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Rebooting Greece: how to get its economy going again

After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet.

Herbert pleads with Obama to stop any new monument designations in Utah

In a letter penned to President Obama on Monday, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert urged that no new monument designations be made in the state. The letter references the angst still felt in Utah over the... Read more »

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Authorities search rugged California area in ongoing manhunt

Authorities on Monday searched a rugged, five-square-mile area east of Bakersfield, California, as part of a six-day manhunt involving a killing, kidnapping and the wounding of two deputies. Read more »

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Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds

The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential... Read more »

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Mexico City mayor vows full probe of journalist slaying

MEXICO CITY — Mexico City's mayor said Monday that no expense will be spared and no line of investigation ignored in the hunt for the killers of four women and a photojournalist, who had fled... Read more »

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States' targets shift in final Obama climate change plan

Sixteen states will have tougher carbon dioxide reduction targets than they originally planned now that President Barack Obama has presented his final plan to cut emissions from U.S. power plants. Read more »

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Hillary Clinton making brief fundraising stop in Utah

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton will make a brief stop in Utah midday Wednesday to raise money at a private event being held in a Park City home. Read more »

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Alpha is latest coal producer to seek bankruptcy protection

Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the country's biggest coal producers, became the latest in a string of coal companies to seek bankruptcy protection amid an historic shift in the electric power... Read more »

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AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless discount

AT&T customers will save $10 a month and get a single bill for their TV and wireless services under a new package the company is offering after its $48.5 billion purchase of satellite TV... Read more »

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US manufacturing growth slows in July

U.S. factories were a little less busy last month. Read more »

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Sunday morning explosions at 2 New Mexico churches stun congregants

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Explosions about a half hour apart shattered the serenity of morning services at two Las Cruces churches Sunday, but caused no injuries and only minor damage, police said. Read more »

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How Facebook plans to change the world with drones and lasers

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It may sound like science fiction, but your Internet may soon be beamed down to you using drones and lasers. Read more »

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Comic Amy Schumer, Sen. Schumer call for better gun control

Comedian Amy Schumer spoke tearfully of two women who were shot to death during a screening of her movie, "Trainwreck," and asked lawmakers Monday to support a gun control bill sponsored by her... Read more »

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USU names Maura Hagan as new dean of College of Science

Utah State University has selected Maura E. Hagan as the new dean of the College of Science. Read more »

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Why Chris Christie says teachers unions deserve a ‘punch in the face’

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New Jersey Republican appeals to party base, but echoes Democrat in next door New York, a pairing that reflects new education alignments. Read more »

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US stocks drop, led by fall in energy stocks

U.S. stocks fell on Monday, led by a slumping energy sector as the price of oil continued to fall. Investors were also watching the latest earnings releases. Tyson Foods dropped after cutting its... Read more »

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Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances

Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James Holmes, finding his defense failed to persuade them to show him mercy. Read more »

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Senate voting on Planned Parenthood, prelude to fall battle

The Senate appeared likely to reject a Republican effort to halt federal funds to Planned Parenthood on Monday. But it was just a prelude to a fall faceoff with higher stakes — a potential... Read more »

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Illinois the top party school in the US; BYU still the top stone-cold sober school

The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, Java and light-emitting diodes, or LED. Read more »

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Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more

When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. Since then, legislators in almost... Read more »

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Jeb Bush unveils border security, immigration reform plan

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is outlining a six-point strategy to bolster security at the nation's border and overhaul its immigration laws. Read more »

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House GOP says it has the votes to disapprove of Iran deal

House Republicans said Monday that they have the GOP votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped up their support of the agreement the Obama administration and other world... Read more »

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In Poland, communist-era graves overlay victims of the state

Fearing the power of their patriotism, Poland's communist leaders killed World War II heroes and anti-communist activists and dumped their bodies secretly in mass graves, hoping they would be... Read more »

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Pelosi praises papal climate encyclical during Italy visit

Leading U.S. Democrat Nancy Pelosi on Monday called the pope's climate encyclical "an important new effective asset" in pushing forward policy to slow global warming by bringing aboard a new audience. Read more »

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Sheriff: Man fatally shoots defendant waiting at courthouse

A man fatally shot a defendant waiting in a small courtyard outside a county courthouse in a historic Mississippi town Monday morning, and a suspect is in custody, law enforcement officials said. Read more »

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Turkey, Kurd rebels gear up for return to all-out conflict

The military helicopters swooped in over the Kurdish heartland and dropped white incendiary powder on a raging brush fire — igniting a massive conflagration that raced through the mountains,... Read more »

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