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On 9th day of marathon debate, Kerry says Iran nuke talks could go either way

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said the diplomatic efforts "could go either way"

Clinton says she takes a 'backseat to no one' among liberals

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she takes a "backseat to no one" on championing liberal causes, presenting herself as a standard-bearer for Democrats as primary challenger Bernie Sanders... Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Utah denies proposed ballot initiative imposing term limits

Utah's elections office has rejected a proposed initiative petition to impose term limits on those appointed to serve on hundreds of state boards and commissions. Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Military recruits still not using American-made sneakers

New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet. Read more »

July 3, 2015

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European temps climb, pope gives thanks for some rain

Europeans struggled Friday to find relief from unusually high temperatures, but the U.N. weather agency said the continent is better prepared than ever to avoid major heat casualties. Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Solar-powered plane lands in Hawaii after flight from Japan

A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan. Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Want to help our veterans this Fourth of July? Here's how

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Be careful when lighting up the skies this Fourth of July. Big firework displays may remind veterans with PTSD living in your neighborhood about the harsh realities of fighting for freedom. Read more »

July 3, 2015

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BP to pay record $18.7 billion to states affected by spill

NEW ORLEANS — More than five years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history fouled beaches, coated seabirds in thick goo and threatened delicate marshes, BP has agreed to pay a... Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Officials to begin lifting evacuation after train derailment

Preparations began Friday to allow thousands of eastern Tennessee residents to return to their homes after a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire. Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Wine ice cream, maple water: 5 foods of the future?

Chips made out of broccoli, chickpeas and kale. Wine-spiked ice cream. Popcorn that didn't quite fulfill its destiny. Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Winchester student spots error in Boston museum exhibit

When rising Handley High School sophomore Joseph Rosenfeld visited the Museum of Science in Boston earlier this month, he saw something nobody had noticed before — an error in one of the... Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Greek villagers secret weapon: Grow your own food

Ilias Mathes has protection against bank closures, capital controls and the slashing of his pension: 10 goats, some hens and a vegetable patch. Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Obama's counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticism

At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had paid off, once again. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Capsized Philippine ferry death toll rises to 38; 15 missing

MANILA, Philippines — At least three more bodies have been recovered from a ferry that capsized in choppy waters in the central Philippines, raising the death toll in the accident to 38 with... Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Egypt's warplanes strike back at militants in troubled Sinai

Egyptian warplanes launched new airstrikes and troops went house-to-house Thursday in the troubled Sinai Peninsula, a day after Islamic State-linked militants set off the area's bloodiest fighting... Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Catholic leaders press GOP to heed pope on climate, poor

ANKENY, Iowa — Roman Catholic leaders in the early voting state of Iowa implored candidates for president Thursday to take up Pope Francis' call for "profound political courage" by focusing... Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Days before referendum, Greek voters perplexed and undecided

Costas Christoforidis hasn't decided how to vote in Sunday's referendum on a bailout deal for Greece's troubled economy. The problem is, the 37-year-old farmer isn't sure what he's voting for. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Did the news media show bias in its coverage of SCOTUS same-sex marriage?

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There was plenty of news coverage about public celebrations as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court deeming same-sex marriage constitutional in all states. But did media outlets show bias by... Read more »

July 2, 2015

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North Carolina shark attack victim says fortunate to survive

The latest survivor in a record-breaking string of seven North Carolina shark attacks said Thursday he's very fortunate to be alive and thankful for the emergency help he received after struggling... Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Winton's rescue of Jewish children revealed after 50 years

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"Is there anyone in our audience tonight who owes their life to Nicholas Winton?" asked the presenter of the popular BBC magazine program "That's Life". Read more »

July 2, 2015

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'You can see the jaw marks': Pleasant Grove boy survives South Carolina shark attack

A Pleasant Grove family is filled with gratitude their 12-year-old boy survived a shark bite in South Carolina this week with nothing to show for it other than a few stitches and a gripping story... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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The U.S. women’s national soccer team finds strength in motherhood

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The U.S. women's national soccer team is more than just a group of international soccer stars. They're also a team of mothers. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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