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Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir look on during the opening session of the two-day Mormon church conference Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Mormon leader: Essential to have women at home

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – The president of the Mormon church announced Saturday that its worldwide membership has hit 15 million – a three-fold increase over the last three decades – as the Utah-based faith […]

10/05/2013

Patricia Jones, 34, center, poses for a photo outside of her home in Newark, N.J., with her children, clockwise from top, Nature Harris, 15, Latrell Armstrong, 2, Dashaquan Armstrong, 6, and Pashalae Armstrong, 4. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Shutdown jeopardizes nutrition program for poor

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jacob Quick is a fat and happy 4-month-old with a big and expensive appetite. Like millions of other poor women, Jacob’s mother relies on the federal Women, Infants and Children program […]

10/03/2013

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Red ‘honey’ in Utah may come from candy-fed bees

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — What appears to be red honey is showing up in some Utah beehives and state officials say it may be coming from bugs feasting on candy cane byproduct. Utah Department […]

09/04/2013

In this July 19, 2013 photo, a jetpack instructor at H2O Water Sports Powered by Seabreeze demonstrates how to use a Jetlev in Honolulu. New devices that pump water fast enough to make people defy gravity are drawing thrill-seekers eager to try the next new watersport, but Hawaii fishermen, scientists and state officials are questioning their safety and how they may affect fish, coral and other fragile natural resources in the islands. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)

‘Iron Man’ jetpacks spark concerns in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Want to fly like George Jetson or Iron Man? Thrill-seekers eager to try the next new watersport are rushing to strap on jetpacks that propel people into the air with the help […]

08/08/2013

This photo released by the Salt Lake County Jail shows Kendra McKenzie Gill, who was arrested with three others on Saturday Aug. 3, 2013, after allegedly throwing homemade bombs from her car. (AP Photo/Salt Lake County Jail)

Utah pageant winner accused of throwing bombs

A woman who recently was crowned Miss Riverton after wowing the judges on the piano is accused of exercising a more sinister talent — cooking up homemade bombs and throwing them from a car. Kendra […]

08/05/2013

World War II veterans, left to right, Jim McClain, William Newbold, and Bob Rans, view a B24 bomber like the ones they flew on the Ploesti Raid while touring the United States Air Force Museum, Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Raiders of ‘Hitler’s gas station’ reunite in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — All these years later, some surviving veterans still think the raid on “Hitler’s gas station” was a great plan. However, not all worked out as expected, and the result was a fierce […]

07/31/2013

This Aug 22, 2012 photo provided by Texas A&M University shows Polo Manukainiu. (AP Photo/Texas A&M University)

Crash kills Texas A&M lineman, Utah recruit, teen

Damontre Moore helped recruit Polo Manukainiu to Texas A&M and remembered the day the two met. Manukainiu was still in high school, even then a fearsome figure at 6-foot-5 and some 275 pounds. Beneath that […]

07/30/2013

Authorities remove snake terrariums after a house fire, in Clearfield, Utah. (AP Photo/The Standard-Examiner, Brian Wolfer)

Owner could face charges for venomous snakes

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Firefighters arrived at a Utah home to put out a blaze started by a kitchen range and discovered more than flames — 28 snakes, six of them deadly. The man […]

07/29/2013

In this photo taken on Wednesday July 24 2013, train driver Francisco Jose Garzon Amo is helped by two men as he is evacuated from the site of a train accident in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. (AP Photo/La Voz de Galicia/Xoan Soler)

Police detain Spain train crash driver as suspect

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — Spanish police on Friday detained the driver of a derailed train and took possession of its “black box,” looking to shed light on why the locomotive was blazing far […]

07/26/2013

Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a train derailment in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (AP Photo/ El correo Gallego/Antonio Hernandez)

Mormon missionary describes surviving train wreck

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A young Mormon missionary from Utah who was among the survivors of a deadly Spain train crash has been discharged from the hospital. Speaking by phone from La Coruna, Spain, […]

07/25/2013

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Mormons to use technology in missionary work

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The common image of Mormon missionaries has long been two young men wearing white shirts and ties walking through neighborhoods, knocking door-to-door. But in a few years, that image may […]

06/24/2013

One of the twins born roadside in Utah. (AP Photo)

Twins born on side of interstate with trooper help

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lynette Hales was nearly 100 miles from Salt Lake City on a desolate stretch of highway — surrounded by nothing but barren salt flats — when her twin unborn babies […]

06/04/2013

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