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Have You Seen This? Magical Marvel makeup transformations

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Nov 18th - 2:03pm

Watch how one woman transforms into several of "The Avengers" using only her mad makeup skills.


Can you go a week without a car in Salt Lake City?

Erica Evans, Deseret News  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:20pm

For several months, I’d been reporting on Utah’s clean air problem and trying to find a solution. I studied how cities like Oslo have made their air cleaner, and I looked into what Utah has tried, what has worked, and what the biggest obstacles are to real change. I concluded that there aren’t enough people like Weidmann. And I concluded that if I really wanted to see change, I had to start with myself.

Why a salmonella outbreak shouldn't ruin your Thanksgiving

Candice Choi, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:02pm

There's no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey.

'Fantastic Beasts' flies to top of weekend box office

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:04pm

"Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" crawled, slithered and flew its way to the top of the weekend box office with a $62.2 million opening in the U.S. and Canada, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Utah jumps up to No. 18/17, Utah State at No. 14/15 in latest rankings

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:49am

With division titles on the line, both Utah and Utah State got through the weekend with wins and another bump in the national rankings.

No. 2-seeded Weber State back in FCS playoffs, will host playoff opener Dec. 1

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:46am

For the first time in school history, the Wildcats will compete in the FCS playoffs for three-straight years.

Migrants get cool reception in Mexican border town

Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:24am

Many of the nearly 3,000 Central American migrants who have reached the Mexican border with California via caravan said Saturday they do not feel welcome in the city of Tijuana, where hundreds more migrants are headed after more than a month on the road.

Searchers in California fires step up efforts ahead of rain

Sudhin Thanawala and Terence Chea, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:48am

Searchers combing a Northern California town leveled by a deadly wildfire stepped up their efforts Sunday ahead of rains forecast later this week in the fire zone where 76 bodies have been recovered so far.

Explosion at Idaho hazardous waste site kills 1, injures 3

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:03am

An explosion Saturday at a hazardous waste site in southwestern Idaho killed one worker, injured three others and heavily damaged a building, officials said.

Drought stricken Utah explores water banking

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:12am

A legislative committee on Wednesday signed off on a resolution urging the continued exploration of water banking projects in Utah.

BYU men's cross country finishes 2nd nationally; women's team takes 7th

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Nov 18th - 7:33am

Freshman Connor Mantz finished 10th overall with a time of 29 minutes, 17.1 seconds to pace the Cougars, who also got top-25 finishes from Rory Linkletter (29:42.5) and Connor McMillan (29:48.1).

One last time: 3 thoughts on BYU's 45-10 win over New Mexico State in home finale

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Nov 18th - 2:27am

BYU’s seniors took to LaVell Edwards one final time in their careers, and the success will likely lead to one final game to be played in the postseason.

Utah clinches Pac-12 South Division title

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:46am

Utah football has clinched the Pac-12 South Division title and will be going to their first-ever championship game since joining the conference in 2011.

Katoa scores 4 TDs, BYU bowl-eligible after 45-10 win over New Mexico State in home finale

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:08am

Lopini Katoa scored four touchdowns, and Matt Hadley added two more on the ground to help BYU overcome a slow start and cruise to a 45-10 win over New Mexico State to clinch bowl-eligibility late Saturday night in the Cougars’ home finale.

How Donovan Mitchell bounced back against the Celtics

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Nov 17th - 10:39pm

Donovan Mitchell got some criticism after Utah's loss on Friday. The very next night, he showed why some of that was short-sighted.

Artist paints portrait of Maj. Brent Taylor to keep memory alive for his family

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 17th - 10:16pm

A woman in Sanpete County is doing her part in keeping the memory of Maj. Brent Taylor alive.

10-year-old injured in West Jordan auto-pedestrian accident

Jordan Ormond,  |  Posted Nov 17th - 9:44pm

A 10-year-old boy was flown to Primary Children’s Hospital after he was hit by a van while crossing a West Jordan street with his dad and brother, police say.

Body found in Strawberry Reservoir

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Nov 17th - 9:36pm

Search and rescue teams have recovered the body of a man who went missing this week at Strawberry Reservoir.

Argentina minister says country without means to rescue sub

Almudena Calatrava, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 9:05pm

Hours after announcing the discovery of an Argentine submarine lost deep in the Atlantic a year ago with 44 crew members aboard, the government said Saturday that it is unable to recover the vessel, drawing anger from missing sailors' relatives who demanded that it be raised.

Sucking your baby's pacifier might protect them from allergies, study says

Arman Azad, CNN  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:28pm

Your baby's pacifier falls on the floor. Before giving it back to your child, do you wash it in a sink or, perhaps reluctantly, clean it with your own saliva?

Jazz beat Boston behind Mitchell's big night

Doug Alden, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:04pm

After Friday's loss to the 76ers, Donovan Mitchell called himself out after taking 35 shots and not recording an assist. The next night, he showed just how valuable his shooting is to the Jazz.


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