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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Behind the support for Brexit and Trump: Economic resentment

The United Kingdom's stunning vote to leave the European Union was driven by much of the same sentiment that fueled Donald Trump's insurgent march toward the Republican presidential nod: a... Read more »

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'Warriors Over the Wasatch' on track to exceed 600,000 attendance (+photos)

An estimated 300,000 Utahns packed parking lots blocks away and stood in massive lines to see Saturday's "Warriors Over the Wasatch" air show Saturday, one of Utah's largest events. Read more »

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For better or worse, California goes its own way on education, rejecting test- and results-driven models

Pushing equal finding and localized control, Governor Brown remembers influential essay prompt: "Write your impression of a green leaf." Read more »

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Video game 'Thoughts and Prayers' mocks political inaction on gun violence

Amid some congressional representatives' calls to end moments of silence following mass shootings and other filibustering to try and inspire more stringent gun control measures, video game... Read more »

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Did the New York Times belittle mothers with its 'Mom Hair' article?

In a recent article, the New York Times offered new mothers tips to avoid a growing fashion faux pas it dubbed, "Mom Hair." Mothers took to Twitter to protest. Read more »

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The pro-life plan that could reverse recent attitudes on marriage

It's been one year since the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, and a leading defender of traditional marriage says it's time to take a page from the pro-life movement as a strategy to... Read more »

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Why any job might be better than no job for teens

Jobs for teens used to be a summer staple, but increasingly, that kind of employment is hard to come by. It's worth searching out, though, experts say, for the benefits kids reap that have almost... Read more »

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How health, schooling and money are all sacrificed for a meal in Venezuela

The people of Venezuela are starving. Despite laying claim to the world’s largest oil reserves, the nation’s economy has tumbled and left everyday staples like food and electricity in... Read more »

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Pope visits Armenia's closed border with Turkey on last day

Pope Francis is wrapping up his trip to Armenia with a Sunday liturgy in the Apostolic cathedral celebrated by his Orthodox hosts and a visit to Armenia's closed border with Turkey amid new... Read more »

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Crews continue to battle 'inaccessible' Saddle Fire

The lightning-caused Saddle Fire has been raging for nearly two weeks, and fire officials say its inaccessibility has kept it at only 5 percent containment. Read more »

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In need of help, Trump finds few willing to work for him

Donald Trump has finally acknowledged that to best compete against Hillary Clinton he needs more than the bare-bones campaign team that led him to primary success. But many of the most experienced... Read more »

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31-year-old man drowns at Blackridge Reservoir in Herriman

A 31-year-old Kearns man drowned Saturday afternoon at Blackridge Reservoir in Herriman, police said. Read more »

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Apocalypse when? How teachings on the end of the world affect modern faith groups

ISIS is an extreme example of how an apocalyptic worldview affects the way people of faith engage with the world. Read more »

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Costco begins new credit card agreement

Costco switches from American Express to Visa credit card accounts for its customers. Read more »

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Officials: 150 homes burned in deadly California wildfire

A voracious and deadly wildfire in central California has burned 150 homes and the toll may rise, fire officials said Saturday. Read more »

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Arches Health Plan shutdown leaves $33 million in unpaid claims

With $17.8 million in the bank and about $33 million in liabilities, officials with the Utah Department of Insurance say they are doing the best they can to pay off Arches' outstanding claims. Read more »

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Woman surrenders after SWAT standoff in Roy

A woman surrendered to police Friday night after a SWAT standoff that lasted more than four hours, though her home went up in flames just as she was doing so, police said. Read more »

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Shurtleff files motion to dismiss case

Saying he already has faced numerous unfair delays and that his due process has been violated, former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff filed a motion Friday to have his case dismissed. Read more »

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At least 14 killed in Somalia hotel attack; police say incident ended

At least 14 people were killed when gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia's seaside capital and took an unknown number of hotel guests hostage, police and medical workers said Saturday, before security... Read more »

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U. stadium gets bigger scoreboard, better sound system

Anyone driving on 500 South by Rice-Eccles Stadium has probably seen it: a new giant video scoreboard. But it’s not just a big video screen. It’s also a brand new sound system that... Read more »

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23 dead in West Virginia floods; search and rescue continues

Heavy rains that pummeled West Virginia left at least 23 people dead, and authorities said Saturday that an unknown number of people in the hardest-hit county remained unaccounted for. Read more »

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Banished to the backyard and other parenting approaches to discipline

A New Mexico couple tried many things to curb their teenage son's stealing. Their latest attempt to rein in the youth has garnered national attention and a lot of second-guessing: They've banished... Read more »

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Why Americans embrace on-screen depictions of the end of the world

The apocalypse is everywhere in contemporary entertainment, appearing in shows like "The Walking Dead" and "The Leftovers." Read more »

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What Costco shoppers should know about the American Express-to-Visa switch

Costco's new deal with Visa, effective Monday, has numerous benefits for cardholders, such as 4 percent back on gasoline purchases. Read more »

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Could Brexit be an apocalyptic prediction?

Political unrest in the European Union might sound familiar to fans of the "Left Behind" book series. Read more »

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Love won't go to GOP national convention

Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, won't attend the Republican National Convention despite being elected a delegate. Read more »

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BBC mini-documentary reveals life of those poor and pregnant in the Bronx

In a six-part mini-documentary called “9 Months in the Bronx” released June 16, the BBC explores the difficulties poor and minority women face when it comes to giving birth while on... Read more »

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Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'

Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Read more »

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Fire destroys Millcreek home after downed power lines hamper crews' efforts

A fire destroyed a Millcreek home late Friday afternoon, the Unified Fire Authority reported. Read more »

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Will 'Brexit' vote help Trump in Utah?

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said during a brief congressional trip to London last week that the level of support for the referendum on Britain's exit from the European Union was palpable. Read more »

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Meet the retired nurse who pays women not to have abortions

A Pennsylvania woman is working to stop abortion one pregnancy at a time — by paying women to carry their babies to term. Read more »

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Brooklyn's bed: Parents of 4-year-old brain cancer survivor search for a safe place to sleep

Until recently, the 4-year-old brain cancer survivor was sleeping on a modified trampoline her parents built because the insurance company denied their request for a medical bed, which ranges... Read more »

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Pine Valley residents prepare for worst as wildfire grows

All of Pine Valley remained affected by voluntary evacuation orders Friday as the wildfire threatening the area continued to grow. Read more »

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NFL players with Utah ties visit kids at Primary Children's Hospital

NFL players visited kids at Primary Children's Hospital Friday morning. Each of the players who came was raised in Utah or had played for a Utah university. The event was sponsored by the Don... Read more »

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Elderly couple dead, 80 homes burn in California wildfire

A vast and voracious wildfire that has burned at least 80 homes in central California killed an elderly couple as they tried to flee, authorities said. Read more »

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How Brexit impacts the higher-education sector

The recent Brexit vote has caused concern among the higher-education sector, since it may spark significant changes in the U.K. higher-education system that then may cause rippling impacts on... Read more »

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Evangelicals and refugees: Care first, conversion maybe later

This is the first in a three-part series that looks at evangelical Christians’ complex views of the global migrant crisis as well as how refugees are reacting to evangelical outreach. Read more »

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Southern Baptists are going to need a bigger tent

The Southern Baptist Convention was so famously insular for so long that it earned its own joke about members believing they’re the only ones in heaven. Read more »

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The reason these Texas highway signs dating back to the 1930s are now sparking controversy

A debate is raging in the small city of Hondo, Texas, where atheist activists are asking officials to remove two signs that designate the local area "God's country," with secularists calling the... Read more »

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Utah Arts Festival expects 90,000 visitors for its 40th year

The Utah Arts Festival, marking its 40th year, is one of only 11 festivals in the country consecutively running since 1976. It runs downtown through Sunday. Read more »

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Judge to decide in 3 months whether uncle, niece will face murder trial

A decision on whether an uncle and niece will stand trial on charges stemming from a 2004 killing won't be made until September. Read more »

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The actual and predicted financial fallout of Brexit for America

Brexit has already impacted stocks, mortgage rates and currency exchange and could impact trade as well. Read more »

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Arm in arm: Twin sisters build robotic prosthetic arm for national competition

Twin 14-year-old sisters built a robotic prosthetic arm for the national Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement competition held at Weber State University this week. Jasmine and Karina... Read more »

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Utah gets high marks for child well-being, falls behind in health care

Utah again ranks among the top 10 states for overall child well-being, according to an annual report by the Annie E. Case Foundation published this week. Read more »

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Primary Children's Hospital chaplains laugh, cry and pray with families

They listen, laugh, cry and pray with kids and their parents who are suffering. From Catholic Mass to LDS Sacrament Meeting, Primary Children's Hospital chaplain services provide emotional support... Read more »

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Motivational speaker Robbins' coal walk burns more than 30 (+video)

More than 30 people who attended an event with motivational speaker Tony Robbins have been treated for burns after Robbins encouraged them to walk on hot coals as a way of conquering their fears,... Read more »

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Grass fire burns 6 acres near Weber River; county adds fire restrictions

A grass fire burned through 6 acres near the Weber River in Ogden on Friday before it was contained, authorities said. Read more »

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Trial ordered for politician accused of impersonating LDS general authority

A former Utah County commissioner was ordered Friday to stand trial on charges that he bilked investors for millions after impersonating an LDS Church general authority to assure the development... Read more »

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Photos: United Way volunteers spring into action

Volunteers do landscaping work during the United Way Day of Action at Hillcrest High School in Midvale on Friday. Read more »

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Draper man charged with murdering Utah woman in Wyoming motel

An 18-year-old Draper man was charged Friday in Wyoming with stabbing one Utah woman to death and injuring a second in a Rock Springs motel. Read more »

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