Air France and Germany's two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of ongoing safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas. Read more »
Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported progress in efforts to end fighting that has so far killed more than 680... Read more »
The U.N.'s top human rights official warned all sides in the two-week war in the Gaza Strip to not indiscriminately attack civilians, and that violations may amount to war crimes. Read more »
Overstock.com employees rode their bikes to work Wednesday as part of Utah's Clear the Air Challenge, in which Utahns take alternative transportation to avoid driving vehicles in summer when air... Read more »
A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground. Read more »
A dog was shot and killed by Ogden police Wednesday after a man allegedly told the animal to attack the officers. Read more »
Almost every horse rescue in the country is running out of room or money as they continue to be strained by an influx of abandoned equines, a trend that began during the recession. Read more »
Legislative action on Gov. Gary Herbert's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion could be pushed back until next year as a result of conflicting appeals court rulings on the Affordable Care Act... Read more »
Iraq's parliament agreed to postpone a vote for a new president by a day on Wednesday as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad the night before... Read more »
Federal and state investigators are at a Williston oil supply and logistics company where a massive fire erupted and disrupted road and air traffic. Read more »
High blood pressure (Hypertension) affects more than 78 million Americans. Make sure you know the signs of high blood pressure now. Read more »
A woman who made a desperate attempt to avoid arrest didn't get very far after jumping out of a third-story window. Read more »
The Costa Concordia cruise liner began its final voyage Wednesday, slowly being towed away from the tiny Italian island where it capsized more than two years ago, killing 32 people. Read more »
Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry. Read more »
As hopes dim for bipartisan action in Congress this summer, President Barack Obama is calling on Republican lawmakers to cooperate while complaining that they have "gone off the rails" and urging... Read more »
Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as dozens of Palestinian families trapped by the fighting scrambled to flee the area. The U.S. secretary of state... Read more »
When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's... Read more »
Beyond the boom of Israeli airstrikes and the stream of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel and Hamas are also battling to control the message emanating from this latest Israeli-Palestinian conflagration. Read more »
A man suspected of shooting two South Texas police officers during an hours-long standoff Tuesday night is "presumed dead" after officers raided the house he had barricaded inside and exchanged... Read more »
The Boeing 777 tasked with shepherding its passengers from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, held the promise of beginnings and endings for many on board: the thrill of a new adventure or dream... Read more »
Utah State Fairpark officials are considering a proposal from Real Salt Lake to build a minor league soccer stadium on the fairgrounds. A new convention building and upgraded rodeo grounds would... Read more »
President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged Tuesday to transform the beleaguered agency, saying that "systematic failures" must be addressed. Read more »
A standoff between police and a woman ended peacefully Tuesday after a shot was fired at a North Salt Lake apartment complex Tuesday. Read more »
Two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. Read more »
Fire crews continued to fight fires caused by lightning across the state early this week as new fires erupted Tuesday. Read more »
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