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Now: BYU Sports reporter, then: 9-year-old sportscaster for David Letterman

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

David Mortimer is 13 months from graduation at BYU, and he knows what he wants to be: a sports journalist. ...


School may face punishment in event of Sabbath-day forfeit

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

For the Southern Virginia University women's soccer team, the choice of whether or not to compete on Sunday...


21 Shakespeare Quotes Shared in General Conference

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

On April 26, 1564, William Shakespeare was baptized in the English town of Stratford-upon-Avon, according t...

Living the gospel effectively counters anti-Mormonism

by Deseret News | What We Believe

I am blessed to live in “convert land.” Less than 1 percent of the population of my home state, Alabama, is...

Writing for the Ensign

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Right after Joshua J. Perkey taught a class on how to write for the LDS Church magazines, a woman writer sa...


LDS Church releases statement about Colorado wildfires

by Deseret News | Official Church Info

With wildfires raging near Colorado Spring, Colo., relief organizations are stepping forward to aid in cont...


Is Facebook a blessing or a curse?

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Facebook is the world's largest social network, with more than 400 million users. Facebook was founded in 2...


LDS family relies on faith as 6-year-old son battles brain cancer

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Battling almost insurmountable odds, 6-year-old Liam Jaussi is fighting to overcome a cancerous brain tumor...


Mormons in the Rodeo: LDS Competitors Find Extra Strength in Faith

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

There are many things a missionary has to worry about when returning home from two-year service for The Chu...


What the Scriptures Taught Me About Difficult Pregnancies

by Deseret News | Makes You Think

This weekend was basically one giant meltdown for me. I am sneakily suspicious of the hundreds of pregnancy...