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Trump aiming for New Hampshire win, rivals aim to survive

Josh Lederman and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 11:50am

Encouraged by Marco Rubio's stumbles, the Republicans' second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire. The Democrats' Clinton-Sanders duel is veering into gender politics.

Lock of Lennon's hair expected to fetch $10K at auction

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 11:40am

A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is expected to sell for $10,000 at a Dallas auction later this month.

The Latest: Diplomats? Trump and Bush call each other names

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 11:40am

The Latest on the race for the White House with one day to go until the New Hampshire primary (all times local):

Local mom creates medical tracking app after son's miraculous heart transplant

Clint Betts, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 11:29am

When Tammy Bowers was told her son, Landen, wouldn't live to see his first birthday, she didn't give up hope.

With only 29 students, Catholic school in Missouri hangs on

Donald Bradley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 11:21am

The bell tower of the old Catholic church rises above all else in this tabletop-flat town.

Elizabeth Warren's hard choice in Democrats' White House run

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 11:10am

A coy Elizabeth Warren is withholding an endorsement of Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders for now and using her leverage as liberal icon to focus the two Democratic presidential rivals on her populist agenda.

French ex-minister in court over tax fraud, money laundering

Philippe Sotto, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:20am

Jerome Cahuzac was the face of France's fight against tax evaders — until he was forced to acknowledge that he himself was dodging taxes, hiding money in tax havens around the world.

Clinton's donors trade buck-raising for door-knocking in NH

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:00am

They are some of Hillary Clinton's best money-raisers, but right now the most valuable thing they can offer is their time.

Chinese visit temples, fairs to ring in Year of the Monkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:20am

Chinese and others around Asia flocked to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on Monday, the first day of the Lunar New Year.

Chechen Special Ops in Syria says republic's leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:10am

The strongman leader of Russia's Chechen republic says special operation units from his region have infiltrated the Islamic State group.

Little Free Library keeps kids reading

Sharon Woods Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:04am

Felicia Walsh has found a portal in her neighborhood that takes her to places she can only imagine.

Philippine autonomy delay stalls disarming of Muslim rebels

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:20am

A Philippine rebel leader said Monday that Congress' failure to pass a Muslim autonomy bill as part of a new peace pact would delay a program to disarm thousands of guerrillas in the country's south.

Man accused of stealing police badges while being questioned

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:20am

Authorities say a Pennsylvania man stole several police badges while he was being held for questioning in a domestic dispute.

Vatican stresses policy role of sex committee after ouster

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:20am

Pope Francis' sex-abuse commission stressed Monday that its sole purpose is to propose initiatives to protect children from pedophiles, after it effectively suspended a member who advocated a more activist role.

South African university suspends 2 in costume outcry

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 7:30am

A South African university suspended two white students for painting their faces in what it called a "blackface" incident deemed to be racially offensive. One of the students, however, said they were dressing as purple space aliens for a party with a galactic theme.

How to help if you suspect someone is suicidal

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 6:58am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares tips on reaching out to someone you are worried about and talking openly about suicide.

Coldplay's latest video criticized for portrayal of India

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 6:40am

British rock band Coldplay's latest music video has triggered a debate in India over its portrayal of the country with critics accusing its producers of showing stereotypical images of India with Hindu holy men, peacocks and colorful festivals.

Political tourists flock to New Hampshire for up-close view

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 2:01am

Ann and Jon Vitti hopped on a flight from Los Angeles to snowy New Hampshire last week to witness first-hand what they can't see on their TV: The more personal side of presidential politics.

Cruz, 'super' PACs pummeled Trump on Iowa airwaves with ads

Chad Day and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 1:50am

Donald Trump has given a list of reasons for his second-place finish in the Iowa caucuses, including a failure to invest in boosting voter-turnout and claiming that Ted Cruz "stole" the win. But with voting fast approaching in New Hampshire, data from political advertising tracker Kantar Media reveal another possible explanation: Trump got pummeled on TV.

Clinton making a personal pitch to New Hampshire voters

Lisa Lerer and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 1:32am

From a Michigan pulpit to New Hampshire's town halls, Hillary Clinton is working to establish a personal connection with voters as she faces an increasingly difficult struggle against Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination.