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Allison Pond
Allison Pond is the national edition editor for the Deseret News. She previously worked for the Pew†Research†Center†on national and international surveys, including studies of young people and religion, Mormons in the U.S. and evangelical leaders worldwide. She earned a masterís degree from Georgetown University in Public Policy with an emphasis in educational, family and social policy and a†BA from Brigham Young University in Communications with an emphasis in print journalism.

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The Idomeni camp existed for only a few months, but residents carved out lives for themselves in that brief time, from weddings to births to restaurant openings.
Instead of the short sea crossing from Turkey to Greece, more migrants are attempting the longer — and more deadly — Libya-to-Italy and Morocco-to-Spain crossings.
Baroness Emma Nicholson of Winterbourne has been in politics since the 1980s, but her humanitarian resume goes much deeper.
For decades, one of India's largest religious festivals left a stinking mess at the mouth of the Ganges River. But in 2016, things were different.
Donald Trump is polling poorly in Utah, but he’s doing even worse among voters who describe themselves as very active in their faith, reflecting national trends among major religious groups.
It's not unusual for Americans to get by with a little help from their friends.
Migrants battle rain, sickness and lack of information in Greece as EU-Turkey talks evolve.
The new book “Evicted” by Matthew Desmond traces the lives of eight families facing eviction, including two single moms, a double amputee father, a couple expecting a child and a young woman fresh o...
Glimpses of the human spirit come through in these photos of refugees stranded in Greece.
As people sort themselves into tribes based on everything from neighborhoods to news outlets, a small group of activists and academics is taking note and searching for ways to stem the partisan tide.