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In wake of email hack, Democratic chair announces resignation

Democratic National Committee chair says she will step down at end of party's convention.

As more older couples divorce, this new mortgage may be on the horizon

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The number of "gray divorces" continues to rise. As longtime marriages break up, there may be a new financial tool on the horizon, according to Forbes. It's called a "divorce mortgage," and here's... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Why your co-workers come to work sick

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People aren't taking time off when they're sick, to where half of those who work in places such as restaurants and hospitals risk spreading disease. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Utah GOP delegates finally fired up — but over Cruz, not Pence

Utah Republicans reluctant to accept Donald Trump as their nominee finally were fired up at the Republican National Convention, when their choice for president, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, spoke Wednesday. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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The best place for newborns to sleep after birth

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Instead of newborn babies sleeping in a separate nursery after birth, hundreds of hospitals are encouraging mothers to let their infants stay in their rooms. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Why American children can't pay attention

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Nearly 1 in 5 boys has been diagnosed with ADHD in the U.S., and the number of girls and adults taking medicine for the condition is rising. Why do so many of us find it hard to sit still and pay... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Why many churches can't endorse political candidates

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Among the many policy positions embedded in the 2016 Republican Party Platform is a call for the repeal of the Johnson Amendment, a controversial Internal Revenue Service regulation that has come... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Trump speechwriter apologizes for Melania Trump's speech

A speechwriter for Donald Trump's company said Wednesday she made a mistake and apologized for using passages from a 2008 Michelle Obama speech in the Republican party convention speech delivered... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Ohio Mormon offered invocation at Republican National Convention

A member of the Kirtland Ohio Stake presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said the invocation Wednesday at the 2016 Republican National Convention. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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No sign of Trump endorsement, but plenty of Cruz ambition

Sen. Ted Cruz's Texas-size political ambitions will be on full display Wednesday as the primary runner-up delivers a prime-time convention speech, but holds off on a full-throated endorsement of... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Trump's party: What to watch on GOP convention's third day

The 2016 Republican National Convention is now officially Donald Trump's convention. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Friends recall slain officers as residents gather to mourn

Across this city, shocked residents gathered Tuesday in churches, at community vigils and a motorcycle rally to offer support for the law enforcement community and the three officers who were slain... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Delegation pushing bill to honor centennial of JFK's birth

Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation is spearheading an effort to honor the centennial of President John F. Kennedy's birth next year. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Here's how the Vatican's mobile medical unit is helping the poor in Rome

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The Vatican continues its efforts to help the poor and downtrodden, with the donation of a mobile medical unit that is now traveling around Rome to offer free health care to people in need. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Marilyn Monroe's tresses and dresses going up for auction

Gentlemen prefer blondes — but will auctiongoers? Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Why artificial sweeteners aren't helping you lose any weight

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Artificial sweeteners found in diet sodas and other low-calorie products can make people hungrier, leading them to gain even more weight. Australian researchers think they know why. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Adult coloring books get niched: Color me Christian, Jewish, Muslim and more

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It is hard to walk into a grocery store, drugstore, gas station or anywhere else without coming across a display of adult coloring books. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Utah pledges all votes to Cruz after Trump becomes official nominee for president

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July 19, 2016

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GOP platform: Plenty for evangelicals to love

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On the first day of their convention, delegates to the Republican National Convention meeting in Cleveland adopted a party platform with plenty for evangelicals to like: Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Controversy and chaos erupt during RNC’s opening day. Here’s what Twitter is talking about

The Republican National Convention’s first day was a mess, with chaos, controversy and, well, potential plagiarism. Here's how it all went down. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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IOC explores legal options on banning all Russians from Rio

With just over two weeks until the opening ceremony, Russia still doesn't know whether its athletes — all or even some — will be competing in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. It may all... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Will this key line in Melania Trump's GOP Convention speech help put minority faiths at ease?

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There were some brief lines within Melania Trump's speech that likely piqued the interest of people who have been worried or frustrated over some of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Prosecutor rails on DOJ handling of Shurtleff, Swallow investigations

A day after deciding to drop the criminal charges against a former Utah attorney general, Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlings went on a rant about what the Department of Justice did or didn't do in... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Negative views on race relations in the US reach record high

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Negative views on race relations have reached levels higher than those during the 1992 Los Angeles riots, according to a new CBS and New York Times poll. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Stephen Colbert is back to take on the GOP convention and its presumptive nominee

Colbert made headlines twice Monday, the first day of the Republican National Convention, reminding Americans what he brings to the political commentary realm. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Group: Half of Syrian refugee kids in Lebanon not in school

Syrian refugee Saddam al-Khleif hates going to school and spends most of his days either watching TV or playing outside the tent in the eastern Lebanese town of Saadnayel where he has lived with... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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The Spartan Race founder on the challenges of parenting in a sedentary society

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What most people don't know about Joe De Sena is that the tough guy behind Spartan Race is a family man. The man who helped give rise to the "sufferfest" explains how he built an empire simply... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Did the Republican Party just adopt the 'most pro-life platform ever'?

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The Republican Party officially adopted the "most pro-life platform ever" this week, according to at least two conservative organizations that commented on the newly released document detailing the... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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3 key takeaways from the latest report on global religious restrictions and hostilities

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Faith-related government restrictions and social hostilities declined from 2013 to 2014, but terrorist activities increased, according to Pew Research Center Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Stuntman to attempt Knievel's launch over Snake River Canyon

The Hollywood stuntman doesn't want to follow in his idol's footsteps so much as rocket above them — over a gaping canyon, no less. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Why children of wealthy parents grow up to be wealthy

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A parent's social class impacts how his or her child is raised and whether the child will have a promising economic future. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Poll: Many Brazilians think Olympic Games cause more harm

A new poll says nearly two out of three Brazilians believe that hosting the Summer Games will cause the country more harm than good. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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IS group claims responsibility for train attack in Germany

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for an ax-and-knife attack on a German train that left at least five people injured, but authorities said it appears the 17-year-old Afghan... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Goldman 2Q earnings jump, helped by lower legal expenses

Goldman Sachs' earnings jumped 78 percent from a year ago as the bank's legal expenses declined and its trading desks saw a surge of activity during Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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US stock indexes pull back after a strong 3-week run

Stocks are mostly lower in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday as a three-week rally that brought indexes to all-time highs loses momentum. Netflix and other companies reported disappointing... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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India lifts ban but Kashmir papers not printing amid unrest

Authorities lifted a three-day publication ban in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir, but newspapers delayed print runs Tuesday due to uncertainties about the media restrictions imposed... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Turkey fires 24,000 teachers, police in coup plotters hunt

The Turkish government on Tuesday escalated its wide-ranging crackdown against people it claims have ties to the alleged coup plotters, firing nearly 24,000 teachers and Interior Ministry employees... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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No charges for St. Louis officers who killed suspect in 2015

Two St. Louis police officers will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old suspect, after a special prosecutor ruled Tuesday that the officers acted in self-defense. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Friction over Trump between GOP, Utah Republicans shown at convention's day 2

Utah's 40 delegate votes went for Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention Tuesday, not for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of the state's GOP presidential preference caucus. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Trump campaign dismisses criticism of Melania Trump speech

The Trump campaign on Tuesday dismissed criticism that Melania Trump directly lifted two passages nearly word-for-word from the speech that first lady Michelle Obama delivered in 2008 at the... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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GOP speakers fault Clinton on Benghazi deaths

The mother of a State Department employee killed in the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, angrily lashed out at Hillary Clinton on Monday at the Republican National Convention, accusing Clinton of... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Pro- and anti-Trump forces hold dueling rallies in Cleveland

With police on edge in this summer of bloodshed, hundreds of Donald Trump supporters and foes held dueling rallies a half-mile apart Monday in a tense but mostly peaceful start to the four-day... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Former NFL star Tim Tebow issues a challenge to all Christians: 'We have been given a command'

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Thousands of Christians converged on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Saturday for "Together 2016," an event that organizers marketed as a "historic" gathering of Bible-believers from... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Tensions with West rise as Turkey continues purge

The purging of thousands of alleged plotters of a failed coup raised tensions Monday between Turkey and the West, with U.S. and European officials urging restraint, while Ankara insisted that... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Obama presents Vietnam War veteran with Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama awarded the nation's highest military honor to a Vietnam War veteran on Monday, stressing that the story of retired Lt. Col. Charles Kettles' bravery nearly 50 years ago... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Party disunity: Trump team says Kasich 'embarrassing' GOP

Donald Trump's supporters promised party unity this week at the Republican National Convention. Then his campaign manager called the Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich "embarrassing" and "petulant"... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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The 'show biz' in Trump's GOP convention far short of A-list

ow biz" in Donald Trump's Republican National Convention fell considerably short of A-list Monday, kicking off the first of four nights with reality TV hunter Willie Robertson of "Duck Dynasty," in... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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3rd officer acquitted in black man's police custody death

A judge further hollowed out the case against six police officers charged in the death of a young black man, delivering a third consecutive acquittal and ruling once again that prosecutors failed... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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'Sheer brutality': Police detail Baton Rouge shooting scene

The horrific scene unfolded in a matter of minutes, a black-clad man with military training stalking law enforcement officers and ignoring horrified onlookers as he shot anyone he could find... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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LDS Church missionaries in Russia now to be known as 'volunteers'

Missionaries serving for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Russia are to be called "volunteers," following a recent law there that focuses on anti-terrorism measures but also... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Choir, orchestra said to have brought healing during European tour

Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir wrapped up their three-week, central European tour Friday by re-creating a photo shoot from a 1955 tour, when their predecessors posed in front of the famous... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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