Wright Words: Why Thanksgiving is special for this Utah father, entrepreneur and recovering alcoholic

Taylor Richards of Sandy has lived a hard life and learned hard lessons, but by leaning on the Lord and believing in second chances, he's creating a future for himself that no one could have imagined. Read more »


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Utah lawmakers eyeing early childhood education

Lawmakers and education leaders are setting their sights on new funding and policies for early childhood education as they prepare for the 2016 legislative session convening in January. Read more »


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'Turbulent and incredibly productive': New Joseph Smith Papers volume provides insight into his final year of life

Volume editors describe the last 14 months of the Prophet Joseph Smith’s life as portrayed in his daily journals, maintained by Willard Richards, his private secretary and historian, in four... Read more »


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Balloons, floats as NYC Thanksgiving parade gets underway

Giant balloons took to the clear, sunny sky over midtown Manhattan on Thursday for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, with spectators lining up along the parade route and a heavy police... Read more »

National Edition

Covering Trump’s presidential campaign is a ‘mess’

Navigating falsehoods and tight restrictions on access and coverage, the news media is still struggling to cover GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump fairly and accurately. Read more »

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Utah basketball: Utes thankful for a few days of practice, a few days away from games

The Runnin' Utes have plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, including some practice time and a few days off from head-to-head action after playing five games over the span of the first nine... Read more »


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Feds: Utah companies accused of conducting 'solar energy scheme'

A Utah solar company that was the subject of a Deseret News investigation because of its questionable business practices is now the subject of an injunction because of its alleged false promises to... Read more »


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Jazz beat Clippers 102-91 to snap 13-game skid on Hayward's 33

Gordon Hayward uncorked the emotions that had been building through nearly four years of losing to the Clippers. Read more »


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Man steals woman's boarding pass, checks into flight at Salt Lake airport

A man stole a misplaced Southwest Airlines boarding pass, made it through airport security and got as far as the flight check-in gate, where the boarding pass was approved, before airport officials... Read more »


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BYU holds on for tougher-than-expected 75-68 victory over Mississippi Valley

The Cougars started strong, and, as it turned out, they needed to against feisty Mississippi Valley State team. After giving away a big first-half lead, the Delta Devils battled BYU down to the wire. Read more »


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Ogden woman sues trooper, alleging he 'violently' yanked her from vehicle

An Ogden woman is suing a Utah Highway Patrol trooper, claiming he used excessive force when he "violently" pulled her out of her vehicle during a traffic stop earlier this year. Read more »


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LDS World: How events in Paris are a reminder to share the gospel

The Paris tragedy and calamities in the world remind us how desperately individuals need the gospel of Jesus Christ. An email from a missionary in the France Paris Mission is a reminder of the need... Read more »


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