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Utah LDS teen wins contest, chance to perform in New York City

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

For Jessica Richards' 16th birthday, she won't be worrying about her first date. The Alta High student will...

Orson Scott Card: Do it anyway

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Martina McBride, one of the great country voices, sings a deceptively simple lyric in the song "Do It Anywa...


21 Places to Find the Church on Social Media Networks

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

In a devotional address at Brigham Young University's Education Week on Aug. 19, Elder David A. Bednar of t...

Opinion: The fierce immigration debate continues in Mormon communities

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

In my column last week, I condemned the hateful rhetoric and inexcusable behavior that has permeated the de...


Romney sounding like a candidate

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

A book tour. A high-profile speech ripping on President Obama to a conservative crowd. Mitt Romney is certa...

What's the deal with medical marijuana?

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

As I write about medical marijuana use, I realize it is a highly controversial topic in our country. In Gre...


The spiritual meaning of money: stewardship

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Perhaps there was a time when a person could live his or her life without money, but not in our modern worl...

Conversion story of NFL player Eric Weddle

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

It was hard to tell if the freshman was serious or just being polite. Practice and chalk talk were over for...


Oakland newspapers standing up for local LDS man dealing with fallout over Prop 8 support

by Deseret News | What They're Saying About "Us"

Finally, someone is standing up to the mayor and city council of Oakland, Calif., for reconsidering the app...


When kids pick the darker side

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Halloween night featured the typical group of young children eager to hit the streets for treats. As I snap...