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Gov. Gary Herbert says new Medicaid expansion plan less than a month away

Gov. Gary Herbert said he and other leaders are close to having a new Medicaid expansion proposal

Software turns smartphones into tools for medical research

Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York, had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her... Read more »

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No sign that issue of Planned Parenthood videos focused on fetal organs is fading

Two stealthily recorded videos show Planned Parenthood officials discussing how they provide aborted fetal organs for research. The videos have put the group and its Democratic allies on the... Read more »

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'Ant-Man' inches past 'Pixels' to take first place spot

"Ant-Man" has claimed first place at the box office for the second weekend in a row, narrowly besting new opener "Pixels." The Marvel and Disney superhero pic brought in $24.8 million over the... Read more »

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2016 Republicans use Trump, TV to make debate cut

Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trump's credibility and branding the billionaire businessman "a cancer on conservatism." Rick Santorum, a conservative stalwart, popped up on a TV program popular... Read more »

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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio enter Baseball Hall of Fame

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Read more »

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What went right: LDS 8-year-old dying of cancer inspires acts of kindness from Ireland to Kenya, and other uplifting news

Maddy Grayless died of cancer June 16, 2015, but her story has continued to inspire people from around the world to perform acts of service in her honor. Learn more about her story, and other... Read more »

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Judge’s ruling unlikely to free immigrant families from detention soon: a Q&A

National Edition

A federal judge has ruled that hundreds of immigrant women and children held in U.S. detention facilities should be released because their detention violates conditions of a 1997 court settlement... Read more »

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Senior Republicans rebuke Cruz over attacks on McConnell

Senior Senate Republicans lined up Sunday to rebuke Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for attacking Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, an extraordinary display of intraparty division played out live on... Read more »

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Wildfire watching: Rangers in towers are out, cameras are in

For decades, forest rangers in wooden towers across the West scanned the horizon with binoculars for smoke that could signal the start of a wildfire. Read more »

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Turkey calls for NATO meeting to discuss security threats

Turkey on Sunday called for a meeting of its NATO allies to discuss threats to its security and its airstrikes targeting Islamic State militants in Syria and Kurdish rebels in Iraq. Read more »

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Gunman in theater shooting had history of seeking vengeance

The stranger clenched his fists and shook his head, recounting a time when he tried and failed to beat a cat to death with a steel rod. Read more »

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Planned Parenthood official says no profit from fetal organs

The president of Planned Parenthood said her organization's clinics never adjust the abortion procedure to better preserve fetal organs for medical research and that the organization's charges... Read more »

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Las Vegas hotel reopens pool where fire started (+photos, videos)

A Las Vegas high-rise hotel has reopened its rooftop swimming pool where a fire sent patrons running and black smoke billowing above the Strip. Read more »

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Texas county where inmate died has history of racial tension

In the searing 100-degree Texas heat, Sylvester Nunn uses three worn beach umbrellas to protect himself and the produce piled in the bed of his old Chevy pickup truck as he carries on a... Read more »

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New Yorker rises from school teacher to FBI boss

The first Hispanic to run the FBI's largest field office almost never got there. Read more »

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Paris police open fire on car at Tour de France barricades

Paris police were searching for four occupants of a car that struck a taxi and tried to crash barricades set up near the Tour de France finish line on Sunday morning, drawing police fire hours... Read more »

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Al-Shabab suicide truck bomb hits main Somali hotel, kills 8

A suicide bomber rammed a truck rigged with explosives into the outer wall of one of Mogadishu's most secure hotels, severely damaging the building and killing eight people, said police Capt.... Read more »

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A story in stone: The mystery of a wandering boy and an unmarked grave

National Edition

In 1915, after a heated argument with his father, a 12-year-old boy ran away from his home in Blount County, determined to reach his grandparents who lived on the other side of the Smoky Mountains. Read more »

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Obama urges Kenya to use tough past to guide its future

President Barack Obama told Kenyans on Sunday that their country is at a crossroads and urged them to "choose the path to progress" by continuing to root out corruption, confront terrorism and be... Read more »

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Endangered butterfly recovering in some, not all, of range

More than 20 years of habitat restoration and breeding programs have helped the endangered Karner blue butterfly make a comeback in the pine barrens of upstate New York where it was discovered by... Read more »

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Program allows Wakulla inmates to perform in musical choir

National Edition

Inmates stomped their feet and clapped along to Johnny Cash's "Folsom Prison Blues" recently at Wakulla Correctional Institution, with raucous whooping and hollering. The music, however, wasn't... Read more »

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Michelle Obama opens Special Olympics in Los Angeles

Michelle Obama has welcomed thousands of athletes to the Special Olympic World Games in Los Angeles. Read more »

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Verizon workers vote to authorize strike, if necessary

Verizon workers in nine states have voted to go on strike if necessary over a dispute about a new contract, a union official said at a rally Saturday. Read more »

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Clinton says she's confident about proper handling of emails

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday she never knowingly sent or received classified information using her private email server and did not know what messages were... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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White House says Turkey has right to defend against Kurds

The White House says Turkey has the right to defend itself against terrorist attacks by Kurdish rebels. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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