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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 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

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

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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 | 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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