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Mormons gather in Utah to hear guidance from leaders

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 12:30am

Mormons are gathering in Salt Lake City to listen to speeches from church leaders at a twice-yearly conference.

The Latest: Fourth night of protests of police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:31pm

The Latest on a police shooting of an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb (all times local):

Apple CEO tells Utah tech leaders to dream big

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:33pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook was the featured guest of Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, during a question and answer session with members of the Utah tech community Friday at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.

Weight bias is bigger problem than you may think, experts say

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:26pm

Fatness was an unexpected topic at the presidential debate at Hofstra University on Monday — and many obesity experts now say that they are concerned about what was said.

Rosetta landing: Comet-chasing probe makes final touchdown

Dave Gilbert, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 7:04pm

The Rosetta space probe has crash-landed on the surface of a distant comet, ending a remarkable 12-year mission that made a series of breakthrough discoveries.

Special General Conference programming for KSL TV

Angie Denison  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:49pm

This weekend KSL TV is showcasing some amazing, locally produced programs with International ties. Reporters travel to New York, Philadelphia, Europe, Africa and India to bring you inspirational documentaries — all with direct Utah connections.

Man charged with wearing clear plastic wrap bikini on beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:41pm

Police say a 59-year-old man who wore a bikini fashioned out of see-through plastic wrap on a New Jersey beach is facing a criminal charge.

Correction: Deer Shot-Man Charged story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:11pm

In a story Sept. 29 about the shooting of a deer in Washington, D.C., The Associated Press erroneously described the animal that was shot. The animal was a white-tailed deer; it was not an Imperial Stag, which refers to a red deer.

Find the courage to be yourself

Connie Sokol, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:16pm

Whether you need to accomplish a hard task, hold a difficult conversation or face an intimidating situation, here's how to tap into the courage already within reach.

Mormon conference kicks off as refugee concerns grow

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:31pm

Mormon leaders are set to deliver spiritual guidance at this weekend's twice-yearly conference as their members in the U.S. grapple with a testy presidential election and followers around the world try to respond to increasing needs of refugees.

Have You Seen This? Terrifying slackline

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:15pm

I cannot slackline. I have tried and I have failed. That means if I attempted this, I'd be dead. No questions asked.

Pope in Georgia: Vaguely Russia rebuke, warm Georgia welcome

Nicole Winfield and Misha Dzhindzhikhashvili, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 12:41pm

Pope Francis issued a vague rebuke to Russia on Friday and received an unexpectedly warm welcome from the leader of the Georgian Orthodox Church as he mixed geopolitics with religion on the first day of a three-day trip to the Caucasus.

Deals on season passes at Utah's ski resorts this winter season

Ray Grass, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:52am

For those planning to ski and/or snowboard this winter, it would pay to do a little research into the packages available at the 14 Utah resorts and the perks now being offered, which include passes to other resorts in North America.

Salesforce pushes regulators to block Microsoft's LinkedIn deal

Seth Fiegerman, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:43am

Salesforce clearly doesn't want Microsoft to be part of its professional network anymore.

Opposition leader: Turkey is misusing its emergency powers

Suzan Fraser and Cinar Kiper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:03am

Turkey's opposition leader accused the government on Friday of using emergency powers from the aftermath of a failed coup to clamp down on dissenting voices, as authorities ordered 12 more news organizations to shut down for alleged threats to national security.

Stranger pays $84 gas bill, inspires 'pay it forward' movement

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:00am

With a simple act of kindness, a stranger has inspired thousands of people to find ways to pay it forward.

Utah genetics researchers looking for DNA-level disease causes

Eric Butler  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:19am

Utah Genome Project researchers are getting the DNA sequences of a thousand people who have family histories of rare and life-threatening diseases. Their analysis hopes to find the genetic causes of a variety of conditions.

Study: Kidney stone got you down? Ride a roller coaster

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:04am

Though some people fear they’ll lose their lunch on a roller coaster, a new study suggests a wild ride could help you pass a pesky kidney stone.

Police: Pennsylvania dealer hid 110 heroin bags in buttocks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:01am

Police say a Pennsylvania drug dealing suspect was found hiding 110 small bags of heroin in his buttocks.