World News

Evan Gershkovich looks out from a defendants' box before a hearing at the Moscow City Court in Mosc...
Sergey Gudkov and Kathleen Magramo, CNN

Russia will hold Evan Gershkovich’s espionage trial behind closed doors, state media reports

American journalist Evan Gershkovich will stand trial behind closed doors in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg starting on June 26, state-run news agency TASS reported Monday, citing the court’s press service.
15 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin greets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ahead of their tour of the ...
Simone McCarthy and Anna Chernova, CNN

Russia’s Putin to visit North Korea in rare trip as anti-West alignment deepens

Vladimir Putin is set to travel to North Korea this week, the Kremlin said Monday, in the Russian president’s first visit to the country in more than two decades – and the latest sign of a deepening alignment that’s raised widespread international concern.
18 hours ago
The Junkers Ju 52 aircraft "Kaleva" by the Finnish airline Aero is parked at the Katajanokka seapla...
Jari Tanner, The Associated Press

Remains of Finnish WWII plane shot down by Moscow with a US diplomat aboard is found

The World War II mystery of what happened to a Finnish passenger plane after it was shot down over the Baltic Sea by Soviet bombers appears to finally be solved more than eight decades later.
1 day ago
Olympian Clayton Yong and many others took part in a 6-mile run along the Jordan River Trail in Sou...
Alex Cabrero

Elite Running Program credited for producing Utah Olympians competing in 2024 Paris Games

Olympian Clayton Young credits his success to an increased emphasis on the running culture in Utah, and a big part of that is to the Elite Run Program.
2 days ago
The Olympic rings are seen on the Eiffel Tower Friday, June 7, 2024, in Paris. The Paris Olympics o...
Graham Dunbar, The Associated Press

IOC gives 14 Russians, 11 Belarusians neutral status for Paris Olympics in first round of decisions

The IOC approved 14 athletes from Russia and 11 Belarusians with neutral status to compete at the Paris Olympics in a first list from some sports published Saturday.
2 days ago
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky arrives in Switzerland on Friday ahead of a peace summit set...
Tim Lister, CNN

World leaders join major Ukraine peace summit in Switzerland – but no Russia or China

More than 100 countries and organizations have gathered for a major conference in Switzerland dedicated to setting out a path toward peace between Ukraine and Russia, but there will be no delegation from Moscow.
3 days ago
President Jóhannesson (2nd left) speaking to the Utah delegates who are visiting his country....
Mike Anderson and Michael Houck, KSL TV

Building on Utah’s pioneer-era ties with Iceland

While the Utah delegation explored the state's potential of using geothermal energy in Iceland, a pioneer-era connection grew the bond between the two.
3 days ago
Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-d...
Carlysle Price

Elder Gong visits Brazil following floods, new projects in the works

Elder Gerrit W. Gong, an apostle with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, met with officials in Brazil on Thursday to see those affected by flooding, and plan new projects.
4 days ago
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 12: The Olympic rings are seen on the Eiffel Tower ahead of the start of the P...
Tom Nouvian, Associated Press

Unsafe levels of E. coli found in Paris’ Seine River less than 2 months before Olympics

Water in the Seine River had unsafe elevated levels of E. coli less than two months before swimming competitions are scheduled to take place in it during the Paris Olympics, according to test results published Friday.
4 days ago
Catherine, Princess of Wales, pictured here in 2023, has said she is making “good progress” in ...
 Rob Picheta and Max Foster, CNN

Catherine, Princess of Wales, making ‘good progress’ against cancer and is set for first public appearance in months

Catherine, Princess of Wales, has said she is making “good progress” in her recovery from cancer, and will make her first public appearance in months at the King’s official birthday celebration on Saturday.
4 days ago
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (L) and U.S. President Joe Biden shake hands while meeting i...
Fatima Hussein, Associated Press

G7 leaders agree to lend Ukraine billions backed by Russia’s frozen assets. Here’s how it will work

Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies have agreed to engineer a $50 billion loan to help Ukraine in its fight for survival that would use interest earned on profits from Russia's frozen central bank assets as collateral.
5 days ago
Delegates from Utah listen to an employee of Carbfix on Wednesday, June 12, 2024. (Mike Anderson, K...
Mike Anderson

Utah delegation explores Iceland’s example in carbon capture to reduce emissions

A Utah delegation is looking to Iceland to help pave the way for a cleaner energy future for the state. 
6 days ago
The 2002 Olympic cauldron at the Olympic and Paralympic Cauldron Plaza at the University of Utah in...
Lisa Riley Roche

Utah is now one vote away from hosting the 2034 Winter Games. Here’s what just happened

Utah’s bid to host the 2034 Winter Games is headed to a final vote by the International Olympic Committee in July.
6 days ago
YEONCHEON, SOUTH KOREA - JANUARY 08:  (SOUTH KOREA OUT) A loudspeaker is seen at a military base ne...
Associated Press

Bizarre psychological warfare using K-pop and trash balloons raises tensions between the 2 Koreas

Day after day, the Cold War-style yet bizarre campaigns continue at the heavily fortified border of the rivals who haven’t had any serious talks for years. Here is a look at the latest flare-up of tensions between the two Koreas.
7 days ago
The 8th largest geothermal plant in the world, Hellisheidi, located in Iceland....
Mike Anderson

Utah is looking to Iceland to map the state’s geothermal potential

A Utah delegation is visiting Iceland to see if the country could help the Beehive State achieve cleaner energy through geothermal energy. 
7 days ago
The Utah delegation taking a tour of a geothermal well in Iceland....
Mike Anderson

Utah delegation studies future geothermal potential in Iceland

More than a dozen Utah leaders visited Iceland to understand better how the country uses geothermal and renewable energy, intending to bring that knowledge to the Beehive State.
8 days ago
A German armed forces solider during the "National Guardian" military exercise at the Bundeswehr's ...
Sophie Tanno and Nadine Schmidt, CNN

Mandatory conscription and subway stations as bunkers: Germany outlines wartime plans

For the first time since the Cold War, Germany has updated its plans should conflict erupt in Europe.
9 days ago
American Tyler Thompson Jr, center, sits in court in Kinshasa, Friday, June 7, 2024. Three American...
Christina Malkia, Jessica Donati and Hannah Schoenbaum, Associated Press

Two Utahns implicated in a coup attempt in Congo go on trial before a military court

The military trial of 51 suspects, including three Americans, accused of being involved in a coup attempt in Congo last month has opened in the country's capital of Kinshasa.
10 days ago
FILE - Comirnaty, a new Pfizer/BioNTech vaccination booster for COVID-19, is displayed at a pharmac...
Jen Christensen, CNN

The FDA tells COVID-19 vaccine makers to update shot to target newest variant

The US Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it had advised the makers of the Covid-19 vaccines to formulate their new shots to be a better match for the JN.1 lineage of the coronavirus.
10 days ago
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 07: A view of the Eiffel Tower as The Olympic Rings are displayed 50 days befo...
Associated Press

Paris Olympics organizers unveil a display of the five Olympic rings mounted on the Eiffel Tower

The Paris Olympics organizers on Friday unveiled a display of the five Olympic rings mounted on the Eiffel Tower.
11 days ago
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, FRANCE - JUNE 06: U.S. President Joe Biden reaches out to touch a U.S. soldier'...
Zeke Miller and Chris Megerian

Biden calls for solidarity with Ukraine at D-Day anniversary ceremony near the beaches of Normandy

President Joe Biden has marked the 80th anniversary of D-Day by pledging during a ceremony at the American cemetery in Normandy that “we will not walk away” from the defense of Ukraine and allow Russia to threaten more of Europe.
12 days ago
Parachutes drop in Carentan-Les-Marais in Normandy, France, Sunday, June 2, 2024, ahead of commemor...
John Leicester, The Associated Press

A mass parachute jump over Normandy kicks off commemorations for the 80th anniversary of D-Day

Parachutists jumping from World War II-era planes hurled themselves Sunday into now peaceful Normandy skies where war once raged, heralding a week of ceremonies for the fast-disappearing generation of Allied troops who fought from D-Day beaches 80 years ago to Adolf Hitler’s fall, helping free Europe of his tyranny.
12 days ago
FILE - Steve Woodson speaks during a medal ceremony for his father, Cpl. Waverly B. Woodson Jr., to...
Rebecca Santana, The Associated Press

A Black medic wounded on D-Day saved dozens of lives. He’s finally being posthumously honored

Waverly Woodson Jr., a medic who was part of the only Black combat unit to take part in the D-Day invasion of France during World War II, is being posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross in recognition of the heroism and determination he showed treating troops under heavy enemy fire.
12 days ago
Ken Hay, who landed in Normandy on D-Day +5, applauds after listening to popular songs from WWII at...
Dannica Kirka, The Associated Press

With time short, veterans seize the chance to keep their D-Day memories alive for others

Ken Hay’s part in the invasion of Normandy lasted just a few weeks, but he wants to make sure the experiences of those who fought and died to end the Nazi grip on Europe live forever.
12 days ago

KSL 5 TV Live