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Deer hunt's opening weekend yields impressive returns

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 9:49pm

The general rifle buck deer hunt opened over the weekend in Utah, yielding impressive returns for hunters, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources reported.

Cholesterol test for 1-year-olds? Study says it could help

Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 8:43pm

screening thousands of babies for inherited risk — and found it was twice as common as has been thought.

Penguin at SeaWorld Orlando gets one-of-a-kind wetsuit

Ashley Carter, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 8:16pm

One penguin at SeaWorld Orlando is sporting a new look.

BYU study links air pollution to blood vessel damage

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 7:49pm

A new study by Brigham Young University's Arden Pope and University of Louisville researchers determined a link exists between exposure to air pollution and blood vessel damage. The study included BYU students exposed during winter inversions.

Father who lost Muslim son in Iraq berates Trump from mosque

Ben Finley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 6:41pm

Khizr Khan, a Muslim-American whose son was killed in Iraq, held back tears Wednesday as he again took on Donald Trump, saying the Republican presidential nominee is peddling hate and no less than the "future of the earth" is at stake in the Nov. 8 election.

Mormon school stops honor-code reviews of sex abuse victims

Brady McCombs and Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 6:01pm

Students at Brigham Young University who report sexual assault will no longer be investigated for possible violations of the strict honor code that bans drinking and premarital sex, the Mormon-owned school announced Wednesday in a major reversal to a practice that drew widespread scrutiny.

Church drops lawsuit on transgender bathroom issue

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 2:41pm

An Iowa church is dropping its lawsuit against the state and the city of Des Moines over an antidiscrimination law that church officials believed could force them to abide by transgender bathroom rules.

Bottle flipping: the craze that's driving parents crazy

Lacey Russell, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 2:30pm

Technology has never been more advanced, yet children across the United States are entertaining themselves with something very old-school: partially-filled plastic water bottles.

Have You Seen This? Drone replaces a lightbulb

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 1:15pm

How many drones does it take to replace a lightbulb? Apparently two.

Apple Watch sales are way down: Are smartwatches still cool?

Ivana Kottasova, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 12:34pm

Smartwatches may not be cool anymore.

3-day plan to explore Portland’s downtown, outdoors

Natalie Crofts, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:29am

Only a road trip or short plane ride away, Portland, Oregon, offers a wealth of options for people looking to explore somewhere new.

Hairstylist uses pepper spray on unhappy client, police say

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 9:51am

Authorities say a New Jersey hairstylist used pepper spray on a client who was unhappy with her haircut.

Artist mows giant Trump portrait in Italian cornfield

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 9:21am

An Italian land artist has used his tractor to transform a field near the Italian city of Verona into a giant portrait of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Girl, 7, inserts coin into toy dispenser, gets pills instead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 9:11am

A 7-year-old girl who inserted coins into a toy dispenser at a pizzeria received a plastic capsule filled with medications for blood pressure and kidney stones instead, police said.

Egypt upheld life sentence for Muslim Brotherhood leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 7:50am

An Egyptian court has upheld life sentences against the top leader of the country's now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group and 36 others, including former ministers, in murder and violence charges, and upheld death sentences against 10 others tried in absentia.

Top Vatican cardinal questioned over sex abuse allegations

Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 7:50am

Australian police flew to Rome to interview a top Vatican cardinal about allegations of sexual assault dating back decades, officials said Wednesday.

Autism researchers find gender-based surprises

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:47pm

Scientists taking a closer look are finding many girls with autism have social skills that can mask the condition. And some girls are born without autism despite the same genetic mutations seen in boys with the condition.

Binge now and pay later: 3 ways to keep college eating from running amok

Charity Lighten, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:31pm

A few pounds quickly turn into a lot of pounds, and poor eating habits eventually turn into a seriously bad eating lifestyle. So what is the solution for a poor college student that wants to eat healthy and enjoy college? It's easier than you think.

Man says tree stunt that blocked traffic was performance art

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 5:41pm

A man arrested for blocking traffic in Maine while dressed as an evergreen tree says the public display was intended to be performance art.