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Use your brain to change your attitude

05/26/2014 6:15am
"I have a pretty negative outlook on life. Not sure why, but things bother me and I get bent out of shape by people and situations quite often. I am pessimistic and I can't stop being this way." Coach Kim gives some time-tested advice on how you can use your brain to change your attitude about life.

Biggest road rage triggers, the return of 'pink slime,' and more secure credit cards

05/26/2014 8:53am
Summer travel season is underway. So what are the biggest triggers for road rage? Also, reviled a couple of years ago, "pink slime" may be making a comeback.

Teen drops nearly 200 pounds

05/26/2014 10:16am
Edgar Hernandez didn't expect to learn that he was pre-diabetic at age 16. When his mother burst into tears at the doctor's office, it hit him hard. He was 370 pounds and couldn't stand to look at himself.

Rebuilding a girl's dream home after tragedy

05/26/2014 11:27am
A Georgia teen planned to build a tiny house as a school project but shortly after her family began construction, her father died in a car accident. With the help of friends and her father's best friend, she was able to finish her dream.

Honoring the fallen: A photographic look at Memorial Day from 1868 to the present

05/26/2014 12:00pm
Here's a look at observances of Memorial Day throughout its long history, from back in the 1800s when it was known as "Decoration Day" to the present.

5 movies on Netflix to honor Memorial Day

05/26/2014 2:03pm
We would like to take the time to say thank you to all of the military personnel and their families, past and present, this Memorial Day. We'd like to suggest five movies currently streaming on Netflix to remember those brave men and women.

White House mistakenly reveals CIA official's name

05/26/2014 3:42pm
In an embarrassing flub, the Obama administration accidentally revealed the name of the CIA's top official in Afghanistan in an email to thousands of journalists during the president's surprise Memorial Day weekend trip to Bagram Air Field.

12-year-old girl found safe, police say

05/26/2014 4:22pm
Police asked for the public's help Monday in finding a 12-year-old Cottonwood Heights girl who had been missing for nearly 24 hours. She was found safe, the police department said in a tweet.

2 dead, 2 injured in ATV accident

05/26/2014 5:05pm
Two people were killed Sunday in an ATV accident, sheriff's officials reported Monday.

Man holding breath in Oregon tunnel causes crash

05/26/2014 5:10pm
A 19-year-old man told investigators he caused a three-car crash when he fainted while holding his breath as he drove through a tunnel northwest of Portland, Oregon State Police said.

Blinded soldier, widow sue former Gitmo prisoner

05/26/2014 5:31pm
A Utah soldier blinded in Afghanistan and the widow of another American soldier killed there have filed a $44.7 million wrongful death and injury lawsuit against a Canadian man who was held at Guantanamo Bay and pleaded guilty to committing war crimes when he was 15.

Suspected arsonist arrested in connection with Woods Cross house fire

05/26/2014 5:58pm
A woman was arrested for allegedly starting a small house fire early Monday morning.

Obama leads country in celebrating Memorial Day

05/26/2014 6:15pm
President Barack Obama led the nation in commemorating Memorial Day, declaring the United States has reached "a pivotal moment" in Afghanistan with the end of war approaching.

'Most famous airplane ever built' offers flights to honor lives lost in WWII

05/26/2014 6:59pm
Historic B-17 flights will be offered this coming Saturday and Sunday to commemorate the lives lost during World War II. To highlight the event, a local veteran flew with reporters Monday on what he calls the "most famous plane ever built."

Toddler rescued after near drowning in river, police say

05/26/2014 7:10pm
A 2-year-old girl was saved from a Duchesne County river Monday morning after a family member pulled her to safety.

West Valley teen learns helmet safety rules the hard way

05/26/2014 7:37pm
Fewer than 40 percent of children wear helmets while riding a bike, a skateboard, a scooter or other vehicle. But one West Valley teenager won't take his safety equipment for granted after sustaining a concussion in a longboard accident recently.

Elaborate deer crossing a 'qualified success'

05/26/2014 7:40pm
An elaborate system of fences and underpasses built last year to keep deer and vehicles from colliding east of Kanab has been labeled a success. But the experiment has not been without problems — both animal and human in nature.

No sign of 3 men missing in Colorado slide

05/26/2014 8:44pm
Rescue teams failed to find any sign Monday of three men missing after a ridge saturated with rain collapsed, sending mud sliding for 3 miles in a remote part of western Colorado.

Nigerian defense chief says abducted girls located

05/26/2014 8:50pm
Nigeria's defense chief says the military has located nearly 300 school girls abducted by Islamic extremists but cannot use force to free them.

Dealing with mental illness in a marriage: 6 tips

05/26/2014 8:59pm
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, about one in four American adults meet criteria for a mental health diagnosis. Here are six tips if one of those adults is your spouse.

Experts: Mass murderers are hard to predict

05/26/2014 9:07pm
Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes. Sandy Hook school attacker Adam Lanza. And now Elliot Rodger.

Memorial event honors Sgt. Cory Wride, other American Fork natives

05/26/2014 9:08pm
On this Memorial Day, thousands of people are paying tribute to the men and women who have sacrificed and continue to sacrifice for our country. A program honoring Sgt. Cory Wride took place in American Fork.

Rancher begins ride across Nevada in protest of BLM

05/26/2014 9:37pm
Elko County Commissioner Grant Gerber saddled up his horse before sunrise on Memorial Day and set out on a 70-mile trek across northern Nevada to protest livestock grazing reductions on federal land.

Pope to meet sex abuse victims at Vatican

05/26/2014 9:50pm
Pope Francis has announced he will meet with a group of sex abuse victims next month at the Vatican and declared "zero tolerance" for any member of the clergy who would violate a child.

Trailer full of camping gear stolen from St. George Boy Scout troop

05/26/2014 10:08pm
A Boy Scout troop in St. George is facing disappointment at the start of camping season after a trailer full of its gear was stolen earlier this month.

Fossil-theft phenomenon has petrified forest visitors returning 'keepsakes'

05/26/2014 10:18pm
Is an ancient curse hanging over a Utah state park? Many visitors who have plundered petrified wood from the park have lived to regret it and begged forgiveness.

Dangerous search and rescue training documented by Utah filmmakers

05/26/2014 10:29pm
Rescue operations in Utah can be so complex, they even inspire Hollywood movies. A pair of Utah filmmakers were on hand when the Emery County Sheriff's Office and Utah National Guard teamed up for a training exercise in the San Rafael Swell.

Local vets call for additional medical care for returning soldiers

05/26/2014 10:48pm
A group of World War II veterans said at a Memorial Day ceremony at the Kaysville Cemetery that more medical care is needed.