Drew Clark: Finding a neighborliness of 'old Nauvoo' wherever we live

To members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo is a beloved and bittersweet locale.

Greg Bell: The decades-long Grant Study's conclusion: 'Happiness is love. Full stop.'

The Harvard Study of Adult Development — better known as the Grant Study — began in 1938 and was sustained for decades, looking at what made people healthy, sustainable and happy. The... Read more »

March 6, 2015


Robert J. Samuelson: Net neutrality could reverse decades of minimal Internet regulation

Internet users should be skeptical of net neutrality; the FCC's new rules weaken — or reverse — decades of minimal regulation, during which the Internet flourished. Read more »

March 5, 2015


My view: Consider all options before relocating state prison

Alternatives exist to relocating the Draper prison, such as reworking where I-15 runs along the Point of the Mountain. Read more »

March 5, 2015


Jay Evensen: Open wide and swallow your tax increase, Utah

But don’t close your mouth and walk away yet. Once you’ve swallowed a Utah gas tax increase, you may have to fill your spoon with a federal one, as well. Read more »

March 5, 2015


Dan Liljenquist: Looking to the Supreme Court to lead a restoring balance of powers in D.C.

President Obama has consolidated more power in the executive branch than any other U.S. president, which has not been tempered by the legislative branch (Congress). Read more »

March 5, 2015


My view: Safety is potential concern on Bear Lake beaches

Legislation could allow people to drive their vehicles onto the beaches at Bear Lake, thereby endangering children and anyone else at play on the beach. Read more »

March 5, 2015

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George F. Will: IRS continues to act in pattern of corruption

The court probably will rule that the IRS acted contrary to law. If so, the IRS certainly will not have acted contrary to its pattern of corruption in the service of the current administration. Read more »

March 4, 2015


Jay Evensen: Though complicated, Corradini was an effective leader

When I think about her leadership style, I come back to a snowy Friday in February 1992, not quite two months after she was first sworn-in, when she first toured Derks Field, the city’s aging... Read more »

March 4, 2015


Richard Davis: Let the voters decide the party primaries — don't pass HB313

The recently proposed HB313 would significantly weaken SB54, last year's Count My Vote compromise. Utah Republican Party leaders and some legislators have labored to overturn or weaken the... Read more »

March 4, 2015


My view: Breastfeeding bill good for children and working women

As a family-friendly state, Utah should take the lead on implementing policies that support breastfeeding mothers. HB242 is good for babies and good for women. Read more »

March 3, 2015


My view: Common Core tests erode parental rights

In Utah, a 15-parent panel was established by our Legislature to review SAGE test questions. But most parents do not have the scientific background to evaluate what can actually be assessed through... Read more »

March 3, 2015


My view: Priorities in politics need to change

Politics is about power. The authors of our Constitution seemed not so concerned about details, but very concerned about the way power would be used in their new nation. Read more »

March 3, 2015


My view: Opioid technology can save Utah lives

One person dies nearly every day and countless more lives are ruined in Utah because of prescription drug abuse. Nationwide, the abuse of prescription drugs is recognized as an epidemic by the CDC. Read more »

March 3, 2015

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Lois M. Collins: The gifts I hope I gave my daughter before she turned 18

National Edition

My child is moving into adulthood and I'm feeling a little like a DVD in a YouTube world — still working, but about to be phased out. Read more »

March 3, 2015

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Michael Gerson: Getting Africa's health systems to be self-reliant

A number of African countries, including Tanzania, are working on health insurance plans that would pool risk and bring new resources from the public into the health sector. But how can donors... Read more »

March 2, 2015


John Hoffmire: Examining President Obama’s education plan

National Edition

Part of the American Dream has been the possibility of social mobility and the creation of wealth for every individual. Read more »

March 2, 2015


Gary Sandquist: The perilous state of U.S. intelligence

If and when a major terrorist attack next occurs in the U.S., it cannot be excused as another “intelligence failure.” Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015


What The New York Times gets wrong about religious liberty

New York Times editorial page editor Andrew Rosenthal was quick to criticize LDS Church leaders for using "fake 'war on religion' speak" in the Church's rare news conference held Tuesday about... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015


Paul S. Edwards: Mike Leavitt talks about how to bring people and organizations together

Former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt visits with Deseret News Editor Paul Edwards to discuss his recent book about how to manage complex problem solving through collaborative alliances. Read more »

Oct. 6, 2013


Paul S. Edwards: Deseret News dialogue with Jon Huntsman Sr.

I'm standing in the exquisite lobby of the Huntsman Cancer Institute on a rainy afternoon. Even with gloomy weather outside, the wood-paneled atrium is bathed in natural light. Read more »

Oct. 30, 2011


Paul S. Edward: Deseret News dialogue with Sen. Orrin G. Hatch

WASHINGTON — Sen. Max Baccus, D-Mont., chairman of the Senate Finance Committee has called the committee to order. Sitting next to him is the ranking Republican, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R.-Utah.... Read more »

Oct. 2, 2011


Paul S. Edwards: Gov. Herbert's role on the national stage

Recently the Deseret News visited with Utah Gov. Gary Herbert as this year's legislative session closed. Read more »

March 20, 2011

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