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Citywide remodels home for family of teen with cancer

Tori Jorgensen  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 8:45pm

As 15-year-old Alexis Gould struggles with cancer, it's hard for her siblings to focus on anything else. But according to Alexis' mom, Emily Gould, Citywide's plan to remodel their home has given them something exciting to discuss together.

Kerry says Mideast violence could 'spin out of control'

Bradley Klapper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 8:15pm

Secretary of State John Kerry says the violence between Israelis and Palestinians could "spin out of control" unless they take immediate steps to ease tensions.

In Uganda, pope honors Christian martyrs, meets youth

Nicole Winfield and Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 8:00pm

Pope Francis is paying his respects to 19th century Ugandan Christians who were burnt alive rather than renounce their faith, the latest group of martyrs from around the world honored by Francis in hopes of giving today's faithful missionary role models.

Carson visiting Syrian refugees in Jordan

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 6:40pm

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is in the Middle East this weekend to meet with Syrian refugees.

Hikers brave cold and wind instead of Black Friday crowds

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 6:18pm

Black Friday is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year for retailers who slash prices to draw crowds — and long lines. Some area residents broke from tradition and instead took a hike in the mountains above the University of Utah.

Teaching kids to give as they receive

Kelly Wallace CNN  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 5:40pm

My children benefit big time since we celebrate Hanukkah at home and Christmas with my family. Two holidays mean twice the number of presents, and often more gifts than they ultimately use or care about.

Have You Seen This? Kid tricked into doing yardwork

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 2:32pm

Have a yard full of leaves? All you need is a leaf blower to affix to the back of a toy Jeep and let your kids go to work —an act of pure parenting genius.

Little girl has 'rare' multi-organ transplant

Savannah Pratt Special to CNN  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 1:16pm

While most girls her age were peacefully asleep, 8-year-old Kyree Beachem was wheeled early Wednesday into an operating room for a triple transplant that lasted more than 12 hours.

Roaches, leeches and other real-life cyborgs

Corinn Sessions, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 11:45am

Cyborgs may seem like a nightmare from Terminator, but science has concocted a few of these robotic chimeras. This is what they can do.

Product review: D'Lite bike trailer from Burley is tough to beat

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 11:09am

There are lots of options available when it comes to bike trailers. This review looks at one of the top trailers on the market.

As many African-American see it, there are 2 Ben Carsons

Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 10:02am

Ayauna King-Baker loved Ben Carson's "Gifted Hands" memoir so much that she made her daughter Shaliya read it. So when Carson showed up in town to sign copies of his new book, King-Baker dragged the giggly 13-year-old along to the bookstore so they could both meet him.

Reporter mocked by Trump says the 2 knew each other well

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 9:50am

Donald Trump said he couldn't have been making fun of a reporter's disability because he doesn't know the man. Not so, says the reporter.

MTC missionaries prepare 350,000 meals on Thanksgiving

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 9:18am

1200 missionaries, who will soon leave to 38 different countries, spent much of their Thanksgiving afternoon preparing and packaging roughly 350,000 meals for Utah children in need.

Smartphones overtake desktops for holiday shopping

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 8:00am

If the beginning of the holiday season is any indication, it could be a merry mobile Christmas for shoppers.

Affiliate of IS group claims Bangladesh Shiite mosque attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 2:20am

An Islamic State group affiliate in Bangladesh said Friday it was behind an attack on a Shiite mosque in the country's north that killed one man and wounded three others.

Fiji sevens team to the rescue as passenger taken ill

Steve McMorran, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 27th - 12:00am

The world champion Fiji sevens rugby team has been praised after stepping in to assist cabin crew during a medical emergency on a flight from Fiji to Brisbane on Thursday.

Gunmen attack Shiite mosque, kill 1 in Bangladesh

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 9:00pm

Gunmen opened fire on Shiite Muslim devotees during evening prayers at a mosque in northern Bangladesh, killing one person and leaving three others injured, police said.

El Salvadoran church suspends priest in sex abuse case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 8:50pm

El Salvador's Roman Catholic Church announced Thursday it has suspended a well-known priest, saying he acknowledged sexually abusing a young girl.

Pope presses case for adequate, dignified housing in Nairobi

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 8:50pm

Pope Francis is visiting a slum on Nairobi's northwestern edge to press his call for adequate and dignified housing for society's most marginal, especially in burgeoning megacities like the Kenyan capital.