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Snow College students engineer service project to help neighbors

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:37pm

Many college students are cramming for finals right now, but a few students at Snow College took a break to help their neighbors. They adopted a mobile home park in the community that was in serious need of attention.

San Diego schools defend effort to fight Islamophobia

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:30pm

One of the nation's largest school districts is defending its campaign to fight Islamophobia and promote understanding of Muslim culture against critics who say it is favoring a religion.

Lawmakers: Faith-based adoption groups can spurn gay couples

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:42pm

Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday gave final approval to a bill protecting faith-based adoption organizations that refuse to place children with gay parents, or other households, because of their religious beliefs.

The Latest: San Diego school official sees Muslim bullying

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:40pm

The Latest on a campaign against Islamophobia in San Diego public schools (all times local):

Ditch the diet and listen to your body instead

Paige Smathers, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:31pm

Just like a baby teaches their parents how to care for them, our bodies teach us exactly how to treat them. But how do you pay attention to the cues?

Music brings 2 families together in twist of fate

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:00pm

After forming a band together, two Utahns realized both their families had been affected by the same rare form of leukemia. After suffering the worst that could happen, the two have created music to help raise money for a cure.

Texas advocates push longshot pot bills with veterans, moms

Meredith Hoffman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 2:46pm

Medical marijuana advocates in Texas are promoting support from more conservative sources to push longshot legislation that would ease pot laws in a state that's lagging behind much of the rest of the country on medical marijuana.

Georgia pastor gets 35 years in prison for child molestation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 2:10pm

A Georgia pastor has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for molesting two teenagers who attended his church in coastal Brunswick.

New York bowler rolls perfect 300 game in just 86.9 seconds

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 2:03pm

A New York bowler has rolled a perfect 300 game in less than 90 seconds.

Methodist court takes up challenge to election of gay bishop

Rachel Zoll, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:27pm

The highest court in the United Methodist Church considered Tuesday whether to invalidate the election of the denomination's first openly gay bishop, amid a struggle to avoid schism over the Bible and same-sex relationships.

Have You Seen This? The robot knife game

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:15pm

The guy in this video doesn't put his life in the hands of this robot, but he does put five of his fingers on the line.

Court awards 3M euros to Hungary church stripped of status

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:35pm

The European Court of Human Rights said Tuesday it awarded 3 million euros ($3.3 million) in damages to a small Hungarian Methodist church stripped of its recognized status in 2012.

Stork delivery? Woman gives birth to baby at Nebraska zoo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:13pm

A woman whose baby was due mid-May went into labor early and gave birth at a Nebraska zoo.

Notre Dame philosopher Alvin Plantinga wins Templeton Prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:56am

Retired University of Notre Dame philosophy professor Alvin Plantinga has won one of the world's leading religion prizes.

Review: Samsung Galaxy S8

Mike Stapley, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:51am

The Samsung Galaxy S8 improves on last year's S7 in virtually every way, and that's saying something.

Fire causes $10,000 damage at Catholic church in Ogden

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:28am

Authorities in Ogden are investigating the cause of a fire that caused an estimated $10,000 damage at a Catholic church.

Emirates CEO says US laptop carry-on ban still puzzles him

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:22am

The chairman and CEO of Dubai's long-haul carrier Emirates said Tuesday he "can't dig into somebody's mind" to understand why the U.S. instituted a ban on laptops and other personal electronics in carry-on luggage from 10 cities in Muslim-majority countries.

Deputy wrangles feisty alligator in central Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:00am

An alligator has been apprehended at a park in central Georgia after a sheriff's deputy wrestled the creature.

Stuck cow pulled from muddy ditch by Florida deputies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:30am

Sometimes a law enforcement officer's duty involves rescuing a cat from a tree. In one Florida county, it also can involve rescuing a cow.