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Utah can't arrest its way out of heroin, pain pill epidemic, authorities say

U.S. Attorney John Huber says going after dealers and doctors isn't the only way to stem the heroin epidemic.

Congress votes to designate bison as national mammal

The bison could soon become the national mammal of the United States. Read more »

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Utah can't arrest its way out of heroin, pain pill epidemic, authorities say

Federal authorities have prosecuted drug traffickers and pill doctors this year, but U.S. Attorney John Huber says going after dealers and doctors isn't the only way to stem the heroin epidemic in... Read more »

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Photos: High school students have a blast at engineering competition

Weber State University's Andrew Deceuster launches a 3-D printed rocket made by Fremont High School's Caleb Ingram at the university's second annual Engineering Technology Open House in Ogden on... Read more »

12 hours ago

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Fiat Chrysler, Google in partnership talks

Fiat Chrysler and Google's self-driving car project are in advanced talks to form a technical partnership. Read more »

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Cruz taps Fiorina to serve as running mate

The Associated Press has learned that Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz has tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina to run as his vice presidential nominee. Read more »

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FBI says it won't disclose how it accessed locked iPhone

The FBI said Wednesday that it will not publicly disclose the method that allowed it to break into a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, noting the agency lacks enough... Read more »

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Math scores slip, reading flat for nation's 12th-graders

It's not a promising picture for the nation's high school seniors — they are slipping in math, not making strides in reading and only about one-third are prepared for the academic challenges... Read more »

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Onlookers marvel at size, stench of dead whale in California (+video)

The massive, reeking carcass of a 40-foot gray whale rotted Tuesday at a popular California surfing spot, luring dozens of gawkers while authorities decided whether to tow it out to sea or cut it... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Technology program 'a huge deal' for low-income Salt Lake students

Jackson Elementary School is one of two schools in Utah and 114 low-income schools across the country that are receiving technology grants as part of Apple's ConnectED program. Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Apple reports iPhone sales down, 1st revenue drop since 2003

Apple says quarterly revenue fell for the first time in more than a decade, as iPhone sales fell compared with a year ago. That's putting more pressure on the world's most valuable public company... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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AP Interview: Saudi prince unveils plans to welcome tourists

Saudi Arabia has plans to issue select visas to welcome tens of thousands of tourists a year as part of a sweeping national reform plan aimed at showcasing the country's rich heritage, including... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Etched in their mind: Ukraine marks 30 years since Chernobyl

With flowers, candles, anger and tears, Ukraine on Tuesday marked the 30th anniversary of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant, the world's worst nuclear accident. Some survivors said the... Read more »

April 26, 2016

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Dark skies: 'Half the park is after dark'

If you live in an urban area you may have never seen the Milky Way — really seen it, that is —in all its glory. Rural Utah, though, is blessed with exceptionally dark skies, and many... Read more »

April 25, 2016

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U. students, doctor develop device to make intubation easier on patients

University of Utah students are helping to develop a new medical device that would make intubation procedures safer for patients. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Grand Canyon on the rise, on and off the court

Brian Mueller zips across Grand Canyon's campus in a golf cart, waving to students who greet the university's president by his first name. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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How to watch baseball online in 2016

Here's what the playing field looks like from your phone or computer these days. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Despite back-to-back disasters, climbers return to Everest

When the earthquake struck last year and thousands of tons of snow and ice and earth came crashing down the mountain, some feared the climbers might never return to Mount Everest. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Heart transplant program celebrates 30 years and 1,300 operations

Four Salt Lake area hospitals were among the first in the nation to begin offering heart transplants 30 years ago. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Dry soil to absorb some snowmelt heading to Colorado River

Storms brought deep snow to the mountains that feed the vital Colorado River this winter and spring, but the dried-out landscape will soak up some of the runoff before it can reach the river and... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Utah is the place for bioengineering; new devices are changing lives

A biotechnology company in Utah markets an electrode that can be used in a variety of clinical settings, helping people with epilepsy to reanimating a quadriplegic man in Ohio. Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Students feared bear that attacked teacher had come back

University officials decided to evacuate students off a mountain after a brown bear attacked their teacher and they feared the animal had returned. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Comcast customers won't need cable box with upcoming apps

Comcast says later this year you won't need a cable box to watch cable as the company follows its rivals in offering TV-watching apps. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Sara Bareilles writes an original turn-off-your-phone song

Sara Bareilles' songwriting skills are all over the new Broadway musical "Waitress" — even down to the cellphone warning. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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EU expands battle with Google with Android antitrust probe

The European Union is broadening its battle with Google, alleging that the technology giant rigs the global market for mobile apps by making its Android operating system give preferential treatment... Read more »

April 20, 2016

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3 charged with several crimes in Flint water crisis

Two state regulators and a Flint employee were charged Wednesday with evidence tampering and several other felony and misdemeanor counts related to the Michigan city's lead-tainted water crisis. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Swarm of small earthquakes continues in northwestern Arizona

of mostly small earthquakes in a remote part of northwestern Arizona has entered its fourth week, gently shaking the sparsely populated area while piquing the curiosity of scientists from afar. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Yahoo's deterioration accelerates ahead of a possible sale

Yahoo may have hung out a "for sale" sign, but it hasn't done much to improve its curb appeal. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Intel to cut 12,000 jobs as it confronts decline in PCs

Intel says it will cut 12,000 jobs — about 11 percent of its workforce — as it reorganizes to confront a decline in sales of personal computers. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Airbnb adds new recommendations features

Airbnb is adding recommendations to its online accommodations service, building on its knowledge of travelers' preferences, coupled with tips from locals. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Jewell: 'Major course correction' needed on conservation

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday called for "a major course correction" in the way the nation conserves its public lands, waters and wildlife, saying climate change and other trends... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Cold rice balls, no flush toilets at quake-hit Japan shelter

In this mountainous Japanese town known for its hot springs, prized beef and Jersey milk cows, more than 2,000 people have taken refuge from earthquakes at school gymnasiums and community centers,... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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US forces deliver aid to Japanese quake-hit areas; 44 dead

About 100,000 evacuees, some sleeping outdoors or in their cars, endured chilly weather Tuesday and another large aftershock as the death toll from Japan's twin earthquakes rose to 44. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Bill Campbell, mentor to Steve Jobs, other tech CEOs, dies

Bill Campbell, a former Ivy League football coach who became a management guru for Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and other Silicon Valley luminaries, has died. He was 75. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Michigan governor to drink Flint water for at least a month

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will drink Flint water at home and at work for at least a month to show to residents it is safe with the use of a faucet filter, he said Monday. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Study: Dinosaurs were declining long before asteroid hit

Dinosaurs were in decline long before an asteroid strike polished them off about 66 million years ago, a study says. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Oculus reacts to virtual reality privacy questions

An executive from virtual reality company Oculus says consumers shouldn't be concerned about an invasion of their privacy when using the Oculus Rift. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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US forces deliver aid to Japanese quake-hit areas; 42 dead

U.S. airlifts delivered water, bread, ready-to-eat food and other emergency supplies Monday to a remote area of southern Japan stricken by two powerful earthquakes, as local rescuers searched for... Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Some sleep in cars after 2 nights of quakes kill 41 in Japan

The wooden home barely withstood the first earthquake. An even stronger one the next night dealt what might have been the final blow — if not to the house, then to the Tanaka family's peace... Read more »

April 16, 2016

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2 Bundys, 3 others balk at pleas in Nevada standoff case

Two sons of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and three other men refused to enter pleas Friday in federal court in Las Vegas to charges in an armed confrontation with government agents two years ago. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Mountain lion dashes from Los Angeles school to backyard

Students and teachers at a Los Angeles high school missed their lunch break Friday after a mountain lion strolled onto campus and tried to join them. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Michigan urges toughest lead rules in US after Flint crisis

Michigan would have the toughest lead-testing rules in the nation and require the replacement of all underground lead service pipes in the state under a sweeping plan that Gov. Rick Snyder and a... Read more »

April 15, 2016

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US researchers see more signs NKorea is producing plutonium

As North Korea intensifies testing of its ballistic missile technology, a U.S. website said Friday it also sees further signs from satellite imagery that North Korea is looking to produce more... Read more »

April 15, 2016

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As India reels from drought, government slammed for poor policies

Shantabai Babulkar's day begins before dawn with a 5 kilometer (3 mile) trek across barren fields and dusty scrubland to fetch water from a distant well for her family. Read more »

April 14, 2016

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Strong quake kills 9, injures more than 760 in Japan

At least nine people were killed and 761 injured by a magnitude 6.5 earthquake Thursday night that toppled houses and buckled roads in southern Japan, the government's chief spokesman said. Read more »

April 14, 2016

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Obama touts robots, US ingenuity at White House Science Fair

They came with eco-glue and Lego launchers. Their tag board displays were filled with charts, graphs and research on pollution. There were no little kids with plaster volcanoes in this crowd. But... Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Rescuers dug through 4 feet of snow to reach stranded skiers

Helicopters trying to rescue two skiers trapped on an Alaska ice field for four days waited out whiteout conditions that one pilot said were like flying inside a pingpong ball. Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Bone fragments from WWII crashes returning from India

The tiny bone fragments formally turned over to the U.S. Wednesday carry a world of significance and perhaps closure for possibly a few American families who lost a loved one over the mountains of... Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Amazon's latest Kindle mostly wants to disappear

Will loyal fans of e-books be willing to pay tablet prices for dedicated e-readers? Amazon is about to find out. Read more »

April 13, 2016

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State grant aims to create pathways for students, workforce for industries

The Utah Department of Workforce Services announced a $3.5 million grant Tuesday that aims to create and expand education programs that meet specific needs of growing Utah industries. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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Stephen Hawking, science philanthropist, announce new space exploration initiative

Internet investor and science philanthropist Yuri Milner and renowned cosmologist Stephen Hawking announced the new Breakthrough Initiative focusing on space exploration and the search for life in... Read more »

April 12, 2016

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