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Libertarians pick ex-New Mexico Gov. Johnson for president

The Libertarian Party again nominated former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as its presidential candidate.

Death on Everest leads to risky effort to recover bodies

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May 27, 2016

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Trump tells California 'there is no drought'

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring, "There is no drought." Read more »

May 27, 2016

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'Shield' actor's words used against him in murder trial

An actor who played a police officer on TV show "The Shield" is guilty of murder because of remarks he made about the killing to detectives, his brother-in-law and in text messages to his dead... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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How Alibaba won, and lost, a friend in Washington

In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, saying that its websites served as a 24-hour market "for... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Are Utahns tiring of Mitt Romney challenging Donald Trump?

Mitt Romney said he's critical of presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump so he "can sleep at night," but some Utahns may be growing tired of him challenging a fellow Republican. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Why the University of Miami plans to hire a scholar of atheism

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Around 3 percent of Americans identify as atheist and an additional 15.8 percent don't affiliate with a particular religion. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Text of Obama's speech at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

President Barack Obama's remarks Friday at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park about the U.S. atomic bombing, the legacy of World War II and nuclear weapons, as delivered: Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Episcopal clergy go orange against gun violence

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Orange isn’t a traditional liturgical color in the Episcopal Church. But on Sunday, June 5, Episcopal clergy across the country are planning to wear orange stoles in a stand against gun... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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In a red state, the culture war shifts

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In one of the reddest of the red states, appeals to traditional values have long resonated with many voters. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Feds announce $10 million for wildfire projects in 12 states

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday toured a massive wildfire rehabilitation effort in southwest Idaho that's part of the federal government's new wildfire strategy. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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96-year-old Heimlich uses namesake maneuver on choking woman

The 96-year-old retired chest surgeon credited with developing the namesake Heimlich maneuver has used it to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Trump tells California 'there is no drought'

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring, "There is no drought." Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Migrant shipwreck survivor says he was under hull, pal died

A Sudanese man who survived the capsizing of a heavily overcrowded smugglers boat off Libya recounted Friday how the vessel tipped over when fellow migrants heard the voice of approaching rescuers... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Congress' grade so far? Incomplete at best

Congress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on to avoid a report card laden with grades of incomplete or even worse. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Holiday air travelers get a break from long security lines

Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines Friday ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints after authorities opened extra screening lanes... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Are you Alibaba literate? 5 things to know about the company

Alibaba is the world's biggest e-commerce platform. Over 420 million people scooped up $485 billion worth of stuff last year on Alibaba's sites. The company went public in 2014, raising $25 billion... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Unprecedented excitement at Libertarian Party convention

The deep unpopularity of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has led to an unprecedented level of excitement at the Libertarian Party's presidential nominating convention in Orlando this year. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Health experts urge WHO to consider moving Rio Olympics

Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Janet Yellen says Fed could raise rates in coming months

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that an interest rate hike would be appropriate in the coming months if the economy keeps improving. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Donald Trump breaks with nation's only Latina governor

It was a stunning rebuke — even by Donald Trump's standards — aimed at the nation's only Latina governor at a political rally in her home state of New Mexico. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight

Five days into an Iraqi military operation to push Islamic State fighters out of Fallujah, residents still inside the city are preparing for a long battle, with some saying they fear being trapped... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Rubio says he will support Trump, but not campaign with him

Sen. Marco Rubio says he will be campaigning with Republican candidates to keep GOP control of the House and Senate. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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In Hiroshima, Obama honors 'silent cry' of bombing victims

President Barack Obama paid tribute Friday to the "silent cry" of the 140,000 victims of the atomic bomb dropped 71 years ago on Hiroshima, and called on the world to abandon "the logic of fear"... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Egypt says search for crashed EgyptAir plane narrows

The search for the EgyptAir plane which crashed last week killing all 66 people on board has narrowed to a 5-kilometer-wide area in the Mediterranean Sea, based on signals from the craft's... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Origins of key Clinton emails from report are a mystery

Since her use of a private email server was made public last year, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has insisted she turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Why discussions about sex should begin at home, not Google

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Today's teens are hungry for information about sexuality and how to put their worlds into context, yet far too many parents — their best sources of information — are far too silent. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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Dating is a lot of hard work — it always has been

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Traditional or nontraditional, dating takes effort — and there's no way around it. In Moira Weigel's novel "Labor of Love," she discusses the different factors incorporated into the dating... Read more »

May 27, 2016

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What’s next for thousands of migrants evacuating this Greek refugee camp?

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The Idomeni camp existed for only a few months, but residents carved out lives for themselves in that brief time, from weddings to births to restaurant openings. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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New Facebook language study comes with a caution for parents

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A new study from Stony Brook University examined how men and women use language differently on Facebook. Read more »

May 27, 2016

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National Spelling Bee co-champions include youngest ever

The words were tougher. The final rounds lasted longer. The result was the same. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Jury sides with Google in battle over Android software

Google's Android software just dodged a $9 billion bullet. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Rapper arrested in T.I. concert shooting that killed 1

Police investigating a deadly shooting at a packed hip-hop concert arrested a rap artist Thursday, saying surveillance footage showed him stalking through the venue firing a gun. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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G7 leaders pledge collective action on sagging global growth

The leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies have pledged to "collectively tackle" major risks to global growth, including direct political threats to the international order from terrorist... Read more »

May 26, 2016

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America's moral obligation in the global refugee crisis

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Around 8 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes by violence or other social upheaval in 2015, the largest number ever recorded in a single year, according to the U.N. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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More than 40 Secret Service staff disciplined in data flap

Forty-one Secret Service employees have been disciplined for reviewing private agency records, including a failed job application, of a U.S. congressman who was leading a congressional probe of the... Read more »

May 26, 2016

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In a first, Trump PAC reaches out to Amish

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Will the bearded, the bonneted, the barn-building Amish vote for the clean-shaven, combed-over, casino-building Donald Trump? Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Official: 19 people trapped by rising water in Kentucky cave

Two tour groups exploring a Kentucky cave were trapped Thursday by rising water, leaving 19 people missing — including two police officers who tried to reach them, authorities said. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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State Department email report complicates Clinton's message

Hillary Clinton is telling voters not to trust Donald Trump. But a new government report about her usage of a private email server as secretary of state is complicating that message. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Jury sides with Google in closely watched copyright case

A federal jury has sided with Google in a $9 billion legal battle with tech industry rival Oracle, a complex copyright case that was closely watched in Silicon Valley. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Sen. Rubio faces pressure to run for re-election to Senate

Sen. Marco Rubio is facing intense pressure to run for re-election to his Florida Senate seat, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell taking the lead in a campaign to get him to reconsider his... Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Navy: 2 fighter jets crash off NC coast; 4 hospitalized

Two Navy jet fighters crashed off the coast of North Carolina during a training mission Thursday, and their four crew members were airlifted to a hospital with minor injuries after being plucked... Read more »

May 26, 2016

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McDonald's CEO says company is making changes customers want

McDonald's, under intense pressure in a competitive industry, sought to reassure its shareholders Thursday that it is making changes to its food and service that customers want. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Trump agrees to debate Sanders but sets stiff price

Donald Trump has provisionally accepted Bernie Sanders' proposal to debate, but the billionaire is setting a high price for participating. His condition: The hosting TV network would have to put up... Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Art Briles built Baylor brash, bold, leaves tarnished legacy

A brash Texan with a bold approach, Art Briles made Baylor football relevant after years of wallowing in the basement of the Big 12 Conference. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Site, funding unresolved in Las Vegas NFL stadium plan

A site for a proposed 65,000-seat retractable-roof stadium in Las Vegas is in question, as funding formulas are still being worked out for the project that could cost up to $1.6 billion. Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Richard Norby released from hospital, returns home to Lehi, Utah

The last of the four Mormon missionaries wounded nine weeks ago in the Brussels airport terror attacks is home after doctors released him from the hospital this week. Richard Norby continues to... Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Former Marine freed from prison in Iran attends memorial

A former U.S. Marine who was jailed in Iran for more than four years until his January release said his Thursday visit to the Michigan state Senate for Memorial Day services was "bittersweet." Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Slain college student's mother leads anti-violence rally

The mother of one of the two Southern University students killed in a shootout at an off-campus party last month led a rally at the Louisiana Capitol on Thursday, calling for an end to the silence... Read more »

May 26, 2016

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CDC urges speed on Zika as House moves to negotiate funding

The U.S. must act more quickly to protect pregnant women from birth defect-causing Zika, a top health official said Thursday even as the House left town for its Memorial Day recess with no visible... Read more »

May 26, 2016

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Origin of key Clinton emails from report are a mystery

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was supposed to have turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to be released to the public. But an agency audit found at least... Read more »

May 26, 2016

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