Sophie Morton

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'Zion curtain' to fall? Utah bill would scale back state's strict liquor rules

Utah's so-called Zion curtain would be torn down and customers wouldn't have to order food to get a drink if one lawmaker has his way in loosening the state's famously strict liquor laws.<p>The proposal from Rep. Kraig Powell, R-Heber City, comes just days after the Mormon church urged legislators to …

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Rare Pictures: Snow Leopards Caught in Camera Trap

Endangered big cats photographed in northern Pakistan.<p>The cat's out of the bag—or, should we say, the mountains.<p><b>Notoriously elusive snow leopards have been caught by a camera trap in northern Pakistan as part of a three-year study by scientists with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. The</b> …

Equality for women at Afghanistan's officer academy

<b>The UK's lasting legacy in Afghanistan is likely to be the Afghan National Army Officer Academy, which took in its first male officer cadets in October last year, and will admit its initial female recruits this summer. Could it play a role in improving the position of women in Afghan society?</b><p>It was …

Human Rights

Ukraine crisis: Parliament abolishes anti-protest law

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1047000/1047986_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524653933_975b8fd24e667840c77861c843bbf06e<p><b>The Ukrainian parliament has voted overwhelmingly to annul controversial anti-protest legislation.</b><p>The decision comes less than two weeks after the …

Europe

NBC News poll: Pessimism defines the state of the union

As President Barack Obama enters his sixth year in the White House, 68 percent of Americans say the country is either stagnant or worse off since he took office, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.<p>Just 31 percent say the country is better off, and a deep pessimism continues …

The Grammys Aren’t Racist, They Just Don't Know Much About Hip-Hop

Look at the history, it's embarrassing.<p>With the exception of Frank Ocean at the 2013 Brit Awards, the people in charge of award shows are nearly always one hundred percent wrong about who they choose to win, and the people critiquing them are nearly always one hundred percent right.<p>This has long …

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

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