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Blue Christmas: Helping those who ache during the holidays

As a Presbyterian minister, Scott Dalgarno sees the glory of God in this holiday season, which his faith tells him marks the literal birth of hope. In this same season, however, he also sees nearly unbearable sorrow.

December 23, 2017 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News special workflow | Hot topics


15 family-friendly Christmas movies you can find on Netflix, Amazon this holiday season

Nothing says holiday cheer like warm cocoa, a comfy blanket and your favorite Christmas movie playing on the television.

December 23, 2017 | Matt Anderson Deseret News | Entertainment News


7 simple ways to make your pimples vanish overnight

One of the worst feelings in the world is waking up the morning before a big event, work presentation, party or lunch out with friends, and seeing a giant pimple in the middle of your face. It always seems to happen right before particularly stressful events, maybe because stress and anticipation messes with your hormones — making the pimple show up in the first place.

December 23, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Hot topics


Have You Seen This? Space Mountain ride with the lights on



OUTER SPACE — I went to Disneyland just a few months ago with my family and had a magical time filled with 100-plus degree weather, long lines, crying children and a serious hit to my bank account.

December 23, 2017 | John Clyde KSL.com | Entertainment News


How I de-stress after a hard day's work: 10 fun hobbies for introverts

“Solitude matters, and for some people, it is the air that they breathe.” —Susan Cain

December 23, 2017 | Emily Johnson FamilyShare | Hot topics


Why the childhood home of Jesus is 'hoping for a Christmas miracle'

Nazareth, the biblical city considered the childhood home of Jesus, “is hoping for a Christmas miracle,” according to USA Today, in the form of more tourists.

December 23, 2017 | Herb Scribner Deseret News special workflow | Hot topics


What's the best Christmas song and movie? New survey offers a clue

A new survey from Decluttr revealed the country’s favorite holiday songs and films.

December 22, 2017 | Herb Scribner Deseret News special workflow | Hot topics


12 strange — and STRICT — rules the British royal family has to follow

We sure hope Meghan knows what she's getting herself into once she marries Prince Harry. Sure, being royal has its perks, but it also has some strange — and strict — rules. Here are some things Miss Markle is going to have to deal with:

December 22, 2017 | Melinda Fox FamilyShare | Hot topics


7-year-old grows out his hair for two years for cancer patients. Soon after, he was diagnosed with c

Vinny Desautels first learned about cancer when his mother, a professional hair stylist, volunteered to help cancer survivors style their hair for a gala. She explained what cancer is and how sometimes people lose their hair when they're trying to stop cancer.

December 22, 2017 | Melinda Fox FamilyShare | Hot topics


Scientists are fighting for a ban on this common item your children use all the time

Take a look in your arts and crafts cabinet, makeup drawer or nail polish bag and you’ll probably find a common item — glitter. One of my friends in high school actually carried around a jar of the sparkly stuff and threw it up in the air whenever someone was feeling sad. It was magical.

December 22, 2017 | Lindsey Miller FamilyShare | Hot topics


Vox explains why the X in 'XMas' is actually religious, not secular, shorthand

In the last decade, the word “XMas” has often been a major source of contention among believers, some of whom discouraged others from using the term to keep the Christ in Christmas. Franklin Graham criticized it in 2005. Meanwhile, Christian media flagged it as “plain offensive” two years ago.

December 21, 2017 | Herb Scribner Deseret News special workflow | Hot topics


Signs of mental illness in your teen

Knowing the difference between normal teenage behavior and signs of mental illness can be difficult. If your teen is being moody or acting out, you may assume it’s because of the physical, hormonal and social changes he or she is experiencing through puberty. Teenagers experience a variety of difficulties and pressures that can overwhelm them.

December 21, 2017 | Dan Gellman FamilyShare | Hot topics


This nifty device scares thieves from stealing packages ... 'Home Alone' style

Jaireme Barrow was fed up with thieves stealing his packages from his front porch during the holiday season, so he invented a device that would scare the pants off those robbers. It’s called TheBlankBox.

December 21, 2017 | Herb Scribner Deseret News special workflow | Hot topics


These 11 ex-burglars explain what you need to do to protect your home from theft

Being robbed isn’t something a lot of us think about often, but there isn't much more terrifying than thinking about having your home — your refuge from the world — broken into. One Reddit user asked former burglars what advice they had on protecting a home from people on the lookout for their next haul. Consider these 11 tips when you’re burglar proofing your home.

December 21, 2017 | Amberlee Lovell FamilyShare | Hot topics


Video game review: 'Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2' is fun but flawed

“Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2” is both a serviceable celebration of all things comic books and plastic bricks, and a somewhat dated Lego game. While each Lego title by Traveller’s Tales generally follows the same basic format, “Marvel Super Heroes 2” tends to reach just short of greatness.

December 21, 2017 | Sam Bigelow DeseretNews.com Web Team | Entertainment News


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They thought she had food poisoning; days later she died

Having sick children is difficult — it's often hard to know whether to take them to the doctor or wait it out because it's ...

January 23, 2018 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Hot topics


Denver’s airport hopes to be a worldwide destination of its own

The Denver International Airport hopes to become a worldwide destination in itself as airports nationwide adjust to shifting trends in air travel, according to the ...

January 23, 2018 | Herb Scribner Deseret News special workflow | Hot topics


Coach Kim: How to have a successful stepfamily

In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham share their tips to make second marriages and blended families work.

January 23, 2018 | Kim Giles KSL.com | Hot topics


Netflix to Nintendo Switch?

Netflix may be on its way to the Nintendo Switch.

January 23, 2018 | Herb Scribner Deseret News special workflow | Hot topics


What your baby should eat in the first 1,000 days of life

What your baby eats in the first 1,000 days of life will determine how fast and how well he thinks, what he remembers and ...

January 23, 2018 | Jennifer Graham Deseret News special workflow | Hot topics


This article will convince you to eat more fiber RIGHT NOW

Everyone is always looking for a quick and easy way to be healthier. For the most part, there's no easy fix. However, adding more ...

January 22, 2018 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | Hot topics


What is sexual harassment? 9 guidelines to tell you if it has happened to you

We hear about sexual harassment cases almost daily, and many people see it in action in their own towns and neighborhoods. Even though it’s ...

January 22, 2018 | Shaelynn Miller FamilyShare | Hot topics


How Barack and Michelle Obama met, fell in love and got married

Michelle Robinson was newly graduated from Harvard Law School and working at a corporate law firm when she was assigned to be Barack Obama's ...

January 22, 2018 | Melinda Fox FamilyShare | Hot topics


Barack wished Michelle a happy birthday on Instagram and it's everything we want from a relationship

We already know that Barack and Michelle are the definition of couple goals but this birthday post proves it.

January 21, 2018 | Melinda Fox FamilyShare | Hot topics


Music and the Spoken Word: Of resets and starting over

Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.

January 21, 2018 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


It's scary how many cigarettes it takes for the average person to become hooked

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable diseases in the United States. Even with the overwhelming amount of studies and statistics sharing the dangers ...

January 20, 2018 | Shaelynn Miller FamilyShare | Hot topics


Your child's winter coat may be endangering their safety: What every parent needs to know

Winter driving can bring plenty of hazards, from exposing a little one to harsh air to slippery roads. However, you might be unknowingly endangering your ...

January 20, 2018 | Melinda Fox FamilyShare | Hot topics


What love is — from someone who has never been in love

"I want to know what love is!"

January 20, 2018 | Melinda Fox FamilyShare | Hot topics


What is a healthy weight?

The week of Jan. 21-28 is Healthy Weight Week, sponsored by the Healthy Weight Network. During healthy weight week, individuals are encouraged to improve health ...

January 20, 2018 | Emily Fonnesbeck KSL.com | Hot topics


6 things you need to do before you die

Residents of Hawaii received a massive emergency text alert on Saturday that warned of an inbound missile ready to strike the island.

January 20, 2018 | Herb Scribner Deseret News special workflow | Hot topics


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