Jesse Hyde is the editor of Deseret Magazine. A graduate of Brigham Young University and the journalism school at Columbia University, he has reported from Haiti, Ethiopia, Russia and many other spots around the globe.

It’s been surprisingly difficult to find work-life balance in a pandemic-ridden world.
We convened some of the nation’s leading writers, politicians, religious leaders and thinkers to find specific pathways to common ground.
Sister Dorothy’s death drew international attention and was seen as a test of Brazil’s justice system in the Amazon, which has long had a reputation for corruption.
In a series of interviews in Moscow and at his home in Salt Lake City, Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. talks about the loss of his father, whether he’d ever run for president, and whether the Kremlin has dirt on President Trump.
In a Deseret News exclusive, reporter Jesse Hyde went to Moscow to meet with U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman, Jr.. In a series of conversations, Huntsman goes inside the Helsinki summit and reveals for the first time his own personal challenge.
As March Madness gets underway this week, the Deseret News charts the journey of former College Player of the Year Jimmer Fredette from the NBA lottery to the G League to China, and the unexpected soul-searching that followed.
Despite heated differences among locals about the fate of the Bears Ears national monument, locals agree that the current process leaves them in a state of limbo, and that the result could harm a fragile and precious land.
In September 2016, two 13-year-old friends in Park City died after overdosing on “pink,” a synthetic opioid from China. Their deaths revealed how the opioid crisis afflicts even affluent communities.
Iceland once had one of the worst rates for teen substance abuse in Western Europe. A revolutionary program changed that by encouraging parents to spend more time with their children and pumping money into arts, music and sports.
Special report: The illicit drug trade is undergoing a seismic shift, with Utah in the middle of the deadly trade of the opioid fentanyl. This is the first in an ongoing series about this modern-day plague.
As soon as one illicit substance is banned, chemists at clandestine labs slightly tweak the molecular structure to produce something intended to deliver a similar high.
Hatch’s loyalty to Trump, even during the “Access Hollywood” scandal, has resulted in a close relationship with the new president. Here’s how that relationship — and the efforts of the Utah delegation — led to an executive order.
Jason Chaffetz rose to prominence as the chief antagonist of Democrats as chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. But when Donald Trump got elected everything changed. Chaffetz now says he won’t seek re-election. Here’s why.
“A lot of people see politics as chess. I play checkers. There’s strategy in checkers, but it’s very upfront. I’m not thinking six moves ahead. I got this move and I need to move to that spot. If you’re in front of me, I jump over.
Doug Wilks is the 30th editor of the Deseret News. He takes over at a time of rapid transformation and new challenges for the paper and the journalism industry
Most youths who take their lives display mental health, behavioral or substance abuse problems, but a small percentage are high achievers whose suicides come as a surprise. Here’s what one high school is doing to save those kids’ lives.
This week, Hillary Clinton said she’d turn the economy over to her husband if elected president. How that would work is unclear, but so far Clinton has offered far more specific economic proposals than her rivals. What impact would they have?
Donald Trump has claimed his economic policies would jump-start the U.S. economy and create millions of jobs. His critics say he’d push the country into recession, or worse.
To celebrate Earth Day, Apple is launching a special one-week program called Apps for Earth in which proceeds from certain apps will go to the World Wide Fund for Nature. But will it make much of a difference?
China is dealing with a “demographic time bomb” as its population ages and its emerging economy needs younger workers, and more of them.
There’s also a strong correlation between hunger and gender inequalities. According to the World Food Program, the countries with the highest rates of gender inequality also have the highest rates of hunger.
A new study argues that one of the unintended consequences of welfare reform is the dramatic increase in families with children living on cash incomes of $2 a day or less.
Research shows that people relate to the suffering of one as a tragedy, but tune out broader suffering as a statistic. Is there a way to help people care about distant problems and global poverty?
Thanksgiving was a week away, Christmas around the corner, and I was thousands of miles away from my family, standing in the courtyard of a home that somehow survived the greatest storm that had ever hit land.
Stories of heartache and survival put focus clearly on the importance of family helping family.
Much of the international media have moved on, now that the bodies have been removed from the streets. But one Spanish Fork man here to help knows the real work is just beginning in the Philippines.
As the international recovery effort enters its second week, the attention of LDS church leaders here is to get water, food, blankets and more to those in need, particularly in hard-to-reach villages.
For 10 LDS sister missionaries trapped in the rising waters of Typhoon Haiyan, fear gave way to faith in a dramatic story of survival
Over the past two years, Shelley Clay has helped 220 people like Malkaline through an innovative nonprofit program called the Apparent Project, which she runs out of her house in Port-Au-Prince.
Nearly two and half years after the earthquake, throughout Port Au Prince, there are dozens of innovative rebuilding programs in nearly every neighborhood, sponsored by private charities, churches and government organizations. To the aid workers who have been here from the beginning, it feels like things are finally starting to get better.