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Scientists hope new shark cam gives insight to deep dives

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:59pm

Researchers are developing a one-of-a-kind camera to mount on great white sharks in an effort to discover why the fish travel each year to a spot in the Pacific Ocean nicknamed the "White Shark Cafe."

Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday products

Nadia Kounang, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:32pm

It was long believed that you could acquire "better living through chemistry." But that may really not be the case. In a landmark alliance, known as Project TENDR, leaders of various disciplines have come together in a consensus statement to say that many of the chemicals found in everyday products can result in neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism and attention-deficit disorders.

Bangladesh under spotlight as terror attacks escalate

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:19pm

The taking of hostages by gunmen in Dhaka's diplomatic quarter is the latest in a string of attacks that have sparked international alarm and prompted the United States and Bangladesh to promise more cooperation against violent extremism in the Muslim-majority nation.

Checkpoint steps up fight against invasive quagga mussel

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 7:02pm

The discovery of juvenile mussels at Deer Creek led to elaborate testing and preventative measures to assess the threat there. A checkpoint southeast of Heber is part of ongoing efforts to make sure water enthusiasts are taking the right precautions.

Nigerian Shiites march to demand release of leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 6:01pm

Nigeria's Shiite movement and journalists say more than a million Shiites have marched to demand freedom for their detained leader and Israeli-occupied parts of Palestine.

The Latest: No judges sought recusal from doing gay weddings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 5:00pm

The Latest on Mississippi's religious objections bill (all times local):

LGBT rights groups win as US judge blocks Mississippi law

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 4:50pm

Supporters of the LGBT rights movement won the latest round against conservatives when a federal judge ruled that a Mississippi "religious objections" law is unconstitutional, just moments before it was to take effect Friday.

Texas city council votes to reinstate library cat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 4:40pm

A North Texas city council has voted unanimously to reinstate Browser the cat to his job as live-in mascot of the city's public library.

Wolverine found in Utah for 1st time since 1974

Celeste Tholen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:56pm

A car hit and killed a wolverine in northern Utah this week — the first time in four decades that a wolverine has been found and not just seen in the state, the Division of Wildlife Resources reported.

#LikeAGirl campaign working to keep girls in the game after puberty

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:36pm

Recent studies show teenage girls dropping out of sports at a much higher rate than their male counterparts. Hoping to change those numbers, Always has come out with the latest installment in its viral #LikeAGirl campaign.

Behind famed hot dog contest, a whopper of a legend

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:32pm

Nathan's Famous may be in the hot dog business, but for decades they've been peddling a whopper.

The Latest: DOJ won't comment on Charleston victims' lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:01pm

The Latest on a lawsuit filed against the FBI by families of some of the people killed at a South Carolina church (all times local):

Have You Seen This? You never expect John Cena

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:16pm

Seeing WWE superstar John Cena rush at you would have to be one of the most terrifying things ever. Well, some fans had that feeling, but their terror soon turned to excitement. John Cena seems like a cool dude.

UN human rights envoy: displaced Rohingya still suffering

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 12:51pm

Conditions in camps for members of Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority, forced from their homes four years ago by communal violence, remain poor with overcrowding, the deterioration of temporary housing, and a lack of proper sanitation facilities, the U.N.'s special human rights envoy to the country said Friday.

Retired pope offers first-ever assessment of his own papacy

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 12:30pm

Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI is offering a first-ever papal assessment of his own pontificate in a book that recounts his decision to resign, his surprise at his successor and his attempts to dismantle what he calls the Vatican's "gay lobby."

Kansas denies firing clerk not attending office Bible study

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 12:21pm

The Kansas secretary of state's office asked a judge to throw out the federal lawsuit filed by a former employee who claims she was fired for not attending Bible study sessions at the office.

Video features Utah’s famous rock-climbing cat

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 11:47am

Like any good climber, Craig Armstrong always makes sure he has a partner. And his is a frisky, domestic medium-hair cat named Millie.

12 things you didn't know you could do on Snapchat

Hope King, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 11:30am

Summer's second long weekend is here, which means your Snapchat activity might increase over the next few days.