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APNewsBreak: Obama actions test workplace ideas

04/06/2014 10:10am
Lacking congressional backing to raise wages or end gender pay disparities, President Barack Obama is imposing his policies directly on federal contractors, following a long-established tradition of presidents exerting their powers on a fraction of the economy directly under their control.

Established and aspiring poets gather to celebrate craft

04/06/2014 10:36am
An intimate group gathered in a conference room at the Salt Lake City Public Library Saturday to share their thoughts, observations and hearts in words at a teenage poetry extravaganza event.

Robert Downey Jr. invites kids over to watch 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

04/06/2014 10:36am
As if you needed one more reason to think Robert Downey Jr. was awesome. He celebrated his birthday by having a screening party of "Captain America: The WInter Soldier" with a bunch of kids.

184th Annual General Conference talk summaries (+photos)

04/06/2014 10:38am
Summaries of the talks given during the 184th Annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Rwanda genocide: Man and victim now friends

04/06/2014 11:07am
She lost her baby daughter and her right hand to a manic killing spree. He wielded the machete that took both. Yet today, despite coming from opposite sides of an unspeakable shared past, Alice Mukarurinda and Emmanuel Ndayisaba are friends.

Why do so many have such a beef with paternity leave?

04/06/2014 11:56am
Even after Boomer Esiason apologized for what he called his "insensitive" comment about scheduling a C-section before the season started, his suggestion plus critical stances by other radio hosts demonstrate how much paternity leave is still not widely accepted in our society.

Tetris in the sky: Gamers play on Philly building

04/06/2014 12:32pm
Sam Robinson said it's been about 15 years since he last played the videogame Tetris on a Game Boy. On Saturday night, he played it on the side of a skyscraper.

Afghan election hailed as Taliban threat remains

04/06/2014 3:34pm
Afghans and the international community hailed its presidential election as a triumph of democracy over violence Sunday, despite complaints about ballot shortages and sporadic fraud after millions of people braved a Taliban threat to vote for a new president. But some cautioned against declaring a premature defeat of the Islamic militants.

David Archuleta: Called to Serve

04/06/2014 3:37pm
American Idol runner-up David Archuleta and his decision to put his career on hold for two years to serve an LDS Church mission.

Jerusalem: Link to the past, hope of the future

04/06/2014 5:00pm
A look at the connection between Utah and the Holy Land.

Ogden woman ejected from vehicle in Brigham City accident dies

04/06/2014 6:01pm
A 57-year-old woman has died from her injuries suffered in a single- car accident after she was ejected from her vehicle Saturday.

Real Women, Real Faith

04/06/2014 6:04pm
Follow the stories of five women as they confront the challenges of life. From depression to divorce to the death of a loved one, see how these women rely on their faith during times of trial.

Public played major role in robber's arrest, police say

04/06/2014 6:43pm
Police arrested a man in connection with a Zions Bank robbery on Friday afternoon.

Fire displaces 4 Orem families; damage estimated at $775K

04/06/2014 8:20pm
A fire in Orem Saturday damaged four town homes, displacing their inhabitants.

Cedar City man started house fire, taunted authorities with spear, police say

04/06/2014 8:35pm
A Cedar City man was arrested Saturday after police say he assaulted a family member, started a house fire and taunted police with sharp weapons.

Fire destroys Sandy home

04/06/2014 9:07pm
Sandy fire officials are investigating the cause of blaze that destroyed a home Saturday afternoon on Bettina Avenue. Two people inside were able to escape to safety and a neighbor attempted to douse the fire with a garden hose.

Near Fort Hood, church service honors fallen

04/06/2014 9:21pm
The church program pictured an empty road being enveloped by the dark clouds of a sweeping thunderstorm, and the service's lesson was from Isaiah 35:4, "Be strong, fear not." The preacher implored those gathered Sunday that they would find hope in God, but also acknowledged the question on everyone's mind: Why Fort Hood — again?

Sick baby's parents defend sailing trip with kids

04/06/2014 10:11pm
U.S. sailors rescued an American family with an ill 1-year-old from a sailboat that broke down hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast — boarding them Sunday onto a San Diego-bound Navy ship so the girl could get medical treatment.

One on One: Kyle Van Noy, Elaine Bradley, Spencer Hadley, Vai Sikahema

04/06/2014 10:26pm
KSL's Dave McCann goes One on One with NFL prospects Kyle Van Noy and Spencer Hadley to talk about bouncing back and the importance of listening to mom. Neon Trees drummer Elaine Bradley speaks about courage, and Vai Sikahema talks time management.

Film of forgiveness inspires Midvale parishioners

04/06/2014 10:36pm
On Sunday, Midvale's St. James Episcopal Church featured the film "Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness" that highlights compelling stories of reconciliation following devastating tragedies.

Possible signals from lost jet's black boxes heard

04/06/2014 10:51pm
Searchers hunting for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet raced toward a patch of the southern Indian Ocean on Sunday to determine whether a few brief sounds picked up by underwater equipment came from the plane's black boxes, whose battery-powered pingers are on the verge of dying out.

184th Annual LDS General Conference concludes

04/06/2014 11:07pm
Messages from the Sunday sessions included an emphasis on love, gratitude and faith. The number of full-time missionaries was announced at 83,000 worldwide.

Curry, Thompson lead Warriors past Jazz 130-102

04/06/2014 11:12pm
Klay Thompson scored 33 points, Stephen Curry added 31 points and 16 assists, and the Golden State Warriors eased past the Utah Jazz 130-102 Sunday night to keep pace in the Western Conference playoff race.

14-year-old alleged victim of Ryan Schaffer tells his story

04/06/2014 11:12pm
Ryan Mitchell Schaffer sits behind bars at the Weber County Jail accused of kidnapping and sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy. Now that boy is coming forward to tell his story.