Female paragliders from across the U.S. converged on the Wasatch Front Memorial Day weekend for an event to celebrate their sport and for an attempt scheduled for Sunday to set a world record from the flight park at Point of the Mountain.
Vanessa Gera and Antonio Calanni, Associated Press | Posted
May 27th - 12:36pm
Pope Francis highlighted the struggles that workers face in a globalized economy with a visit Saturday to a troubled steel factory in Genoa, where he stressed how jobs give people a sense of human dignity and denounced those who exploit workers.
Thousands of Buddhist monks, nuns and supporters of an ultranationalist Buddhist group gathered at an annual conference on the outskirts of Myanmar's biggest city on Saturday despite being banned by the government.
Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church is enduring a dark chapter in its history with the community increasingly victimized by attacks from Islamic militants, including Friday's attack by gunmen on a bus transporting Copts to a monastery south of Cairo, leaving 29 dead.
Susannah George, Associated Press | Posted
May 27th - 12:33am
Iraqi forces are steadily closing in on the remaining pockets of territory held by the Islamic State group in Mosul, inching toward a victory that U.S.-led coalition officials say is "only a matter of time."
Born from her desire to provide busy women with a helpful accessory, Salt Lake City resident Dani Richeson created the FYB London smart purse: a handbag complete with everything from a built-in phone charger to Bluetooth connectivity.