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Emails show top administration officials aware of Clinton's private address

Administration officials knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address

Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding license

A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife. Read more »

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This week in history: Adams and Jefferson breathe their last

On July 4, 1826, former presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died. The two men died 50 years to the day that the Declaration of Independence was ratified. Read more »

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'You can see the jaw marks': Pleasant Grove boy survives South Carolina shark attack

A Pleasant Grove family is filled with gratitude their 12-year-old boy survived a shark bite in South Carolina this week with nothing to show for it other than a few stitches and a gripping story... Read more »

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Defense helps US team to the Women's World Cup final

It used to be that the U.S. women's national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women's World Cup in Canada, the Americans are finding success with a locked-down defense. Read more »

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The U.S. women’s national soccer team finds strength in motherhood

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The U.S. women's national soccer team is more than just a group of international soccer stars. They're also a team of mothers. Read more »

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Jerusalem family finds a 2,000-year-old biblical bath tub in their basement

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The Shimshoni family was doing a little spring cleaning when they found a 2,000-year-old ritual bath under their living room floor, the Times of Israel reported. Read more »

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Once patrons, now landlords — churches rehab buildings for artist spaces

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On the north side of Indianapolis, the historic First Presbyterian Church is now the Harrison Center for the Arts. Read more »

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Nicholas Winton, who helped save more than 650 children from the Holocaust, dies at 106

Nicholas Winton, a humanitarian who almost single-handedly saved more than 650 Jewish children from the Holocaust, earning himself the label "Britain's Schindler," has died. He was 106. Read more »

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Western wildfires: Flames plague hot, dry Washington region

mes ignited in drought-stricken Washington state, not far from where a destructive wildfire reduced homes to rubble. Crews also are battling blazes in California and Nevada. Read more »

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After court ruling, Obama says more to do on health care

President Barack Obama says he wants to refocus on improving health care quality, expanding access and rooting out waste now that the Supreme Court has upheld a key element of his health care law. Read more »

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Massive assault on Egypt army in Sinai kills 64 troops

Dozens of Islamic militants unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, killing at... Read more »

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Judge rejects motion, clearing way for Steven Powell trial next week

A Washington judge on Tuesday rejected a motion by Steven Powell to throw out the 2011 search of his Puyallup, Washington, home by West Valley police and all the evidence seized because of it,... Read more »

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It's the pits: Comet appears to have sinkholes, study says

Comets are basically dirty snowballs, but it turns out they can have a very Earth-like feature: sinkholes. Read more »

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Clinton set to raise $45M in gifts both small — and large

Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign says it is on track to report that it has raised more than $45 million since its launch in mid-April, with the vast majority of those donating giving... Read more »

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Why the government let many trade schools become diploma mills

How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as predatory as the Education Department and... Read more »

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White House to allow photos, social media on public tours

The White House says visitors can now take photos or use social media during public tours of the building. Read more »

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Obama: US embassy in Havana marks 'new chapter' in Cuba ties

The United States and Cuba have agreed to open embassies in each other's capitals, the biggest tangible step in the countries' historic bid to restore ties after more than a half-century of... Read more »

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Pension pinch: Elderly Greeks stand on line to get cash

Don't mention the golden years to Michaelis Kotaras. Not after the 78-year-old got up early Wednesday to stand in line, twice, outside the National Bank of Greece for the privilege of going inside... Read more »

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2nd Ebola case declared in Liberia as health workers protest

Liberian officials confirmed a second Ebola case on Wednesday in the same town where the disease was detected days earlier on the corpse of teenager, seven weeks after the country was declared... Read more »

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Ben Carson campaign says it raised $8.3M in past 3 months

Conservative favorite Ben Carson's presidential campaign says it has raised more than $8.3 million in the last three months. Read more »

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New sports uniforms level the playing field for Muslim girls

Girls in stylish athletic wear walk the runway as the sounds of Taylor Swift and Katy Perry blare from speakers. The crowd claps and cheers as the young models strike poses with basketballs,... Read more »

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Solemn ceremony marks return of Tunisia terror attack victims to UK

The bodies of eight British tourists killed in last week's massacre on a Tunisian beach were flown back home Wednesday. A military plane delivered their coffins to waiting hearses in a solemn... Read more »

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Macy's dumps Trump, Flo Rida pulls out of Miss USA pageant

Rapper Flo Rida has pulled out of his guest appearance at the "Miss USA" pageant later this month and Macy's has dumped Donald Trump, part of the continued fallout over the GOP hopeful's remarks... Read more »

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Confidential UN report gives positive nuclear review of Iran

The U.N. nuclear agency says Iran is broadly meeting its commitments under a preliminary nuclear deal that set up the current talks in Austria on a final agreement. Read more »

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Want a national day? Check a website in North Dakota

To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson's calendar, it's also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day. Read more »

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