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Pope: the din of 'ever more rich' drown out cries of poor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 3:24am

Pope Francis is praying with thousands of poor people in the splendor of St. Peter's Basilica and decrying that the "few rich" grow even wealthier.

The Latest: Employee at waste site killed in explosion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:21am

The Latest on an explosion at an Idaho waste site (all times local):

Artist paints portrait of Maj. Brent Taylor to keep memory alive for his family

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 17th - 10:16pm

A woman in Sanpete County is doing her part in keeping the memory of Maj. Brent Taylor alive.

Swimmer in Australia dies after being stung by stingray

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:58pm

A swimmer in Australia has died of a heart attack after he was stung by a stingray.

Sucking your baby's pacifier might protect them from allergies, study says

Arman Azad, CNN  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:28pm

Your baby's pacifier falls on the floor. Before giving it back to your child, do you wash it in a sink or, perhaps reluctantly, clean it with your own saliva?

Rapid City priest pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 4:48pm

A priest who served in Rapid City, South Dakota has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing a child.

Have You Seen This? Unbelievable 11-year-old skier

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 17th - 3:42pm

Sure, a lot of you started skiing at a young age, but I have a hard time believing you could do what this skier does when you were 11.

Trump: Sending cleric to Turkey 'not under consideration'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:28am

President Donald Trump says extraditing a Turkish-born Muslim cleric blamed by Turkey for engineering a 2016 military coup attempt is "not under consideration."

Climate change protesters block off 5 London bridges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 7:24am

Hundreds of protesters have turned out in central London and blocked off the capital's main bridges to demand the government take climate change seriously.

Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 17th - 5:32am

A load of space station supplies rocketed into orbit from Virginia on Saturday, the second shipment in two days.

Leonid meteor shower peaks this weekend: How to watch

Ashley Strickland, CNN  |  Posted Nov 16th - 9:05pm

In the early morning hours of Saturday and Sunday, the Leonid meteor shower will send shooting stars across the sky. But Saturday, about 3 a.m. ET, will have less moonlight obstructing the view of the meteors in the United States.

Giant wooden troll removed in Colorado could get new home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 6:40pm

A huge wooden troll that proved to be too popular in a Colorado ski resort town is gone, but it's possible the artwork could find another home.

Monopoly for Millennials is not about real estate because 'you can't afford it anyway,' Hasbro says

Christina Maxouris and Nadeem Muaddi, CNN  |  Posted Nov 16th - 6:30pm

"Adulting" is hard when you're a millennial. Monopoly knows.

Homeless Aussie who helped thwart attack charged with theft

Trevor Marshallsea, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 16th - 6:28pm

A homeless Australian man who shot to fame after using a shopping trolley to help police thwart last week's militant attack in Melbourne has been charged over a series of burglaries.

Expert: Rare snake with 2 heads found in Virginia has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 4:53pm

A wildlife expert says a rare, two-headed snake found several months ago in Virginia near the nation's capital has died.

Lawyer: FBI erred in tying man to synagogue massacre suspect

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 16th - 3:53pm

Federal authorities misrepresented a social media connection between the suspect in last month's Pittsburgh synagogue massacre and a man whose relatives reported concerns about his behavior after the shooting to the FBI, a defense attorney said Friday.

Group urges schools to update anti-bullying policies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 3:27pm

A nonprofit refugee support group in Utah is asking school districts to update their anti-bullying policies to add protections for students targeted for religious beliefs, citing the example of a young girl who had her hijab pulled off during recess.

Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral

Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 2:34pm

About 66 million years after two dinosaurs died apparently locked in battle on the plains of modern-day Montana, an unusual fight over who owns the entangled fossils has become a multimillion-dollar issue that hinges on the legal definition of "mineral."

Have You Seen This? The holiday commercial the internet always enjoys

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 16th - 2:26pm

U.K. retailer John Lewis has an international reputation for its compelling Christmas commercials and this year's will definitely tug at ye olde heartstrings.