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Hillary Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world (+video)

Confronting a "moment of reckoning," Hillary Clinton is casting herself as a unifier.

Trump says Russia should find Clinton's missing emails

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Prosecutors drop all remaining charges in Freddie Gray case

Prosecutors dropped the remaining charges Wednesday against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the case without a conviction. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Obama returns to convention stage to make case for Clinton

President Barack Obama acknowledged Wednesday that his hopes for a new tone in politics, embodied in the rousing Democratic convention speech he delivered 12 years ago, never materialized. Still,... Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Clinton wins historic nomination, emotional boost from Bill

On a night awash in history, Hillary Clinton triumphantly became the first woman to lead a major American political party toward the White House, breaking through a barrier that painfully eluded... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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California wildfire forces shutdown of famed Big Sur parks

California's signature parks along the Big Sur coastline that draw thousands of daily visitors were closed Tuesday as one of the state's two major wildfires threatened the scenic region at the... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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IS group claims attack that killed 85-year-old French priest

The Islamic State group crossed a new threshold Tuesday in its war against the West, as two of its followers targeted a church in Normandy, slitting the throat of an elderly priest celebrating Mass... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Sanders loyalists bash Clinton nomination, clash with police

Bernie Sanders loyalists protested inside and outside of the Democratic National Convention site on Tuesday after Hillary Clinton won the party's presidential nomination. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Great quote, Tim Kaine, but John Wesley never said that

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It may not rank up there with Donald Trump’s “Two Corinthians” coinage or Hillary Clinton’s tortured email explanations, but a phrase that Tim Kaine used in an effort to... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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5 major family moments from the DNC's opening night

The first day of the Democratic National Convention proved to be a family affair, with speakers talking about their familial history together. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Hillary Clinton becomes Democratic nominee for president

Breaking a historic barrier, Democrats triumphantly chose Hillary Clinton as their White House nominee Tuesday night, the first woman to ever lead a major political party into the general election. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Who boos an opening prayer? The Berniacs of 2016, that’s who

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Sure, that may not sound like a surprising sin in a sports arena in a town that is so infamous for its unruly fans — they once threw snowballs at Santa Claus — that the city set up a... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Is Bernie Sanders an atheist?

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Questions about Bernie Sanders' faith have emerged throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, but the leak of nearly 20,000 Democratic National Committee emails instantly brought the issue back to... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Pope Francis condemns slaying of French priest

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Pope Francis condemned the murder of an elderly French priest, calling it a “barbarous killing” as the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the brutal attack at a Catholic Church in... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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4 ways to get the best wardrobe on a budget

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Clothes can be so expensive. Here are some tips on how to shop smart for them and get the most mileage out of the ones you do own. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Watch live at the Democratic National Convention

Watch the Democratic National Convention live. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Wish granted: Six-year-old boy will be garbage man for a day

Ethan Dean will be living his dream on Tuesday. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Roger Federer says he is out for Olympics, done for year

ederer says he will miss the Rio Olympics and the rest of the tennis season to protect his surgically repaired left knee. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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5 faith facts about Tim Kaine: ‘I do what I do for spiritual reasons’

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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton announced Tim Kaine, the junior Democratic senator from Virginia and former governor of that state, as her vice presidential running mate... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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How religious commitment affects people's reactions to medical advancements

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Highly committed people of faith are more likely than other Americans to be concerned about biotechnologies like genetic editing, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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How to climb out of the ranks of the underemployed

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Workers who proved themselves to prospective employers thought part-time or temp jobs are a reason the once lofty underemployment rate stood at 9.6 percent in June, down from 11.3 percent at the... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Can Hillary Clinton finally close the ‘God gap’?

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As Democrats gather for the convention in Philadelphia that will formally nominate Hillary Clinton, the party faces an extraordinarily fortuitous set of circumstances. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Stocks waver as investors monitor company earnings

Stocks are wavering in early trading on Tuesday as investors monitor corporate earnings from the likes of Gilead, McDonald's, Texas Instruments and others. Slumping oil prices held the gains in... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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US home prices rise at steady pace as sales heat up

U.S. home prices continued their steady upward march in May, spurred by rising sales and a dwindling supply of available houses. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Turkey's opposition warns against post-coup witch hunt

Turkey's opposition leader on Tuesday warned against a government witch hunt following the failed coup in the country, saying it would cast a shadow on the democracy which those who opposed the... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Sarah Silverman: Bernie-or-bust Dems 'being ridiculous'

Comic Sarah Silverman joined Sen. Al Franken Monday night to urge Democratic National Convention delegates to unite — then stirred up Bernie Sanders die-hards with some choice words: "To the... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Former Oregon lumber town rides digital wave to a comeback

It was not long ago that Crook County had five major lumber mills. Timber was king, and the rural Oregon county was the nation's top producer of ponderosa lumber. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey

The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history on Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Judge set to decide on $15B Volkswagen settlement

A $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal faced a critical test, as a federal judge decided whether to grant it preliminary approval. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Letter foretold Japan rampage that killed 19 disabled people

A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired, officials said, killing 19 people months after he gave a letter to... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Afghan official says major offensive against IS underway

Following a massive Kabul attack, the Afghan military has launched a major offensive against the Islamic State group in the country's far eastern region near the border with Pakistan, Afghan and... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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2 suicide car bombs near UN offices kill 13 in Somalia

Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the offices of the U.N.'s mine clearing agency and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including seven... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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2 attackers slay priest in Normandy church, are shot dead

Two attackers invaded a church Tuesday during morning Mass near the Normandy city of Rouen, killing an 84-year-old priest by slitting his throat and taking hostages before being shot and killed by... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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After turmoil, Sanders, Michelle Obama, Warren thrill convention

Ending months of animosity, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the same economic causes that enlivened his supporters, signaling it was... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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After disputes, Dem stars turn their convention positive

Hillary Clinton's campaign sought to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders' loyal supporters, turning to some of the party's biggest stars... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Mike Lee, US Senate to hold monument meeting near Bears Ears

U.S. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah and members of the Senate's Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing in Utah on Wednesday amid a push for a new national monument in the state. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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At least 15 killed, dozens injured in knifing near Tokyo

Japan's national broadcaster NHK reports that 15 people were killed and 45 injured in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in Sagamihara, just outside Tokyo. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Women underrepresented across Utah's political spectrum

Utah elected the nation's the first female state senator in 1896, when Martha Hughes Cannon defeated her husband and four other candidates to win the job. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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The shift in the way society values kindergarten

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With higher expectations and accountability for early educations and parents, kindergarten curriculums have become increasing more difficult, with more focus on advanced math and literacy. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Farewell to VCRs: Japanese maker to shelve once-hit product

Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it's yanking the plug on the world's last video cassette recorder. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Despite its wealth, U.S. just average in terms of how kids fare

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When Save the Children compared child well-being in 19 wealthy countries, American kids came in at the middle of the pack. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Athletes using sports platforms to push for social change

s today are using their platforms as sports celebrities to bring attention to the violence that has erupted across the country and recently Carmelo Anthony has been one of the most outspoken. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Michael Jordan gives $2 million; looks to build backs, police trust

Michael Jordan is trying to help ease tension between African-Americans and law enforcement. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Wal-Mart is leading the charge to protect your family against these toxins

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Parents concerned about what's in the products they buy for their families and the effects they might have just got a boost from a major retailer. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Pro-Sanders demonstrators march in the sweltering heat

Chanting "We are the 99 percent," about 100 Bernie Sanders supporters began marching across a bridge from New Jersey into Philadelphia in the sweltering heat Monday ahead of the opening of the... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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7 Russian swimmers to miss Rio Olympics over doping

Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities, world swimming's governing... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Germany: IS claims responsibility for attack in Germany

A Syrian man whose asylum bid had been rejected in Germany recorded a cellphone video of himself pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group before he tried to get into an outdoor concert with a... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Germany: Syrian asylum seekers blows himself up, wounding 12

A failed asylum-seeker from Syria blew himself up and wounded 12 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival in southern Germany in what officials said Monday may have been a... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Trump taunts claims that Russia hacked DNC emails for him

Donald Trump on Monday dismissed as a "joke" claims by Hillary Clinton's campaign that Russia is trying to help Trump by leaking thousands of emails from the Democratic National Committee. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Dems' division, emails roil party on Day 1 of convention

Democrats who gleefully jeered Republican divisions last week awoke to a political mess of their own making Monday as party unity behind Hillary Clinton proved much harder to secure. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Gunfire at teen nightclub party leaves 2 dead, 17 wounded

Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two dead and at least 17 wounded, officials said Monday. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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