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Federal prosecutors deny SUWA influence in ATV protest ride case

Government attorneys have rebutted claims that a federal judge's friendship prevented him from being impartial.

Court orders EPA to relax air-pollution limits in 13 states

A federal appeals court is ordering the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from... Read more »

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Most Utahns oppose Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, new poll shows

A majority of Utahns oppose the U.S. Supreme Court decision last month legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, a new poll shows. Read more »

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GOP on guard as Donald Trump continues to dangle 3rd party prospect

Donald Trump is running for president as a Republican, and he says that won't change — so long as he's "treated fairly." Read more »

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Obama draws criticism for saying Ethiopia is democratic

Some African activists have greeted President Barack Obama's remarks that Ethiopia has a democratically elected government with scorn and concern. Read more »

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Sen. Paul: Senate will vote on fed aid to Planned Parenthood

The Senate will vote before its August recess on an effort to block federal aid to Planned Parenthood, presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul said Tuesday. Read more »

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Hillary Clinton won't take a position on Keystone pipeline

Hillary Clinton says she will not take a position on the Keystone XL pipeline until she becomes president, citing her work on the issue as secretary of state. Read more »

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Herbert says new Medicaid expansion plan less than a month away

Gov. Gary Herbert said Monday he and other state leaders are less than a month away from having a new Medicaid expansion proposal ready to be considered in a special session of the Legislature. Read more »

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Clinton, Democratic hopefuls to address DNC members

The Democratic National Committee says all five of the party's main presidential candidates will address DNC members next month. Read more »

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Iraqi militias train young teens to face the threat of Islamic State

A quiet middle-class Shiite neighborhood in western Baghdad was transformed recently into a mini-boot camp, training teenagers for battle against the Islamic State group. Read more »

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Short-term highway extension may be way out for Congress

House Republicans are weighing a three-month highway funding extension that could offer Congress a way out of an impasse days ahead of a crucial deadline. Read more »

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NATO proclaims 'strong solidarity' with Turkey against IS

NATO proclaimed its "strong solidarity" with Turkey following a rare emergency meeting Tuesday in which members also urged the country not to use excessive force in its fight against extremists, a... Read more »

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Cabinet secretaries on Capitol Hill again to sell Iran deal

Secretary of State John Kerry pitched the administration's controversial nuclear deal with Iran to a skeptical House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday, pushing back against the allegation it... Read more »

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White House Notebook: Obama says he's confident he could win a third term, if allowed

Could President Barack Obama win a third term in office? He's convinced that he could, but would really rather not. Read more »

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Greece advances in loan talks, under fire for euro exit plan

Greece pushed ahead with talks on a new rescue loan Tuesday, but its government came under increasing pressure over claims it had a top-secret plan to prepare for a euro exit that involved... Read more »

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Obama administration wants to give prisoners Pell grants

Education Secretary Arne Duncan says the Obama administration wants to expand the Pell grant program to prisoners. Read more »

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Lee takes on new strategy in fight against Affordable Care Act

Sen. Mike Lee withdrew his plan Monday night to push a second attempt to bring another vote on the Affordable Care Act, switching to a new strategy. Read more »

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House, Senate on collision course in highway debate

Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway legislation. But House Republicans declared the Senate... Read more »

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Oklahoma Supreme Court: Ten Commandments monument at Capitol must go

The Oklahoma Supreme Court reaffirmed in a 7-2 decision Monday that a Ten Commandments monument on the state Capitol grounds is unconstitutional and must be removed. Read more »

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Lawyers: Immigrant mothers coerced to wear ankle monitors

Lawyers representing immigrant mothers held in a South Texas detention center say the women have been denied counsel and coerced into accepting ankle-monitoring bracelets as a condition of release,... Read more »

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NSA will stop looking at old phone records

The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency will soon stop using millions of American calling records it collected under a controversial program leaked by former agency... Read more »

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, calls on Obama to remove IRS commissioner

The Republican chairman of a powerful House committee is calling for the removal of the IRS commissioner, saying he has obstructed congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative... Read more »

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Obama: Republican criticism of Iran nuclear deal would be ridiculous 'if it weren't so sad'

President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their attack on his landmark nuclear deal with Iran "ridiculous if it weren't... Read more »

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Hillary Clinton offers energy plans, declines comment on Keystone XL oil pipeline

Hillary Rodham Clinton is detailing new energy proposals in Iowa to address climate change. She calls global warming one of the "most urgent threats of our time." Read more »

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Covered California: Cost of health care coverage increasing

Californians buying individual health plans on the state insurance exchange will see an average increase of about 4 percent in premiums for the second year in a row. Read more »

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Judge tosses lawsuit seeking fatal drugs for terminally ill

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit against the state of California by three terminally ill residents seeking doctor-prescribed fatal medication. Read more »

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