Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP
FILE- In this June 4, 2018, file photo Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. Apple and Google want to help you spend less time on their phones. With their new tools for managing screen time, you can see how often you picked up the phone after bedtime, for instance. Apple’s tools also let you control how long your kids spend on devices, if you’re concerned screens are taking time away from sleep or exercise. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

SALT LAKE CITY — Here’s a look at the news for Dec. 31.

How much screen time is too much? New research shows just how bad screens can be for a kid’s brain. Read more.

Here’s a look at the top 10 Utah news stories of 2018.

Deseret News sports writer Brad Rock explains why it’s not an ordinary bowl game for Kyle Whittingham or the Pac-12.

IPOS, deals, the arrival of Facebook and Amazon market he historic year in Utah’s tech scene. Read more.

Cancer is surpassing heart disease as the leading cause of death in Utah. Read more.

A look at our InDepth coverage:

Here are our most-read stories from over the weekend.

Comment on this story

News from around the world:

  • Syria conflict: Trump 'slowing troop withdrawal', says Lindsey Graham | BBC News
  • Armed man in tactical clothing headed to a Texas church to ‘fulfill a prophecy,’ police say | The New York Times
  • Four dead, 68 missing in Russia apartment block explosion | CNN
  • Northeast to ring in 2019 with snow and ice | CNN
  • Way beyond Pluto, an icy world is ready for its close-up | NPR
  • 2018, in 5 minutes | Vox