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US Official: 'End days' nearing for Islamic State in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 9:56am

Fighting against the Islamic State group in its last enclave in eastern Syria "is going very well," a U.S. official said Saturday as U.S.-backed Syrian fighters battled the extremists on the edge of the largest urban area they still hold.

Angel Flight brings Santa, 8,000 pounds of supplies to Title I school

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 15th - 9:17am

Hundreds of students from the school lined up inside a hangar at Cedar City Regional Airport to greet Santa on Friday.

Light at the end of the tunnel for UN climate talks

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 8:28am

A deal on the rules that govern the Paris climate accord appeared within grasp Saturday, as officials from almost 200 countries worked to bridge remaining differences after two weeks of U.N. talks in Poland.

Utah gas mining president charged with securities fraud

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 7:34am

The founder and president of Empire Energy in Utah has been charged with defrauding investors of more than $300,000.

Federal judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 9:48pm

A conservative federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act "invalid" on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain in place for now.

Once an annual series, BYU prepares for first hoops game against UNLV since 2011

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 14th - 9:10pm

After a three-game winning streak, BYU will play UNLV and San Diego State for the first time since leaving the Mountain West Conference in 2011.

Holiday traditions and treasures abound in THE BLOCKS downtown

The Blocks  |  Posted Dec 14th - 9:00pm

Every year THE BLOCKS — downtown Salt Lake’s Cultural Core — fills with holiday shoppers, art lovers and adventure seekers alike. If you’re looking for a little something extra to do in town, we have a few suggestions.

Their numbers growing, Latinos gain clout in new Congress

Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 14th - 8:37pm

A record 43 Latinos elected to Congress are set to take the oath of office in January, including the youngest woman ever elected, two Latinas from Texas, the first Latino to represent Ohio and a woman born in Ecuador.

2 adults, 1 juvenile arrested after high-speed pursuit ends north of Stockton

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 14th - 8:05pm

Three people were arrested after a short high-speed chase on state Route 36 Friday afternoon, police said.

Utah man faces federal murder charge in fatal Navajo Nation shooting

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 14th - 7:33pm

A man who allegedly shot another man in the back of the head during an argument in the Navajo Nation was charged with murder Friday in federal court.

St. George mother finds a way to get back to her favorite sport

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 14th - 7:00pm

Staying active and even competitive in your favorite sport seems to get harder as you age, but one St. George mom is using every resource available to keep up with her kids.

Disney Channel actor arrested for allegedly enticing minor in Utah

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 14th - 6:32pm

A 48-year-old Disney Channel actor on a show that films in Utah was arrested Friday after allegedly arranging online to have sex with someone he believed was 13 years old.

'Sesame Street' steps up to the biggest issues kids face

Kathryn A. Ostrofsky, CNN  |  Posted Dec 14th - 5:45pm

When "Sesame Street" debuted in the late 1960s, Americans understood poverty to be one of the biggest challenges facing families, and public energy to fight poverty abounded in President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society initiatives and Martin Luther King Jr.'s Poor People's Campaign activism. The founders of the nonprofit production company Children's Television Workshop tapped into this energy and created "Sesame Street" with the intention that it could serve as a tool to fight poverty.

Here's why CenturyLink customers received a pop-up that briefly blocked the internet

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 14th - 5:06pm

If you’re a CenturyLink customer, you may have had trouble getting online this week. Here’s why the internet service provider says the reason is due to Utah law — and why state legislators say it should never have happened.

Salt Lake is US pick to try for Winter Olympics

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 14th - 4:22pm

Utah is closer to getting another Olympics Friday after the U.S. Olympic Committee selected Salt Lake City to bid on behalf of the United States.

Sen. Orrin Hatch says his comments about Trump allegations were 'irresponsible'

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 14th - 4:09pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch says he regrets speaking "imprudently" and that his comments earlier this week about allegations against President Trump were "irresponsible."

Trump names Mulvaney 'acting' chief of staff

Jeremy Diamond, CNN  |  Posted Dec 14th - 3:24pm

Mick Mulvaney will become the acting White House chief of staff at the end of the year, President Donald Trump announced in a tweet on Friday.

What parents need to know about 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse'

Dave Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 14th - 3:00pm

If you’re like me the superhero movie genre has become a little stale. I wasn’t sure there was much hope for it to get better until I saw “Spider-Man; into the Spider-Verse” find out what it is possible in this new film.

5 home projects you should do this winter

KSL Classifieds  |  Posted Dec 14th - 3:00pm

A handful of fixes for when you’re feeling handy, cabin-feverish or just want to save money on off-season contract work.

Police identify man found dead in Holladay park

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 14th - 2:14pm

Police released the identity of a man two days after finding him dead and naked in a Holladay park Wednesday.

Report: Andersen rounds out USU's top coaching positions with Mike Sanford hire

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 14th - 2:08pm

Gary Andersen’s top coaching spots are starting to take shape just a week after he was hired as Utah State’s head coach.

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