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The credits of “Infinitely Polar Bear” almost resemble a family tree. Written and directed by Maya Forbes, the film opening Friday in Utah covers a year from Forbes’ own childhood in the 1970s, when her bipolar father, Cam, cared for …

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  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Barbary Coast Saloon's 1/2-pound burger with cheese, pastrami, bacon, ham, lettuce, onion, pickles and tomato, served  on a homemeade tosted bun with fries.  Dish of the Week: Full Dresser burger at Barbary Coast Saloon
    $8.75 • Full Dresser hamburger A full dresser in the motorcycle world is a decked-out bike with all the custom accessories. At this favorite biker ba...
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President Lyndon Baines Johnson in the Oval Office. TV preview: PBS focuses on JFK and LBJ
    The documentary “JFK and LBJ: A Time for Greatness” recounts how, in the wake of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in November 1963, President...
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Alice Cooper performs at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Wednesday July 29, 2015. We (will) rock you: Mötley Crüe, Alice Cooper’s Salt Lake City show delayed for hours
    As of 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, allegedly retiring hair-metal icons Mötley Crüe hadn’t yet taken the stage for what’s supposed to be their final stop ever...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 01:34 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Sunday, June 8, 2014, file photo, a Boy Scout wears his kerchief embroidered with a rainbow knot during Salt Lake City’s annual gay pride parade. The Boy Scouts of America's top policy-making board planned a vote Monday, July 27, 2015, on ending its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion if that accorded with their faith. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File) Boy Scouts still excludes a growing group: atheists
    Even as it shifts its policy on gay leaders, there are still millions of Americans today who do not meet one of the basic requirements to become a Boy...
    Updated Jul 29 2015 01:30 pm   |     |   Share

  • Pope Francis signs a declaration in the Synod Hall during a conference on Modern Slavery and Climate Change at the Vatican, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Dozens of environmentally friendly mayors from around the world are meeting at the Vatican this week to bask in the star power of eco-Pope Francis and commit to reducing global warming and helping the urban poor deal with its effects. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) Pope Francis’ star losing some luster amid slumping approval ratings
    Growing conservative disaffection with Pope Francis appears to be taking a toll on his once Teflon-grade popularity in the U.S., with a new Gallup pol...
    Updated Jul 22 2015 12:51 pm   |     |   Share

Kevin Spacey stars in Scott D. Pierce: Netflix still refuses to say how many watch
    What are the most popular programs on Netflix? How many people are watching them? It’s a secret. Really. Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos g...
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  • FILE - In this June 2, 2009 file photo, the Statue of Liberty is seen in New York harbor. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) America welcomes Christians, Jews; atheists, Muslims not so much
    Americans are all for religious freedom, but disagree on who can claim it. Diverse religious groups are recognized — but Christians and Jews are signi...
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    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...
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  • California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino, center, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, talk during  a conference on Modern Slavery and Climate Change in the Casina Pio IV the Vatican, Wednesday, July 22, 2015.  Dozens of environmentally friendly mayors from around the world are meeting at the Vatican this week to bask in the star power of eco-Pope Francis and commit to reducing global warming and helping the urban poor deal with its effects. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) Mayors endorse U.N. sustainability goals at Vatican
    Vatican City • Mayors emboldened by an appeal from Pope Francis committed themselves Wednesday to a new set of U.N. goals to end poverty and promote s...
    Updated Jul 22 2015 12:39 pm   |     |   Share
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Dan Reynolds sings to the crowd during the Imagine Dragons ìSmoke and Mirrorsî tour at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Photos and review: A golden night for Utah fans of Imagine Dragons
    Imagine Dragons returned to Salt Lake City for a sold-out show at EnergySolutions Arena on Tuesday. The production was a stark contrast to the intimat...
    Updated Jul 29 2015 01:44 pm   |     |   Share
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Hoping fans fill out forms for a chance to win tickets to the Gallery: ‘Book of Mormon’ fans wait for tickets to Salt Lake City show
    Utahns lined up in the Capitol Theatre lobby on Tuesday night, celebrating the preview of “Book of Mormon” musical’s 19-show run by signing up for a t...
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  • Tonino Mastrostefano sorts cattle during the team penning Masseria Cup in Piane Vomano on the outskirts of Notaresco, central Italy, Saturday, June 20, 2015. Italy may be better-known for its soccer skills, but on ranches across the country, cowboys are honing their skills of horsemanship and cattle management, and dreaming of taking on the Americans at their own game. Team penning and ranch sorting is believed to have started as a competitive sport in California in the early 1940s. Since then it has spread to countries with long traditions in cattle breeding throughout South America and Europe. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis) Gallery: Italy’s cowboys show off their skill
    Piane Vomano, Italy • Italy may be better-known for its soccer skills, but on ranches across the country, cowboys are honing their skills of horsemans...
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Utah farmer Trent Bown gets circus artist make-up applied to his face by Celeste Rivera, a makeup artist and performer with Circus Vargas. Utah dairy farmer swaps places with circus performers
    Utah dairy farmer Trent Bown earned the nickname “Old Glitter Beard” recently when he switched occupations for a day with two circus performers as par...
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  • Containers of Korean Ssamjang bean paste fill a shelf at the Super H Mart Asian grocery in Fairfax, Va., Monday, July 20, 2015. Classic Korean food items are showing up with more frequency on American menus and grocery shelves.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) Fueled by heat-seeking Americans, Korean cuisine is now hot
    When chef Hooni Kim opened his Korean-inspired restaurant Danji in New York City nearly five years ago, he made sure to couch the cuisine’s bold, funk...
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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...
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  • This June 22, 2015 photo shows Korean kimchee pancakes with apple in Concord, N.H. This dish is from a recipe by Aarti Sequeira. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) Recipe: Embracing the bracingly delicious flavor of Korean kimchee with a pancake
    I like to imagine my jar of kimchee wrapped up in a superhero cape. Packed full of fiber, stomach-healthy probiotics and — according to traditional Ko...
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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: It’s Planned Parenthood that needs crushing
    Planned Parenthood head Cecile Richards apologized last week for the uncompassionate tone her senior director of medical research, Deborah Nucatola, u...
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Zane Holmquist, the chef at Stein Eriksen Lodge (left), gives Joseph Gilmore ideas on how to make a healthy snack, as part of a program sponsored by 3 Squares, a non-profit that works to improve food insecurity issues for Utah families. The class was held, at the Central City Recreation Center in Salt Lake City on Monday, June 15, 2015. Local organizations combat food insecurity in Utah
    Food insecurity is defined by the USDA as a household-level economic and social condition of limited or uncertain access to adequate food. To Karen Za...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 08:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Lyle Lovett and his Large Band entertain the crowd at Red Butte Garden, July 25, 2015. Concert photos: Lyle Lovett and his large band at Red Butte Gardens
    Lyle Lovett is no stranger to Utah. On Sunday, the Wasatch foothills may as well have been home to the recurring headliner at Salt Lake City’s Red Bu...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 04:41 pm   |     |   Share
  • 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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  • New series is heaven-sent for Roma Downey
    Roma Downey’s career didn’t end up exactly where she thought it would when she was a struggling young actress — and she couldn’t be happier about it. ...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 08:40 am   |     |   Share
  • This photo taken Nov. 6, 2014 shows entertainer Bill Cosby gesturing during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. The Smithsonian Institution is mounting a major showcase of African-American art and African art together in a new exhibit featuring the extensive art collection of Bill and Camille Cosby. More than 60 rarely seen African-American artworks from the Cosby collection will join 100 pieces of African art at the National Museum of African Art. The exhibit “Conversations: African and African American Artworks in Dialogue,” opens Sunday and will be on view through early 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)  Scott D. Pierce: Defending Bill Cosby is just reprehensible
    Weirdly enough, my strongest memory of Bill Cosby is when he moralized and condescended to a room full of TV critics. It was shortly before the prem...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 09:28 am   |     |   Share