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Rare Mormon Coins Bring in Millions at Auction

by Deseret News | News from Utah

An auction of rare Mormon gold coins that were made in 1849 was completed Thursday, and the sale amounts we...


Elizabeth Smart trial postponed

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a stay of the Brian David Mitchell trial, forcing a federal j...

Help from above helps reunite woman with her lost wedding ring

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

When you lose something valuable or meaningful, you want to believe that the person who finds it will retur...


Osmond's Youth Pioneer Pageant to be performed in West Jordan

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

The public is invited to the West Jordan Rodeo Arena July 20-24, where music, dance and fireworks will meet...

News bill would change census counting, include Utah missionaries overseas

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Just-released Census Bureau figures assure Utah a fourth congressional seat, but two Utah congressmen have ...


Kirby Heyborne gets big break with 'The Three Stooges'

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

An actor from Utah is getting his big break on the silver screen. Kirby Heyborne, a 34-year-old who grew up...


Four Officers Rescuing Trapped Toddler Heard a 'Distinct Voice' Guiding Them

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Four Spanish Fork police officers all said they heard it. "We've gotten together and just talkin' about it,...


Commentary: Yale professor warns of Mormon theocracy in <i>NY Times</i>

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

Mormons are somewhat fond of quoting Yale professor Harold Bloom when he refers to the founding prophet of ...


Annual devotional a highlight among Latinos

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

The annual church-sponsored Latino devotional is a highlight each year for Latter-day Saint Hispanics and t...


Federal Judge Rules Utah's Ban on Same-sex Marriage Unconstitutional

by Deseret News | News from Utah

A federal judge struck down Utah's Amendment 3 — which defines traditional marriage as the union of one man...