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After Supreme Court ruling, President Obama says more to do on health care

Obama says he wants to refocus on improving health care quality, expanding access and rooting out waste

Ohio's John Kasich plans to announce GOP 2016 presidential bid July 21

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who's spent the year testing his scrappy political style and pragmatic policy positions around the country, plans to formally enter the 2016 presidential race July 21. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Sputtering start to US military's training of Syrian rebels

Fewer than 100 Syrian rebels are currently being trained by the U.S. military to fight the Islamic State group — just a tiny total for a sputtering program with a stated goal of producing... Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Hundreds still in hospital after fire at Taiwan music party

More than 400 people, many of them seriously burned, remained in hospitals Sunday after a fire spread into a crowd of spectators at a music party at a Taiwan water park, authorities said. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Greece imposes capital controls, banks to remain shut

Greece's five-year financial crisis took its most dramatic turn to date Sunday, with the prime minister announcing Greek banks would remain shut indefinitely and restrictions would be imposed on... Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Nuke talks to miss target; Iran foreign minister heads home

A senior U.S. official acknowledged Sunday that Iran nuclear talks will go past their June 30 target date, as Iran's foreign minister prepared to head home for consultations before returning to... Read more »

June 28, 2015

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2nd escaped murderer is shot, captured after other killed

The second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape three weeks ago from a maximum-security prison in northern New York was shot and captured near the Canadian border on Sunday, two... Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Christie to embrace underdog role as he launches 2016 bid

When New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie enters the race for president next week, he'll do so as an underdog. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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French police escort suspect in beheading to his home

Police wearing masks escorted the man accused of beheading a businessman to the suspect's home in southeastern France on Sunday to try to find his passport to determine if he traveled abroad, a... Read more »

June 28, 2015

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In picking presidents, New Hampshire forgoes producing them

When it comes to presidents, New Hampshire is much better at picking them than producing them. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Outside Iran talks, a different cast competes for attention

Ah, Vienna. City of music. Crown jewel of the Holy Roman Empire. Birthplace of psychoanalysis. Home of the Lipizzaner stallions. And this week, host of the Iran nuclear negotiations. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Utah metro drivers spend about 22 minutes commuting

Driving around the Salt Lake City metro area isn't always fast and easy, but average commute times for motorists in Utah's capital city are less than the national average and shorter than many... Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Moldovans choose between Russia, Europe in local elections

Moldovans voted Sunday in local election runoffs being seen as a test of whether the former Soviet republic moves closer to the European Union or to neighboring Russia. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Greece imposes capital controls, banks to remain shut

Greece's five-year financial crisis took its most dramatic turn to date Sunday, with the prime minister announcing Greek banks would remain shut indefinitely and restrictions would be imposed on... Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Activists: IS fighters kill 200 civilians in Syrian town

Islamic State fighters who launched a surprise attack on a Syrian border town massacred more than 200 civilians, including women and children, before they were killed or driven out by Kurdish... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Terror on the beach: Tourists recount Tunisia attack horrors

Tunisia's postcard destination for tourists is reeling from the terror that blighted another day of play at the Mediterranean seaside resort of Sousse. A man armed with a Kalashnikov and grenades... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Human Rights Campaign denounces fall 'families' conference

A news conference on the steps of the Utah Capitol was held Saturday under the glare of the summer's first heat wave by the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest civil rights organization for... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Greeks face new uncertainty after vote called on bailout

Anxiety over Greece's future swelled on Saturday, with people queuing outside banks to withdraw cash, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' call for the people to vote on a proposed bailout deal... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Diplomats: Iran considers shipping, selling enriched uranium

Nuclear negotiators for Iran, obligated to dispose tons of enriched uranium under an approaching deal, are focusing on a U.S.-backed plan to have Tehran export the material for sale by a second... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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The Latest: Sheriff say surviving escape faces tougher time

The latest on the manhunt following the escape of two convicted murderers from a maximum-security prison (all times local): Read more »

June 27, 2015

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John Florez: Barker leaves a legacy of caring

James Barker, who served as a Salt Lake City commissioner and who recently passed away, was my mentor. He leaves a legacy of what politicians who have a heart can do who keep the public’s... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Beheading, attack at US factory in France; suspect detained

A truck driver once under surveillance for radical Islamic ties crashed into an American-owned chemical warehouse in southeastern France on Friday and hung his employer's severed head on a factory... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Experts: Decision raises religious freedom questions, but Utah law appears sound

State leaders don't see a conflict between Friday's Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage across the country and the religious freedom and anti-discrimination bills Utah lawmakers... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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