Members of the Phoenix Police Department supported a fallen officer’s family.
Movie mobsters, from “The Public Enemy” and “Little Caesar” to “Goodfellas” and “The Departed,” are being repackaged in new Blu-ray sets, as are two... Read more »
Yahoo!, The Christian Post and Marin Independent Journal say Disney succumbed to pressures and removed the adult Merida image from Disney's princess site. Yet, according to IGN, the original Pixar... Read more »
After the Gosnell abortion murder trial skidded to a conclusion this week, advocates on both sides have dug in their positions, while the thoughtful "mushy middle" finds itself flummoxed, but a... Read more »
New on DVD and Blu-ray, ‘Cloud Atlas’ has no shortage of star power, led by Tom Hanks and Halle Berry buried under heavy makeup for multiple roles, but ultimately it’s a sterile... Read more »
From the opening chords of the overture to the ensemble cast, each component of "The Barber of Seville" contributes to its masterful storytelling by the Utah Opera. Read more »
The non-stop action in the latest J.J. Abram's chapter may not feel like Gene Roddenberry's "Star Trek," but it's a great deal of fun. Read more »
Information for parents about the film "Star Trek Into Darkness." Read more »
When the credits roll at the end of a highly anticipated film and you’re sitting there with a big smile on your face, that’s a good thing. That’s exactly what I experienced as the... Read more »
In an attempt to possibly debunk the “exaggerated” claims that childbirth is “the worst kind of pain there is,” two YouTube clips show men who experience the pains of labor... Read more »
L.A. filmmaker Greg Karber took to YouTube to express his take on statement made by Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries. Read more »
The Obama administration has broadened the focus of a faith-based office from simply getting government money into the hands of faith-based partners to enlisting local religious groups in informing... Read more »
An extensive two-day search of a farm in Oregon brought West Valley police no closer to finding out what happened to Susan Cox Powell. Read more »
Here's a look at some of the most memorable scenes in Ray Harryhausen's long career of special effects wizardry. Read more »
With "Star Trek into Darkness" hitting theaters in May it's a good time to look back at the ups and downs of the Star Trek movie franchise. Will the new film be another "Wrath of Khan," another... Read more »
One month after the bomb attacks at the Boston Marathon, the communities and families of the victims commemorate those who were killed and search for healing with the loss. Read more »
Disney crowned Merida of "Brave" as its 11th princess Saturday, but not before giving her a princess makeover that angered not only fans but one of the film's creators as well. Read more »
"Icons" offers an ambitious plot with a post-apocalyptic alien invasion and four kids that are the key to the redemption of humankind. But it doesn't live up to expectations due to inconsistent... Read more »
Former Utahn and talented author Laura Andersen’s debut novel, "The Boleyn King," turns on the simple question: “What if Anne Boleyn had given Henry VIII the son he so desperately... Read more »
Close friends and romantic partners who pray for each other's well-being can lead to stronger relationships of cooperation and forgiveness, a study by researchers at Brigham Young University and... Read more »
Where did they go? How did they survive as long as they did? What colors were they? Brian Switek writes an entertaining, educational book filled with more questions than answers, but it's still a... Read more »
Most schools do not consider teen dating violence a high-priority issue, according to a new study. Parents sending their children back to school can do so more confidently when informed about what... Read more »
Aimee Dodd, a widowed mother of six, received some helping hands Thursday. Keller Williams employees rallied together with other volunteers to put in an irrigation system, lay sod and plant... Read more »
What was supposed to be a day of joy turned into a day of grieving for a Utah County family. Katrina Lawrence, the mother of five, died during childbirth Monday. Read more »
Families who school children at home are banding together, forming co-ops that provide social and educational opportunities their children might otherwise miss. Read more »
Because of the projected rise in people being diagnosed, the Alzheimer's Association and health care advocates nationwide are pushing for state-initiated plans to address the expected tsunami and... Read more »
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Marriage means a committed union between a man and a woman, with the likelihood or at least the possibility of procreation. Marriage has always meant that, and it has always been the glue that... Read more »
Two young brothers, ages 4 and 10, were found dead in their West Point home late Wednesday. Their 15-year-old brother was arrested Thursday in connection with the deaths. Read more »
After a visit to Sintra, Portugal, my wife and I decided it would be the perfect place to retire. With the not too distant coastline, the meandering hills and the incredible and colorful... Read more »
Cheating on a spouse came in dead last in a Gallup survey measuring American attitudes about how morally acceptable 20 different behaviors are. It's worse than gambling, suicide and polygamy, among... Read more »
Members of the Phoenix Police Department supported a fallen officer’s family as they attended his daughter Tatum’s kindergarten graduation May 22. Read more »
“Fast & Furious 6” is a relentless, over-the-top action blowout that is determined to be a crowd-pleaser. It’s fast, it’s fun, and thanks to roughly 273 explosions, car... Read more »
Some say the Common Core State Standards adopted by all but five U.S. states will better prepare graduates for college and work. Others say the standards are an intrusive, cookie-cutter approach to... Read more »
Susan Powell's father plans to launch a new search next week for his missing daughter along I-84 between Tremonton in northern Utah and Pendleton, Ore. Read more »
A small garden, a bench and a plaque along the Ogden River Parkway now stand as a memorial to a little girl who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Read more »
Tara Roweton said Thursday it "feels great" to graduate from family dependency drug court. It's a big step on her quest to have a happy, stable life for her and her son. Read more »
Zach Sobiech has more than 4 million views of his YouTube video featuring his song, "Clouds." But Zach has done much more in his 18 years than create successful music. After being diagnosed with... Read more »
It's been quite the month for Mike Jeffries, CEO of clothing store Abercrombie and Fitch. Since his statement from 2006 began to circulate, the company has received several comments from concerned... Read more »
Six years after conquering meth, Kandice Spencer is still going strong, living a full drug-free life with her family. Not everyone is so fortunate. Meth is a continuing menace to young mothers,... Read more »
Salt Lake City was named the 14th healthiest city in America, according to a study by NerdWallet. Read more »
In a town decimated by tragedy, the photos that have brought a nation to its knees are coming to life as the families and friends talk about their experiences with the Moore, Oka., tornado. Read more »
More than 1,400 Scout leaders have gathered in Grapevine, Texas, today to finalize the Boy Scouts of America decision regarding its ban on the participation of openly gay members. The announcement... Read more »
The New York Time Magazine delves deep into BYU’s animation program to find out why its graduates are so popular with recruiters from places like Pixar and DreamWorks. Read more »
Teen birth rates in the United States fell to a record low in 2011, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The decrease was especially sharp among Hispanic... Read more »
Four films from last year joined the billion-dollar club, including "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." What does that really mean in today's Hollywood? Hint: A lot less than it used to. Read more »
Blue Sky's upcoming production of "Epic" teaches young audiences important values that are applicable through all stages of life. But it isn't the only one. A look at animated movies over the past... Read more »
After discovering that her stepdaughter was bullying a classmate about the clothing she wore, this stepmother took the opportunity to teach her stepdaughter what it's like to "walk in another's... Read more »
The Deseret News provides answers to common questions about the Common Core State Standards Initiative. Read more »
All but three of the 32 Utah state parks that offer camping are chock full this Memorial Day holiday weekend, but people can visit for the day to boat, hike or picnic. Three state parks offer... Read more »
Signs are common in the oilfields of the Uintah Basin. Some point the way to drilling rigs or natural gas compressor stations. Others warn about the potential presence of hydrogen sulfide gas. A... Read more »
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