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How One Couple Became Elder and Sister Soares's "Angels" Long Ago

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

A touching story about how seeking to do good and follow promptings can lead to being in the right place at...


LDS Special Olympian headed to the Athens Olympics

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Alexander Hayes doesn't like to lose. So when the 24-year-old Special Olympics athlete heads to the summer ...


Bloggernacle Back Bench: 2012 Election Day blog chatter

by Deseret News | Everything Else

It never fails to amaze me how political (partisan and otherwise) chatter lights up the blogs during electi...


Possible Cause of Death Found for 2 Missionaries in Taiwan

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Two LDS missionaries who died while serving in Taiwan are believed to have been killed by a carbon monoxide...


Church's Unprecedented Women's History Team Is Changing How We See Women in the Church

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"They don't understand that women have always had an integral part to play in the church and have contribut...


First-edition copy of Book of Mormon stolen, woman says

by Deseret News | Everything Else

A bookstore owner in Mesa, Ariz., says a first-edition copy of the Book of Mormon was stolen from her. Hele...


Laughs, witty remarks from LDS general conference (+tweets)

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

This past weekend, many came away from LDS general conference with long to-do lists and notes of counsel, a...


From Ringling Clown to Convert

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Completing the Ringling Clown College program was no easy task for Torkildson. His family was embarrassed b...


Military missionaries: Mormon soldiers spread the gospel in post-war Japan

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

They wore dog tags, not name tags, and instead of white shirts and ties, they were recognizable by Army fat...


Church patriarch marks 105th birthday

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Elder Eldred G. Smith , who served as patriarch to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 194...