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Why jobs are better than handouts

Albuquerque, New Mexico, officials have been receiving calls from their counterparts around the country who want to curtail panhandling in their communities, according to The New York Times.

December 16, 2015 | Daniel Lombardi Deseret News | State, National


What the 1 in 5 U.S. debtors who say they'll never be debt free can do

With U.S. consumers crossing off purchases on Christmas wish lists for loved ones, a larger portion than ever indicated they have debt "they will never be rid of," according to a creditcards.com survey.

December 16, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Think handsome men thrive in most aspects of life? Here's why that might be wrong

In issues relating to courtship, handsome men have an upper hand — but a new study indicates desirable features might hurt guys' careers.

December 15, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Watch: How to start a conversation with a person with disabilities

Some people might overthink striking up conversation when meeting a person with a disability.

December 15, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Will the new respect for China's currency change the balance of trade?

Little more than a week after the International Monetary Fund named the Chinese yuan to its list of reserve currencies, there is skepticism on whether the communist nation's money will receive the same respect in the IMF's lending practices as it's getting on paper.

December 15, 2015 | Daniel Bendtsen Deseret News | State, National


Watch: Stephen Colbert explains why 'thoughts and prayers' matter

When "The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert returned from a week-long break Monday, he had a lot of catching up to do.

December 14, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


New bill would require social media sites to report terrorist activity

Around the time Tashfeen Malik and her husband went on a shooting rampage that killed 14 in San Bernardino, California, on Dec. 2, she posted a message of support for the Islamic State group online, according to USA Today.

December 14, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Sex in movies concerns U.S. parents more than violence. Here's why

A majority of parents asked in a survey commissioned by the Classification and Rating Administration said their kids seeing both sex scenes and graphic violence in movies concerns them — but that the former spurs the most worry.

December 10, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Steph Curry's wife is facing backlash for her comments in support of modesty

Current NBA MVP Steph Curry is living the dream right now as his Golden State Warriors have had a record 22-0 start to the season. On Sunday Curry scored 28 points — 16 alone in the third quarter — after two straight games in which he scored 40 points.

December 10, 2015 | Herb Scribner FamilyShare | State, National


One Twitter account wants to combat cyberbullying by saying something nice — to all 300 million user

The statistics on cyberbullying show most social media users deal with it in one way or another: 43 percent of kids say they've been bullied online, with 70 percent indicating they see it happen frequently, according to DoSomething.org.

December 10, 2015 | Payton Davis FamilyShare | State, National


Watch: Mark Hamill from 'Star Wars' pranks fans for a good cause

The last time "Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill wore Stormtrooper attire, Luke Skywalker busted Princess Leia out of a cell block in the 1977 film, according to the Daily Mail.

December 10, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


What Jimmy Carter announced in Sunday School brought joy to his congregation

In the same Plains, Georgia, church where he taught a gospel lesson in August just days after announcing cancer had spread to his brain, former President Jimmy Carter gave brighter news to the congregation on Sunday.

December 09, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


IRS audits on decline as budget keeps shrinking

Tax protesters get frustrated about the idea of the federal government taking their money away.

December 08, 2015 | Daniel Bendtsen Deseret News | State, National


'I Can't Feel My Face' parody captures stress of hosting in-laws for holidays

Cleaning, stress-eating and a bit of family competition can all occur when hosting the in-laws during the holidays, a new video by the parenting duo Laughing Moms humorously details.

December 08, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Adele: Here's what 'Sweetest Devotion' is about

On the final track of Adele's "25" — released Friday — the British songstress sings she's finally found "the one that I belong to."

December 07, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


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Have You Seen This? Toddler plays round of hide-and-seek wearing GoPro

OLLY OLLY OXEN FREE — Hide-and-seek is becoming a lost art.

February 08, 2016 | Angie Treasure KSL.com | State, National


Mom whose baby died hears his heart beat for 1st time in 3 years

PHOENIX — A mother whose infant son died heard his heartbeat for the first time in almost three years.

February 04, 2016 | Tracie Snowder KSL.com | State, National


VIDEO: Little girl’s first online beauty tutorial goes adorably wrong

XENIA, Ohio — A budding YouTube beauty star’s first makeup tutorial went in a different but hilarious direction when she discovered scissors in her grandma ...

February 01, 2016 | Tracie Snowder KSL.com | State, National


Video: Award-winning actress transformed into ‘Star Wars’ character using Disney technology

HOLLYWOOD — A new video explaining a bit of movie magic featured in box office blockblaster “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” shows Academy Award-winning actress Lupita ...

January 31, 2016 | Angie Treasure KSL.com | State, National


Major Social Security change reduces benefits for couples, divorced individuals

Like a thief in the night, Congress recently approved a significant reduction to Social Security benefits for married and divorced couples. Few noticed because the ...

January 28, 2016 | Flint Stephens KSL.com | State, National


Text-to-911 feature is rare in the U.S. — but this post shows how it could help

A Text-to-911 feature implemented by a metro Atlanta police department proved key to saving two young children.

January 20, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Watch: Alan Rickman helps raise money for refugees in one of his last roles

One of Alan Rickman's final roles before his death Thursday lasted just 30 seconds and mainly featured a tortoise eating a strawberry.

January 20, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Regime supporters use social media to send starving Syrians pictures of food

The Syrian town of Madaya has experienced 23 deaths from starvation under a months-long siege by President Bashar al-Assad's forces, Mic wrote.

January 19, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


The controversial move Arizona's governor is taking to shame 'deadbeat dads'

Arizona parents owing thousands of dollars in overdue child support are about to be shamed by the state — in 140 characters or less.

January 19, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


UK and US partner to bring in-home power to millions of Africans

The effort to electrify Africa got a positive jolt recently when U.K. and United States development agencies agreed to join forces to provide affordable ...

January 19, 2016 | Daniel Lombardi Deseret News | State, National


Watch: Hip-hop star Kendrick Lamar shares powerful message on mentorship

Rapper Kendrick Lamar dropped the album widely acclaimed as 2015's best and garnered 11 nominations for next month's Grammy Awards — but long before ...

January 19, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


2016 children's book award winners unveiled

The American Library Association announced Monday the 2016 winners of awards for children's books — and there are a few rarities along the way.

January 19, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


What people who value time over money have more of

New research hinted people who opt to chase a bit of extra cash all the time might not be doing much for themselves in terms ...

January 19, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Does poverty lead to drug trafficking? The world's notorious trafficker says yes

A picture of Sean Penn made headlines this week by showing the actor shaking hands with the drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera, also known as ...

January 18, 2016 | Daniel Lombardi Deseret News | State, National


Toddler's near-death highlights danger of magnets

A Texas mom has a warning for parents after a mishap left her 2-year-old fighting for her life: Children's exposure to magnets might be ...

January 18, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


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