The Kashmir crisis isn’t about territory. It’s about a Hindu victory over Islam. – The Washington Post

Prime Minister Narendra Modi used the Muslim-majority state as a demonstration of Hindu power. For two weeks, Kashmir, India’s sole Muslim-majority state, has existed in a surreal state of nonexistence. Since a presidential decree abolished the state, revoked its autonomy and partitioned it into two federally administered territories, the Internet …

The Completely Reasonable Reason People Are Flying With Mini Horses – The New York Times

The Department of Transportation’s declaration that miniature horses should be prioritized as service animals has raised many questions. Last week, after months of deliberation, the Department of Transportation released formal guidance regarding animals on planes. The 28-page document makes it clear that three types of service animals should be prioritized for travel: …

Java still a no-no for Mormons despite fancy coffee names

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name, that vaping is banned despite the alluring flavors and that marijuana is outlawed unless prescribed by “competent” doctors. The new guidance …