

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:24pm

The Utah Jazz have selected Grayson Allen from Duke with the No. 21 selection in the 2018 NBA Draft.

Crews fighting 50-acre wildfire near Wyoming border, evacuations ordered

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 9:58pm

Multiple crews are fighting a 50-acre fire in Utah that began on private property and spread onto national forest land about 30 miles south of Evanston.

8 easy tips to save money on air conditioning this summer

KSL Classifieds  |  Posted Jun 21st - 9:00pm

Follow these tips to save energy and money on your air conditioning. Then put those savings into a well-deserved reward — like maybe a vacation to somewhere cooler?

4 gang members charged in home invasion robbery

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 8:53pm

Four documented gang members were charged with numerous felonies Thursday for their part in a home invasion robbery last weekend.

Squat toilets, helicopters and $12K worth of toilet paper: How national parks deal with human waste from visitors

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 21st - 8:21pm

Getting the poop out of national parks takes a lot more work than you might think.

Utah agencies taking 'wait-and-see' approach to Trump's agency overhaul idea

Marjorie Cortez, KSL and Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:47pm

Utah agency heads may be taking a "wait-and-see" approach to President Trump's proposed federal government overhaul, but the leader of the National Education Association calls it an attempt to distract the nation from the ongoing border crisis.

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