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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


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


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Can playing Angry Birds 2 save the planet? On #EarthDay, Apple says yes

The first Earth Day had a decidedly hippie vibe.

April 27, 2016 | Jesse Hyde Deseret News | State, National


Have You Seen This? Gamer plays Xbox with father who passed away

THE MATRIX — I’m not much for gaming. There was a time in my life where I became obsessed with Sims on my home PC ...

April 19, 2016 | Angie Treasure KSL.com | State, National


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