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Dozens of new FamilySearch records and image collections updated

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Dozens of new records and image collections for more than 20 countries are now online at, ...


Missionaries Return to Puerto Rico (+ Their Story of Service and Survival During Hurricane Maria)

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Three dozen missionaries are now back in Puerto Rico, with more to arrive from the MTC soon. They continue ...


Step-Daughter of LDS Man Jailed in Venezuela Makes It to Utah

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Joshua Holt, who has been imprisoned in Venezuela for over a year and a half, has sent his wife's 7-year-ol...


Mormon Father-son Team Take 4th in 8th Leg of 'The Amazing Race'

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Salt Lake father-son team Dave and Connor O’Leary were targeted by one team but helped two other teams, inc...


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by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

I was 6 that year, and all I wanted for Christmas was a kitty cat. Not a pony. Not a Barbie. Not a bike. A ...


6 ways we dumb down our children — and how to stop

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

I’m convinced that children are born brilliant. Spend time with toddlers, and you see all the trappings of ...


Mormon Missionaries Safe in Mexico After Major Earthquake

by Deseret News | From the Church Mormon Life

After a 7.2-magnitude earthquake with a magnitude 5.8 aftershock hit the state of Oaxaca in Mexico, the Chu...


New Radio Show Makes Family History Fun

by Deseret News | Everything Else

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Young adults with mission calls view upcoming LDS conference differently

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Near the end of October, less than one month after the announcement had been made lowering the age of missi...


BYU most sober school, 13 years in a row

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

In Provo, hops refer to how high you can jump on a basketball court and brewing is what you do with root-be...