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Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In the latest sign that the anti-immigrant sentiment has faded in conservative Utah, state officials agreed Tuesday to scrap three key provisions in its controversial 2011 immigration law and limit another in a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2014, file photo, Luis Garza center, with about 50 activists and members of immigrant families cheer during a news conference at Utah's Capitol in Salt Lake City, to celebrate Obama's plans for deportation relief and work permits. Utah has agreed to scrap three key pr…

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Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

Utah to scrap parts of immigration law under deal

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2014, file photo, about 50 activists and members of immigrant families stand during a news conference at Utah's capitol in Salt Lake City, to celebrate Obama's plans for deportation relief and work permits. Utah has agreed to scrap three key provisions in its immigrat…

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Democrats erred by pushing health law, Schumer says

Democrats erred by pushing health law, Schumer says

WASHINGTON — Breaking ranks, one of the nation’s top Democrats said Tuesday that the party made a major political mistake when it pushed a health care overhaul instead of programs directly benefiting the middle class.

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Obama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to 18

Obama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to 18

President Obama presents actress Meryl Streep with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. During a ceremony Monday in the White House, Obama gave the nation’s highest civilian honor to 18 artists, activists, public servants and others. 

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Pentagon chief Hagel stepping down under pressure

WASHINGTON — Under pressure from President Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel submitted his resignation Monday amid White House concerns about his effectiveness and broader criticism from outside about the administration’s Middle East crisis management.

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Obama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to 18

Obama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to 18

WASHINGTON — President Obama said this year’s recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom made the world stronger, wiser, more beautiful and more humane.

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Even without the Keystone XL pipeline, the US oil industry is thriving

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Kansas City Star:

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Israeli Cabinet approves Jewish ‘homeland’ legislation

JERUSALEM — Israel’s Cabinet on Sunday approved legislation defining Israel as the national homeland of the Jewish people — a measure critics decried as racist and a threat to democracy.

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Obama defends moves on immigration

Obama defends moves on immigration

President Barack Obama signs two presidential memoranda associated with his actions on immigration in his office on Air Force One as he arrives at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, before traveling to Del Sol High School to speaks about the steps he will be …

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Obama defends immigration moves; GOP still riled

Obama defends immigration moves; GOP still riled

HENDERSON, Nev. — President Obama is shrugging off Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States.

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US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Tom Frieden listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next h…

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US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

WASHINGTON — The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.

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US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2014 file photo, a Nigerian port health official uses a thermometer to screen Muslim pilgrims for Ebola at the Hajj camp before boarding a plane for Saudi Arabia at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West A…

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A way for GOP to defuse immigration issue?

A way for GOP to defuse immigration issue?

DENVER — Republicans in search of a way to oppose President Obama’s moves on immigration without alienating the nation’s fast-growing population of Hispanic voters can find a playbook in Colorado.

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A way for GOP to defuse immigration issue?

A way for GOP to defuse immigration issue?

Cory Gardner

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A way for GOP to defuse immigration issue?

A way for GOP to defuse immigration issue?

On Friday, supporters of immigration-policy changes rallied in front of the White House, thanking Obama for his executive action on immigration. The GOP has been split on how to respond without alienating Hispanic voters.

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A way for GOP to defuse immigration issue?

A way for GOP to defuse immigration issue?

Mike Coffman

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Lanhee Chen: Republicans can outflank Obama on immigration

Lanhee Chen: Republicans can outflank Obama on immigration

Right moves will help GOP win back the White House in 2016.

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Navajo Nation president approves junk-food tax

Navajo Nation president approves junk-food tax

Increases sales tax on certain foods by 2 percent.

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