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
Yes, the new year is in sight. But #2014 wouldn't end #2014 if it didn't end on a totally #2014 note.
November 20, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
There are likely many kind, good-hearted people in your life who wish you well. Sometimes your needs may clash with theirs. Or they might be under stress or simply having a bad day. Or they may just have an honest disagreement with you. That doesn't make them toxic. There are, however, people who are toxic. Those people should be avoided, if possible.
November 20, 2014 | Susan Swann Deseret News National | Hot Topics
A private investment firm, Caravels, LLC, announced it has signed an agreement to purchase Rincon-based EFACEC Power Transformer, a manufacturer of large power transformers.Delete-Merge Upbodycopy
November 19, 2014 | Staff report | Business
A Boston-based consultant and writer has launched the "New Chivalry Movement" as a way to develop self-worth and respect in relationships.
November 19, 2014 | Kelsey Clark Deseret News National | Hot Topics
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A local insurance agency saw Friday's Effingham County-South Effingham football game as the ideal place and time to kick off a safe driving initiative for teenagers.
September 16, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local
Pope Francis' legacy is about to get even bigger.
September 16, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Kids in high-income families are more likely to misbehave when their parents split up than kids in poorer families, according to new research in the journal Child Development.
September 16, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News National | Hot Topics
It's been 10 years since the world first saw Jon Heder play the role of Napoleon Dynamite, but the actor recently proved he hasn't lost his ability to slip into the awkward yet endearing role.
September 16, 2014 | Sarah Sanders Petersen Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Being emotionally healthy is like owning a well-running car. If your vehicle is taken care of, you can get through construction zones, traffic and bumpy dirt roads with no trouble. If your car is a run-down old clunker, you won't be able to rely on it to get you where you are going on your terms. This comparison also holds true for a well-functioning brain. A good therapist is like your brain's mechanic. Here are 10 signs that indicate a professional might be of some help in tuning up your life:
September 16, 2014 | Martha B. Fallis Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Technology and new ways of communicating are reaching and affecting even an industry that's been around for nearly 500 years.
September 15, 2014 | Staff Report | Local
Effingham County and South Effingham high schools put on quite a show Friday in their annual battle on the football field.
September 15, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town
Millennials may have their elders beat on the computer, but they have a few things to learn about finances. Here are four areas where millennials fall short economically.
September 15, 2014 | Linsy Hunsaker Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Upper-income folks have experienced rich economic recovery, while low- and mid-income families continue to lag, and consumer confidence is weak, according to recent reports that highlight a post-recession widening gap in the way differently situated households have fared.
September 15, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News National | Hot Topics
For recent college grads, sometimes doing an unpaid internship for a nonprofit is a nonoption.
September 15, 2014 | Amy McDonald Deseret News National | Hot Topics
A Washington Post writer has stirred up a hornet's nest, reporting Monday that a 13-year-old Washington, D.C., piano prodigy was flushed out of the public school system and into homeschooling because the district was bureaucratically unable or unwilling to accommodate her unconventional training and performance schedule.
September 15, 2014 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News National | Hot Topics
In a crowded university auditorium, a young woman leaned over to her neighbor and asked, "Have you heard of this guy before?"
September 14, 2014 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News National | Hot Topics
From the time she was a little girl, my mother dreamed of having a large family. When her friends back in the Roaring Twenties talked about not wanting children, or at most one or two, Mom would unapologetically announce her intention to have "at least a dozen."
September 14, 2014 | Joe Walker Deseret News National | Hot Topics
The authors of a stinging 2011 book castigating colleges for leaving students adrift on campus are back with a new book, based on a survey of 1,000 recent graduates, that finds they are doing little better now that they have graduated.
September 14, 2014 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Most grandparenting research looks at grandparents who live with their grandchildren or the frail elderly who live in long-term care or assisted settings. That misses most of the 64 million-plus grandparents, including a large group of "midlife"
September 14, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News National | Hot Topics