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BBC mini-documentary reveals life of those poor and pregnant in the Bronx

The BBC explores the difficulties poor and minority women face when it comes to giving birth.

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Behind the support for Brexit and Trump: Economic resentment

The United Kingdom's stunning vote to leave the European Union was driven by much of the same sentiment that fueled Donald Trump's insurgent march toward the Republican presidential nod: a... Read more »

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In need of help, Trump finds few willing to work for him

Donald Trump has finally acknowledged that to best compete against Hillary Clinton he needs more than the bare-bones campaign team that led him to primary success. But many of the most experienced... Read more »

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At least 14 killed in Somalia hotel attack; police say incident ended

At least 14 people were killed when gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia's seaside capital and took an unknown number of hotel guests hostage, police and medical workers said Saturday, before security... Read more »

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23 dead in West Virginia floods; search and rescue continues

Heavy rains that pummeled West Virginia left at least 23 people dead, and authorities said Saturday that an unknown number of people in the hardest-hit county remained unaccounted for. Read more »

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Apocalypse when? How teachings on the end of the world affect modern faith groups

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ISIS is an extreme example of how an apocalyptic worldview affects the way people of faith engage with the world. Read more »

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Banished to the backyard and other parenting approaches to discipline

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A New Mexico couple tried many things to curb their teenage son's stealing. Their latest attempt to rein in the youth has garnered national attention and a lot of second-guessing: They've banished... Read more »

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Why Americans embrace on-screen depictions of the end of the world

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The apocalypse is everywhere in contemporary entertainment, appearing in shows like "The Walking Dead" and "The Leftovers." Read more »

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What Costco shoppers should know about the American Express-to-Visa switch

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Costco's new deal with Visa, effective Monday, has numerous benefits for cardholders, such as 4 percent back on gasoline purchases. Read more »

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Could Brexit be an apocalyptic prediction?

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Political unrest in the European Union might sound familiar to fans of the "Left Behind" book series. Read more »

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Love won't go to GOP national convention

Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, won't attend the Republican National Convention despite being elected a delegate. Read more »

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Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'

Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide." Read more »

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Will 'Brexit' vote help Trump in Utah?

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said during a brief congressional trip to London last week that the level of support for the referendum on Britain's exit from the European Union was palpable. Read more »

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Meet the retired nurse who pays women not to have abortions

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A Pennsylvania woman is working to stop abortion one pregnancy at a time — by paying women to carry their babies to term. Read more »

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Elderly couple dead, 80 homes burn in California wildfire

A vast and voracious wildfire that has burned at least 80 homes in central California killed an elderly couple as they tried to flee, authorities said. Read more »

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How Brexit impacts the higher-education sector

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The recent Brexit vote has caused concern among the higher-education sector, since it may spark significant changes in the U.K. higher-education system that then may cause rippling impacts on... Read more »

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Evangelicals and refugees: Care first, conversion maybe later

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This is the first in a three-part series that looks at evangelical Christians’ complex views of the global migrant crisis as well as how refugees are reacting to evangelical outreach. Read more »

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Southern Baptists are going to need a bigger tent

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The Southern Baptist Convention was so famously insular for so long that it earned its own joke about members believing they’re the only ones in heaven. Read more »

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The reason these Texas highway signs dating back to the 1930s are now sparking controversy

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A debate is raging in the small city of Hondo, Texas, where atheist activists are asking officials to remove two signs that designate the local area "God's country," with secularists calling the... Read more »

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The actual and predicted financial fallout of Brexit for America

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Brexit has already impacted stocks, mortgage rates and currency exchange and could impact trade as well. Read more »

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Draper man charged with murdering Utah woman in Wyoming motel

An 18-year-old Draper man was charged Friday in Wyoming with stabbing one Utah woman to death and injuring a second in a Rock Springs motel. Read more »

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18 dead in West Virginia floods; focus on search and rescue

As a deluge swamped southeast West Virginia — a disaster that killed at least 18 people — Ronnie Scott's wife called him and told him their house was filling up with water. She fled to... Read more »

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Delta pilots picket for better pay in wake of record airline profits

On Friday, off-duty Delta Air Line pilots conducted informational picketing at eight Delta bases nationwide, including Salt Lake City, to raise awareness about ongoing labor talks between Delta... Read more »

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Utah GOP brings up father's bank scandal in son's race

Democratic congressional candidate Doug Owens is criticizing a Utah Republican Party email highlighting the involvement of his father, the late Rep. Wayne Owens, in the 1992 U.S. House bank scandal. Read more »

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David Cameron's resignation to set off leadership scramble

An intense leadership battle is expected to unfold within Britain's Conservative Party after its long-standing, passionate split over the country's role in Europe reached a pinnacle Friday with a... Read more »

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Brexit and American elections: Families can be torn apart by different ideas, but only if they choose to

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Families are standing on different sides of the British decision to exit the EU. Across the pond, American siblings argue Hillary vs. the Donald. Politics takes a toll on families unless they can... Read more »

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Criticism of Supreme Court's non-decision gets divided response

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A deferred deportation policy that would have allowed up to 4.5 million immigrants to stay in the United States will not go into effect after the Supreme Court deadlocked in a vote announced on... Read more »

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Markets reel as world absorbs shock of UK vote for Brexit

Britain has jumped. Now it is wildly searching for the parachute. Read more »

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Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known

Carlos Ordonez says he has no idea what peace looks like. The 25 year-old's town has been under constant threat from rebels for as long as he remembers. Read more »

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Pro-EU Scots, Northern Irish eye UK escape after Brexit vote

The United Kingdom's stunning vote to depart the European Union could end in the breakup of the U.K. itself. Read more »

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Officials: No evidence Orlando gunman was gay

FBI investigators so far have not turned up persuasive evidence that Orlando gunman Omar Mateen was gay or pursuing gay relationships, according to two government officials familiar with the... Read more »

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Items owned by gangster 'Whitey' Bulger to be auctioned

Some things seem to capture the public perception of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger's life: a sterling silver "psycho killer" skull ring, a rat-shaped pencil holder, a stack of books about the Mafia. Read more »

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World doping watchdog shuts down Rio Olympic laboratory

Just weeks before the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro, the city's accredited anti-doping laboratory has been stopped from conducting tests. Read more »

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Photo Gallery: Britain joins EU in 1973

EDITOR'S NOTE: Britain voted in a referendum Thursday to leave the European Union. Britain was not included when the precursor to the EU was formed following World War II, but finally joined the... Read more »

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Lucas abandons plan to build museum in Chicago after lawsuit

"Star Wars" creator George Lucas announced Friday that he has abandoned plans to build his art museum in Chicago, blaming delays over a lawsuit from a parks group opposed to development along the... Read more »

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Prominent Christian Johnnie Moore reveals what 'really struck' him about Trump during this week's evangelical meeting

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Author and evangelical leader Johnnie Moore said that there was a common theme that seemed to deeply resonate at this week's evangelical meeting: Trump's stated commitment to religious liberty. Read more »

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Pistorius shown in TV interview ahead of murder sentence

After his sentencing hearing last week, convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius was mistakenly ushered to a vehicle carrying Barry Steenkamp, father of Reeva, the girlfriend he killed. A police officer... Read more »

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Sanders says he'll vote for Clinton, but no endorsement yet

Bernie Sanders said Friday he will vote for Hillary Clinton for president, stopping short of a full endorsement of his Democratic presidential rival more than a week after the final primary contests. Read more »

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Obama names Stonewall national monument; 1st for gay rights

President Barack Obama created the first national monument to gay rights on Friday, designating the iconic Stonewall Inn in Manhattan where the modern gay rights movement took root nearly five... Read more »

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Britain votes to leave EU: Cameron resigns; markets rocked (+video)

Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, toppling the prime minister Friday, sending global markets plunging and shattering the stability of a... Read more »

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North Korea: We won't abandon nukes with US gun to our head

The top North Korean official for U.S. relations told The Associated Press on Friday that his country is now a nuclear threat to be reckoned with, and Washington can expect more nuclear tests and... Read more »

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Trump, in Scotland, links Brexit vote to his campaign

Donald Trump, in a visit to Scotland on Friday, hailed Britain's vote to leave the European Union, drawing parallels to the anger driving his own presidential campaign. Read more »

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Pulitzer Prize-winning photo 'Flags of Our Fathers' identified the wrong Marine

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After a month of investigation, the U.S. Marine Corps has confirmed it misidentified one of the men in a Pulitzer Prize-winning photo of the flag raising over Iwo Jima, debunking a popular memoir,... Read more »

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By hiring Lewandowski, CNN just gained the insight into Trump the media is desperate for

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CNN has hired GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager Corey Lewandowski as a political commentator. Here's why people are uncomfortable with that. Read more »

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Inside a private prison: One reporter's harrowing story

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With nearly 2.3 million prisoners, the United States has the highest number of incarcerated citizens in the world, according to World Prison Brief. Read more »

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Championship ring: President calls Cavs coach after title

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue got a unique championship ring — from the White House. Read more »

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'No' to Obama's immigration plans, Supreme Court says

A short-handed and deeply divided Supreme Court deadlocked Thursday on President Barack Obama's immigration plan to help millions living in the U.S. illegally, effectively killing the plan for the... Read more »

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76ers take Ben Simmons with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

Ben Simmons went from Down Under to the top of the NBA draft, and a record number of international players followed. Read more »

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Vandalism discovered at sacred Native Hawaiian site

Vandals etched crosses on the crumbling remains of the 180-year-old palace of a former Hawaiian king, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources said Thursday. Read more »

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Rescuers search rubble in east China after tornado kills 78

Rescuers in eastern China searched Friday for survivors of a tornado and hailstorm that killed at least 78 people as it swept over a city's outskirts, destroying buildings, smashing trees and... Read more »

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Britain will leave the 28-nation European Union, tally says (+video)

Tally by the BBC shows Britain has voted to leave the 28-nation European Union. Read more »

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