Mar 20, 2019 10:00 pm MDTThe college admissions scandal revealed what can happen when a moral compass breaks. How can people fix this? The college admissions scandal shows how spectacularly a person's moral compass can shatter. Why do people go so shockingly off course from their values and how can they recalibrate?
Mar 17, 2019 10:13 pm MDTA California couple's only child died in a skiing accident. Should they be able to have a grandchild by preserving his sperm? A couple is asking a New York judge for the right to have a grandchild using the preserved sperm of their dead son. The case raises ethical questions about the rights of grandparents, the child that might be born and the deceased.
Mar 17, 2019 4:10 pm MDTQ&A: Arthur C. Brooks explains how a BYU briefcase made him a better person and how that applies to America’s ‘culture of contempt’ America's "culture of contempt" needs love to overturn it, not just civility and tolerance, says Arthur C. Brooks in his new book "Love Your Enemies." In a Q&A with the Deseret News, Brooks explains why contempt is an opportunity and love a remedy.
Mar 13, 2019 9:35 am MDTWith new technology, you can watch everyone in your home, from the nanny to the pet sitter. But should you? For as little as $40, you can buy a tiny camera that enables you to watch your babysitter or pet sitter from another location. But when a home becomes a surveillance state, your family may become vulnerable in unforeseen ways.
Mar 6, 2019 10:00 pm MSTWhen the 'Thriller' is gone, what should you do with Michael Jackson's songs? The "Thriller" is gone for many fans of Michael Jackson who are horrified by a recent documentary about the late entertainer's relationship with two boys. What's the appropriate response of people who object to an artist's behavior, criminal or not?
Feb 27, 2019 10:00 pm MSTThe Jussie Smollett story showed America the danger of instant certainty. How can we slow all the hot takes? Public reaction to the Jussie Smollett case and the Covington Catholic teens shows that America has a problem with jumping the gun. Why do we rush to judgment in cases like these, and how can we become a more deliberate and thoughtful people?
Feb 26, 2019 5:00 am MSTThe tooth fairy is getting stingier, new report says Is the tooth fairy on a budget? The going rate for a lost tooth declined to $3.70 this year, continuing the downward slide of the past two years. But Utah children can take heart; the West leads other regions of the United States.
Feb 23, 2019 10:00 pm MSTA disorder that kills more people than opioids starts in childhood. Is your child at risk? In nearly 4 out of 5 cases, alcohol use disorder begins in adolescence, a new report in the medical journal Pediatrics says. Asking teens these questions can reveal if they're at risk.
Feb 21, 2019 10:00 pm MSTMost public schools teach everything but morals. Is it time for this to change? With religious participation in decline across the nation, more people are calling for moral education in public schools. Teaching morals can be tricky, but some Utah schools show how it can be done.
Feb 19, 2019 10:00 pm MSTA new book contends that the unusually large family of the future will have 3 children. What happens then? The unusually large family of the future will have three children, the authors of a new book on population trends say. Is more immigration the solution to problems posed by shrinking birth rates?