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President Eyring reflects on his pioneer past

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

I decided long ago that I just wouldn’t have made a good pioneer crossing the plains back in 1847. I need a...


Late LDS President Gordon B. Hinckley's voice a boon to research study

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Late LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley received 10 honorary doctorate degrees, spoke at multiple coll...


184th Semiannual General Conference Talk Summaries (+Photos)

by Deseret News | From the Church News from Utah Mormon Life

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will gather in the Conference Center in Salt Lak...


Whitney Award Finalists for 2013 Announced

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

Thirty-four Mormon novelists have been nominated as finalists in eight categories for the 2013 Whitney Awar...


Joseph Smith Memorial Building: Thanks for the memories

by Deseret News | News from Utah

A beautiful, white building opened in 1911, towering over the dirt streets of Salt Lake City and would beco...

First black priesthood holder recalls historic day

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Joseph Freeman's friend wondered what was wrong. He noticed that Freeman was visibly concerned -- a mystery...

The double meaning of the word 'Lamanite'

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

If we theorize that the Lehites in the Book of Mormon were a small incursion into a larger existing New Wor...

Intelligent design and the new atheism: Evolution has limits

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

According to Michael Behe, there are limits to what evolution can explain. Behe spoke on Friday, Oct. 16, a...


20 Life Lessons from Mister Rogers

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Ever since 1968 when Fred Rogers' television show first ran on the Eastern Educational Television Network, ...

Fidel Castro and the MTC

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

What does communist leader Fidel Castro have to do with the birth of the Missionary Training Center in Prov...