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Obama boosts Clinton: Carry her like you carried me

His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Clinton.

The divided soul of the Democratic Party

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To judge by public perceptions, and more than a few pundits, the Democratic Party is the default home of secularists and atheists, with practicing believers shunted to a side room only to be... Read more »

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Live: Final day of Democratic National Convention features Chelsea and Hillary Clinton

Today at the final day of the Democratic National Convention Hillary Clinton will accept the Democratic nomination in a much anticipated speech. Her daughter Chelsea Clinton is also scheduled to... Read more »

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Consider this before cosigning your student's loan

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As tuition climbs, parent loans and cosigns grow, and the burden doesn't end even if the child dies. Read more »

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'These people matter': Hollywood exec prepares for an entirely new role — in ministry

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The incoming leader of Prison Fellowship, a Christian ministry that helps inmates find faith and learn life skills, believes that citizens simply "can't ignore 2.2 million incarcerated people in... Read more »

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Olympic organizers suspect 'isolated' sabotage at village

Sabotage by unhappy workers may have caused water and gas leaks, blocked toilets and electrical faults that slowed teams from moving into the athletes' village, Rio Olympic organizers said Thursday. Read more »

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The best tweets from President Obama’s DNC speech

President Barack Obama gave a powerful speech on Wednesday night at the DNC. Here's how Twitter reacted. Read more »

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Sanders urges Utah and other delegations to defeat Trump and elect Clinton

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was cheered this morning by delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia from Utah and five other states when he urged them to defeat Donald Trump and... Read more »

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Q&A: How one writer made peace with a difficult spiritual upbringing

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Journalist Claire Hoffman has published a book about growing up in a transcendental meditation community. Read more »

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From Roosevelt to Reagan, notable women address conventions

Clinton's speech Thursday marks the first time a woman has addressed a major party as its nominee for president. But her speech will not be the first time a woman has delivered a noteworthy or even... Read more »

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'Duck Dynasty' star: Media, universities and Hollywood are controlled by Satan

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"Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson believes America is in the midst of a "spiritual crisis," proclaiming that he thinks the media, universities, Hollywood — and the U.S. government —... Read more »

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Corporate lawyers argue over whether Colbert can be Colbert

After CBS "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert told viewers that lawyers representing his old Comedy Central show said he couldn't be "Stephen Colbert" anymore, he thumbed his nose at them with a... Read more »

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How to recognize the signs of a scam artist

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Scams such as fake IRS agents trying to scare people into paying them cash are on the rise. Read more »

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EU calls Turkey's crackdown on media "worrying"

The European Union and journalist associations expressed concern Thursday about a widening crackdown on media in Turkey, calling on Ankara to respect fundamental freedoms. Read more »

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Pressing forward in the Pacific: John and Susan Tanner reflect on their first year at BYU-Hawaii

It's been one year since the Tanners arrived on the BYU-Hawaii campus. During that time, they've embraced President David O. McKay's prophetic vision, delighted in teaching and serving students,... Read more »

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Democrats highlight diversity, but face gap with white men

The Democratic National Convention's lineup of speakers has highlighted an increasingly diverse country that could soon elect the first female president to succeed its first black chief executive. Read more »

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Wedding and party venue in Lithuania has a dark history many visitors know little about

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It's a lush, 18-acre property adorned with flowers, bright green grass and a brick complex that hosts graduation parties and weddings, but there's a dark history that plagues the site: It was the... Read more »

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Utah Democrat: Kaine 'kind of person we want' as vice president

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is "kind of person we want" as vice president, his longtime friend, state Rep. Patrice Arent, D-Millcreek, the Utah Democratic National Committeewoman, said Wednesday. Read more »

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Pope Francis faces tough act to follow in Poland

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Two days after sending out a hopeful message to young pilgrims headed to Poland for World Youth Day, Pope Francis took solemn note of the violence and fear gripping much of Europe these days. Read more »

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Pope Francis sends video message to young Catholics in Texas

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Pope Francis is urging young people to have courage and enjoy life to the full, in a personal video message he sent to a Texas diocese before leaving for World Youth Day in Poland. Read more »

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Terror attacks confound French authorities with shifting tactics and targets

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The urgent pleas for national unity heard after every terrorist attack in France are sounding ever more strained as the killers inspired by the Islamic State group nimbly shift their tactics and... Read more »

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Tim LaHaye's 'Left Behind' books continue to shape America's apocalyptic obsession

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Tim LaHaye co-authored the 16-book series with Jerry B. Jenkins. They sold more than 80 million copies and their work was turned into several movies. Read more »

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Live: Day three of the Democratic Convention

Tuesday Hillary Clinton made history as the first woman to be nominated as a major American party presidential candidate. Read more »

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Daters think most people cheat — except for their dating partners

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A new study shows daters hold a dim view of fidelity among those who are dating. But they have a carve out for those with whom they go out. Read more »

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The Democratic Convention's second night, explained by Twitter

The second day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention put an emphasis on party unity and humanizing official nominee Hillary Clinton. Read more »

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The sobering reason parents should never take a book to the pool or beach

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Families head to pools, lakes and the ocean every summer, even though an alarming number of children can't swim, and even good swimmers can drown in less than a minute. Knowing these things can... Read more »

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Drowning in grief: How one mother learned to live with the pain after the loss of a child

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When her 4-year-old daughter drowned in a backyard pool, Maria Kubitz thought she would never claw her way out of the guilt and pain. By making her grief public, she's managing the pain and helping... Read more »

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Pending US home sales improved slightly in June

The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes crept up in June, a possible indication that the recent growth in real estate sales is still on track. Read more »

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Fiat Chrysler raises outlook as Q2 profits jump 25 percent

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Wednesday raised its earnings forecasts after reporting a 25 percent increase in second-quarter profits as SUV and truck sales offset the impact of slumping demand for... Read more »

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Pope Francis: The world's at war, but not a war of religions

The world is at war, but it is not a war of religions, Pope Francis said Wednesday as he traveled to Poland on his first visit to Central and Eastern Europe in the shadow of the slaying of a priest... Read more »

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Wisconsin girls to be tried as adults in Slender Man attack

A Wisconsin state appeals court ruled Wednesday that two girls accused of trying to kill their classmate in an attempt to please the fictional horror character Slender Man should be tried as adults. Read more »

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US stocks rise, helped by jump in Apple shares

Stocks moved higher in early trading Wednesday, led by gains in technology stocks after Apple soared on a strong earnings report. Investors are looking ahead to a decision on interest rates from... Read more »

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Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia

More than 35 years after he tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in an effort to impress actress Jodie Foster, John Hinckley Jr. will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and... Read more »

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Timeline of the warnings seen before Japan knife attack

Warnings of potential danger had been seen before an attacker with a knife killed 19 disabled people and injured 24 others and two staffers in a residential facility near Tokyo this week. Satoshi... Read more »

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Why middle income adults face marriage penalties

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Some low- and middle-income couples are choosing cohabitation over marriage rather than risk losing income provided by government aid that favors single parents. Read more »

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Report: Shooting deaths of law enforcement spike in 2016

Shooting deaths of law enforcement officers spiked 78 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to last year, including an alarming increase in ambush-style assaults like the ones that killed... Read more »

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Trump says Russia should find Clinton's missing emails

Donald Trump has a message for Russia: find Hillary Clinton's missing emails. Read more »

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Obama returns to convention stage to make case for Clinton

President Barack Obama acknowledged Wednesday that his hopes for a new tone in politics, embodied in the rousing Democratic convention speech he delivered 12 years ago, never materialized. Still,... Read more »

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Clinton wins historic nomination, emotional boost from Bill

On a night awash in history, Hillary Clinton triumphantly became the first woman to lead a major American political party toward the White House, breaking through a barrier that painfully eluded... Read more »

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California wildfire forces shutdown of famed Big Sur parks

California's signature parks along the Big Sur coastline that draw thousands of daily visitors were closed Tuesday as one of the state's two major wildfires threatened the scenic region at the... Read more »

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IS group claims attack that killed 85-year-old French priest

The Islamic State group crossed a new threshold Tuesday in its war against the West, as two of its followers targeted a church in Normandy, slitting the throat of an elderly priest celebrating Mass... Read more »

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Sanders loyalists bash Clinton nomination, clash with police

Bernie Sanders loyalists protested inside and outside of the Democratic National Convention site on Tuesday after Hillary Clinton won the party's presidential nomination. Read more »

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Great quote, Tim Kaine, but John Wesley never said that

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It may not rank up there with Donald Trump’s “Two Corinthians” coinage or Hillary Clinton’s tortured email explanations, but a phrase that Tim Kaine used in an effort to... Read more »

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5 major family moments from the DNC's opening night

The first day of the Democratic National Convention proved to be a family affair, with speakers talking about their familial history together. Read more »

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Hillary Clinton becomes Democratic nominee for president

Breaking a historic barrier, Democrats triumphantly chose Hillary Clinton as their White House nominee Tuesday night, the first woman to ever lead a major political party into the general election. Read more »

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Who boos an opening prayer? The Berniacs of 2016, that’s who

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Sure, that may not sound like a surprising sin in a sports arena in a town that is so infamous for its unruly fans — they once threw snowballs at Santa Claus — that the city set up a... Read more »

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Is Bernie Sanders an atheist?

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Questions about Bernie Sanders' faith have emerged throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, but the leak of nearly 20,000 Democratic National Committee emails instantly brought the issue back to... Read more »

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Pope Francis condemns slaying of French priest

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Pope Francis condemned the murder of an elderly French priest, calling it a “barbarous killing” as the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the brutal attack at a Catholic Church in... Read more »

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4 ways to get the best wardrobe on a budget

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Clothes can be so expensive. Here are some tips on how to shop smart for them and get the most mileage out of the ones you do own. Read more »

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Watch live at the Democratic National Convention

Watch the Democratic National Convention live. Read more »

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Wish granted: Six-year-old boy will be garbage man for a day

Ethan Dean will be living his dream on Tuesday. Read more »

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