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New analysis of Medicaid expansion proposals: Herbert's health plan is best deal

A new analysis of Medicaid expansion proposals released Tuesday shows the governor's plan is the better deal.

Greece gets until Sunday for proposals to stave off collapse

Frustrated and angry eurozone leaders fearing for the future of their common currency gave the Greek prime minister a last-minute chance Tuesday to finally come up with a viable proposal on how to... Read more »

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Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore plans presidential run

Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore will announce a run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination next month. Read more »

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SC Senate gives final OK to Confederate flag removal

The South Carolina Senate gave its final approval Tuesday to removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds, but across the hall in the House, Republicans quietly sought a way to make a... Read more »

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What's next for No Child Left Behind and what does it mean for Utah?

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday began deliberating over a bill to replace the embattled federal education law known as No Child Left Behind, and Utah educators hope it will lead to greater local control. Read more »

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On floor of U.S. Senate, Sen. Mike Lee honors President Boyd K. Packer as 'man of principles'

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, delivered a tribute Tuesday on the floor of the U.S. Senate for President Boyd K. Packer, who died Friday after serving 53 years in senior LDS Church leadership. Lee said... Read more »

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Sandy businessman files intent to sue Salt Lake City mayor

A Sandy businessman Monday filed an intent to sue Mayor Ralph Becker and two other Salt Lake City employees for allegedly ruining a business deal. Read more »

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Utah ranks 11th in U.S. in fiscal health study

Utah ranked No. 11 among U.S. states for its fiscal health, based on its fiscal solvency in five categories — cash solvency, budget solvency, long-run solvency, service-level solvency and... Read more »

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Utah A.G. names new state solicitor general

Attorney General Sean Reyes has hired Tyler Green to be the state's new solicitor general. Read more »

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NTSB: 2 killed when F-16, small plane crash; jet pilot safe

An F-16 fighter jet smashed into a small plane Tuesday over South Carolina, killing two people and raining down plane parts and debris over a wide swath of marshes and rice fields. Read more »

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Arizona think tank challenges Indian Child Welfare Act

A right-leaning think tank has brought what it believes is the most comprehensive constitutional challenge to a law that gives preference to American Indian families in adoptions of Indian children. Read more »

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Report: Troops face hassles with student loans, despite law

A government regulator says military personnel are still being hassled over their student loans despite the federal laws and programs put in place to protect them. Read more »

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Report: Number of US heroin users rose 300,000 over a decade

The number of U.S. heroin users has grown by nearly 300,000 over a decade, with the bulk of the increase among whites, according to a new government report. Read more »

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EPA chief: Climate plan on track despite mercury ruling

A Supreme Court ruling that undermined a federal rule targeting mercury pollution will not affect the Obama administration's plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions to slow the effects of global... Read more »

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After taking hit, Cuomo calmly returns fire on de Blasio

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a week after being criticized by his friend-turned-foe New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, calmly returned fire on Tuesday, chalking up the mayor's frustration to his failures in... Read more »

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Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law

Congress is making another run at rewriting the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law, even as the White House urges changes that the administration says would ensure that schools be held... Read more »

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70 years later, WWII bombardier receives presidential honor

At age 22, 2nd Lt. John Pedevillano was the youngest bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Corps' 306th Bomb Group when he was shot down by Nazi fighter pilots in Germany in 1944. Read more »

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Clinton, in Iowa, warns about GOP control of White House

Hillary Rodham Clinton is warning the nation about taking a "big U-turn" to a Republican in the White House. Read more »

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Lawmakers criticize feds for failing to deport immigrant with multiple felony convictions, outstanding drug warrant

Lawmakers criticized federal officials Tuesday for failing to deport an immigrant with multiple felony convictions and an outstanding drug warrant who allegedly went on to murder a woman in San... Read more »

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California right-to-die bill stalls with Catholics opposed

In a blow to the right-to-die movement, California lawmakers on Tuesday dropped one of the most promising legislative efforts in the U.S. to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives. Read more »

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Lack of new Greek proposals leaves eurozone leaders on edge

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras strode into a summit of eurozone leaders with a beaming smile Tuesday, but was met with anger when it became clear he had no written proposal on how to save his... Read more »

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Rubio jabs both parties in economic pitch

Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio called for lower corporate tax rates, looser Internet regulation and broader college accreditation on Tuesday, in an economic policy speech that... Read more »

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Britons mark 10th anniversary of London transit attacks

Britons paused in silence and walked in solidarity Tuesday to mark the 10th anniversary of suicide bomb attacks on London's transit system. Read more »

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Panel: Politics among reasons for botched UN Ebola response

The Ebola outbreak exposed the U.N. health agency's organizational failings, a panel reported Tuesday — but it didn't blame any individuals at the World Health Organization for its bungled... Read more »

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Syrian troops repel militants attack on Aleppo neighborhood

Syrian troops and pro-government gunmen repelled on Tuesday an offensive by rebels and Muslim militants on a neighborhood in the northern city of Aleppo while opposition activists claimed that the... Read more »

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Prosecutors seek 3½ years in prison for ex-Auschwitz guard

German prosecutors on Tuesday sought a 3½-year prison sentence for a 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served at the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland, saying his role there made... Read more »

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