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Mighty blasts from the looming Calbuco volcano have left Ensenada an ash-drowned ghost town
A new program that was supposed to get patients off waiting lists at Veterans Affairs medical centers by letting them switch to private-sector doctors is proving to be an even bigger disappointment... Read more »
A 73-year-old American man who the White House says was killed during a counterterrorism operation in Pakistan was an international development worker described as passionate about his work. Read more »
Adnan Abdihamid Farah's parents took his passport away last year when it came in the mail, and his mother would later tell authorities she feared her son would "disappear." Read more »
Stocks moved lower in early trading Thursday, sapped by gloomy manufacturing data from Europe, China and Japan. Read more »
More than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found. Read more »
Some sea voyages took Senegalese fisherman Samba Ngom away for up to three weeks at a time, but eventually he began dreaming of going further, to a place where he could make more money in a month... Read more »
Several thousand people marched through South Africa's largest city on Thursday in a demonstration against recent attacks on immigrants that killed seven people. Read more »
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits was little changed last week, evidence that employers are cutting few jobs. Read more »
Federal agricultural officials are planning to announce voluntary programs and initiatives for farmers, ranchers and foresters meant to build on President Barack Obama's efforts to combat global... Read more »
On the verge of exporting the first "Made in China" cars to the United States, Volvo is determined to show they are as good as vehicles it produces in Europe. Read more »
Iraq will at long last be getting the first batch of F-16 fighter jets it ordered four years ago, its air force commander said Thursday, a shipment that is expected to boost Iraq's capabilities in... Read more »
Honda, known for making motorcycles and cars, is showing its new sleek business jet in Japan for the first time, billing it as quiet, quick and green. Read more »
When a woman in Texas claimed that Alondra Luna Nunez was her long-lost daughter, the girl's real parents in Mexico say they presented more than a dozen documents from baptismal records and a copy... Read more »
Yemen's defiant Shiite rebels pressed their offensive in the country's south, apparently ignoring an overture from Saudi Arabia earlier this week, while the kingdom's warplanes continued to target... Read more »
Lower fuel prices helped United Airlines earn a record first-quarter profit despite a dip in revenue. Read more »
Libya's chaos has turned it into a lucrative magnet attracting migrants desperate to make the dangerous sea voyage to Europe. With no central authority to stop it, business is booming, with... Read more »
The Calbuco volcano erupted Wednesday for the first time in more than 42 years, billowing a huge ash cloud over a sparsely populated, mountainous area in southern Chile. Read more »
On April 25, 1915, 100 years ago this week, British and Allied forces landed along the Gallipoli Peninsula in the Aegean Sea with the goal of capturing Constantinople. The campaign ultimately went... Read more »
Bipartisan legislation to combat sex trafficking in the U.S. helps make sure minors sold for sex aren’t prosecuted as defendants, but are instead treated as victims. Read more »
The World Bank's mission is to end poverty. A new investigative report shows its projects might leave the impoverished worse off. Read more »
According to research from the University of Central Florida, kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder are more likely to learn if they’re allowed to let their wiggles out. Read more »
Up to 900 migrants fleeing Libya have drowned this week in a "humanitarian disaster." Read more »
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Twenty-five years ago, on April 24, 1990, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope — a telescope roughly the size of a large school bus, but with the power to forever change the way humans look at... Read more »
A new study by University of Utah seismologists maps a huge molten reservoir under Yellowstone, revealing that it is much larger than researchers previously thought. It would fill the Grand Canyon... Read more »
A group of American Indian actors walked off the set of an Adam Sandler movie this week over complaints about stereotypes, offensive names and scenes they say disrespected Native American religious... Read more »
A record number of young Mormons signed up for missions after church leaders lowered the minimum age in 2012, but new figures show the onslaught of proselytizing Latter-day Saints didn't lead to an... Read more »
Think Jaws meets a kangaroo, with maybe a touch of cute kitten, and you've got the aptly named pocket shark — the newest and rarest species found off the U.S. coast. Read more »
Playwright and poet William Shakespeare gave the world some of its most memorable and quotable words and phrases in literature and everyday language: "To be, or not to be — that is the... Read more »
The chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday called former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to testify at a public hearing... Read more »
When it comes to McDonald's, everyone seems to have an opinion about what the company needs to do differently. Read more »
A former Politico journalist is poking a hole in the bubble that surrounds one of Washington's biggest, celebrity-obsessed weekends with his new documentary "Nerd Prom." Read more »
Longtime Utah State athletic director Scott Barnes is now the man in charge at Pittsburgh. Read more »
Blaming the "fog of war," President Barack Obama revealed Thursday that U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan inadvertently killed an American and an Italian, two hostages held by al-Qaida, as well as two... Read more »
For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably the presidential hopefuls — face a far more complicated landscape. Read more »
Utah's senators, both Republicans, were split Thursday over whether to confirm Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama's choice to replace U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. Read more »
National parks and monuments in Utah are a big economic driver, landing the state among the top 10 in the country for the amount of money visitors pump into the economy. Spending, like visitation,... Read more »
The man responsible for raising nearly $1 billion for Mitt Romney's last presidential race is trying to talk a Provo business executive into running against Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah. Read more »
Milan has been growing in altitude in preparation for Expo 2015 world's fair opening next Friday with the construction of a dozen new skyscrapers in recent years. Read more »
There wasn't a dry eye in the over 4,000-seat Colosseum theater as the credits rolled following the first screening of Pixar's "Inside Out" at CinemaCon on Wednesday morning. Read more »
117 Utah veterans of the Korean War were named “Ambassadors for Peace” by the South Korean government on Thursday in a ceremony at the Central Utah Veterans Home in Payson. Read more »
Actress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers Friday to help the millions of Syrian refugees, sharply criticizing the U.N. Security Council for being paralyzed by its division over Syria's... Read more »
Twin blasts from the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile sent vast clouds of ash into the sky, increasing concerns the dust could contaminate water, cause respiratory illnesses and ground more flights. Read more »
A hearing to decide whether to hold an Arizona sheriff in contempt of court for violating orders in a racial-profiling case took a surprising turn when the lawman acknowledged that his office was... Read more »
Cause for Hope helps families in poverty to become self-sufficient business owners, budget-keepers and entrepreneurs. Its unique mentoring program has helped 1,600 families since 2001 in poor... Read more »
Mighty blasts from the looming Calbuco volcano have left Ensenada an ash-drowned ghost town, abandoned by its 1,500 residents. And officials warned Friday they might have a long stay away. Read more »
When Prince William and Kate announced they were expecting their first child in 2012, the appetite for royal baby news seemed insatiable. Read more »
Apple Watches are arriving Friday to the first group of people who had ordered one two weeks ago. Read more »
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