• Have You Seen This? Delicious cake version of Super Mario Bros.

    Martha Ostergar, KSL.com | Updated: Sat, Jan 30, 2016

    What’s sweeter than a Super Mario Bros. tribute? A Super Mario Bros. stop motion cake tribute, of course.

  • Have You Seen This? Toddler is adorable snowboarder

    Martha Ostergar, KSL.com | Updated: Sun, Jan 31, 2016

    She’s one year old, she’s got the chubbiest cheeks you might ever see, and she shreds the slopes on a snowboard… sort of.

  • Clinton wins Democratic caucuses in Iowa; Cruz, Rubio eye NH momentum

    JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press | Updated: Tue, Feb 2, 2016

    UPDATE DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic caucuses in Iowa, beating back a strong challenge from Bernie Sanders to claim the first victory in the 2016 race for president. PREVIOUSLY REPORTED MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A victorious Ted Cruz and buoyant Marco Rubio emerged from Iowa with compelling claims to the outsider and mainstream mantles in the fractured Republican primary, as the presidential race shifted overnight to New Hampshire. Democrats were girding for a protracted slugfest between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, locked in a virtual tie. Cruz emerged with a comfortable lead Monday night to win the country's leadoff vote in what had been a close race until the end.

  • 4 ways TV has changed in the past 90 years

    Sean Stoker, KSL.com | Updated: Tue, Jan 26, 2016

    90 years ago Tuesday, inventor John Baird presented the first mechanical television to the Royal Institution. Here's a look at how television has changed since then.

  • Have You Seen This? Toddler with Down syndrome adorably recites ABCs

    Angie Treasure, KSL.com | Updated: Thu, Jan 28, 2016

    An Alabama 2-year-old has gone viral after reciting his ABCs for his mom — and her camera — and it’s likely the most heartwarming thing you’ll see today.

  • Trump and Cruz battle for victory in Iowa's leadoff caucuses

    BY STEVE PEOPLES and JILL COLVIN, Associated Press | Published: Mon, Feb 1, 2016

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new phase in the fight for the Republican Party's soul begins Monday night as Iowa voters decide whether they prefer Donald Trump's aggressive populist politics or Ted Cruz's fiery conservativism in the GOP's opening presidential primary contest of 2016. While only a first step, Iowa's decision will play prominently in shaping the Republican election. As Trump and Cruz eye first place, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is working to emerge as the clear favorite in his party's mainstream wing, which fears both Cruz and Trump would be a disaster in a general election matchup against the Democratic nominee.

  • Sundance film explores changing warfare through the eyes of murdered journalist

    Chandra Johnson, Deseret News | Updated: Sun, Jan 31, 2016

    War journalist James Foley's death at the hands of ISIS shocked the world in 2014, but it wasn't just an example of ISIS' barbaric methods. It illustrated how war — and journalism — have changed.

  • New Barbie dolls include tall, petite and curvy — but do parents approve?

    Herb Scribner, FamilyShare | Updated: Thu, Jan 28, 2016

    OK, so Mattel just came out with these new Barbie dolls with different body types. But is that something parents approve of?

  • Dad found not guilty for taking tween’s phone away

    Tracie Snowder, KSL.com | Updated: Wed, Jan 27, 2016

    A Texas father was found not guilty of theft this week for taking his 12-year-old daughter’s phone away after finding what he deemed inappropriate text messages.

  • Video: Officer responds to noise complaint, joins basketball game instead

    Natalie Crofts, KSL.com | Updated: Fri, Jan 22, 2016

    Officer Bobby White responded to a game of street basketball after someone called to complain, but instead of breaking up the game, he decided to join in.

  • Have You Seen This? ‘Noisy’ kids get surprise Shaq attack

    Martha Ostergar, KSL.com | Updated: Sun, Jan 24, 2016

    It started with a complaint to police about noisy kids and ended with a Shaquille O’Neal surprise.

  • Wisconsin mother provides loving home for terminally ill babies

    Jessica Ivins, KSL.com | Updated: Tue, Jan 26, 2016

    A Wisconsin mother has made it her personal mission to give terminally ill babies a family with whom they can spend their final days.

  • Michigan teen stuns thousands with impromptu performance on mall piano

    Jessica Ivins, KSL.com | Updated: Tue, Jan 26, 2016

    An impromptu piano performance at a Michigan mall has catapulted an 18-year-old to celebrity status.

  • Sundance film shows realities behind social media use and sexual assault

    Chandra Johnson, Deseret News | Updated: Tue, Jan 26, 2016

    Technology and social media can make sexual assault worse for survivors. But it can also be a bridge to healing and a platform to tell their stories.

  • Mom of special needs boy praises Apple employee for extraordinary kindness

    Jessica Ivins, KSL.com | Updated: Tue, Jan 26, 2016

    An employee at a busy Apple store helped a mother and her young son stand tall, just by taking a seat on the floor.

  • Have You Seen This? Excited panda can’t get enough snow

    Martha Ostergar, KSL.com | Updated: Sat, Jan 23, 2016

    Tian Tian the panda knows how to adorably make the most of a severe winter storm.

  • Stranger pays tab, leaves note for mother of autistic boy

    Jessica Ivins, KSL.com | Updated: Thu, Jan 21, 2016

    A kind stranger helped buoy up the mother of an autistic boy after he broke down in the middle of a restaurant.

  • See how this boy with autism speaks to his dad without saying a word

    Herb Scribner, FamilyShare | Updated: Wed, Jan 20, 2016

    Shawn Garan’s son Max rarely speaks, and if he does, it's mostly through screaming and yelling, but they still find a way to have a conversation.

  • Shots fired, 1 dead, in arrests in Oregon standoff

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Updated: Tue, Jan 26, 2016

    Authorities say shots were fired during the arrest of members of an armed group that has occupied a national wildlife refuge in Oregon for more than three weeks. In a statement Tuesday, the FBI said one individual "who was a subject of a federal probable cause arrest is deceased." No other information about the deceased was immediately released. The FBI said authorities arrested Ammon Bundy, 40, his brother Ryan Bundy, 43, Brian Cavalier, 44, Shawna Cox, 59, and Ryan Payne, 32, during a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 395. Authorities said another person, Joseph Donald O'Shaughnessy, 45, was arrested in Burns.

  • More than 3,400 bills await Oklahoma lawmakers as 2016 session is set to begin

    By SEAN MURPHY Associated Press | Updated: Tue, Jan 26, 2016

    Oklahoma lawmakers will have more than 3,400 bills to consider when the 2016 session begins Feb. 1, and that doesn't include all the bills needed to build a state budget with a roughly $1 billion hole in it.




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