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'It's brutal': Heat wave gripping half the US cancels events

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 5:04pm

Americans from Texas to Maine sweated out a steamy Saturday as a heat wave canceled events from festivals to horse races, chased baseball fans out of their seats and pushed New York City to order steps to avoid straining the electrical system.

2-time Utah champ Preston Summerhays wins US Junior Amateur title

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 4:48pm

Summerhays stormed to the U.S. Junior Amateur title Saturday, defeating challenger Bo Jin from China, 2 and 1 in the 36-hole final at Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio.

Utah governor order's flag-lowering Tuesday for Stevens

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 4:24pm

Gov. Gary Herbert is ordering that U.S. and Utah flags at state facilities be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday in honor of former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who will buried that day at Arlington National Cemetery.

Equifax reportedly near deal to pay about $700 million over data breach

Victoria Cavaliere, CNN  |  Posted Jul 20th - 3:15pm

Credit reporting agency Equifax is nearing a deal to pay about $700 million to state and federal regulators to settle probes stemming from a data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 150 million people, according to two published reports.

A missing toddler drove himself down to the county fair on his toy tractor

Madeline Holcombe, CNN  |  Posted Jul 20th - 2:25pm

How far can a little one really go?

Have You Seen This? Boys who are deaf give powerful performance of 'Thunder'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 20th - 1:25pm

This video is beautiful, inspiring and downright awesome.

'This is what people want to see': Utah Royals show flashes of potential with return of internationals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 12:36pm

This is why Utah Royals FC was founded, why Laura Harvey came out of a self-imposed break from coaching, why Christen Press returned to the NWSL from Sweden, and so forth.

Man, 2 horses dead after pickup truck crashes into horse trailer

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:54am

A man and two horses are dead after a pickup truck crashed into another truck hauling a horse trailer in Millard County Friday morning, officials said.

Federal government found 'go back to your country' phrase to be considered discriminatory in cases

Rene Marsh and Ellie Kaufman, CNN  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:42am

The federal government and the court system have deemed variations of the phrase "go back to where you came from" when used by employees to be discriminatory, cases reviewed by CNN show.

2 dead after truck carrying 7 people careens off steep embankment

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:09am

Two people are dead after a truck carrying seven people careened off a steep embankment early Saturday morning in Weber County.

US cities are losing 36 million trees a year: Here's why it matters and how you can stop it

Amy Chillag, CNN  |  Posted Jul 20th - 10:51am

If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.

Man arrested after heated argument during southern Utah city council meeting

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 10:24am

A man was arrested after two men fought to have the last word during a recent Kanab City Council meeting, jail records show.

Pampers is making a 'smart' diaper. Yes, really

Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:46am

It's come to this: There's about to be an app for your baby's diaper.

Is it safe to allow an au pair to drive your children?

Go Go Pair  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:17am

When it comes to driving your children, it's important that your au pair meets your standards of safety and knowledge.

A taste of Utah's artisan foods makes its way to nation's capital

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:59am

A number of local food vendors will showcase the flavors of Utah at the nation's capital in honor of a pioneer celebration next week.

Bike race to close multiple streets around The Gateway

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:01am

Several roads near The Gateway mall will be closed most of the day Saturday for the inaugural Salt Lake Criterium.

Press, Corsie lift Utah Royals FC to 2-2 draw with league-leading Portland

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:25pm

The U.S. international scored the first equalizer, and Scottish captain Rachel Corsie added a second as Utah drew visiting Portland, 2-2 in front of an announced crowd of 15,931 fans Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Passing the torch, new commander takes over Ogden Air Logistics Complex

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:47pm

Brig. Gen. McCauley von Hoffman took hold of the ceremonial flag Friday to become the new Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander at Hill Air Force Base — just the second woman to hold the position.

Utah man arrested and accused of 37 counts of child sex crimes

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:01pm

Mark Swan, 48, of Grantsville, was ordered in 3rd District Court to be held without bail Friday after police said he allegedly threatened his victims with harm if they talked to authorities.

11 great cars that are inexplicably still available on KSL Cars

KSL Cars  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:00pm

Whether they were initially overpriced, entered the market at a bad time, or maybe just aren’t the gems typically searched for, the following cars are great candidates for your next set of wheels.

To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:39pm

Americans will need to cut their average consumption of beef by about 40% and Europeans by 22%, for the world to continue to feed the 10 billion people expected to live on this planet in 2050, according to a new report.

Bike race to close multiple streets around The Gateway

Several roads near The Gateway mall will be closed most of the day Saturday for the inaugural Salt Lake Criterium.

Looking back at how Utahns, Americans reacted to the moon landing 50 years ago

Here's a look back at what the moon landing was like for those watching 50 years ago.