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Emma and Noah continue to be tops for baby names

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 8:06am

On baby names, at least, divided Americans can generally agree: Emma and Noah are tops.

So, you're the parent of an adult — now what?

Connie Sokol, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 5th - 7:49pm

Because they’re moms of mostly teens but not yet empty nesters, some mothers find themselves in parenting limbo with a question: Now what? Here are three ways to happily create and shape this joyful next stage of life.

Tips and books to get kids reading this summer

Teri Harman, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 4th - 8:05pm

Summer break is almost here! Help your children avoid the "summer brain slump" by bringing in the books. Here are summer reading tips and a book list for youngsters of all ages.

Chinese boy born with 31 fingers and toes; parents hope for surgery

Jareen Imam, CNN  |  Posted  May 4th - 6:01pm

Meet Hong Hong. He's almost 4 months old, lives in China and has 31 fingers and toes.

Salt Lake mother charged with killing unbuckled child in collision

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 4th - 5:38pm

The Salt Lake mother of a 3-year-old girl who was killed in a crash last year was booked into jail Tuesday on a criminal charge connected with the death.

Government report: Crime dropped overall in nation's schools

Carole Feldman and Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 10:47am

The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.

JetBlue passengers get discount thanks to crying babies

Kathryn Vasel, CNN  |  Posted  May 4th - 7:18am

Babies crying on an airplane never sounded so good.

Expert: Signs were missed that could have avoided dog-biting incident

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  May 3rd - 10:22pm

As soon as KSL posted the video with the story about that dog in Bear Lake who bit a child, the comments started pouring in. There's a petition to try and keep the dog from being put down. There are also those who say the dog should be euthanized.

Half of teens think they're addicted to their smartphones

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  May 3rd - 7:44pm

I don't have teenagers yet, but watching my 8- and 10-year-olds spend endless amounts of time on iPads during spring break makes me worried about the day — hopefully years from now — when they have their own devices.

Study: Flu vaccine for pregnant women a 'public health priority'

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  May 3rd - 10:01am

Researchers are calling flu shots for pregnant women a "public health priority" after a study found that the vaccine confers a significant protection for newborns in the first six months of their lives.

Former florist's 5 tips for ordering Mother’s Day flowers

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  May 3rd - 8:03am

Having spent time working as a florist, I hope to debunk a little bit of mystery surrounding what some people may find a mystifying pursuit: ordering flowers. Here are five tips to help make your flower ordering experience smoother.

AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school

Garance Burke and Adrian Sainz, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 7:28am

Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala's highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher.

Family reunited with French bulldog puppy after potential buyer steals it

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  May 2nd - 10:18pm

The Anaya family is rethinking the way they sell online after a potential buyer stole one of their puppies for sale.

Ogden quadruplets now home as family gets welcome boost

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  May 2nd - 10:05pm

The couple experienced the miracle of birth times four when their quadruplets were delivered by cesarean section at McKay-Dee Hospital March 3 at just 28 weeks.

Problem child? It's not your kid, it's you

Anastasia Pollock, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 2nd - 7:44pm

Many parents unknowingly contribute to their children's tantrums and behavior problems. Learn how you can fix it.

Dog accused of biting child ordered to be put down or sent to ranch

Tania Mashburn and Viviane Vo-Duc  |  Posted  May 2nd - 7:04pm

A woman is trying to save her dog that she claims was unfairly ordered by a Rich County judge to be put down or sent to a ranch. Her dog, Lilly, was accused of biting a 2-year-old boy.

Alert: Playground concussions are on the rise

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 2nd - 8:00am

Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.

Things to know about a gap year, when students take time off

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 5:23pm

President Barack Obama's daughter Malia is taking a year off after graduating from high school before attending Harvard University as part of an expanding program for students known as a "gap year."

Families need to know of dying decision to donate organs

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:32am

More than 1.5 million Utahns are registered as organ donors, but that decisions only makes a difference when family and friends know of that dying wish, according to Intermountain Donor Services officials.

Go back to Africa: Mother says teacher made remark to son

Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 10:29am

The Beaufort County School District is investigating after a black woman complained that a white teacher told her son he should go back to Africa.