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AThis Nov. 27, 2020 photo by Terrance Siemon shows a monolith that was placed in a red-rock desert in an undisclosed location in San Juan County southeastern Utah. New clues have surfaced in the disappearance of the gleaming monolith in Utah that seemed to melt away as mysteriously as it appeared in the red-rock desert. A Colorado photographer told a TV station in Salt Lake City that he saw four men push over the hollow, stainless steel structure in Utah on Friday night. (Terrance Siemon via AP)

Visitor: Monolith toppled by group who said 'leave no trace'

Dec. 1, 2020 8:06 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New clues have surfaced in the disappearance of a gleaming monolith in Utah that seemed to melt away as mysteriously as it appeared in the red-rock desert — though it's no longer the only place where a strange structure has come and gone. A Colorado photographer told KSTU-TV ...

FILE - In this July 21, 2020, file photo, Lemiley Lane, a Bountiful junior who grew up in the Navajo Nation in Arizona, poses for a photograph at Bountiful High School in Bountiful, Utah. A mostly white high school near Salt Lake City will begin the process to replace its hotly-contested Braves mascot after nearly 70 years. Bountiful High School Principal Aaron Hogge said Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, the school will start the process to select a

Utah high school to replace Braves mascot amid backlash

Nov. 30, 2020 7:55 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A mostly white high school near Salt Lake City will replace its contentious Braves mascot after nearly 70 years, the principal said Monday, as school and professional sports teams face increasing backlash about using Native American names and symbols. Bountiful High School will start...

In this Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, photo provided by Kelsea Dockham, rocks mark the location where a metal monolith once stood in the ground in a remote area of red rock in Spanish Valley, Utah south of Moab near Canyonlands National Park. The mysterious silver monolith that was placed there has disappeared less than 10 days after it was spotted by wildlife biologists performing a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep, federal officials and witnesses said. (Kelsea Dockham/Canyon State Overland via AP)

Mysterious silver monolith disappears from Utah desert

Nov. 29, 2020 7:19 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A mysterious silver monolith that was placed in the Utah desert has disappeared less than 10 days after it was spotted by wildlife biologists performing a helicopter survey of bighorn sheep, federal officials and witnesses said. “We have received credible reports that the...

Posters on precautions against the coronavirus are displayed at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. The signs on posters read

Correction: Virus Outbreak-The Latest story

Nov. 27, 2020 7:31 PM EST
In a story Nov. 25, 2020, about a new U.S. estimate of missed coronavirus infections, The Associated Press erroneously reported an earlier calculation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Previously, the CDC estimated nine of every 10 cases were being missed, not one of every 10.

Report: Utah officer used ‘improper’ force when pushing man

Nov. 27, 2020 1:44 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Salt Lake City’s Civilian Review Board sustained an allegation that a police officer used improper force during a protest against police violence in May when he pushed down an older man with a cane. Video captured by ABC4 shows an officer getting out of an armored police...

Food is loaded onto tables for those in need outside of the Catholic Community Services of Utah Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Ogden, Utah. As coronavirus concerns continue, the need for assistance has increased. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Utah doctors warn Thanksgiving could be super spreader event

Nov. 25, 2020 7:36 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Thanksgiving could become a major super spreader event for COVID-19 transmission if people don't follow public health guidelines, physicians in Utah warned on Wednesday. An increased number of hospitalizations across the state has prompted doctors and public health officials to advise...

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Devin Duvernay, left, tries to bring down Tennessee Titans safety Amani Hooker after he intercepted a pass from Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

The Latest: USC stops training after positive COVID test

Nov. 24, 2020 6:42 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ No. 19 Southern California has closed its training complex for the day after an unidentified player tested positive for COVID-19. The unbeaten Trojans didn’t practice Tuesday and held their meetings virtually while...

Parents of autistic teenager sue Utah police over shooting

Nov. 24, 2020 4:39 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The parents of a 13-year-old Utah boy with autism filed a federal lawsuit against the Salt Lake City Police Department alleging an officer shot the teenager 11 times. The lawsuit filed in Utah District Court Monday claims the boy was severely injured when police responded to a call...

Voter turnout in Utah breaks 1964 record

Nov. 24, 2020 11:36 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah had record high voter turnout this year, with a staggering 90% of active voters casting ballots. About 1.5 million people voted in 2020, which is greater than the number of total registered voters in 2018, according to Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox. His office oversees elections. The...

Police: Teen accidentally shot to death near Salt Lake City

Nov. 22, 2020 4:26 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An 18-year-old has been arrested in suburban Salt Lake City for allegedly shooting a fellow teen to death while pretending to arrest him. Kaden Christensen is accused of shooting the 15-year-old boy in the back in Kearns early Saturday morning while “mimicking being a police...