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The tea party movement remains strong, Harvard professor tells U. students

The tea party movement that toppled former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett remains strong, a Harvard professor said

Sen. Harry Reid's retirement recalls his influence on Utah Republicans, Democrats

The first time Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, saw Congress up close was as a Boy Scout on a tour given by one of the leaders of his Washington, D.C.-area troop, Harry Reid, the Nevada Democrat who later... Read more »

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Rep. Trey Gowdy: Hillary Clinton wiped email server clean, deleted all emails

Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server "clean," permanently deleting all emails from it, the Republican chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks said Friday. Read more »

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Intergenerational poverty initiative moves forward, despite stalled bill

An initiative to cure intergenerational poverty in Utah is pushing onward through a revolutionary collaboration, despite efforts that stalled in the 2015 Legislative session. Read more »

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France says will propose UN Security Council draft on Israel

France's foreign minister said Friday his country will propose a U.N. Security Council resolution in the coming weeks that could present a framework for negotiations toward resolving the... Read more »

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About 4,000 fishermen stranded on Indonesian islands

The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote eastern Indonesian islands has spiraled to 4,000, including some revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been enslaved. Read more »

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Gov. Gary Herbert OKs tuition waivers for family of fallen officers

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has approved a bill that will give in-state tuition to family members of public safety officers killed in the line of duty. Read more »

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Kerry orders State Department review of records retention

The State Department has ordered an internal audit of the agency's record keeping after revelations that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used a private email account and server... Read more »

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Republicans celebrate good week on Hill, but sees challenges ahead

Republicans are looking like they've finally figured out how to govern. Read more »

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White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

The White House on Friday announced a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria amid fears that once-treatable germs could become deadly. Read more »

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Death of baby cut from womb in Colorado doesn't lead to murder charge

The Colorado woman accused of cutting the baby from an expectant mother's belly will not face murder charges in the gruesome attack that revived the highly charged debate over when a fetus can... Read more »

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Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will retire after five terms. Read more »

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Mental health vetting of pilots ineffective, US experts say

There is little effective, real-world screening of airline pilots for mental problems despite regulations in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere that say mental health should be part of their regular... Read more »

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Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

Saudi and Egyptian warships deployed Friday to the Bab al-Mandab strait off Yemen to secure the strategic sea passage, Egyptian military officials said, as a Saudi-led coalition widened their... Read more »

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Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure

When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed... Read more »

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Things to know about Internet vulnerabilities in the US

Internet outages can disrupt emergency services, business transactions and basic communication. Here are few things to know about the nation's Internet infrastructure and its vulnerabilities. Read more »

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Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi bruised some longtime liberal allies when she worked with Speaker John Boehner to craft a rare bipartisan accord on Medicare. But lawmakers say it will enhance... Read more »

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Are the early primary states a big deal anymore?

Few states have shaped presidential politics like Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina. Read more »

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Syria's Assad calls chemical attack allegations 'propaganda'

Syrian President Bashar Assad has rejected allegations that his military used barrel bombs or chlorine gas against opposition-held areas, calling the accusations "malicious propaganda." Read more »

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EU weighs new methods to coax Israel back to peace talks

European Union officials say the EU is assessing new ways to push Israel back to the peace negotiating table with the Palestinians for a deal based on a two-state solution. Read more »

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Reaction to Sen. Harry Reid's retirement announcement

n. Harry Reid said Friday that he won't seek re-election in 2016. Officials react to the Democratic majority leader's announcement he will retire after five terms: Read more »

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Nigerian leader urges peaceful vote as elections loom

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan urged his nation to vote peacefully and accept the results of Saturday's presidential elections, which analysts say will be the most tightly contested in the... Read more »

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Syria's Assad says 'open' to dialogue with United States

Syrian President Bashar Assad says he would be "open" to a dialogue with the United States, but that it must be "based on mutual respect." Read more »

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Iraqi Shiite cleric calls for unity after militia pullout

Iraq's most revered Shiite cleric on Friday called for unity among the country's forces battling the Islamic State group after most of the Iran-backed Shiite militias pulled out of the offensive in... Read more »

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Watchdog report faults DEA handling of sex party allegations

A federal watchdog on Thursday faulted the Drug Enforcement Administration over allegations that agents attended sex parties with prostitutes on government-leased property while stationed overseas. Read more »

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Gillette company does work for NASA

Next time NASA's crawler transporter makes the 4.2-mile trip from the assembly shop to the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the massive, lumbering 1960s machine will have new... Read more »

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