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Award-Winning App Helps You Find Your Ancestors' Stories in Newspapers

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

If you've spent any time doing family history research, you know just how overwhelming it can be to search ...


When the U.S. Tried to Ban Mormons

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In light of recent political events and the Church's recent statement on refugees, this piece of our histor...


Returning Mormon missionary receives flash mob marriage proposal (+video)

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Not many missionaries come home to a flash mob. On top of that, most do not get engaged on the same day the...

Blessed by adversity: Utah man refuses to wallow in past

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Life. It throws change-ups. And nobody is exempt. No one wins them all. Or were you not watching what happe...


Converted Veteran Attends the Temple for the First Time on University’s Service Day

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Less than two weeks after being baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Cody ...


Elder Holland: Scout Leaders Have Been "Understanding, Kind" Regarding LDS Decision to Halt Programs for Older Teens

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

The LDS Church announced on Thursday that it will drop Scouting programs for teens ages 14–18 and implement...


Boy Scouts of America Allow Transgender Youth in Program

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Learn more about how the Boy Scouts of America's announcement that the program will allow transgender boys ...


Emeritus General Authority Elder Dunn Passes Away

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Our prayers go out to Elder Dunn's family.  Elder James “Jim” Meyers Dunn, an emeritus General Authori...


Why Utah Is the Second-Best State to Fall in Love (Hint: It May Have to Do With Mormons)

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

A recent study by  Michigan State University determined Utah is the second-best state to fall in love,...


Mormon Grandma Appears on Food Network's 'Chopped'

by Deseret News | Everything Else

In a "Chopped" episode titled "Grandma vs. Grandma" that aired Tuesday night, 70-year-old Nancy Judd from A...