Deseret News

January 12, 2021 04:47 PM MST
The Salt Lake Temple renovation has been underway for just over a year, but the temple isn’t the only thing getting an upgrade.
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December 16, 2020 03:50 PM MST
There are three types of articles written about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, according to Hal Boyd, the former opinion editor for the Deseret News, who is now an associate professor of family law and policy at BYU: First, there is the article written by the non-Latter-day Saint journalist who looks at the faith warily. Second, pieces written by former or lapsed members of the Church. And third, “the genre in which active Church members examine their faith.”
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August 10, 2020 06:39 PM MDT
Sister Kendra DeLange arrived at the Provo Missionary Training Center on March 4, 2020, with the next 18 months of her life laid out: she would spend five weeks in Provo learning Danish and then fly across the Atlantic to the Denmark Copenhagen Mission.
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January 08, 2019 10:00 PM MST
Elder D. Todd Christofferson, who worked as a law clerk for U.S. District Court Judge Sirica during the Watergate trials, and legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Bob Woodward, who worked with Carl Bernstein to break the Watergate story, are coming together for an unprecedented event. The two will highlight the lessons they learned about trust and integrity in public life during their unique experiences with Watergate and beyond. Hosted by the Deseret News,the event will be held in Washington, D.C. and streamed live online on Monday, January 14, 2019, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. EST (4:30 to 6 p.m. MST).
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January 04, 2018 08:31 PM MST
Gerry Avant, a long-time reporter for the Deseret News, shares her personal, heartwarming experiences with our beloved prophet Thomas S. Monson before he passed away. "Comfortable in any setting, he aptly could be described as ‘everybody’s friend," Avant once said of President Monson as she observed his acts of service throughout her career.
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October 10, 2016 02:36 PM MDT
"For 80 years, the Deseret News has not entered into the troubled waters of presidential endorsement. We are neutral on matters of partisan politics," the Deseret Newseditorial team stated in an article over the weekend.
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October 12, 2015 01:47 PM MDT
MR says: While this story sounds like the making of a Hollywood blockbuster, there is still some skepticism about the authenticity of the Gospel of Jesus’ Wife.
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September 23, 2015 01:59 PM MDT
Support is pouring in from around the world for a BYU student involved in a tragic accident.
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September 03, 2015 05:02 PM MDT
MR says: How many of these events did you know about? Though not always highlighted in classes or our culture, these events shaped the Church as we know it today.
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September 02, 2015 08:30 PM MDT
For three of four Highland sisters, the world had become a quiet place. Lips moved in silence.
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July 08, 2015 04:26 PM MDT
The lawyer Utah hired to defend its marriage law says the U.S. Supreme Court lobbed a dozen "religious freedom grenades" when it legalized same-sex marriage across the country last month.
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July 23, 2013 04:05 AM MDT
March 1927: Editors of the Deseret News review reporters' stories.
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