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2 attackers slay priest in Normandy church, are shot dead

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Utah delegates finally stand and cheer for Donald Trump

After a week of friction over Donald Trump, the Utah delegation at the Republican National Convention stood and even cheered him. Earlier, they debated whether they've been an embarrassment because... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Oklahoma State forward Tyrek Coger dies after collapsing

Oklahoma State forward Tyrek Coger has died after collapsing during a team workout. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Daughter Ivanka Trump raises issues father rarely mentions

Donald Trump's daughter promised Thursday that her father will fight for equal pay for women and affordable childcare for parents, issues the Republican nominee has rarely if ever addressed on the... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Brazil nabs 10 IS backers in Olympics anti-terror swoop

Ten Brazilians who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State militant group were arrested Thursday, authorities announced, describing them as "amateurs" who discussed on social media the possibility... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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See how this forgotten Holocaust history is being given new life

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Some Jewish historians' personal stories of Holocaust survival had reportedly fell into obscurity due to a language barrier, but are now seeing new light after one man embarked on a journey to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Fox needs to find a successor to man who invented network

Roger Ailes' successor at Fox News faces a delicate task in changing the culture of a news organization forever identified with one man, and push it forward for a new generation without alienating... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Trump sparks activists' quest to register 1 million Muslims to vote. Here are the details

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Muslim Americans make up around 1 percent of the U.S. population, accounting for about 3.3 million people. But despite constituting such a small sliver of the populace, Muslim advocates are looking... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Hispanic students may have the most room to grow when it comes to college completion

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Far more people start college than are prepared for it, but Latinos may be the greatest opportunity to match completion with preparation. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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US cardinal says ‘Christian nations’ in West must counter Islamic influx

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A prominent U.S. cardinal says Islam “wants to govern the world” and Americans must decide if they are going to reassert “the Christian origin of our own nation” in order to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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The day after: Lee defends Cruz at GOP convention; Hughes calls it 'black eye'

Sen. Mike Lee chastised Republican delegates Thursday for booing his friend Sen. Ted Cruz during his national convention speech in Cleveland. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Revealed: What a draft of the Democratic Party Platform says about Israel and abortion

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As Republicans prepare to adjourn their national convention on Thursday evening, the media and the public at large are sure to quickly turn their attention to next week's Democratic National... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Rep. Mia Love buying $1M in TV ads for battle with Doug Owens

Rep. Mia Love is buying $1 million in television advertising for her battle with Democrat Doug Owens, twice as much as she spent in 2014. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Kaine emerges as a favorite in Clinton's VP search

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine has emerged as the leading contender to join the Democratic ticket as Hillary Clinton's running mate, according to two Democrats, who both cautioned that Clinton has not... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Hundreds of demonstrators gather on convention's last day

Hundreds of demonstrators for and against Donald Trump gathered in Cleveland's Public Square ahead of the last night of the Republican convention Thursday, and police on bicycles and on foot fanned... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Live at the GOP convention: Donald Trump ready to accept nomination

Reporter Lisa Riley Roche and photographer Jeffrey Allred are live at the Republican National Convention. Follow the events of the final day at the convention live. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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How #ThisFlag pastor Evan Mawarire used Facebook to shut down Zimbabwe

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Leaning over his desk in Harare, the Zimbabwe flag’s green, red, yellow and black stripes draped around his neck, Pastor Evan Mawarire looked into the camera and launched an uprising. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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NBA moving All-Star Game out of Charlotte, cites LGBT law

is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Reading helps kids develop, but books are hard to come by in many low-income areas

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Children in poverty are learning less words as they grow up because of a lack of available books, and that, in turn, is contributing to a high literacy gap among different economic groups. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Who was Mary Magdalene? New book explores the life of the saint

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The biblical figure of Mary Magdalene has been “interpreted and misinterpreted, just as Jesus has been interpreted and misinterpreted,” according to Michael Haag, historian and author... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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5 tips for a successful job interview

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Nervous about that job interview? Here are a few do's and do nots. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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The Hamilton-inspired reason you need to take a vacation

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If you haven't yet taken a vacation, Alexander Hamilton has some advice for you. Start planning one, or there will be consequences to your health and your family life. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Cruz: Not supporting candidate who wages personal attacks (+video)

A night after being booed off the Republican National Convention stage, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz remained defiant about Donald Trump Thursday, saying he is not a "servile puppy dog" and vowing not to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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A majority of Americans believe the next U.S. president should address this issue — and it endangers thousands of Christians across the globe

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The majority of Americans believe the next U.S. president should show a commitment to addressing Christian persecution across the globe. Now, one group has a challenge for Hillary Clinton and... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Site that some biblical scholars say is the Garden of Eden just became a world heritage site

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An oasis in the middle of the Iraqi desert that some biblical scholars believe is the site of — or at least the inspiration for — the Garden of Eden as described in Genesis has... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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2016 Republican Party Platform offers praise for Israel. Here's the one thing that's missing from the text

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After much speculation surrounding proposed pro-Israel language in draft copies of the 2016 Republican Party Platform, the final version of the document, indeed, expresses "unequivocal support" for... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Trump's moment: Speech to close GOP convention's final day

Three long days of attacks on Hillary Clinton, floor fiascos and testaments to Donald Trump have come and gone, and now the big moment of the Republican National Convention has arrived. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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17 arrested in flag-burning melee outside GOP convention

Police arrested 17 people Wednesday after a melee broke out during a flag-burning in the streets outside the Republican National Convention. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Thunderous boos for Cruz for refusing to endorse Trump

Undercutting calls for Republican unity, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stubbornly refused to endorse Donald Trump Wednesday night as he addressed the GOP convention, igniting thunderous boos from furious... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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The 'Splainer: The empire of the US-based imam accused in the Turkish coup attempt

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Turkey’s crackdown of those suspected in the failed July 15 military coup widens, with the firing of 492 people at its top Islamic authority. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Meet the residents who don't want a wall

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People living in the areas between the United States and Mexico do not generally favor building a wall between the two nations, according to a poll by Cronkite News, The Dallas Morning News and... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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5 diverse appeals to God that were just made during the Republican National Convention

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As critics continue to warn that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump might face roadblocks when it comes to courting minority faiths, there's something quite interesting unfolding at the... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Russian Orthodox Church calls boycotted Crete council ‘an important event’

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The Russian Orthodox Church, whose boycott of a major summit of Orthodox Christian leaders in Crete last month threatened to slow down efforts to promote greater unity, has declared the meeting... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Photos: Utah delegates tour historic sites in Kirtland

Utah delegates to the Republican National Convention tour the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio, on Wednesday before attending the third day of the convention in Cleveland. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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As more older couples divorce, this new mortgage may be on the horizon

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The number of "gray divorces" continues to rise. As longtime marriages break up, there may be a new financial tool on the horizon, according to Forbes. It's called a "divorce mortgage," and here's... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Why your co-workers come to work sick

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People aren't taking time off when they're sick, to where half of those who work in places such as restaurants and hospitals risk spreading disease. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Utah GOP delegates finally fired up — but over Cruz, not Pence

Utah Republicans reluctant to accept Donald Trump as their nominee finally were fired up at the Republican National Convention, when their choice for president, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, spoke Wednesday. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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The best place for newborns to sleep after birth

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Instead of newborn babies sleeping in a separate nursery after birth, hundreds of hospitals are encouraging mothers to let their infants stay in their rooms. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Why American children can't pay attention

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Nearly 1 in 5 boys has been diagnosed with ADHD in the U.S., and the number of girls and adults taking medicine for the condition is rising. Why do so many of us find it hard to sit still and pay... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Why many churches can't endorse political candidates

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Among the many policy positions embedded in the 2016 Republican Party Platform is a call for the repeal of the Johnson Amendment, a controversial Internal Revenue Service regulation that has come... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Trump speechwriter apologizes for Melania Trump's speech

A speechwriter for Donald Trump's company said Wednesday she made a mistake and apologized for using passages from a 2008 Michelle Obama speech in the Republican party convention speech delivered... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Ohio Mormon offered invocation at Republican National Convention

A member of the Kirtland Ohio Stake presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said the invocation Wednesday at the 2016 Republican National Convention. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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No sign of Trump endorsement, but plenty of Cruz ambition

Sen. Ted Cruz's Texas-size political ambitions will be on full display Wednesday as the primary runner-up delivers a prime-time convention speech, but holds off on a full-throated endorsement of... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Trump's party: What to watch on GOP convention's third day

The 2016 Republican National Convention is now officially Donald Trump's convention. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Friends recall slain officers as residents gather to mourn

Across this city, shocked residents gathered Tuesday in churches, at community vigils and a motorcycle rally to offer support for the law enforcement community and the three officers who were slain... Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Delegation pushing bill to honor centennial of JFK's birth

Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation is spearheading an effort to honor the centennial of President John F. Kennedy's birth next year. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Here's how the Vatican's mobile medical unit is helping the poor in Rome

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The Vatican continues its efforts to help the poor and downtrodden, with the donation of a mobile medical unit that is now traveling around Rome to offer free health care to people in need. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Marilyn Monroe's tresses and dresses going up for auction

Gentlemen prefer blondes — but will auctiongoers? Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Why artificial sweeteners aren't helping you lose any weight

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Artificial sweeteners found in diet sodas and other low-calorie products can make people hungrier, leading them to gain even more weight. Australian researchers think they know why. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Adult coloring books get niched: Color me Christian, Jewish, Muslim and more

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It is hard to walk into a grocery store, drugstore, gas station or anywhere else without coming across a display of adult coloring books. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Utah pledges all votes to Cruz after Trump becomes official nominee for president

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July 19, 2016

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