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Terrorism charges for Charlie Hebdo attacker's relative

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:30pm

French investigators have handed preliminary terrorism charges to the brother-in-law of one of the Islamic extremists who attacked the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo last year.

Utahns commemorate lives saved by organ donation

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:24pm

Utah's Intermountain Donor Services on Saturday hosted a celebration to honor the 6,673 names that have been etched on the Celebration of Life Monument at Library Square.

Have You Seen This? Utah artist’s charming ‘photo booth’

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 2:12pm

Watch as local artist Natalie Allsup-Edwards hand draws delightful photo booth-like images during Holladay’s Blue Moon Festival.

Woman admits crickets, worms spilling on subway was a stunt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:30pm

A woman who caused chaos aboard a subway train by releasing a container of crickets and worms says it was all a prank.

Owner: Pig found after 6 weeks in 'pretty good' condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:10am

The owner of a potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal says the pig is in "pretty good" condition after being missing for six weeks.

Headstone of Civil War soldier to be fixed after 154 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:30am

Some mistakes are never too late to fix.

Nun retiring after 40 years with agency on aging

Michael H. O'Donnell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:10am

Working hard has become a habit for Catholic Sister Anthony Marie. But she's going to give up her career at the Southeast Idaho Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging.

'Dark twin' of the Milky Way galaxy discovered

Ashley Strickland, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:06am

Welcome to the dark side of the universe. In a direct contrast with the beautifully bright Milky Way galaxy, a "dark twin" called Dragonfly 44 has been discovered 300 million light-years away in the Coma constellation, according to a new study.

Ultra-marathon runner reunited with missing stray dog

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:31am

An ultra-marathon runner has been reunited with the stray dog that accompanied him through part of a grueling desert race in China and then went missing.

AP PHOTOS: Ganges overflows its banks in Indian holy town

Tsering Topgyal, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:31am

As the mighty Ganges River overflowed its banks this past week following heavy monsoon rains, large parts of the Hindu holy town of Varanasi were submerged by floodwaters, keeping away thousands of devotees.

3 top former Turkish diplomats jailed in failed coup attempt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 7:10am

Turkey's state news agency says three former top Turkish diplomats have been jailed for their alleged involvement in the failed coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

UK broadcaster shuts down for hour, asks viewers to exercise

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:50am

One of Britain's leading broadcasters has blacked out its programs for an hour in hopes of spurring viewers to get some exercise.

'Religious vote' hears messages from both candidates

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:50am

Republican Donald Trump has told conservative evangelical pastors in Florida that his presidency would preserve "religious liberty" and reverse what he insists is a government-enforced muzzling of Christians.

Mosul fight is already redrawing the map of northern Iraq

Susannah George and Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:10am

In the buildup to a long-awaited offensive on the city of Mosul, Kurdish forces are seizing new territory in northern Iraq that they say will become part of their autonomous region. The moves are further straining relations between the Kurds and the Baghdad government and Shiite militias, all ostensibly allies in the fight against the Islamic State group.

SpaceX Dragon returns to Earth with station science, gear

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 9:33pm

A SpaceX Dragon capsule has returned to Earth with scientific gifts from the International Space Station.

How should you talk to loved ones about their weight?

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 8:31pm

What are the magic words to use when a loved one's weight is rising dangerously high? Unfortunately, there are none.

Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedoms

Philippe Sotto, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:21pm

France's top administrative court on Friday overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean beach resort, effectively meaning that towns can no longer issue bans on the swimsuits that have divided the country and brought world attention to its fraught relationship with Muslims.

Owner: Missing potbellied therapy pig is found, now home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 6:21pm

A missing potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal has been returned to its Pennsylvania owners.