Tag: Deseret

Utah confirms 1,343 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths Friday

Haddy Herring checks to see if she’s collected enough saliva for COVID-19 testing at an Intermountain Healthcare COVID-19 mobile testing site outside of Orem Community Hospital in Orem on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s COVID-19 surge does not appear to...

Feds, state investigating confrontation with Secret Service outside VP debate

Trump Tater and other Trump supporters walk toward Joe Biden supporters at 100 South and University Street as groups from both sides gather near Presidents Circle at the University of Utah prior to the vice presidential debate between Vice President Mike Pence and California Sen. Kamala Harris on Wednesday,...

‘Moment of reckoning’ for Utah? Something has to change, doctors say

Dr. Emily Spivak, associate professor of infectious disease at University of Utah Health, left, and state epidemiologist Dr. Angela Dunn, right, listen as Gov. Gary Herbert speaks during a COVID-19 press conference at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News...

Is Norman Vincent Peale the reason Trump is so upbeat about the pandemic?

Alex Brandon, Associated Press The president has been accused of taking COVID-19 too lightly, even after becoming infected SALT LAKE CITY — When President Donald Trump told journalist Bob Woodward that he liked to downplay the novel coronavirus that has killed more than 200,000 Americans, critics said he was...

What chaos could foreign hacking cause the U.S. on Election Day?

U.S. national security adviser Robert O’Brien, puts on a face mask at a Hatch Center symposium on global peace and stability at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Among the possible ways a foreign...

Hospitals feeling the strain as Utah breaks yet another daily case record

Dr. Emily Spivak, associate professor of infectious disease at University of Utah Health, left, and state epidemiologist Dr. Angela Dunn, right, listen as Gov. Gary Herbert speaks during a COVID-19 press conference at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News...

Utah’s VP debate was civil, but few direct questions were answered

Moderator Susan Page tries to reign in Vice President Mike Pence as he talks past his allotted time during his debate against Democratic challenger Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., in the vice presidential debate at Kingsbury Hall at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Oct. 7,...

In our opinion: A civil vice presidential debate that sadly lacked substance

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., is greeted by her husband, Douglas Emhoff, while Vice President Mike Pence is greeted by his wife, Karen, at the end of the vice presidential debate, moderated by Susan Page, at Kingsbury Hall at the University of Utah in Salt Lake...