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Plight of Palestinian refugees now spans 5 generations

Karin Laub, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:31am

As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the creation of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby Gaza Strip.

PHOTOS: Volunteers celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up beaches of Utah Lake  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 9:34pm

Bela Perkins shows her father trash she picked up from the beaches of Utah Lake as a part of an Earth Day project in Vineyard on Saturday.

Volunteers, Fidelity employees help revitalize Utah's oldest school

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 5:21pm

Volunteers with local Fidelity Investments firms worked Saturday to enhance the environment at West High School, the oldest public high school in the state of Utah.

Have You Seen This? Tot’s joyful GoPro egg hunt

Martha Ostergar, KSL Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 2:01pm

Yes, Easter is over, but this GoPro video of a small boy hunting for eggs is the kind of video worth watching in all seasons and forever.

Pope comforts sister of French priest slain by extremists

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:35pm

Pope Francis on Saturday comforted the sister of an elderly French priest who was slain by Islamic militants in a church in Normandy as the pontiff paid tribute with a special prayer service to the courage of 20th- and 21st- century Christian martyrs.

Chinese jihadis' rise in Syria raises concerns at home

Bassem Mroue and Gerry Shih, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 4:32am

Many don't speak Arabic and their role in Syria is little known to the outside world, but the Chinese fighters of the Turkistan Islamic Party in Syria are organized, battled-hardened and have been instrumental in ground offensives against President Bashar Assad's forces in the country's northern regions.

26 hostages, including Qatar royals, freed in bargain

Qassim Abdul-Zahra and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 1:32am

Qatar has secured the release of 26 hostages after nearly a year and a half in captivity, including members of its ruling family, in what became possibly the region's most complex and sensitive hostage negotiation deal in recent years.

Woman decorates yard with hundreds of stuffed animals, honors late pet pig

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:07pm

If homes are judged by their character, this house has plenty – as in, plenty of characters...

Preparing for the worst: Why Utah has become so prepared for emergencies

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 9:35pm

New data shows Utah is ahead of the country in emergency preparedness. An example of why Utah is so prepared for emergencies could be seen Friday during a convention dedicated to being prepared for potential emergencies.

Diet sodas may be tied to stroke, dementia risk

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 9:04pm

Gulping down an artificially sweetened beverage not only may be associated with health risks for your body, but also possibly your brain, a new study suggests.

Advances in hip replacement surgery has patients back on their feet within hours

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 7:00pm

Advances in total hip replacement surgery has patients back on their feet and walking within hours of surgery.

3 judges to hear appeal of Hawaii ruling blocking travel ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 6:20pm

A three-judge panel of a federal appeals court will hear arguments in an appeal of a Hawaii federal judge's ruling blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban.

2nd major meteor shower peaks early morning of April 22

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 5:50pm

This year’s second major meteor shower will peak sometime late Friday night and early Saturday morning at a rate of 18 meteors per hour, according to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

More charges filed in Detroit in genital mutilation probe

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 5:04pm

Two more people have been charged in Detroit in an investigation of alleged genital mutilation against two girls in a Muslim sect.

Germany to appeal US case involving Nazi art sale

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 3:45pm

German officials plan to appeal a decision by a U.S. judge that the heirs of Jewish art dealers can sue in a U.S. court over art allegedly looted by the Nazis.

Have You Seen This? Bill Nye answers science questions

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 1:15pm

I loved Bill Nye's show as a kid. Fast forward 20-plus years and I see this video and guess what, I still love Bill Nye.

Tips for fly fishing during the spring runoff

Brad Kerr, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 12:58pm

The spring runoff is a good time to fly fish the local rivers and streams using nymphs on the bottom. Despite the high, muddy waters, good fish can still be caught in high water conditions.

U. team discovers 2 supermassive black holes in tiny galaxies

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:59am

A team of researchers from the University of Utah have discovered two supermassive black holes in tiny galaxies, offering evidence that there may be twice as many black holes in the universe than previously thought.