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Utah teachers experience American history first hand

09/16/2013 8:04am
Thousands of Utah students are receiving an exciting approach to their history classes, due in large part to the efforts of teachers over the summer.

Short sale opportunities fewer but still exist, experts say

09/16/2013 8:23am
Housing market insiders say they're seeing fewer short sale homes on the market. There are still plenty out there, but analysts say people need to find the right agent before considering one.

Scammers capitalizing on confusion over Affordable Care Act

09/16/2013 9:43am
Do you know what the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare" means to you? If not, you're not alone. Scammers are trying to take advantage of the confusion.

LDS Church joins 'growing chorus' of faiths asking followers to defend religious liberty

09/16/2013 9:45am
With the recent addition of animated multimedia and a Facebook page, the LDS Church is joining what one of its leaders said is a "growing chorus" of faith groups around the country seeking to engage followers in the issue of religious freedom.

A new Utah polygamous family on reality TV

09/16/2013 10:13am
Brady Williams has five wives, 24 children but no organized religion. The newest polygamous family from Utah on reality TV considers itself progressive and independent.

Are you being manipulated? How to stop it

09/16/2013 10:31am
This week for LIFEadvice, coach Kim Giles explains the warning signs of a manipulative relationship. She gives advice for dealing with or leaving a manipulation situation.

13-yr-old Indian girl begins microbiology master's

09/16/2013 11:04am
In a country where many girls are still discouraged from going to school, Sushma Verma is having anything but a typical childhood.

Correction: Colorado Flooding story

09/16/2013 11:27am
In a story Sept. 15 about Colorado flooding, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Estes Ark is a former toy store in Estes Park. Estes Ark continues in business as a toy store.

Accused White House shooter considering plea deal

09/16/2013 12:14pm
An Idaho man charged with trying to assassinate President Barack Obama by shooting an assault rifle at the White House will accept a plea deal.

Portion of WTC wall to go on display in Utah

09/16/2013 12:49pm
A portion of the World Trade Center wall will go on display in Salt Lake City on Friday before leaving for a 17-day statewide tour.

BYU and Utah announce football series in 2017 and 2018

09/16/2013 1:37pm
BYU and Utah announced a two-game football series to be played in 2017 and 2018.

Local theaters turn to Kickstarter as digital switch looms

09/16/2013 3:54pm
The Salt Lake Film Society, which operates the Broadway Center Cinemas and Tower Theater, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a costly transition to digital projection.

Woman fends off bear after it claws her dog

09/16/2013 4:20pm
A New Hampshire mom took action when she found a bear on the deck at her vacation house.

Boston homeless man glad to turn in lost money

09/16/2013 4:46pm
A homeless Boston man who police said turned in a backpack containing tens of thousands of dollars in cash and traveler's checks said even if he were desperate he wouldn't have kept "even a penny."

Prison relocation committee finalizing bid details

09/16/2013 5:04pm
The parents of an inmate at the Utah State Prison on Monday urged a committee considering relocating the decades-old facility to make sure it's not moved too far from the families of those locked up inside.

West Valley officer's termination 'not in line,' attorney says

09/16/2013 5:30pm
Attorney for the West Valley City officer who was fired Thursday said the officer should still be receiving his salary and benefits.

Capital Theater under renovation during 100th year of operation

09/16/2013 6:38pm
The Capitol Theater will celebrate its 100th anniversary during 2013, while its primary resident, Ballet West, celebrates its 50th.

Man acquitted of deputy's murder pleads not guilty

09/16/2013 6:50pm
A man acquitted by a state jury last year of murdering a Millard County sheriff's deputy pleaded not guilty Monday to new federal charges filed against him for the same crime.

Man accused of shooting officer misses first court date, girlfriend pleads 'not guilty'

09/16/2013 7:05pm
The man accused of killing Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson did not appear at his a scheduled court hearing Monday afternoon. His attorney cited "health reasons."

Utah Lt. Gov. Greg Bell quits to fulfill family's 'financial needs'

09/16/2013 7:14pm
Utah Lt. Gov. Greg Bell announced Monday that he is stepping down, citing the need to earn more money to meet some financial obligations and plan for retirement.

PETA to put up 'payback' billboard after elk hunter is gored

09/16/2013 7:47pm
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals plans to put up a billboard targeting hunters after a Lehi man was gored in the neck earlier this month by the antlers of an elk he had killed.

Why you are teaching your daughter to be a mean girl

09/16/2013 7:50pm
"Mean girls" are becoming more and more common in our society. I believe that we, as mothers, are actually teaching our daughters how to be mean girls. Because of that, I also believe it is our responsibility to be the ones who stop it.

Utah firefighters train for large scale disasters

09/16/2013 8:31pm
Firefighters in Utah are training for rescues similar to the one performed by the Utah Task Force One team responding to the recent flooding in Colorado.

UN confirms chemical weapons used in Syria

09/16/2013 8:32pm
Careful not to blame either side for a deadly chemical weapon attack, U.N. inspectors reported Monday that rockets loaded with the nerve agent sarin had been fired from an area where Syria's military has bases, but said the evidence could have been manipulated in the rebel-controlled stricken neighborhoods.

Mom who lost 5 children in Ohio fire is in shock

09/16/2013 8:45pm
A mother who lost her five young children and boyfriend in a weekend mobile home fire was still in shock Monday, a family spokesman said.

Employment gap between rich, poor widest on record

09/16/2013 10:03pm
The gap in employment rates between America's highest- and lowest-income families has stretched to its widest levels since officials began tracking the data a decade ago, according to an analysis of government data conducted for The Associated Press.

23-year-old in serious condition after 100-foot fall

09/16/2013 10:27pm
A hiker was in serious condition Monday night after falling an estimated 100 feet in Bell Canyon.

13 dead after rampage by gunman at Navy Yard

09/16/2013 10:28pm
A defense-industry employee used his pass to get into the Washington Navy Yard and went on a deadly shooting rampage Monday, spraying bullets in the hallway and firing from a balcony on workers in an atrium below. Thirteen people were killed, including the gunman.

W. Bountiful man builds boat in backyard for over 13 years

09/16/2013 10:32pm
A Utah man is proving you can do anything you set your mind to by building a 35-foot boat in his backyard.

'There's no real reason for us to leave,' say many Coloradans

09/16/2013 10:34pm
Utah Task Force 1 spent a second day Monday checking homes and rescuing residents in the flood-ravaged area of Leftland Canyon in the mountains above Boulder, Colo.

Robert Redford offers support for LGBT rights at Utah event

09/16/2013 10:36pm
The mood was electric at Equality Utah's annual dinner with more than 2,000 people giving a standing ovation to filmmaker and activist Robert Redford as he offered his support for the state's LGBT community.

Orem woman petitions for Afghan husband to come home, meet son

09/16/2013 11:01pm
A Utah woman has created an online petition for her husband to be able to return home from Afghanistan to meet their one-year-old son.