A high-rise near Wrigley Field in Chicago had tiny rooms with peeling paint, but it offered a home to those who were too poor to pass a credit check, save up first and last month's rent, or make the other stiff qualifications that make it difficult to get into housing in an urban market.
November 23, 2014 | Lane Anderson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
NEW YORK CITY - When science and music come together, it can be a beautiful sight.
November 23, 2014 | Natalie Crofts Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Over 350 religious leaders, scholars and thinkers gathered at the Vatican in November for an interfaith conference emphasizing the importance of families to global societies.
November 23, 2014 | Megan Wallgren Deseret News National | Hot Topics
PITTSBURGH - The "Normal Barbie" is now available for purchase, and children can soon add stretch marks, acne and a touch of cellulite to their dolls.
November 23, 2014 | Megan Marsden Christensen Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The making of a peace activist: What psychology can tell us about solving the Israel-Palestine confl
On a recent fall afternoon, a crowd of Arabs and Jews gathered in front of the concrete wall that divides Israel from the Palestinian territories, holding signs reading, "Revenge is not a political plan" and "Stop the violence! Yes to coexistence!"
November 22, 2014 | Elizabeth Stuart Deseret News National | Hot Topics
CURIOSITY TOWN - Kids are curious, which is how it should be. Curiosity helps kids as they're learning to negotiate the world around them.
November 22, 2014 | Martha Ostergar Deseret News National | Hot Topics
After 21 years, Larry the Cucumber and Bob the Tomato are leaving the kitchen counter to explore the rest of the house in the spin-off series
November 22, 2014 | Ginny Romney Deseret News National | Hot Topics
It's been said that gratitude is the beginning of all virtues, and there's a reason. With a grateful heart we open our souls to what is and what can be, and embrace the best of what has been. But surprisingly, even small changes can create significant life shifts.
November 22, 2014 | Connie Sokol Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Riders on life's emotional roller coaster, rejoice. There's a scientific explanation for confusing shifts between emotional extremes.
November 21, 2014 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Advances in artificial intelligence (also known as robots) taking over the workplace will make 50 percent of occupations redundant by 2025, according to a new report by the real estate consulting firm CBRE.
November 21, 2014 | Deborah Sutton Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Budgeting for a big family means stretching resources and making expenditures do double duty (or more). Here are eight budget categories to help you use it up, wear it out, make it do or go without.
November 21, 2014 | Katrina Palmer Deseret News National | Hot Topics
When I was a kid, my father always used to take me to the model airplane track to see small prototypes tested. These prototypes were led by a guide, and were able to do takeoffs, stunts, flips and landings. While my father watched the show, my thoughts revolved around the importance of his presence beside me. Furthermore, the gentle manner in which he treated my mother was a great example to me of how I should treat her. His smile and his respectful and friendly demeanor were my model of how I should treat others. Whenever we made mistakes or ...
November 21, 2014 | Bruno Morise Silva Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Plans for a mammoth movie studio project have passed another test, after the Coastal Regional Commission approved Moon River Studios' development of regional impact application.
November 20, 2014 | Staff report | Business
We walk a fine line trying to protect our children. In no arena is this more evident than reviewing banned books. States have a long history of banning potentially offensive books from school curriculum, but what happens when a vocal minority forces censorship on the masses? Many books that model socially proactive behavior face the chopping block every year, dividing parents, educators, and lawmakers into contentious factions. Here are 15 examples of banned books with merit.
November 20, 2014 | Heather Hale Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Women are often said to be more emotional than men, and a new study shows why that may be.
November 20, 2014 | Megan Marsden Christensen Deseret News National | Hot Topics
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Don't fret about how old you feel - 20 is so the new 40.
September 08, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
CLASSICTON - To some young movie lovers, the phrase, "Let's watch a classic movie," has become synonymous with the term, "Not until you finish your vegetables."
September 08, 2014 | Travis Poppleton Deseret News National | Hot Topics
An Effingham County woman and her mother died in a crash on Old Augusta Road Sunday afternoon.
September 08, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local
A federal judge upheld Louisiana's same-sex marriage ban on Wednesday, delivering a victory to traditional marriage supporters after more than two dozen losses in both federal and state courts in the past 14 months.
September 08, 2014 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News National | Hot Topics
There's no such thing as an average American family in 2014, at least in the details of family structure. Nor does a "typical" mom exist, according to new research released Thursday by the Council on Contemporary Families.
September 08, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News National | Hot Topics
In their book, Fighting for Your Marriage, Dr. Markman and Dr. Stanley identify what they call the 4 warning signs that reflect the deterioration of a relationship: escalation of negativity, invalidation, negative interpretation and avoidance and withdrawal. These are the first 4 deadly sins that will destroy your marriage.
September 07, 2014 | Dustin Wiggins Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Sometime this fall millions of schools began a new year for kids with high hopes to be liked and accepted. Students enter the year not only carrying a bag of books, but also the emotional baggage they've accumulated year after year on their journey to adulthood.
September 07, 2014 | Sherry Young Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Here's a twist on family resemblance: A Swiss study says it's possible to match people with their cars, because they look alike. And the resemblance carries through to the family dog, too.
September 07, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News National | Hot Topics
So okay, you're a writer and you have a deadline looming over you, breathing down your neck like Bela Lugosi ready to nip – and you can't think of a single, solitary thing to write. You have that most dreaded of all literary diseases, Writer's Block! Don't jump off a cliff or chew hemlock; there are ways and means of overcoming this repulsive condition. Here are 10 surefire strategies to unleash your muse:
September 07, 2014 | Tim Torkildson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
There's been somewhat of a decline in the number of American drivers in recent years.
September 06, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Looks like American girls are better off in the North.
September 06, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Facebook announced this week it plans to weed out click-bait - posts that sensationalize facts to get users to click for the "whole story," which often doesn't deliver.
September 06, 2014 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Okay, I know. Telling your kids their artwork stinks sounds horrible. I wouldn't quite say it like that, and I would keep in mind how young the kids are. But if you "ooh" and "aah" at every scribble, pencil mark or blobbed together Play-Doh sculpture, this is for you.
September 06, 2014 | Leah DeCesare Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The Effingham County High School softball team paid tribute to the county's first responders prior to the Lady Rebels' game Friday against South Effingham.
September 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town
So I, like just about everyone else, took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
September 05, 2014 | Jim Bennett Deseret News National | Hot Topics