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A collection of our top performing Letters to the Editor from all of 2013.
What would a visual representation of the number of people on food stamps look like? This one minute video by Face the Facts USA gives an overview of how much the U.S. spends on food stamps and how many people ...
Today, KSL-TV aired the first edition of a new program, the "Deseret News Sunday Edition," which will run weekly on KSL-TV at 9 a.m. on Sundays. The show highlights Deseret News content centered around six area...

Would the world be more moral without God and religion? That may be what Richard Dawkins and other anti-religion activists argue. But today on Real Clear Politics, Dennis Prager published an article that shows

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From Syria and minimum wage debates, to the royal baby and performance enhancing drugs in baseball, here are 39 cartoons that show a glimpse into the world and nation over the last three months.

This chart from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that there were 25 million foreign-born persons age 16 years and older in the U.S. labor force in 2012.
Ronald H. Coase, a Nobel Prize winning economist, died on Monday in Chicago at the age of 102.
Three lists that highlight the March on Washington.
The fiscal state of the U.S. generally focuses on the $1 trillion budget deficit and the $16 trillion national debt. But this number doesn’t take into consideration the unfunded liabilities of Social Secu...

Universities across the nation are gearing up for their 2013 fall semesters, with many students breathing a little easier since President Obama signed into law Friday a measure restoring lower interest ra

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