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Walmart retools its young adult clothing line in pursuit of fashion credibility

Walmart retools its young adult clothing line in pursuit of fashion credibility

Anne D'innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted July 16 - 10:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Walmart has spent three years overhauling its mix of adult apparel to make it stylish as well as sensible for middle America.
Utah man with MS realizes marathon goal with help from younger brother

Utah man with MS realizes marathon goal with help from younger brother

Arianne Brown for KSL.com  |  Posted July 14 - 5:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

Brian Connolly was a sophomore at East High School when he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis but on July 24, the now 53-year-old will complete his ninth marathon with the help of his older brother.
When failure is too much: New research identifies limits to learning

When failure is too much: New research identifies limits to learning

Catriona Maria, Associated Press  |  Posted July 14 - 11:43 a.m.  |  Save Story

Contrary to the widespread belief that people learn from their mistakes, new science suggests that failure is not always the best teacher.
Practicing gratitude could help you live longer, according to new study

Practicing gratitude could help you live longer, according to new study

Taylor Nicioli, CNN  |  Posted July 12 - 4:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

Appreciating the little things in life can leave a lasting impact on your health.
Young victims of crime and domestic violence find hope in Utah's mountains

Young victims of crime and domestic violence find hope in Utah's mountains

Daniel Woodruff, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 10 - 9:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's mountains can be healing, which is the focus of a youth camp for victims of crime and domestic violence.
Man stopped at customs with 100 live snakes down his pants

Man stopped at customs with 100 live snakes down his pants

Fred He, Alex Stambaugh and Jack Guy, CNN  |  Posted July 10 - 7:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man was caught trying to smuggle more than 100 live snakes into mainland China by stuffing them into his pants, according to the country's customs authority.
Utah family argues discrimination at local waterpark

Utah family argues discrimination at local waterpark

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 9 - 10:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah family says Splash Summit Waterpark discriminated against their daughter, who is diabetic and suffers from celiac disease.
To Arthur Brooks, the Biden question is about all of us

To Arthur Brooks, the Biden question is about all of us

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted July 9 - 8:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

While the world speculates about whether Joe Biden should stay in the race for a second presidential term, Arthur Brooks thinks the discussion's ripples should hit really close to home for most of us.
Ice cream for breakfast: The hot trend that's making breakfast sweeter

Ice cream for breakfast: The hot trend that's making breakfast sweeter

Robin Donovan, Associated Press  |  Posted July 9 - 7:41 a.m.  |  Save Story

This is likely the best news you'll hear this summer: Yes, you can eat ice cream for breakfast. A rumored scientific study, some social media attention and a nifty new kitchen appliance is delighting kids and adults alike.
The trick to Utah woman's world-class juggling: Her living room

The trick to Utah woman's world-class juggling: Her living room

Peter Rosen, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 8 - 7:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Salt Lake City woman has been making a big name for herself in the juggling world and has been called a "phenom" and "the best female juggler ever."
Utah man who donated bone marrow to older brother now fights own battle with cancer

Utah man who donated bone marrow to older brother now fights own battle with cancer

Arianne Brown for KSL.com  |  Posted July 7 - 8:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

Brian Laney donated bone marrow with the hope of saving his older brother's life 30 years ago. Laney is now fighting his own battle with cancer.
Utahns are seeing drone shows in a different light after Stadium of Fire firework accident

Utahns are seeing drone shows in a different light after Stadium of Fire firework accident

Brian Carlson, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 6 - 8:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

Thursday's frightening firework mishap at the Stadium of Fire Independence Day show is putting Friday night's holiday drone show in Salt Lake City in a different light.
Medical technologist's 65-year career at one Utah hospital celebrated

Medical technologist's 65-year career at one Utah hospital celebrated

Emma Pitts, Deseret News  |  Posted July 6 - 7:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

Colleagues at Holy Cross Hospital in Salt Lake City praise Wilene Lowther, 85, who now plans to 'golf and goof off'
Uranium still poisoning Navajo people. But they can't stop the ore from coming

Uranium still poisoning Navajo people. But they can't stop the ore from coming

Katie Workman for KSL.com  |  Posted July 6 - 1:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

Uranium is still poisoning Navajo land, water and children. But a new uranium mine is transporting ore across the Navajo Nation — and the people there can't stop it.
Man spreads 'gospel' while carrying 75-pound cross across the US

Man spreads 'gospel' while carrying 75-pound cross across the US

Arianne Brown for KSL.com  |  Posted July 1 - 6:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

Virginia native Nick Schindler is on a mission to spread the gospel and assist people experiencing homelessness across the United States in a unique way.
She drank battery acid to escape life under the Taliban, now she has a message for Afghan girls

She drank battery acid to escape life under the Taliban, now she has a message for Afghan girls

Hilary Whiteman, Anna Coren, Abdul Basir Bina and Javed Iqbal, CNN  |  Posted June 29 - 9:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

After an extraordinary intervention, Arzo is making a remarkable recovery – but she faces a new threat that could force her family to return to Afghanistan, and a life under Taliban rule that has become so intolerable for women and girls that some would rather die.
5 ways to tap into joy during exercise

5 ways to tap into joy during exercise

Andrea Kane, CNN  |  Posted June 29 - 8:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

Think back to when you were a kid and movement was instinctive — and often infused with pure joy.
Unfaithful friendships: Simple tips to avoid complicated personal situations

Unfaithful friendships: Simple tips to avoid complicated personal situations

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted June 29 - 6:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

Friendships are vital to well-being, but when boundaries between friendship and romance blur, the result is often "wrecked relationships, heartache and regret."
Utah, Idaho top sales of Dr Pepper Creamy Coconut, getting bonus batch

Utah, Idaho top sales of Dr Pepper Creamy Coconut, getting bonus batch

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 28 - 9:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

Dr Pepper Creamy Coconut is one of several new flavors that have shown up in recent years. People in Utah and Idaho are drinking it up more than anywhere else in the U.S.
'I fight for women's rights': Afghan activist, now in Utah, still passionate about advocacy work

'I fight for women's rights': Afghan activist, now in Utah, still passionate about advocacy work

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 12:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

Laila Basim, who fought for women's rights under the Taliban regime in Afghanistan, now lives in Utah but remains just as passionate about advocating for women.
US Surgeon General declares gun violence a public health crisis

US Surgeon General declares gun violence a public health crisis

Reuters  |  Posted June 25 - 9:28 a.m.  |  Save Story

The U.S. Surgeon General declared gun violence in the country a public health crisis on Tuesday, calling on Americans to act to prevent rising firearm-related deaths and its cascading effects, particularly on Black Americans and other communities.
Digital wellness movement sees Utah as 'testing ground.' Cox declares 'Phone-Free Fridays'

Digital wellness movement sees Utah as 'testing ground.' Cox declares 'Phone-Free Fridays'

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 7:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Half The Story, a movement that teaches teens how to navigate digital spaces, sees potential for change in the Beehive State.
US Supreme Court rules against effort to restrict access to abortion pill mifepristone

US Supreme Court rules against effort to restrict access to abortion pill mifepristone

Andrew Chung, Reuters  |  Posted June 13 - 9:16 a.m.  |  Save Story

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a bid by anti-abortion groups and doctors to restrict access to the abortion pill, handing a victory on Thursday to President Joe Biden's administration in its efforts to preserve broad access to the drug.
Reported birth of rare white buffalo calf in Yellowstone park fulfills Lakota prophecy

Reported birth of rare white buffalo calf in Yellowstone park fulfills Lakota prophecy

Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press  |  Posted June 12 - 6:54 a.m.  |  Save Story

The reported birth of a rare white buffalo calf in Yellowstone National Park fulfills a Lakota prophecy that portends better times.
2 Utah moms compete in rugged, 100-mile contest in New Zealand

2 Utah moms compete in rugged, 100-mile contest in New Zealand

Arianne Brown for KSL.com  |  Posted June 10 - 5:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two Utah moms are among those competing in USA Network's "Race to Survive: New Zealand," traversing 100 rugged miles on the hunt for food and a cash prize.
Rinsing raw chicken? 7 food debates guaranteed to start an argument

Rinsing raw chicken? 7 food debates guaranteed to start an argument

Sara Nelson, Associated Press  |  Posted June 10 - 11:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

Is that day-old rice safe to eat? Should your 3-year-old clean up the cookie dough mixing bowl? And do you really need to keep butter in the fridge?
More Utah women in government leadership positions now than 4 years ago, study says

More Utah women in government leadership positions now than 4 years ago, study says

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 9 - 9:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new study from the Utah Women and Leadership Project finds 41.4% of leadership positions in the state government are held by women, up from 39.3% in 2020.
'Swicy' is the hottest trend in food right now

'Swicy' is the hottest trend in food right now

Parija Kavilanz, CNN  |  Posted June 4 - 9:44 a.m.  |  Save Story

Coca-Cola this year added a spiced-up soda as its first new permanent flavor in years.
Princess power: 'Tuacahn's Tiara Takeover' breaks world record, official says

Princess power: 'Tuacahn's Tiara Takeover' breaks world record, official says

Bridger Palmer, St. George News  |  Posted June 3 - 4:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Hundreds gathered in southern Utah in hopes of breaking the record for the largest gathering of people dressed as princesses during "Tuacahn's Tiara Takeover" on Saturday.
What new high school grads need to know about money in era of TikTok

What new high school grads need to know about money in era of TikTok

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 1 - 9:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

The trick to healthy finances as a young adult is being able to say "no."
Diving team helps couple find wedding ring missing for 25 years in area lake

Diving team helps couple find wedding ring missing for 25 years in area lake

Peyton Furtado, CNN  |  Updated May 30 - 9:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

A diving team helped a happy couple by reuniting them with a wedding ring that was lost for 25 years.
Mountain bike community wants to buy adaptive bike for Lehi teen with inoperable brain tumor

Mountain bike community wants to buy adaptive bike for Lehi teen with inoperable brain tumor

Arianne Brown for KSL.com  |  Posted May 28 - 12:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

After eight years of treatments, now-inoperable cancer has paralyzed Calvin Smith's right side. So, his mountain biking community is coming together to buy him an adaptive bike.
These Gen Zers want you to break up with social media this summer

These Gen Zers want you to break up with social media this summer

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 28 - 7:41 a.m.  |  Save Story

Two BYU students have launched a movement, "Summer Off Socials." Participants will ditch one social media platform for the summer and replace it with in-person connections.
5 tips to boost your microwave's performance and longevity

5 tips to boost your microwave's performance and longevity

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted May 27 - 8:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

With just a little maintenance and awareness, you can help your microwave have a not-so-micro lifespan.
Davis County officials weigh tax hike, planning new shelter to contend with stray dogs, cats

Davis County officials weigh tax hike, planning new shelter to contend with stray dogs, cats

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted May 25 - 4:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

Davis County officials are considering a property tax hike and plan to build a new shelter to deal with the rising number of stray dogs and cats needing care.
CDC warns of multi-state salmonella outbreak linked to backyard poultry, including Utah

CDC warns of multi-state salmonella outbreak linked to backyard poultry, including Utah

Reuters  |  Posted May 24 - 7:21 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday that public health officials are investigating multi-state outbreaks of salmonella linked to contact with backyard poultry.
Indoor pickleball facility coming to Salt Lake City, other Utah cities

Indoor pickleball facility coming to Salt Lake City, other Utah cities

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 20 - 9:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

The pickleball craze is far from over. In some places, it's just heating up — Salt Lake City will be getting its first large-scale indoor pickleball facility later this year.
Minnesota lawmakers strike minimum pay deal for Uber, Lyft drivers

Minnesota lawmakers strike minimum pay deal for Uber, Lyft drivers

Eva Rothenberg, CNN  |  Posted May 19 - 12:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

New York (CNN) — Minnesota government officials have struck a deal with rideshare companies Uber and Lyft to set minimum wage standards for drivers, lawmakers announced Saturday night.
Food for thought: Do storage containers keep your fruits and veggies fresh longer?

Food for thought: Do storage containers keep your fruits and veggies fresh longer?

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 17 - 1:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Many manufacturers claim their food storage containers will keep fruits and vegetables fresh longer. The KSL Investigators tested just how well those bins live up to their hype.
Provo business expands 'Timp Badge' tradition with challenge for 10 Utah peaks

Provo business expands 'Timp Badge' tradition with challenge for 10 Utah peaks

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted May 13 - 8:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

A local outdoors business revived a beloved Timp Badge tradition for hiking Mount Timpanogos is expanding the challenge to 10 peaks in Utah.
Connection matters for Gen Z, but they're not sure they deserve love

Connection matters for Gen Z, but they're not sure they deserve love

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted May 12 - 8:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

More than 4 in 10 adolescents worldwide question whether they're worthy of love, although they deeply value person-to-person contact and relationships with family and friends, who are still the resources they most rely upon.
How high-intensity exercise and time-restricted eating impact weight loss, study says

How high-intensity exercise and time-restricted eating impact weight loss, study says

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted May 7 - 7:26 a.m.  |  Save Story

High-intensity exercise and time-restricted eating may do more for cardiometabolic health and weight loss than either approach alone, according to a new study published in PLOS ONE.
Utah ranked the No. 1 overall state by US News and World Report

Utah ranked the No. 1 overall state by US News and World Report

Emma Pitts, Deseret News  |  Posted May 7 - 6:18 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah has remained the top state overall in the nation, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report ranking.
Report finds comprehensive approach may improve suicide prevention on college campuses

Report finds comprehensive approach may improve suicide prevention on college campuses

Sky Mundell, KSL.com  |  Posted April 28 - 5:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new report indicates substantial improvements in the mental health of students at colleges that participate in a comprehensive approach to mental health issues.
Utah family shares their experience with 3 boys who have autism

Utah family shares their experience with 3 boys who have autism

Emma Benson, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 27 - 8:26 a.m.  |  Save Story

April is Autism Acceptance Month, and a Utah family wants to share their personal experience of learning to adapt and grow with the disorder.
Bird flu traces found in 1 in 5 commercial milk samples, says FDA

Bird flu traces found in 1 in 5 commercial milk samples, says FDA

Julie Steenhuysen and Tom Polansek, Reuters  |  Updated April 26 - 2:13 p.m.  |  Save Story

One in five commercial milk samples tested in a nationwide survey contained particles of the H5N1 virus, the Food and Drug Administration said late on Thursday, suggesting the outbreak of bird flu is more widespread than previously thought.
'I got frustrated and gave up': High mortgage rates keep some Utah homebuyers on the sidelines

'I got frustrated and gave up': High mortgage rates keep some Utah homebuyers on the sidelines

Daniel Woodruff, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 24 - 10:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

Many Utah homebuyers are beginning to give up on owning a home as mortgage rates continue to gatekeep them.
3 in 5 families are short-order cooks for picky kids. Here's what to do instead

3 in 5 families are short-order cooks for picky kids. Here's what to do instead

Madeline Holcombe, CNN  |  Posted April 23 - 12:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Each of Tara Marklin's three sons have vastly different approaches to eating: The oldest eats the widest array, the middle likes vegetables but takes strong stances on other foods and her 3-year-old wants to live off of oxygen and mac and cheese, she said.
Exercise calms the brain: Can it help depression, heart health?

Exercise calms the brain: Can it help depression, heart health?

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted April 21 - 7:53 a.m.  |  Save Story

Stressed and depressed? A new study suggests that exercise can help by muting stress signals and "calming" the brain — and it reduces the risk of heart disease as it does so.
'Gray divorce' continues to grow

'Gray divorce' continues to grow

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted April 20 - 1:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

The news that "The Golden Bachelor," Gerry Turner, and his wife of three months, Theresa Nist, are divorcing likely pierced the hearts of fans that were rooting for the pair, who found each other on the ABC dating reality show that featured older people seeking a romantic partner.
More people are working well past retirement age. It's not easy

More people are working well past retirement age. It's not easy

Nicole Goodkind, CNN  |  Posted April 15 - 8:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

Americans over 75 are the fastest-growing age group in the workforce, more than quadrupling in size since 1964, according to the Pew Research Center. Forecasters expect that cohort of older working Americans to double over the next decade.
Herriman teen blazing her way through barbecue competitions

Herriman teen blazing her way through barbecue competitions

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted April 15 - 5:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Herriman teen is on her way to earning the title of "grill master" as she blazes her way through national grilling competitions.
Davis County mother finishes 6 major world marathons

Davis County mother finishes 6 major world marathons

Meg Christensen for KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 7:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

Kristin Leger accomplished her dream of finishing all six major world marathons, qualifying her for the Abbott World Marathon Majors Hall of Fame.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox says culture is 'secret sauce' that makes Utah thrive

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox says culture is 'secret sauce' that makes Utah thrive

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 7:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox said Utah's culture is what separates the Beehive State from the rest of the nation.
Long-term study looks at how urban-born babies are doing at age 22

Long-term study looks at how urban-born babies are doing at age 22

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted March 31 - 5:22 p.m.  |  Save Story

Sociologists and other family experts often ponder a link between unmarried parenthood and poverty. They debate how family structure strengthens or weakens the chance that families will flourish or falter.
Cat lounge opens in Bountiful: The purr-fect hangout spot for cat-lovers

Cat lounge opens in Bountiful: The purr-fect hangout spot for cat-lovers

Sky Mundell, KSL.com  |  Posted March 29 - 9:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new cat lounge opened its doors about a month ago in Bountiful and has since facilitated the adoption of at least nine cats to loving homes. The lounge also serves as a place for people to enjoy the company of cats while they work.
Penguin dating show highlights 'dramatic' mating season at Draper aquarium

Penguin dating show highlights 'dramatic' mating season at Draper aquarium

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted March 24 - 8:56 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is releasing a TikTok series, "Love on Thin Ice," that is dedicated to the thrilling and suspenseful mating season of its penguin colony.
What would you like to be remembered for? Study says this is No. 1

What would you like to be remembered for? Study says this is No. 1

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted March 24 - 1:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ask Americans what they hope will be their legacy, and a stunning nearly 1 in 3 say they'd like to be remembered for their creativity — ahead of intelligence (20%), wealth (14%) and humanitarian work (10%).
US less happy in annual list, decline driven by young adults

US less happy in annual list, decline driven by young adults

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted March 22 - 6:51 a.m.  |  Save Story

Finland has the happiest people in the world — for the seventh year in a row. And the United States has fallen out of the joyous top 20 for the first time since the World Happiness Report was first released in 2012.