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Ugandan bill part of a trend that critics call a 'War on NGOs'

A controversial bill that critics say is part of a trend of governments restricting the work of foreign charities is awaiting the signature of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, according to Voice of America.

December 29, 2015 | Daniel Lombardi Deseret News | State, National


Family and friends honor 15-year-old boy who saved 3 girls from deadly gunfire

Accounts indicate Zaevion Dobson, a Knoxville, Tennessee, teen died shielding three young girls from gunfire by gang members, but words his family members and friends spoke to various media outlets show his heroics won't be forgotten.

December 28, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


How a U.S. couple helped 25 Iraqi Christian families escape ISIS threats

For an American husband-and-wife team, helping Iraqi Christians find promise elsewhere and escape threats from ISIS was a cause worth pursuing.

December 28, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Families, students to benefit from $1.8T congressional deal

Families and colleges students are due to keep stimulus-era tax breaks as a result of a deal Congress is expected to pass to avert a government shutdown.

December 28, 2015 | Daniel Bendtsen Deseret News | State, National


1 in 8 babies were born in conflict zones in 2015. Here's what they face

A new UNICEF statement released last week says babies being born in meek circumstances across the globe happens in second spans.

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


Facebook's 'Year in Review' now lets you remove bad memories

While you check out photos from the last 12 months via Facebook's "Year in Review," nostalgia hits as pictures from your Spain trip, reunion with a long-lost friend, and summer night spent at an excellent concert zip across the screen.

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


How a mom-daughter duo turned a family tradition into the popular 'Elf on the Shelf'

The scout elf from "The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition" has made its way into more than 8 million homes, monitoring kids' behavior to report back at Santa's headquarters, garnering an impressive social media following.

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


The surprising stat on gas that's leading to record-breaking travel

Groans at the gas station pump might be less common than in the aisles of the grocery stores this holiday season.

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


How Los Angeles businesses and a hashtag kept kids fed in the midst of a fake threat

After the sudden closure of more than 900 Los Angeles Unified School District campuses and 187 charter schools because of a bomb threat, thousands of parents were left figuring out what to do in regards to last-minute child care.

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


Should bad students eat lunch last? Here's what happened at the school that tried it

At Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Tampa, Florida, students know what's at stake based on their academic performance and conduct in the classroom: incentive cards that give them a better spot in the lunch line.

December 22, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Is this book about the Muppets too much for kids? One school board member thinks so

The 1993 Muppets book "For Every Child, a Better World" is meant to educate kids about the struggles the less fortunate face, but a school board member in Marshfield, Wisconsin, thinks it's too graphic for young children.

December 22, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


The 15 best cities for singles during the holiday season

With all the Internet's counsel on surviving the holidays as a single adult, that demographic could probably spend most of Christmastime reading advice on how to do just that.

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


Why clean cooking hasn't saved the climate

Throughout the Paris climate talks, India maintained a firm position that raising its vast population out of poverty was its top priority, according to the New York Times. That meant India, the world’s third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, would pursue policies that help its poorest people even if that increases its contribution to global warming.

December 20, 2015 | Daniel Lombardi Deseret News | State, National


Will the Fed's first rate hike since 2006 last for long?

The Federal Reserve announced it will begin to raise interest rates this week, a move that signals the institution that controls the country's monetary policy has confidence about the economic prospects of 2016.

December 20, 2015 | Daniel Bendtsen Deseret News | State, National


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


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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


4 ways to prevent and eliminate post-election stress

You cast your vote. You saw the results. The winning and losing candidates have spoken, attempting to heal the divisions an election can create.

November 13, 2016 | Seth Olson Deseret News | State, National


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