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Jerusalem gay pride parade attacker given life sentence

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 3:20am

A Jerusalem court on Sunday sentenced a radical ultra-Orthodox Israeli Jew who fatally stabbed a teenage girl at a gay pride parade last year to life in prison plus 31 years.

Pope visits Armenia's closed border with Turkey on last day

Nicole Winfield and Avet Demourian, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 9:50pm

Pope Francis is wrapping up his trip to Armenia with a Sunday liturgy in the Apostolic cathedral celebrated by his Orthodox hosts and a visit to Armenia's closed border with Turkey amid new tensions with Ankara over his recognition of the 1915 "genocide."

Teen asks for doughnuts, gets over $180K in online donations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 2:02pm

A teen's offer to take groceries to a man's car in exchange for some doughnuts has led to a flood of donations now nearing $200,000.

Blind dog with oozing sore wins World's Ugliest Dog contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 1:11pm

A 17-year-old Chinese Crested Chihuahua with legs bowed out like a frog and an oozing sore is the winner of this year's World's Ugliest Dog contest.

Outdoor glass slide opens atop LA skyscraper

Sonya Hamasaki, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 11:15am

Never mind taking the elevator if you're at the top of the colossal U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles -- at least for part of the way down.

Brooklyn's bed: Parents of 4-year-old brain cancer survivor search for a safe place to sleep

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 9:06am

Until recently, the 4-year-old brain cancer survivor was sleeping on a modified trampoline her parents built because the insurance company denied their request for a medical bed, which ranges between $10,000 and $25,000.

Amish growth extended to South America settlements last year

Mark Scolforo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 8:11am

The Amish are branching out, setting up settlements in Bolivia, Argentina and Canada as their numbers continue to grow.

Park City headphone company Skullcandy purchased for $177M

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 8:59pm

Skullcandy, a Utah-based audio and gaming company, is merging with another commodity company, the two companies jointly announced Friday.

Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 8:41pm

Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide."

Trans-Atlantic Trend? Trump sees UK vote as validation

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 8:00pm

Britain's stunning vote to bolt from the European Union sent political tremors across the Atlantic Friday, fueling Donald Trump's confidence that frustrated U.S. voters will back similarly sweeping change and rattling Democrats who are banking on Americans ultimately choosing a more conventional leader in Hillary Clinton.

Skeletons, coins found in dig of ancient Pompeii shop

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 7:02pm

Italian and French archaeologists have discovered four skeletons and gold coins in the ruins of an ancient shop on the outskirts of Pompeii, officials said Friday.

Texas city council votes to oust library cat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 5:11pm

A North Texas city council has started a cat fight by voting to oust the furry mascot of the city's public library.

After ad, dad interviews potential wives for 48-year-old son from SLC

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 4:46pm

The father of a Salt Lake City businessman is setting up interviews for women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son, nearly a week after taking out a newspaper ad announcing the search.

Court bites back, exonerates Michigan TV vet who saved dog

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 3:50pm

A Boston terrier named Mr. Pigglesworth is as frisky as ever — and the Michigan veterinarian who saved the dog's life on a reality TV show has been cleared of misconduct.

The best and worst states to raise children in

Lauren Delvalle, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 2:36pm

Minnesota reigns as the most kid-friendly state to raise a family for the second year in a row, according to an Annie E. Casey Foundation study released this week.

Have You Seen This? Give up on your dreams

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 1:14pm

We all love Mike Rowe and he wants you to stop following your passion.

Stop hanging up on governor, Pennsylvania employees are told

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 12:21pm

The Pennsylvania governor's personal touch doesn't always get him very far.

Can Google Glass help autistic children read faces?

Terence Chea, AP  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 11:45am

Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people's faces, one of the biggest challenges for people with the neurological disorder.