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AP Sources: Chuck Hagel resigning as Defense secretary

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure from President Barack Obama's Cabinet.

BLM seeks comment on Escalante grazing plan

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on preliminary draft alternatives for a grazing plan at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Read more »

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Why Salt Lake City is one of the best cities for millennials

Due to its affordability and opportunity, Salt Lake City is one of the best U.S. cities for millennials, according to The Atlantic's Derek Thompson. Read more »

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Reports: Ferguson grand jury has reached decision

Media outlets citing unidentified sources are reporting that the grand jury considering whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the death of Michael Brown has reached a... Read more »

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Islamic State group recruits, exploits children

Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police. Read more »

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US stocks inch further into record territory

The U.S. stock market held at record levels in early afternoon trading Monday. Renewed confidence that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth is supporting... Read more »

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Russia gets greater control over Black Sea region

Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties with the lush sliver of land along the Black Sea. Read more »

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Buffalo residents ready melt, possible evacuations

People in storm-socked areas around Buffalo began returning to work on Monday as fast-melting mounds of snow fed into creeks that were starting to swell. Read more »

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Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said... Read more »

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Wheelchair makes hunting accessible

As each customer passed by the all-terrain wheelchair parked in the main aisle Thursday inside GameMasters, they stopped and lingered. Read more »

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Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others. Read more »

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Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers

Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance. Read more »

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U.Va. frat leader sickened by rape allegation

The president of the University of Virginia's Inter-Fraternity Council says he was sickened by a female student's account of being gang-raped by seven men at a fraternity. Read more »

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Schools combat threats made on social media

The electronic devices that give students instant access to the world for educational purposes are also their conduit to social media, and that presents a host of problems for school administrators. Read more »

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37 homes collapse, dozens injured in magnitude-6.7 Japan quake

Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics. Read more »

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Timeline of events after death of Michael Brown

A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. Read more »

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Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge NY snow

The weekend offered the Buffalo region a chance to dig out of record levels of deep snow before a flood warning took effect because of rising temperatures and rain. Read more »

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US tells Iran to consider nuclear talks extension

The U.S. told Iran Sunday that it's time to consider extending nuclear talks, in the first formal recognition by Washington that frenzied last-minute diplomacy may not be enough to seal a deal by a... Read more »

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Some 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago

More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said. Read more »

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Admiral denies role in counterfeiting casino chips

The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of the U.S. nuclear force amid a gambling investigation is denying that he made the counterfeit casino chips he was caught using at an Iowa casino... Read more »

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New 10 Commandments monument being built after first monument smashed

A Republican legislator whose family paid $10,000 for a Ten Commandments monument that is at the center of a lawsuit said he has ordered a new one after someone drove a car across the statehouse... Read more »

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Israeli Cabinet moves to define Israel as Jewish

In a move likely to further inflame tensions with Israel's Arab citizens, the Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved a bill to legally define the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people. Read more »

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the... Read more »

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Obama: Americans want 'new car smell' in 2016

President Barack Obama says voters want a "new car smell" in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be "a great president," but would Clinton pass that particular smell test? Read more »

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'Mockingjay, Part 1' opens with $123 million

"Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the last installment of "The Hunger Games," but it still set the highest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office. Read more »

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Tunisia polls give ex-regime figure the edge

A veteran politician from the previous regime that ran on a platform of restoring the prestige of the state took the lead in Tunisia's first free and fair presidential election Sunday, according to... Read more »

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