Judge Kern said the state's law is "arbitrary and irrational"
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Tuesday 12 March 2013
As rock samples show evidence of life on the Red Planet, scientists and enthusiasts live like astronauts far closer to home, in the harsh terrain of Utah's desert
Photography book of the week: Black Maps - American Landscape and the Apocalyptic Sublime, By David Maisel
Sunday 03 March 2013
"These photographs," writes David Maisel, one of a group of landscape photographers dubbed "the New Topographics", "depict the landscape of the American West as the site of human-induced trauma."
Sunday 13 January 2013
The lives of Latter Day Saints
Friday 07 December 2012
Curtis Allgier, a neo-Nazi and inmate of Utah Department of Corrections offered a oddly affecting plea when sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for killing a prison guard five years ago. He said: "Just because I've got tattoos on my face and I'm proud of my race, I'm not some violent monster."
Sunday 25 November 2012
Saturday 10 November 2012
For the chairman and chief executive of Murray Energy, an Ohio-based coal company, the reelection of President Barack Obama was no cause for celebration. It was a time for prayer — and layoffs.
Friday 02 November 2012
Romney has promised to do two things on his first day in office – and there are plenty of jobs to fill
Thursday 25 October 2012
Wednesday 24 October 2012
For the newest members of the dot-com millionaires club, money grows on family trees. A Mormon company have cashed in after their genealogy service agreed to a £1bn buyout lead by UK investors excited by a global roots-finding trend boosted by, among other celebrities, Gwyneth Paltrow.
Friday 13 July 2012
An autistic man survived in the desert for three weeks on a diet of frogs and roots, US authorities have said.
Thursday 14 June 2012
As novelist and critic, American writer Francine Prose has always gloried in a robust wit and heretical spirit that set her at odds with the po-faced pieties of the US literary scene.
Friday 01 June 2012
If drinkers in Idaho fancy having Five Wives, they will now have to go elsewhere: regulators in the state have banned the sale of the humorously titled vodka after deeming it offensive to Mormons.
Saturday 10 March 2012
Injured later, he wrote in his diary, 'Attack. Rough! Got hit. Million dollar wound.On way back'
Friday 02 March 2012
Three American siblings have equalled a world record set in the 1960s by each being born on three consecutive leap year days.
Monday 27 February 2012
Tom Bradby has been shot during riots in Indonesia, he has reported from Northern Ireland at the height of the troubles, and he has unwittingly triggered the biggest crisis in the British media for a generation. But the ITV News Political Editor has found a new terror – attending film premieres as a guest of honour.
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
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Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
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