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Lehi-based Pattern secures $52M funding round — one of the highest funding rounds for a female-founded company

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 11th - 6:26pm

The Lehi startup Pattern announced a $52 million Series A round of funding on Tuesday.

Tesla boosts turbocharged stock with plan for 5-for-1 split

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 11th - 5:42pm

Tesla will split its stock for the first time in its history so more investors can afford to buy a stake in the electric car pioneer following a meteoric rise in its market value.

Is it safe to ride public transit during the pandemic?

The Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 11th - 7:54am

Is it safe to ride public transit during the coronavirus pandemic?

Turkey vows to press ahead with energy search amid tensions

Suzan Fraser and Elena Becatoros, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 11th - 7:39am

Turkey vowed Tuesday to press ahead with searching for oil and gas in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, saying it plans to issue new exploration licenses for the area despite an escalating dispute with Greece over drilling rights.

The Latest: Confirmed coronavirus cases reach 20 million

The Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 10th - 7:53pm

The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in the world has reached 20 million. That’s according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 1:19pm

FIRE ENGULFS CELEBRITY CHEF RACHAEL RAY’S HOME

Sara Bareilles to star in Peacock comedy about a girl group

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 12:15pm

Sara Bareilles will be acting against type in her next role: She'll be playing a washed-up musician.

New this week: Selena Gomez, Jason Sudeikis & Gloria Estefan

The Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 10th - 9:49am

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.

Treasure-hunter finds 3,000-year-old hoard in Scotland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 8:23am

An amateur treasure-hunter has uncovered one of the most significant Bronze Age hoards ever found in Scotland, including jewelry and a 3,000-year-old sword, authorities said Monday.

Utah company develops an updated kid-safe smartphone to fight too much screen time

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Aug 10th - 8:08am

For parents, the decision of when to give their child a mobile phone can be a vexing question with the challenges of social media, potential cyberbullying and pervasiveness of online child predators.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 1:42am

WHAT’S UP WITH TRUMP’S ORDERS ON TIKTOK AND WECHAT?

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano ejects towering column of ash

The Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 10th - 1:36am

Indonesia's rumbling Mount Sinabung erupted Monday, sending a column of volcanic materials as high as 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the sky and depositing ash on villages.

Masks in class? Many questions as Germans go back to school

David Rising, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 9th - 6:10am

Masks during class, masks only in the halls, no masks at all. Distance when possible, no distance within same-grade groups, no distance at all.

Doctors, hospitals launch voter registration efforts

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 8th - 9:11pm

An emergency room doctor in Boston is assembling thousands of voter registration kits for distribution at hospitals and doctor's offices.

US kids, parents perform DIY tests for coronavirus science

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 8th - 10:32am

In a comfy suburb just outside Nashville, a young family swabs their noses twice a month in a DIY study seeking answers to some of the most vexing questions about the coronavirus.

$26M grant to spark USU as international catalyst for electrifying transportation

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 7th - 9:16pm

A five-year, $26 million grant was awarded to Utah State University by the National Science Foundation to establish an international research center to advance sustainable, electrified transportation.

US reports show racial disparities in kids with COVID-19

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 7th - 8:05pm

One of the CDC reports looked at children with COVID-19 who needed hospitalization. Hispanic children were hospitalized at a rate eight times higher than white kids, and Black children were hospitalized at a rate five times higher, it found.

4 US deaths tied to methanol-based hand sanitizers

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 7th - 5:56pm

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers can help stop the coronavirus from spreading, but drinking the products turned out to be deadly for four people in two states.

Ohio governor’s COVID-19 results show tests imperfections

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 7th - 2:02pm

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's positive-then-negative test results for the coronavirus are a reminder that no test is definitive.