Decision 2012: Election Night Results


Senate heads toward vote on border bill

A bill to deal with the immigration surge at the border was headed for a procedural vote in the Senate Wednesday despite bickering between Democrats and Republicans over which party is to blame for... Read more »

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Russia counts cost of new economic sanctions

Russia blasted the West's new economic sanctions on Wednesday, accusing the U.S. of being "prosecutorial" in its drive to impose penalties on the country's key energy and finance sectors. 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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Billions of GI Bill funds go to for-profit schools

Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations. Read more »

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Small cars fare poorly in crash safety tests

The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests. Read more »

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GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health... Read more »

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South Korea says North Korea fires 4 projectiles

North Korea fired four short-range projectiles toward the ocean off its east coast on Wednesday in its latest in a series of missile and artillery tests, officials said. Read more »

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Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near plane crash site

International observers turned back Wednesday after making another attempt to reach the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down in eastern Ukraine, and a government official said the area... Read more »

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Amazon to invest $2 billion to expand in India

The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees. Read more »

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Most Americans believe the U.S. should offer more support to children at the border

A new poll found that most Americans across religious and party lines believe the unaccompanied children at the border should be offered support and shelter, and should be seen as refugees, not... Read more »

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The advertising power of Ramadan

An article in The Atlantic asks why retailers don't promote for Ramadan, but the Muslim holiday is more present in mainstream culture than ever. Read more »

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Utah-based ICE agent indicted for alleged assault

A Utah-based agent for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been indicted in federal court for assaulting someone in custody. Read more »

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Project to restore Manti Tabernacle underway

Since 1879, the Manti Tabernacle has been a landmark in the small Sanpete County town. Now, an effort to preserve this edifice is revealing how the pioneers built it. Read more »

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Logan man to stand trial for allegedly chaining child to bed

A Logan man accused of chaining his 6-year-old son to a bed while he was at work has been ordered to stand trial on the charges against him. Read more »

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Consumer index climbs to record level in Utah

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased 6.6 points to 104.9 from June to July, landing at an all-time high. Utah’s consumer attitude index has improved 19.4 points over the past... Read more »

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Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists. Read more »

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Rain may have contributed to fatal crash in Salem

Investigators believe rainy weather may have contributed to a fatal crash Tuesday afternoon. Read more »

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Provo's waffle truck started by a motivated father, encouraged by his family

Adam Terry owns Waffle Love, one of Provo's most successful food trucks. Read more »

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Summer downpour causes flooding, slides across Utah

As heavy summer rains caused problems across the state Tuesday, Loraine Perkins watched helplessly as a 15-minute downpour undid years of work on the Eagle Mountain home where she chose to retire. Read more »

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Critics decry solar fee as 'sun' tax

Critics of a proposed monthly net-metering fee of $4.65 that would be assessed to solar power customers of Rocky Mountain Power staged a rally Tuesday and later packed a Public Service Commission... Read more »

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Investigation underway after man's body found in basement of burning Price home

Authorities in Carbon County are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Tuesday in the basement of a burning home. Read more »

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Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973. Read more »

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Tips for understanding and choosing sunscreen

With Utah leading the nation in melanoma cases and deaths, knowing how sunscreen protects and what to look for on the label could bring those numbers down and keep Utahns safe in the sun. Read more »

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Arianne Brown: Digging deep at the Deseret News marathon

Last week, I ran the Deseret News marathon. After 26.2 miles of enduring heat and other elements both mental and physical, I crossed the finish line. It was a challenging race, but it was in those... Read more »

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Utah leads the nation in deadly melanoma cases

The sun doesn't favor anyone, especially in Utah. The Beehive State has the highest number of deadly melanoma cases in the country. Read more »

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