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Mark Zuckerberg is taking two months paternity leave — and here's why it matters

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's family-oriented Friday announcement might hint at his most influential move since the creation of the social media giant, according to The Washington Post.

November 26, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


More like mom or dad? Here's why answering is not so easy

Conversation in regards to family lineage often turns to whether people share more in common with their mother or father, but hopefully they don't expect a simple answer, according to Medical Xpress.

November 25, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Watch what happens when Stephen Colbert debates faith with outspoken atheist Bill Maher

"The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert isn't the perfect Catholic — but he still tries.

November 23, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Why Americans are finding cheaper prices on Thanksgiving foods

Avian flu killed 8 million turkeys earlier this year — but consumers are still finding "bargain birds" on their pre-Thanksgiving shopping trips, according to NPR.

November 23, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


The raisin-cup game to test your kid's future academic successes

Researchers indicated parents who want to test the future intelligence of the toddlers they're raisin’ might just need a dried grape and cup.

November 21, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


How people can view religion from space — trends in global fires

A new scientific paper suggests global wildfires might share a common characteristic with people: They rest on Sundays, according to The Washington Post.

November 21, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


'Godzilla El Niño' expected to devastate fragile populations

The world’s most vulnerable populations are facing six months of increased food and water shortages as El Nino brings drought to Africa, South Asia and Pacific islands, experts predict.

November 19, 2015 | Daniel Bendtsen Deseret News | State, National


10 Thanksgiving travel tips families can be grateful for

Spurred by cheap gas prices, 47 million Americans plan to travel away from home over Thanksgiving weekend, according to The Washington Post.

November 19, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Want your children to meet Santa this holiday season? It might cost you

Annual family trips to visit Santa Claus at the mall might've induced stress, annoyance and awkwardness in parents — but at least they came at little cost during an expensive time of year, according to Yahoo Parenting.

November 18, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


What's up with Oxford Dictionaries' 'word' of 2015?

Oxford Dictionaries' choice for 2015 Word of the Year shows that because of tech-driven means of communication, words have fallen on tough times: They're not even guaranteed to win an accolade seemingly reserved for them.

November 18, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


The 25 most popular gift cards for Christmas 2015

A recent report indicated only Santa himself, holiday parties and time off from school rival gift cards' prominence during Christmas.

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


Anne Frank's diary now has a co-author — and here's who

"The Diary of Anne Frank" provides readers a glimpse into the experiences of a teen girl living in World War II-era Europe — but now it's getting a co-author: Frank's father.

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


The Wukchumni language is dying, and its last speaker is doing this to preserve it

The world's lone person still fluent in Wukchumni, Marie Wilcox's goal proves a bit difficult to put into words.

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


Why 1.2 million public housing units could be smoke-free soon

In a notable step in the government's decades-long "crackdown" on tobacco products, the Department of Housing and Urban Development proposed Thursday a rule to ban smoking in 1.2 million public housing units in the U.S., according to The Washington Post.

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


Michigan restaurant offers lonely people a free meal on Thanksgiving

He faced loneliness, homelessness and hunger as a young adult overseas — and now the owner of a Michigan restaurant "pays it forward" at Thanksgiving, according to Mashable.

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


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State Department of Transportation celebrating 100 years

ATLANTA - This week marks the 100th birthday of Georgia Department of Transportation. A century ago - on Aug. 16, 1916 - the seeds were planted for what ...

August 19, 2016 | Special to the Courier editor@coastalcourier.com | State, National


DC works to expand solar power initiatives to the poor

The nation's capital is one of the more aggressive areas in the country pursuing a clean energy plan, and it plans to reach those ...

August 13, 2016 | Sara Weber Deseret News | State, National


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