• Photo of elderly couple on blind date goes viral

    Jessica Ivins, KSL.com | Updated: Thu, Apr 21, 2016

    You’re never too old for a blind date, especially when you’re young at heart.

  • How graduating with debt can affect your retirement savings

    Sam Turner, Deseret News | Updated: Tue, Apr 19, 2016

    For every dollar of student debt, you will have 35 cents less at retirement. Here are some ways you can tip the scales in your favor.

  • On the 100th birthday of the Pulitzer Prizes, many are asking for an overhaul

    Chandra Johnson, Deseret News | Updated: Wed, Apr 20, 2016

    What has changed since the inception of the awards and what some say needs to change.

  • Video: Woman shocked when dad surprises her from Middle East for dance

    Megan Marsden Christensen, KSL.com | Updated: Wed, Apr 20, 2016

    As her young daughters were preparing to go to their daddy-daughter dance, Melanie Henderson was unprepared for a welcome surprise.

  • Three takeaways parents need to know about the live-action 'Jungle Book'

    Chandra Johnson, Deseret News | Updated: Wed, Apr 20, 2016

    Disney's visually dazzling adaptation of its beloved 1967 animated feature is terrific — if parents know what to expect.

  • Have You Seen This? ‘Mixed Martial Arts and Crafts’

    Martha Ostergar, KSL.com | Updated: Tue, Apr 19, 2016

    A former UFC champion uses his gloved fists to craft with glitter while simultaneously defeating a bloodthirsty opponent. It’s an A+ for creativity and hilarity.

  • Bid or bad? The appeal and risks of buying a home at auction

    Jeff Wuorio, Deseret News | Updated: Tue, Apr 19, 2016

    Home auctions offer bidders the chance to buy property at a sharp discount. But there plenty of caveats as well.

  • NY Dems energized by nomination contest, GOP divided

    BY CHAD DAY and EMILY SWANSON, Associated Press | Published: Tue, Apr 19, 2016

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As New York voters headed to the polls Tuesday, Democrats were more likely than Republicans to say they have been energized by the primary battles within their parties. Two-thirds of Democratic voters say the contest between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has energized the party. But GOP voters hold the opposite view, saying their party has been divided by the sparring among front-runner Donald Trump, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich. According to early results of exit polls conducted for The Associated Press and television networks by Edison Research, a majority of GOP voters say the candidate with the most votes going into the convention

  • Trump, Clinton win big in NY, push closer to nomination

    BY JULIE PACE and JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press | Published: Tue, Apr 19, 2016

    Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swept to resounding victories in Tuesday's New York primary.

  • Grieving mother receives unexpected gift from Fairy Godmother

    Jessica Ivins, KSL.com | Updated: Sun, Apr 17, 2016

    A grieving mother received an unexpected dash of magic from her very own fairy godmother.

  • Dallas beats Oklahoma City 85-84, ties series 1-1

    By CLIFF BRUNT, Associated Press | Updated: Mon, Apr 18, 2016

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A putback at the buzzer by Oklahoma City's Steven Adams that would have won the game was disallowed upon review, and the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Thunder 85-84 on Monday night to even their Western Conference playoff series at one win apiece. Dallas had been embarrassed 108-70 in the opener on Saturday, but the Mavericks bounced back and held Oklahoma City to 33.7 percent shooting on Monday. Raymond Felton scored 21 points and Dirk Nowitzki added 17 for the Mavericks. Deron Williams, declared doubtful on Sunday with a left abdominal strain, scored 13 points, 11 in the game's first 5 minutes. Kevin Durant scored 21 points for Oklahoma City, but he made just 7 of 33 shots in one of the worst po

  • Do prescription drug ads help or hurt consumers seeking relief?

    Chandra Johnson, Deseret News | Updated: Mon, Apr 18, 2016

    Do direct-to-consumer ads address serious medical issues or merely drive demand for a growing industry worth billions?

  • Kawhi Leonard repeats as NBA Defensive Player of the Year

    Associated Press | Updated: Mon, Apr 18, 2016

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has won his second straight NBA Defensive Player of the Year award after helping the San Antonio Spurs have the league's best defense. Leonard beat out Draymond Green in voting Monday to become the first noncenter to win the award in consecutive seasons since Dennis Rodman in 1989-90 and 1990-91. The 6-foot-7 Leonard received 84 first-place votes and 547 points from a panel of 130 sports writers and broadcasters throughout the U.S. and Canada. Green, the Warriors' All-Star forward, was runner-up for the second straight year with 44 first-place votes and 421 points. Miami center Hassan Whiteside was third with 83 points and two first-place votes. The Spurs were a franchise-record 67-

  • 5 reasons the rich live longer than the poor

    Sam Turner, Deseret News | Updated: Thu, Apr 14, 2016

    Research shows that the rich can expect to enjoy a much longer life than their poor neighbors, and the gap is growing. Curiously, geography and education play into this disparity.

  • How your employer might give your tax information to identity thieves

    Sam Turner, Deseret News | Updated: Tue, Apr 12, 2016

    Sprouts Farmers Market has added its name to the long list of companies who were victims of tax fraud this year, compromising the tax information of 21,000 employees. But there are a few things you can do to make sure your company isn't next.

  • What Shakespeare is still teaching us about good and evil 400 years after his death

    Chandra Johnson, Deseret News | Updated: Sun, Apr 17, 2016

    Like the Bible, Shakespeare’s works are full of moral dilemmas and religious references that still ring to true to us today. Experts say that’s because Shakespeare’s greatest inspiration was likely the Bible.

  • With revamped 'Black Panther,' Marvel ups its diversity game

    Chandra Johnson, Deseret News | Updated: Sat, Apr 16, 2016

    Marvel comics tapped Ta-Nehisi Coates to write its new look at its first and most famous black superhero.

  • Have You Seen This? Brothers trick sister into thinking zombie apocalypse has arrived

    Natalie Crofts, KSL.com | Updated: Tue, Apr 12, 2016

    Two brothers took advantage of their sister's impaired condition after oral surgery, convincing her that the zombie apocalypse had arrived in their home town.

  • Memphis hires Tubby Smith as Tigers' new basketball coach

    Associated Press | Updated: Thu, Apr 14, 2016

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis has hired Tubby Smith as its new men's basketball coach, choosing to go with a veteran to get the Tigers back to the NCAA Tournament. The university announced the hire Thursday on its athletic department's website. This becomes the sixth head coaching stop for the 64-year-old Smith, who spent the last three seasons at Texas Tech and led the Red Raiders to a 19-13 record and NCAA Tournament berth this year. Smith and Lon Kruger are the only two coaches to lead five different schools to the NCAA Tournament. Smith is 557-226 with 18 NCAA Tournament appearances, including a 1998 national title with Kentucky. He also has coached Tulsa, Georgia and Minnesota. He replaces Josh Pastner, who

  • Have You Seen This? The polar bear workout

    Martha Ostergar, KSL.com | Updated: Tue, Apr 12, 2016

    Forget CrossFit; it’s time to try the polar bear workout.




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