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Houston, we have a problem. Or at least, we had a problem. That was until a little mystery involving outer space, the Apollo program and telephone poles was solved earlier this week. A couple of months ago, my friend, Huntington Beach Marine Safety Chief...
YOUR WEEKEND FRIDAY: BC Playhouse presents Joseph Kesselring's comedy "Arsenic & Old Lace" Friday and Saturday, in addition to Oct. 29 and 30. All shows start at 7 p.m. on the campus of Brethren Christian High School, 21141 Strathmoor Lane, Huntington...
They have to wear a suit and tie practically everyday and are only permitted to use the phone to call their parents, but even then only on Christmas and Mother's Day. Interaction between sexes is limited, so dating is out and even flirting isn't...
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ST. GEORGE, Utah — Zach Bowers' cultural education included a battle of wills over a simple task: how to mop the kitchen floor. Just when the teenager thought he was done with the weekly chore, Debbie Hofhines would loom like a drill sergeant,...
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a message for the Boy Scouts of America's plan to allow gay Scouts: We're fine with it. The Mormon Church, which has historically opposed same-sex marriage, said Thursday that it supported the Scouts'...
Last week, the executive committee of the Boy Scouts of America made a proposition: Yes to gay youth and no to gay leaders. After "the most comprehensive listening exercise in its history," the BSA's executive committee conceded gay boys interested in...
Some intruder picked the wrong house to menace. That’s what happened this week when a gate-crasher in Salt Lake City came face to face with a Mormon bishop — wielding a Samurai sword. Kent Hendrix's teenage son pounded on his bedroom door,...
The newer, smaller and more centrally organized a religion is, the less prone it is to reformed versions breaking away. It also helps if the religion's followers form an insular group, to one extent or another, away from the tug of societal trends....
For the first time in memory, a woman has led a prayer at the major conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City. Jean A. Stevens offered the closing prayer for more than 100,000 Mormons gathered Saturday for the...
Over the past 103 years, America's churches have built the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) into the nation's most successful youth group — which makes it remarkable that the BSA stands ready to let gays join Scouting, thus publicly renouncing the wishes...
The Religion WorldThe Salt Lake Tribune religion reporter Peggy Fletcher Stack writes that Pope Benedicts' decision to retire, rather than die in office, has Mormons talking about whether that could happen to the leader of the Latter-Day Saints? With the resignation of...
This post has been updated, as indicated below.The National Assn. to Advance Fat Acceptance calls it "appalling" that the new season of "The Biggest Loser" will include young teenagers. Season 14 of NBC's reality weight-loss competition begins Sunday night and will include three teenagers -- two 13-...
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