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A.G. candidates Reyes, Stormont differ over defending Utah marriage law

Sharp differences emerged Wednesday between attorney general candidates Sean Reyes and Charles Stormont.

Outgoing AG Eric Holder: Mixed record on national security issues

Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans to prosecute the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and other alleged co-conspirators in a New York courtroom,... Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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GOP cautions that Senate control would have limits

Some in the GOP fear that conservative activists would have unrealistic expectations if Republicans run both the House and Senate. Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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Syrian rescuer, on a break, recalls horror of war

Thousands of miles from his ravaged homeland in the comfort and security of midtown Manhattan, Raed Saleh chokes up as he recalls some of the horrors he has witnessed as a rescue worker in northern... Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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US-led airstrikes hit Syria oil refinery by Turkey

Airstrikes likely carried out by the U.S.-led coalition struck an oil refinery in Syria held by the Islamic State group on Sunday, shaking buildings and sending flames shooting into the air near... Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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Ebola clinics fill up as Liberia awaits aid

Fourteen-year-old D.J. Mulbah set off at dawn with his mother and grandmother in desperate pursuit of a coveted bed at the Ebola clinic run by Doctors Without Borders in Liberia's capital. Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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National Institutes of Health to treat US doctor exposed to Ebola virus

The National Institutes of Health is preparing to care for an American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone. Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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Obama: Mistrust of police corrodes America

President Barack Obama says the mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed after the fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, has a corrosive effect on all of America, not just on black... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Trio of GOP prospects urge midterm turnout in Iowa

A trio of Republican presidential prospects implored conservatives Saturday to vote in November's midterm elections while doing their best to impress likely caucus goers should they compete for the... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Hong Kong activists start bigger protest amid standoff

Hong Kong activists kicked off a long-threatened mass civil disobedience protest Sunday to challenge Beijing over restrictions on voting reforms, escalating the battle for democracy in the former... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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New mom Chelsea Clinton celebrates baby daughter

Chelsea Clinton has given birth to a daughter named Charlotte, the first grandchild of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Parents of Michael Brown unmoved by police chief's apology

The parents of Michael Brown said Saturday in an interview with The Associated Press they were unmoved by the apology of the Ferguson, Missouri, police chief weeks after their unarmed 18-year-old... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Utah gay marriage case first in line at Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court will start considering Monday the cases it will take in its upcoming session, including the challenge to Utah's ban on same-sex marriage. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Hillary Clinton targeted at evangelical summit

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the one figure uniting religious conservatives frustrated by a leaderless Republican Party that's divided over foreign policy, immigration and social issues. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Russian foreign minister gives blistering attack on US, NATO

The Russian foreign minister issued a blistering attack on the West and NATO on Saturday, accusing them of being unable to change their Cold War "genetic code" and saying the United States must... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Iran-6 power talks turn into mostly Iran-US show

First there were three nations negotiating with Tehran over its nuclear program. Then six. And now, mostly one — the United States. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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How a Wendy Davis loss could help Texas Democrats

Wendy Davis may well lose the Texas governor's race, but that could still be a win for the Democrats. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Eric Holder's departure clouds fate of civil rights cases

Moments after making fresh demands that Attorney General Eric Holder open federal investigations into police shootings of unarmed black men, a cluster of civil rights activists learned, courtesy of... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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US-led planes strike fighters attacking Syria town

U.S.-led coalition warplanes struck Islamic State fighters in Syria attacking a town near the Turkish border for the first time Saturday, as well as positions in the country's east, activists and a... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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US struggles to blunt Syria rebel anger at strikes

The U.S. is struggling to counter anger among the Syrian opposition, where many believe that the air campaign against extremists in the country is only helping President Bashar Assad and that... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Bill Clinton bows out of Denver event for embattled Dems

Democrats say former President Bill Clinton has bowed out of a scheduled appearance to lend a hand to a pair of embattled Colorado candidates following the birth of his granddaughter. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Poll: Confused by issues of the day? Join the club

Confused by the federal health care law? How about the debate over NSA surveillance? The way the Federal Reserve affects interest rates? Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Egypt court postpones ruling in Mubarak retrial

An Egyptian court on Saturday postponed its ruling until November in the retrial of former President Hosni Mubarak, charged with complicity in the killings of protesters during the 2011 revolt that... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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White House hints at fall confirmation for next attorney general

Could the White House be hinting at when President Barack Obama might nominate a new attorney general? Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Iran leader: Time not right for another phone call with President Obama

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Friday that the time isn't right for another phone conversation or a meeting with President Barack Obama "because of the sensitivity that still exists between... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Britain joins fight against Islamic State group

Britain, Belgium and Denmark on Friday joined the U.S.-led coalition of nations that are launching airstrikes on Islamic State group militants in Iraq, committing warplanes to the struggle against... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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