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Sundance panel tackles future of VR in entertainment

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 9:37pm

With a variety of movies playing, a couple dozen people lined up instead to hear about the future of virtual reality and interactive technology in filmmaking Saturday during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

Facebook to rank news outlets by trustworthiness

Heather Kelly, CNN Money  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 9:05pm

Facebook wants to make sure its users aren't duped by stories from untrustworthy news publications. So it's asking users which news publications they trust.

Activists march in support of pro-life movement

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 6:10pm

About 200 vocal advocates of the pro-life movement took to the snowy streets of downtown Salt Lake City Saturday to "walk the walk" in solidarity with the principles of eliminating abortion in Utah and nationwide.

Pope: Femicides in Latin America a scourge that must stop

Nicole Winfield and Christine Armario, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 4:52pm

Pope Francis denounced femicides and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most violent place on Earth for women, calling Saturday for legislation to protect them and a new cultural mindset as he visited one of Peru's most dangerous parts.

The Latest: Pope decries killings of women, other violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 2:32pm

The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Peru (all times local):

Have You Seen This? Tiny dancer with big moves

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 2:02pm

This 5-year-old fella’s dance moves are a true, day-brightening delight.

Cardinal rebukes pope over Chile 'slander' comments on abuse

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 1:49pm

Pope Francis' top adviser on clerical sex abuse implicitly rebuked the pontiff for having accused Chilean victims of slander, saying Saturday that his words were "a source of great pain for survivors of sexual abuse."

Utah national parks will stay open in shutdown without rangers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 8:12am

Utah officials say the state's five national parks will still be accessible if the federal government shuts down after failing to reach a budget deal by midnight Friday.

Kansas archbishop elected to lead anti-abortion role

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 7:38am

The archbishop of Kansas City, Kansas, has been chosen to a leading role in the Catholic Church's fight against abortion.

Governor denies parole for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 4:26am

The governor of California once again denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who blamed herself at her parole hearing for letting him control her life.

Church conservatives question pope's airborne nuptials

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 4:14am

The honeymoon, as it were, is apparently over.

Russian police face the unexpected: crocodile in basement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 2:39am

Russian police had an unexpected encounter while searching a house in St. Petersburg — a crocodile in the basement.

Trump travel ban to get day in Supreme Court

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 19th - 10:44pm

The Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries.

Fight a cold by ... eating yogurt?

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted   Jan 19th - 8:38pm

This winter, there's a good chance you might be looking for anything and everything to rid yourself of an annoying, lingering and sometimes debilitating cold.

Alaska Native group slams planned shamanism event

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 19th - 8:24pm

An Alaska Native group spoke out Friday against a shamanism retreat, saying the event commercializes and exploits the spiritual healing practices of indigenous people.

Screw up (in small ways) at parenting. It's good for your kids

David G. Allan, CNN  |  Posted   Jan 19th - 4:44pm

Your parents messed up. They didn't mean to, but they did, somehow.

Pope to indigenous: Amazon is 'heart of the church'

Nicole Winfield and Christine Armario, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 19th - 4:29pm

From deep in the scorching Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis demanded Friday that corporations stop their relentless extraction of timber, gas and gold from God's "holy ground," and called on governments to recognize the indigenous peoples living there as the primary forces in determining its future.

Nuns appeal pipeline project on religious grounds

Anthony Izaguirre, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 19th - 4:01pm

An order of nuns brought their fight to stop a natural gas pipeline project on their rural Pennsylvania property to a federal appeals court Friday.

Romney talks failure, focus and avoids major announcement at tech summit

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jan 19th - 3:21pm

Never announce big news the same week the LDS Church calls a new prophet and someone lights a tanker on fire on I-15, said former presidential candidate Mitt Romney.