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Witty letter prompts American Airlines to waive $200 change fee

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  May 26th - 5:14pm

The next time an airline hits you with a fee, you can either go on a epic rant about "Big" Business and their "evil" ways, or you can do what Alex Hamberger did.

Police say man used front-loader to break into liquor store

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 5:11pm

Alaska police say a man used a stolen front-end loader to break into a liquor store and then led officers on a low-speed chase early Thursday.

Chile police say 2 churches burned in Mapuche conflict zone

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 5:10pm

Two Roman Catholic churches were burned in a southern region that the Mapuche indigenous group claims as its ancestral territory, police said Thursday.

Under high security, Jewish pilgrims gather on Tun

Bouazza Ben Bouazza, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 4:20pm

Under unprecedented security, the Tunisian island of Djerba hosted an annual Jewish pilgrimage amid raised fears of religious violence after deadly Islamic extremist attacks last year scared away visitors.

Fourth missionary injured in Brussels attack out of hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:41pm

A 66-year-old Mormon missionary who suffered severe burns on more than one-third of his body in the Brussels airport bombing has been released from the hospital.

St. Paul archdiocese plan offers over $65M to creditors

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:41pm

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis on Thursday filed a bankruptcy reorganization plan that would set up a trust fund of more than $65 million to compensate some 440 clergy abuse victims plus other creditors, with just over half of that amount coming from insurance.

New England beachgoers warned: Don't take selfies with seals

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:41pm

The feds have a warning for beachgoers in New England during Memorial Day weekend: Don't take selfies with the seals.

Hate chores? Now there's an app for that

Carlos Baquerizo, Contributor  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:26pm

A new app created in Salt Lake City is helping users connect with people who can work for them doing odd jobs and chores.

Have You Seen This? Tesla Model S drives sleeping owner through traffic

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  May 26th - 2:42pm

A video of a napping driver behind the wheel of the super advanced Tesla Model S has the internet a bit concerned.

Babies behind bars: Should moms do time with their newborns?

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 2:29pm

Jennifer Dumas sits on a sofa, her smiling 6-month-old girl on her lap. The room is full of bright toys and children's books. A rainbow-colored activity mat is on the floor, and Winnie the Pooh is painted on the walls.

UN envoy to Syria: Peace talks not set to resume for weeks

Jamey Keaten, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 1:00pm

The U.N. envoy for Syria plans a resumption of peace talks "as soon as feasible" between the government and opposition, but he set no new date and expects that it will "certainly not" come within the next two to three weeks, his office said Thursday.

Egypt: Muslim mob attacks Christians, parade naked woman

Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:32pm

An armed Muslim mob stripped an elderly Christian woman and paraded her naked on the streets in an attack last week in which seven Christian homes were also looted and torched in a province south of the Egyptian capital.

Tens of thousands take part in Brazil's March for Jesus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:31pm

Tens of thousands of evangelical Christians are taking part in Brazil's "March for Jesus," an annual event that unites faithful from hundreds of Protestant churches in a country that is largely Roman Catholic.

Pittsburgh Steelers' new robot could prevent injuries during practice

Ahiza Garcia, CNN  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:45am

The newest MVP of the Pittsburgh Steelers is ... a robot.

A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rights

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:31am

Oklahoma, Alabama, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, Arizona, Louisiana, Utah, Georgia and Texas — announced a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. Here's a look at legislation around the country:

Court: New Jersey can't give $11M to religious schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:31am

New Jersey cannot give $11 million in grants to two religious schools, including one of the largest ultra-Orthodox yeshivas in the world, an appeals court ruled Thursday.

Man hikes, skis the highest peak in each county in Utah

Carlos Baquerizo, Contributor  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:29am

A Utah man recently finishing hiking the 26 different tallest peaks throughout the state.

Provo woman leads charge to restore town’s long forgotten Easter cross

Carter Williams  |  Posted  May 26th - 10:00am

A Utah woman is spearheading an effort to restore a religious symbol that once brought interdenominational groups together in Provo, but was torn down 40 years ago.