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Utah County residents in vote-by-mail cities won't need to cast ballots twice

Residents in the five Utah County cities holding vote-by-mail elections this year won't have to cast two ballots.

Q&A about decision to change Mount McKinley to Mount Denali

North America's tallest mountain will soon return to its previous name, Mount Denali, more than a century after the Alaskan peak was named to honor President William McKinley, who never set foot in... Read more »

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Obama opens Alaska trip aiming to drive climate to forefront

President Barack Obama brought the power of the presidential pulpit to Alaska on Monday, aiming to thrust climate change to the forefront of the global agenda with a historic visit that will put... Read more »

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Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed

As lawmakers took up a measure to give greater powers to separatists in eastern Ukraine, nationalist protesters clashed with police outside parliament on Monday, and the Interior Ministry said one... Read more »

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Kerry: Climate change potential for harm similar to WWII

Secretary of State John Kerry kicked off a conference on the challenges of climate change by comparing it to the crisis faced by world leaders last century. Read more »

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Trump video goes after Bush on immigration

Donald Trump is going after Republican presidential rival Jeb Bush with a new campaign video about immigration. Read more »

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Argentine presidential candidate would try to ease divisions

Argentina's leading presidential candidate dismisses claims that he won't remain independent from outgoing President Cristina Fernandez and says he would seek to bridge divisions in this... Read more »

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Austria inspects trucks for migrants, creates 18-mile backup

Austria stepped up vehicle inspections Monday at its Hungarian border after 71 migrants apparently suffocated in a truck, creating a huge traffic jam on the main Budapest-Vienna highway. Read more »

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Afghan Taliban offer leader's biography amid power struggle

Defying warnings from Washington and the fury of Afghanistan's government, Pakistani authorities are turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban supporters in a city near the Afghan... Read more »

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EU struggles for answers as migrant influx raises tensions

French and German leaders reminded other European countries Monday of their shared responsibility toward refugees, as one official blamed harsh government policy for the deaths of dozens of... Read more »

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State Dept. to release 7,000 pages of emails, 150 censored

The State Department will release roughly 7,000 pages of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails Monday, including about 150 emails that have been censored because they contain information that is now... Read more »

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US stocks close out their worst month in 3 years

The stock market is closing out its worst month in more than three years on a down note. Read more »

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Syrian official: Amount of damage at Palmyra temple unclear

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A Syrian official in charge of antiquities said Monday his government has not been able to determine how much damage an explosion near the ancient Temple of Bel caused the ancient structure in the... Read more »

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World stocks fall after Fed suggests Sept rate hike possible

Markets slumped Monday after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and weak Japanese factory activity provided more evidence of a sluggish... Read more »

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Suspect in ambush of Houston-area deputy due in court

A man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in... Read more »

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The Latest: Lebanese group threaten to escalate protests

Here are the latest developments regarding Lebanon's protest over the country's ongoing trash crisis. Read more »

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Donald Trump courts tea party voters in Nashville

Donald Trump will decide soon whether to mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president, the real estate mogul said Saturday. Read more »

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GOP presidential hopeful Rand Paul rallies Utahns, calls Donald Trump mania 'insane'

Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul had one word for the Donald Trump phenomenon that seems to be sweeping the country: "Insane." Read more »

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As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

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Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected, though still below what many... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years in prison

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison, the latest twist in a long-running trial criticized worldwide by diplomats, press freedom... Read more »

Aug. 29, 2015

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Appeals court reverses ruling that found NSA program illegal

A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Video: Bush returns to New Orleans for 10th anniversary of Katrina

Former President George W. Bush returned Friday to New Orleans — the scene of one of his presidency's lowest points — to tout the region's recovery from the nation's costliest natural... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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GOP's Walker promises to aggressively confront terrorism

Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker says the United States under his leadership would aggressively confront what he describes as "evil" and "radical Islamic terrorism." Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and America

Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Elected officials, business leaders campaign for local sales tax hike

A political issues committee joined with local mayors and business leaders outside Midvale City Hall on Thursday to promote a quarter-cent sales tax hike that will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot in 16... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Guatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandal

Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters marched by the thousands and the attorney general's office urged him... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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