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Iraq: Car bombing kills at least 13 pilgrims in Baghdad

An explosives-laden car detonated on Monday in the Iraqi capital, killing at least 13 Shiite pilgrims.

Trump's path: He needs big night to stay on track to clinch

Donald Trump needs another big night Tuesday to stay on track to clinch the Republican presidential nomination by the end of the primaries. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Suicide rates spike in adolescent girls, women

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Suicide is on the rise in America, and two groups in particular show a troubling spike: adolescent girls and middle-aged whites. Overall, suicide rates are the highest they've been in three decades. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Appeals court: QB Tom Brady must serve 'Deflategate' penalty

A federal appeals court has ruled that New England Patriots Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a... Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Cleveland settles lawsuit over Tamir Rice shooting for $6M

The city has reached a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation... Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Delegate math: How Tuesday could close door on Sanders bid

Hillary Clinton can't win enough delegates on Tuesday to officially knock Bernie Sanders out of the presidential race, but she can erase any lingering honest doubts about whether she'll soon be the... Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Obama says new US troops in Syria will be essential

President Barack Obama on Monday announced the deployment of up to 250 U.S. military personnel to Syria, mostly special operations forces, to assist local troops trying to dislodge Islamic State... Read more »

April 25, 2016

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90% of parents think their children are at or above grade level and that might not be the case

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Mass delusion stalks parent ranks, critics say, with national test scores showing that fewer than half of students are actually performing at grade level. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Israel frees youngest Palestinian prisoner

A 12-year-old Palestinian girl, imprisoned by Israel after she confessed to planning a stabbing attack on Israelis in a West Bank settlement, returned home Sunday after she was freed early... Read more »

April 24, 2016

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New vistas open up at small businesses that use drones

That drone flying around a suburban house might not belong to a wannabe pilot — it may be a tool that's become indispensable for a small business. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Curry hurts knee but Warriors beat Rockets 121-94 in Game 4

Klay Thompson scored 23 points and the Golden State Warriors set an NBA playoff record with 21 3-pointers to overcome another injury to Stephen Curry and beat the Houston Rockets 121-94 on Sunday... Read more »

April 24, 2016

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For Hillary Clinton, church offers a trusted comfort zone

Sunday mornings at Baptist churches fall right into Hillary Clinton's comfort zone. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Obama delivers strong defense of international trade deals

President Barack Obama delivered a strong defense of international trade deals Sunday in the face of domestic and foreign opposition, saying it's "indisputable" that such agreements strengthen the... Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Power of one: BYU grad hopes to help solve big problem in refugee camps

Never underestimate the power of one. A BYU graduate who volunteered in refugee camps in Greece last fall recognized two big problems with donations. When she returned home she created an... Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Beyond music, Prince's legacy includes black activism

accepted a standing ovation as he strolled out carrying a cane and rocking an Afro to present the 2015 Grammy for album of the year. Then he stole the show with a line that reminded everyone he was... Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Decades after Chernobyl, another chance for a Paralympian

There was no stuffed animal to hug. Constant hunger pains. Hope a mom would show up and rescue her. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Muslims for Trump, though few, see past rhetoric, bluster

As a Donald Trump supporter, Nedal Tamer feel he's in the minority among Muslim-Americans, comfortable with his choice yet somewhat confounded that he doesn't have more company. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Chinese parents want compensation for obeying the abandoned one-child rule

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Families that obeyed the now-abandoned one-child rule lash out over lost chance to have more children and secure future. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Teen moms trust their own feelings, rather than medical advice, on this safety topic

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Teen moms trust their guts when it comes to infant sleep, even when their instincts directly contradict the advice from experts, small study finds. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Death toll from Ecuador earthquake tops 650

The death toll from last week's magnitude-7.8 earthquake that flattened towns along Ecuador's coast has risen to 654 with another 58 people missing, the government said Saturday. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Publicist: Prince cremated, celebrated in private ceremony

Prince was cremated and celebrated afterward in a small, private service by a group of his "most beloved" family, friends and musicians, his publicist said Saturday. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Whitman College decides to drop Missionary mascot

Whitman College, a private, liberal arts school located in the rolling hills of Walla Walla, Washington, has dumped its long-time mascot. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Search goes on for whoever shot 8 Ohio relatives in the head

A day after eight members of one family were found dead with gunshots to the head at four properties in rural southern Ohio, authorities on Saturday continued the scramble to determine who targeted... Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Royalty, Obama & fans mark 400 years since Shakespeare died

If all the world's a stage, William Shakespeare is its architect. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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2 officers shot, suspect dead at Walmart in Phoenix suburb

Two officers are in stable condition, with one requiring surgery, and the suspect is dead following a shooting Saturday at a Walmart in suburban Phoenix, authorities said. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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NKorea to AP: Will halt nuke tests if US stops SKorea drills (+video)

North Korea's foreign minister says in an interview with The Associated Press that his country is ready to halt its nuclear tests if the United States suspends its annual military exercises with... Read more »

April 23, 2016

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How to watch baseball online in 2016

Here's what the playing field looks like from your phone or computer these days. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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A three-parent birth certificate? It's becoming more common

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Governments and individuals are increasingly grappling with changes in family, including the listing of three parents on a child's birth certificate. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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The new app helping special-ed students stay on task in school

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Using technology to battle distraction may make lemons out of lemonade for some frustrated teachers. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Q&A: Baroness reflects on refugees in Iraq and around the world

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Baroness Emma Nicholson of Winterbourne has been in politics since the 1980s, but her humanitarian resume goes much deeper. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Despite back-to-back disasters, climbers return to Everest

When the earthquake struck last year and thousands of tons of snow and ice and earth came crashing down the mountain, some feared the climbers might never return to Mount Everest. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Big turnout for Utah Democrats' national delegate elections

The line to register to participate in the Utah Democratic Party's first round of elections for national delegates Friday afternoon nearly stretched the length of the Salt Palace Convention Center... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Prince, then known as The Artist, rocked Maverick Center in 1997

The women who married Prince have both issued messages of love and grief in the wake of his passing. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Investigator: Woman killed baby girl, put body in dumpster

A woman beat to death a 1-year-old girl on a rural Montana Indian Reservation, threw the baby's body into a dumpster and reported her missing before confessing to the crime a day later, a federal... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Belize says Guatemala "amassing" troops in border areas

The tiny Central American country of Belize has accused larger neighbor Guatemala of "amassing" troops along the two countries' border following the death of a 13-year-old boy in a shooting... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Port Authority to Newark on Uber deal: Not so fast

A tentative deal between Newark, New Jersey, and ride-hailing company Uber has hit a roadblock. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Lawyer: Brussels bomber was a jailor for Islamic State group

The bomb maker for attacks on Paris and Brussels had a previous career as a jailor for the Islamic State group, a lawyer for one of his hostages said Friday. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Virginia governor enables 200,000 felons to vote in November

More than 200,000 convicted felons will be able to cast ballots in the swing state of Virginia in November under a sweeping executive order Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Why pornography is everyone's problem

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In her new book, “The Pornography Industry: What Everyone Needs to Know,” Cal State Long Beach gender and sexuality studies professor Shira Tarrant delves into the business side of an... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Prince's death raises numerous questions about prior health

There were no obvious signs of trauma on Prince's body when he was found unresponsive at his home in suburban Minneapolis, and suicide isn't suspected in the superstar musician's death, the local... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Dry soil to absorb some snowmelt heading to Colorado River

Storms brought deep snow to the mountains that feed the vital Colorado River this winter and spring, but the dried-out landscape will soak up some of the runoff before it can reach the river and... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Chaffetz GOP opponent running radio ads

Chia-Chi Teng, who's challenging Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, at the state GOP convention on Saturday, is running radio commercials criticizing the congressman for supporting a $1.1 trillion... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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8 relatives shot in head in Ohio; killer thought to be loose

Eight members of the same family were shot to death in the head Friday at four locations in rural southern Ohio, authorities said. They warned surviving relatives and residents to be careful and... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Obama says North Carolina law should be overturned

President Barack Obama called on Friday for the overturning of a North Carolina law that requires transgender people to use public bathrooms conforming to the sex on their birth certificates and... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Can playing Angry Birds 2 save the planet? On #EarthDay, Apple says yes

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To celebrate Earth Day, Apple is launching a special one-week program called Apps for Earth in which proceeds from certain apps will go to the World Wide Fund for Nature. But will it make much of a... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Governor's race taking center stage at state GOP, Democratic conventions

The governor's race is taking center stage at both the Republican and Democratic state party conventions this year, even though the national delegates who'll nominate their party's presidential... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Ted Cruz, likable guy? He's working on that

After spending a year campaigning as a hardened, uncompromising conservative, Ted Cruz wants voters to see him in a different light. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Trump: 'I'm going to be so presidential that you people will be so bored'

His general-election appeal in question, Donald Trump's senior team is promising anxious Republicans that voters will see "a real different guy" soon after the GOP front-runner claims his party's... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Magic memories: Prince's warmth and wit shone most brightly in private

Slight, soft-spoken and just 5-foot-2, Prince improbably cut an imposing figure. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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Why we should have quit sugar 40 years ago

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Processed sugar is public health enemy No. 1 and may have caused the obesity epidemic while we were all busy cutting out saturated fat. The latest research validates the findings of a British... Read more »

April 22, 2016

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3 quirky ways Passover will be celebrated this year

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Passover, a Jewish holiday requiring participants to eat special meals and participate in religious rituals for eight days, begins April 22. Read more »

April 22, 2016

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