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Video footage released of Temple Square Plaza confrontation.

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

Salt Lake City has released nearly three minutes of black-and-white security footage showing the altercatio...


Elizabeth Smart is keynote speaker at Crimes Against Children Conference

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

Elizabeth Smart, who was kidnapped in 2002 and missing for nine months, was in Dallas on Monday to tell law...

BYU student credits faith for surviving boat mishap

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

While his peers purchased textbooks and studied their class schedules for another fall semester, BYU senior...


LDS families finally hearing from missionaries in Japan

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

In the hours following the devastating magnitude-9.0 earthquake in Japan and subsequent tsunami in the area...

Many women may be afraid of gaining weight, says BYU study

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Whether they know it or not, most young women are afraid of getting fat, according to a new BYU study. The ...

Mormon church, state and alcohol laws to mix in federal courtroom

by Deseret News | News from Utah

A federal judge will hear arguments Monday over a lawsuit challenging changes to Utah liquor laws that the ...


Mormon Team Wins 10th Leg of 'The Amazing Race'

by Deseret News | News from Utah Famous Mormons

Salt Lake father-son Dave and Connor O’Leary are one of the final four teams in “The Amazing Race: All-Star...

Single-sex dorm rooms, virtue needed in colleges,

by Deseret News | Everything Else

College presidents across the country are wrestling with student drinking and the new casual sex culture an...


Unknown Powder Causes Scare at Church Office Building

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Powder found inside envelopes mailed to the downtown Church Office Building has resulted in four people bei...


Mormon Tabernacle Choir Wins First Emmy in 26 Years

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has won an Emmy for the first time in 26 years, adding another major milestone ...