Silas Walker, Deseret News
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) talks to Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) after scoring in the second half against the Detroit Pistons at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Provo on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019.

SALT LAKE CITY — Here’s a look at the news for Jan. 17.

The government shutdown is putting food assistance in peril for some needy Utah families. Read more.

Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert led the Utah Jazz to their fifth-straight victory, defeating the Los Angeles Clippers by 20. Read more.

Religious freedom is supposed to be an inalienable right. Here’s why some Americans don’t see it that way. Read more.

Why are girls on social media more at risk for depression than boys? This new study has some answers.

The rape trial nears its end for ex-Utah State football star Torrey Green, who is accused of assaulting 7. Read more.

Watch Elder D. Todd Christofferson and Bob Woodward talk Watergate and integrity.

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  • 911 callers say Jayme Closs should get $50K reward for rescuing herself | USA Today
  • Michael Cohen hired an IT firm to rig early CNBC, Drudge polls in favor of Trump | Wall Street Journal (subscription needed)