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PAC-funded billboards support all Salt Lake mayoral candidates except Becker

A political action committee has now raised billboards to support Mayor Ralph Beckerís three other opponents.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, calls on Obama to remove IRS commissioner

The Republican chairman of a powerful House committee is calling for the removal of the IRS commissioner, saying he has obstructed congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative... Read more »

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Pool fire at The Cosmopolitan fueled by fake palm trees

Firefighters said Monday that fake palm trees and high winds fueled a poolside fire on a rooftop at The Cosmopolitan on the Las Vegas Strip over the weekend, a blaze that sent guests running and... Read more »

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PBS special 'The Bomb' seeks to tell story of atomic weapon

A new PBS special looks into the creation of the atomic bomb at the then-secret city of Los Alamos and will feature newly-restored footage of nuclear weaponry. Read more »

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Obama: Republican criticism of Iran nuclear deal would be ridiculous 'if it weren't so sad'

President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their attack on his landmark nuclear deal with Iran "ridiculous if it weren't... Read more »

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Covered California: Cost of health care coverage increasing

Californians buying individual health plans on the state insurance exchange will see an average increase of about 4 percent in premiums for the second year in a row. Read more »

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Judge tosses lawsuit seeking fatal drugs for terminally ill

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit against the state of California by three terminally ill residents seeking doctor-prescribed fatal medication. Read more »

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Massive search underway for teens who set out for Bahamas

The Coast Guard scoured the seas off Florida and friends combed the shoreline Monday for any sign of two teenage fishermen, described as experienced boaters, who went missing three days earlier... Read more »

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New York Gov. Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airport

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday introduced a plan to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia airport, replacing the cramped, outdated hub with a unified terminal that will have more than double the operational... Read more »

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Scientist: Whale deaths off Alaska island remains mystery

A scientist says researchers may never solve the recent deaths of 18 endangered whales whose carcasses were found floating near Alaska's Kodiak Island. Read more »

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Libertarian donors put up $6 million for Rand Paul GOP bid

Deep-pocketed libertarians are giving big to help Rand Paul win the Republican presidential primary. Read more »

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Are lawsuits ahead for church-based Boy Scout troops?

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If the Boy Scouts of America approve gay adult leaders, as they are expected to do late Monday, does that mean troops based at churches may end up in court if they ban gay Scoutmasters? Read more »

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Cosby appeals ruling that unsealed deposition excerpts

Bill Cosby's lawyers on Monday appealed a judge's decision to unseal court filings that quote him saying he obtained quaaludes to give women before sexual encounters. Read more »

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Remains of Pearl Harbor victims dug up for identification

The military on Monday exhumed more caskets containing the unidentified remains of USS Oklahoma crew members killed in the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor. Read more »

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Jeb Bush says he is not 'an angry' conservative

Jeb Bush told pastors Monday that he is not an "angry" conservative but a "committed conservative" who, if elected president, would build a robust economy to lift people out of poverty, give... Read more »

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Worldwide strengthening El Nino giveth and taketh away

In California, they're counting on it to end an historic drought; in Peru, they've already declared a pre-emptive emergency to prepare for devastating flooding. It's both an economic stimulus and a... Read more »

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Police ID man whose severed legs were found in Connecticut

Two severed legs found near a Connecticut train station earlier this month were from a homeless man last seen in May, and testing continues on two arms found nearby, authorities said Monday. Read more »

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March, civil disobedience planned next month in Ferguson

A silent march and a day of civil disobedience are among the events being planned for next month in Ferguson to mark the first anniversary of the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white... Read more »

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Amnesty: Mexico bodies report highlights 'shocking' crisis

The discovery of 129 bodies in clandestine graves during months of searching for 43 missing students highlights a crisis of disappearances in Mexico, Amnesty International said Monday. Read more »

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Hispanics energized by Argentinian pope's first visit to US

Vianel Garcia told family members they could sleep on the floor of her East Harlem hair salon when Pope Francis visits the city in September so they can try to catch a glimpse of him when he makes... Read more »

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Experts: Time is an enemy in solving Bobbi Kristina's death

examiners performing an autopsy on Bobbi Kristina Brown said Monday their initial findings turned up no obvious cause of death, while experts said the months that have passed since Brown was found... Read more »

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If you aren’t living in poverty, odds are you will before your 60th birthday

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At 60 you plan to be nearing retirement, maybe spending time with grandkids and reflecting on a full life, but odds are that that full life will include at least a short struggle of living in... Read more »

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Boston out and USOC to look elsewhere

Only seven weeks remain before cities have to be officially nominated. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said the federation wants to stay in the race. If so, Los Angeles would be the likely choice. Read more »

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US appeals court rejects apartheid cases against Ford, IBM

Victims of apartheid in South Africa cannot sue IBM Corp. and Ford Motor Corp. in New York because they cannot show that the companies' alleged offending behavior occurred in the United States, a... Read more »

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Mental health experts respond carefully to mass killings

One psychiatry professor calls it "the conversation we're stuck with," a teachable moment growing out of horror. Read more »

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Shipwreck-hunting company sues over Blackbeard's ship

The shipwreck-hunting company that found Blackbeard's sunken ship off the North Carolina coast has sued the state for more than $8 million, saying officials violated a contract involving photos and... Read more »

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