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Pres. Monson, Elder Ballard, R.S. Pres. Beck speak at Barbara B. Smith's funeral

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Family members and friends celebrated the life of Sister Barbara B. Smith, former Relief Society general pr...

Lessons learned in the Philippines: Gratitude and action

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Night had fallen over Tacloban, bringing with it the eery silence of a hollowed-out city. With an 8 p.m. cu...

The Latter-day Saints and the Civil War

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

It was 150 years ago last month Brigham Young sent the first message by telegraph from the old Utah Territo...

Utah GOP leaders not ready to weigh in on federal marriage fight

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Utah Republican leaders stand strongly behind traditional marriage but say it is too early to decide whethe...


Islamic art exhibit comes to BYU museum

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

Muslims and Mormons. The two religions are rarely mentioned in the same sentence, but BYU's Museum of Art i...


New Program Makes More Online Content Family-Friendly

by Deseret News | News from Utah

People don't have to go to a movie theater anymore. They can stream films right into their homes. In a few ...

Grand opening for 222 Main tower

by Deseret News | News from Utah

The Salt Lake City skyline has taken on a new look with the addition of a state-of-the-art downtown office ...


Ancient metal plates found in Middle East

by Deseret News | Everything Else

A discovery in the Middle East of more than 20 ancient lead plate "books" — each with five to 15 pages — is...


Mormon Democrats announce new national, state organizations

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Mormon Democrats announced a new national organization Thursday with chapters in nine states modeled after ...


LDS filmmaker says Book of Mormon set in North America

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

LDS filmmaker Keith Merrill says he picked the background for "The Testaments" by default, and if he had it...