'Unicorns are everywhere': Cartoonist Dana Simpson shares lessons on friendship in comic strip 'Phoe
Hitting someone with a rock may be an unconventional way to make friends, but it works for 9-year-old Phoebe when an errant stone she skips across a pond collides with the face of a unicorn named Marigold Heavenly Nostrils.
March 29, 2015 | Rachel Brutsch Deseret News | National
ITHACA, New York — Dust from supernova explosions survives to serve as "seed material" for new planets, according to a new study.
March 28, 2015 | Natalie Crofts KSL | National
In honor of Disneyland Park's 60th anniversary, the Disney Parks YouTube channel released a time-lapse video of the construction of the beloved destination.
March 28, 2015 | Sarah Sanders Petersen Deseret News | National
The latest collection of turkeys being roasted by “Mystery Science Theater 3000” is in release this week, along with five vintage films making their debuts on DVD and Blu-ray.
March 28, 2015 | Chris Hicks Deseret News | National
Giving in to the temptation to talk with friends or answer texts while driving holds serious consequences for teens behind the wheel, according to a new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, which found that six in 10 car crashes involving teen drivers were linked to distracted driving.
March 27, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | National
So my twin boys recently had a late-night 14th birthday bash, and they wanted to watch a scary movie with all of their friends. But there wasn’t much to choose from since they’re not big fans of horror flicks and anything R-rated was out of consideration from the outset.
March 27, 2015 | Jim Bennett Deseret News | National
Are there moments you feel a slight distance between you and your spouse? Do you worry that distance means your partner no longer loves you? My husband and I felt this way early in our marriage, and it took a while before we decided to openly discuss how we felt. We understood the distance had nothing to do with how much we loved each other and a lot to do with a lack of time together. We hadn't noticed how the extracurricular activities and overtime at work had consumed most of our personal time, greatly reducing our time together.
March 27, 2015 | Mayra Bitsko FamilyShare | National
All moms are working moms — they just might not get a big paycheck for everything they're doing. Raising children is the hardest, most rewarding job you'll ever do. But if there are bills to pay or you want to keep career skills fresh while staying at home with your kids, there ARE work options.
March 27, 2015 | Trina Boice FamilyShare | National
“Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter” could have played out a couple of ways. On paper, it has the potential to be an oddball comedy, and it definitely has its funny moments. Instead, “Kumiko” takes its oddness very seriously, leaving the audience slightly bemused.
March 27, 2015 | Josh Terry Deseret News | National
Information for parents about the film "Home":
March 27, 2015 | Shawn O'Neill Deseret News | National
Postpartum depression — feelings of sadness that can occur after childbirth — isn't just something new mothers experience, but new fathers, too.
March 27, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | National
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 | National
Twitter is expanding beyond its 140 character tweets and is making a move into venture capital, investing in a company that wants to compete with Google's Android mobile operating system.
March 27, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | National
THE AIR UP THERE — I don’t know about you, but I grew up in a house where making paper airplanes was a rite of passage. There was even a time when any rectangle of paper was immediately folded into a plane.
March 27, 2015 | Martha Ostergar KSL | National
Sleep deprivation and college have gone hand-in-hand for decades. Pulling all-nighters, socializing, part-time jobs all combine to make sleep an inconvenience rather than a necessity.
March 27, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | National
Archive site results
Saturday's 83rd running of the Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races at the Springdale Race Course in Camden will begin with the first of six races taking the starter's flag at 1:30 p.m. The gates to the course open to the public at 9 a.m.
March 27, 2015 | | Equine
Bargain basement purchases, horses with Camden ties and an Irish import making its first start over fences on this side of the Atlantic. What more could you ask for in a jump race?
March 27, 2015 | Tom Didato | Equine
Playing a veteran Spring Valley tennis squad is challenging enough for a young team which is at full strength. Take out your second singles player and the task becomes even more formidable.
March 25, 2015 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle
Officially, Minimambo carried jockey Rosemary Homeister and 120 pounds on her back in Saturday's fifth race, a $16,500 maiden claimer run at Tampa Bay Downs.
March 25, 2015 | Tom Didato | Equine
Five novice jumpers are expected to take the starter's flag for Saturday's $75,000 Carolina Cup steeplechase race after entries were accepted Monday by the National Steeplechase Association.
March 25, 2015 | Tom Didato | Equine
Camden's strong start to the softball season continued on Saturday with the Lady Bulldogs finishing with a 3-1 record and taking second place to host Lewisville in the Lewisville Lions Tournament played in Richburg.
March 25, 2015 | | Camden High/Middle
It turned out to be a good week after all.
March 23, 2015 | | North Central High/Middle
Monday: Camden at Irmo (G – 4 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at Lugoff-Elgin (G – 4 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at North Central (TEN – 5 p.m.); Hartsville at Camden (BB – 6:30 p.m.); West Florence at Lugoff-Elgin (GSOC – 7 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at Ben Lippen (BB – 7 p.m.)
March 23, 2015 | | Seasonal Sports
March 23, 2015 | | Camden High/Middle
Having come close to a no-hitter, Camden's Kennedi Stokes was forced to settle for the pitching victory as the Camden softball team stayed unbeaten through three games with an 8-1 win over visiting Dreher on Friday night.
March 23, 2015 | | Camden High/Middle
Everything about it reeked of "trap" game. But Camden High baseball coach Denny Beckley would have none of that talk following his team's 3-2 come-from-behind victory over visiting Dreher Friday night.
March 23, 2015 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle
It’s been 30 years since “Clue” first hit movie theaters.
March 21, 2015 | Travis Poppleton KSL | National
THE RING — News recently broke that acclaimed director Martin Scorsese will direct a biopic about heavyweight legend Mike Tyson with Academy Award-winner Jamie Foxx playing the controversial pugilist.
March 21, 2015 | John Clyde KSL | National
Excess feelings of loneliness have been shown to shorten your lifespan and weaken your immune system. The health risks of loneliness even rival obesity, as Deseret News National's Lois Collins pointed out on Mar. 14.
March 21, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | National
Yesterday was National Proposal Day. Did you pop the question? Did your significant other say yes?
March 21, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | National