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Utah came first for Rep. Jim Matheson, but in leaving D.C., what comes next?

Rep. Jim Matheson served in Congress for 14 years but never forgot who sent him there and where he came from.

Bergdahl investigation report goes to senior Army commander

The fate of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl now rests with a top U.S. general in North Carolina who will decide if the soldier should be charged with desertion after he left his Afghanistan post in 2009... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Wife of Cuban agent freed from US expecting baby

Cuba is celebrating the return of three intelligence agents imprisoned in the United States for more than a decade, and the joyful but puzzling news that one of their wives is expecting just two... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Valles Caldera looks to future as national park

The management experiment at Valles Caldera National Preserve is coming to an end as the National Park Service prepares to take over the 140-square-mile property in northern New Mexico. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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As dust clears, what's next for Sony?

The Sony hacking attack continues to deliver more dramatic plotlines than any fictional movie, but meanwhile the movie studio must move forward and tackle the next steps in minimizing the mess.... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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UN Security Council takes up North Korea's human rights

The U.N. Security Council took up the issue of North Korea's bleak human rights situation for the first time Monday, a groundbreaking step toward possibly holding the nuclear-armed but desperately... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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North Korea experiencing severe Internet outages

North Korea experienced sweeping and progressively worse Internet outages extending into Monday, with one computer expert saying the country's online access is "totally down." The White House and... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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As US cleans up, it's exporting more pollution

Heat-trapping pollution released into the atmosphere from rising exports of U.S. gasoline and diesel dwarfs the cuts made from fuel efficiency standards and other efforts to reduce global warming... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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FAA, industry launch drone safety campaign

The drone industry is teaming up with the government and model aircraft hobbyists to launch a safety campaign in response to increasing encounters between small drones and manned aircraft Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Air quality grants available for vehicles, equipment

The Utah Division of Air Quality is seeking projects to award up to $100,000 in grants from the Clean Air Retrofit, Replacement, and Off-Road Technology Program. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Cuba: Asylum for fugitives is legitimate right

Cuba says it has a right to grant asylum to U.S. fugitives, the clearest signal yet that the communist government has no intention of extraditing America's most-wanted woman despite the warming relations. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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UN Security Council discussing N. Korea's human rights

The U.N. Security Council has placed North Korea's bleak human rights situation on its agenda, a groundbreaking step toward possibly holding the nuclear-armed but desperately poor country and leader Kim Jong Un accountable for... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Change of leadership in Crimea means property grab

One day in October, a dozen armed men in masks drove up to the gates of Yalta Film Studios. They weren't actors, and this was no make-believe. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Tribes tread carefully into marijuana discussions

The Navajo Nation had bitter debates when it was deciding whether to allow casinos on the reservation and if alcohol should be sold in them. The arguments focused on the revenue and jobs casinos... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Court heaps grief on vaccine victims, makes them wait years

All but broken by her son's violent and unexplained seizures, by so many panicked trips from the crib to the emergency room, Jeffrey McCord's mom thought her desperate search for both answers and... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Cuba: We're open to every part of Obama's detente

Cuba is open to all of U.S. President Barack Obama's moves to improve relations and strengthen private enterprise and civil society on the island, the country's head of North American affairs said... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Going it alone, Obama rocked the boat in 2014

President Barack Obama rang in 2014 by declaring a "year of action," vowing to strengthen the nation by focusing on fairness, competitiveness and the power of American diplomacy. Since Congress... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Immigrants line up for Arizona driver's licenses

Many young immigrants protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy are expected Monday to begin applying for Arizona driver's licenses, a privilege first denied by the governor... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Palestinians say Gaza reconstruction pledges unfulfilled

International donors have so far failed to deliver billions of dollars in aid money that was promised to rebuild the war-battered Gaza Strip, a Palestinian official said Monday, saying the rift between rival Palestinian factions is... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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China to investigate ex-President Hu's top aide

The top aide to former Chinese President Hu Jintao has been placed under investigation for unspecified disciplinary violations, the official Xinhua News Agency said Monday, in a sign that President... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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North Korea skipping UN Security Council meeting

An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a U.S. accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking U.N. Security Council meeting Monday where the country's bleak human... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Police: Fugitive killed Florida officer

A fugitive trying to evade an arrest warrant shot a Tampa-area police officer and then ran him over early Sunday, killing the officer, police said. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2014

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Tent city sprouts in shadow of downtown Detroit

Bankruptcy behind it, Detroit's atmosphere swirls with the promise of better days. Charles Floyd Jones can only hope that the city's good fortune trickles down to him and the 10 other residents of... Read more »

Dec. 21, 2014

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