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Iraqi parliament passes bill banning alcohol

Joseph Krauss and Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 7:31am

Iraq's parliament has passed a law forbidding the import, production or selling of alcoholic beverages in a surprise move that angered many in the country's Christian community who rely on the business.

Pope says he is pained by murder of innocents in Mosul

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 4:50am

The pope says the cruelty of the fighting in the Iraqi city of Mosul "makes us cry, leaves us without words."

Instagram launches suicide prevention tool

Ivana Kottasova, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:25pm

Instagram is launching a new suicide prevention tool designed to reach out to users at risk of self-harm.

Your dog smells you — better than you think

Alexandra Horowitz, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 9:35pm

One of the cheeriest genres of YouTube video compilations is that of dogs greeting soldiers returning home.

UTA board to consider expanded ski bus service

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 8:33pm

UTA is proposing increases in ski bus service to Big and Little Cottonwood canyon resorts, as well as improving midday transit service. In addition, a new ski bus route is also under consideration between Davis County and Snowbasin.

Know a tired mom or dad? Foolproof sleep tips from parents of 7-month-old triplets

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 5:57pm

It's an age-old problem: how to get the baby to sleep. Imagine tackling that dilemma times three! Here are tips from parents of baby triplets on how to make bedtime less spooky.

Mirrorman: A highly reflective artist glitters on Spiral Jetty

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 5:01pm

He may look like a visitor from another planet or a refugee from a sci-fi comic-book, but Mirrorman is actually an Earthbound artist from Austria. In his wild glittering Mirrorman identity, he made his third visit to Utah's most colossal work of art.

Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger and nastier

Bree Fowler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 4:41pm

Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way.

Group makes discrimination complaint with NCAA against BYU

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 3:31pm

A group has filed a complaint against Brigham Young University for allegedly discriminating against Mormon students who leave the faith.

Have You Seen This? Dog sounds like TIE fighter in Star Wars

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 2:12pm

Any Star Wars fan can recognize a TIE fighter sound effect when they hear it, even if it comes unexpectedly from a dog.

From Utah, McMullin calls for 'new conservative movement'

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 7:40am

Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown, independent candidate Evan McMullin is surging in Utah polls and drawing large crowds of Republican-leaning voters fed up with Donald Trump's crudeness and antics.


David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 2:10am

THE ISSUE: Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land, but there are other battlegrounds related to civil rights and nondiscrimination protections for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people. Two polarizing questions: What sort of access should transgender people have to public bathrooms? And are the advances for LGBT rights infringing on the religious freedom of some Americans?

Why we are 'risk-stupid,' even when our lives depend on it

Trevor Knoblich, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 8:31pm

News events are a constant reminder that the world is full of risk. Most of us are aware of risks in our lives yet we are terrible at estimating how likely we are to be affected by them.

Caught on Tape: Falcon gets into Pleasant Grove bathroom

Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 8:02pm

An American Kestrel falcon managed to get into a Pleasant Grove man's apartment. He tried to get it out while recording on his cell phone. Hilarity ensued.

No regrets, Trump vows; Clinton pursues his supporters

Josh Lederman and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 7:01pm

Hillary Clinton ramped up her pressure on Donald Trump in the election's most competitive states Friday with an emotional TV ad targeting his criticism of a Muslim-American family. Trump vowed to go all-out in the final three weeks so he'll have no regrets — even if he loses.

Pastor, 3 others guilty in church beating that killed teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 5:50pm

The pastor of a small church where two brothers were beaten for hours during a counseling session that she called pleaded guilty on Friday to manslaughter and assault.

Tonight is a great time to see the Orionid meteor shower

Jason Hanna, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 5:01pm

The sky will put on a heck of a show tonight.

AAP announces new screen time rules for kids

Hailey Middlebrook, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 2:33pm

Digital media exposure for children of all ages should be limited, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Iraqi advances give hope to displaced Christians

Fay Abuelgasim, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 2:01pm

Raeda Paulos could hardly conceal her joy when the television inside her cramped trailer showed Iraqi forces raising the national flag over a church in her hometown, a day after it was freed from Islamic State rule.