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How to not spend Memorial Day at the ER

Memorial Day can be a fun start to summer or the reason you spend Monday afternoon at the emergency room. Here are common ways people get injured as the nation gets a start to summer. Read more »

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Driver's family press charges over US drone hit on Pakistan

The family of a driver who was killed alongside Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan has filed a case against U.S. officials, seeking to press murder charges,... Read more »

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More than 700 feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings

Survivor accounts have pushed to more than 700 the number of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks over three days in the past week, even as rescue ships saved thousands of others in... Read more »

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Trump: Those in US illegally treated better than veterans

Donald Trump told a Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally on Sunday that the government often takes better care of people in the U.S. illegally than the nation's military veterans. Read more »

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Depp's 'Alice' bombs, 'X-Men: Apocalypse' on top with $65M

Johnny Depp's "Alice Through the Looking Glass" bombed over the Memorial Day weekend with just $28.1 million through Sunday in North American theaters, while "X-Men: Apocalypse" debuted on top with... Read more »

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3 people still missing after floods in Kansas and Texas

At least three people were still missing Sunday after being swept away in Texas and Kansas, and slowly rising rivers in southeast Texas have led to numerous evacuations, including two prisons. Read more »

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Ex-MLB hurler winds up for Vermont governor race, but could be wild pitch

Bill Lee, who pitched for the Boston Red Sox and Montreal Expos, is brimming with ideas and enthusiasm. He wants to abolish the border between Vermont and Quebec so travel would be easier,... Read more »

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The last tackle powder puff football game avoids the sack

The senior and junior girls at Florida's Jupiter High School scoffed when administrators, fearing for their safety, canceled a 50-year tradition — what may be the nation's last tackle powder... Read more »

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Police identify longboarder shot in possible road rage incident

Police have identified a man who died after he was shot in an altercation with a man in a vehicle while he was riding his longboard in West Valley on Saturday. Read more »

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$1 cup designed in Seattle could save millions of babies

When babies in poor countries can't breast-feed, the results can be deadly, but a trio of Seattle researchers has found an innovative way to help. Read more »

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AP PHOTOS: Refugees who made a train to nowhere their home

Before catching the world's attention, Idomeni was a sleepy village on the Greek border with Macedonia, the last stop on the train before heading through former Yugoslav countries and onto western... Read more »

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Breakaway Taliban faction expresses support for peace talks

A breakaway Taliban faction is willing to hold peace talks with the Afghan government but will demand the imposition of Islamic law and the departure of all foreign forces, a senior leader of the... Read more »

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German, French leaders mark 100 years since Battle of Verdun

France's president and Germany's chancellor want their countries' improbable friendship to be a source of hope for today's fractured Europe as they commemorate the centenary of the longest battle... Read more »

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Iraqi forces complete buildup around IS-held Fallujah

Iraq's special forces completed a troop buildup around Fallujah on Sunday ahead of an operation to retake the Islamic State-held city west of Baghdad, a military officer said, as the militants... Read more »

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17-year-old gets degree in biology, physics and math

While most 6-year-olds spend their summers playing outside, participating in sports or watching TV, 17-year-old Joseph Heavner of Clear Spring spent his childhood teaching himself mathematics and... Read more »

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The best of summer books for the whole family

Summer 2016 offers a treasure trove of engrossing stories — fiction and non-fiction — for all ages. Read more »

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If cells could talk, married couples would be finishing each other's sentences

Longtime couples are in sync with each other, not only emotionally but physically. Research shows how we grow more like our spouses biologically. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Davis School District principal placed on leave after being accused of domestic violence

A Davis School District principal has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested Friday in connection with a reported domestic assault at his home. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Ohio zoo kills gorilla to protect small child in enclosure

A special zoo response team shot and killed a 17-year-old gorilla Saturday that grabbed and dragged a 3-year-old boy who fell into the gorilla exhibit moat, the Cincinnati Zoo's director said. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Photos: Veterans mark Memorial Day by remembering fallen soliders

Marine Corps League member and veteran, Brian Nicholes, right, and Ron Woodward salute a grave of a fallen American soldier at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Salt Lake City on Saturday, May 28, 2016. Read more »

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Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops

Islamic State militants entered a major Syrian opposition stronghold in the country's north on Saturday, clashing with rebels on the edges of the town as the extremist group builds on its most... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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2 dead, 5 missing after heavy rains in Texas, Kansas

At least two people are dead and five others are missing after this week's torrential rains in Texas and Kansas, officials said Saturday, noting that though the threat of severe weather had... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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UTA employee Kay Ricks remembered as 'endlessly forgiving'

Several hundred friends, family members and co-workers gathered at an LDS Chapel in American Fork to honor the life of Kay Ricks, UTA employee who was found dead on a dirt road outside Kemmerer,... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Turbulent few days for Johnny Depp after accusations, loss

Johnny Depp seemed the picture of rock star cool as he played guitar onstage in Portugal with his band, the Hollywood Vampires. An ocean away, he is facing serious accusations. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout

Cristiano Ronaldo did it again for Real Madrid, stepping forward to score a penalty and inflicting another devastating loss in a Champions League final on rival Atletico Madrid. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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WWII plane pulled from Hudson after crash that killed pilot

Police divers and Army Corps of Engineers personnel retrieved the wreckage of a World War II plane from the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Saturday after the vintage aircraft... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Skateboarder dies after being shot in apparent West Valley road rage incident

A skateboard rider was shot and killed shortly before 2 p.m. Saturday after a confrontation with occupants of a pickup truck stopped for a red light at 3500 S. 5600 West, West Valley Police said. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Your stolen car is returned, what next? Get it inspected for meth, police warn

Police are warning owners of stolen vehicles to get them checked for possible drug residue once they've been returned. Many car thieves have drug habits and use the substances in the stolen vehicles. Read more »

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Search for missing teen resumes on Northern California coast

Crews resumed their search along a Northern California creek for a teenage girl who was last seen being abducted by an armed acquaintance in Vallejo, about 65 miles south from the area being... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Police: NBA guard Dejean-Jones fatally shot in Dallas

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door to a Dallas apartment, authorities said Saturday. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Italian, Irish, German ships save more than 650 migrants

Italian coast guard and navy ships, aided by Irish and German vessels as well as humanitarian organizations, saved 668 migrants from smugglers' boats in distress in the Mediterranean off Libya on... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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NASA slowly inflating new room at space station on 2nd try

NASA slowly inflating new room at space station on 2nd try Read more »

May 28, 2016

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In business and politics, Trump stokes internal rivalries

When Donald Trump acquired a pair of Atlantic City casinos in the mid-1980s, he pitted his managers against each other in a ferocious competition over everything from booking entertainers to... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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DOD uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimony

The Pentagon is relying on information it won't make public to dispute an Associated Press investigation that found the military misled Congress about sexual assault cases to blunt support for... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Putin visits Russian Orthodox monastic community in Greece

Russian President Vladimir Putin visited a Russian Orthodox monastery Saturday on the northern Greek peninsula of Mount Athos as part of a two-day visit touted by the Greek government as a chance... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Children fight to live after lightning hits 11 in Paris park

Eight children and three adults were struck by lightning Saturday in a Paris park after a sudden spring storm sent a bolt crashing down upon a children's birthday party, a spokesman for Paris' fire... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Watch: Mormon missionaries rescue kitten from storm drain (+video)

Elders Allen and Lacusta jumped to the rescue when they heard a kitten's cries for help. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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SpaceX lands another rocket after satellite delivery

SpaceX pulled off another rocket landing Friday, the third in just under two months. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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UN health agency rejects Rio Olympics postponement call

The World Health Organization says there is "no public health justification" for postponing or canceling the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of the Zika outbreak. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Chinese developer Wanda opens theme park to take on Disney

China's largest private property developer, the Wanda Group, opened an entertainment complex on Saturday that it's positioning as a distinctly homegrown rival to Disney and its $5.5 billion... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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IS militants fight rebels in north Syria strongholds

Islamic State militants entered a Syrian opposition stronghold in the country's north on Saturday, clashing with rebels on the edges of the town as the extremist group built on its most significant... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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US naval, air maneuvers become 'new normal' in Asia Pacific

American ships and fighter jets maneuvering across the South China Sea and the Sea of Japan represent the "new normal" in U.S.-Pacific relations despite rising tensions with China and Moscow. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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AP-NORC Poll finds bare confidence in government, elections

Few Americans have much confidence in the U.S. political system, the government in general, or in either political party. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Atomic bomb survivors feel wonder, doubt after Obama visit

The survivors of the world's first atomic bomb attack are used to hearing grand vows to rid the world of nuclear weapons. They just don't usually come directly from the leader of the country that... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Probe underway into fatal river crash of vintage WWII plane

Police divers were expected to begin raising the wreckage Saturday of a vintage World War II plane that crashed into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey, killing the pilot. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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7-year-old cancer survivor attends prom with sister

Heads turned as Sha'nayia Johnson walked through the Riverboat on the Potomac in a white satin gown with a long train and crystal accents winking under the lights. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Idea for Burt's Bees land to become park becoming partisan

A congressional field hearing in the coming week on a proposal to create a national monument in northern Maine underscores how partisan lines have been drawn as Republican lawmakers try to rein in... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Why one mom sends her kids to summer camp

A recent column in The Washington Post explores why time spent with nature is a crucial part of a good childhood. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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Why don't more Americans ask faith leaders for advice?

U.S. adults are more likely to turn to family, professionals, prayer and their own research than religious leaders when they need help making a major decision. Read more »

May 28, 2016

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5 apps to cut the cost of your family vacation

With summer approaching and Memorial Day weekend underway, children will be out of school and vacation season will be in full swing. Here are the five best apps to save parents money and make... Read more »

May 28, 2016

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