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Utah State's Whimpey is an athlete, student, new father and LDS ward clerk

The USU offensive lineman is wearing many hats these days, including husband, student, ward clerk and father.

What Uber can learn from this biblical figure

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Uber is riding high in terms of startup companies. But its recent fall from grace shows there may be problems brewing — ones it can avoid if it reads a certain biblical story. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Brittany Maynard, right-to-die voice, advocates from the grave

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Brittany Maynard chose to die Nov. 1, but on what would have been her 30th birthday Wednesday, her voice in support of the Right to Die movement rang loud. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Pope demands just distribution of world's bounty

Pope Francis demanded a more just distribution of the world's bounty for the poor and hungry Thursday, telling a U.N. conference on nutrition that access to food is a basic human right that... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Defending the Faith: A note on the limits of archaeology

Archaeological research has provided invaluable knowledge about ancient history and the human past more generally. But, like everything human in this life, it has distinct limitations. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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'Fire is catching,' so catch up with Katniss

For those who may not be as familiar with Suzanne Collins' book trilogy, here's what you need to know heading into the first leg of the two-part finale. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Cancer patient finds strength in indexing

Diana Karras, of Roy, got into indexing before she was diagnosed with Stage 3 Lymphoma cancer. Indexing helped her through her ordeal with cancer that is now in remission. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Faith leaders leave Vatican with high hopes for the beginning of a new marriage movement

Leaders of the Catholic, protestant, evangelical and other faiths wrapped up a three-day conference on marriage on Wednesday cheered by new relationships and expressing deep gratitude for President... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Cemeteries are family history centers for Virginia woman

Melyssa Webb does her family history work by using an app called BillionGraves to take over 132,000 pictures of headstones. The information found on these stones is transcribed and put on... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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For his brothers: American Fork family with 4 disabled children finds joy, inspiration in son's football experience

When Nathan Honey steps onto the football field, he is playing for his four brothers who suffer from a genetic disorder, Duchenne muscular dystrophy. He is the family's "strong man" carrying the... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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'VeggieTales' spinoff debuts on Netflix Nov. 26

Netflix and DreamWorks Animation team up to premiere a new design and series for the VeggieTales cast. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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5 reasons why we want to believe Jesus was married

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Another day, another stunning blockbuster report that … Jesus was married! And to Mary Magdalene! Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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In the Whirled: The good Mormon Democrat

Can you be a good Mormon and a Democrat? It's time to throw out the assumptions and judgment. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Aide: Obama open to limits in war authorization

The Obama administration is open to limits on the duration of its military efforts in Iraq and Syria and on the potential use of ground forces in a new war authorization against the Islamic State,... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Al Fox Carraway blogs about pregnancy, learning to trust God's plan

Popular LDS blogger Al Fox Carraway recently blogged on LDSDaily.com and expressed how the birth of her new daughter has taught her that sometimes God’s plan for us is different from the plan... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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5 lessons from a woman who loved her priest

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The New York Times recently spoke to an Italian couple — a woman and a priest — who didn’t plan on falling in love, but have nonetheless deeply changed each other's lives. What... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Jabari Parker posts photo of himself with LDS missionaries

Jabari Parker, a professional basketball player and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, posted a picture with two LDS missionaries on Instagram Monday. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Picturing history: Sylvester Stoddard Nauvoo home and store

Multiple extant structures in Nauvoo, Illinois, served as both a family home and a place of business. One of those is the home and tin shop of Sylvester and Charity Stoddard. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Tips for living: 5 ways to help children write thank you notes

Help your children understand the importance of handwriting thank you notes. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Mother of 5 finds more productive life with indexing

Mandy Forte is a 36-year-old mother of five in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She started indexing obituaries at night after the kids go to bed while she waits for her husband to come home from work. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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LDS Church service missionaries involved in their own Italian job

In an effort to document the history of LDS Church service in Italy, Elder Lorenzo Semadeni and his wife, Sister Virginia Semadeni, have started “The Italian Project.” Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Palestinians kill 4 in Jerusalem synagogue attack

Two Palestinian cousins armed with meat cleavers and a gun stormed a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers Tuesday, killing four people in the city's bloodiest attack in years. Police killed... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Q&A with President Henry B. Eyring, Elder L. Tom Perry and Bishop Gérald Caussé

Deseret News Editor Paul Edwards sat down in Vatican City with LDS Church leaders to discuss the significance of Humanum: An International Interreligious Colloquium on The Complementarity of Man... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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America needs heroes, Mitt Romney tells BYU forum

America needs heroes, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told BYU students and faculty gathered for a Tuesday forum. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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President Eyring champions marriage at interfaith gathering

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President Henry B. Eyring declares happiness and progress can be sacred byproducts of marrige between a woman and a man. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

Brittany Maynard's mom blasts Vatican remarks about her daughter's decision to die

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Brittany Maynard's mother is responding angrily to the Vatican's criticism of Maynard's decision to end her life early under an Oregon law written to let terminally ill patients die on their own... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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