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Watch: Parents use drones to pull out kids' loose teeth

Amazon might be in the planning stages of deploying drones for home delivery — but a recent trend documented in viral videos has drones replacing door knobs in an oft-feared part of growing up.

December 20, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


This NBA rookie loves Wikipedia, but many academics don't. Here's what's behind the debate

When Wikipedia's calls for donations show up on its entry pages that detail just about anything, one NBA rookie has a hard time ignoring them.

December 17, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


4 reasons why you can't quit Facebook

A new study found Facebook "feels" like an addiction — and that's why taking a break or flat-out abandoning the social media site proves so difficult.

December 17, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


U.S. ranks low in list of nations that help the poor

The United States placed low on a ranking of how well nations help the poor despite spending $32 billion a year on international aid, more than any other country in the world.

December 17, 2015 | Daniel Lombardi Deseret News | State, National


A Humans of New York post moved actor Edward Norton to tears. Here's what he did after

What started as a post to the popular Humans of New York blog documenting the strife of a Syrian refugee who lost his wife and daughter in a deadly attack turned into a great deal more.

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


Why the Ethiopian government downplays the ongoing famine

The Horn of Africa is facing its worst drought in 30 years due to an El Niño weather pattern, according to the United Nations. More than 8 million people are in immediate need of food aid, and that number could rise to 15 million by early next year.

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


Move over, Mariah: Here's the most-played Christmas track for 2015

Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" will still be unavoidable if you find yourself in any public setting during December — but it's no longer the most-played holiday track.

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


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


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Man sentenced to die Dec. 6 has Liberty ties

A man sentenced to die for the 1990 slaying of his father-in-law in rural Bacon County lived in a trailer in Liberty County at the ...

November 17, 2016 | Staff report Coastal Courier | State, National


Gratitude for this democratic mess

No matter what side of the aisle you’re on, or if you walk smack down the center, the last few weeks have been tough ...

November 17, 2016 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret News | State, National


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