Decision 2012: Election Night Results


Texas town recovering a year after deadly fertilizer plant blast

As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby. Then came the deafening explosion. Read more »

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How does the world feel about morals and religious diversity?

Multiple reports have surfaced in recent weeks about morals and religious diversity. Read more »

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Diplomats eye joint statement on Ukraine

High-level talks aimed at calming soaring tensions over the crisis in Ukraine went into overtime on Thursday with top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine attempting... Read more »

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Putin hopes no need to send troops into Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected claims that Russian special forces are fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but recognized for the first time that the troops in unmarked... Read more »

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Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to... Read more »

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Nigeria: Fate of 115 girls abducted by Islamic extremists unknown

The fate of 115 female students abducted by Islamic extremists was thrown into uncertainty Thursday when their school principal denied the Nigerian military's report that almost all the pupils had... Read more »

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Graphic video shows 7 shots fired without warning, killing deputy

Video from slain Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride's vehicle was shown in court Wednesday during a preliminary hearing for 17-year-old Meagan Grunwald, who is charged in his death. Read more »

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Let the (real) games begin: It's NBA playoff time

Finally, the NBA playoffs are set. Read more »

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Atlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017

Major League Soccer announced its latest team Wednesday, an expansion team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city's new retractable roof stadium. Read more »

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Ukraine: 3 killed after Black Sea base attack

Three pro-Russian protesters were killed and 13 injured during an attempted overnight raid on a Ukrainian National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine's authorities said. Read more »

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UN: Iran cuts stock closest to nuke-arms grade

Iran has converted most of a nuclear stockpile that it could have turned quickly into weapons-grade uranium into less volatile forms as part of a deal with six world powers, the U.N. atomic agency... Read more »

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Classmates celebrating 60th birthday among 287 still missing in South Korean ferry sinking

Kim Jeong-keun woke up on his cabin bed to find out his friends had smeared lipstick on his face while he had been asleep, a prank harking back to their school days. Read more »

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Gov. Herbert still optimistic about Medicaid expansion plan

Gov. Gary Herbert continued to be optimistic Wednesday that the federal government will sign off soon on his proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion following meetings in Washington, D.C.,... Read more »

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Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers

Militants launched a brazen attack on a military base in a restive area in northern Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding 12, officials said. Read more »

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Ukraine 2022 Olympic bid on hold but still alive

With the crisis in Ukraine escalating by the day, the prospect of the Winter Olympics going to the former Soviet republic seems hard to imagine. Yet, the western Ukrainian city of Lviv hasn't given... Read more »

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Little government response to Boston Marathon bombing a year later

A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy changes in response to the attack, a dramatic departure from previous... Read more »

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Forensic expert faulted at Oscar Pistorius trial

The prosecutor at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee Olympian, cross-examined one of the defense's forensic experts Thursday after the judge overseeing the case warned spectators... Read more »

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Sentenced but never jailed, robber who went on to live productive life seeks release after error discovered

After he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison. But those... Read more »

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Teen in his kitchen shot by bullet fired from parking lot

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the ankle while in the kitchen of his West Valley apartment Wednesday when a man fired a gun from the parking lot, police say. Read more »

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At UVU, Elder Oaks sees hope despite 'alarming' religious liberty trends

Giving his first legal lecture in 29 years, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the LDS Church spoke at UVU's Constitutional Symposium for Religious Freedom, reviewing one old prediction and expressing hope... Read more »

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Educational freedom and religious schools: Supreme Court hears school tax credit challenge

Supporters of an education tax credit program that offers scholarships to private and religious schools in New Hampshire packed the Supreme Court chambers for arguments on the constitutionality of... Read more »

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Fire consumes unoccupied Millcreek home

An unoccupied Millcreek home was destroyed in a fire Wednesday evening. Read more »

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Atheists, Mormon scholars talk religion

Two groups came together Wednesday night to create understanding between groups commonly seen as oppositional. Read more »

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Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

Covering your behind might seem a reasonable enough request at a time when school dress codes — and even school uniforms — are common and often supported by teachers and administrators... Read more »

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British diplomat lauds UK trade relations with Utah

Speaking before an audience of local business leaders Wednesday at the Salt Lake Chamber, Sir Peter Westmacott, British ambassador to the United States, touted the U.K.'s business relationship with... Read more »

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