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How parents can keep family screen time under control

Preoccupation with smartphones isn't just a problem for kids, but for the whole family.

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This chart shows your heart rate spikes during a marriage proposal

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Nervous about popping The Question? You're not alone. This man charted his heart beats so you don't have to. Read more »

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Civil War 'Silent Sentinels' still on guard in North, South

After the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers went up across the country, from New England squares to Southern courthouses. A century and a half later,... Read more »

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Netflix's 'Daredevil' wrestles with faith amid rise of atheist TV characters

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As the number of atheist TV characters rises, it's easy to forget how many past characters have professed faith. Read more »

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Picture books with animal plushes available through Kohl's Cares this spring

Four books with coordinating plush toys from the author/illustrator team Philip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead are available at Kohl’s stores through June 27 as part of the Kohl’s Cares... Read more »

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Book review: 'Jack' shares 'true' story of beanstalk adventure

Liesl Shurtliff's "Jack" is a new, creative twist on the traditional tales of "Jack and the Beanstalk" and "Jack the Giant Killer." Read more »

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The Clean Cut: After dad's death, brother makes father-daughter wedding dance memorable

Andrea Middleton's father died from pancreatic cancer before he was able to walk her down the aisle, but her brother stepped in to make her father-daughter dance especially memorable. Read more »

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Steve Eaton: I feel the earth move under my feet and I think 'brain damage'

Have you ever questioned the sanity of someone playing music in their car so loudly that everyone in a three-block area, inside or outside of buildings, can hear it? Did you ever have brain damage... Read more »

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AP Was There: Original AP report of Oklahoma bombing

EDITOR'S NOTE: On April 19, 1995, a former U.S. Army soldier parked a rented Ryder truck packed with explosives outside a federal building in Oklahoma City. The blast killed 168 people and injured... Read more »

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She paid for a family's groceries and got this heartwarming letter in return two years later

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When Emily paid for the groceries of the family in front of her at the store, she had no idea she'd get something back more than two years later. Read more »

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There is no such thing as a bulletproof marriage

Falling in love is spontaneous, unexpected, surprising, a little reckless and oh so easy. Rising in love is deliberate, thought-out, scheduled and sometimes very, very hard. Read more »

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Sherry Young: Protecting our family in the age of the Internet

Grit and I, and many of our friends, often comment how we are glad not to be rearing children in this day and age. Our hope is our children are still better equipped to deal with what is facing... Read more »

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New trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” hints at the importance of family

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There's a new trailer for the upcoming Star Wars film. The main theme of that trailer? The importance of the Skywalker family. Read more »

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'Monkey Kingdom' is educational, entertaining and very funny

Last year, Disneynature gave us a startling and intimate look at the Alaskan wilderness in “Bears.” Now, the nature documentary division of the Magic Kingdom is back with its eighth... Read more »

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The Clean Cut: Daughter sends message to father in space by car

A 13-year-old girl from Houston wanted to send her father a message, but as an astronaut on the International Space Station, he is unusually hard to reach. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Ask Mr. Dad: How to handle stress of going back to work too soon

Dear Mr. Dad: We really need my salary to make ends meet, but the prospect of leaving my baby is making me miserable. I have no idea what I can do to feel better about this situation. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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19 fictional depictions of Abraham Lincoln

From Henry Fonda in "Young Mr. Lincoln" to Daniel Day-Lewis' Oscar-winning portrayal in "Lincoln" to animated depictions of "Honest Abe" on TV, the legendary and beloved president has been... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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What causes do men care about? Kids and moustaches

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Women give more to charity than men. But with the rise of the sensitive, modern man, that could change. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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One funny way to make a friend

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Laughing together makes people feel closer and sparks new relationships, according to researchers at University College London. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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32 Abraham Lincoln memorials in America and around the world

From the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., to Mount Rushmore in South Dakota to the many elementary schools, colleges and universities named after Lincoln, there are many tributes to the "Great... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Linda & Richard Eyre: How to slow down time

When we were children, we often wanted to speed up time — so that our birthday or Christmas would arrive sooner. But as we age, we find ourselves wishing we could slow down time. Read more »

April 14, 2015

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Dispelling 5 myths about food poisoning

One in six Americans gets sick from food every year. Not only is food poisoning common, but myths about it are common as well. Here are five common myths debunked. Read more »

April 14, 2015

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The Clean Cut: BYU students perform 'He Is Risen' outside Payson Temple

In honor of the recent Easter holiday, Brigham Young University students celebrated Jesus Christ's life and resurrection by performing a "He Is Risen" medley outside the Payson Utah Temple. Read more »

April 14, 2015

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Amy Choate-Nielsen: Newspaper gives glimpse into ancestor's actions — but it's only a piece of the puzzle

After doing some sleuthing on the Internet, I found an interesting story with my ancestor's name — but I learned that sometimes, even in newspapers, people are not always as they appear. Read more »

April 14, 2015

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Schooled by autism: 5 lessons from my special-needs sons

Autism and other developmental disabilities are increasingly prevalent, meaning more and more of us know and interact with people who see the world differently. These are a few of the lessons my... Read more »

April 14, 2015

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Erin Stewart: Saying goodbye to a mommy era

My girls will always be my babies, but they are growing up as I say goodbye to an era of my motherhood and remind myself to soak it all in. Read more »

April 14, 2015

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