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Jews, Muslims in Berlin team up on bike rides against hatred

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:29am

Some 25 Jews and Muslims have teamed up on tandem bicycle rides through the German capital in a protest against growing anti-Semitism and attacks on Muslims in the country.

Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 1:45am

A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The Latest: English bulldog Zsa Zsa wins Ugliest Dog contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:37pm

The Latest on the annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest in Northern California (all times local):

New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:26pm

Viruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's, scientists reported Thursday in a provocative study that promises to re-ignite some long-debated theories about what triggers the mind-robbing disease.

Loneliness is making teenagers sick, doctors say

Brenda Teele, CNN  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 8:58pm

Youth in the United States are considered to be the loneliest in the world.

Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US, researchers say

Tom James, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 7:20pm

The words blasted to cellphones around Oregon's capital city were ominous: "Civil emergency . prepare for action."

Utahns learn to swim during world's largest swim lesson

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 6:47pm

Hundreds of Utah kids participated in the World's Largest Swimming Lesson on Thursday, a worldwide effort to increase awareness of the importance of water safety and to prevent drowning.

Activists rally at New York facility housing immigrant kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 6:29pm

Politicians and religious leaders vowed to ensure immigrant families separated at the U.S. border are reunited swiftly, as a crowd rallied Saturday outside a facility housing children bused from Texas to New York.

As driving ban lifted, Saudi women in crosshairs of change

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:50pm

Outside a sprawling mall in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, young single men and women walk through an open-air exhibit where Saudi women and traffic police explain the ins and outs of handling a car. Children take a lap around a makeshift course in tiny electric cars as clowns appear on a small stage, dancing for the crowd. A song with a woman's voice blares through the loudspeakers, singing: "I love you Saudia. My love, Saudia."

Iraqi PM al-Abadi announces coalition with elections winner

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:57pm

Iraq's Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr announced on Saturday a political coalition amid talks to form a new government after national elections last month.

South Jordan couple celebrates 20th anniversary in 'Jurassic Park' fashion

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:39pm

Andy and Amanda Peterson wanted to do something big for their anniversary, so they decided to do a remodel of their master bedroom. Their door is now the iconic "Jurassic Park" gate thanks to the couple's shared love of the Spielberg dinosaur classic.

Have You Seen This? When hockey is life

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com contributor  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:03pm

There is no sleeping in cribs; there is only hockey for this toddler.

IS demands release of Iraq women prisoners in hostage video

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 1:01pm

The Islamic State group released a hostage video on Saturday demanding the release of all Sunni women prisoners from Iraqi jails.

Millennials may be less happy, healthy than their parents by middle age

Lauren Said-Moorhouse, CNN  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:40am

Millennials in the UK are on track to be the first generation to be less healthy than their parents by the time they reach middle age, a new report suggests.

Racist tropes in Ramadan TV satires anger black Arabs

Fay Abuelgasim and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:31am

In an attempt to capitalize on what's become a ratings bonanza for Arabic satellite channels during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, two comedies struck the wrong chord with audiences when their lead actors appeared in blackface.

Report: U. didn't properly disclose plan for lamb research

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:31am

A research program at the University of Utah did not properly list procedures and lung test tests performed on lambs in 2017, according to a federal inspection report released Friday.

Kind of a big dill: Boston hosts 2nd annual pickle fair

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 7:50am

The Boston Pickle Fair is back and it's kind of a big dill.

Vatican convicts ex-diplomat of child porn distribution

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 7:15am

The Vatican tribunal on Saturday convicted a former Holy See diplomat and sentenced him to five years in prison for possessing and distributing child pornography in the first such trial of its kind inside the Vatican.

The Latest: Ex-Vatican diplomat convicted for child porn

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 5:53am

The Latest on the ex-Vatican diplomat child pornography case (all times local):