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Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for over $15B

Volkswagen will spend more than $15 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related... Read more »

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Dad who placed ad for a wife for his son gets 12 prospects

The father of a Salt Lake City businessman who placed an Idaho newspaper ad seeking women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son has received about a dozen inquiries. Read more »

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Appreciation: Pat Summitt used the sport to empower women

yet another men's basketball coach, Tennessee officials turned to the one person they thought would be perfect to take over the Volunteers program. Read more »

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Buddy Ryan, NFL coach and defensive mastermind, dies at 82

yan, who coached two defenses that won Super Bowl titles and whose twin sons Rex and Rob have been successful NFL coaches, has died. He was 82. Read more »

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Prosecutors: Dad, son fleeing police killed Utah rail worker

A father and son on the run from police after tying up five women in a Utah basement abducted and killed a rail line worker, Wyoming prosecutors said Tuesday. Read more »

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House Republicans' report faults Obama on Benghazi attacks

Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee faulted the Obama administration Tuesday in a report on the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. Read more »

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Yemeni officials say Saudi-led airstrike has killed 25

An airstrike early on Tuesday by a Saudi-led coalition targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen's southern province of Taiz killed 25 people — 15 fighters and 10 civilians, security officials said. Read more »

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Kremlin says it will take time to mend ties with Turkey

The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday it will take time to mend ties with Turkey after the November downing of a Russian military jet. Read more »

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UN chief criticizes Gaza blockade after Israel-Turkey deal

The U.N. chief on Tuesday criticized Israel's blockade of Gaza, a day after Israel and Turkey reached a broad reconciliation pact that looked to ease, but not eliminate, the isolation of the... Read more »

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Retired pope thanks reigning pope for his focus on mercy

Retired Pope Benedict XVI endorsed Pope Francis' mercy-filled ministry Tuesday during an unprecedented Vatican ceremony featuring a reigning pope honoring a retired one on the 65th anniversary of... Read more »

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Israel bans access for non-Muslims to Jerusalem holy site

Israeli police on Tuesday banned non-Muslims from a contentious Jerusalem holy site until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan following two days of clashes with Palestinian rioters at the... Read more »

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'Avatar' mobile game landing ahead of film sequels

Before moviegoers return to Pandora, they'll be able visit the exotic alien world from "Avatar" on their smartphones. Read more »

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In rain-soaked West Virginia, flood victim planning funerals

Like other business operators along Main Street in the West Virginia town of Rainelle, Pamela Wallace Arnold is slowly cleaning up from state's worst flooding in decades. As a funeral planner,... Read more »

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Pat Summitt, winningest coach in D1 history, has died at 64

Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who uplifted the women's game from obscurity to national prominence during her 38-year career at Tennessee, died Tuesday... Read more »

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US economy grew at slightly faster 1.1 percent in Q1

The U.S. economy grew slightly faster at the start of the year than previously estimated, even though consumer spending posted the smallest gain in two years. Read more »

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Generation EU: British vote often pitted old against young

The day after Britain voted to leave the European Union, 69-year-old Mary Crossley of London said she got a phone call from her 31-year-old daughter. She seemed pretty annoyed. Read more »

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Lebanese army detains 103 Syrians in wake of border bombings

Lebanese troops detained 103 Syrians for illegal entry into the country in a security sweep Tuesday, a day after a series of deadly bombings struck a village near the Syrian border, the military said. Read more »

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US home prices climb in April; 7 cities set new records

U.S. home prices scaled new heights in April, with seven cities — including Boston, Charlotte, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle — setting record highs. Read more »

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What every parent needs to know about food allergies

One out of every 13 children has a food allergy that could morph from mild to life-threatening without notice. Here's what every parent, coach and Sunday School teacher should know. Read more »

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Tesla wants to be the ultimate sustainable energy company, but investors aren't so sure

Tesla Motors wants SolarCity so it can be the best company in sustainable, clean energy, but stockholders and investors aren't so sure they want this deal. Read more »

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Minority babies are now the majority in America

The number of babies born to minority parents has reached an all-time high, making them the majority, though not by much, a Pew Research Center report says. Read more »

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Americans in these four categories experience the most poverty

In a recent economic analysis, The Brookings Institution found that the majority of those who experienced poverty in the United States during 2014 were either a child, retired, disabled or a student. Read more »

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The death of cursive writing is prolonged a while longer in this state

State joins a handful of others bucking the Common Core's exclusive reliance on "keyboard skills." Read more »

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Utah counties determined to find port for coal

Even though the Oakland City Council voted to prohibit the handling or export of coal from a planned port development — shutting down one path for Utah coal — the counties will continue... Read more »

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Getting overdose antidote with painkillers may cut ER visits

Overdoses don't happen just to heroin addicts — patients who legally use strong painkillers called opioids are at risk in the nation's epidemic, too. A new study says when patients were... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Mother caught in house fire that killed son still in critical condition

An Ogden woman remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday with burns sustained in a house fire that claimed the life of her 4-year-old son. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Family searches for answers after daughter, 8, dies from flu

The Coynes thought their daughter had a mild stomach flu. A few hours later, she was dead. The medical examiner determined her cause of death to be the H1N1 influenza virus. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Intolerant acts surge as British referendum result sinks in

An Eastern European family in Rugby finds dog excrement shoved through its mailbox. A Londoner nearly gets into a fight over drunken slurs shouted on a crowded subway car. A Polish teenager in... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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West Valley mom creates special needs baseball league

If there's one sport Jennifer Maravilla knows well, it's baseball. So when her son had a bad experience in youth baseball, she was up for the challenge of creating a new special needs baseball... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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New law requires more updates on election results

Thanks to a new law taking effect just in time for Tuesday's primary elections, anxious candidates and voters following tight races may not have to endure a two-week wait to learn the outcome. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Did Trump really just become a born-again Christian? Critics respond

Christian psychologist Dr. James Dobson's claim last week that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump recently accepted "a relationship with Christ" has sent shock waves throughout the... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Supreme Court abortion decision could affect Utah, experts say

The U.S. Supreme Court decision on Monday that struck down parts of a Texas abortion law could have reverberations in Utah, experts say. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Wise Tech Choices initiative seeks to educate 21st century Scouts

The nonprofit organization Internet Keep Safe Coalition joined the Boy Scouts of America's Great Salt Lake Council on Monday to launch Wise Tech Choices, a new initiative promoting digital balance... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Photos: Ad firm encouraging employees to be cool

Richter7's Samantha Kiser smiles as she uses a pair of scissors to turn Jim Faulkner's pants into shorts in Salt Lake City on Monday Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Photos: National Veterans Wheelchair Games kicks off in Salt Lake City

Jeff DeLeon, of Salem, Oregon, reaches for a rebound as wheelchair athletes kick off the 36th National Veterans Wheelchair Games with a basketball game outside the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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3 children, mother located after Amber Alert issued; father remains at large

Three children were found in good condition Monday shortly after police issued an Amber Alert seeking the public's help finding them. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Presbyterian Church in America repents of ‘racial sins’

The nation’s second largest Presbyterian denomination has passed legislation repenting for “past failures to love brothers and sisters from minority cultures” and committing its... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Two children injured when truck plows into SUV

Two children were taken to a local hospital Monday with minor injuries after the car they were riding in was smashed from behind by a box truck in Murray. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Catholic bishop apologizes for ‘betrayal’ of sexual abuse

The Supreme Court delivered its most significant ruling on abortion in a generation Monday (June 27), striking down restrictions on Texas clinics and doctors that threatened to make the procedure... Read more »

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Presbyterians vote to continue pressure on Israel

Presbyterians at their General Assembly passed several resolutions aimed to pressure Israel to leave territories it has occupied since its 1967 war with neighboring states Read more »

June 27, 2016

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The ‘Splainer: What does Pope Francis mean when he says ‘apologize’?

Pope Francis has done it again — stepped on an airplane and into the headlines, this time with a remark that the Catholic Church should “apologize” to homosexuals, women and other... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Child rescue from hot car is second Utah case in 2 days

A Logan police officer suffered minor injuries Monday after breaking the window of a woman's car to get a trapped toddler out. The incident occurred a day after a 1-year-old was left in a car for... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Gap between Salt Lake renters, owners has grown over past decade

An analysis by The Associated Press shows a growing gap between Salt Lake homeowners and renters in the decade since the American housing market peaked and then crashed. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Mobile farmers market to serve 'food desert' communities in west S.L.

Families living in Glendale and Poplar Grove communities can now buy fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the week at Urban Greens Market, a new mobile market stand providing local produce at... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Report: Uzbek refugee drops appeal of terror conviction

An Uzbek refugee sentenced to 25 years in prison after being convicted in a plan to kill military personnel or civilians in Idaho has dropped an appeal of his conviction and sentence in exchange... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Cedar City police chief to retire at end of June

Cedar City’s police chief is departing. The Spectrum of St. George reports that Police Chief Robert Allinson announced he is retiring next month. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Obama administration decries judge’s ruling in Utah fracking case

The Obama administration last week decried a ruling by a federal judge that blocks rules for hydraulic fracturing, saying the decision prevents regulators from using “21st-century... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Rep. Love hosts poverty discussion with Missouri Democrat

Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, hosted a discussion on poverty Monday with a group of community advocates and leaders — and, in a show of bipartisanship, a Democratic congressman from Missouri. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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Turkish president apologizes for downing of Russian jet

Turkey's president has apologized to Moscow for the downing of a Russian military jet at the Syrian border, Russian and Turkish officials said Monday, a move that could open the way for easing a... Read more »

June 27, 2016

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High court overturns former VA governor's conviction

A unanimous Supreme Court has overturned the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in a ruling that makes it harder to prosecute elected officials accused of bribery. Read more »

June 27, 2016

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