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Italy recovers 2015 sunk migrant boat, hopes to ID victims

The Italian navy has raised from the seafloor the migrant ship that sank off Sicily last year.

Grizzly kills mountain biker near Glacier National Park

A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker Wednesday as he was riding along a trail just outside Glacier National Park, Montana authorities said. Read more »

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FBI: Utah militia leader cased mosque, military facilities

Authorities say a Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin in Arizona also cased mosques and military facilities. Read more »

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Istanbul airport attackers seized on chaos to cause carnage

It was an attack that echoed the carnage earlier this year at the Brussels airport, down to the taxi that carried the men to their target: Inciting panic and then taking lethal advantage, three... Read more »

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Man convicted of beating caught on nanny cam gets life term

A judge sentenced a career criminal to life in prison Wednesday for a brutal home invasion beating caught on a nanny cam after listening to the victim describe how the attack left her with physical... Read more »

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Overcoming their estrangement: How Orthodox churches came together

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The Great and Holy Council of the Eastern Orthodox churches concluded Sunday (June 26). There was no shortage of controversy leading up to the council. The churches of Bulgaria, Russia and Georgia... Read more »

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‘Defusing Hate’: Holocaust museum publishes a handbook

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Hoping to make the world safer, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has published a guidebook on countering dangerous speech, authored by a young American who helped quell intertribal... Read more »

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California bill would limit colleges’ religious exemptions

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A bill wending its way through the California Legislature would limit religious colleges’ ability to claim an exemption from federal Title IX regulations that bar discrimination against LGBT... Read more »

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Wind and heat are driving wildfires in the West

ving wildfires fanned by strong, erratic winds and high temperatures are burning in California and Arizona. Here's a look at fires across the West: Read more »

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Evangelist Franklin Graham just issued this challenge to Hillary Clinton

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Franklin Graham expressed his disappointment over the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-3 decision on Monday that struck down Texas' controversial abortion law, but he also offered up a challenge to... Read more »

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Facebook's latest news feed tweak: This time, it's personal

Facebook has once again tweaked the formula it uses to decide what people will see in their news feed — and this time, it's personal. Read more »

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Sheriff: Texas woman shot daughters to make husband 'suffer'

A Texas woman who fatally shot her two daughters did not target her estranged husband because she "wanted him to suffer" the memory of their deaths, a sheriff said Wednesday. Read more »

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Utahns' confidence in the state economy is increasing, survey says

The economy in Utah is flourishing, according to an economic consultant. And a new survey shows that Utahns are feeling quite confident about the state's current economy. Read more »

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Willis fairytale is over: Federer beats qualifier in 3 sets

Roger Federer was not about to let this feel-good story spoil his own Wimbledon. Read more »

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U.S. government: Visitors to national parks can use bathrooms that 'best align with their gender identity'

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The U.S. Department of the Interior confirmed this week that it allows visitors to America's national parks to use the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity, according to The Daily... Read more »

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Christianity has 'grown in the shadows' inside Cuba

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Christianity in Cuba has "grown in the shadows of culture for many years," but a number of organizations are working to help invigorate that growth by equipping and training pastors and churches,... Read more »

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North American leaders confront rising tide of protectionism

The leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico convened a summit Wednesday intended to reaffirm their close cooperation on security, the environment and trade at a time of rising extremist... Read more »

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Legendary coach Pat Summitt felt called by God to do good work

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Pat Summitt, who coached at the University of Tennessee for 38 seasons, was diagnosed with dementia in 2011. Read more »

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Sneaking learning into playtime prevents dreaded 'summer slide'

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Children lose up to three months' learning over the course of summer vacation, forcing teachers to play catch-up in the fall. But parents have a lot of power to keep minds active, engaged and... Read more »

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When sick, Dr. Mom sometimes has the best advice

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Most of us get medical advice for doctors and other health professionals, but what Dr. Mom says matters, too. This makes for a wide array of family health advice offered around the world —... Read more »

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Milwaukee dumps program aimed at familiarizing teenagers with police practices

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Described as "horrible," a Milwaukee classroom program included play-acting in which a police officer shot at a student. Read more »

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The link between early puberty in girls and depression

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The amount of girls showing signs of puberty before age 8 is higher than ever — and precocious puberty in young girls has been linked to depression. Read more »

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Millennials are sparking the next housing boom

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Millennials want to buy homes but can't for reasons such as affordability. Read more »

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Final Benghazi report: No 'smoking gun' pointing to Clinton

House Republicans on Tuesday concluded their $7 million, two-year investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, with fresh accusations of lethal mistakes by the Obama administration but... Read more »

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Gunman shoots 1 at downtown Denver building; kills self

A gunman walked into a busy downtown Denver office building and shot a person multiple times before turning the gun on himself, police said Tuesday. Read more »

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Clinton proposes debt forgiveness to young entrepreneurs

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday proposed letting entrepreneurs defer making student loan payments in order to create jobs and stimulate growth. Read more »

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God? Meaning of life? Many Americans don't seek them in church

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LifeWay Research has taken a close look at what might draw them in, zeroing in on people who say they have not attended a religious service in the past six months except for holidays. Read more »

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Muslim women face threats online

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When Laila Alawa woke up on a recent morning, her phone wouldn’t stop pinging with Twitter notifications. Read more »

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Methodists nominate 3 openly gay candidates for bishop

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At its quadrennial meeting last month, the United Methodist Church decided not to take up contentious LGBT issues. But that’s not stopping its regional conferences from making decisions on... Read more »

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Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for up to $15.3 billion

Volkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests. The settlement will be disbursed to nearly 8,000 Utah car owners. Read more »

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Officer: Military adultery ban is unfair to heterosexuals

Attorneys for an Air Force officer charged with rape, adultery and other crimes are making the novel argument that the military ban on extramarital sex discriminates against heterosexuals because... Read more »

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Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whales

Scientists have deployed a buoy 22 miles off the coast of New York's Fire Island to monitor several species of great whales in "near real-time." The high-tech acoustic device will eavesdrop on the... Read more »

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Top-ranked Jason Day skipping Rio Olympics because of Zika

Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games. Read more »

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41 dead in Istanbul airport attack blamed on Islamic State

Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded scores of others at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport in an attack the government blamed on Islamic State extremists. Read more »

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2 explosions rock Istanbul airport: at least 10 killed, multiple people injured

A Turkish official says two explosions have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport, wounding multiple people. Read more »

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Jewish-Iranian refugee who fled the Middle East for the U.S. is now running for Congress — and she could make history

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Anna Monahemi Kaplan, a Jewish-Iranian refugee who has lived in America for nearly 40 years, will make history if she secures the Democratic nomination and proceeds to win the battle for New York's... Read more »

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Father, son charged with murder in killing of UTA worker

A father and son accused of kidnapping a Clinton woman and her four daughters now face murder charges in Wyoming in the kidnapping and killing of a Utah Transit Authority employee. Read more »

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He set out to raise $250 to help this hungry teen. What happened next has inspired thousands

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Little did one man know that a chance encounter with a teenager at a local grocery store would end up leading to "one of the most cherished experiences" of his life — one that has left him... Read more »

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Tim Tebow reportedly leads in-flight prayer during man's medical emergency

Former football star and TV host Tim Tebow is making headlines after reportedly leading his fellow airplane passengers in prayer after a man on his flight began experiencing a serious medical... Read more »

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EU lawmakers tell UK: If you're leaving, get moving

Indignant European Union lawmakers pressed Britain to end the uncertainty that has gripped European and global markets, saying Tuesday that if it intends to leave, it should start the process... Read more »

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Senate Democrats block GOP's Zika funding bill

Senate Democrats have blocked a GOP-drafted measure to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, accusing Republicans of packing the measure with partisan provisions and unfair spending cuts. Read more »

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Science groups to Congress: Climate change is real threat

Thirty-one of the country's top science organizations are telling Congress that global warming is a real problem and something needs to be done about it. Read more »

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Ikea recalls 29 million dressers after 6 kids killed

Ikea is recalling 29 million chests and dressers after six children were killed when the units toppled over and fell on them. Read more »

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Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for over $15B

Volkswagen will spend more than $15 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related... Read more »

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Appreciation: Pat Summitt used the sport to empower women

yet another men's basketball coach, Tennessee officials turned to the one person they thought would be perfect to take over the Volunteers program. Read more »

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Buddy Ryan, NFL coach and defensive mastermind, dies at 82

yan, who coached two defenses that won Super Bowl titles and whose twin sons Rex and Rob have been successful NFL coaches, has died. He was 82. Read more »

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House Republicans' report faults Obama on Benghazi attacks

Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee faulted the Obama administration Tuesday in a report on the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. Read more »

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Yemeni officials say Saudi-led airstrike has killed 25

An airstrike early on Tuesday by a Saudi-led coalition targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen's southern province of Taiz killed 25 people — 15 fighters and 10 civilians, security officials said. Read more »

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Kremlin says it will take time to mend ties with Turkey

The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday it will take time to mend ties with Turkey after the November downing of a Russian military jet. Read more »

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UN chief criticizes Gaza blockade after Israel-Turkey deal

The U.N. chief on Tuesday criticized Israel's blockade of Gaza, a day after Israel and Turkey reached a broad reconciliation pact that looked to ease, but not eliminate, the isolation of the... Read more »

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Retired pope thanks reigning pope for his focus on mercy

Retired Pope Benedict XVI endorsed Pope Francis' mercy-filled ministry Tuesday during an unprecedented Vatican ceremony featuring a reigning pope honoring a retired one on the 65th anniversary of... Read more »

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