US defense secretary arrives in Iraq to assess Mosul fight
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter made an unannounced visit Sunday to an Iraqi air base where several hundred U.S. troops are helping Iraqi forces stage for their offensive to recapture the nearby city of Mosul from the Islamic State group.
Egyptian state TV says death toll from blast at main Coptic Christian cathedral in Cairo rises to 22
The Associated Press | Posted Dec 11th - 2:40am
Egyptian state TV says death toll from blast at main Coptic Christian cathedral in Cairo rises to 22.
The Associated Press | Posted Dec 11th - 2:10am
Egypt's state-run news agency says blast at Cairo's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 5 people.
Ellie Kaufman, CNN | Posted Dec 10th - 9:03pm
Not all Christmas surprises come in large packages. Some of the biggest ones can come in the simplest phone call.
Dennis Romboy | Posted Dec 10th - 8:11pm
Veterans of the "Forgotten War" were remembered Saturday with medals honoring their military service in Korea nearly seven decades ago.
Erin Goff | Posted Dec 10th - 5:22pm
Practicing yoga poses and mindfully meditating helps kids build self-esteem and relieves stress.
The Associated Press | Posted Dec 10th - 2:51pm
A Hindu activist is calling on Boston-based online retailer Wayfair to stop selling bath mats carrying the image of the Hindu deity Ganesha.
Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Dec 10th - 1:58pm
Food has trends, just like everything else, but I’m not sure a mayonnaise-based dessert should have ever been a thing.
Daphne Chen | Posted Dec 10th - 12:24pm
Utah is falling short of Healthy People 2020 targets when it comes to children with cavities. Disparities among minorities and low-income children also persist, according to the report.
Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press | Posted Dec 10th - 8:50am
The wildfires that killed 14 people and tore through Gatlinburg also stole an iconic venue from this city at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains whose nickname is "the wedding capital of the South."
Bassem Mroue, Associated Press | Posted Dec 10th - 12:30am
Syria's President Bashar Assad is on the verge of recapturing all of Aleppo from rebels, but the victory won't be his alone. The battle for Syria's largest city has attracted thousands of foreign forces backing Assad — including Russian soldiers and Shiite fighters from Iran, Lebanon, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Katie Hunt, CNN | Posted Dec 9th - 8:41pm
The tail of a 99-million year old dinosaur has been found entombed in amber, an unprecedented discovery that has blown away scientists.
Tania Mashburn | Posted Dec 9th - 8:15pm
Rylee Bess has cystic fibrosis. A couple years ago Make-A-Wish reached out, and Rylee knew just what she wanted: to go to New York and be a model for a day.
Sandra Olney | Posted Dec 9th - 6:54pm
At South Salt Lake's Lincoln Elementary, there is a volunteer who puts in full-time hours. This spring, Lizzie Whiffen came aboard to help keep a school store stocked. But soon, Whiffen was reading with refugee children and organizing a pillow drive.
McKenzie Romero | Posted Dec 9th - 6:24pm
What do a troop of groovy stormtroopers and a dance called "The Wookiee" have to do with texting and driving? Nothing. But the team behind an online campaign hopes its pledge videos will get drivers thinking about their phone habits behind the wheel.
The Associated Press | Posted Dec 9th - 3:10pm
Attorney General Loretta Lynch is visiting a mosque in Virginia next week amid a sharp increase in hate crimes targeting Muslims.
Denise Lavoie, Associated Press | Posted Dec 9th - 1:30pm
Hundreds of houses of worship are offering sanctuary to people who could face deportation if President-elect Donald Trump follows through on his campaign pledge to remove millions of immigrants living in the country illegally.
- Bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 25
- Egyptian state TV says death toll from blast at main Coptic Christian cathedral in Cairo rises to 22
- Egypt's state-run news agency says blast at Cairo's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 5 people
- Activist objects to bath mats with image of Hindu deity