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Swedish Lutherans urge use of gender-neutral words for God

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 24th - 2:38am

The Church of Sweden is urging its clergy to use gender-neutral language when referring to the supreme deity, refraining from using terms like "Lord" and "He" in favor of the less specific "God."

Firefighters help rescue dog from tunnel dug by tortoise

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 24th - 2:20am

A dog wouldn't come out after chasing a cat into a tunnel dug by a giant tortoise in the back yard of a home in a Phoenix suburb, so homeowner Toby Passmore called for help.

When the boogie-man feels real: Tips to stop your kids’ nightmares

Jessie H. Shepherd, Contributor  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 8:03pm

Nightmares can be very distressing for both the child and the caregiver. But with these few tips and strategies, both of you can get back to a good night's rest.

Have You Seen This? Video of mom and daughter will give you hope

Angie Treasure, Contributor  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 6:14pm

Because family is what matters this holiday season, this video is a great reminder.

Mormons to again 'Light the World' with service leading up to Christmas

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 5:28pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is relaunching its global initiative promoting service worldwide daily leading up to Christmas Day for the second-straight year.

Pope prays for 'seeds of peace' for South Sudan, Congo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 11:44am

Pope Francis has led a special prayer service in St. Peter's Basilica for peace in South Sudan and Congo.

Facebook opens 2nd office combating hate speech in Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 11:31am

Facebook is adding 500 more contractors in Germany to review content posted to the social media site, after a new law came into force targeting online hate speech.

Towering Christmas tree arrives at Vatican from Poland

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 7:00am

A towering Christmas tree that survived a lightning strike in Poland has been set up in St. Peter's Square as the Vatican gets ready for the holidays.

German women's clinic's incense therapy triggers fire alarm

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 6:07am

A reported fire in a Hamburg basement turned out to be a false alarm after firefighters determined that the smell of burning came from an alternative therapy being used at a neighboring gynecological clinic.

Woman raises more than $60K for homeless man who helped her

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 22nd - 9:54pm

A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man after she ran out of gas on an interstate in Philadelphia has raised more than $60,000 for the good Samaritan.

Nutrition and infertility: 5 dietitian-approved resources to help

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted   Nov 22nd - 8:04pm

Infertility affects 12 percent of the population and both men and women equally. While causes are variable and each situation is unique, adequate nourishment is important for everyone. Here's five unique resources to help you with your diet.

Dozen of helping hands come together to aid Murray couple in need

Kathy Aiken, KSL TV  |  Posted   Nov 22nd - 7:31pm

Dan and Susan Furner’s neighborhood is peaceful and quiet on most days, but on Wednesdays and Saturdays, the couple’s home is overrun by dozens of helping hands.

State attorneys general bash plan to hike national park fees

Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 22nd - 6:29pm

A group of state attorneys general on Wednesday urged the National Park Service to scrap its proposal to more than double the entrance fee at 17 popular national parks.

Sessions orders review of background check system for guns

Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 22nd - 5:25pm

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers, after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of the gunman who slaughtered more than two dozen people at a Texas church.