Paul S. Edwards
Paul Edwards is the editor of the Deseret News. Prior to joining the Deseret News, Edwards served as executive vice president and provost at Southern Virginia University, as the president of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, and as vice president for academic affairs at the Institute for Humane Studies. Edwards holds a doctorate in jurisprudence and social policy and law degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He graduated with university honors from Brigham Young University. Edwards and his wife Margo are the parents of four children and reside in Highland.

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Former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt visits with Deseret News Editor Paul Edwards to discuss his recent book about how to manage complex problem solving through collaborative alliances.

Our take: Google's new project is a fascinating look at wind patterns.

A new project recording the wind patterns across America shows a mesmerizing map that could help predict storms.

Wind Map, which has

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I'm standing in the exquisite lobby of the Huntsman Cancer Institute on a rainy afternoon. Even with gloomy weather outside, the wood-paneled atrium is bathed in natural light.

WASHINGTON — Sen. Max Baccus, D-Mont., chairman of the Senate Finance Committee has called the committee to order. Sitting next to him is the ranking Republican, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R.-Utah.

The pound of

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Utah state legislators convene today to consider overriding Gov. Gary Herbert's veto of SB229, a bill that would allocate 30 percent of the future growth in sales and use taxes toward roads.
Recently the Deseret News visited with Utah Gov. Gary Herbert as this year's legislative session closed.
Governor Gary Herbert's Education Excellence Commission has an ambitious goal that, by the year 2020, two-thirds of Utah's adults should have a college degree or post-secondary certificate suitable for globally...
As the state legislature prepares to meet this month, I thought we might consider how just how consequential state legislation can be for the realization of our cherished liberties.
In their recent book "American Grace," scholars Robert Putnam and David Campbell explore how religion can actually unite Americans. They discover that a key to America's interfaith religious tolerance and appre...
In early November of 1938, the world was shocked by the events of Krystallnacht or the Night of Broken Glass, when German paramilitary groups and civilians systematically attacked Jewish synagogues and Jewish b...