May 22, 2019 12:16 pm MDTParents of deceased West Point cadet can use his sperm to father children, judge rules A New York judge has ruled that the parents of a West Point cadet who died in February can use his sperm to produce a child. The decision could open the door to other cases of posthumous reproduction, analysts say.
May 17, 2019 12:00 pm MDT'Unplanned': Meet the mom of 7 behind the anti-abortion film Abby Johnson, the woman behind the 'Unplanned' movie, spoke recently with the Deseret News about the strict abortion laws sweeping the country and why Times Square was unusually quiet on a recent Saturday afternoon.
May 16, 2019 3:17 pm MDTBabies that could fit in a coffee cup are increasingly surviving. Do 'micropreemies' change the abortion debate? Medical advances are helping premature babies survive at ages that would have doomed them a few decades ago. What does it take for a "micropreemie" to survive, and what effect are these tiny babies having on the abortion debate?
May 12, 2019 10:00 pm MDTIs the endgame for human beings in sight? If so, these people think they know how to change it Human beings have been downgraded by 'technology' that plays to our worst instincts, says a group advocating for "humane technology." If our endgame is in sight, these are the steps they believe we should take to change the future.
May 8, 2019 10:00 pm MDTShrouded in secrecy: A beloved Utah mother and grandmother died after having liposuction. Why do so few people know? A mother of five and grandmother of 20 went to a family physician for liposuction. The next morning, she was dead. Does this tragedy call for a closer look at the ever-widening pool of providers who offer cosmetic surgery?
May 7, 2019 10:00 pm MDTA Catholic charity said 'no thanks' to a donation from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Should nonprofits reject donations on moral grounds? A Catholic charity based in Rhode Island turned down a $100,000 donation from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who has been charged with solicitation. When should bad behavior of a donor become more important than the good a donation can do?
May 2, 2019 10:00 pm MDTHow you can be unfaithful to your spouse without having an affair One out of 5 Americans are hiding a bank account or credit card from their partner or spouse. Financial infidelity can be as damaging to a relationship as an affair, marriage experts say. Could "financial therapy" help?
Apr 28, 2019 10:10 pm MDTEconomists believe the U.S. will go cashless within the lifetime of millennials. But will it come at a cost? Some economists believe the U.S. will go cashless within the lifetime of millennials. But eliminating coins and paper currency comes with a cost to the poor, and some people say it's a sign of the end times.
Apr 26, 2019 1:30 pm MDTElizabeth Warren wants to forgive college students' debts. But is it ethical? Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has proposed sweeping forgiveness of student loans as part of her plan to make college more affordable for Americans. But the plan is under fire, not just because of its costs, but because of ethical issues.
Apr 24, 2019 10:00 pm MDTHere's why — and how — to observe a digital Sabbath The number of people who worry that they spend too much time on their phone has tripled in recent years, according to a new Deseret News poll. One solution is observing a digital Sabbath, and experts say you can start slowly.