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Expired radio beacon sends distress call after being dropped

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 3:40pm

The Coast Guard says rescuers needlessly searched a Rhode Island bay after receiving a distress call from an expired radio beacon that had been improperly discarded.

Parishioners hold last service at church after 11-year vigil

Steven Senne, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 2:30pm

For more than 11 years, a core group of about 100 die-hard parishioners of St. Frances X. Cabrini Church kept their beloved parish open by maintaining an around-the-clock vigil in a peaceful protest of a decision by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston to close it.

The Latest: Final service held in church after long protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 2:20pm

The Latest on the final service held at a Roman Catholic church after an 11-year protest (all times local):

Saudi Arabia slams Iran's role in Iraq as 'unacceptable'

Abdullah Al-Shihri and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 1:40pm

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Sunday that Iran must stop meddling in Iraq and that the presence of Iranian military units there is "unacceptable."

Oregon collie saved by sharp-eyed vet intern

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 11:50am

A paralyzed collie just moments from being euthanized and his Oregon owners have more days to share thanks to a sharp-eyed vet intern who spotted the culprit - a tick.

Wedding aboard boat interrupted when ship runs aground

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 10:50am

A wedding reception aboard a boat got off to a rocky start when the vessel ran aground off Georges Island in Boston Harbor.

Rain washes out attempt to set record Greek sirtaki dance

Olimpiu Gheorghiu, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 29th - 4:50am

Torrential rain has dashed hopes in Romania of setting a Guinness Book world record for Greece's famous sirtaki dance.

How to stop superbugs from killing 10 million people a year

Meera Senthilingam, CNN  |  Posted  May 28th - 9:01pm

Superbugs could kill one person every three seconds by 2050, the equivalent of 10 million people a year, according to the final report last week from the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, established in 2014 to keep the world from being "cast back into the dark ages of medicine."

Have You Seen This? Not your toddler's finger puppet

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted  May 28th - 4:03pm

Watch the astonishingly human movements of this finger puppet prototype. Talk about master of puppets.

Man convicted on terrorism charge in synagogue firebombings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 12:40pm

A New Jersey man convicted of terrorism for vandalizing and firebombing Jewish temples and a rabbi's home is now facing a possible life sentence.

Scientists find minivan-sized sponge, world's largest

Caleb Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 11:47am

Researchers in Hawaii have been absorbed by a sea creature they discovered last summer, and their findings are pretty big.

Lunar rock escorted to downtown vault for Clark Planetarium renovation

Ashley Stilson, Contributor  |  Posted  May 27th - 8:52pm

The moon rock at Clark Planetarium was moved to a Zions Bank vault in preparation for summer construction of new exhibits.

Colombian rebels free Spanish journalist, 2 others

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 8:30pm

Leftist rebels have freed a Spanish correspondent and two other journalists who went missing in a lawless region of Colombia, ending a weeklong saga that recalled some of the darkest days of a long-running conflict the South American nation is trying to move beyond.

Is 1 minute of exercise all you need?

Carina Storrs, CNN  |  Posted  May 27th - 8:26pm

If someone told you that you could get a full workout in the same amount of time it takes you to make a cup of tea or take out the trash, would you believe them?

SpaceX lands another rocket after satellite delivery

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 7:57pm

SpaceX pulled off another rocket landing Friday, the third in just under two months.

Porcupine sculpture stolen from Maine airport is replaced

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 5:40pm

A prickly steel-and-nails sculpture of a mama porcupine and its baby has replaced a statue that was stolen from an airport in Maine.

Putin blasts West on first trip to EU country this year

Derek Gatopoulos, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 5:30pm

On his first trip to a European Union country this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday sharply criticized western policy toward Moscow, describing a newly expanded U.S. missile defense system as a threat to his country's security — and vowing to retaliate.

Davis County sisters diagnosed with breast cancer 2 weeks apart

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 27th - 3:17pm

From sharing a bed and going to school to visiting an impressive 55 countries, the Page sisters have always been “attached at the hip.” Now, they’re battling breast cancer together.