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Utah courts protecting children during divorce proceedings, but could speed up process, audit finds

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:39am

Utah’s court system has proper protocols in place to protect children during their parents’ divorces, but many divorces with custody disputes take longer than necessary, auditors found.

Is Utah falling short of its potential by spending least per pupil nationally?

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 6:50am

Utah spends less – and in most cases far less – per student than surrounding states and its peer states, yet performs “respectably overall in terms of outcomes,” according to a new Utah Foundation report.

How Planned Parenthood’s withdrawal from the Title X family planning program will affect Utah clinics

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:01pm

The Planned Parenthood Association of Utah joined other Planned Parenthood affiliates across the country on Monday in announcing that it will withdraw from the Title X federal family planning program rather than comply with a new Trump administration rule.

Salt Lake officers help remind drivers that school is back in session

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 7:32pm

It was back to school for most students in Salt Lake County on Monday.

Having kids makes you happier — once they've moved out

Jack Guy, CNN  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:40am

Having children will make you happier than staying childless, according to a new study, but not until later in life, when they have flown the nest.

15 million children don't have money for school supplies. Here's how you can help them

Amy Chillag, CNN  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:45am

Going back to school can be scary for kids, especially for 15 million children in the U.S. who are living in extreme poverty.

Utah moms rally for federal gun reform

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 7:55pm

A group of local moms and other supporters, spurred by the two recent shootings in El Paso and Dayton, rallied for federal gun reform Saturday in downtown Salt Lake City.

'I feel like a hero': 9-year-old boy helps deliver baby sister thanks to 911 dispatcher

Haley Bull, CNN  |  Posted Aug 17th - 5:41pm

A family in Tampa has a lot to celebrate — a new bundle of joy who made a surprise appearance and her 9-year-old brother who helped it happen.

South Dakota woman thought she had kidney stones, gave birth to triplets

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 2:59pm

A South Dakota woman who recently gave birth to triplets says she didn't find out about her pregnancy until she went to the hospital with what she thought were kidney stones.

Utah women make about 70% of what Utah men make — the worst gender wage gap in the nation, report says

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:26am

A new study released Thursday morning found that Utah women make 69.8% of what Utah men make — a slight decrease from four years ago and a full 10 percentage points lower than the national average.

35 business executives share how they balance family and work

Jeanne Sahadi, CNN Business  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:35pm

CNN Business surveyed executives to learn what it's like to manage their high-pressure jobs in addition to their children's needs. Thirty-five executives, most of whom were women, share their experiences here.

Abuse prevention training now required for Latter-day Saint leaders of children and youth

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 16th - 9:57am

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints launched a new abuse prevention training program for leaders and teachers of children and youth Friday morning.

Claims: Migrant children molested in U.S.-funded foster care

Juliet Linderman, Garance Burke, and Martha Mendoza, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:03am

This story is part of an ongoing joint investigation between The Associated Press and the PBS series FRONTLINE on the treatment of migrant children, which includes an upcoming film.

Social media use may harm teens' mental health by disrupting positive activities, study says

Leah Asmelash, CNN  |  Posted Aug 15th - 8:33pm

Social media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls. But a new study argues that the issue may be more complex than experts think.

The high price of belonging: School commitments can take a toll on families

Deanie Wimmer, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 14th - 11:00am

If your job required mandatory sleepovers, you would draw the line. But that’s what many schools are requiring of their students if they want to take part in sports and activities.

Eating more gluten early in life is tied to children's higher risk of celiac disease, a study says

Scottie Andrew, CNN  |  Posted Aug 13th - 9:09pm

Bad news for lovers of bread, pasta and baked goods: Eating lots of gluten-heavy foods from a young age could eventually lead to gluten intolerance.

Nike launches a sneaker subscription service for kids

Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business  |  Posted Aug 12th - 8:46am

Subscription clubs for clothing, meals and razors have changed the way people shop. Now Nike is wading into the subscription market for the first time.

Kids fair helps children learn how to earn and spend money

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Aug 8th - 10:20am

Mountain America Credit Union gave kids the chance to learn and earn during an event designed to teach them the ABCs of money management.

Back to school: 5 free apps to help students

Lori Prichard, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 8th - 7:36am

Heading back to school can be stressful for students and parents. However, there is some relief to be found through technology.

Still no link between video games and violence

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 6th - 9:31am

Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas .