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EPA proposes stricter ozone standard; concerns expressed for rural Utah

The EPA said it is considering lowering the ground level ozone standard to better protect people's health.

Iran nuke talks stalled, despite Kerry efforts

Contentious nuclear talks between world powers and Tehran hit a new snag Friday after Iran apparently again turned down U.S. demands for concessions, leaving negotiations in limbo just three days... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Executive action brings 'temporary relief' for Utah immigrant families

Immigrant families and organizations gathered Friday on the front steps of the state Capitol to celebrate the opportunities afforded to immigrants residing illegally in the U.S. by executive action... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Fact check: Obama's claims on illegal immigration

An occasional look at political claims that take shortcuts with the facts or don't tell the full story Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Groups petition for gun bans from school assemblies

Advocates for keeping firearms out of college assemblies say there's something wrong with a system that bans people from bringing their own food or drinks into a university assembly, but not their... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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EPA delays decision on ethanol in gas

The Obama administration said Friday it is delaying a decision on whether to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Bill would let overdose victims avoid prosecution

It's a common occurrence across Kentucky: Someone overdoses on drugs, calls for help and is then arrested for possessing drugs or drug paraphernalia. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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House GOP sues administration over health care law

House Republicans sued the Obama administration on Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama's health care law, saying he had overstepped his legal authority in carrying out the program. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Boehner: 'We will not stand idle' on immigration

House Speaker John Boehner said Friday that President Barack Obama was "damaging the presidency" with his unilateral action on immigration. He said the Republican-run House will not stand by, but... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Ukraine's Facebook revolution, 1 year later

Ukraine's revolution began with a status update on Facebook. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Russian FM rejects cuts to oil production

Russia's foreign minister said Friday that there should be no move to cut global energy production, even as the country's economy takes a hit from falling oil prices. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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President Obama's immigration reforms seek to 'deport felons, not families'

After waiting more than 500 days for Congress to act on needed immigration reforms, President Obama announced a sweeping executive order Thursday that could extend temporary relief to millions of... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Union: Ferguson officer does not expect charges

The suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown does not appear to expect criminal charges from a Missouri grand jury that has been investigating the case for several months, a... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Corruption saps enthusiasm for east Ukraine rebels

As battle raged in rebellion-wracked eastern Ukraine, cargo trains piled high with coal thundered along rail tracks to keep heating and power going to households in rebel-held territory. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Montana gay couples exchange vows after ban tossed

Gay couples began exchanging wedding vows at county courthouses across Montana on Thursday, a day after a federal judge threw out the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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President Obama's immigration speech Thursday night

President Barack Obama is poised to claim broad authority to grant work permits to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States and to protect them from deportation. But Republicans... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Obama's immigration actions do have limits

As broadly as President Barack Obama may push the limits of his authority to shield from deportation millions of immigrants illegally in the United States, the fate of millions more will still be... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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NSA director: China can damage US power grid

China and "one or two" other countries are capable of mounting cyberattacks that would shut down the electric grid and other critical systems in parts of the United States, according to Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Iraq, Turkey vow to work together against IS group

Iraq's prime minister said on Thursday that his country and neighboring Turkey have agreed on closer security and intelligence cooperation in the face of the threat posed by the Islamic State group. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Gay couples seek licenses after Montana ban falls

Gay couples were expected to line up for marriage licenses Thursday at county courthouses across Montana after a federal judge tossed out the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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UN says killings, displacement rise in Ukraine

Nearly 300 people were killed since Oct. 18 in fighting which continues in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement, United Nations human rights investigators said Thursday. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Arkansas Supreme Court takes up gay marriage case

Arkansas Supreme Court justices questioned Thursday whether banning gay marriage is constitutional just because voters approved it a decade ago, even if the restriction conflicts with rights... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Utah members of Congress slam Obama's immigration reform plan

Members of Utah's congressional delegation responded Wednesday to President Barack Obama’s plan to use executive action to change immigration policy. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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