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Huawei could be the first big casualty of China's clash with America

Sherisse Pham, CNN  |  Posted May 21st - 2:31pm

In little over 30 years, Huawei has gone from scrappy startup to China's most successful global consumer brand. Now it could become the first big casualty of an escalating fight with America over trade and the future of technology.

Wind developer seeks proposals for whale monitoring system

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 12:18pm

The developer of a wind farm off Massachusetts is taking steps to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale.

3 tips to help the seniors in your life avoid tech scams

Carrie Rogers-whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 20th - 2:36pm

Scams that target the elderly are on the rise. Here are three ways to help you and the seniors in your life avoid tech scams that could cost thousands.

Man pleads guilty to taking lemur from California zoo

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 2:19pm

Federal prosecutors say a man has agreed to plead guilty to stealing a ring-tailed lemur from a Southern California zoo.

After long journey, bear spared by governor returns home

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 1:09pm

A bear whose life was spared two years ago by New Hampshire's governor has returned to her home turf near Dartmouth College after traveling thousands of miles since her relocation last June.

Out with the old kilogram, in with the new — scientists introduce more accurate measure

Matthew Robinson, Lianne Kolirin and Jack Guy, CNN  |  Posted May 20th - 9:28am

A kilo is a kilo is a kilo, right? Wrong. Monday marks World Metrology Day, and this year's edition sees a big change in the way the kilogram unit is defined.

'Hippie' island off Seattle sees shift in low vaccine rate

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 10:48pm

Sarah Day is a school nurse with "street cred" when it comes to the polarizing issue of vaccines on an idyllic island in Washington state known for its rural beauty, counterculture lifestyle and low immunization rates.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump cries 'treason' over campaign scrutiny

Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 10:14pm

President Donald Trump is using "treason" rather lightly as he assails unidentified U.S. officials for investigating operatives of his campaign in 2016. There's no allegation or even suggestion that they committed this punishable-by-death crime, if any crime at all.

Vietnam cargo plane converted into interactive classroom

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 3:13pm

Students interested in science and technology will soon be able to attend class in an old military plane in northern Utah.

Losing Huawei as a customer could cost US tech companies $11B

Sherisse Pham, CNN  |  Posted May 18th - 10:51am

New U.S. measures that restrict exports to Huawei could cost Silicon Valley billions in lost revenue.

Teen finds prehistoric mastodon jaw in southern Iowa

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 17th - 10:10am

A teen searching for arrowheads in southern Iowa found something much bigger: the prehistoric jawbone of a mastodon.

San Francisco just banned the use of facial recognition tech. What’s happening in Utah?

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted May 16th - 4:08pm

San Francisco recently became the first city in the United States to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments. What's going to happen in Utah?

Utah’s latest rideshare innovation vehicle damaged in shipping, debut at Daybreak delayed

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15th - 7:10pm

The debut of a new electric low-speed rideshare vehicle for the Daybreak community, which was set for Thursday, is now on hold after the initial vehicle was damaged in shipping, the company’s owner said.

Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 1:24pm

Ashes to ashes, guts to dirt.

Downpours, runoff lead to decline in Chesapeake Bay's health

David McFadden, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 11:25am

The overall health of America's largest estuary declined last year due to the effects of record-breaking precipitation washing more pollutants into the water, but scientists described the difficult year as a dip for the Chesapeake Bay and not a disaster.

2 GOP lawmakers urge Inslee to veto Snake River dam study

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 9:43am

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that provides $750,000 to study how to best help impacted communities if the four federal dams on the Snake River are breached.

2020 hopeful Bennet proposes $1 trillion climate change fund

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 11:13am

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bennet said Monday he wants to commit $1 trillion for underwriting research and projects to address climate change, set aside about one-third of U.S. lands and ocean territory for conservation and reach net-zero U.S. emissions by midcentury.

Alaska's fledgling commercial seaweed industry grows

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 5:59pm

Alaska's fledgling commercial seaweed industry is growing, with producers excited about this year's harvest.

Flooding makes big 'dead zone' off Louisiana coast likely

Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted May 16th - 3:09pm

The year's widespread flooding has made it likely that a big, oxygen-starved "dead zone" off Louisiana's coast will form this summer, the head of the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science said Thursday.

Surgeon who transplanted baboon heart into baby dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 15th - 10:32pm

Dr. Leonard Bailey, who in 1984 transplanted a baboon heart into a tiny newborn dubbed "Baby Fae" in a pioneering operation that sparked both worldwide acclaim and condemnation, has died. He was 76.