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In the moments before Jennifer Zobair converted to Islam, she had one pressing question for the imam, about a verse in the Quran that seemed to give husbands permission to beat their wives. Is that really what it means, asked …

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  • Mary Roy, of Potosi, Mo., holds a rosary in support of a pro-life rally, Tuesday, July 21, 2015, outside a Planned Parenthood building in St. Louis. Anti-abortion activists on Tuesday released a second undercover video aimed at discrediting Planned Parenthood's procedures for providing fetal tissue to researchers. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP) Commentary: Don’t blame Planned Parenthood for our abortion culture
    If you were repulsed by the viral video of Planned Parenthood discussing shipping fetal tissue to medical research labs, you’re not alone. But you kno...
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  • Trevor Noah speaks during the Scott D. Pierce: New ‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah might just pull it off
    Trevor Noah is a smart guy. He knows he’s got his work cut out for him. Following Jon Stewart as the host of “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central isn’t...
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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Wiz Khalifa and Fall Out Boy perform at USANA Amphitheatre on Thursday night, July 30, 2015. Gallery: Wiz Khalifa, Fall Out Boy shine at USANA
    West Valley City • The differences were stark. Jarring, even. Wiz Khalifa, donned in white head-to-toe, rhymed with style and ease into a golden micro...
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Chase Rice is the opener for Kenny Chesney and The Big Revival Tour. The shows comes to EnergySolutions arena on Thursday, Aug. 6. Concert preview: Chase Rice ready to roll as Kenny Chesney’s Big Revival Tour sets up in Salt Lake
    Chase Rice grew up as member of a self-proclaimed “Florida Ski Team,” one of several families that came to Utah each year to enjoy the state’s world-f...
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The Provo City Library, in conjunction with the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature in Abilene, Texas, is host to the largest collection of original Golden Books art to be displayed in public. The show, displayed on he fourth floor of the library, will run through Sept. 23. Admission is free. Still worth their weight, Little Golden Books celebrated in Provo Library exhibit
    In 1961 Parade Magazine published a photograph of the new first lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, and her daughter, Caroline, sitting together on a step. Caro...
    Updated Jul 31 2015 02:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby gestures during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, Sean P. Means: Learning to listen to Cosby’s victims
    The first thing that hit me Monday morning was the cover photo, assembled portraits of 35 women, sitting on chairs, looking straight ahead with deadly...
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  • Review: Bebe Rexha — ‘Hey Mama,’ ‘Monster’ songwriter — shines on debut EP
    Bebe Rexha may not have originally received on-screen credit as the vocalist behind David Guetta and Nicki Minaj’s latest smash, “Hey Mama” — which Re...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 05:12 pm   |     |   Share
    Season tickets to Pioneer Theatre Company about more than saving money
    Every season ticket to the Pioneer Theatre Company’s 2015-2016 season is more than just admittance, according to Artistic Director Karen Azenberg. T...
    Updated Jun 30 2015 03:51 pm   |     |   Share

  • Alison Mosshart of The Kills performs at the El Rey Theatre on Monday, July 27, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP) Out & About: The Kills at Twilight, Slightly Stoopid, Kenny Chesney, Michael Franti and much more
    Taylor Hicks Blues/soul singer Taylor Hicks, who won season 5 of “American Idol,” will perform. When • Friday night, 8 Where • Draper Ampitheater, ...
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  • This photo provide by Disney shows Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow in a scene from Marvel's Invisible Women? Hollywood’s female superhero problem
    Los Angeles • Batman. Spider-Man. Iron Man. Ant-Man. The list of male superheroes starring in their own big-screen escapades is bigger than Tony Stark...
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  • This undated image released by Allied Live shows the cast of the musical Review: Salt Lake City backdrop makes ‘Book of Mormon’ jokes land with fresh irony
    Forget Broadway. If you can set aside the profanity and crudeness, there’s no better place in the world to watch The “Book of Mormon” musical than Sal...
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Vince Neil of Mˆtley Cr¸e, performs at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. Mötley Crüe’s delayed Salt Lake City show blamed on promoter’s motley crew
    Hair-metal icons Mötley Crüe took the EnergySolutions Arena stage two and a half hours late Wednesday night. In response to tweets from fans kept outs...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 07:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this July 1945, file photo, scientists and workmen rig the world's first atomic bomb to raise it up into a 100-foot tower at the Trinity bomb test site in the desert near Alamagordo, N.M. PBS special ‘The Bomb’ seeks to tell story of atomic weapons
    The creation of the atomic bomb in a New Mexico secret city and newly restored and declassified footage will be featured in a new PBS special released...
    Updated Jul 31 2015 10:09 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Nov. 30, 2011 file photo shows television host Jon Stewart during a taping of Jon Stewart signing off ‘Daily Show’ fake newscast for real
    After more than 16 years and nearly 2,600 telecasts, Jon Stewart can feel proud of his scads of Emmys and his Peabody Award, his cultural gravitas (he...
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  • This photo provided by Magnolia Pictures shows, Mickey O'Hagan, left, and Kitana Kiki Rodriguez,  in Movie review: ‘Tangerine’ a colorful look at a transgender prostitute
    The ultra-low-budget comedy-drama “Tangerine” shows that sometimes a limitation can be liberating — and that holds true for both the dynamic character...
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  • In this image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment, Ed Helms, left, and Chris Hemsworth appear in a scene from Movie review: Griswolds ride again in up-and-down ‘Vacation’
    Funny is forgiving. If a movie can make me laugh more often than not, as the dirty-minded comedy “Vacation” does, I’m willing to overlook some faults ...
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Workers assemble human-sized LEGO sculptures at the LEGO headquarters in Billund, Denmark, in a scene from the documentary Movie review: ‘LEGO Brickumentary’ explores bond between toy and its fans
    Like the building toy it celebrates, “A LEGO Brickumentary” is a collection of interesting pieces that holds together only if you don’t pull on them t...
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  • In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Rebecca Ferguson, left, and Tom Cruise appear in a scene from New review: New ‘Mission: Impossible’ has Cruise in control
    If Tom Cruise worked any harder at entertaining a movie audience, he would be buttering everyone’s popcorn and directing patrons to their seats. Cruis...
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  • A Movie review: ‘Stanford Prison Experiment’ walks line between exposure and exploitation
    The line between depicting horrific behavior and wallowing in it gets exceedingly blurry in “The Stanford Prison Experiment,” a sure-to-be-polarizing ...
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  • This photo provided by Sony Pictures Classics shows, from left, Imogene Wolodarsky as Amelia Stuart, Mark Ruffalo as Cam Stuart, and Ashley Aufderheide as Faith Stuart, in a scene from the film, Movie review: Ruffalo plays ups and downs of manic depression in ‘Infinitely Polar Bear’
    Mark Ruffalo, known to millions as “The Avengers’” Bruce Banner, gives an astonishing and heartfelt performance as a manic-depressive father in writer...
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Ozomatli joins with the Utah Symphony for a concert Saturday at Deer Valley's Snow Park Amphitheatre in Park City. Deer Valley Music Festival will get funky with Latin grooves of Ozomatli
    Over the past two decades, Ozomatli has enchanted audiences with its blend of Latin, hip-hop, funk, fusion and rock. In addition, the band, which form...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 05:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Alice Cooper performs at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Wednesday July 29, 2015. Concert review: Despite delay, vocal woes, Mötley Crüe fans don’t go away mad
    If you stayed up past your bedtime for the 21/2-hours-delayed Mötley Crüe and Alice Cooper concert Wednesday night at EnergySolutions Arena that ended...
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