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Creative road signs warn Maine motorists in funny ways

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 7:40am

Motorists traveling around Maine this holiday weekend will see residents' creativity on display.

Jordan School District breaks ground on new Bluffdale schools

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted May 26th - 9:05pm

Many students are starting summer vacation as we head into Memorial Day weekend, and the Jordan School District is making sure they all have classrooms in the future.

Make-A-Wish kids become 'pilots for a day'

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted May 26th - 8:25pm

A group of nine children and their parents from Make-A-Wish Utah visited Hill Air Force Base this week to earn their wings during a “Pilot for a Day" program.

Thousands of geologists talk shop, explore Utah's wonders

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted May 26th - 3:29pm

The American Association of Petroleum Geologists brought more than 4,000 professionals to Salt Lake City this week for the first time since 2003, with hundreds taking advantage of 13 field trips that included visits to multiple national parks.

The 'Show Dogs' controversy and the problem of teaching children consent

Elissa Strauss CNN  |  Posted May 26th - 2:47pm

"Show Dogs" is a new a children's film in which the main character, a Rottweiler police dog, is pressured into having his genitals examined by a dog show judge. Should this have come out before #MeToo turned our communal attention to the ubiquity of sexual abuse and harassment, the inclusion of this plot line would have been regrettable. The fact that it happened afterward is mind-boggling.

Have You Seen This? Irish girl’s royal disappointment is adorable

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 26th - 2:02pm

This wee one cried all the tears when she realized she wasn’t invited to the royal wedding.

Head of Chilean church's anti-abuse panel resigns

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 1:24pm

The president of the Chilean Catholic Church's Commission for the Prevention of Abuses has resigned after acknowledging he was slow to investigate allegations of misconduct in his diocese.

Woman reaches goal of doing a headstand in all 50 states

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 11:37am

A 71-year-old woman has completed her mission of performing a headstand in all 50 states.

U. researchers: Lightning can produce gamma rays

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 26th - 10:22am

A massive University of Utah-led study published last week confirms lightning can produce gamma rays and scientists hope the discovery will help them further understand how lightning happens.

Ceiling collapses at church hours before group was to meet

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 9:55am

The ceiling of a Massachusetts church building from the 1850s has collapsed, hours before a group of up to 100 people was scheduled to meet.

China orders crackdown on large outdoor religious statues

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 1:01am

China's ruling Communist Party has ordered local governments to better regulate the construction of large outdoor religious statues amid increasing restrictions on religious expression of all kinds.

Real-world debates permeate Venice Biennale on architecture

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 11:21pm

Real-world debates permeate this year's Venice Biennale on architecture, from commemorating spaces once part of the U.S. slave trade to maintaining the delicate status quo at religious sites in the Holy Land.

Memorial weekend: Skip the crowds at Zion National Park, check out these local haunts

Ashley Imlay, KSL   |  Posted May 25th - 9:45pm

If you're planning on visiting the Beehive State's southwest corner and would prefer to avoid crowded trails and long wait times, the Deseret News spoke to several natives and discovered some of the best local haunts.

Father, son plead guilty to fraud involving secretive sect

Emery P. Dalesio and Holbrook Mohr, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 8:51pm

A father and son who belong to a secretive evangelical church in North Carolina pleaded guilty Friday to federal criminal charges in an unemployment benefits scheme that former congregants have said was part of a plan to keep money flowing into the church.

Burn survivor becomes beauty inspiration

Ryan Bergeron, CNN  |  Posted May 25th - 8:36pm

With a drop of a pan, Shalom Blac's life changed forever.

Here’s why privacy policy updates have been popping up on websites and in your inbox

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted May 25th - 5:47pm

If you feel like you’ve been seeing an unusual amount of privacy policy updates popping up all over your favorite websites or in your inbox, you’re not going crazy.

9 ways to save on your next family vacation

Steph Grimes, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 25th - 3:32pm

Travel can seem out of reach when you're living on a budget, but it doesn't have to be. Here are nine ways to save on your next vacation so you can experience the world with your family.

Have You Seen This? Blowing out birthday candles is hard

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 25th - 2:32pm

This kid is frustrated, but he's determined and that's all that matters.

2 members of secretive sect plead guilty to fraud charges

Emery P. Dalesio and Holbrook Mohr, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 1:53pm

A father and son who belong to a secretive evangelical church in North Carolina pleaded guilty Friday to federal criminal charges in an unemployment benefits scheme that former congregants have said was part of a plan to keep money flowing into the church.