Mormons in America
The play "First Freedom" to debut at Brigham's Playhouse in Washington City. Producer Larry Sidwell and Director Jamie Young talk about the importance the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom... Read more »
Jabari Parker, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is off to a fast start as a freshman with the Duke basketball team. Read more »
You may not have heard this composer, but you've definitely heard his music. A Utah native is behind some of the sporting world's most well-known tracks. Meet Lisle Moore. Read more »
Though the ceremony was conducted "old-school," consisting of ancient Native American customs, the entire tribe subscribes to beliefs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
Commuters react to pictures of smiling people on bright backgrounds and the phrase 'I'm a Mormon,' which have come to many transportation spots in the U.K. and Ireland. Read more »
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will return to the roots of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints next summer for a six-city tour that will include stops in... Read more »
For nearly four months, hundreds of volunteers, including members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with ties to Utah, provided medical care in poverty-stricken countries. Read more »
NBA and former BYU basketball player, Jimmer Fredette will be at Deseret Book in Downtown Salt Lake City as his biography is released. Read more »
Back in 1972 in Lanús, a small town in Argentina, Maria Roseto — the second oldest of four siblings — said goodbye to her family to go to America. Read more »
You won't catch this teenage girl wasting time. A 4.00 GPA, a perfect score in the math portion of her SAT, near perfect on the ACT and a No. 1 ranking in her class of 465 is just the beginning. Read more »
Jeff Benedict: Deseret News exclusive: Watching Katie Couric's interview with Jabari Parker at New York Mormon meetinghouse
Behind the scenes of Katie Couric's interview with high school basketball star Jabari Parker. Read more »
A simple challenge from a Mormon ward mission leader turned into a memorable brush with royalty. Read more »
Mitt Romney will speak next month at Liberty University's commencement ceremony, a move pundits hail as an effort by Romney to unite Republicans at the end of 'the party's long, bruising primary.' Read more »
Larry Echo Hawk resigns from the BIA after after accepting a call to the First Quorum of the Seventy in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
For a young man, seeking to make a career in music is good, but putting it on the back burner to serve the Lord is better. Sometimes in life, we have to decide between a good decision and the best... Read more »
Sister Patricia T. Holland to receive LDS Business College's Alumnus Award at historic 125th commencement
Patricia T. Holland, an alumna of LDS Business College, will receive the college's highest honor, the 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award, at the college's commencement April 13. Read more »
Sharlet Rowley Bouchelle, of the Rockbridge Ward, Buena Vista Virginia Stake, is the Virginia Mother of the Year and was recently commended by the General Assembly of Virginia. Read more »
According to a recent academic study, active members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints “are the most prosocial members of American society." Read more »
Coach Kyle Whittingham talks about the influence his mother had on his life, both on the football field and off. Read more »
Two different news outlets have featured former BYU student Kelsey Nixon, who is attracting younger viewers to her cooking show. Read more »
During a recent worship service, members of the Genesis Group for black Mormons expressed gratitude for the priesthood and last week's LDS statement condemning racism "inside and outside the... Read more »
NPR's Robert Smith tells of what the IRS could learn from Mormons and their belief in paying tithing, or 10 percent of their income, to the church. Read more »
By now the notion that we are in the midst of a Mormon moment is cliched, although if Rick Santorum continues to threaten Mitt Romney in the GOP primaries, the public focus on the Latter-day Saints... Read more »
A noted Jewish scholar recalls the efforts of Utah Sen. William H. King, at the time America's most politically powerful Mormon, in trying to save Jewish victims of Nazi oppression — possibly... Read more »
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