China’s aggressive push for Hong Kong national security laws could lead to US sanctions, White House says

White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien said on Sunday that China’s aggressive move to force national security laws on Hong Kong may result in US sanctions. Speaking to NBC New’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday, O’Brien said that China’s actions indicate that they are “going to basically take over Hong Kong,” which could spark […]

More men are doing housework during the pandemic, research finds

People wearing masks leave a grocery store on 14th Street and U Street, Tuesday, April 14, 2020, in Washington. As more couples work from home, men are increasingly stepping up to take on household chores and child care. | Andrew Harnik, Associated Press As more couples work from home, men are increasingly stepping up to […]

How the pandemic might have been different if this wasn’t an election year

President Donald Trump kisses the American flag after speaking at Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC 2020, at the National Harbor, in Oxon Hill, Md., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. | Jose Luis Magana, Associated Press We know that the pandemic is affecting the election, but how is the election affecting the pandemic? SALT LAKE CITY — […]

How Chris Burgess, a former Blue Devil and Ute, now pitches the BYU hoops program

BYU assistant basketball coach Chris Burgess answers a question during an interview while at the Marriott Center Annex in Provo on Friday, May 3, 2019. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News BYU assistant basketball coach will tell you, ‘It’s all about fit’ Editor’s note: Second in a two-part series. PROVO— Chris Burgess is a smooth, […]

Usual debut of outdoor swimming on hold but glimmers of splash time are in sight

Lap swimmers swim in their own lanes at the I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center pool in Salt Lake City on Thursday, May 21, 2020. Fitness and aquatic facilities are beginning to open as COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease. | Steve Griffin, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — Those who may have hoped to […]

Two hairstylists in Missouri may have exposed more than 140 clients to the coronavirus, health officials say

A hairstylist at a Missouri Great Clips salon may have exposed up to 56 clients to COVID-19 after working while symptomatic, health officials said on Saturday. The report comes just a day after another stylist at the same salon exposed at least 84 clients and seven coworkers to the virus while symptomatic. Missouri Gov. Mike […]