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Brain-removal tool found in ancient mummy's skull

12/19/2012 9:15am
Researchers have discovered an ancient brain-removal tool left in the skull of an ancient Egyptian mummy.

'They're true heroes': father says after neighbors save son from fire

12/19/2012 10:02am
The father of a disabled man who was pulled from his burning home said this Christmas will be unlike any other, thanks to the quick thinking of neighbors and teenage son.

1985 'Reindeer Rule' saves city's nativity display

12/19/2012 10:59am
A city council in Iowa decided its nativity scene on the town square will stay, thanks to a Supreme Court ruling from years ago called the Reindeer Rule.

Facebook rejects German demand to allow fake names

12/19/2012 12:04pm
Facebook will fight a German privacy watchdog's demand to allow users to register with fake names, insisting Tuesday that its current practice fully complies with the law.

Senator introduces bill to study impact of violent video games and children

12/19/2012 1:52pm
Following the tragic shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., where 20 children and six adults were killed, a U.S. senator is looking to study the impact of violent video games and the media on children.

'Modern Seinfeld' Twitter account reinvents '90s sitcom for 2012

12/19/2012 2:29pm
If Jerry, Elaine, Kramer and George were still on-air today, what would "Seinfeld" be like?

Scientists: Are we living in a computer simulation?

12/19/2012 3:41pm
It sounds like a scene out of "The Matrix": sentient machines create an alternate reality to subdue the human population. But researchers say it is a possibility worth considering.

Wednesday's Child: Andrew

12/19/2012 6:44pm
Not many young men would rather spend their time in the kitchen than playing video games, but this week's Wednesday's Child is an aspiring chef, and he's sure to capture your heart.

How to help kids balance life and electronic devices

12/19/2012 7:29pm
Since they were babies, my toddlers have been able to use tablets and smartphones. So many children are just like them, growing up in a digital world. This MOMentity article offers tips for teaching kids how to appropriately balance life.

Fighting with my spouse at Christmas

12/19/2012 8:33pm
This week in LIFEadvice: Coach Kim gives some advice for healing a fight before Christmas. Forgiveness and love are the answer, but they can be hard to do when you're feeling mistreated. Coach Kim gives some suggestions for making forgiveness easier.

Child poverty over 30% in some Utah counties, though state rate is low

12/19/2012 11:59pm
Utah's poverty rate now sits at 13.5 percent, but the 2011 rate for children is much higher, at 16.3 percent, up from 2010.