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'Idol' alum Brooke White creates album to fight child sex trafficking

White knows this is a heavy subject that people may avoid, but she also knows that standing by won't help.

The 37 most charitable celebrities

From superstar Taylor Swift to NBA player Kevin Durant to Oscar-winner and "The Hunger Games" actress Jennifer Lawrence, the 37 most charitable celebrities have big wallets and even bigger hearts. Read more »

7 hours ago

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Christmas 1914: The day even WWI showed humanity

With British and German forces separated only by a no-man's land littered with fallen comrades, sounds of a German Christmas carol suddenly drifted across the frigid air: "Stille Nacht, Heilige... Read more »

8 hours ago

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4 recently released CDs deliver Christmas cheer

Here are some Christmas albums that have recently come across our desks. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Different reasons drive Utah writers to participate in National Novel Writing Month

Every November, writers around the world, including over 7,000 registered Utah participants, gather together online and in person to each write a novel with a goal length of 50,000 words for... Read more »

11 hours ago

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Book review: 'Amazing Hairstyles' gives step-by-step styling instructions

Hairstyling is made easy with Becky Porter's book "Amazing Hairstyles: From Easy to Elegant" and her blog, Babes in Hairland. Read more »

11 hours ago

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Over and out: TV flops, exits and endings in 2014

Along with its triumphs, the world of TV had its share of setbacks in 2014. Here's a sample: Read more »

12 hours ago

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Think your marital status is important? The U.S. Census Bureau may not

National Edition

The bureau recently announced that it may drop a handful of marriage questions from its American Community Survey. Read more »

14 hours ago

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What can 'Annie' and 'The Lego Movie' teach your kids about economics?

Yahoo! Finance has a new video about what Hollywood movies teach about economics. Read more »

17 hours ago

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Smart ways to maximize holiday giving

National Edition

It's the season for giving. Here's how to make your holiday and end-of-year donations go far. Read more »

17 hours ago

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Some communities suggest penalizing parents for underage drinking at home

National Edition

A handful of communities are considering prosecuting or fining parents of underage children who are caught drinking. Read more »

19 hours ago

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Game Review: Sell the most gems in Johari

Johari, from Mayfair Games, is a 2- to 4-player board game in which players compete to sell the most gems and earn the most prestige in the Jaipur market. Read more »

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Renovation Solutions: Design for everyday homeowners

No amount of cleaver or creative interior design can overcome a floor plan that doesn’t flow well, rooms that are awkwardly placed or sized, or spaces that lack order or sufficient light and... Read more »

yesterday

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Utahn on 'Biggest Loser' wins 2 weigh-ins in a row at Comeback Canyon

Utahn Scott Mitchell has won a second weigh-in at Comeback Canyon on “The Biggest Loser.” Read more »

yesterday

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Fire in the Lake: A fierce war game for serious gamers

Fire in the Lake is intense. This is a board game for serious war gamers using GMT Games COIN system. The setting is the war in Southern Vietnam and the experience is immersive. Read more »

yesterday

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Q&A with Tanis O'Connor, adventure card game designer

Interview about the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game with Tanis O'Connor, adventure card game designer with Paizo Publishing. Read more »

yesterday

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BattleCON: Devastation of Indines: a fantastic fighting game

The Street Fighter arcade game reached legendary status among gamers in the late eighties. In 2013, Level 99, a game company, mastered a board game format that captures the fun and excitement of... Read more »

yesterday

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Civilization game expansions: 7 Wonders Babel and Clash of Cultures Civilizations

Board game expansions are a way to extend the life of an old favorite or make it even better by deepening gameplay, using new components, adding extra players or changing the game entirely. Here... Read more »

yesterday

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Game review: Firefly: Blue Sun and Knightmare Chess offer sci-fi, fantasy fun

Firefly: The Game: Blue Sun expansion adds a new sideboard, minis, contacts, and more to the base game. Knightmare Chess is a fun chess variant where players play cards to alter the game. Read more »

yesterday

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Game review: Adventure abounds in Star Wars: Empire vs. Rebellion

Star Wars: Empire vs. Rebellion, from Fantasy Flight Games, is a light, two-player card game. The First World War, from Mayfair Games, is a mix of war game and eurogame set in World War I. Read more »

yesterday

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Motherhood Matters: Three steps to helping kids love giving

Here are some simple steps to help you give your kids the gift of giving this holiday season. Read more »

yesterday

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Do you know what your child is drawing at school?

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The pictures children draw can depict their family and home life, a recent study says. Read more »

yesterday

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: New Christmas traditions ease stress, put focus on Christ

In the hustle and bustle of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, we somehow lose the entire purpose of Christmas: to celebrate the birth of Christ. Read more »

yesterday

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Robin Williams says goodbye in ‘Secret of the Tomb’

“Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” serves as both a prequel and a finale to director Shawn Levy’s “Night at the Museum” trilogy, but it will probably be best... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2014

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'Unbroken' faith: The religious journey of Louis Zamperini

The unforgettable story of Olympian and American war hero Louis Zamperini will be told on the big screen beginning Christmas Day. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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There are many ways to see 'A Christmas Carol'

“A Christmas Carol” is such a masterpiece that it demands to be told in hundreds of ways in thousands of different settings. It’s not that none of them are any good —... Read more »

Dec. 18, 2014

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