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Seoul: North Korea committed to US summit, denuclearization

Hyung-Jin Kim and Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:32pm

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed in the rivals' surprise meeting to sitting down with President Donald Trump and to a "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula." The Korean leaders' second summit in a month Saturday saw bear hugs and broad smiles, but their quickly arranged meeting appears to highlight a sense of urgency on both sides of the world's most heavily armed border.

US raises concerns about illnesses tied to synthetic cannabinoids

Julian Hattem, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:39pm

U.S. health officials are urging states to regulate marijuana oil extracts after investigating a rash of illnesses tied to the products in Utah.

Jordan School District breaks ground on new Bluffdale schools

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:05pm

Many students are starting summer vacation as we head into Memorial Day weekend, and the Jordan School District is making sure they all have classrooms in the future.

Make-A-Wish kids become 'pilots for a day'

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:25pm

A group of nine children and their parents from Make-A-Wish Utah visited Hill Air Force Base this week to earn their wings during a “Pilot for a Day" program.

More evacuations ordered on Hawaii's Big Island as volcano activity intensifies

Nicole Chavez, CNN  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:46pm

Firefighters went door-to-door urging some residents of Leilani Estates on Hawaii's Big Island to leave as lava from the Kilauea volcano continued to flow, threatening more homes.

'This isn't just a weekend for barbecues': Display honors Utah's fallen military members

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:10pm

To honor Utah's military families, Operation Hero has set up the Fallen Boots display, featuring 257 combat boots for the 257 Utah military members who have lost their lives since Sept.11, 2001.

Wildfire prompts campground evacuations in Uintah County

Jordan Ormond, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:42pm

A wildfire burning in north-western Uintah County is prompting the evacuation of several campgrounds.

Neighbors of Josh Holt looking forward to his return

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:00pm

Even after hearing the news that Josh Holt was on his way home to the United States Saturday, those who know him still can’t believe it.

Real Salt Lake earns first road win of season, 1-0 at Seattle

KSL Sports  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:27pm

Sebastian “Bofo” Saucedo scored his first career MLS goal, and Nick Rimando made four saves to make it stand up, as Real Salt Lake earned its first win on the road, 1-0 over Seattle at CenturyLink Field.

'Quiet revolution' leads to abortion rights win in Ireland

Gregory Katz, Renata Brito and Leo Enright, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:50pm

In the end, it wasn't even close. Irish voters — young and old, male and female, farming types and city-bred folk — endorsed expunging an abortion ban from their largely Catholic country's constitution by a two-to-one margin, referendum results compiled Saturday showed.

Former teacher concerned more students may have been abused by custodian

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:31pm

Are there more victims? That’s the question a former Nebo School District teacher is asking following the arrest of an elementary school custodian.

Texas officer arrested in fatal shooting of off-duty deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:28pm

A Texas police officer is accused of fatally shooting his brother, who was a deputy sheriff, during what may have been a welfare check.

Thousands of geologists talk shop, explore Utah's wonders

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:29pm

The American Association of Petroleum Geologists brought more than 4,000 professionals to Salt Lake City this week for the first time since 2003, with hundreds taking advantage of 13 field trips that included visits to multiple national parks.

Polygamous town under scrutiny picks outsider as chief

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:48pm

A polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border has hired an outsider as its new police chief, selecting a retired Salt Lake City area police officer with no ties to the fundamentalist Mormon group that controlled the town for a century until federal government crackdowns.

Have You Seen This? Irish girl’s royal disappointment is adorable

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:02pm

This wee one cried all the tears when she realized she wasn’t invited to the royal wedding.

Mitt Romney has big lead against Mike Kennedy in Senate primary, poll shows

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:15pm

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has a huge lead over state Rep. Mike Kennedy with the Republican primary election just a month away, a new UtahPolicy.com poll shows.

Plane landing on I-15 southbound closes 2 lanes in Riverdale; no injuries

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:14pm

An airplane emergency landing on I-15 has closed two southbound lanes, officials said.

New technology from Utah company aims to improve response to school shootings

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:37pm

A Utah company that develops and sells body armor unveiled new technology Friday aimed at improving the response times to school shootings and reducing the resulting casualties.

Report details multiple inmate abuse violations at Daggett jail

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:57am

The Utah Department of Corrections' final report looking into allegations of inmate abuse at the Daggett County Jail details incidents of sleeping on duty, deploying Tasers on inmates for soda and using inmates to train police dogs.

Defending champs Portland hand Utah Royals first road loss of season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:45am

Christine Sinclair and Lindsay Horan each scored a goal in the first half, and the Portland Thorns shut out Utah, 2-0 in front of 15,113 fans Friday night at Providence Park.

U. researchers: Lightning can produce gamma rays

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:22am

A massive University of Utah-led study published last week confirms lightning can produce gamma rays and scientists hope the discovery will help them further understand how lightning happens.

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