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Carson after tour: Syrian refugees don't want to come to US

Omar Akour and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 12:10am

After touring Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Saturday suggested that camps should serve as a long-term solution for millions, while other refugees could be absorbed by Middle Eastern countries.

Students hope to invent windows of the future

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 11:11pm

A 38-year-old homebuilder put his business on hold and enrolled in college for the first time because he wants more innovations in building materials. Now he's part of a student team trying to invent the windows of the future.

Love of rugs led small Utah business owner to help Nepal

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 9:42pm

Locals could go to big box stores to buy rugs and carpets, but chances are, they won't find anything as good as Jim Webber's rugs.

Born with no voice & low odds, boy talks with new voice box

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 5:28pm

one that's usually fatal, the other that should have left him unable to talk.

Have You Seen This? Man vs dolphin spit fight

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 2:45pm

Ah, the magical experience of a dolphin encounter … that spirals down into a spit fight.

Trump goes after GOP rivals Rubio, Bush in their home state

Sergio Bustos, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 2:01pm

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump bragged about his high standing in the polls, slammed super political action committees and dismissed rivals Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush in a campaign stop Saturday in their home state of Florida.

From world-class soldier to world-class archer

Chris Larson  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 1:20pm

Micheal Lukow lost his right foot and most of the use of his left. But the fight hasn't left the former soldier who is training to become a paralympian.

Rock band supports bullied girl's dreams

Henry Hanks CNN  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 11:15am

It's another example of how one person's story can make a big impact.

Road Home fence offers protected sanctuary for disadvantaged kids

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 10:45am

A new wall surrounding the children's area of downtown Salt Lake City's Road Home is allowing kids to stay protected in what can be a difficult environment.

Egypt's Coptic Orthodox leader makes rare Israeli visit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 9:12am

The leader of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church is making a rare visit to Israel to attend the funeral of a senior Coptic official in Jerusalem.

The Latest: 150,000 youths attend Pope's rally in Kampala

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 6:31am

The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)

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.