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House set to take up athletes' religious clothing bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 2:11am

The Georgia House is set to vote on a bill preventing state-funded high schools from joining athletic associations that don't allow athletes to wear clothing expressing religious beliefs.

An icky new hero: Roach-like robots may help in disasters

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:08pm

When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.

Report: Breastfeeding increase could save more than 800K lives annually

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 7:44pm

Dramatically scaling up breastfeeding to near-universal levels for infants and young children could save 820,000 children's lives a year around the world, a new report suggests.

Iraqi woman charged with role in Kayla Mueller's death

Eric Tucker and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 7:11pm

The wife of a senior Islamic State leader who was killed in a U.S. raid last year has been charged in federal court with holding American Kayla Mueller hostage and with contributing to the aid worker's death, the Justice Department said Monday.

Logan family among 10 finalists in national video competition

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 7:01pm

Four Utahns have created videos about saving money for retirement that have since secured top 10 spots in a national competition.

Wife of senior Islamic State leader charged in US in death of American hostage Kayla Mueller

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 4:00pm

Wife of senior Islamic State leader charged in US in death of American hostage Kayla Mueller.

Evangelicals expected to have less impact in NH than Iowa

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 3:21pm

Evangelicals are expected to play a smaller role in New Hampshire's primary than they did in Iowa's caucuses.

Alabama trooper stops speeders, delivers baby instead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 2:09pm

Expecting to write up a ticket for speeding, an Alabama State Trooper ended up helping a woman give birth.

Ogden artist's bold paintings inspire hope

Celeste Tholen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 2:05pm

Kelie Babcock's colorful, modern paintings look as optimistic as the person behind them. Using bright color and heavy, meaningful brushstrokes, she tells a story of hope.

Have You Seen This? Dad catches son's reaction to first monster truck rally

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 1:19pm

While most candid childhood moments are lost in the ethos of our young lives, one dad was sure to have his camera at the ready as his son experienced his first ever monster truck rally.

15 tips for traveling around Europe by train

Emi Rigby, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 11:52am

Trains are the iconic way to travel through Europe. Here are some tips to make the most of traveling through Europe by train.

Lock of Lennon's hair expected to fetch $10K at auction

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 11:40am

A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is expected to sell for $10,000 at a Dallas auction later this month.

Local mom creates medical tracking app after son's miraculous heart transplant

Clint Betts, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 11:29am

When Tammy Bowers was told her son, Landen, wouldn't live to see his first birthday, she didn't give up hope.

With only 29 students, Catholic school in Missouri hangs on

Donald Bradley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 11:21am

The bell tower of the old Catholic church rises above all else in this tabletop-flat town.

French ex-minister in court over tax fraud, money laundering

Philippe Sotto, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 10:20am

Jerome Cahuzac was the face of France's fight against tax evaders — until he was forced to acknowledge that he himself was dodging taxes, hiding money in tax havens around the world.

Chinese visit temples, fairs to ring in Year of the Monkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:20am

Chinese and others around Asia flocked to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on Monday, the first day of the Lunar New Year.

Chechen Special Ops in Syria says republic's leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 9:10am

The strongman leader of Russia's Chechen republic says special operation units from his region have infiltrated the Islamic State group.