U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Northwest Middle School in Salt Lake City on Thursday to discuss with educators their efforts to improve student performance. Read more »
an artist wishes Nelson Mandela improved health with a portrait sculpted from sand during his treatment in June for what the South African government has said is a lung infection. Colorful murals... Read more »
Parent Christina Thompson says a lockdown at Stansbury High School this week exposed a weakness in Tooele County School District protocol. Read more »
Doug Holladay says the Salvation Army saved him. On Thursday, he was able to fulfill his dying wish to give back. Read more »
The 2022 World Cup is still nine years away, but the tournament’s host country, Qatar, is currently under pressure to change its ways because of its human rights and work "abuses." Read more »
The Hardware Ranch Wildlife Management Area has announced this year’s Elk Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14. Read more »
Police and SWAT officers arrested a man after they say he barricaded himself in a Kearns home late Wednesday. Read more »
The Spanish Fork fire and ambulance divisions will test their all-call siren at noon on New Year's Day. Read more »
John Swallow resigned as attorney general this week after raising more than $150,000 in campaign funds during the year that could be spent in a variety of ways, including on legal bills. Read more »
The tradition of luminaires lining the streets of Alpine on Christmas Eve will mark its 22nd anniversary this Christmas Eve. Read more »
An improperly installed child seat is believed to have caused the death of an 3-year-old girl in a traffic accident Wednesday in Clinton. Read more »
Cedar Hills is seeking volunteers to participate in a water conservation committee. Read more »
It's been three months since Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson was shot and killed in the line of duty. Johnson’s mother and some of her friends decided to honor him and give back to the... Read more »
The Defense Ministry came under attack Thursday from a suicide car bomber and heavily armed gunmen, killing 52 people and wounding 167 in a fierce battle in the heart of Yemen's capital of Sanaa,... Read more »
The U.N. Security Council authorized increased military action by France and African troops in the Central African Republican to try to end near-anarchy amid an upsurge in Muslim-Christian... Read more »
Four people have been charged in connection with a nearly year-long copper theft operation that resulted in approximately $1.5 million in losses and damages from the Trixie Mine in the Tintic... Read more »
ARKANSAS The National Weather Service issued an ice storm warning for the Interstate 40 corridor and other areas in Arkansas, as a winter storm that's expected to cripple much of the state into... Read more »
Thomas Williams, the onetime public face of the disgraced Legion of Christ religious order who left the priesthood after admitting he fathered a child, is getting married this weekend to the... Read more »
Syrian opposition fighters killed an Iraqi freelance journalist in the rebel-held north of the country, the latest of dozens of reporters who have died in the country over the past three years, an... Read more »
Farmington has recently taken steps to start a 40-acre park. Mayor Scott Harbertson and the City Council have announced the project, which will be the largest park in the city when finished. Read more »
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis on Thursday published a list of 34 priests who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors, following months of criticism that church leaders... Read more »
Pope Francis is assembling a panel of experts to advise him on sex abuse in the clergy — a task that will involve looking at how to protect children from pedophiles, how to better screen men... Read more »
A former U.S. Navy subcontractor who acted as a middleman in a kickback scheme that cost the Navy $18 million was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison by a federal judge, who said the man's... Read more »
Wildlife officials prepared Thursday to use sound and other herding techniques to try to save pilot whales in danger of stranding as a glimmer of hope emerged for at least 20 of the animals spotted... Read more »
Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej marked his 86th birthday on Thursday with a call for national unity and stability, but offered no further guidance on how his polarized nation might find... Read more »
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