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Things to know before taking kids to 'He Named Me Malala'

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 2:02pm

"He Named Me Malala" is enjoying its wide release this weekend, celebrating the little girl who stood up to the Taliban. The true story is definitely inspiring, but here are few things parents and guardians may want to consider.

LDS Church announces new presiding bishop

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 2:01pm

Bishop Gérald Caussé will serve as the new presiding bishop for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


Rep. Miller pleads guilty to communications fraud charge

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 1:57pm

Rep. Justin Miller, D-Salt Lake City, the former campaign manager of Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams accused of embezzling funds from the mayor's campaign, pleaded guilty Friday to communications fraud and resigned from the Legislature.


Donald Trump says Bowe Bergdahl should have been executed

Kimberly Pierceall and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 1:37pm

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Thursday that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl should have been executed for leaving his post in Afghanistan.

Residents petition Orem after rezoning for 140-foot building

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 1:32pm

A high rise building planned for land in north Orem and approved by the city council has drawn some controversy and residents are petitioning for the matter to go to a vote.

Have You Seen This? The worst traffic jam ever

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 1:16pm

We've all been stuck in traffic and wanted to lose it. Well, if we had been stuck in this one our heads probably would have exploded.

Charges filed in case of Hondas stolen from TRAX stations

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 1:10pm

A couple accused of stealing at least seven cars — all Hondas — mainly from TRAX station parking lots, now faces criminal charges.

Viral video shows paddleboarder's close encounter with whales

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 12:09pm

An Australia native was in the right place at the right time to capture incredible footage of his friend paddleboarding amidst two giant whales. The video has since gone viral.

Pluto's blue skies, water ice revealed in new photos

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 11:45am

New photos of everyone's favorite dwarf planet continue to dazzle researchers back on Earth.

Test your knowledge of Utah's landmarks

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 11:33am

Like our readers, we love Utah, from the sweeping vistas and the charms of the tiny towns. We created a quiz of photos taken throughout Utah of some of these places. Test your knowledge of Utah's places by taking our quiz below.

Pressure builds on Paul Ryan to run for House speaker

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 11:31am

The pressure is on Rep. Paul Ryan, the GOP vice presidential nominee in 2012, to run for House speaker in the chaotic aftermath of Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's sudden decision to abandon his campaign for the post.

Jazz players feel at home in Salt Lake City

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 10:30am

While there's a perception that NBA players try to avoid playing in Salt Lake City, Utah Jazz players and coaches old and new are effusive in their praise for their adopted home.


BYU QB Taysom Hill talks about his LDS mission, trials and future in football

Jason F. Wright  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 10:18am

One month into rehab for his injured left foot suffered in BYU's opening game against Nebraska, quarterback Taysom Hill is ready to talk about the injury, his faith and what lies ahead.

SeaWorld whale tank expansion wins approval, with limits

Ann O'Neill, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 10:17am

The California Coastal Commission unanimously approved SeaWorld's $100 million plan to double the size of its killer whale habitat, despite the pleas of animal activists to release the behemoths into the ocean.

Back pain: Is artificial disc replacement right for you?

Jordan Valley Medical Center  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 10:03am

How to know if your back issues mean something more serious.

UTA expands service for 'College GameDay'

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 9:52am

With thousands and thousands of fans expected to converge on the University of Utah campus for the football game versus the Cal Golden Bears this weekend, the Utah Transit Authority is launching an expanded service initiative to accommodate them all.

Research beefing up steaks, hamburgers with healthy omega-3s

Roxana Hegeman, AP  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 9:14am

Health-conscious consumers might be persuaded to eat more beef if it was fortified with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids naturally found in salmon and walnuts, according to researchers and some ranchers who are feeding cattle flaxseed.

Self-taught single dad stylist holds free classes for other fathers

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 9:01am

A single dad who took his daughter's locks into his own hands is now offering free hairstyling classes to other fathers looking to learn the art of the braid and ponytail.

Northern Arizona University shooting followed confrontation, police say

CNN, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 8:44am

A confrontation between students in a parking lot at Northern Arizona University turned deadly overnight Friday when, police say, a freshman pulled a gun and shot four male students, killing one.

Blind and paralyzed, an adventurer takes new steps with robot

Azadeh Ansari CNN  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 8:07am

As a young boy growing up in Northern Ireland, Mark Pollock dreamed of being Superman one day.

Pres. Nelson honored for pioneering open heart surgery

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 7:39am

President Russell M. Nelson was honored Thursday for being a pioneer in the development of open heart surgery.


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