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Have You Seen This? Video proof that locust plagues are real

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 2:06pm

Dashcam video in Russia shows what looks like a massive sand storm, until the driver hits a wall of swarming locusts.

Al-Azhar setting up religious edict booths in Cairo metro

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 1:21pm

Egypt's Al-Azhar, the Sunni Muslim world's foremost religious institution, is setting up booths in Cairo metro stations to provide religious edicts to commuters in the latest bid to dispel religious misconceptions seen as fostering Islamic militancy in the country, which is targeting mainly security personnel and Copts.

That stinks! Man seeking dropped phone falls in trash chute

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 12:54pm

A man looking for a dropped cellphone ended up in a stinky situation, tumbling into a building's trash chute where he had to be rescued.

Study: Shorter course of radiation an option for breast cancer patients

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 11:20am

A study conducted by Dr. Matthew Poppe, an associate professor of radiation oncology at the University of Utah and a physician at Huntsman Cancer Institute, examined the safety of treating women with breast cancer with a shorter course of radiation.

No butts about it: tiger and goat cohabitate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 8:17am

A neglectful mother whose partner's unusual lifestyle became a sensation has taken over her mate's home with an odd companion of her own.

Erdogan says Muslims won't remain silent on Jerusalem crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 5:37am

Turkey's president has condemned Israeli security precautions at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site saying the Islamic world would not remain silent.

Video: Toddler riders invade SLC for Strider Cup World Championships

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:44pm

Thousands of toddler bike riders converged on the Gallivan Center for the seventh-annual Strider Cup World Championships, a 750-foot obstacle course for tykes on 20-inch standup bikes.

Teen known for visiting national parks stops in Utah

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:38pm

A teenager known around the country for visiting national parks made several stops in Utah this weekend.

No dye: Cancer patients' gray hair darkened on immune drugs

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:17pm

Cancer patients' gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark while taking novel drugs, and it has doctors scratching their heads.

Business owners near Panguitch Lake hope fishing tournament boosts tourism after massive fire

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:56pm

Business owners who were forced to shut down their shops for several weeks due to the Brian Head Fire may soon get some relief.

Oxygen therapy brings 'remarkable' turnaround for toddler who fell in pool

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 7:54pm

Eden Carlson's story might be one in a million. Doctors say the toddler, who suffered brain damage after falling into a swimming pool at 23 months old, has begun to rebuild her brain function after treatment with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Have You Seen This? Delightful compilation of 100 evil laughs

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 2:00pm

Some of the laughs are more evil than others, but you can find a few good examples if you’re looking to perfect your own evil laugh.

Israeli troops placed on high alert after deadly stabbings

Ian Deitch and Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 1:42pm

Israel's military fortified its troops in the West Bank and placed forces on high alert Saturday, a day after a Palestinian stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family and some of the worst Israeli-Palestinian clashes in years erupted over tensions at the Holy Land's most contested shrine.

Ohio cell towers camouflaged to blend in with surroundings

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 1:41pm

Efforts to turn two looming cell towers in Ohio into faux pine trees to help them blend in with their surroundings are getting mixed reviews from residents.

This musician strummed a guitar during his own brain surgery

Sugam Pokharel, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 12:42pm

Guitar players can strum almost anywhere, from a beach to a park bench to an operating room -- while undergoing brain surgery.

German runaway girl who converted to Islam is found in Iraq

Kirsten Grieshaber and Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 12:01pm

A German girl who ran away from home after converting to Islam has been found as Iraqi forces liberated the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State extremists, German and Iraqi officials said Saturday. She is reported to be in good health and will be interrogated next week by Iraqi officials.

Rescuers need help after they get stuck helping kayakers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 11:16am

Even rescuers get stuck, too, sometimes.

Hungary's leader: EU and Soros seek to "Muslimize" Europe

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 7:36am

European Union leaders and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros are seeking a "new, mixed, Muslimized Europe," Hungary's anti-migration prime minister said Saturday.

Philippine Congress extends martial law in south amid siege

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 7:00am

The Philippine Congress on Saturday overwhelmingly approved the president's appeal for martial law in the south to be extended to the end of the year to help troops quell a two-month siege by Islamic State group-linked militants and stamp out similar extremist plots in the volatile region.