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Here's a look at today's top stories from across the Web that highlight faith, family, education, media, causes and moneywise.

Here’s a look at today’s top stories from across the Web that highlight faith, family, education, media, causes and moneywise.


Here's our daily list of articles from across the Web about family and faith-related topics as well as our other four areas of emphasis: education, causes, media and moneywise.

Some of these stories will find their way to The Pulse, a curated list of the top news stories of the day on our homepage. Others will pop up in our articles. So scan the entire email or focus on the section that interests you most, and don't forget to send us your feedback. For tips and suggestions, email hscribner@deseretdigital.com.


Let’s find common ground for strengthening American families — The Washington Post

Parents of superstars say make your kids’ passions—not your own dreams—your guide — Quartz

National Guardsman marks end of Afghanistan deployment with surprise homecoming with family — Fox News

Mapping the spread of U.S. baby names over the past 100 years — CityLab

Prison born — The Atlantic

Toddlers carrying out restorative justice — Pacific Standard

Over two-thirds of Americans overweight: study — Business Standard

Skinny jeans given health warning — BBC

For a 63-year-old, one workout a day isn’t enough — The Wall Street Journal

Why I chose a life without breasts after cancer — Quartz


Hundreds of thousands of Italians hit streets to protest gender theory education — Aleteia

Take a hike to do your heart and spirit good — NPR

Immortalized as ‘The Woman In Gold,’ how a young Jew became a secular icon — NPR

Mother Teresa’s successor, Sister Nirmala Joshi, dies at 81 — TIME

Clementa Pinckney, a martyr of reconciliation — The Atlantic

Pope Francis’s new encyclical isn’t what you think — The Federalist

Pope Francis, the Earth is not my sister — The Federalist

Can we really know our pastors? — The American Conservative

Formed by war: Combat wounds the soul, but the gospel offers hope — Christianity Today

Jesus is better than war — Christianity Today

7 practical things the church can do for veterans — Christianity Today


Cyberbullying linked to risk of depression in kids and teens: research review — CTV News

School scrambles to preserve newly discovered chalkboards from 1917 — NPR

Grading the Common Core: No teaching experience required — The New York Times

When high school means a build-it-yourself education — The Atlantic

15 books for recent graduates — TIME

A community college at the center of an Oregon recovery story — The Atlantic

Why professors are becoming scared of their students — The Daily Signal

How colleges stop depressed students from returning to campus — BuzzFeed


The gospel is not clickbait — Relevant

The sacrament of penance and Hollywood — The Catholic Thing

‘Jurassic World’ becomes fastest film to reach $1 billion at worldwide box office — ComicBook.com

James Horner: Oscar-winning Titanic composer dies in crash — BBC

12 iconic movie scores and songs by composer James Horner — BuzzFeed

‘Inside Out’ had the biggest opening ever for an original movie — Relevant

Why it matters that ‘Inside Out’s protagonist is a girl — not a princess — TIME

Taylor Swift almighty — The Atlantic

Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova’s rise inspires Hollywood film — Bleacher Report

‘Emotional’ robot sells out in a minute — CNN

FDA approves device that helps blind see with tongue — Newsweek

Apple iOS updates point to larger iPad — Fortune

The Internet that was (and still could be) — The Atlantic

Why women aren’t welcome on the Internet — Pacific Standard

Google is doing something about revenge porn that it should have done years ago — Mic


How Riet Schumack is helping revitalize Detroit, one garden at a time — The Huffington Post

The distressing reality of minimum wage and rentals in the U.S. — The Huffington Post

Hundreds of children in Nepal are at risk for trafficking after earthquake. Here’s who’s helping — The Huffington Post

Working a million hours to heal a city — The Atlantic

America’s most promising pro-jobs policy — CityLab

Boys to men: Fathers, family, and opportunity — The Brookings Institute


When sex doesn’t sell: How faith influences what we buy — ARDA

Millennials: The money-conscious generation? — Forbes

Working mothers who make it all work — The Wall Street Journal

Working moms have more successful daughters and more caring sons, Harvard Business School study says — Quartz

The lovely lies we tell ourselves about the women hired to raise us — Quartz

A world without work — The Atlantic

America’s fantasy of a four-day workweek — The Atlantic

5 (mostly) free ways you can advance your career this weekend — Forbes

It pays to be nice — The Atlantic

Study: If you always use a specific number when you negotiate, you’re doing it wrong — Quartz

Five things never to tell your subordinates — Forbes

Why offices full of ping-pong tables and video games might be onto something — FastCo Design

Why culture matters for startups - Q&A with culture influencer Cosmin Gheorghe — Forbes

Don’t give away your best ideas at the job interview — Forbes

When do Americans think they’ll actually retire? — The Atlantic

Ask Matt: Can I save too much for retirement? — USA Today

Amazon is America’s best company. Says who? You! — CNN Money

Eddy Cue: Apple’s dad-dancing problem-solver — BBC

Herb Scribner is a writer for Deseret News National. Send him an email at hscribner@deseretdigital.com or follow him on Twitter @herbscribner.