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Parkland teens keep gun-control grown-ups at arm's length

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 2:59pm

one that will result in a nationwide series of protests Saturday.

Have You Seen This? The cutest weather report you’ll ever see

Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 1:40pm

This weather report is brought to you by Pokémon and the letter C.

Newly restored Provo Easter cross to be dedicated Saturday

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:31pm

After more than three years of planning, donations and work, an old cross that once brought different Christian denominations together every Easter has been restored and will be dedicated at its new location Saturday.

Retired Boise priest denies possessing child pornography

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:28pm

A retired Boise priest is denying he possessed or distributed child pornography.

4 things to do during spring break in eastern Utah

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:12pm

If you're looking for great spring break activities here in Utah, these spots in the eastern part of the Beehive State should definitely be on your list.

Correction: John Glenn-Celestial Bedding story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:49am

In a story March 18 about a pillowcase discovered at the late astronaut John Glenn's estate sale, The Associated Press erroneously reported what a representative of the sale said about who organized the event. The event was organized by Greater Washington Estate Services, not Glenn's children.

Suspect in French hostage-taking requested release of sole surviving assailant from 2015 Paris attacks, minister says

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:34am

Suspect in French hostage-taking requested release of sole surviving assailant from 2015 Paris attacks, minister says.

Kosovo's Sufi Dervish order celebrates the new year, spring

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:39am

For an Islamic dervish order in southern Kosovo, it's time for the annual celebration to mark the new year, the birthday of the sect's founder and spring.

Gone extinct: Animatronic T-Rex bursts into flames

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:44am

The co-owner of a dinosaur-themed park in southern Colorado thinks an electrical malfunction caused a life-size animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex to burst into flames.

Mississippi city denies church proposed by "Father Jesus"

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:31am

Even Father Jesus isn't above the law of man.

Sheriff's officer accuses Punxsutawney Phil of deception

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:21am

Punxsutawney Phil is a wanted ... groundhog.

Yemeni rebel leader lashes out at US, blames it for war

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 5:42am

The leader of Yemen's Shiite rebels has lashed out at the United States, accusing it of fomenting the war in his country through a Saudi-led coalition and even going so far as to claim that U.S.-ally Israel is participating in attacks in Yemen.

Freed Filipino priest says airstrikes routed IS extremists

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:15am

A Filipino Roman Catholic priest taken hostage last year by Islamic State group-linked militants recounted Friday how military airstrikes helped crush an extremist siege, but said a Muslim autonomy deal is crucial in preventing new bloodshed.

Are BMI classifications misleading?

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:36pm

Body Mass Index is a well-accepted diagnostic tool, but does it have limitations that could lead to misclassifications for health and disease risk?

Prosecutor: Kansas militia members wanted to kill immigrants

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:22pm

Three militia members plotted for months to blow up an apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in western Kansas, saying that they wanted to "exterminate cockroaches," a federal prosecutor said Thursday at the start of their trial.

Pregnant elk poached in Zion National Park, authorities say

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 3:36pm

Authorities are seeking information about the recent poaching of a pregnant cow elk within Zion National Park.

Police raid Michigan diocese while priest faces sex charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 3:26pm

Police in Michigan raided the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw, the residence of the bishop and a rectory Thursday following the recent arrest of a priest accused of committing sex crimes.

School board settles lawsuit alleging cult indoctrination

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 3:15pm

A Connecticut school board has approved a settlement of a lawsuit that accused four educators of indoctrinating three sisters into a religious cult that celebrates death.

Author of "The Dictator Pope" suspended as Knight of Malta

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 2:56pm

The author of a highly critical book about Pope Francis, entitled "The Dictator Pope," has been suspended by the Knights of Malta lay religious order.

Fed up with Facebook? Here's how to break it off

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 2:03pm

Fed up with Facebook? You're not alone. A growing number of people are deleting it, or at least wrestling with whether they should, in light of its latest privacy debacle — allegations that a Trump-linked data-mining firm stole information on tens of millions of users to influence elections.