A global social media campaign is using the Arabic letter Nun to show support for Christians being driven out of the Iraqi city of Mosul as well as Nineveh, where Jonah in the Old Testament famously preached repentance.
July 30, 2014 | Mark A. Kellner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Dogs in the Effingham County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit have helped the community in a number of ways. Now, the ECSO hopes the public can return the gesture.
July 30, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local
Hasbro cleared more than $4 billion in net revenue in 2013 selling games and toys based on favorite and familiar brands.
July 30, 2014 | Ryan Morgenegg Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Life is full of events that can knock you down. Sometimes it's an actual tumble or accident that lands you in the hospital. Sometimes it's a death of someone you love dearly and can't quite imagine life without. Maybe it's the tragedy of being abused as a child.
July 30, 2014 | Gary and Joy Lundberg Deseret News National | Hot Topics
July 30, 2014 | Faith Heaton Jolley Deseret News National | Hot Topics
My latest excursion in Netflix binge-watching has led me to discover "Arrow," the CW's series that reinterprets a DC Comics staple character. As I'm a comic book junkie since way back, I ought to have been watching this show from the beginning, but I studiously avoided it in its first two seasons.
July 30, 2014 | Jim Bennett Deseret News National | Hot Topics
James Garner had the kind of natural charisma that brings so much more to a motion-picture camera than merely a talent for acting out a role.
July 30, 2014 | Chris Hicks Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Information for parents about the film "And So It Goes":
July 30, 2014 | Shawn O'Neill Deseret News National | Hot Topics
There was a time when I aimed to be the most fantastic and well liked dad in - well, at least our neighborhood. At some point in my fatherhood experience, that was actually a goal of mine - partly because I wanted our house to be the Kool-aid house, the home where everyone wanted to be, and part because I want to be the best at what I did.
July 29, 2014 | Davison Cheney Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of some stone fruits (including plums, peaches and nectarines), and related made-in-store items prepared with these stone fruits that have been distributed in Georgia, because the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Georgia Department of Agriculture inspectors will be checking retail stores to make sure the recalled product is removed from sale.
July 29, 2014 | Staff report | Local
BI-LO is holding a job fair to accept applications and conduct interviews for various positions in the Pooler area.
July 29, 2014 | Staff report | Business
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July 29, 2014 | Natalie Crofts Deseret News National | Hot Topics
I am grateful for poignant parenting moments when I feel a deep, unconditional love for my children. These moments remind me how lucky I am to be a parent, and how much I want my children to feel loved. When children feel love, they are happy and can radiate love to everyone around them. Children who do not feel love or receive appropriate affection struggle in life, as this blog post from Psychology Today reports. I'm suggesting 5 powerful ways to show your children love. Read them and feel inspired to act.
July 29, 2014 | Amy Peterson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
"AND SO IT GOES" - 2½ stars - Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton, Scott Shepherd, Sterling Jerins ; PG-13 (some sexual references and drug elements); in general release.
July 29, 2014 | Josh Terry Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Two new games promise their share of spaceship adventure and science-fiction fun: Firefly: The Game, from Gale Force Nine, and Damage Report, from Break From Reality Games. How do they play? Let's take a look.
July 29, 2014 | Cody K. Carlson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
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Much of the world - especially most developed countries - have fallen below the "replacement" fertility rate, but whether this is cause for celebration or concern is the subject of debate.
May 26, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News National | Hot Topics
With suicide the third largest cause of death among teens, according to the Centers for Disease Control, the role of bullying in fomenting self-destructive thoughts has drawn increasing attention in recent years.
May 26, 2014 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Social media has brought attention to an issue more women are turning to plastic surgery to remedy: Ugly hands in engagement ring selfies.
May 25, 2014 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
A month ago, I was at wit's end.
May 25, 2014 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Thirty-seven percent of households "headed by an adult younger than 40" now have student debt, according to a study by the Pew Research Center.
May 25, 2014 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Wondering if your crush is in a relationship?
May 25, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Nothing derails exercise plans much more than getting sick. One second, you are looking forward to going to your fitness class or going for that long run, and the next, you find yourself barely having the energy to get out of bed.
May 25, 2014 | Arianne Brown | Hot Topics
Not having a job isn't the only way to get thrust into poverty.
May 25, 2014 | Herb Scribner Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Technology in the world is quickly advancing into better, faster means of "connecting" to just about anything you could possible want or need. Though this means greater accessibility for many good things, the opposite is also true. There are many downfalls of excessive or inappropriate use of technology. Know the difference and choose wisely. Randall Ridd, a leader over a worldwide youth organization stated, "Your choices determine whether technology will empower you or enslave you."
May 24, 2014 | Wendy Jessen Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Several years ago, my husband's family was having a lively discussion about everyone's quirks. When it was my turn to be discussed, I felt a little nervous; I didn't want any of my major flaws brought to light in front of my in-laws. Imagine my delight when my biggest quirk turned out to be my amazing penchant for organization. I realize, however, that not everyone shares my talent. Adopt some of these life hacks and you'll find yourself on top of your game.
May 24, 2014 | Amy Peterson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Stacy Keyte had just re-enlisted in the National Guard in 2004 when she got pregnant with her son, Caleb. He was a year old when she got a call at her job at a local bank. She was being deployed to Iraq.
May 24, 2014 | Lane Anderson Deseret News National | Hot Topics
Mothers who have at least some college education are better equipped to help their children achieve their life goals. Jenet Jacob Erickson, a university teacher, told of her summer experience in a mountain village in Guatemala teaching health and sanitation to schoolchildren. It didn't take her long to realize the real need. She said, "To improve the health and wellbeing of a community, the education of children is helpful. But the education of mothers - those who inculcate values and practices into the hearts and minds of the next generation-is vital."
May 24, 2014 | Gary and Joy Lundberg Deseret News National | Hot Topics
If you've ever had children who were such picky eaters that you've been ready to throw up your hands and quit feeding them, read on.
May 24, 2014 | Linda and Richard Eyre Deseret News National | Hot Topics
After a lengthy and well-orchestrated campaign by my two young sons, I finally purchased a basketball standard for the driveway. It's the typical rolling model with height adjustment for the rim and a large base to fill with water or sand.
May 24, 2014 | Jason Wright Deseret News National | Hot Topics
"THE PARIS ARCHITECT," by Charles Belfoure, Sourcebook Landmark, $25.99, 384 pages (f)
May 23, 2014 | Angela Carter Deseret News National | Hot Topics