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In our opinion: Congress should support rural health centers

Regardless of one's stance on the appropriate role of government in the nation's health care marketplace, it is a...

Japan votes for lower house; Abe's party seen headed for win

Voting in a general election started Sunday that would most likely hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's right-wing ruling...

Astros beat Yankees 4-0 in Game 7, reach World Series

Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined for a three-hitter, Jose Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Houston Astros...

Chinese propaganda faces stiff competition from celebrities

When the propaganda film, "The Founding of an Army," hit theaters in China recently, the reaction wasn't quite what the...

Trump plans to help pay aides' legal costs for Russia probes

President Donald Trump intends to spend at least $430,000 of his own money to help pay the legal bills of White House staff...

5 former presidents appear together for hurricane relief

All five living former U.S. presidents will be attending a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for...

Op-ed: Hatch, Lee and the battle over criminal intent

The average person unwittingly commits three felonies a day. The American criminal justice system is in dire need of reform.

Funeral held for US soldier at center of Trump fight

Mourners remembered not only a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald...

Trump has no plans to block scheduled release of JFK records

President Donald Trump says he doesn't plan to block the scheduled release of thousands of never publicly seen government...

Fox renewed O'Reilly contract despite knowing of allegations

The Fox News Channel says the company knew a news analyst planned to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against Bill O'Reilly...

Fallen soldier's son gets his father's car thanks to generosity of strangers

A special car found in Utah is on its way to Texas, not for hurricane relief, but for a surprise birthday present.

Foreigners who joined IS faced almost certain death in Raqqa

The forces fighting the remnants of the Islamic State group in Syria have tacit instructions on dealing with the foreigners...

Charges, insults fly after Trump aide assails congresswoman

The White House on Friday rushed to defend chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized the remarks of a Democratic...

Polish man confesses to deadly knife attack, prosecutor says

A man has confessed to stabbing people at a shopping mall in Poland, killing one and injuring nine, and faces charges of...

5 living ex-presidents attend Texas hurricane relief concert

All five living former U.S. presidents will be attending a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for...

Op-ed: Why are those with ties to white supremacists making our immigration policy?

If Americans display unity in condemning fascism and staunch support for immigrants brought here as children, then why are...

Chen holds on to win Rostelecom Cup and beat Hanyu

Nathan Chen's technique trumped Yuzuru Hanyu's superiority in program components to win the men's event at the Rostelecom...

Norman Rockwell's 3 sons seek to halt sale of his artworks

Norman Rockwell's three sons were among several people who went to court on Friday seeking to halt a museum's plans to sell...

Op-ed: President Trump is doing his best to restore American values

Trump and his team are doing their best to drain our swamp and restore core American values to our culture.

Maronite Catholic patriarch visits Salt Lake, discusses refugees

His Eminence Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, patriarch of the Maronite Catholic Church, met with interfaith leaders and held mass at...

Elizabeth Smart joins The 5 Browns' Deondra Brown to 'make noise' about sexual abuse

At BYU on Friday night, abduction survivor Elizabeth Smart and Deondra Brown, of the musical group The 5 Browns, shared their...

Maronite Catholic patriarch visits S.L., discusses refugees

His Eminence Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, patriarch of the Maronite Catholic Church, met with interfaith leaders and held mass at...

Jon Huntsman Jr. promises to encourage travel between Russia and U.S.

Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. says he will encourage travel between Russia and the United States and promote exchange programs...

Op-ed: Corporate anonymity is a conduit for crime

Those seeking to create a completely anonymous shell company can often do so entirely online, within a few hours or less and...

TV Academy could boot Weinstein; new allegation revealed

The Television Academy has voted to begin disciplinary proceedings against disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein.

10 political cartoons on Harvey Weinstein, Trump and more

Here are some political cartoons on recent news events.

Here’s what Trump’s proposed border wall could look like

Construction crews have already begun work on prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall.

Thanks to its new store, there's a Target in every state

This new Target store will employ 75 people and will include groceries, clothing and home items, and health and beauty...

Trump promises tax cuts as Senate GOP paves way with budget

President Donald Trump promised tax cuts Friday "which will be the biggest in the history of our country!" following Senate...

Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion

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These Disney parks will now allow dogs, but there's a catch

The change took affect Oct. 15. Pet merchandise will soon be available as well.

A.M. notes: Gary Ott passes away, Dodgers advance to World Series, Obama and Bush talk division in U.S.

Want to get ahead of the news to start your day? Here's a look at the news for Oct. 20.

EU leaders struggle to break through Brexit talks impasse

Leaders of Britain and the 27 other European Union members agreed Friday that much remains to be done in Brexit talks amid...

TV Academy to consider expelling Harvey Weinstein

The Television Academy has voted to begin disciplinary proceedings against disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein.

This Las Vegas hotel mogul wants to open another hotel ... in space

According to Business Insider, Robert Bigelow, who owns the Budget Suits of America hotel chain, said his company Bigelow...

This is Utah's favorite fast food restaurant

Business Insider recently teamed up with Foursquare to find out every state's favorite fast food location, and it...

White House defends Kelly's defense of Trump

The White House is defending President Donald Trump's chief of staff after the aide mischaracterized remarks of a Democratic...

What Puerto Rico is doing to get the power back after storm

A month after Hurricane Maria rolled across the center of Puerto Rico, the power is still out for the vast majority of people...

Prominent chefs oppose baker in major gay rights case

Prominent chefs, bakers and restaurant owners want the Supreme Court to rule against a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a...

This Politico piece explains what really happens when Amazon joins another city

Back in September, the online retailer announced that it wanted to add a second headquarter location somewhere in the United...

In our opinion: Utah must weigh costs and benefits in Olympic bid

It's easy to see why there is eagerness to pursue a chance to host a second games in 2026 or 2030, but before the state...

Berlin exhibition highlights how the Nazis exploited Martin Luther’s legacy

Martin Luther is such a towering figure in German history that it's no surprise Adolf Hitler's Third Reich...

Michael Gerson: America needs Republican vertebrates

In the midst of a governing crisis, House Speaker Paul Ryan has once again risen to his role as the voice of bland complacency.

Greg Bell: It is never too early to prepare for hard times ahead

Don't be overwhelmed by the time and expense of preparing for an emergency. Just get started! Take baby steps, and the...

‘Peace Cross’ is unconstitutional, court rules

An old, rugged cross that has stood on public land in a Washington, D.C., suburb for almost a century has been deemed...

'Big Hero 6' is coming back as a TV series

Disney XD announced Tuesday that it will launch its new TV series “Big Hero 6: The Series” on Nov. 20 with a...

Older couples unable to escape wildfires embrace a last time

The majority of the 42 people killed in the wildfires that have ravaged Northern California were in their 70s or older....

Need a good Instagram post? Here's Utah's most popular spot

The website Busbud searched all types of mentions on Instagram to find out where people snap the most photos in every state.

Southwest Airlines celebrates first 'unmanned' flight on new Boeing model

The flight, which Southwest described as “unmanned,” had an all-female crew, including both of the pilots.

EU pledges more help to Italy to reduce migrant arrivals

European Union leader Donald Tusk says the bloc has agreed to increase funding to help Italy in its efforts to keep migrants...