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Boston Marathon bombing amputee scales mountain in Ecuador

William J. Kole, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 5:23pm

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet can check mountaineering off her bucket list.

Meet Graham, a 'human' designed to survive a car crash

Janissa Delzo, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 4:36pm

To up your chances of surviving a car accident, it would help if your ultra-thick ribcage were lined with sacs that served as natural airbags and if your face were flattened, your skull much larger, your skin thicker and your knees able to move in all directions.

Turkey issues warrants for 42 journalists amid criticism

Suzan Fraser and Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 3:12pm

Turkey on Monday issued warrants for the detention of 42 journalists suspected of links to the alleged organizers of a failed military uprising, intensifying concerns that a sweeping crackdown on alleged coup plotters could target media for any news coverage critical of the government.

Breaking down the gender stereotypes in kids' clothing

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 3:06pm

Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to dressing their kids.

Buddhist monk gets prison for stealing from temple to gamble

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 3:01pm

A Buddhist monk was sentenced Monday to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $260,000 from the Louisiana temple he led and gambling most of the money at a casino.

Mormon church fights subpoena for president Monson

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:21pm

Attorneys are battling over whether Mormon Church President Thomas S. Monson should be required to testify in a case about alleged sexual abuse that occurred within a now-defunct church program that placed thousands of American Indian children with Mormon families.

Man leads police on Washington state chase due to boredom

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 12:20pm

Sheriff's officials say a Washington state man led police on a chase across two counties because he was bored.

Egypt's Coptic Pope warns of increased attacks on Christians

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 12:10pm

The leader of Egypt's Coptic Christian church warned on Monday of increased attacks on Christians, saying national unity is being "defaced."

2 Utah companies bringing wireless earbud innovation to the world

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:44am

Two Utah companies, Fireflies and Elwn have recently brought new wireless earbuds to the market, with new technology and both with very successful kickstarter campaigns. Learn about their motivations, innovations and aspirations.

Catholic pilgrims visit Auschwitz ahead of visit by pope

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:41am

Catholic pilgrims have begun gathering in southern Poland ahead of the midweek arrival of Pope Francis for World Youth Day, a days-long meeting of young people.

Police reunite traveler with lost turtle at NYC bus station

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:00am

A turtle found wandering around a busy New York City bus terminal has been reunited with its grateful but sleepy owner.

Hot-car deaths spike as 21st child dies in overheated car this year

Ashley Fantz CNN  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:28am

A toddler in east Dallas has become the 21st child to die in a hot car this year in the U.S., according to the national safety advocacy organization KidsAndCars.org.

Band of monkeys raid Thai polling place, tear up voter lists

Natnicha Chuwiruch, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:01am

Election officials in northern Thailand think they can buy off a gang of monkey vandals with fresh fruit and vegetables, after about 100 macaques tore up voter lists publicly posted ahead of next month's referendum on a proposed constitution.

'Pokemon Go' players stumble on hidden history

Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:01am

Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by — until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the "Pokemon Go" trail.

Make Your Week: Stories that combat bad news

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:01am

To send in the stories that have made your day better, email them in 100 words or less to mchristensen@ksl.com. Photos and videos are encouraged.

Elder Ballard discusses pioneer heritage in Utah

Dave McCann  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:40pm

As people across the state celebrate Pioneer Day, KSL-TV’s Dave McCann sat down with Elder M. Russell Ballard, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to discuss pioneer heritage in Utah.

Boy Scouts faring well a year after easing ban on gay adults

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 2:41pm

The Boy Scouts appear to be faring well a year after alarming some churches by easing the ban on gay adults.

Have You Seen This? Disney dance party mash-up

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 2:02pm

If you think you’ve seen all there is to see in Disney animated movie mash-ups, think again. This video definitely raises the Disney homage bar.