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Why some parents — including Prince Harry and Meghan Markle — are hiring parenting coaches

SALT LAKE CITY — Cheryl Cardall has a degree in early childhood education and has read "a ton" of parenting books, but she still wasn't sure what to do when one of her children morphed into a full-blown teenager with anxiety and anger issues.

Instead of calling her mom, who had raised seven children of her own, Cardall sought help from a parenting coach near her home in Sandy, Utah.

It's Capitol Reef National Park's birthday. Here's the (documented) history of National Parks

America has a rich history of national parks, thanks to the National Park Service, which was founded on Aug. 25, 1916.

Here's a comprehensive guide about the first people who discovered, visited and established the areas that are now our 59 national parks.

Visitors to National Parks in their opening years and in 2015

Prep football: All-region teams announced for 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A

The final awards of the high school football season have been announced by the high school football coaches with the all-region teams.

The all-region teams were compiled independently by each region and submitted to the Deseret News for publication. Each region has their own criteria for determining all-region teams.

Catholic diocese posts list of priests accused of child sex abuse in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — The Diocese of Salt Lake City posted on its website Monday a list of all Catholic clergy against whom credible allegations of sexual abuse involving minors have been reported since 1950.

The names includes 17 priests, one religious brother and one seminary student.

Feds to offer Utah man accused of spying for China take-it-or-leave-it plea deal

SALT LAKE CITY — A plea deal might soon be on the table for a retired Army intelligence officer from Utah accused of selling classified national defense information to China.

But federal prosecutors told a judge Monday that if Ron Rockwell Hansen, of Syracuse, doesn't take their offer, they will file a new indictment, which could mean more criminal charges.

Dance review: After 63 years, Ballet West's 'Nutcracker' is still breath of wintery, holiday fresh air

"THE NUTCRACKER" through Dec. 29, Capitol Theater, 50 W. 200 South (801-355-ARTS or; running time: 2 hours and 10 minutes (one intermission)

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes on shortlist to become Interior secretary

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is among the finalists to succeed resigning Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

"With so many stellar public servants on the shortlist, it's an honor to even be thought of as a possible replacement," Reyes, a Republican, said in a statement. "The president should know he has our support and prayers as he makes this very important decision."

I’ll be home for Christmas (playing these 16 board games)

SALT LAKE CITY — One of the greatest gifts we can give someone is our time.

If we need a little more of that with friends and loved ones, playing a board game is a sure way to get the group together. So, if you're planning to give the gift of time — and a new game — to someone this holiday season, here are 16 games to consider when you're out shopping.

For the train enthusiast: 'Ticket to Ride'

More e-scooters could be on the way in Salt Lake City. Here's how residents feel about them so far

SALT LAKE CITY — Resident riders say they're not only having a blast, but finding ways to incorporate new, rentable e-scooters into their daily travels and want more of them in their neighborhoods, according to a just-completed survey and correspondence with Salt Lake City.

During a Christmas in 1967, this family was rescued in a Flagstaff train station. Here's how they paid it forward on the journey home

This is the first of nine winners in the Deseret News annual Christmas writing contest, "Christmas I Remember Best."

Our instinct was only to take our children home, yet we took them into darkness, hunger, and danger. Fifty years later, I still feel the metallic taste of fear and helplessness.