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Mormon, former police chief Kenneth Hutchins to pray at Republican National Convention

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Ken Hutchins was a 27-year-old police sergeant in Walpole, Mass., when two Mormon missionaries visited his ...


Christians number 2 billion and growing worldwide

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Christians now number more than 2 billion around the world, but unlike 100 years ago, they're no longer hea...

Still hoping: BYU student vanished in China 5 years ago; family believes he's alive

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

The Sneddons still remember the first thing American officials told them when they learned their son, David...


The Real Story Behind Utah County Dad's Viral Short-Shorts Photo

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

I did something spontaneous a week ago today (Sept. 3, 2013). I am shocked how fast things can spread via s...


Teens from varying religions overcome differences

by Deseret News | Everything Else

SALT LAKE CITY — A group of teenagers climbed on a big wooden platform Thursday at the ROPES Challenge Cour...

The coming genealogical dark ages

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

With all the genealogical information being made accessible on the Internet, some might think this is the g...

College Options Expand for Utah Bound Grads

by Deseret News | News from Utah

College hopefuls living outside Utah will soon be allowed to pay in-state tuition at some of the state's pu...


Mormon Apostle Dallin Oaks speaks of truth, respect

by Deseret News | What We Believe

We believe in absolute truth, including the existence of God and the right and wrong established by His com...


Jewish, Mormon leaders issue joint statement on proxy baptism

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Jewish and Mormon leaders issued a joint statement today acknowledging that concerns between members of bot...


Man cited in sacrament meeting for his roaming goats

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Gratton Hall says local police got his goat. But police say they just want Hall to do a better job corralli...