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Egypt: Muslim mob attacks Christians, parade naked woman

Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:32pm

An armed Muslim mob stripped an elderly Christian woman and paraded her naked on the streets in an attack last week in which seven Christian homes were also looted and torched in a province south of the Egyptian capital.

Tens of thousands take part in Brazil's March for Jesus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:31pm

Tens of thousands of evangelical Christians are taking part in Brazil's "March for Jesus," an annual event that unites faithful from hundreds of Protestant churches in a country that is largely Roman Catholic.

St. Paul archdiocese plan offers at least $65M to creditors

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:31pm

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has filed a bankruptcy reorganization plan that would set aside at least $65 million to pay clergy abuse victims and other creditors.

‘Rock avalanche’ shaped Zion National Park 4,800 years ago, U. study says

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:15pm

It only took around a minute for a massive landslide to rush Zion Canyon about 4,800 years ago, drastically impacting the shape of the national park as we know it now, according to a new study from the University of Utah.

Pittsburgh Steelers' new robot could prevent injuries during practice

Ahiza Garcia, CNN  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:45am

The newest MVP of the Pittsburgh Steelers is ... a robot.

A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rights

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:31am

Oklahoma, Alabama, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, Arizona, Louisiana, Utah, Georgia and Texas — announced a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. Here's a look at legislation around the country:

Court: New Jersey can't give $11M to religious schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:31am

New Jersey cannot give $11 million in grants to two religious schools, including one of the largest ultra-Orthodox yeshivas in the world, an appeals court ruled Thursday.

Man hikes, skis the highest peak in each county in Utah

Carlos Baquerizo, Contributor  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:29am

A Utah man recently finishing hiking the 26 different tallest peaks throughout the state.

Under high security, Jewish pilgrims gather on Tunisia isle

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 10:20am

The Tunisian island of Djerba is hosting an annual Jewish pilgrimage amid increased security after deadly Islamic extremist attacks last year scared away tourists and raised fears of religious violence.

Provo woman leads charge to restore town’s long forgotten Easter cross

Carter Williams  |  Posted  May 26th - 10:00am

A Utah woman is spearheading an effort to restore a religious symbol that once brought interdenominational groups together in Provo, but was torn down 40 years ago.

UN envoy says Yemen peace talks are back on track

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 9:10am

The U.N. envoy for Yemen says peace talks aimed at ending fighting in the impoverished country are back on track in Kuwait.

AP PHOTOS: Israeli transgender contestants ready for finals

Oded Balilty, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 8:40am

Contenders in Israel's first transgender pageant have been polishing their moves this week ahead of Friday's competition.

UN decries church worship limit in Cyprus' breakaway north

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 8:00am

A U.N. envoy has expressed "deep concern" over a newly-imposed limit on worship in Orthodox Christian churches inside ethnically divided Cyprus' breakaway Turkish Cypriot north.

Thai man bloodied but unbowed after intimate attack by snake

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 7:20am

A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet.

Japan urges G-7 to avert another economic crisis

Elaine Kurtenbach and Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 7:00am

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged fellow leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies Thursday to avert another global crisis by acting to rescue the faltering global recovery.

The Latest: Obama says G-7 leaders focus on economic growth

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 4:20am

The latest news on the Group of Seven summit in Japan, where the leaders of the seven advanced economies are meeting for two days (all times local):

New drone racing sport taking off in Utah

Peter Rosen  |  Posted  May 25th - 10:49pm

A new e-sport, drone racing, takes off. Some are calling it the "next NASCAR."

NASA's yearlong spaceman still has sore feet, fatigue

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 8:23pm

NASA's yearlong spaceman still is nursing sore feet, stiff legs and fatigue, even after nearly three months back on Earth.

2 large rodents escape a Toronto zoo

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 8:10pm

The hunt continues for two large rodents that escaped a Toronto zoo.

Wednesday's Child - Blake

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  May 25th - 7:52pm

Blake is a 16-year-old boy who loves staying active and busy. He's been in the Utah Foster Care System for most of his life. He's hoping to be adopted.