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Court: Birth control mandate violates religious rights

David A. Lieb, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 8:00pm

A federal judge has ruled in favor of a Missouri lawmaker who cited religious objections while challenging the inclusion of birth control coverage in his government-provided health insurance.

Emails: Group asked governor for religious objections order

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 4:41pm

Emails disclosed in a lawsuit over a blocked Mississippi law that protects religious objections to same-sex marriage show a Christian legal group asked Gov. Phil Bryant to institute the protections through an executive order in 2015.

A parents' guide to Pokemon Go

Christopher Dawson, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 3:53pm

If your kids are obsessed with Pokemon Go, or begging to play, here is what you need to know as a parent.

Canadian teens detained for Pokemon Go border crossing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 3:32pm

U.S. Border Patrol officials say two Canadian teenagers were briefly apprehended after they accidentally crossed the U.S. border into Montana while playing the game "Pokemon Go."

Where are they now? 18-year-old Utahn launches ‘world’s fastest drone’

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 3:16pm

George Matus graduated from high school earlier this year and went directly to the business world, raising $2.8 million to start a potentially game-changing drone company.

Have You Seen This? Michael J. Fox jams with Coldplay

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 1:14pm

Michael J. Fox took a trip back in time to play the classic tune, "Johnny B. Goode" with Coldplay.

Town where 'Jersey Shore' was filmed now wants quiet beaches

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 12:51pm

A New Jersey town made famous by the "Jersey Shore" reality TV series and its hard-partying cast is ready for some quiet time on its beaches.

Utah inventions: Prueitt's computer graphics, desalination tank

Katrina Lynn Corbridge Hawkins, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:52am

Dr. Melvin Lewis Prueitt did not only imagine great ideas, he strove to make them happen — from revolutionizing computer graphics to inventing ways to decrease air pollution or purify sea water. His ambition in life was to improve the world.

Boaters must stop at quagga mussel inspection points, DWR says

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:29am

With the long Pioneer Day weekend, many will be taking a trip to the lake, and Division of Wildlife Resources officials are reminding those with watercraft that they must stop at mandatory quagga mussel inspection stations around the state.

As nuns' numbers fall, pope says OK to use social media

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:21am

A Vatican official says the number of nuns who dedicate their lives to prayer and contemplating God is dwindling, even as Pope Francis has written a new document praising their relevance in the world.

Poll: Which is Utah's best local ice cream?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:00am

In this poll, we’re asking you to vote for which is Utah’s best ice cream shop. Many of the ice cream shops mentioned will be local favorites, while some will be hidden local gems.

R.I.P.: The world's last VCR will be manufactured this month

Yazhou Sun and Sophia Yan, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 9:30am

R.I.P., VCR.

Where's Waldo? Uplifting patients at children's hospital

Jacqueline Gulledge, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 9:07am

A hospital is never a fun place to be — especially for kids.

Croatian court overturns 1946 verdict against cardinal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 8:31am

A Croatian court on Friday annulled a 1946 verdict against a Catholic cardinal convicted by the former communist authorities of collaborating with the pro-Nazi puppet regime during World War II. The ruling drew an angry response in neighboring Serbia, which accused Croatia of endorsing fascism.

Cambridge Episcopal seminary to stop granting degrees in '17

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 8:00am

Trustees for Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge say because of financial challenges the seminary will stop granting degrees at the end of the upcoming academic year and transition to a new mission.

Chinese workers dismantle Tibetan study site, evict people

Gerry Shih, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 3:00am

Chinese government workers are dismantling buildings and evicting residents at Larung Gar, one of the world's largest centers of Tibetan Buddhist learning, according to overseas-based Tibetan groups, though a local official said the site was being renovated.

Venezuela presents details in weapons case against Utah man

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 11:31pm

Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday presented what they said are new details in the case against a 24-year-old Utah man being held on weapons charges.

Justice Department: Town discriminated against Muslims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 10:31pm

The U.S. Justice Department is suing a suburban Philadelphia town, alleging its denial of a permit for a mosque in 2014 constituted religious discrimination.

Man lassoes bear with head stuck in big plastic container

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 9:57pm

A Colorado bed and breakfast owner armed with just a length of rope helped save a black bear with a giant plastic container stuck on its head.

Don't let stress sabotage your diet

Rebecca Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 8:31pm

Stress is a normal part of life, but it can wreck your health and impede weight loss. Read to know how stress affects your diet, how diets affect your stress and finally how to not let stress get in your way.