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Former employee who took Vienna tram for joyride apprehended

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 6:11am

Vienna public transit authorities have found the man who went for a joyride with a Vienna street car. But they still don't know why.

Aleppo's landmark mosque bears scars of Syria's war

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 5:30am

The Great Mosque of Aleppo, a centuries-old treasure at the heart of one of the world's oldest cities, is today a grim testament to the ravages of Syria's war.

Study: Facebook can actually make us more narrow-minded

Aj Willingham, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 8:42pm

On the surface, it seems like social media has the boundless potential to expand our world, connecting us to ideas and people we otherwise would never have found. However, a new study claims just the opposite.

Have You Seen This? Snowless skiing is incredible

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 2:12pm

French skier Candide Thovex posted a behind-the-scenes video featuring skiing without snow that will knock your socks off.

Westminster College, elementary students team up to serve

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 11:39am

Students and faculty of Westminster College celebrated MLK by partnering with schoolchildren from the South Salt Lake area to provide service to their community. The partnership aims to promote a service and college-going culture for the youths.

Turkish president targets cleric's schools on Africa visit

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 6:10am

Turkey has courted Africa for more than a decade, boosting trade, opening more than two dozen new embassies and Turkish Airlines routes and dispatching aid to conflict-torn Somalia. More recently, the Turkish government lobbied African nations to close or take over local schools linked to Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Turkey of masterminding a failed coup attempt last year.

Dalai Lama hopes President Trump, Putin will work for peace

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 2:20am

The Dalai Lama said he hopes that President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will work together for global peace.

Trump praises the CIA, bristles over inaugural crowd counts

Julie Pace and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:31pm

On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump on Saturday berated the media over its coverage of his inauguration, and turned a bridge-building first visit to CIA headquarters into an airing of grievances about "dishonest" journalists. But it was Trump who spread inaccuracies about the size of the crowds at his swearing in.

The Latest: Former CIA chief says Trump should 'be ashamed'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:22pm

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Pope: I'll judge Trump after we see what he does

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:31pm

Pope Francis says he'll wait to see what U.S. President Donald Trump does before forming an opinion about him.

Have You Seen This? Cutest Queen’s guardsman in the whole world

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 1:49pm

A little boy, in full red-coat regalia, gets a treat that only the Queen’s Guard can provide.

Eating crickets? BYU researchers taste-testing insect protein

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:37am

Brigham Young University researchers are studying how cricket protein may become a more palatable and regular part of Western cuisine.

Trump takes charge, assertive but untested 45th US president

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:41pm

Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a riven nation facing an unpredictable era under his assertive but untested leadership.

GMO apples that never brown could hit stores soon

Dalila-Johari Paul, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:54pm

For a select few apple lovers in the US, a Golden Delicious slice will no longer turn brown as the first genetically modified apples are expected to go on sale early next month.

First-ever SLC tech summit seeks to shape Utah into national and global hub

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:56pm

Thousands gathered Thursday and Friday in Salt Lake City to be inspired, uplifted and informed by leaders of the tech and startup worlds as Silicon Slopes kicked off its inaugural tech conference.

Trump draws far smaller inaugural crowd than Obama

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:50pm

Far fewer people attended President Donald Trump's inauguration Friday than his predecessor's swearing-in eight years ago.

Texas judge cited after allegedly making obscene gesture

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 4:31pm

A state district judge in El Paso is accused of shaking his middle finger at another judge in a fit of anger and now has a court date after being charged with disorderly conduct.