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Trump praises new CIA director

Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:28am

President Donald Trump praised new CIA Director Gina Haspel at her swearing-in ceremony Monday, saying there was "no one in this country better qualified" for the job.

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NASA shipper Orbital ATK launches space station supplies

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:02am

One of NASA's prime shippers, Orbital ATK, launched a fresh load of supplies to the International Space Station from Virginia on Monday.

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US Postal Service issuing scratch-and-sniff stamps

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:52am

Letter writers will soon be able to express their sentiments in words and smells.

US issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:27am

The United States on Monday issued a steep list of demands to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump and threatened "the strongest sanctions in history" if Iran doesn't change course.

Toxic cloud caused by Hawaii volcano lava emerges over ocean

Caleb Jones and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:00am

White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago: A toxic steam cloud.

School shooting victims remembered as sweet, hardworking

Juan Lozano and Sarah Zimmerman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:42am

An outgoing and "really funny" student who blocked the door to try to prevent the gunman from entering the classroom, an exchange student who aspired to work in civil service and a substitute teacher who frequently hosted gatherings were among the 10 people killed at a Texas high school.

Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

Martin Crutsinger and Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:20am

President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his administration's temporary truce with China on trade, even as his Treasury secretary and China struck a note of caution on the latest agreement.

Utah troopers focus on seat belt enforcement to save lives this summer

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:02am

The 100 deadliest days on Utah roads begins Memorial Day weekend. Law enforcement agencies across the West are giving drivers “extra encouragement” to stay safe.

How a mammogram can save the life of a woman you love

Steward Health Care  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:00am

Breast cancer is a common occurrence, but it's also very treatable, especially with early intervention. Nearly everyone has a woman in their life who they care about; read through the most recent screening guidelines to help protect those you love.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Jordan Ormond, KSL.com and Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 21st - 7:41am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Coach Kim: When life is a big disappointment

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, KSL.com Contributors  |  Posted   May 21st - 7:03am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham share some ways to change your mindset when you cannot change a situation.

Ogden man seeks parole for 1994 Willard Bay murder

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 21st - 6:43am

A man who has served more than 20 years in prison for murder is seeking parole.

Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, spews new danger

Caleb Jones and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:47pm

A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous, sending rivers of molten rock pouring into the ocean Sunday and launching lava skyward that caused the first major injury.

LDS Church rededicates Jordan River Temple following 2 years of renovations

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:23pm

Thousands of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took part Sunday in the rededication of the Jordan River Temple.

100 Utah veterans recognized for their service in the Cold War

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:11pm

A hundred Utah Cold War veterans, whose service largely went unacknowledged in a war that was largely invisible, received Cold War Victory Medals at the George E. Wahlen Ogden veterans home.

Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

Scott Smith and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:39pm

Venezuelan officials declared socialist leader Nicolas Maduro the easy winner of Sunday's presidential election, while his leading challenger questioned the legitimacy of a vote marred by irregularities and called for a new ballot to prevent a brewing social crisis from exploding.

Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave gets bouquet

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:15pm

Unwilling to kiss Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding goodbye just yet, Britain basked Sunday in the scale of the spectacle as major broadcasters kept scenes from the royal nuptials on repeat along with fresh interviews with the bride's dressmaker.

Lehi man convicted in 2009 killing asks for his third parole

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:55pm

A Lehi man convicted of shooting and killing his uncle in 2009 in Pleasant Grove is seeking parole for a third time.

Springdale, UDOT officials celebrate completion of SR-9 reconstruction

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:20pm

Town, county and state officials celebrated the end of roadwork through Springdale this week with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting that marked the completion of state Route 9’s reconstruction.

Old fire hoses used to keep classrooms safe from gunfire

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:47pm

No matter what it costs, schools all across the country are trying to do whatever possible to keep students safe.

As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept

Jonathan Lemire and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:40pm

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said that the special counsel indicated its investigation into the president could be concluded by September.

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