Utah water quality regulators say a $3 increase per household on sewer rates would help the state address the most challenging water pollution problem they've seen since the federal Clean Water Act... Read more »
When it comes to meaningful reporting on education, the environment and the family, Deseret News reporters stand out in the Rocky Mountain region. Read more »
Senior Treasury officials were made aware in June 2012 that investigators were looking into complaints from tea party groups that they were being harassed by the Internal Revenue Service, a... Read more »
Family members believe a Utah County soldier missing in action in Afghanistan has been killed. Read more »
The Utah Department of Workforce Services reported Friday that Utah’s employment rate for April 2013 grew by an estimated 3.5 percent, adding 43,100 jobs to the economy compared to April 2012. Read more »
Sister Monson was a very private woman. She was kind, gentle and compassionate. She found people in need and helped them, but never wanted credit. Read more »
The pale, young Christian woman sat handcuffed in the courtroom, accused of insulting Islam while teaching history of religions to fourth-graders. A team of Islamist lawyers with long beards sang... Read more »
The growing use of unmanned surveillance "eyes in the sky" aircraft raises a thicket of privacy concerns, but Congress is getting mixed advice on what, if anything, to do about it. Read more »
The Obama administration denounced Russia on Friday for providing Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime with anti-ship missiles, saying the weapons would only worsen a war that Washington and... Read more »
The Navy lieutenant needed armed guards and an armored car to get to an exam site, in Kabul, Afghanistan. A deadly bomb attack also caused him to his miss classes — transmitted live via the... Read more »
It's 1.7 miles long. Its surface is covered in a sticky black substance similar to the gunk at the bottom of a barbecue. If it impacted Earth it would probably result in global extinction. Good... Read more »
There's an irony in the Internal Revenue Service's crackdown on conservative groups. Read more »
Two cups of coffee ended life on the run for an Internet sensation known as Kai the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker. Read more »
A Holladay man has been charged in the death of jogger who was hit by a car and killed in March. Read more »
Two commuter trains serving New York City collided in Connecticut during Friday's evening rush hour, sending 60 people to the hospital, including five with critical injuries, Gov. Dannel Malloy said. Read more »
President Barack Obama's budget would trim projected federal deficits by $1.1 trillion over the coming decade, using nearly $6 in higher revenues for every $1 in reduced spending to achieve it,... Read more »
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Tampa Bay area girl throwing the first pitch at a Rays game got a big surprise from her father, who had been stationed in Afghanistan for the past two years.... Read more »
NEW YORK — At 14, Tyler Cohen had never been out of the country or traveled without his Long Island family when he found himself in Costa Rica on a monthlong service trip for teens. Read more »
Colorado sheriffs upset with gun restrictions adopted in the aftermath of last year's mass shootings filed a federal lawsuit Friday, challenging the regulations as unconstitutional. Read more »
A coalition of environmental groups has dropped one of two lawsuits challenging last year's decision by federal officials to turn over management of Wyoming wolves to the state. Read more »
Trying to reset the agenda amid scandal in Washington, President Barack Obama turned his attention Friday to the economy and said lawmakers should spend every day resolute on how to help it grow... Read more »
The nation's largest retail industry organization fired back Friday, outlining reasons why a legally binding global pact to make Bangladesh clothing factories safer would expose merchants to undue... Read more »
Days after bursts of gunfire brought a chaotic and bloody end to a Mother's Day neighborhood parade in New Orleans, news of six arrests gave an organizer of the traditional event reason to... Read more »
The intentions of an Uzbekistan national accused of conspiring with an Islamic extremist group and how he came to be in Utah and Idaho remain unclear as he made his first court appearance Friday. Read more »
One of Alaska's most restless volcanoes has shot an ash cloud 15,000 feet into the air in an ongoing eruption that has drawn attention from a nearby community but isn't expected to threaten air... Read more »
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