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Spicer abruptly resigns; Big shakeup for Trump press shop

Ken Thomas and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 4:17pm

White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday, ending a rocky six-month tenure that made his news briefings defending President Donald Trump must-see TV.

San Juan County welcomes redrawing of election districts

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 4:16pm

San Juan County commissioners are welcoming a federal judge's order that an independent expert redraw the southeastern Utah county's commission and school board election districts because they're unconstitutional.

'2 angels' save BYU basketball alum from near-fatal wasp attack in Hawaii

Dave Cawley  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 3:43pm

Two total strangers saved the life of former BYU basketball player Jake Shoff after wasp stings prompted a severe allergic reaction as he vacationed with family in Hawaii.

Parents Guide: 'Dunkirk' is PG-13 but not for the reasons you would expect

David Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 3:26pm

There are some movies for which the traditional movie ratings don't apply. "Dunkirk" is a beautiful and intense war movie that shifts graphic content from a visual experience to an emotional experience.

Should you accept help from a stranger when pulled over?

Robert J. DeBry and Associates  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 3:00pm

Accepting help from a stranger can be circumstantial. Here are some things to consider.

Judge approves resignation deal for Recorder Gary Ott

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 2:43pm

A judge Friday approved the separation agreement between the family of embattled county Recorder Gary Ott and Salt Lake County, clearing the way for Ott's resignation to take effect Aug. 1

US bans travel for Americans to NKorea after Warmbier death

Matthew Lee and Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 2:41pm

American citizens will be barred by the U.S. from traveling to North Korea beginning next month following a prohibition on using U.S. passports to enter the country, the State Department said Friday.

Teens in shootout may be tied to crime spree, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 2:14pm

Police say it was fortunate that no one was injured in a shootout between two moving vehicles Thursday night.

Cruz coming to Utah to campaign for Herrod; Ainge announces state lawmaker support

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:54pm

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of Utah's GOP presidential caucus vote last year, will be in Utah on July 29 to rally for 3rd Congressional District Republican primary candidate Chris Herrod.

Have You Seen This? Man free dives deepest pool in the world with one breath

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:18pm

This guy dived 131 feet deep on one breath of air. This may be the most anxiety producing thing you seen all week.

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'You cannot hide': Takedown of world's largest darknet drug market

Parker Atkinson, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 12:12pm

The growth and popularity of the dark web has created an online haven for drugs, allowing users, manufacturers and sellers to create and popularize novel new substances. But despite the challenges involved, law enforcement continues to fight back.

4 nutrition tips to honor your health without dieting

Emily Fonnesbeck, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 12:07pm

Nutrition can feel very overwhelming and confusing, and health concerns only make it more so. It's easy to either throw your hands up or go on a diet. Here are four tips to help you honor your health without it feeling obsessive or preoccupying.

From Left Field: Dodgers organist pays tribute to Linkin Park singer

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 11:31am

The Dodgers organist pays tribute to Chester Bennington who died Thursday. Also, a fan misses two shots at a foul ball and Sergio Garcia loses a battle with a bush.

Utah, Idaho men summit 19 tallest Utah peaks in under 33 hours, set new record

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 11:06am

On July 8, famed Utah ultrarunner, Jared Campbell, alongside Idaho friend, Luke Nelson, set a new record for summiting all of the 13,000-plus foot peaks in Utah.

Joe Ingles plans to give some of his contract to underprivileged families in Utah

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 10:52am

Joe Ingles told an Australian paper that he wants to use some of his new $52 million contract to help underprivileged families in Utah. In other news, Jazz players are participating in basketball camps and charity games around the globe.

'Darknet' suspect's flashy cars raised eyebrows in Thailand

Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 10:32am

The neighbors had their suspicions.

Elon Musk says he has 'verbal approval' to build New York-DC hyperloop

Jackie Wattles, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 10:01am

New York to DC in half an hour.

Wildlife officials hope updated tech will give them an edge as black bear numbers rise

Brianna Bodily  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 9:24am

Busy biologists are getting a small boost with updated tech, as they try to keep up with Utah's rising number of bears.

Tribe wants centuries-old remains found in Idaho

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 9:03am

At least one tribe will seek possession of human bones found protruding from an Idaho badger hole after tests determined they weren't from modern day homicide victims but belonged to people who lived five centuries ago.

Idaho resident catches record-breaking 57-pound trout in Utah

Shelbie Harris, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 8:48am

After landing a monster, 57-pound lake trout, Soda Springs resident Sidney Cellan has reeled his way into the Utah record books.

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