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Venezuelans recycle worthless bolivar bills into crafts

Luz Dary Depablos, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:51pm

A family of Venezuelan immigrants to Colombia are repurposing their worthless bolivars into origami-made paper wallets, belts and even purses as the currency plunges further in value amid four-digit inflation.

Political end to Olympics: NKorea offers talks with US

Ted Anthony, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:20pm

The overtly political 2018 Winter Olympics closed Sunday night very much as they began, with humanity's finest athletes marching exuberantly across the world stage as three nations with decades of war and suspicion among them shared a VIP box — and a potential path away from conflict.

New Samsung phone: Nicer camera, static design, higher price

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:19pm

Samsung unveiled new smartphones with largely unchanged designs and incremental improvements such as a better camera — accompanied by a second annual price increase for many customers.

Man climbs through window to escape Sandy house fire

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:14pm

A man jumped out his bedroom window to escape a house fire in Sandy early Sunday morning. Fire officials say he's lucky to be alive.

California hiker found after 6 days missing in Yosemite park

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 7:10pm

A well-prepared California hiker missing for six days in the icy backcountry of Yosemite National Park was found in good health after an extensive search, officials said.

Michelle Obama to release memoir in November

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 5:48pm

Michelle Obama's memoir, one of the most highly anticipated books in recent years, is coming out Nov. 13.

Students return to Florida school where 17 were killed

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 5:09pm

Students at a Florida high school where 17 of their classmates and staff members were killed returned Sunday to gather their belongings thrown down in panic during the school shooting nearly two weeks ago.

Legislature: Vaping tax, campus civil liberties measures advance Staff  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 4:43pm

A Utah legislator's measure that would see a hefty tax on vaping products was somewhat usurped this week in the state legislature by a committee that recommended a smaller tax instead.

5 dead after tornado, flooding from central US storms

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 4:04pm

The death toll rose to at least five on Sunday after severe thunderstorms swept through the central U.S., spawning a tornado that flattened homes, gale force winds and widespread flooding from the Upper Midwest to Appalachia.

Have You Seen This? Quadruplet laughing fit

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 2:02pm

Your day is about to be made as you watch four babies get a case of the giggles.

Second weekend for 'Black Panther' is one of the best ever

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 1:16pm

"Black Panther" scored one of the best second weekends ever with an estimated $108 million in ticket sales, putting it on track to rank among the highest-grossing blockbusters ever.

Resolution commends Jordan School District for natural gas school bus fleet

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:27pm

A resolution commending the Jordan School District's fleet of natural gas-powered buses was advanced unanimously Friday by the House Transportation Committee.

Border Patrol's checkpoints overlooked in debate over wall

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 11:45am

As vehicles line up at the Border Patrol's checkpoint a half-hour drive's north of the U.S.-Mexico border, its agents have around 10 seconds to check each driver and decide which few they will stop for additional inspection.

Red Cross: 21 resigned or fired since 2015 in sexual misconduct cases

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 11:04am

The International Committee of the Red Cross has joined the list of prominent charities that have uncovered sexual misconduct among its staff.

China paves way for Xi Jinping to extend rule beyond 2 terms

Gillian Wong, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 10:34am

China's ruling Communist Party has proposed scrapping term limits for the country's president, the official news agency said Sunday, appearing to lay the groundwork for party leader Xi Jinping to rule as president beyond 2023.


Utah daughter saves her dad’s life with kidney donation

Sydney Jorgensen, Deseret News  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 10:21am

Madalyn Edwards and her father, Rob Deklerk, feel the events in their parallel lives through missionary service and organ donation have simply been "meant to be."

Man arrested in West Valley City after assaulting officer, causing concussion

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:56am

A man assaulted a police officer and gave him a concussion on Saturday after officers were called to a West Valley City home following the death of a child.

UHP: Man dies after suffering medical issue while driving on I-80

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:12am

A semi truck driver died while driving on I-80 in Tooele County on Saturday afternoon after he suffered a medical issue, officials said.

Bill inspired by elected official's struggle with dementia now in governor's hands

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:32am

A bill inspired by the controversy that swirled around former Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott received official approval from the Utah Legislature on Friday. It needs one more signature, from Gov. Gary Herbert, before it can become law.

Power outage affects thousands in Taylorsville

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:08am

More than 4,000 people were affected by a power outage in Taylorsville for about 45 minutes on Sunday morning, according to Rocky Mountain Power.


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