The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

US members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, wearing protective masks, gather at Toncontin International airport before heading home, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, March 29, 2020.

Latter-day Saints calls missionaries home amid coronavirus 


This isn’t the first time that missionaries have been called home in large numbers. It happened in World War II, when hundreds of Latter-day Saints missionaries left Europe. 

Obama’s jobs bill, GOP debate make active week

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GOP candidates ‘pile on Perry’ at the Tea Party debate

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A class of young Mormon missionaries

Mormon women are flocking to the mission, but inequalities remain


Source of video that led to Romney’s 47 percent problem comes forward

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Mass. governor allows in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants

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Massachusetts becomes the latest state to tell undocumented immigrants meeting certain criteria that they will be eligible for in-state tuition under the same guidelines as documented Massachusetts residents.

President Barack Obama says ‘best yet to come’ after winning re-election

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President Barack Obama on Tuesday won a second term, powered by a coalition of minority and youth voters. In a rousing speech to his supporters, he told Americans the “best is yet to come.” The Democrats retain control of the U.S. Senate, while Republicans control the House of Representatives.

Voting underway across the country as Americans choose between Romney, Obama

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President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, are in the final phases of their campaign. Voters across the country are not just choosing a president though, they’re electing Senators and school board members and weighing in on constitutional issues as well.

Viral video mashups play prominent role in campaign cycle

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In this election cycle, there’s been no shortage of memes. Binders full of women, horses and bayonets, and many others. Often, those memes play out in videos on YouTube, which have totally changed the election conversation.

Obama’s deportation deferral program provides legal status, no healthcare

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President Barack Obama generated positive feelings with much of the Latino community this summer when he announced a deferred deportation program for young, undocumented immigrants. But as the program is implemented, there’s a hole. Those same youths are still ineligible for healthcare coverage under the Healthcare Reform Act.