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Sailor dresses as Darth Vader to surprise son at birthday party

11/14/2012 10:11am
A U.S. sailor on leave dressed as Darth Vader to surprise his son at the boy's "Star Wars"-themed birthday party. Dad on military leave surprises son, 5, at birthday party

Study: Overweight teens need support, not criticism

11/14/2012 11:33am
Teens who are overweight or obese report poor relationships with their parents, teachers, and friends; But often people don't know how to help, a new study says.

Five great World War II films that bring history to life

11/14/2012 2:04pm
Historical films can often give students of history a flavor of a period that academic works sometimes cannot. There are many great World War II films that offer a glimpse into that tragic era. In honor of Veteran's day that just passed here are 5 great World War II films.

19th-century baptistry discovered at new Provo LDS temple site

11/14/2012 6:10pm
The earliest known Utah County baptistry of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been discovered at the site of the old Provo Tabernacle.

Tips for reading to children with special needs

11/14/2012 7:27pm
Children with special needs, like autism, often love reading and being read to. This advice from a sensory storytime specialist librarian can help parents make the most of reading time with their children with special needs.

Utah dark energy study hints at the end of the universe

11/14/2012 8:11pm
Will it die with a bang or a whimper? Will the universe eventually collapse into a "Big Crunch," a fateful inverse of the "Big Bang?" Or will it expand forever until it leaves a void that is dark, lonely and astonishingly vast.

The season of giving: to whom? How to avoid fraud

11/14/2012 8:31pm
When you donate, who are you really helping? Many worthy charities are inadvertently overlooked because scam artists use similar names and provide well-packaged and well-marketed "gifts".

The nose knows: Humans can smell fear

11/14/2012 9:09pm
Using sweat from men who had watched fear- and disgust-inducing movies, researchers found that other people smell and reacted to those emotions when exposed to samples of the sweat.