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Did your neighborhood school make the grade?

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 8:30pm

Slightly more Utah elementary and middle schools received D's and F's in 2017, slightly more earned C's, and fewer earned A's and B's, according to data state education officials are expected to release Monday.

Trump's new travel ban: Third time the charm?

Jill Colvin and Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 5:39pm

The Trump administration spent months hashing out new travel restrictions on more than a half-dozen countries, determined to avoid the chaos that accompanied President Donald Trump's first travel ban. But critics say it's a mystery why some countries are included and they believe Venezuela and North Korea were added to provide legal and political cover for what they say remains a "Muslim ban."

Is aerial imagery company in South Jordan the new Google Earth?

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 3:15pm

Google Earth is a quick — and free — way to visit everything from your neighbor’s backyard to the top of Mt. Everest. But there are those who search for something a little more precise. Enter Nearmap.

Seattle Archdiocese pays $1.3M to settle sex abuse case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 2:47pm

The Seattle Archdiocese has paid $1.3 million to settle a sex-abuse lawsuit involving a former member of a religious order who taught in its schools.

New travel ban leads Supreme Court to cancel Oct. 10 hearing

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 1:28pm

President Donald Trump's efforts to restrict entry into the United States by residents of some mainly Muslim countries have been the subject of lawsuits almost since the moment he announced the first travel ban in January. The latest version of the ban, rolled out Sunday, is certain to attract more legal challenges and is already affecting the high court's review.

Have You Seen This? Girl is baffled by touch screen-less Game Boy

Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 1:15pm

It was inevitable, but the day has finally arrived. Kids no longer recognize devices without touch screens. Fortunately, this little clip is as delightful as it is chilling.

Lexi’s story: How a St. George family faces telling their 3-year-old child she has cancer

Kimberly Scott, St. George News  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 12:46pm

How do you tell a 3-year-old child they have cancer? It’s the gut-wrenching question St. George resident Casi Vaipae found herself facing when her daughter was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia earlier this year.

The difference between a service animal and an emotional support animal

Carrie Snider,  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 12:16pm

It’s becoming more commonplace for customers to bring animals into places of business, which is causing problems for those who need and use true service animals.

German nationalists' triumph rooted in eastern discontent

Kirsten Grieshaber and David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 11:58am

The nationalist, anti-migrant Alternative for Germany swept into third place with a robust showing in the former communist East German states, where discontent is widespread over dim economic prospects and Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to open the country's doors to migrants has met with its greatest resistance.

Church used unemployment scam to stoke funds, ex-members say

Mitch Weiss and Holbrook Mohr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 11:49am

When Randy Fields' construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he pleaded with his pastor at Word of Faith Fellowship church to reduce the amount of money he was required to tithe every week.

5 ways to introduce kids to fly fishing

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 11:34am

If you're a fly fishing addict and want to pass your angling addiction to your kids, these tips will help introduce them to the sport you love.

Blaze at Maine fire station as firefighters answer call

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 11:02am

The Maine Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a fire that caused damage at a Portland fire station.

Drones are more helpful than ever in hurricane-ravaged Texas and Florida

Thom Patterson, CNN  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 10:49am

The view from the ground after a devastating hurricane is heartbreaking. The view from the sky is more revealing.

New Alaska highway stripes are crooked, paint staining cars

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 10:26am

New yellow painted highway lines in the Alaska's Panhandle city of Ketchikan are crooked and the paint that's been used by state transportation officials has stained cars, officials said.

German police arrest wanted man after he tries to vote drunk

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 9:37am

A drunk German man who insisted on voting in Sunday's election despite lacking the necessary documents has landed in jail — after police discovered he was wanted for arrest.

Coach Kim: 5 ways to stop comparing yourself with others

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, Contributors  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, life coaches Kim and Nicole share some secrets of human behavior that will help you stop seeing yourself as better or worse than others.

'Too many people': Refugee influx worries Bangladesh town

Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 5:54am

On the miles-long beach that makes this Bangladesh's top tourist destination, thousands of people picnic and splash in the water. There are balloons and cotton candy for the kids, fried snacks and tender coconuts for the rest. Families sit under umbrellas. Young couples find quiet moments.

Rangers: Woman armed with frying pan helped stop forest fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 25th - 5:39am

Maine forest rangers say the quick actions of a woman armed with a frying pan helped stop a forest fire.