Decision 2012: Election Night Results


U.S. economy grows at scorching 4 percent in 2nd quarter

The much-stronger-than-expected 4 percent rate of annual U.S. economic growth from April through June, reported Wednesday by the Commerce Department, put to rest fears that the U.S. economy was... Read more »

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Century-old pipe break points to national problem

The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky swamp points to the... Read more »

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Swallow, Shurtleff make first court appearance as criminal defendants

John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff, Utah's two former state attorneys general, made a brief initial appearance in court together Wednesday. Read more »

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This week in history: Saddam Hussein's Iraq invades Kuwait

On Aug. 2, 1990, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein ordered the invasion of Kuwait. By invading the small nation, and mistakenly believing that the U.S. would turn a blind eye, Hussein hoped to erase... Read more »

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3 Putin allies among 8 hit with new EU sanctions

The European Union targeted Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle for the first time Wednesday for the Kremlin's actions in Ukraine, subjecting three of his long-time associates to... Read more »

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Lawsuit accuses state of illegally pursuing road claims in Tooele County

The state is violating its own laws with its lawsuit against the federal government seeking ownership to 2,400 miles of disputed roads in Tooele County. A lawsuit by wilderness advocates and a... Read more »

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Millard deputies shoot man who allegedly rammed patrol cars

An Oak City man who allegedly rammed four patrol cars before being shot by Millard County sheriff's deputies was recovering from his injuries Wednesday. Read more »

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Video of school bus driver shows 'bizarre' behavior, touching, witnesses testify

Video surveillance was admitted as evidence Wednesday during the preliminary hearing for former Canyons School District bus driver John Martin Carrell who is charged with sexually abusing two... Read more »

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Republican, Democrat political insiders say Utah should keep Common Core

A new survey of Utah political insiders shows bipartisan support for maintaining the Common Core State Standards. Read more »

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Cartel presence in Utah 'exploding' with violence likely to increase, police warn

The cartel presence in Utah has “exploded” in recent years and increased drug-related crime and violence could follow in the future, detectives say. Read more »

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Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies'

A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called some right-wing Republicans "crazies" and more in emails released Wednesday. Read more »

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First lady asks leaders to change gender attitudes

Michelle Obama is calling on young African leaders to change longtime "attitudes and beliefs" that harm girls and women. Read more »

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Photos: UCLA wades through damage caused by flooding

A ruptured 93-year-old water main left the UCLA campus awash in 8 million gallons of water in the middle of California's worst drought in decades, stranding people in parking garages and flooding... Read more »

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Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault

Campus sexual assault victims are joining senators on Capitol Hill in announcing legislation designed to make colleges more accountable to rape victims. Read more »

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Suspected burglar bitten in the ear by police dog assisting in arrest

A man who police say broke into a West Valley elementary school had to undergo surgery Wednesday after being bitten on the ear by a police dog. Read more »

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Settlement in dog shooting case reached, then rejected

As an internal Salt Lake police investigation into the fatal shooting of a dog continues, another controversy has erupted over a possible settlement in the case. Read more »

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UN chief calls attack on Gaza school 'shameful'

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack on a U.N. school in Gaza that killed at least 16 people early Wednesday as "outrageous" and "unjustifiable," and demanded an immediate... Read more »

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TSA offering $15,000 for best airport security line idea

The TSA is willing to pay someone $15,000 for the best idea on how to improve airport security lines. Read more »

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Obama to GOP: 'Stop just hating all the time'

Pointing the finger at Republicans for congressional inaction, President Barack Obama chided lawmakers Wednesday for spending the waning days before their month-long summer break trying to sue him... Read more »

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3 persons of interest held in death of Helper man

An autopsy was being conducted Wednesday to determine how a man found in the basement of a burning Price drug house died. Read more »

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Shelling of UN school kills 15 as Gaza war rages

Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting on Wednesday, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a... Read more »

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Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed by stray bullet

An 8-year-old boy who was sleeping early Wednesday died after a bullet fired from outside went through the home's wall and into his bedroom, hitting him, Detroit police said. Read more »

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Driver dies after crashing into Taylorsville home

A 51-year-old man died Tuesday night as a result of injuries he sustained when his SUV crashed into a Taylorsville house. Read more »

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Rights group: Syria using barrel bombs, defying UN

The Syrian government is still indiscriminately bombing civilians with explosives-filled barrels in defiance of a U.N. Security Council resolution, an international human rights group said Wednesday. Read more »

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Japanese search US archives for WWII MIA info

Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum's World War II records for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen still listed as missing in action on Saipan. Read more »

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