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LDS Church moves non-citizen missionaries out of Venezuela

03/18/2014 7:02am
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is moving some missionaries out of Venezuela because of political unrest.

Fire destroys shed, damages neighboring structures

03/18/2014 7:13am
About 20 firefighters responded Monday to a fire in Hooper that destroyed a shed and spread to neighboring sheds and two camp trailers.

Volunteer knocked unconscious during search for runaway teen

03/18/2014 7:35am
A 17-year-old boy got a letter from his mother that he didn't like, so he stormed off from his wilderness therapy group. One person was injured in the effort to find the boy.

Forget text messaging, the 'oPhone' lets you send smells

03/18/2014 7:54am
A new generation of engineers are going beyond sight and sound to produce devices that use our untapped faculties. Perhaps the most exciting breakthroughs are in the form of smell-centered communication.

Delta plane loses wing panel during flight

03/18/2014 8:19am
A Delta Air Lines plane lost a panel on one of its wings during a flight from Orlando to Atlanta. It landed safely.

Putin signs treaty to add Crimea to map of Russia

03/18/2014 9:07am
With a sweep of his pen, President Vladimir Putin added Crimea to the map of Russia on Tuesday, describing the move as correcting past injustice and responding to what he called Western encroachment upon Russia's vital interests.

Jodi Arias retrial set for September 8

03/18/2014 9:29am
Jury selection for Jodi Arias' penalty phase retrial will begin September 8, according to a tweet Monday from the official account of Maricopa County (Arizona) Superior Court.

Big nets may be installed under Golden Gate Bridge

03/18/2014 9:52am
A $66 million project will install giant nets under the entire 1.7-mile span of the Golden Gate Bridge. The bridge is one of the most popular suicide spots in the world and proponents of the plan say the nets will save lives.

The secrets of buying vs building - 5 questions to ask yourself

03/18/2014 10:00am
Buying vs building a home can be a huge debate. Here are several questions to consider before you do either.

Nevada mom pleads guilty in child cancer hoax case

03/18/2014 10:02am
A 36-year-old Nevada woman was sentenced to a year in the Mesquite city jail and ordered to pay almost $750 in restitution for raising money with a false claim that her 7-year-old son had cancer.

Missing heroines: Why Hollywood believes only men can save the world

03/18/2014 10:11am
This spring and summer, audiences will have the opportunity to see many superhero films, but a female-led superhero movie is still absent. Audiences, especially young girls, need to see well-rounded female characters and female-led superhero films.

10 tips to become a wilderness survivor

03/18/2014 11:02am
Surviving in Utah's wild places when lost takes more than being prepared, it requires thinking. This two-part series focuses on how to prepare your pack, your mind, and your spirit for the unexpected hazards of wilderness travel.

Jazz checking the foundation for the future

03/18/2014 11:17am
The Jazz have had a rough year, tests and struggles will test the future and foundation for the Utah Jazz.

Caretakers of adult parents could get tax break, expert says

03/18/2014 11:32am
Caretakers of adult parents might be eligible for a small break on their taxes. But getting this tax relief can be trickier than people may expect.

Oldest cancer found in ancient human skeleton, archaeologists say

03/18/2014 11:45am
The oldest case of metastatic cancer has been discovered in the 3,000-year-old skeleton of a young man, archaeologists said. They said it shows cancer is not just a modern disease.

Surviving bad weather with children, no screen time

03/18/2014 11:58am
Activity ideas to keep antsy kids entertained during bad weather days, without TV and other screen-related technologies

Premier trailer for 'The Maze Runner' released

03/18/2014 12:01pm
The first trailer for the adaptation of the novel "The Maze Runner" has been released, and it's quickly catching the attention of moviegoers.

Have You Seen This? Yosemite's inspirational glory

03/18/2014 1:16pm
Two filmmakers hiked more than 200 miles to make awe-inspiring time-lapse videos in Yosemite National Park.

New set of emails, texts on N.J. bridge scandal turned over to judge

03/18/2014 1:31pm
Newly revealed emails between key figures in a political scandal roiling the administration of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie were turned over to a state court judge on Monday.

User photos: This week in news

03/18/2014 1:45pm
This week's user photos include: a house explosion in Provo, wind damage from the storm that rolled through northern Utah on Monday, a kitten rescued by firefighters in Wendover, a truck fire in Bountiful that resulted in a total loss and a fire at the Vivint offices in Lindon.

Do you make these pedestrian mistakes?

03/18/2014 2:00pm
Accidents happen, but that doesn't mean you can't do your part to avoid unnecessary injury. Follow these guidelines to help protect yourself as a pedestrian.

5 video games ready for the big screen

03/18/2014 2:03pm
With "Need for Speed" finding the same critical success as its game- to-film predecessors, here are five games that may help Hollywood break the video game curse.

Police warn of man who groped woman in BYU housing

03/18/2014 2:15pm
A man entered a women's apartment in Wyview and then grabbed a woman inappropriately when she confronted him, BYU campus police said. There have been seven groping incidents on or near campus in 2014 so far.

Person killed in crash near Strawberry Reservoir identified

03/18/2014 4:02pm
A crash involving a tractor-trailer truck and two passenger vehicles on U.S. 40 near Strawberry Reservoir killed one person Monday and critically injured another.

Police seek 'Ski Bum Bandit'

03/18/2014 4:18pm
Police are asking for help to identify a man who is suspected of robbing five banks.

3-D printer saves toddler struggling to breathe

03/18/2014 4:59pm
When Garrett Peterson was born, nurses couldn't rotate his head from side to side. Doing so made him turn blue instantly.

Eric Millerberg gets 6-years-to-life sentence in baby sitter's death

03/18/2014 5:29pm
Eric Millerberg, a man convicted of child abuse homicide in the death of 16-year-old Alexis Rasmussen, was ordered Tuesday to spend up to the rest of his life in prison.

Carrie Underwood to headline Stadium of Fire

03/18/2014 5:45pm
For a second time, Carrie Underwood will be headlining the Stadium of Fire performance on July 4.

Sim Gill announces re-election bid, 3rd person seeks 4th Congressional seat

03/18/2014 5:49pm
It's been a big and busy Tuesday morning as several political candidates announced their intentions for the upcoming election season.

Firefighter injured during fire at Vivint warehouse

03/18/2014 6:15pm
Firefighters were working to get a fire at Vivint under control Tuesday morning.

1,000 gallons of used motor oil dumped in Davis County sewer

03/18/2014 6:41pm
Authorities in Davis County are trying to find whoever illegally dumped about 1,000 gallons of used motor oil into sewer lines last month.

Utah 3rd in nation for summer job prospects

03/18/2014 6:47pm
Utah ranks the third-highest in the nation for employment outlook in the coming months, according to a recent survey.

Local band to record with Daft Punk producers

03/18/2014 6:55pm
Sound Spotlight: We Are The Strike has reached great heights in the Provo scene, and hopes to expand its fan base worldwide.

Seattle news helicopter crash: 'Ball of flames'

03/18/2014 7:09pm
A news helicopter crashed into the street and exploded into flames Tuesday near Seattle's Space Needle, killing two people on board, badly injuring a man in a car and sending plumes of black smoke over the city during the morning commute.

9 cheap, DIY projects that will make your life easier

03/18/2014 7:28pm
People always want to make life just a little bit easier, and if it happens to be something you can do yourself and is adorable, then all the better. Today I list nine DIY projects that you can do and the appropriate links that will help you.

Downtown Disney fish tank bursts

03/18/2014 7:38pm
A Downtown Disney restaurant in Florida sprang a leak Monday as diners were enjoying their meals.

The Rev. France Davis celebrates 40 years of service

03/18/2014 7:47pm
The congregation at Calvary Baptist Church is marking the 40 years of service of Pastor France Davis with 40 days of celebration.

Utah firm making crude oil from discarded plastic

03/18/2014 8:19pm
A Salt Lake City-based entrepreneur and her partner have developed a proprietary process that turns recycled waste plastic into crude oil that can be made into gasoline, kerosene and diesel easier than the oil that comes straight from the ground.

Is it possible to never argue with a spouse again?

03/18/2014 8:34pm
Using some humor, realistic advice and personal experience, here are five ideas to help avoid unnecessary quarrels with a spouse.

Utah's 'goblin topplers' plead guilty to misdemeanor charges

03/18/2014 9:11pm
Glenn Tuck Taylor and David Benjamin Hall, who made international headlines last year for toppling a prehistoric rock formation at Goblin Valley State Park, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges Tuesday in an Emery County courtroom.

Family of slain West Jordan girl grateful for community support

03/18/2014 10:15pm
The family of 6-year-old Sierra Newbold, who was abducted, raped and killed nearly two years ago, will have their house remodeled thanks to the generous donations of their neighbors.

Husband raising money to honor wife who died BASE jumping

03/18/2014 10:21pm
The husband of a woman who died while BASE jumping has started a fundraiser in her honor.

Park City family searching for person who killed their dog

03/18/2014 10:28pm
A family is searching for the person who shot and killed their dog with a pellet gun.

Bad gasoline pumped into Payson gas station affects residents' cars

03/18/2014 10:46pm
A bad shipment of gasoline made its way to a Payson gas station and into some customers' cars.

Plumber ad concerns couple whose child died following toilet mishap

03/18/2014 11:16pm
A Utah family is outraged by an ad they claim is insensitive, and they're warning parents about the hidden danger that lurks for their small children in bathrooms.