• Twins interact with each other as early as 14 weeks in the womb

    Herb Scribner, Deseret News | Updated: Mon, Nov 9, 2015

    There's been a long-held belief that twins have a special bond. And it looks like it starts when they're in the womb together.

  • The new Disney device helping parents keep their children safe online

    Herb Scribner, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Nov 5, 2015

    Available now: Circle With Disney, a $99 device that will help your child safe on the Internet.

  • Killing Keystone XL, Obama says pipeline not in US interests

    By JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press | Updated: Fri, Nov 6, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama rejected an application to build the Keystone XL pipeline Friday after 7 years of federal review, declaring the proposed project wouldn't serve U.S. national interests and would have undercut America's global leadership on climate change. The 1,179-mile proposed pipeline wouldn't have lowered U.S. gas prices, Obama said, nor would it have contributed to U.S. jobs long-term or make the U.S. less dependent on foreign energy. Flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry, Obama also said the proposed project had taken on an "overinflated role" in U.S. political discourse and had been used as a "campaign cudgel" by supporters and opponents alike.

  • Singing serves as effective social ice breaker, study suggests

    Jessica Ivins, KSL.com | Updated: Wed, Nov 4, 2015

    When it comes to breaking the ice, just break into song. At least, that's according to a new study on social bonding.

  • How couples can fix their financial future without risking a break-up

    Chandra Johnson, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Nov 5, 2015

    Finances are often the source of stress, strife and even separation for many relationships and marriages. But the solution is simple, experts say: Clear communication about money while dating rather than after tying the knot.

  • Oklahoma lawmakers consider governor's right to name agency heads

    By TIM TALLEY Associated Press | Updated: Wed, Nov 4, 2015

    Supporters have promoted expanding the governor's appointment authority as a way to cut the size of state government and make it more efficient, while critics say it could make state government resemble the federal system and increase the influence of special interests.

  • Atlanta, Santa Clara, New Orleans to host college title game

    By RALPH D. RUSSO, Associated Press | Updated: Wed, Nov 4, 2015

    Atlanta, New Orleans and Santa Clara, California, have been selected to host College Football Playoff national championship games from a group of nine cities/regions that were vying for the event. The Atlanta Falcons' new stadium, which will open in 2017, will be the site of the championship game scheduled for January 2018. Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, the home of the San Francisco 49ers, will host the January 2019 title game. The New Orleans Superdome will be the site of the January 2020 championship game. The playoff management committee, comprised of the FBS conference commissioners and Notre Dame's athletic director, also considered bids from South Florida (Sun Life Stadium), Houston (NRG Stadium), Minneapolis (U.S.

  • Former Instagram star to followers: Social media isn't real life

    Jessica Ivins, KSL.com | Updated: Tue, Nov 3, 2015

    When it comes to social media, often what you see really is too good to be true.

  • Have You Seen This? Charming toddler gratitude

    Martha Ostergar, KSL.com | Updated: Sun, Nov 1, 2015

    A toddler is adorably grateful — well, mostly — when she receives her perfect birthday present.

  • The top predictor of divorce — and how to avoid it

    Herb Scribner, Deseret News | Updated: Mon, Nov 2, 2015

    Emotional infidelity and physical infidelity are often spoken about by marriage experts. But there's a third kind, and it has to do with green things.

  • Have You Seen This? Midnight mountain biking

    Martha Ostergar, KSL.com | Updated: Wed, Oct 28, 2015

    Find out what it looks like when unbelievable lighting highlights the skills of three professional mountain bikers during several midnight rides in Utah and beyond,

  • Police officer carries lost boy at festival, photo goes viral

    Natalie Crofts, KSL.com | Updated: Wed, Oct 21, 2015

    The photo of a police officer carrying a lost boy at a festival in Louisiana recently went viral. The boy fell asleep in his arms.

  • These are the popular retail stores that will be closed Thanksgiving weekend

    Herb Scribner, Deseret News | Updated: Fri, Oct 30, 2015

    Many American stores have decided to stay closed this Thanksgiving, a change of pace for many.

  • Five apps to help couples stay together in an infidelity-obsessed world

    Chandra Johnson, Deseret News | Updated: Mon, Oct 26, 2015

    There are countless apps that help people cheat on their spouses or significant others. Here are some that might help couples keep their bond strong.

  • Government regulations make AIG 'too big to succeed'

    Daniel Bendtsen, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Oct 29, 2015

    Business magnate Carl Icahn urged AIG to downsize Wednesday. AIG's competitive disadvantages give insight into how regulations from Dodd-Frank could reshape companies in the long-term.

  • Daily fantasy sports are bringing in major dollars — and federal scrutiny

    Daniel Bendtsen, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Oct 29, 2015

    Gambling on daily fantasy sports has been a rare exception to the federal ban on sports betting. The booming industry has some fans betting thousands of dollars, and the FBI is now investigating websites after reports of insider trading emerged.

  • How entertainment has changed as America has become less religious

    Chandra Johnson, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Oct 29, 2015

    Today's television muddles the concepts of good and evil in unprecedented ways. Experts say waning confidence in religious institutions may be part of the reason.

  • Indonesian man brings free books to children via 'horse library'

    Megan Marsden Christensen, KSL.com | Updated: Thu, Oct 29, 2015

    With an assortment of children’s books, a 42-year-old man and a horse make their way through rural Indonesia weekly, giving children a chance to read the books for free.

  • Cutting added sugar could improve health in 10 days, study reveals

    Jessica Ivins, KSL.com | Updated: Fri, Oct 30, 2015

    Added sugars are known enemies of good health, but reversing the negative effects is possible — and it only takes a matter of days.

  • Have You Seen This? Boy’s walker transformed into Millennium Falcon

    Angela Treasure, KSL.com | Updated: Fri, Oct 30, 2015

    Five-year-old Sebastian has cerebral palsy and uses a walker to get around. Two years ago, his parents created a custom Clark Kent costume. After several years of use, according to Sebastian’s mother Chantelle, it was time for something new.