Quantcast
Decision 2014: Election Night Results


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 »

7 hours ago

16 comments

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 »

7 hours ago

0 comments

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 »

8 hours ago

0 comments

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 »

10 hours ago

12 comments

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 »

11 hours ago

1 comment

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 »

12 hours ago

1 comment

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 »

12 hours ago

1 comment

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 »

12 hours ago

0 comments

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 »

12 hours ago

1 comment

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 »

12 hours ago

0 comments

'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 »

12 hours ago

0 comments

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 »

13 hours ago

2 comments

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 »

13 hours ago

12 comments

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 »

14 hours ago

1 comment

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 »

15 hours ago

2 comments

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 »

19 hours ago

0 comments

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 »

19 hours ago

1 comment

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 »

19 hours ago

7 comments

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 »

19 hours ago

1 comment

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 »

19 hours ago

0 comments

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 »

19 hours ago

1 comment

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 »

20 hours ago

0 comments

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 »

20 hours ago

8 comments

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 »

20 hours ago

0 comments

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 »

20 hours ago

1 comment

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 »

20 hours ago

0 comments

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 »

20 hours ago

0 comments

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 »

21 hours ago

0 comments

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 »

21 hours ago

3 comments

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 »

yesterday

0 comments

Brie Larson confirmed as 'Captain Marvel'

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

yesterday

0 comments

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 »

yesterday

0 comments

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 »

yesterday

5 comments

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 »

yesterday

0 comments

Ready or Not: Rio Olympics open doors at Athletes Village

Ready or not, the Rio Olympics are opening their doors. Read more »

yesterday

0 comments

What motivates (the few) evangelicals who support Hillary Clinton?

Seventeen percent of white evangelicals plan to vote for Hillary Clinton, according to Pew Research Center. Read more »

yesterday

6 comments

New artificial reef is sunk off Florida's Pompano Beach

Cheering and whistle blowing filled the coast of Pompano Beach on Saturday as approximately 300 boats watched Lady Luck sink on Saturday afternoon. Read more »

yesterday

0 comments

IS attack on Afghan protest kills 80 people, wounds more than 200

An explosion struck a large demonstration march in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Saturday, causing multiple casualties, according to officials and witnesses. Read more »

yesterday

2 comments

A title and ship for new 'Star Trek' series: 'Discovery'

The next chapter of the "Star Trek" franchise will be called "Star Trek: Discovery." Read more »

yesterday

0 comments

Warner Bros. calms fans with fun 'Justice League' footage

After "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" put the launch of the DC/Warner Bros. universe on shaky ground, the studio came back swinging at Comic-Con Saturday armed with movie stars, brand new... Read more »

yesterday

0 comments

But Mom, 'Mario Kart' is getting me ready for my driver's test!

Playing action video games such as Mario Kart can better prepare subjects for realistic driving hazards, according to a new study. Read more »

yesterday

1 comment

Children walk for fallen pioneers at youth parade

Dubbed "the happiest parade on the planet," the Days of '47 Youth Parade is one of the largest youth parades in the nation. This year, kids marched in honor of more than 800 pioneer children who... Read more »

yesterday

0 comments

The tiny town that set out to be Utah's capitol and 4 other areas with a unique history

These five Utah communities date back to when the Mormon Pioneers came to the state, but their histories might not be what you expect. Read more »

yesterday

0 comments

Jim Bennett: One 11-year-old's perspective on the Utah Shakespeare Festival

First-time theatre critic Jamie Bennett, 11, offers his thoughts about five plays from the 2016 season of the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Read more »

yesterday

0 comments

Area museums help visitors ‘slow down, step back’ into Utah’s early pioneer history

Several area museums share artifacts, art, exhibits or hands-on activities to help visitors connect with Utah’s early pioneer history. Read more »

yesterday

0 comments

Judge likely to order new trial for Orem man convicted of murdering wife

A judge is expected to grant a new trial to an Orem man, imprisoned for murder, who has long maintained that he didn't kill his wife. Read more »

yesterday

0 comments

Looking for a new job? Here is a way to become a nurse in as short as 18 months

Ameritech College Healthcare is a Draper-based private college whose nursing program reached its 10th anniversary this year. The program is geared toward nontraditional students. Read more »

yesterday

2 comments

Motorcyclist critical but stable condition after high speed crash

A motorcyclist was in critical but stable condition Saturday evening after a high speed crash in Big Cottonwood Canyon. He was wearing a helmet and other protective gear that likely saved his... Read more »

yesterday

0 comments

Provo garage fire to exceed $100,000 in damage

A fire that destroyed a large garage and everything inside it, including a Camaro, Chevy truck and a snowmobile, is not considered suspicious, according to the Provo Fire Department. Read more »

yesterday

0 comments

Older stories can be found in the story archives