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A look at 31 recordings on the cosmic playlist that is the Voyager Golden Record

Trump goes after Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake in Phoenix rally speech

President Donald Trump delivered a rally speech from Phoenix Tuesday night that bashed the media and called out Congress.

Trump blames media for condemnation of comments on Virginia

Trying to recapture the Republican fervor that helped put him in office, President Donald Trump travels to Arizona on Tuesday...

Rep. Chris Stewart donates school supplies Utah Refugee Services Office

Refugee families in Utah sometimes struggle to provide their kids with school supplies. Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, and his...

Jury refuses to convict in Nevada ranch standoff

A federal jury in Las Vegas refused Tuesday to convict four accused gunman in a 2014 standoff with federal authorities near...

Trump to hold a rally in Arizona, home to one of his Republican critics, Jeff Flake

As The New York Times reported, the rally will likely have protests from a number of groups. Local officials have asked Trump...

FBI sees no evidence of rise in hate rhetoric, extremism in Utah

The FBI in Salt Lake City hasn't seen an uptick in the kind of racially charged activity that precipitated deadly violence in...

Protests turn unruly after Trump's Phoenix speech

Republican President Donald Trump's first political event since the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, has prompted...

Trump returns to immigration issue with Arizona visit, rally

President Donald Trump is highlighting his pledge to combat illegal immigration by heading to a Marine Corps base along the...

Here's how many times God is mentioned in every state's constitution

The Pew Research Center unveiled a new report that looked how many times God or the divine are mentioned in a state...

Trump protesters expected to flood downtown Phoenix

Republican President Donald Trump's first political event since the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, has prompted...

This couple named their daughter Eclipse because, you guessed it, the eclipse

A pregnant woman in Greenville, South Carolina, didn't think she'd actually give birth on Monday, even though her...

Where do the most 'toxic' internet trolls live? Not in Utah

That's question that Disqus, an online commenting platform, looked to answer with its latest partnership with WIRED.

Boeing gets contract for Air Force work in Ogden, other sites

The Air Force said Monday it has awarded contracts to Boeing Co. and Northrop Grumman Corp. for work that could lead to...

The most hilarious tweets from the solar eclipse

Millions of people across the nation celebrated the solar eclipse, which reached totality about 11:30 a.m. in Idaho on Monday.

A.M. notes: Operation Rio Grande cost unknown, the U. to go 'tobacco free,' Trump outlines Afghanistan plan

Want to get ahead of the news to start your day? Here's a look at the top world, national, Utah and trending news for Aug. 22.

Netflix loves to pick hits for each subscriber ... but how?

Netflix wants subscribers to know it's looking out for them.

Civil War lessons often depend on where the classroom is

The Civil War lessons taught to American students often depend on where the classroom is, with schools presenting accounts of...

Joss Whedon's ex-wife alleges infidelity in scathing essay

The ex-wife of director Joss Whedon writes in a scathing essay that the filmmaker known for holding up feminist ideals "is...

US says some remains of sailors found on USS John McCain

The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said some remains of Navy sailors were found in a compartment of the USS John McCain...

Trump renews Afghan commitment but says 'no blank check'

In a prime-time address to the nation, Trump said his "original instinct was to pull out," alluding to his long-expressed...

Utah will get front-row seat for eclipse in 2045

Wyoming and Idaho are basking in the glory of the eclipsed sun this time around, while Utah has to settle for only a partial...

Man who shot judge is father of player convicted of rape

A judge walking from his car into the county courthouse was shot by a gunman Monday morning but managed to fire back before a...

Barcelona fugitive shot dead had knives, wore fake bomb belt

The lone fugitive from the Spanish cell that killed 15 people in and near Barcelona was shot to death Monday after he flashed...

Tribe sets up encampment on Brown University land

Dozens of people, including members of a Native American tribe and their supporters, have set up an encampment on Brown...

After fraught debate, Trump to disclose new Afghanistan plan

President Donald Trump will unveil his updated Afghanistan policy Monday night in a rare, prime-time address to a nation that...

President signs Hatch's rapid DNA bill

Police might soon use new technology to speed up the process to identify perpetrators or exonerate people accused of crimes...

Boyd Matheson: How the commander-in-chief can call us to character

Ronald Reagan called Americans to be that “shining city on a hill” and to be ready for our “rendezvous with...

Cosby hires Michael Jackson's lawyer for sex assault retrial

Cosby's spokesman announced Monday that the 80-year-old comedian is bringing in Tom Mesereau to lead a retooled defense team....

Moon blots the sun out of the sky in historic US eclipse

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Judge shot, wounded near Ohio courthouse; gunman killed

A judge walking from his car into the county courthouse was shot by a gunman Monday morning but managed to fire back before a...

Navy chief orders probe into Pacific fleet after collisions

The collision east of Singapore between the guided missile destroyer and the 183-meter Alnic MC was the second...

Wounded congressman says return based on doctors' advice

A spokeswoman for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Lauren Fine, said the congressman participated Monday in a conference...

'My world is complete': Eclipse watchers in Idaho break camps in awe

The Deseret News is live in Rigby, Idaho, with Americans from across the nation , and even visitors from around the...

Alabama starts atop AP poll for 2nd straight year; Utes not ranked

Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll for the second straight season and third time in...

Big Ben bell falls silent in London for repairs until 2021

The giant bell atop Parliament's clock tower sent a dozen deep bongs into a gray sky at noon, marking the hour as it has done...

'Call out racism' when you see it and hear it, Provo gathering told

About 150 people joined in a solidarity rally Sunday night at Kiwanis Park in Provo, which was part a call to action and an...

Spanish town struggles to reconcile locals as extremist cell

In the suspected extremist cell's final days, the group accumulated more than 100 gas canisters, blew up a house in a botched...

Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91

Publicist Candi Cazau says Lewis died Sunday morning of natural causes at age 91 in Las Vegas with his family by his side.

US warship collides with tanker near Singapore; 10 missing

A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with a tanker early Monday in waters east of Singapore and the Straits of...

Americans gather in Idaho to revel in life journeys and experience a total eclipse

In a 5-acre field in southeast Idaho, eclipse enthusiasts from near and far fired up generators, traded drinks and stories...

US commander in Afghanistan launches special ops corps

The White House announced that President Donald Trump would address the nation's troops and the American people Monday night...

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Gregory died late Saturday in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week, his son Christian Gregory told The...

Publicist: Jerry Lewis, comedian, telethon host, dies at 91

Publicist Candi Cazau says Lewis died Sunday morning of natural causes at age 91 in Las Vegas with his family by his side.

Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

They are among 14 people killed and more than 120 others wounded in Barcelona and the nearby town of Cambrils on Thursday and...

'The Hitman's Bodyguard' outdoes 'Logan Lucky' at box office

The Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds action comedy "The Hitman's Bodyguard" has taken the top spot at the box office this...

Bomb kills 3 Lebanese troops battling Islamic State

The deaths came a day after the U.S.-backed army launched its biggest military operation yet against IS, which gained a...

Americans under 30 are less supportive of religious freedom than other adults

A variety of recent research shows that young people diverge from older generations when it comes to protecting the rights of...

Train derails in northern India, killing at least 23

Rescuers using cutting torchers and cranes worked through the night to pull apart 14 coaches of a crowded train that went off...

From age 3 to 80, Barcelona victims represent a wide world

An Italian father who saved his children's lives but lost his own. An American celebrating his first wedding anniversary. A...