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SCOTUS Sides With Colorado Baker In LGBT Discrimination Case, Dividing Utahns

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Monday in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple is drawing split reactions from Utah officials.

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Water and Growth in St. George

The population in St. George, Utah could triple in the next 40 years, so leaders are planning a 140-mile pipeline to deliver water from the Colorado River. But is that the best plan for a desert city?

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Podcast: More To Say

The Stigma Of Pornography

May 31, 2018
KUER

For the LDS Church, pornography is sinful. Church leaders preach that watching it will cause the Holy Spirit to depart from a Mormon’s life, and that porn can break up marriages. Mental health professionals are still debating the dangers of pornography. But for practicing Mormons, the stigma surrounding it is evident. We’ll hear the story of a man who decided one Sunday to talk over the pulpit about his relationship with pornography.

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The biggest protests in years in Jordan brought down the country's prime minister and his cabinet Monday.

After four nights of anti-government protests in Amman and other cities, Jordan's King Abdullah II summoned Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki to the palace, where Mulki tendered his resignation.

In 1980s Catherine Healy was a young school teacher who liked to travel and made an unconventional choice to help fund her adventures — one she told the New Zealand Herald drove her mother to tears. She left the classroom for the bedroom, or more accurately an illegal brothel.

In the process, Healy said she went from earning about $400 a week as an educator to a whopping $2000 a week as a sex worker, which made it easier to pay for her trips abroad.

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For nearly a quarter-century, Washington Capitals fans knew a simple, unchanging truth: If you were listening to a Caps game, you were listening to Ron Weber.

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Howard Schultz announced Monday he will be stepping down as Starbucks' executive chairman and member of the board of directors on June 26.

Fallen media mogul Harvey Weinstein's recent indictment on rape charges comes nearly eight months after allegations against him first surfaced. His case touched off a global #MeToo movement to speak out against workplace sexual harassment. And that, in turn, has created a deluge of complaints to human resources departments everywhere.

"It created this HR level of activity like nothing we've ever seen," says Johnny Taylor, CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management.

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