Things you should know today: 5/9/18


LDS Church to conclude over 100-year relationship with Boy Scouts of America

Mormon Newsroom
The LDS Church announced on May 8, 2018 that it will launch a worldwide initiative for children and youth in January 2020. Along with the announcement of this initiative, the church also announced it will conclude its relationship with the Boys Scouts of America as a charted organization. (Mormon Newsroom)

The LDS Church encouraged members to continue participating in scouting activities until Dec. 31, 2019.

Detainees freed in North Korea, returning to US with Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is greeted by senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chul, director of the United Front Department, which is responsible for North-South Korea affairs (left), and Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong, on his arrival in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Pompeo met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il later and secured the release of three American prisoners ahead of a planned summit between Kim and President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Matthew Lee, Pool)

Three Korean-Americans were accused of “anti-state” activities and arrested at different times. Their release has been called “a gesture of goodwill” and a sign of “improving relations” between the U.S. and North Korea, according to President Donald Trump.

Bill on guns and mental health stalls in Colorado capitol

FILE – In this Jan. 1, 2018, file photo, sheriff’s deputies remove a spotlight used to help investigators processing evidence at an apartment where Matthew Riehl allegedly fatally shot Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Zackari Parrish and wounded several others in the Denver suburb of Highlands Ranch. Colorado Republican lawmakers this week defeated a bill making it easier to ask a court to order someone considered a danger to themselves or others to temporarily surrender firearms, despite backing from law enforcement motivated by the fatal shooting of a young deputy by a man with a history of mental health issues. (AP Photo/Colleen Slevin, File )

Public records show the gunman, Matthew Riehl, threatened officials at the Wyoming law school he attended, threatened lawsuits against family members if they kept him from accessing firearms and was placed under a 72-hour mental health hold in 2014 at a Veterans Affairs psychiatric ward, none of which disqualified him from obtaining a weapon.

Just Like You Left It

College students returning home may find their rooms a little different from the way they remembered them. Studio C turned this real-life experience into a parody.

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