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Decision 2014: Election Night Results


Athletes using sports platforms to push for social change

s today are using their platforms as sports celebrities to bring attention to the violence that has erupted across the country and recently Carmelo Anthony has been one of the most outspoken. Read more »

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Ogden man dies following U.S. 89 motorcycle crash

An Ogden man died Sunday after crashing his motorcycle on U.S. 89 in Cache County. Read more »

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Man accused of killing UTA worker dies in prison

Flint Wayne Harrison, an inmate being held in the Davis County Jail on multiple felony charges, died in custody Monday morning. Flint Harrison, who along with son Dereck James "DJ" Harrison... Read more »

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Michael Jordan gives $2 million; looks to build backs, police trust

Michael Jordan is trying to help ease tension between African-Americans and law enforcement. Read more »

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Wal-Mart is leading the charge to protect your family against these toxins

Parents concerned about what's in the products they buy for their families and the effects they might have just got a boost from a major retailer. Read more »

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Pro-Sanders demonstrators march in the sweltering heat

Chanting "We are the 99 percent," about 100 Bernie Sanders supporters began marching across a bridge from New Jersey into Philadelphia in the sweltering heat Monday ahead of the opening of the... Read more »

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7 Russian swimmers to miss Rio Olympics over doping

Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities, world swimming's governing... Read more »

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Germany: IS claims responsibility for attack in Germany

A Syrian man whose asylum bid had been rejected in Germany recorded a cellphone video of himself pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group before he tried to get into an outdoor concert with a... Read more »

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Photo gallery: Deseret News Classic 5K

Complete race results Thomas Merrill (19:41.8) and Janae Richardson (20:30.1) won the men's and women's races, but the Deseret News Classic was more than just the winners as these photos... Read more »

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Germany: Syrian asylum seekers blows himself up, wounding 12

A failed asylum-seeker from Syria blew himself up and wounded 12 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival in southern Germany in what officials said Monday may have been a... Read more »

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Trump taunts claims that Russia hacked DNC emails for him

Donald Trump on Monday dismissed as a "joke" claims by Hillary Clinton's campaign that Russia is trying to help Trump by leaking thousands of emails from the Democratic National Committee. Read more »

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Dems' division, emails roil party on Day 1 of convention

Democrats who gleefully jeered Republican divisions last week awoke to a political mess of their own making Monday as party unity behind Hillary Clinton proved much harder to secure. Read more »

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Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83B, marking end of an era

Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet. Read more »

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Gunfire at teen nightclub party leaves 2 dead, 17 wounded

Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two dead and at least 17 wounded, officials said Monday. Read more »

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Get all your outdoors work done by 2030, before it's too hot to work outside

United Nations research indicates rising temperatures may cost the global economy more than $2 trillion by 2030 in reduced productivity, as well as cut down working hours in the poorer areas of the... Read more »

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Utah Democrats headed to 'historic' national convention

Utah delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia that starts Monday will be part of history as Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman presidential nominee in a major party. Read more »

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Children teach their parents when it comes to saving energy

Oregon State University and Stanford University teamed up with a group of Girl Scouts to show that when children learn about a certain subject, parents are likely to emulate their changed behavior. Read more »

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Three hurt when ATV explodes into flames as firefighters gain upper hand on Utah fires

With temperatures soaring and Utah in continuing drought, wildfires are threatening landscapes and homes. Read more »

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In wake of email hack, Democratic chair announces resignation

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will step down at end of party's convention. Read more »

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5 things to do when quitting your job

With all the work you put into getting a job, why should you put any less effort into quitting one? Read more »

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About Utah: He pitched a best-seller

Freelance writer Scott Schulte asked his boyhood hero Dan Gable if he could write his life story. Gable said yes, and a dream job was born. Read more »

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Teens know the risks of being online, they just don’t think it can happen to them

A UNICEF study has found that despite knowing the dangers, most teens think they're safe online. Read more »

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Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fears

The head of Australia's delegation said Sunday its 700 athletes and staff would not move into rooms at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics for at least two days, citing electrical and plumbing problems in... Read more »

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Seeking social media 'likes' could cause increased dislike in body image

Studies show that women's consumption of social media can be directly associated with negative body image and eating disorders. Experts say one solution is to simply cut back on some social media... Read more »

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About 22,000 items stored as stolen property or evidence

Unified Police's property and evidence building is a 22,000-square-foot warehouse filled with massive black storage bins, seemingly endless rows of stocked shelves, and even a collection of long... Read more »

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'Vive la France': Chris Froome makes emotional Tour victory speech

After the beer and champagne celebrations, Chris Froome delivered a sobering and emotional message from the Tour de France winner's podium on the Champs-Elysees. Read more »

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After 8 years with no 'true increase' in foster care stipends, foster parents seek more funding

Utah would need to increase foster care stipends as much as 70 percent to cover actual costs of providing care for children in the state's custody, one national study says. Utah foster parents seek... Read more »

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Boy Scouts faring well a year after easing ban on gay adults

There were dire warnings for the Boy Scouts of America a year ago when the group's leaders, under intense pressure, voted to end a long-standing blanket ban on participation by openly gay adults. Read more »

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How to keep childcare employees from going into poverty

About half of childcare employees are on a government assistance program, such as food stamps and Medicaid, according to a recent study. Read more »

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Should parents apologize for their kids on flights?

About four years ago the a trend starting forming, growing from social media, of parents creating goodie bags for passengers next to them on airplanes to apologize for their kids being disruptive... Read more »

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California fires threaten thousands of homes; 1 body found

Two massive wildfires raged in tinder-dry California hills and canyons Sunday, leaving thousands of homes evacuated and authorities to investigate a burned body found in a neighborhood swept by... Read more »

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2 years after Ferguson, recriminations roil governor's race

It has been two years since a white police officer fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, touching off days of rioting, but the political repercussions from the incident... Read more »

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Everything we think we know about sex trafficking could be wrong

Teens are brutalized by violent pimps and forced into sex slavery, right? Not so fast -- new research paints a different picture, and tests our commonly held myths about sex trafficking. Read more »

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Hacked emails overshadow Democratic National Convention

Hacked emails threatened to overshadow the Democratic Party's upcoming celebration in Philadelphia as progressives expressed disappointment Sunday over the presidential nomination process and... Read more »

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IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio

Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, leaving individual global sports federations to decide which athletes should be cleared to... Read more »

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Protesters hit the streets for hot day of marches before DNC

Police officers were posted at street corners in downtown Philadelphia as the first protesters hit the city's sweltering streets Sunday ahead of the Democratic National Convention. Read more »

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Author, activist speaks at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Author and environmental activist Terry Tempest Williams will speak Sunday at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Medora. Read more »

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Obama: Trump's NATO comments show 'lack of preparedness'

President Barack Obama says that GOP nominee Donald Trump's recent suggestion that the U.S. might not come to the defense of NATO allies is another sign of Trump's "lack of preparedness" on foreign... Read more »

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Turkey investigating people who say coup attempt was hoax

Turkish prosecutors are investigating people who have alleged on social media that a July 15 coup attempt was a hoax carried out by the government, the country's justice minister said Sunday,... Read more »

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Civil-rights marchers: US still needs to address inequality

A half-century ago, thousands joined a march across Mississippi to challenge a system that condoned violence against black people and suppressed their rights — issues still reverberating in... Read more »

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Authorities: Munich shooter planned attack for a year

The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage at a Munich mall had planned his attack for a year and chose his victims at random, investigators said Sunday. Read more »

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Baton Rouge to continue to mourn officers slain in ambush

The city of Baton Rouge will continue to memorialize officers slain in a shoot-out outside a convenience store just a week ago with funeral services planned Monday for police officer Montrell Jackson. Read more »

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Penny-farthing owner keeps on riding

Doug Field of Kenai recently dusted off his penny-farthing replica for one of its biannual routes in the Kenai Fourth of July parade. Read more »

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Catholic leaders speak out as controversy continues over divorced, remarried church members

Should divorced and remarried Catholics be allowed access to communion? Pope Francis and some bishops disagree. Read more »

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Pleasant View fire contained Saturday; firefighters still battling fires across state

An 89-acre brush fire that damaged two homes was fully contained Saturday evening. Firefighters plan to continue monitoring the fire overnight. Read more »

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Brie Larson confirmed as 'Captain Marvel'

Oscar winner Brie Larson has a new title to add to her resume: Superhero. Read more »

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Photos: Fun for all at the 10th annual Family Festival

The 10th annual Days of '47 Family Festival provided a day of fun activities for all ages from 10-2 Saturday. Read more »

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Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings

The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims... Read more »

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Holladay woman dies rock climbing in Maple Canyon

A Holladay woman died Saturday after falling 60 feet while rock climbing in Maple Canyon, according to the Sanpete County Sheriff's office. Read more »

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