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WASHINGTON — Providing political ammunition to both parties, Congress' official budget analyst projected Tuesday that this year's federal deficit will drop to $426 billion, the lowest... Read more »
An internal watchdog says senior staff at the U.S. Embassy in Japan, including Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, have used personal email accounts for official business. Some emails contained sensitive... Read more »
Jon M. Huntsman, Sr. is among the eight recipients have been awarded the 2015 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy. Read more »
Jenny Simpson lost her left shoe after being stepped on and ran the last lap of the 1,500-meter race with her bare foot striking the surface. Read more »
The Islamic State group released propaganda images Tuesday that purport to show militants laying explosives in and then blowing up the 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin in Syria's ancient caravan... Read more »
Iraqi security officials say a suicide car bomber killed 13 troops and allied Sunni militiamen near the insurgent-held capital of the western Anbar province. Read more »
Using IVF and other procedures typically used to help those with infertility issues, parents are choosing to pay big bucks for the ability to decide the sex of their babies. Read more »
U.S. stocks jumped at the open after China's central bank cut interest rates to support its economy. Read more »
Justin Wilson died Monday night from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37. Read more »
So-called "anti-conversion" laws passed or proposed in Burma, India and Nepal are drawing fire from religious freedom experts, who say the measures hamper societal harmony. Read more »
Most of the famed beach fronting Waikiki was closed after heavy rains triggered a half-million gallon sewage spill near Hawaii's world-famous tourist district, officials said. Read more »
A recent joint Georgetown University and Emory University study finds that lawyers who attended prestigious law schools may have "insurance" if their law firms fail. But the study receives mixed... Read more »
ts released by U.S. officials have revealed that the Environmental Protection Agency knew of the potential for a blowout of toxic wastewater from a Colorado mine more than a year before a... Read more »
After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea on Tuesday pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the moment, avert the bloodshed they've been... Read more »
President Barack Obama brought presidential star power to tout the benefits of solar and wind electricity in the U.S. during an annual green power conference Monday in Las Vegas. Read more »
So what do you do when a trip on a high-speed train in Europe suddenly turns you and your buddies into international heroes? Read more »
LAS VEGAS — President Barack Obama on Monday accused fossil fuel interests and other critics of his energy policies of trying to restrict consumers from accessing solar, wind and other... Read more »
Australian and New Zealand firefighters arrived in the United States and collected gear on Monday with plans to fan out to help fight wildfires burning in several western states. Read more »
Rep. Jason Chaffetz tried to file his federal income tax return this year only to find out someone beat him to it. Like millions of Americans, the Utah Republican was the victim of identity theft. Read more »
Several students at Duke University have refused to read the award-winning novel “Fun Home,” an LGBT-centric graphic-novel memoir from Alison Bechdel, that, according to some, violates... Read more »
More than half of American families invest in stocks. Should those families be worried after Monday's market crash? Read more »
A new Child Trends report identifies factors in early childhood that may be linked to later bullying. And it offers suggestions on buffers that may head off child-to-child aggression. Read more »
An Iowa barber offered students free haircuts, and what he asked for in return could mean a lot to their futures. Read more »
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School has started again so, naturally, standardized testing is on the mind. And the ACT is chief among those tests for soon-to-be or recent high school graduates. This year's graduating class... Read more »
In a recent study, WalletHub ranked the 150 largest metropolitan areas in America to see which ones were the most educated. The metrics they used to separate the most from the least educated... Read more »
Utahns don't like Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, and they dislike Republican frontrunner Donald Trump even more. Yet when the two go head-to-head in a new poll, The Donald wins. Read more »
He planned it all so carefully — a choreographed execution of two former colleagues, broadcast live to a horrified television audience. Hours later, he shared his own recording of the killing... Read more »
KUTV was back on DISH Network on Wednesday after going dark the day before, but KSL-TV's signal on DirecTV remains blacked out. Read more »
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Wednesday he's proud of kicking one of the country's best-known Spanish-language journalists out of an Iowa news conference — the latest in... Read more »
Walmart has announced that they will stop selling semiautomatic weapons, citing sales figures, rather than recent controversy, as the reason. Read more »
Utah will be the last stop on a five-day campaign swing through five Western states for Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul. Read more »
Dawkins, whose backboard-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58. Read more »
The colleagues of two journalists shot to death on live television returned to their morning show Thursday with memories, tears and a determination to carry on. Read more »
Roy's Hailee Payne impressed the "So You Think You Can Dance" judges with a hard-hitting hip hop routine Monday night. And after a close call with the bottom four, she made it through to next week... Read more »
The federal government plans to spend more than $200 million over the next three years on programs to protect greater sage grouse in Western states — regardless of whether the bird receives... Read more »
For Donald Trump, the joy of the insult seems as compelling as the art of the deal. Read more »
Forty years ago, "Jaws" thrilled Al Brenneka like any other moviegoer, but he figured his chances of encountering a shark in the ocean were slim to none. Read more »
The fatal shooting of a reporter and cameraman unfolded on live TV during the early morning show, as tens of thousands of viewers watched a horrified anchor struggle to comprehend what had happened. Read more »
A police officer was shot and killed Wednesday when he responded to a call from a house where three women had been stabbed, one of them fatally, in a town about 60 miles west of Baton Rouge, said... Read more »
Smoke from big wildfires burning east of the Cascade Range grounded helicopters and airplanes that have been battling the flames in Washington state. Read more »
Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian publicly apologized Tuesday for his drunken appearance at a team rally last weekend, attributing his slurred, profane speech to a combination of alcohol... Read more »
An organization in Kansas is working to give teachers school supplies for free so they don't have to buy them with their own money. Read more »
Contact lens makers struggled Thursday to defend their pricing policies in a federal appeals case that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry. At issue is a Utah law banning... Read more »
Buzz Aldrin is teaming up with Florida Institute of Technology to develop "a master plan" for colonizing Mars within 25 years. Read more »
Mothers giving birth in Nepal don't have many options as to where to do so after devastating earthquakes ruined several medical buildings. Read more »
The man who unleashed a murderous attack on a packed Colorado movie theater was ordered Wednesday to serve life in prison without parole plus 3,318 years — the maximum allowed by law —... Read more »
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush left Utah with a bigger war chest after a fundraising luncheon Tuesday at the home of a former U.S. ambassador. Read more »
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