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What is nonprofit journalism, and is it the answer to media's woes?

What is nonprofit journalism, and is it the answer to media's woes?

What is nonprofit journalism, and is it the answer to media's woes?

With public distrust in the news media at an all-time high and a president-elect who heavily criticizes flagship media outlets as biased and corrupt, it ... » Read More
Ho ho ho! Merry ripoff! Take some precautions in a season of fraud

Ho ho ho! Merry ripoff! Take some precautions in a season of fraud

I'm a generous soul so, for the second time at Christmas, I ordered an expensive camera online and arranged for it to be picked ... » Read More
5 tips to help refrain from overeating this holiday season

5 tips to help refrain from overeating this holiday season

It's the most wonderful time of the year, in every way but one. The overabundance of junk food! This time of year is magical ... » Read More
How social media stands to heal political divides — if only we'd let it

How social media stands to heal political divides — if only we'd let it

For activist and grass-roots organizer Joan Blades, there’s one main ingredient missing from political dialogue in the wake of the 2016 election: Kindness.
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Parents and teens probably use their phones the same amount of time, study says

Parents and teens probably use their phones the same amount of time, study says

Teens aren’t the only ones using their phones in abundance. A new report found that parents spend almost as much time on their phones ... » Read More
5 steps to better meal planning

5 steps to better meal planning

Meal prep is all the rage, but is there good reason for this rage? Yes, there is. Taking a bit of time at the beginning ... » Read More
Sentimental video of little girl in 'Star Wars' mask attracts over 10 million views

Sentimental video of little girl in 'Star Wars' mask attracts over 10 million views

Have you ever felt so self-conscious that you just want to hide your face in a helmet?
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The Clean Cut: Touching new Polish ad shows grandpa learning English for his granddaughter

The Clean Cut: Touching new Polish ad shows grandpa learning English for his granddaughter

A Polish ad released last week shows a grandfather sacrificing time and effort to give his granddaughter one of the most precious gifts available: the ... » Read More
How your phone can save you money this holiday season

How your phone can save you money this holiday season

It’s December, so it's time for silver bells, snowmen and shopping.
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Have You Seen This? 583-foot basketball shot off Tower of the Americas

Have You Seen This? 583-foot basketball shot off Tower of the Americas



TOWER OF THE AMERICAS — I'll be the first to admit, basketball is not really my thing. I may have not ever watched a full ... » Read More
What kind of grandparent are you?

What kind of grandparent are you?

If you are a baby boomer, now in your 50s or 60s, you likely have another 20 good years ahead of you, and you probably ... » Read More
Don’t confuse a headache with a migraine: This could save your life

Don’t confuse a headache with a migraine: This could save your life

If you're one of the 30 million people in the United States who experience migraines at least once a year, you probably know your ... » Read More
Navigating sweets and treats during the holiday season

Navigating sweets and treats during the holiday season

It's the most wonderful time of the year … right?
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The Clean Cut: Children take on Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' in new iPhone ad

The Clean Cut: Children take on Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' in new iPhone ad

In a new ad for the iPhone 7, children act out the balcony scene from William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.”
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From fluoride to lead, how to know what's in your family's water

From fluoride to lead, how to know what's in your family's water

You don't have to live in Flint, Michigan, to worry about your family's water supply. Concern about Flint's continuing battle with lead ... » Read More
This family of 10 solves fights in an unusual way (and the world is going CRAZY about it)

This family of 10 solves fights in an unusual way (and the world is going CRAZY about it)

The Orgill family will be the first to admit they have their share of family problems – or maybe more since they have eight children. But ... » Read More
5 surprise health benefits of crying you've never heard of

5 surprise health benefits of crying you've never heard of

Sometimes we all need a good cry. We may not want to, because it makes us look vulnerable, but that doesn’t mean it’s ... » Read More
10 things your grandparents want you to know

10 things your grandparents want you to know

There’s so much about your grandparents you don’t know. You’d be surprised how much you can learn from them through a simple ... » Read More
Have You Seen This? Buses, cop car and snow plow no match for icy Canadian street

Have You Seen This? Buses, cop car and snow plow no match for icy Canadian street



MONTREAL — Located in the province of Quebec, the Canadian city of Montreal averages about 82.5 inches of snowfall a year.
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Have  You Seen This? Self-petting dog will make your day

Have You Seen This? Self-petting dog will make your day

THE DOG HOUSE — If you’ve met more than one or two dogs, you’ve probably met at least one really smart dog and at ... » Read More
Finding joy in the empty nest stage of marriage

Finding joy in the empty nest stage of marriage

The time that the last child leaves the home is often a tough time for marriage partners. The marital relationship in an empty nest takes ... » Read More
4 harmful habits that can cause back pain and how to avoid them

4 harmful habits that can cause back pain and how to avoid them

Pain in any form is bad for our daily functionality, as it reduces our ability to concentrate fully. The burning sensation that results from it ... » Read More
You might have HIV without knowing it; here are the 3 signs

You might have HIV without knowing it; here are the 3 signs

About 36.7 million people worldwide are currently living with HIV, and 1.8 million of those infected are children who contracted the disease from ... » Read More
13 Christmas ads that will get you in the Christmas spirit

13 Christmas ads that will get you in the Christmas spirit

Christmas is coming.
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Have You Seen This? Vintage candy making was hard work

Have You Seen This? Vintage candy making was hard work

NOT THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY — I don’t know about you, but I always get caught up in wonder when I learn how something is made.
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Writers question BuzzFeed's treatment of 'Fixer Upper' couple over pastor's views on gay marriage

Writers question BuzzFeed's treatment of 'Fixer Upper' couple over pastor's views on gay marriage

Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of the hit HGTV show “Fixer Upper,” have been under scrutiny this week because of their pastor's views on ... » Read More
Childhood Alzheimer's: 4 things you need to know

Childhood Alzheimer's: 4 things you need to know

Imagine your little one forgetting the things she just barely mastered: the ability to feed herself, identify shapes and letters, and to walk and talk ... » Read More
Amid controversial court case, VidAngel makes the case for family friendly movies in new video

Amid controversial court case, VidAngel makes the case for family friendly movies in new video

VidAngel hopes comedy will be its saving grace.
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Get ready: Nintendo-land is coming to Universal Orlando

Get ready: Nintendo-land is coming to Universal Orlando

A Nintendo theme park, with some of your favorite characters like Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach, is no longer a pipe dream.
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The 12 dangers of Christmas for families

The 12 dangers of Christmas for families

Your house may be child-proofed, but has it been child-proofed for Christmas?
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Working out your self-control muscles

Working out your self-control muscles

My friend invited me to go to a High Fitness class recently. I was totally motivated to go, until she texted and said she would ... » Read More
Extend holiday gratitude all year round

Extend holiday gratitude all year round

Reciting a polite “thank you” is one of the first social expectations that parents teach their children. We all know how to answer the question ... » Read More
Why we need a little Christmas

Why we need a little Christmas

Ignore all the moaning about weight gain, shopping and stress. Christmas is good for you — even more so if you profess a strong faith in ... » Read More

8 behaviors you think are love but are actually abuse

Abusers can be hard to recognize since they don’t advertise their destructive behavior. In fact, abusers are usually as smooth as butter. They do ... » Read More
Mother forgives, helps free man who shot her in the face as a teen

Mother forgives, helps free man who shot her in the face as a teen

TAMPA, Fla. — Twenty-six years after being shot in the face, a Florida woman confronted the man who pulled the trigger — with a long hug.
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New York Times columnist makes the case for Romney

New York Times columnist makes the case for Romney

Yet another columnist has made the case for Mitt Romney to become secretary of state.
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How to set up your child for first-time cellphone success

How to set up your child for first-time cellphone success

So you took all the pros and cons into consideration and have decided to buy your child that first mobile phone for Christmas.
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Android and iPhone users do have personality differences, according to study

Android and iPhone users do have personality differences, according to study

The secret is out: Android and iPhone users have personality differences.
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Creating the perfect family motto

Creating the perfect family motto

For a long time, I have wanted to create a family motto. I’ve seen other such sentiments hanging on the walls at friends' homes ... » Read More
Calm and bright: Embracing the Christmas journey

Calm and bright: Embracing the Christmas journey

This past week, up to my elbows in a burlap table runner, candles, fancy dishes, twine-wrapped utensils and a positively enormous raw turkey, I turned ... » Read More
Stars of 'Napoleon Dynamite' reunite to reintroduce Burger King's 'Cheesy Tots'

Stars of 'Napoleon Dynamite' reunite to reintroduce Burger King's 'Cheesy Tots'

One of the most quotable scenes in the 2003 film "Napoleon Dynamite" comes when Jon Heder's character, Napoleon, is sitting in class and pulling ... » Read More
The Clean Cut: 4-year-old sings 'Beauty and the Beast'

The Clean Cut: 4-year-old sings 'Beauty and the Beast'

Claire Crosby, who just turned 4, returned to YouTube as Mrs. Potts singing “Beauty and the Beast.” Beautiful costumes and stunning ballroom shots from the ... » Read More
Have You Seen This? 4-year-old beautifully sings Angela Lansbury’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Have You Seen This? 4-year-old beautifully sings Angela Lansbury’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’



BELLE'S ENCHANTED CASTLE — Four-year-old Claire Ryann Crosby has enchanted us several times before, and this time she's back in honor of the upcoming ... » Read More
Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life

Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life

STARS HOLLOW — If ever there were a fictional town that I wanted to live in, it would be the kooky little town of Stars Hollow ... » Read More
Santa can’t get you that special gift this year, so he’s sending apology letters

Santa can’t get you that special gift this year, so he’s sending apology letters

Santa is so sorry he can’t get you that special gift. So, to make up for it, he’s sending you an apology letter.
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Cookbook review: 'Scandinavian Gatherings' provides delightful introduction to Nordic culture

Cookbook review: 'Scandinavian Gatherings' provides delightful introduction to Nordic culture

"SCANDINAVIAN GATHERINGS: From Afternoon Fika to Midsummer Feast — 70 Simple Recipes & Crafts for Everyday Celebrations," by Melissa Bahen, Sasquatch Books, $24.99, 231 pages
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Gifts for everyone on your list — from the foodie to the philanthropist

Gifts for everyone on your list — from the foodie to the philanthropist

While Santa's been busy with his naughty and nice list, the Deseret News has been doing a little compiling, too, scouring store shelves, searching ... » Read More
I wish my kids had real PE

I wish my kids had real PE

Upon returning home from school, my son Ace, who is in the fourth grade, excitedly announced that the next day his class would be running ... » Read More
4 ways to help your kids unplug

4 ways to help your kids unplug

In today's world, children are exposed to vast amounts of technology. An estimated 75% of teenagers own a cell phone, and, not surprisingly, social ... » Read More
4 ways to burst the ‘filter bubble’ isolating you from different viewpoints

4 ways to burst the ‘filter bubble’ isolating you from different viewpoints

If there are two things Americans learned this election cycle, it’s that few Americans trust the news media and people are more divided along ... » Read More

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