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Baby fat — or a bigger problem?

Jennifer Lambert, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:26pm

Chubby babies are adorable. Plump toddlers are cute. But as a parent, how do you know if your child is just sporting baby fat or something more dangerous?

A special delivery at New York's World Trade Center

Pilar Melendez, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 5:48pm

When Brian McGraw responded to a call of a woman possibly going into labor at the World Trade Center train concourse in Manhattan, two fellow New York Port Authority police officers with him immediately turned to the former EMT.

How a dating app hookup landed a teen on the sex offender registry

Kyra Phillips and David Fitzpatrick, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 4:17pm

Zach Anderson is 19 and a typical teenager. He's into computers and wants to build a career around his love for electronics. But those plans and any semblance of a normal life are for now out the window.

Balloon note released at dad's grave finds its way back to family

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 2:01pm

A 13-year-old girl who lost her father to cancer in May released balloons with a note at his grave on Father's Day. She returned home a few hours later, over 25 miles away, to find a surprise in her backyard.

Walmart, Amazon halt sales of toy guns that look real in New York

Jackie Wattles, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:18am

Five major retailers have agreed to stop selling realistic-looking toy guns in New York state, the attorney general said Monday.

Newborn baby pulled from toilet in Beijing

Shen Lu and Steven Jiang, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:32am

Police are searching for the mother of a newborn baby girl found wedged face-down in a Beijing toilet on Sunday.

Cecil the lion: Tribute Beanie Baby toy to raise funds for wildlife

Laura Smith-Spark, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:04am

Cecil the lion, the big cat slain in Zimbabwe last month allegedly by an American hunter, is now to be immortalized as a plush toy.

Picky eating harmless but can signal child's emotional woes

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:40pm

Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out.

Teen's prize-winning pig rakes in $31K for mom with cancer

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 1:21pm

A teen's prize-winning pig at the Morgan County Fair is helping his mom face breast cancer thanks to generous bidders.

6 more family-friendly Utah hikes with waterfalls

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 11:40am

Utah is a hiker's paradise and that includes kid hikers. But, sometimes kids need a little extra motivation to get to the top and what better than a waterfall? Here are 6 kid friendly Utah hikes with waterfalls.

New AP US History teaching framework released after controversy

Wyatt Massey, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:36am

The College Board released its new Advanced Placement U.S. History teaching guidelines Thursday, following a year in which the previous framework was attacked for being anti-American.

My spouse supports same-sex marriage and I don't

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 6:57am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives six tips for handling sensitive disagreements with your spouse.

Overall, Utah schools stack up, report says

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 2:55pm

Utah's education system ranked 14th best overall in a national report published this week by WalletHub. The report measured various metrics, such as reading and math scores, graduation rates and school safety.

More Utah teens getting HPV vaccine, but still below national average

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 1:26pm

A higher share of Utah teens are getting vaccinated against HPV than ever before, but most adolescents are still not getting the vaccine, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Parents of missing Idaho toddler believe he's still alive

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 5:49pm

It's been three weeks since DeOrr Kunz Jr. disappeared and his parents said Friday they believe he is still alive.

Kennedy watches wife give birth on FaceTime, then pitches

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:51pm

Ian Kennedy expected to miss Friday's start against the Miami Marlins to be with his wife Allison, who was in labor with their fourth child.

Once a sideshow, former preemies praise doctor years later

Frank Eltman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 7:31pm

At age 95, Lucille Horn often reflects on her long, full life, with a husband and five children, and how it might not have happened if not for the renegade doctor who put her in a Coney Island sideshow when she was just days old.

Family touched by tragedy gives back to Orem Police

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:27pm

Friday is the anniversary of a day that changed the Kofford family forever. Their son was run over and killed in the driveway. They've turned their grief into a way to give back to the community.

Family workouts that strengthen bodies and bonds

Dana Santas, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:16pm

Think you don't have time to exercise? Try involving the whole family. If you have a driveway, sidewalk, small playground or park, you have enough space.

Facebook's Zuckerberg and wife are expecting a daughter

Brandon Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 2:11pm

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby.