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Canada: Land of the free

Freedom and apple pie have now been replaced with freedom and maple syrup.

November 04, 2015 | Freeman Stevenson Deseret News | State, National


How much freedom do parents have when home-schooling children? This Texas case might decide

Laura McIntyre's nine children began receiving their education by way of home schooling more than a decade ago inside a vacant El Paso, Texas, office, according to the Associated Press.

November 04, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


20 best wake-up songs, according to science

Music as diverse as Coldplay, Bill Withers and Carly Rae Jepsen share something in common: They have hits that could make your battle to wake up in the morning a bit more winnable.

November 04, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Ben Carson: My tax plan is Bible-based

If Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson's bid proves successful, Americans might need to memorize an Old Testament verse for one reason in particular, according to The Street.

November 04, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Why a 'Teacher of the Year' quit education after 21 years

Ann Marie Corgill took home Alabama's 2014-15 Teacher of the Year award and was a finalist for the national accolade, but a "wall of bureaucracy" proved too brutal to keep colliding into, according to NPR.

November 03, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


1 in 14 children in the U.S. has had a parent behind bars, and here's what they face

When it comes to data on how many U.S. children have at least one parent behind bars, previous estimates don't paint a picture of the grim reality, according to a national research organization.

November 02, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


45-foot Florida sandcastle topples world record

MIAMI — What happens when you add 1,800 tons of sand, 19 expert sculptors and three weeks of work? One major world record.

November 02, 2015 | Angela Treasure KSL.com | State, National


What's changing at the world's largest Christian university

At the world's largest Christian university, "The Liberty Way" molds students' experiences in and out of the classroom.

November 02, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Why parents might want to practice their singing skills to keep kids calm

Parents-to-be might want to put their pipes into practice because babies stay calm twice as long when sung to as when spoken to, according to a new study.

November 01, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


The consequences of using humanitarian aid for geopolitics

Nonprofits that deliver international aid sometimes face the distrust of the very people they want to help — a stigma that Western money comes with ulterior motives.

November 01, 2015 | Daniel Bendtsen Deseret News | State, National


What parents can do to survive this weekend's time change

Halloween will probably include enough bustle to keep parents busy this weekend — but the possible effects of the semi-annual time change on children's sleeping habits shouldn't go overlooked.

November 01, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Homeless man turns panhandling money into beautiful paintings

A homeless man in Pensacola, Florida, is demonstrating how money donated to panhandlers can be put to good use.

November 01, 2015 | Matthew Williams Deseret News | State, National


Snoop Dogg's son only played football so his dad would love him. Then he realized his dad did all al

For some time, Cordell Broadus the football player wasn't who Cordell Broadus the person wanted to be.

October 29, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


A book about taking the Bible literally garnered a great deal of attention — and now there's a sitco

Taking every commandment in the Bible literally would be a mere thought for even the most faithful people.

October 29, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


Richard Gere didn't go 'undercover' as a homeless person, but what he really did was just as influen

The story of a celebrity going "undercover" to see life the way the homeless see it could constitute the plot of a blockbuster movie itself.

October 29, 2015 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


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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


Student pens essay on the perils of binge drinking after doctors told her she might be 'brain dead'

National statistics indicate when Americans under the age of 21 drink, it's in the form of binge drinks — and a blog post penned by ...

January 17, 2016 | Payton Davis Deseret News | State, National


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