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Mitchell Jones' journey ends; LDS boy followed by thousands online dies at home

by Deseret News | Everything Else

A young boy’s final journey that was followed by people all over the world through Facebook came to an end ...

Religion a key component to Mideast peace, rabbi says

by Deseret News | Everything Else

LDS leaders could have a positive impact on the peace process in the Middle East, a prominent rabbi said We...


Boy Scout survey seeks feedback on ban of gay Scouts

by Deseret News | Everything Else

The Boy Scouts of America has turned to its volunteers, parents and alumni for input on the organization's ...

President Boyd K. Packer to celebrate 86th birthday

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...

Study says pornography damages mind, body, heart

by Deseret News | Everything Else

A recently released study of pornography cites its damaging effects on mind, body and heart. Titled "The Ef...


Embracing the future: Deseret Book undergoes transition from frontier bookstore to digital innovator

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

More than a century ago, a small bookstore opened its doors on South Temple in Salt Lake City, with hundred...

Harvard professor speaks to BYU students about religion and politics

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

Don't wait for someone else to start talking about Mormons and politics, Harvard law professor Noah Feldman...


Investigators enter remains of tabernacle to prepare for dig

by Deseret News | News from Utah

The Provo fire marshal and investigators from the state Fire Marshal's Office entered the remains of the Pr...


Mormon Sisters Target Carl's Jr. for Racy Ads

by Deseret News | News from Utah

A pair of Utah women dedicated to pushing back against the objectification of women say Carl's Jr. has gone...


Robert Redford Calls for LGBT Rights at Equality Utah Event

by Deseret News | News from Utah

The mood was electric at Equality Utah's annual dinner with more than 2,000 people giving a standing ovatio...