The late Christopher Hitchens once ranked, with Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins and Daniel Dennett, among the “four horsemen” of the New Atheism. His most comprehensive attack on religious faith came in a best-seller called — and don’t miss the title’s lowercased first word — “god is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything” (Twelve, 2009).
March 27, 2015 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith
Phil had been teaching tennis to young people for 20 years. Last year, when he started experiencing discomfort in his hands and wrists, a parent of one of his students suggested it could be carpal tunnel syndrome.
March 27, 2015 | Amy Osmond Cook FamilyShare | Hot topics
The long post-Oscar winter is drawing to a close, and as spring approaches, the people at Dreamworks have delivered a brand-new animated film for the whole ...
March 27, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | Entertainment News
ADDINGTON/DROPPINGTON — March is quickly expiring and so are 50 titles from Netflix streaming.
March 27, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | Entertainment News
March 27 - Mrs. Jannie Mae Allen, age 78, passed away peacefully on Tuesday night at Ogeechee Area H
Mrs. Jannie Mae Allen
March 26, 2015 | | Obituaries
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March 26, 2015 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports
BRADENTON, Fla. - Josh Harrison led off the game with a home run that ended Wandy Rodriguez's scoreless streak at 12 innings, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 Thursday.
March 26, 2015 | Associated Press | Atlanta Braves
Many role-playing games have come and gone over the years and some might argue their prime has past. But "Pathfinder" is a fantasy RPG published by Paizo Publishing that continues to increase in popularity.
March 26, 2015 | Ryan Morgenegg Deseret News | Entertainment News
'Insurgent' (rated PG-13) — 3 stars
March 26, 2015 | Doug Wright Deseret News | Entertainment News
Three films that opened to great success during the recent Christmas season lead new movies on Blu-ray and DVD this week.
March 26, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | Entertainment News
After almost nine decades and despite a few missteps, Disney is still drawing in audiences with animated hits like “Frozen” and “Big Hero 6” as well as Kenneth Branagh’s live-action reimagining of “Cinderella."
March 26, 2015 | Jeff Peterson Deseret News | Entertainment News
MONTABAUR, Germany - Andreas Lubitz never appeared anything but thrilled to have landed a pilot's job with Germanwings, according to those who helped him learn to fly as a teenager in this town in the forested hills of western Germany.
March 26, 2015 | By DAVID McHUGH | Associated Press
In deciding how much money to budget to each school, Bulloch County Board of Education officials are discussing a formula that would provide more money for counselors than the state does.
March 26, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local
The driver of a school bus involved in a crash Wednesday night was released from the hospital, but will remain out of work a couple days in order to recuperate from her minor injuries, said Bulloch County Schools spokesperson Hayley Greene.
March 26, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local
Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents arrested a man in connection to a Tuesday homicide in Evans County.
March 26, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local
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Scroll through Pinterest, Instagram or Facebook and it might just hit you, too: a debilitating dose of mommy guilt. Everywhere you turn (or click), women are openly proclaiming their inadequacies and self-perceived failures. From a themed dinner gone wrong, to piles of untouched dirty laundry — it’s easy to get down on yourself. In fact, Psychology Today suggests parenting guilt can actually lead to parenting depression. But what if we could see ourselves through more important eyes? The truth is, from the perspective of your 3-year-old, you might be doing better than you think. I offer four “mommy fails” that ...
February 19, 2015 | Lyndsi Frandsen KSL | Hot topics
It's a competitive world out there. Everyone is trying to get ahead and make the most of that most precious commodity: time. We often find ourselves trying to make our lives more efficient, but there are times when our trite efficiency mottos get in our way. One of those mottos is the famous "time is money."
February 19, 2015 | Stephen Simon FamilyShare | Hot topics
We've lost several very good friends in the past few years, along with my mother and sister. Circumstances change with each loss, but that doesn’t mean people we have loved in our lives who have died are then gone from our thoughts. The joys of those friendships and relationships are with us as long as we have memories.
February 19, 2015 | Sherry Young Deseret News | Faith
They lived in tattered boxes, abandoned cars and the backyards of dilapidated houses.
February 19, 2015 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Hot topics
During her recent appearance on “The Tonight Show,” Taylor Swift and host Jimmy Fallon participated in a skit that spotlighted their dancing moves at various New York sporting events.
February 19, 2015 | Morgan Jones Deseret News | Hot topics
Light is a powerful force in the universe.
February 19, 2015 | Natalie Crofts KSL | Hot topics
February 19 - Lillie Mozelle Blankenship went home to be with our wonderful Lord and Savior on Tuesd
Lillie Mozelle Blankenship
February 18, 2015 | | Obituaries
When a reportedly drunken, underage bar bouncer went looking for the breaker box in a Benson Drive home Feb. 6, he didn't realize he was in the wrong house - the mayor's house.
February 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local
There was a time when veteran journalist Michele Norris used to resist covering - even talking about - Black History Month, or even anything to do with race at all.
February 18, 2015 | By JASON WERMERS and AL HACKLE Herald staff writers | Local
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - It's been more than three decades since his landmark goal became the centerpiece of the U.S. Olympic hockey team's Miracle on Ice. For 60-year-old Mike Eruzione, it still seems like only yesterday.
February 18, 2015 | By JOHN KEKIS | Sports
Probably surprising nobody, Statesboro City Council has denied a zoning change and a height variance needed for a gas station and a four-story hotel to be built between Georgia Southern University's Garden of the Coastal Plain and First Presbyterian Church.
February 18, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.
February 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report
INDIANAPOLIS - Prospective NFL draftees don't flinch at benching 225 pounds until exhaustion or trying to beat their personal best at the 40-yard dash. They do dread one sentence: "The doctor will see you now."
February 18, 2015 | By JIM LITKE AP Sports Writer | Sports
NEW YORK - The NBA is soaring higher than ever.
February 18, 2015 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports
How many times have you and your significant other posted about your relationship on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter? Was it a lot? Like, twice in the last few hours?
February 18, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Hot topics