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Utahns not as strongly opposed to same-sex marriage, poll finds

Utahns are not as strongly opposed to same-sex marriage as they were before.

Serena Williams says Russian official's comments were bullying, sexist, racist

Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as "brothers" were bullying, sexist and racist, and that she supported the... Read more »

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Low expectations as China considers legal reforms

The most important meeting of the year for the 205 members of China's ruling Communist Party's Central Committee, beginning Monday, will focus on how to rule the country in accordance with law. Read more »

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Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push... Read more »

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Nepal closes trekking route after 38 die in storm

Nepalese officials closed a section of a popular Himalayan trekking route Sunday after rescuers, overwhelmed with last week's snowstorms that killed at least 38 people, had to save new hikers who... Read more »

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Turkey would oppose US arms transfers to Kurds

Turkey wouldn't agree to any U.S. arms transfers to Kurdish fighters who are battling Islamic militants in Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying Sunday, as the extremist group... Read more »

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Brad Pitt war film wraps up London Film Festival

Brad Pitt was bringing the London Film Festival to a storming conclusion Sunday with "Fury," David Ayer's mud- and blood-splattered tale of a tank crew in the closing days of World War II. Read more »

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Marine suspect in Philippine killing tests US ties

Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. On a hulking American assault ship moored at a nearby port sits a... Read more »

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Cyanide homicide trial likely battle of experts

The upcoming homicide trial of a former University of Pittsburgh medical researcher figures to be a battle of medical experts. Read more »

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Pope Paul VI is almost a saint: Here are 4 of his biggest legacies

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As he wraps up a Vatican meeting marked by sharp debates over sex and morality, Pope Francis on Sunday will honor one of his most controversial predecessors by beatifying Pope Paul VI, who is most... Read more »

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Texas GOP closing in on another Election Day sweep

The biggest shake up of Texas politics in decades is two weeks away. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Iran vows to aid Lebanese military

Iran said Sunday it is ready to provide aid to the Lebanese army as well as the Shiite Hezbollah group to help combat "terrorists." Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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At rallies, Obama casts 2014 as key for his legacy

Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama cast Democrats' success in this year's midterm elections as a chance to further the policies he's fought for in... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospital

Just minutes after Thomas Eric Duncan arrived for a second time at the emergency room, the word is on his chart: "Ebola." But despite all the warnings that the deadly virus could arrive unannounced... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Ebola monitoring inconsistent in U.S. as virus spread

The top administrator in Dallas County rushed to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital this week responding to urgent news: One of its nurses had caught Ebola from a patient. He quickly asked for the... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Hawaii hit by winds, rain as Hurricane Ana veers west

Hurricane Ana was carving a path south of Hawaii on Saturday morning, producing high waves, strong winds and heavy rains that prompted a flood advisory. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Iraq lawmakers approve interior, defense ministers

Iraqi lawmakers approved Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's remaining Cabinet nominees on Saturday, including for the critical posts of defense and interior, completing the formation of a government... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Container ship towed away from Canadian coast

A large tug boat was pulling a disabled Russian cargo ship along British Columbia's coast, ending fears that the vessel carrying hundreds of tons of fuel would drift ashore, hit rocks and spill. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Bermuda clears trees, power lines hit by Gonzalo

Crews cleared away downed trees and power lines Saturday after Hurricane Gonzalo battered this tiny, wealthy British territory for several hours but caused no deaths or serious injuries. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Some 60 head of cattle shot in Nevada spree; ranchers offer $20,600 reward

Nevada ranchers are offering a $20,600 reward after the shootings of some 60 head of cattle across northern Nevada since mid-summer. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Cautious optimism over Nigeria's kidnapped girls

There's no dancing in the streets, but people in the hometown of more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls are cautiously optimistic about news of a cease-fire with the Islamic extremists who... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Slain journalist James Foley 'tried to see the good'

Family and friends say slain journalist James Foley was a compassionate and capable journalist who tried to see the good in others. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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First US Ebola victim remembered for compassion

Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered Saturday as a big-hearted and compassionate man whose virtues may have led to his infection with Ebola in his native Liberia and death as the first victim of the... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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US, China vow to manage rifts ahead of Obama visit

The U.S. and China are pledging to overcome mistrust, manage their differences and cooperate on key issues like combatting terrorism and the spread of the Ebola virus ahead of President Barack... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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116 being monitored in Ohio for Ebola symptoms

A total of 116 people are being monitored for Ebola symptoms in Ohio following the visit from a Dallas nurse who treated the first patient to die of the virus in the United States and later tested... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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