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LDS Church leaders say they will evaluate the faith’s centurylong relationship with the Boy Scouts of America in the wake of Scouting’s decision to immediately end a blanket ban on …

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Wearing a Snowbird baseball cap, mountaineer Dick Bass was in his element when he was trekking through the higher elevations — from Utah to the Himalayas. He died Sunday at age 85. Snowbird co-founder Dick Bass, known for laughs, adventurous spirit, dies at 85
    Dick Bass could be as windy as the towering mountains he climbed. That was part of the reason people loved him so. He might have been rich, might have...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 10:29 pm   |     |   Share
  • Luxury-goods firms go online to fight fraudsters
    Paris • It took luxury-goods makers about a decade to realize that the Internet represented an opportunity. Now, they’re finally figuring out it’s als...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 07:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Court rejects apartheid cases against Ford, IBM
    New York • Victims of apartheid in South Africa cannot sue IBM Corp. and Ford Motor Co. in New York because they cannot show that the companies’ alleg...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 07:18 pm   |     |   Share
    Top 10 reasons you don’t want to miss the Summit County Fair
    In the dog days of August, the mind wanders to corn dogs, carnivals, cowboys, and queens. See them all in the Summit County countryside. This year’s ...

    Updated Jul 15 2015 09:16 am   |     |   Share

    Concert photos: Lyle Lovett and his large band at Red Butte Gardens
    Lyle Lovett is no stranger to Utah. On Sunday, the Wasatch foothills may as well have been home to the recurring headliner at Salt Lake …
    Updated Jul 27 2015 10:31 am   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • (FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) warms up before the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Glendale, Ariz. The players' union has proposed a settlement on Brady's four-game suspension last week, but has not gotten a response from the NFL. A person familiar with the proposal tells The Associated Press)   on Thursday, July 23, 2015,  the offer was NFL: League closer to upgraded football inspection rules
    The NFL is preparing to send out instructions to game officials and teams explaining new rules for inspecting footballs. Two people familiar with the...
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The Utah Transit Authority will be measuring cost and performance data of an electric bus over the next week as it shadows buses on regular routes. Utah transit leaders take a test ride on an electric bus
    A salesman for the California-based Proterra electric bus company asked a crowd of about 40 leaders from transit and government agencies where they wa...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 08:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this June 2, 2015, file photo Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, sent a letter July 27 to President Barack Obama, asking him to remove IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, saying he has obstructed congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative groups. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) Utah’s Chaffetz calls for IRS commissioner’s resignation
    Washington • House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz on Monday called for the resignation of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen and ...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 10:05 pm   |     |   Share
    Native American powwow follows on Pioneer Day festivities — with one hitch
    Outside the circle of chanting and singing, Cal Nez stops passers-by, handing out free tickets. Inside the chain-link fence and canvas canopies, Native American dancers …
    Updated Jul 25 2015 09:28 pm   |   0 Comments   |   Share
  • FILE - In this Sunday, June 8, 2014, file photo, a Boy Scout wears his kerchief embroidered with a rainbow knot during Salt Lake City’s annual gay pride parade. The Boy Scouts of America's top policy-making board planned a vote Monday, July 27, 2015, on ending its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion if that accorded with their faith. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File) LDS Church ‘deeply troubled’ by Boy Scouts ending ban on gay adult leaders, will re-evaluate relationship with program
    LDS Church leaders say they will evaluate the faith’s centurylong relationship with the Boy Scouts of America in the wake of Scouting’s decision to ...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 10:23 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
People walk into the recreation hall at the Salt Lake Ensign LDS Church at 109 G Street to vote in precincts SLC033 and SLC039 Tuesday morning Novmeber 6. Mail ballots return slowly as in-person, early voting begins Tuesday
    Maybe it’s because of summer and vacations. Maybe voters were busy celebrating Pioneer Day. Or maybe they simply have not decided which candidates — i...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 09:21 pm   |     |   Share
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John Dominic Crossan Renowned biblical scholar in Utah to discuss Mormonism and the real, ‘radical’ Jesus
    John Dominic Crossan — a famed biblical scholar, author of 27 books and co-leader of the controversial Jesus Seminar — has crisscrossed the globe, sha...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 08:06 pm   |     |   Share
    Gallery: Utah hiking photos from spring and summer
    Pioneer Day is almost here and — unofficially — Utah’s hiking season is half over. Or half remains, if that’s your preferred point of view. …
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  • (Al Hartmann | Tribune file photo)  
A meeting between tribal and U.S. government leaders has fanned fears about a possible monument designation for nearly 2 million acres in southeast Utah centered around the Bears Ears landmark pictured here.
Interior, tribal meeting sparks fear of new Utah monument designation
    Washington • The Interior Department said Monday that a recent meeting between federal officials and tribal leaders in southwestern Utah was part of a...
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  • Driver dies trying to avoid cars stopped for construction in Emery County
    A man died Monday morning on State Road 6 in Emery County when he rolled his SUV rolled down an embankment while trying to avoid traffic stopped for r...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Mitsubishi, UAW to seek buyer for Illinois plant
    Champaign, Ill. • Mitsubishi Motors and the United Auto Workers said Monday that they will work together to look for a buyer for the central Illinois ...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:51 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah families walk a few miles in pioneers' shoes during commemorative hike
    On Saturday, Utah families walked in the footsteps of the 1847 pioneers during the 11th annual Commemorative Encampment hike. The 5-mile walk followed Emigration Creek …
    Updated Jul 18 2015 07:07 pm   |   0 Comments   |   Share
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Courtesy  |  Jessica Hughes Photography Kirby: Music and the broken world
    You got a favorite song, one that you might want played or sung at your funeral? I never did. I always thought funerals were for the living. If they h...
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  • Facebook, Twitter to show if ads paying off
    San Francisco • Twitter and Facebook’s earnings reports this week will show whether the companies can wring profit from fresh efforts to attract adver...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • Jason Brown, husband of Jillian Johnson, hugs a guest following the funeral service for Jillian Johnson at Delhomme Funeral Home in Lafayette, La., Monday, July 27, 2015. Johnson was a victim of the The Grand 16 movie theater shooting in Lafayette on Thursday. Johnson, 33, and Mayci Breaux, 21, were shot and killed last Thursday while watching the movie Judge says she didn’t involuntarily commit killer
    Carrollton, Ga. • The gunman responsible for last week’s deadly attack in a Louisiana movie theater was delivered by deputies to a hospital for a ment...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 07:50 pm   |     |   Share
  • Back to school to-do list: meningitis shot
    Utah parents can add one more item to their children’s back-to-school checklists. Following a health department policy change in December, seventh-gra...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 10:41 pm   |     |   Share
    Nerdist chief Chris Hardwick to play Kingsbury Hall, Nov. 6
    Some people are nerds, and some nerds are lucky enough to make a career out of it. Chris Hardwick is one of these nerds. Hardwick — comedian, TV host,...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • First bird flu, now holidays boost egg prices
    Chicago • U.S. egg prices, already at a record after an outbreak of avian influenza earlier this year, will rise even higher in the fall with the onse...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Argentine video game targets angry investors
    Buenos Aires • It looks a lot like Angry Birds, that addictively silly iPhone game -- only in this version, the target is bondholders. At a state-run ...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Former ambassadors to Israel back Iran nuclear deal
    Washington • Seven former U.S. diplomats and State Department officials sent a letter Monday to leaders in Congress urging them to support the nuclear...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:19 pm   |     |   Share
  • Allergan may turn sights to Amgen or AbbVie
    Geneva • Allergan Plc says it’s “reloaded and ready to move” on further acquisitions after agreeing to sell its generic-drug business for $40.5 billio...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • A police officer patrols as Turkish police raid homes in the Haci Bayram neighborhood of the capital Ankara, Turkey, Monday, July 27, 2015. Security forces has detained at least 15 people suspected of links to the Islamic State group, the state-run news agency said. The Anadolu Agency said those detained in the Haci Bayram neighborhood include a number of foreign nationals. It did not give details of the foreigners' home countries. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici) U.S., Turkey plan to crush Islamic State along border
    Beirut • Turkey and the United States have agreed on the outlines of a plan to rout the Islamic State (IS) from a strip of Syrian territory along the ...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 07:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • Eight Owlz and Raptors players named Pioneer Baseball League all-stars
    The Beehive state will be well represented in the inaugural Pioneer Baseball League vs. Northwest League All-Star Game on Aug. 4 in Spokane, Washingto...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 07:13 pm   |     |   Share
  • Secretary of State John Kerry arrives for a news conference at the State Department in Washington, Monday, July 27, 2015, where he released the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report. The State Department has taken Malaysia and Cuba off its blacklist of countries failing to combat modern-day slavery, leaving the U.S. open to criticism that politics is swaying the often-contentious rankings in its annual human trafficking report. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Dems: U.S. politicizes human-trade blacklist
    Washington • Democratic lawmakers and rights groups Monday accused the State Department of politicizing its annual rankings of nations on their effort...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 07:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Secretary of State John Kerry, right, accompanied by eight Highway bill stalls as deadline nears
    Washington • House Republicans rebuffed their Senate counterparts Monday over must-pass highway legislation, setting the two chambers on a collision c...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 07:13 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this June 6, 2013, file photo, a sign stands outside the National Security Administration (NSA) campus on in Fort Meade, Md. The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency will soon stop using millions of American calling records it collected under a controversial program leaked by former agency contractor Edward Snowden. The Director of National Intelligence said July 27,  that as of Nov. 29, those records would no longer be examined in terrorism investigations, and would be destroyed as soon as possible. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) NSA says it will destroy U.S. phone records
    Washington • The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency (NSA) will soon stop examining — and will ultimately destroy — mil...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 06:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • Man who shot up Utah’s Chicken Express pleads guilty
    A man who shot up a fast food restaurant in West Valley City last month has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. Herndon Llewellyn Konelio, 21, pleaded ...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:56 pm   |     |   Share
  • Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrives at Syriza party headquarters for a meeting with senior party officials in Athens, Monday, July 27, 2015. After passing a series of reforms demanded by creditors, the Greek government is hoping that negotiations on the bailout will be completed by Aug. 20 when the country has a big debt repayment of around 3.2 billion euros ($3.5 billion) to make to the European Central Bank. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis) Greece launches bailout talks as Plan B revealed
    Athens • Greece’s government on Monday launched complex bailout negotiations with creditors, but faced rebuke following revelations that former financ...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 03:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The Shanghai share index fell the most since early 2007 on Monday, July 27, 2015, as Chinese stocks suffered a renewed sell-off despite government efforts to calm the market. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) Plunge in Chinese shares helps hurts global stocks
    New York • The worst drop in China’s stock market in eight years helped drag down other markets around the world Monday. The tough day follows decline...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 03:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Teva, Restaurant Brands are big market movers
    New York • Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE • Teva Pharmace...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 03:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • True-crime author Ann Rule, who wrote the book on Ted Bundy, dies at 83
    Seattle • True-crime writer Ann Rule, who wrote more than 30 books, including a profile of her former co-worker, serial killer Ted Bundy, has died at ...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 08:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Brianne Altice enters Judge Kay's courtroom. Altice was sentenced to up to 30 years, Thursday, July 9, 2015 in Judge Thomas L. Kay's Second District Courtroom.  Altice, a former Davis High school teacher had sexual relationships with three of her students. Ex-teacher gets 2017 parole hearing in Utah student sex case
    A former Davis High School teacher sent to prison for having sexual contact with three of her students will get her first chance to be paroled in 2017...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 07:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Wasatch coach Geno Morgan talks to Insa Kaba during the 1A championship game on March 5, 2011. Prep basketball: Wasatch Academy hires Curtis Condie as new boys basketball coach
    Wasatch Academy announced Monday the hiring of Curtis Condie as the school’s new boys basketball coach after the sudden death of Geno Morgan in early ...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 03:46 pm   |     |   Share