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The Latest: Organizers say 1.6 million at event with pope

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:01pm

The Latest on the pope's visit to Poland (all times local):

Pope to young: Try politics, activism; don't be couch potato

Frances D'Emilio and Monika Scislowska, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:01pm

Pope Francis challenged hundreds of thousands of young people who gathered in a sprawling Polish meadow to reject being a "couch potato" who retreats into video games and computer screens and instead engage in social activism and politics to create a more just world.

Have You Seen This? Clapping is hilarious

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 2:36pm

This toddler is having the best time in music class, and his best time is 100 percent contagious.

Bill would prevent LGBT discrimination at religious schools

Darcy Costello, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 12:50pm

The conflict between religious freedom and gay rights has a new battleground — California's religious colleges and universities.

Couples who lost babies help others by donating Cuddle Cots

Karla Ward-Leader, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:31am

When Lindsey DeMoss and Rebecca Dittert first met earlier this year, they were surprised at the similarities between their stories.

Group hopes campaign will bolster relationships with Muslims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:01am

A multi-faith group in southwest Ohio hopes educational pamphlets can increase understanding of Muslims and decrease prejudice against them.

Family loses 4 sons to rare medical condition; 9 others diagnosed

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:18pm

A Riverton woman who lost four children to cancer is facing her toughest battle yet: Doctors recently discovered nine of 11 family members have the same rare medical condition that often leads to the deadly disease.

‘I am not a victim,’ says senior missionary injured in Brussels airport attack

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:10pm

One of four LDS missionaries injured in the Brussels Airport terrorist attack is speaking out for the first time about his harrowing experience and what he's calling a miraculous recovery.

U. doctor advising the Olympics says of Zika: 'Be concerned, but don't panic'

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 7:51pm

Zika is now in the U.S., and there have already been eight cases in Utah. The doctor advising the U.S. Olympic Committee on keeping athletes safe from the virus in Rio says it's reason for concern, but not panic.

Texas probes charter school system after Turkish complaint

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:21pm

Texas is investigating a charter school system that the Turkish government claims has ties to a moderate Islamic cleric it's accused of inspiring a military coup attempt.

Rare, foul-smelling 'corpse flower' blooms in New York City

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:51pm

A foul smelling plant known as the "corpse flower" is finally blooming at the New York Botanical Garden in New York City.

Pope visits Auschwitz, begs God to forgive "so much cruelty"

Frances D'Emilio and Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:31pm

Choosing silence to convey his sorrow, Pope Francis visited the former Nazi death factory at Auschwitz and Birkenau on Friday, meeting with concentration camp survivors as well as aging saviors who helped Jews escape certain doom. In a guest book entry he made an anguished plea: "Lord, forgiveness for so much cruelty!"

The Latest: Pope Francis: 'cruelty did not end in Auschwitz'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 2:11pm

The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local):

Is 'Jason Bourne' too violent for kids?

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 2:04pm

The latest chapter in the Bourne series, "Jason Bourne," is hitting theaters this weekend and we have an overview of what parents can expect.

Have You Seen This? Paratrooper static line jump

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 1:14pm

There is something hypnotic about this video of dozens of paratroopers jumping from a C-17.

A shatter-resistant screen is coming soon to a smartphone near you

Aaron Smith, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 12:45pm

Corning just launched Gorilla Glass 5, its latest evolution in break-resistant glass for smartphones.

Man sues to get license to marry Kentucky prison inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 12:22pm

To get a Kentucky marriage license, Bradley Jones just has to bring his fiancee to the clerk's office, but there's a problem: She's in prison and can't make the trip.

Extreme athletes dive into Midway’s Homestead Crater wearing LED suits

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:47am

On a dark night, four people recently dove from a height of five stories into Midway’s Homestead Crater.

Expect the longest delays on these 100 flights

Christina Lavingia, Graphiq  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:29am

Let's face it: The only instance in which passengers are thankful for a delayed flight is when they're running late. Apart from the aforementioned cringeworthy instance, late flights can create more than a small nuisance.