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Human leg in a fishing boot washes up on Alaska beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:50pm

A human leg with a fishing boot still on was found in a debris pile that collected in the waters near Alaska's capital city.

Experts' tips for choosing the safest sunscreen

Robert Jimison, CNN  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:40pm

Throughout the summer, consumers struggle with how to best protect their skin from the harmful rays of the sun. But which products are the safest?

5 killed, 286 held in Bahrain raid on Shiite cleric's town

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:14pm

Bahrain police raided a town Tuesday that is home to a prominent Shiite cleric facing possible deportation, arresting 286 people in an assault in which officers fired tear gas and shotguns at protesters. At least five demonstrators were killed and others wounded.

Mormon church president, Thomas S. Monson, to no longer attend regular meetings

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:31pm

President Thomas S. Monson, leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will no longer come to the church offices to attend meetings on a regular basis "because of limitations incident to his age," LDS Church officials said Tuesday.

User submitted: Drone footage shows Wasatch Front transform after spring snowstorm

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:10pm

Even though it’s May, Mother Nature isn’t quite ready to let us forget what winter feels like.

Mormon President Thomas S. Monson scales back duties

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:27pm

Mormon President Thomas S. Monson is no longer coming to meetings at church offices regularly because of limitations related to his age, church officials said Tuesday.

Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common ground

Jonathan Lemire and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:18pm

They are stylistic opposites, one a bombastic tycoon-turned-president, the other a famously modest pope. They disagree openly on such weighty issues as immigration, climate change and economic policy.

Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

Dan Perry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:07pm

President Donald Trump showered his Middle Eastern hosts with praise and declared a breakthrough regional peace within reach. No one contradicted him, but behind the pageantry and politesse a wall of skepticism remains solidly intact.

Have You Seen This? 2 accordions take on 'Star Wars'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:15pm

Turns out accordions are cool as long as you sprinkle in some Star Wars. That seems counterintuitive, but it's true. Check it out.

6 ways to keep your password safe

Darren Croft, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:45am

While we would never leave our door unlocked in the middle of the night, we can often be far too cavalier with our passwords. Following these six, practical password principles will improve our safety and protect our information.

5 safety tips for the perfect summer BBQ

Emily Long, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:39am

The best summer barbecues occur when the sun is shining, friends are gathered and tasty meat is grilling. With a little bit of knowledge and preparation, you can make this your safest — and most delicious — summer yet.

Missing earring halts Philadelphia TV weather forecast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:49am

A Philadelphia meteorologist has a TV news anchor to thank for finding an earring that fell off during her live forecast.

In Syria's devastated twin towns, tears mix with rubble

Zeina Karam, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:20am

Arriving with her husband and 10-year-old daughter to check on their home for the first time in five years, Adibeh Ghosn had trouble recognizing the neighborhood.

Report: Instagram worst social media app for young people's mental health

Kara Fox, CNN  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:07pm

Instagram is the most detrimental social networking app for young people's mental health, followed closely by Snapchat, according to a new report by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) in the UK.

Fidget spinners don't live up to 'focus aid' hype, experts say

Sloan Schrage  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:27pm

If you have a child in grade school, chances are you've seen, or at least heard of, a fidget spinner. Sellers tout the toy as a way for kids to calm their nerves, but some experts say that theory doesn't hold up.

Questions about Russia chase Trump during first Israel visit

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:13pm

President Donald Trump solemnly placed a note in the ancient stones of Jerusalem's Western Wall on Monday, sending a signal of solidarity to an ally he's pushing to work harder toward peace with the Palestinians. But his historic gesture— and his enthusiastic embrace of Israel's leader — were shadowed even here by reminders of Trump's tumult back home

Courts could put Texas GOP's aggressive agenda to the test

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:34pm

Texas Republicans have been pushing an aggressive agenda despite promised court challenges, including legislation that would let police ask drivers whether they're in the U.S. legally, restrict what school bathrooms transgender students can use, ban most second-trimester abortions and let adoption agencies reject gay couples over religious objections.

El Salvador's first cardinal surprised by selection

Marcos Aleman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:54pm

Monsignor Gregorio Rosa Chavez, an auxiliary bishop who works as a parish pastor in El Salvador, was alone preparing to lead a Sunday Mass when a friend called to say he heard Pope Francis had named him as a new cardinal.