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Most Americans Want More Federal Money To Stop Zika: Poll

A large majority of Americans want the federal government to increase funding to prevent Zika’s spread in the U.S. and also help women at risk in affected areas get access to abortion, contraception and family planning services, according to a poll released Thursday. The virus, which has reached...


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As Marijuana Legalization Initiative Heads For Calif. Ballot, Health Groups

With an initiative to legalize marijuana in California likely heading to the November ballot, medical providers, health care experts and industry groups are sharply divided over the controversial measure. It is already legal in California to use cannabis with a doctor’s prescription. The Adult Use...


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APNewsBreak: Military seeks more time on transgender policy

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior military leaders expressed concern this week that the launch of new Pentagon rules allowing transgender service members to serve openly in the U.S. military is moving too quickly, arguing that details must still be resolved, several senior U.S. officials told The Associated...


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Aide: Clinton opposed private emails accessible to 'anybody'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin said in a legal proceeding that Clinton did not want the private emails that she mixed in with State Department emails on her private computer server to be accessible to “anybody,” according to transcripts released Wednesday. Abedin’s...


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Congress clears Puerto Rico rescue bill, sends to president

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress delivered relief to debt-stricken Puerto Rico on Wednesday, sending President Barack Obama a last-minute financial rescue package to help the U.S. territory of 3.5 million Americans. The Senate passed the bill on a bipartisan 68-30 vote, three weeks after the House...


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Weber County RAMP board accepting applications for 8 open spots

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Interested in serving Weber County through recreation, arts, museums and parks? The county’s RAMP Advisory Board is working to fill eight available positions.


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'Move on' from Benghazi? Republicans say it's unlikely

House Benghazi Report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton says it’s “time to move on” after a congressional report on the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks accused the Obama administration of lethal mistakes, but produced no new evidence pointing to wrongdoing by the former secretary of state. Not likely, especially in an...


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Senate passes financial rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico, sends it

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate passes financial rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico, sends it to Obama.


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Fed gives OK to 30 banks to up dividends, buy back shares

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve on Wednesday gave the green light to plans by major banks in the U.S. to raise their dividends and buy back shares, judging their financial foundations sturdy enough to withstand a major economic downturn. The Fed rejected the plans put forward by the U.S....


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The Latest: Trump strikes back against Chamber on trade

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the US presidential campaign (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Donald Trump is taking his tough-on-trade message to a mostly rural area in Maine where his message of economic populism could earn him one vote in the Electoral College. Trump is blasting existing free trade...


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