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'We Are Utah' shines spotlight on quirky Utah

by Deseret News | News from Utah

There's no two ways about it, Utah and Utahns are kind of quirky. How else does one explain the penchant fo...


Race, folklore and Mormon doctrine

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

By now the notion that we are in the midst of a Mormon moment is clichéd, although if Rick Santorum continu...

The case for organized religion

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

While critics of organized religion may point to hypocrisy, the bad examples of some are not reasons to rej...


President Nelson Shares What the Book of Mormon Is Not

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“There are some things the Book of Mormon is not,” President Nelson told the new mission presidents an...


LDS Dancer Crippled in Bounce House Accident, Visited by Elder Oaks Recovering at "Warp Speed"

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

MR says: The accident was catastrophic and took a Tooele family by surprise. But more surprising has b...


Will Mitt Romney Endorse Gary Johnson?

by Deseret News | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Rumors broke out on Thursday that Mitt Romney may endorse Gary Johnson.  It’s entirely possible that U...


Former BYU Pitcher Credits Mission with His Success

by Deseret News | News from Utah

By the end of 2010, Taylor Cole was finishing up his missionary call with The Church of Jesus Christ of Lat...


BYU Student Kidnapped by North Korean Agents, Taught Dictator Kim Jong-un, According to Japanese Report

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

When David Sneddon disappeared while hiking in western China, his parents quickly became skeptical of the e...


10 lesser-known LDS Church sites

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

A lot of rich history is infused into the dozens of well-loved and traveled Latter-day Saint sites. But bey...


What Hillary Clinton Had to Say About Mormons in Her 1996 Autobiography

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

After Hillary Clinton's recent article where she quoted LDS Church leader Sister Rosemary M. Wixom and...