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After turmoil, Sanders, Michelle Obama, Warren thrill convention

Ending months of animosity, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night.

After disputes, Dem stars turn their convention positive

Hillary Clinton's campaign sought to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders' loyal supporters, turning to some of the party's biggest stars... Read more »

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Mike Lee, US Senate hold monument meeting near Bears Ears

U.S. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah and members of the Senate's Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing in Utah on Wednesday amid a push for a new national monument in the state. Read more »

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At least 15 killed, dozens injured in knifing near Tokyo

Japan's national broadcaster NHK reports that 15 people were killed and 45 injured in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in Sagamihara, just outside Tokyo. Read more »

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Women underrepresented across Utah's political spectrum

Utah elected the nation's the first female state senator in 1896, when Martha Hughes Cannon defeated her husband and four other candidates to win the job. Read more »

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The shift in the way society values kindergarten

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With higher expectations and accountability for early educations and parents, kindergarten curriculums have become increasing more difficult, with more focus on advanced math and literacy. Read more »

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Farewell to VCRs: Japanese maker to shelve once-hit product

Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it's yanking the plug on the world's last video cassette recorder. Read more »

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We're live at the Democratic National Convention

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Despite its wealth, U.S. just average in terms of how kids fare

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When Save the Children compared child well-being in 19 wealthy countries, American kids came in at the middle of the pack. Read more »

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Athletes using sports platforms to push for social change

s today are using their platforms as sports celebrities to bring attention to the violence that has erupted across the country and recently Carmelo Anthony has been one of the most outspoken. Read more »

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Michael Jordan gives $2 million; looks to build backs, police trust

Michael Jordan is trying to help ease tension between African-Americans and law enforcement. Read more »

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Wal-Mart is leading the charge to protect your family against these toxins

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Parents concerned about what's in the products they buy for their families and the effects they might have just got a boost from a major retailer. Read more »

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Pro-Sanders demonstrators march in the sweltering heat

Chanting "We are the 99 percent," about 100 Bernie Sanders supporters began marching across a bridge from New Jersey into Philadelphia in the sweltering heat Monday ahead of the opening of the... Read more »

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7 Russian swimmers to miss Rio Olympics over doping

Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities, world swimming's governing... Read more »

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Germany: IS claims responsibility for attack in Germany

A Syrian man whose asylum bid had been rejected in Germany recorded a cellphone video of himself pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group before he tried to get into an outdoor concert with a... Read more »

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Germany: Syrian asylum seekers blows himself up, wounding 12

A failed asylum-seeker from Syria blew himself up and wounded 12 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival in southern Germany in what officials said Monday may have been a... Read more »

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Trump taunts claims that Russia hacked DNC emails for him

Donald Trump on Monday dismissed as a "joke" claims by Hillary Clinton's campaign that Russia is trying to help Trump by leaking thousands of emails from the Democratic National Committee. Read more »

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Dems' division, emails roil party on Day 1 of convention

Democrats who gleefully jeered Republican divisions last week awoke to a political mess of their own making Monday as party unity behind Hillary Clinton proved much harder to secure. Read more »

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Get all your outdoors work done by 2030, before it's too hot to work outside

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United Nations research indicates rising temperatures may cost the global economy more than $2 trillion by 2030 in reduced productivity, as well as cut down working hours in the poorer areas of the... Read more »

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Children teach their parents when it comes to saving energy

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Oregon State University and Stanford University teamed up with a group of Girl Scouts to show that when children learn about a certain subject, parents are likely to emulate their changed behavior. Read more »

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In wake of email hack, Democratic chair announces resignation

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will step down at end of party's convention. Read more »

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5 things to do when quitting your job

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With all the work you put into getting a job, why should you put any less effort into quitting one? Read more »

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Teens know the risks of being online, they just don’t think it can happen to them

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A UNICEF study has found that despite knowing the dangers, most teens think they're safe online. Read more »

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Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fears

The head of Australia's delegation said Sunday its 700 athletes and staff would not move into rooms at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics for at least two days, citing electrical and plumbing problems in... Read more »

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'Vive la France': Chris Froome makes emotional Tour victory speech

After the beer and champagne celebrations, Chris Froome delivered a sobering and emotional message from the Tour de France winner's podium on the Champs-Elysees. Read more »

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Boy Scouts faring well a year after easing ban on gay adults

There were dire warnings for the Boy Scouts of America a year ago when the group's leaders, under intense pressure, voted to end a long-standing blanket ban on participation by openly gay adults. Read more »

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How to keep childcare employees from going into poverty

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About half of childcare employees are on a government assistance program, such as food stamps and Medicaid, according to a recent study. Read more »

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Should parents apologize for their kids on flights?

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About four years ago the a trend starting forming, growing from social media, of parents creating goodie bags for passengers next to them on airplanes to apologize for their kids being disruptive... Read more »

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California fires threaten thousands of homes; 1 body found

Two massive wildfires raged in tinder-dry California hills and canyons Sunday, leaving thousands of homes evacuated and authorities to investigate a burned body found in a neighborhood swept by... Read more »

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2 years after Ferguson, recriminations roil governor's race

It has been two years since a white police officer fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, touching off days of rioting, but the political repercussions from the incident... Read more »

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Everything we think we know about sex trafficking could be wrong

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Teens are brutalized by violent pimps and forced into sex slavery, right? Not so fast -- new research paints a different picture, and tests our commonly held myths about sex trafficking. Read more »

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Hacked emails overshadow Democratic National Convention

Hacked emails threatened to overshadow the Democratic Party's upcoming celebration in Philadelphia as progressives expressed disappointment Sunday over the presidential nomination process and... Read more »

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IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio

Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, leaving individual global sports federations to decide which athletes should be cleared to... Read more »

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Protesters hit the streets for hot day of marches before DNC

Police officers were posted at street corners in downtown Philadelphia as the first protesters hit the city's sweltering streets Sunday ahead of the Democratic National Convention. Read more »

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Author, activist speaks at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Author and environmental activist Terry Tempest Williams will speak Sunday at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Medora. Read more »

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Obama: Trump's NATO comments show 'lack of preparedness'

President Barack Obama says that GOP nominee Donald Trump's recent suggestion that the U.S. might not come to the defense of NATO allies is another sign of Trump's "lack of preparedness" on foreign... Read more »

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Turkey investigating people who say coup attempt was hoax

Turkish prosecutors are investigating people who have alleged on social media that a July 15 coup attempt was a hoax carried out by the government, the country's justice minister said Sunday,... Read more »

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Civil-rights marchers: US still needs to address inequality

A half-century ago, thousands joined a march across Mississippi to challenge a system that condoned violence against black people and suppressed their rights — issues still reverberating in... Read more »

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Authorities: Munich shooter planned attack for a year

The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage at a Munich mall had planned his attack for a year and chose his victims at random, investigators said Sunday. Read more »

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Baton Rouge to continue to mourn officers slain in ambush

The city of Baton Rouge will continue to memorialize officers slain in a shoot-out outside a convenience store just a week ago with funeral services planned Monday for police officer Montrell Jackson. Read more »

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Penny-farthing owner keeps on riding

Doug Field of Kenai recently dusted off his penny-farthing replica for one of its biannual routes in the Kenai Fourth of July parade. Read more »

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Catholic leaders speak out as controversy continues over divorced, remarried church members

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Should divorced and remarried Catholics be allowed access to communion? Pope Francis and some bishops disagree. Read more »

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Brie Larson confirmed as 'Captain Marvel'

Oscar winner Brie Larson has a new title to add to her resume: Superhero. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings

The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims... Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Ready or Not: Rio Olympics open doors at Athletes Village

Ready or not, the Rio Olympics are opening their doors. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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What motivates (the few) evangelicals who support Hillary Clinton?

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Seventeen percent of white evangelicals plan to vote for Hillary Clinton, according to Pew Research Center. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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New artificial reef is sunk off Florida's Pompano Beach

Cheering and whistle blowing filled the coast of Pompano Beach on Saturday as approximately 300 boats watched Lady Luck sink on Saturday afternoon. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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IS attack on Afghan protest kills 80 people, wounds more than 200

An explosion struck a large demonstration march in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Saturday, causing multiple casualties, according to officials and witnesses. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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A title and ship for new 'Star Trek' series: 'Discovery'

The next chapter of the "Star Trek" franchise will be called "Star Trek: Discovery." Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Warner Bros. calms fans with fun 'Justice League' footage

After "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" put the launch of the DC/Warner Bros. universe on shaky ground, the studio came back swinging at Comic-Con Saturday armed with movie stars, brand new... Read more »

July 23, 2016

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