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Knights of Malta seek to discredit pope's probe of ouster

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 1:01pm

The head of the embattled Knights of Malta is seeking to discredit a Vatican investigation into the removal of a top official over a condom scandal, insisting that he followed the rules in the dismissal.

Northern Ireland unity government crumbles, faces March vote

Shawn Pogatchnik, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 12:42pm

Northern Ireland's shattered unity government will be dissolved next week to make way for an early election demanded by the coalition's main Irish Catholic party, the secretary of state for the British territory announced Monday.

Fight 'Blue Monday' with yellow — and other positivity tips

Nicole Carpenter, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 12:10pm

Blue Monday is the third Monday of the new year, and apparently the most depressing day of the year too. Here are a few suggestions to create positivity throughout this and any day, especially through end of winter.

Bahrain bans paper from publishing online after protests

Adam Schreck, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 11:40am

Bahraini authorities ordered an independent newspaper to stop publishing online Monday and said a city hall was set ablaze during clashes between opposition protesters and police.

5 places that bring your outdoor activities inside for the winter

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 11:31am

Even if you are one of Utah's many outdoor enthusiasts, it doesn't mean that you have to love Utah winters. That's why we've brought you five places that bring your favorite outside activities indoors for your wintertime enjoyment.

Ethics watchdog investigating Canadian PM's vacation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 10:50am

Canada's ethics commissioner said Monday she is launching an investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent family holiday at the Aga Khan's private island in the Bahamas.

Academics race to save rare colonial documents in Cuba

Chris Gillette, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 10:01am

An American team of academics is racing to preserve millions of Cuban historical documents before they are lost to the elements and poor storage conditions.

Are bad people skills holding you back?

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 9:03am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares why people skills are so critical and how to improve some of yours.

Oklahoma City firefighters rescue cow stuck in swimming pool

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 8:24am

Think it's hard for firefighters to rescue a cat in a tree? Try a cow in a swimming pool.

Trump partner eyes Indonesia power, sees faults in democracy

Stephen Wright, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 6:50am

President-elect Donald Trump's billionaire business partner and possible political proxy in Indonesia nurses big leadership ambitions in the vast but perennially lagging Southeast Asian nation, which he says isn't developed enough to have a successful democracy and needs strong leadership.

Pence looks like he will be Trump's inside man in Congress

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 1:40am

When Mike Pence landed in Congress after the 2000 election, he was a conservative agitator who often bucked President George W. Bush's agenda. Seventeen years later, he's the vice president-elect and Donald Trump's inside man on Capitol Hill.

Inspired by Nepalese, UK architect rebuilds ancient temple

Martha Mendoza, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 10:30pm

When a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal last year, villagers in Changu Narayan ran up the steep rocky path that cuts through their town to their renowned temple. Seeing the piles of rubble, they figured their lives were over.

Meet Arson, Utah's first 'firehouse therapy dog'

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 10:25pm

At the Pleasant Grove Fire Department, one firefighter's only job is to play fetch with his fellow employees.

Attorney General Lynch: 'We have always pushed forward'

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 5:21pm

Attorney General Loretta Lynch, in her final speech as head of the Justice Department, praised the work of the Obama administration to advance the dream of justice and said worries of difficult days ahead should be a call for action, not despair.

Renovation begins at hotel in Yellowstone National Park

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 4:54pm

A hotel in Yellowstone National Park is not renting out rooms during a two-part, $7.9 million renovation.

Utah adds 3 reservoirs to mercury advisory

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 3:31pm

Three reservoirs — Millsite, Big Sand Wash and Pineview — were added to Utah's mercury fish consumption advisory after scientists discovered elevated levels of mercury in tissue samples of fish.

Eddie Long, megachurch pastor embroiled in scandal, dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 2:20pm

Eddie Long, the flamboyant megachurch pastor whose reputation was tarnished after former congregants accused him of sexual misconduct, has died. He was 63.

Have You Seen This? Killer badminton volley will amaze

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 2:02pm

Badminton is not for the weak, as you will soon see. If you've dismissed the sport in the past, this video will change your mind.

Wolverine caught on remote camera in west-central Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 2:01pm

A wolverine has been recorded on an Idaho Fish and Game camera near McCall in west-central Idaho as part of a four-state study to determine where the elusive mammals live.