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Feds announce $10 million for wildfire projects in 12 states

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday toured a massive wildfire rehabilitation effort.

Trump, Clinton win Washington's presidential primaries

Donald Trump handily won Washington state's Republican presidential primary Tuesday, even as he shared the ballot with three other candidates who had already dropped out of the contest. Read more »

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HP Enterprise gets smaller by selling services division

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is continuing to slim down by selling its business services division to competitor Computer Sciences Corp. Read more »

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Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial in sex case

She called him "Mr. Cosby" and considered him a trusted friend and mentor. Read more »

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Bill Clinton, Donald Trump take campaign show to New Mexico

Northern New Mexico will be getting a visit Tuesday from former President Bill Clinton as he stumps for his wife, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, ahead of the state's June 7... Read more »

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You should learn about Zika if you're pregnant and live in these states

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suspects nearly 300 pregnant women in the U.S. and its territories may have contracted Zika. But most pregnant Americans shouldn't worry, unless they... Read more »

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Off-track Yellowstone visitors not being pursued

U.S. authorities say they will not try to force four men accused of walking onto a sensitive hot spring at Yellowstone National Park to return from their homes in Canada for prosecution. Read more »

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Crash of EgyptAir Flight 804: What we know so far

The question of what caused EgyptAir Flight 804 to crash in the Mediterranean, killing all 66 on board, remains shrouded in confusion, speculation and conflicting statements. Here is a look at what... Read more »

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11-year-old who was born deaf is among nation's top spellers

Making it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee is an amazing achievement for any 11-year-old. But Neil Maes of Belton, South Carolina has had a more difficult journey than most of his peers. Read more »

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Management shake-up at TSA not likely to ease security lines

The Transportation Security Administration has ousted its head of security operations and put new leadership in charge of screening operations at a major international airport, but long checkpoint... Read more »

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Buses and Bulldozers: Refugees are removed from Greek camp

It grew to the size of a small town, becoming a symbol of Europe's closed border policy for migrants and refugees. On Tuesday, Greek authorities began to dismantle it. Read more »

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Refugees and scholars: Colleges offer war-torn a route to US

Colleges in the U.S. are opening their doors — and their financial aid — to Syrian refugees. Read more »

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The effects of sibling bullying on your child's health

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Bullies aren't always on the playground; sometimes they're in your own home. Up to 40 percent of children have been bullied by siblings, with lasting health consequences, both good and bad. Read more »

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Donald Trump moves to win over wavering evangelical Christians

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Donald Trump is moving quickly to rally the evangelical base of the Republican Party as the presumptive GOP presidential nominee pivots toward a general election contest where the conservative... Read more »

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Brooklyn's Catholic bishop decries racism and xenophobia

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The Roman Catholic bishop of Brooklyn, one of the largest and most diverse dioceses in the U.S., is defending immigrants in a powerful essay that — without mentioning names — seems to... Read more »

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Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database

Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country. Read more »

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AP Interview: Qatar energy minister wants 'fair' oil price

The oil market is slowly recovering from its steep drop over the past two years but crude is still not trading at a "fair price" to encourage necessary investment, Qatar's energy and industry... Read more »

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Forensic official: EgyptAir 804 human remains suggest blast

Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board that may have brought down the aircraft in the east Mediterranean, a senior Egyptian... Read more »

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Prosecutor criticized after acquittal in black man's death

After two trials and no convictions, Baltimore's top prosecutor faces criticism that she moved too quickly to file charges against six officers in the case involving a 25-year-old black man who... Read more »

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Trump proposes wall to protect golf resort from rising seas

Donald Trump wants to build another huge wall, this time to keep out the rising seas threatening to swamp his luxury golf resort in Ireland. Read more »

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Cosby arrives in court in Pennsylvania sex-assault case

Bill Cosby arrived in court Tuesday for a key hearing on whether prosecutors have enough evidence to put the 78-year-old comedian on trial on charges he drugged and sexually assaulted a woman over... Read more »

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French raid Google over 'aggravated tax fraud' allegations

French police have raided Google's Paris offices as part of an investigation into "aggravated tax fraud" and money laundering, authorities said Tuesday. The raid is the latest regulatory headache... Read more »

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US biochemical engineer wins $1.2 million technology prize

American biochemical engineer Frances Arnold, whose discoveries in "directed evolution" have helped produce medicines, including drugs for treating diabetes, on Tuesday was awarded this year's euro... Read more »

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Chaffetz, who wants IRS chief impeached, to testify before House Judiciary Committee

A sympathetic House Judiciary Committee is giving a high-profile forum to a top Republican who wants to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, a cause that excites conservatives but seems unlikely... Read more »

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Spending per pupil varies widely across the country — and it's hurting these people most

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Huge differences from state to state are echoed by gaps between cities and suburbs, an Education Week study has found. Read more »

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Head of TSA security operations removed from position

A House committee said Monday that the head of security operations at the Transportation Security Administration has been replaced. Read more »

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Obama reaches out to people a day after Vietnam arms deal

After knocking down one of the last vestiges of Cold War antagonism with a former war enemy, President Barack Obama on Tuesday takes his push for closer ties directly to the Vietnamese people. Amid... Read more »

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Greek authorities begin evacuation of Idomeni refugee camp

Greek authorities began an operation at dawn Tuesday to gradually evacuate the country's largest informal refugee camp of Idomeni on Macedonian border, blocking access to the area and sending in... Read more »

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Victims in Planned Parenthood attack say it was preventable

Victims of a mass shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic say more should have been done to prevent the attack, given the long history of violence against the reproductive health... Read more »

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Many Vietnam vets say they support lifting of arms embargo

The way Terry Neilen sees it, lifting the ban on U.S. arms sales to Vietnam makes sense in the face of China's growing influence in the region. Read more »

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Facebook drops news outlet input in 'trending topics' review

Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying... Read more »

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Breyer says Supreme Court not diminished with only 8 members

Justice Stephen Breyer says the Supreme Court has not been diminished by having only eight members since the death of Antonin Scalia. Read more »

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Sanders: Democratic convention could be 'messy'

Bernie Sanders predicted Monday that the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia could be "messy" as he pushed the party to adopt his progressive agenda, but added: "Democracy is not always... Read more »

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Murder trial for 'Shield' actor begins in Los Angeles

A murder trial began Monday for an actor who played a police officer on TV and is accused of shooting and killing his wife while their young children looked on two years ago in their Los Angeles home. Read more »

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United Methodist conference seen as confusing even to God

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Whether or not God was confused, many people were during the 11-day roller coaster ride that was the United Methodist Church's General Conference, which ended Friday (May 20). It is held every four... Read more »

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Olympic gold-medal sailor tells of gunpoint robbery in Rio

Spain's Olympic gold-medal winning sailor Fernando Echavarri said he was fortunate to have escaped with his life after being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro as he and two fellow Spaniards... Read more »

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Many Vietnam vets say they support lifting of arms embargo

The way Terry Neilen sees it, lifting the ban on U.S. arms sales to Vietnam makes sense in the face of China's growing influence in the region. Read more »

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Bayer and Monsanto could combine plant, pet, people products

The merger between Bayer and Monsanto would put together two giant chemical makers, one focused on plants and another that also makes products for people and animals. Here's a look at their... Read more »

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Group targets Utah's public lands fight with ad campaign

An organization is rolling out the "U-Turn Utah" advertising campaign targeting audiences in multiple states in the West. The campaign criticizes Utah's efforts to get control of 32 million acres... Read more »

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New Mexico is first to sue EPA, mine owners over 2015 spill

New Mexico became the first state to sue the federal government and the owners of two mines over the release of 3 million gallons of wastewater from a southern Colorado mine, seeking tens of... Read more »

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2 of seized tiger's 4 cubs die at Ohio holding facility

Two of the four cubs born to a seized tiger at Ohio's exotic animal holding facility have died, and the others have been separated from their mother and moved into temporary care at a zoo, a state... Read more »

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IRS chief won't appear at House hearing on his impeachment

The commissioner of the IRS declined on Monday to appear at a congressional hearing this week examining whether he deserves to be impeached, but said in a written statement that allegations against... Read more »

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Ahead of Cosby hearing, excerpts from quaalude deposition

Bill Cosby is due in court Tuesday so a judge can decide whether there's enough evidence to send 12-year-old sex-assault accusations to trial in suburban Philadelphia. Read more »

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PHOTOS: Skip the flight, board the train to Glacier National Park

Chicago skyscrapers faded into green Wisconsin, and as the sun set over the Mississippi River, we made our first vacation decision. We weren't driving, so yes, we'd have some wine. We then sat back... Read more »

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Iconic images from the Associated Press, 1932-2006

This collection of highly recognizable images from the AP includes Pulitzer Prize-winning photography of some of the most iconic images from around the world. Read more »

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Judiciary panel OK’s ex-Centerville mayor's appointment as federal judge

The Senate Judiciary Committee last week unanimously approved the nomination of former Centerville Mayor Ronald Russell to the U.S. District Court for Utah. Read more »

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LSU's live tiger mascot diagnosed with rare form of cancer

The sixth live tiger to serve as Louisiana State University's mascot has been diagnosed with a rare and inoperable form of cancer. Read more »

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Germany: right-wing violence rose over 40 percent last year

Violent crimes with a right-wing political motive rose more than 40 percent in Germany last year as the country saw a large influx of migrants, the government said Monday. The number of crimes... Read more »

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Supreme Court throws out death sentence from all-white jury

The Supreme Court ruled decisively in favor of a death-row inmate in Georgia on Monday, chastising state prosecutors for improperly keeping African-Americans off the jury that convicted him of... Read more »

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GE announces deals worth over $1.4 billion with Saudi Arabia

General Electric Co. said Monday it made a series of deals with Saudi Arabia worth more than $1.4 billion as part of the kingdom's ambitious plan to wean itself off crude oil. Read more »

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