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Needs go unmet 6 months after Maria hit Puerto Rico

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:56pm

Generators are still humming. Candles are still flickering. Homes are still being repaired.


New blast sends bombing investigators to Texas FedEx center

Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:46pm

Investigators pursuing a suspected serial bomber in the Texas capital shifted their attention Tuesday to a FedEx shipping center near San Antonio where a package exploded on a conveyor belt in the middle of the night and caused minor injuries to a worker.

Facebook's data crisis deepens as questions mount

Mark Thompson, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:45pm

Facebook is facing a crescendo of questions about how its user data came to be harvested for political purposes as investors continue to take fright at the risk the scandal poses to its business.

Police seek public's help in identifying man in Layton bank robbery

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:25pm

Police are searching for a man they say walked into a bank brandishing a handgun and demanding money before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash Tuesday morning.

Sheriff: Teenager dead, 2 wounded in Maryland high school

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:14pm

A teenager with a handgun shot a girl inside his Maryland high school Tuesday before he was fatally wounded during a confrontation with a school resource officer, a sheriff said.

Police identify father allegedly stabbed by son in South Salt Lake

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:05pm

Police have identified a 65-year old man who died after his adult son allegedly stabbed him at a South Salt Lake apartment, authorities said.

Ben Anderson: Unlikable Jazz are easy team to love

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:45am

The Jazz have seen a recent uptick in technical fouls and on the court fights, but despite the brash play, they are as enjoyable as ever.

UHP trooper hits, arrests wrong-way driver with history of DUIs

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:38am

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper intentionally sideswiped a wrong-way driver on the Legacy Highway late Monday to stop the man before he injured or killed someone.

Gas leak in Lehi closes road, forces evacuations at Outlets at Traverse Mountain

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:36am

A gas leak near the Outlets at Traverse Mountain in Lehi closed an intersection and forced evacuations Tuesday morning.

Measuring the toll of the opioid epidemic is tougher than it seems

Charles Ornstein, Propublica  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:32am

One of our editors set out to create an ambitious list of data sources on the opioid epidemic. Much of what he found was out of date, and some data contradicted other data.

Police: $1K reward offered in locating man who struck women with baseball bat

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:01am

Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man wanted in connection with assaulting his ex-girlfriend and another person with a baseball bat at a restaurant parking lot earlier this month.

World's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, dies

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:59am

The death of the world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, doesn't end efforts to save a subspecies of one of the world's most recognizable animals. The focus now turns to his stored semen and that of four other dead rhinos, as well as the perfection of in vitro fertilization techniques and the critical need to keep the remaining two females alive.


Intermountain Healthcare employees brace for more job cuts

Matthew Piper, Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:31am

Weeks after 2,300 Intermountain Healthcare billing employees learned that their jobs will be outsourced to a for-profit company with a checkered past, other nonclinical employees have been told that their departments will soon be reorganized.

Provo Center Street reopens after fire causes closure

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:54am

Provo Center Street reopened after closing for several hours Tuesday morning due to a fire in the area, police said.

Political party caucus meetings on tap Tuesday across Utah

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:32am

Political parties in Utah will hold caucus meetings Tuesday night to elect delegates and cast votes for candidates to run in primary and general elections.

Ryan hopes spending bill disputes can be settled Tuesday

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:02am

Battles over priorities in a huge government-wide spending bill are essentially settled, leaving a scaled-back plan for President Donald Trump's border wall and a huge rail project that pits Trump against Capitol Hill's most powerful Democrat as the top issues to be solved.

How Facebook likes could profile voters for manipulation

Barbara Ortutay and Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:00am

Facebook "likes" can tell a lot about a person. Maybe even enough to fuel a voter-manipulation effort like the one a Trump-affiliated data-mining firm stands accused of — and which Facebook may have enabled.

Huntsman Cancer Institute joins study aimed at improving leukemia screening, treatment

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 8:29am

The Huntsman Cancer Institute will be one of just a handful of health organizations to oversee an extensive clinical study aimed at better determining which new treatments work best for acute myeloid leukemia patients on a case-by-case basis.

5 famous people whose bad financial decisions cost them their fortunes

FSI Mortgage  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 8:00am

Five famous people who were rich, but lost it all.

Police: Man stole woman's $10K winnings outside Wendover casino

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:19am

A Bountiful man is accused of stealing $10,000 in winnings from a woman by ripping her purse from her hands in a casino parking lot.

Romney seeks Marriott post he can't hold as a US senator

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:02am

Mitt Romney is running for re-election to Marriott International's board of directors, but his campaign said Monday that he'll resign from that post if elected in November to the U.S. Senate.


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