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Americans oppose online surveillance, but not all are concerned

Americans are losing confidence in online government surveillance programs, a new Pew Research Center survey has found, but not as many are changing their habits because of it.

March 25, 2015 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News | State, National News


Taylor Swift buys .porn and .adult domain names to protect her body image

Taylor Swift purchased two domain names this week — TaylorSwift.porn and TaylorSwift.adult — as a preventive measure against Internet users who might use her name to promote adult-related content, according to the BBC.

March 24, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News


Bill would make smoking in vehicle with kids illegal

As I write, the General Assembly has passed the 30th legislative day, or "Crossover Day," as it's commonly called. Any legislation that hasn't crossed over to the House or Senate is dead until we reconvene next year. For the remainder of the session, we will focus on reviewing House bills that crossed over to the Senate.

March 24, 2015 | By State Sen. Ben Watson | State, National News


'You can't handle the truth': 96 percent of Americans admit to lying

Editor's note: This article is part of "The Ten Today," a series that examines the Ten Commandments in modern society. This story explores the ninth commandment: "Thou shalt not bear false witness."

March 24, 2015 | Amy Choate-Nielsen Deseret News | State, National News


The Instagram effect: How the psychology of envy drives consumerism

Editor's note: This article is part of "The Ten Today," a series that examines the Ten Commandments in modern society. This story explores the tenth commandment: "Thou shalt not covet."

March 24, 2015 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | State, National News


Census testing digital nose-count in area

The U.S. Census Bureau is in the middle of an experiment to see if online data collection in the next nose-count of Americans.

March 24, 2015 | By Jessica Leigh Lebos Correspondent | State, National News


Meeting today on offshore drilling

The federal agency considering permitting the search for oil and gas deposits off the Georgia Coast and then possibly drilling for them has set a public meeting for today in Savannah.

March 24, 2015 | Staff Report | State, National News


Despite wage setbacks, economy is recovering

A recent Pew Research Center article reports that the U.S. economy in indeed growing and making a resurgence despite some setbacks.

March 24, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | State, National News


'The Jinx' makes good TV, but does it deliver justice?

Lovers of the hit true-crime podcast "Serial" and HBO subscribers have been hailing "The Jinx," the gripping HBO crime documentary that earned the network more than 1 million viewers for its Sunday finale.

March 23, 2015 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News | State, National News


Not all American women object to domestic violence

One out of every 10 American women feel domestic violence is justifiable — even though a vast majority of the United States (84.6 percent) disapproves of domestic abuse completely, according to the newly-released World Values Survey. The survey specifically asked whether survey participants found a man beating his wife “justifiable” or not.

March 22, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News


Miley Cyrus gets serious about homelessness

Miley Cyrus has taken her passion for youth homelessness to the Governor’s office of New York State.

March 22, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | State, National News


Date night — the secret to a happy and long-lasting marriage

Yesterday was National Proposal Day. Did you pop the question? Did your significant other say yes?

March 21, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News


5 times family members received a gift from a loved one after their death

There really isn’t a perfect time to get over a loved one.

March 21, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News


Trailer released for next John Green movie, 'Paper Towns'

HOLLYWOOD — Fans of “The Fault in Our Stars” can gear up for another John Green book-to-movie adaptation coming this summer.

March 20, 2015 | Megan Marsden Christensen KSL | State, National News


Lego criticized for offering girls beauty tips

Should a girl under 12 care how flattering her hair is?

March 20, 2015 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News | State, National News


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Can New York City end homelessness by 2020?

The biggest city in America is known for bright lights and big money, but it's also known for a problem that takes a little sheen off the Big Apple — homelessness.

April 19, 2015 | Lane Anderson Deseret News | State, National News


New trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” hints at the importance of family

If there’s one thing to takeaway from the new teaser trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” it’s that the force is strong in families.

April 18, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News


How parents can keep family screen time under control

Technology consultant and parent blogger Janell Burley Hofmann is the first to say that parenting in the digital age isn’t easy — she has different policies for each of her five children, who range in age from first grade to high school.

April 18, 2015 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News | State, National News


Have You Seen This? ‘Lion cut’ for dog gone wrong

DOGGONNIT TOWN — If you are a living creature, you probably use specific tactics to help you stay cool in the summer or warm in the winter.

April 18, 2015 | Martha Ostergar KSL | State, National News


What causes do men care about? Kids, and moustaches

The Golden Halo Awards are given every year to exceptional marketing campaigns for causes — kind of like the CLIO's for charities — and the winners get recognized in Advertising Age.

April 18, 2015 | Lane Anderson Deseret News | State, National News


Teens build village of tiny houses for Seattle homeless

Incomes in Seattle have steadily risen, making it one of the wealthiest places in the country, but at the same time, homelessness has been on the rise, too.

April 18, 2015 | Lane Anderson Deseret News | State, National News


Longer car loans might wreck your finances

If you're in the market for a new car, you might be tempted to take out a longer loan for lower payments.

April 16, 2015 | Bill Gephardt KSL | State, National News


Have You Seen This? Vine impressionist captures Robin Williams

JUMANJI — Even before his death last year, Robin Williams was often copied in homage. His motormouth, nonstop style and his singular movements made him ripe for impressionist picking.

April 16, 2015 | Martha Ostergar KSL | State, National News


What it's like for a poor kid at Harvard

Getting into an Ivy League college can be the chance of a lifetime. But for some low-income students, it comes with a price of loneliness and isolation.

April 16, 2015 | Lane Anderson Deseret News | State, National News


Do taxes help income inequality? These Legos hold the answer

Does the federal tax system help reduce income inequality? Yes, but only to a certain extent.

April 15, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News


Right shopping apps can save money, consumer expert says

More consumers are using their smartphones during their trips to the grocery store. The right apps can save time and money, experts say.

April 14, 2015 | Bill Gephardt KSL | State, National News


Two-thirds of the world considers itself religious

Two-thirds of the world’s population considers itself to be religious, according to a new poll from WIN/Gallup International.

April 14, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News


10 happiest jobs in America

Want a successful marriage? Make sure you and your spouse are happy. Lois Collins of Deseret News National reported that when spouses, especially wives, are happier, the marriage lasts longer.

April 13, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News


Why car insurance costs less for married couples than it does for single people

The wedding, the honeymoon, children, pets, vacations — the list of what costs married couples a pretty penny goes on and on.

April 12, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News


If you don't want a costly wedding, stay away from New York state

The Knot, a marriage resource website and magazine, released its 2014 report on weddings and found that New York leads the way as the most expensive place to get hitched, according to a press release from PR Newswire.

April 12, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | State, National News


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