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Utah officials blame lack of logging for major…

Insisting that logging could have cleaned up dead, bug-infested trees that are fueling a Utah wildfire, a Republican state lawmaker blamed federal mismanagement and lawsuits by "tree hugger" environmentalists for a blaze that has burned 13 homes

Study finds pay for public college presidents up 5.3 percent

A study has found U.S. public college and university presidents saw their pay increase by an average of 5.3 percent last year

Subway train derails, scaring passengers and…

New York subway train derails as it enters station, tossing people to floor, forcing shaken-up passengers to evacuate through darkened tunnels and delivering jolt to transit system plagued by aging equipment and reliability problems

Two plague cases found in New Mexico

Two new cases of the plague have been diagnosed in New Mexico. These new cases make three in the month of June.

Utah wildfire swells to nearly 50,000 acres

State officials try to manage Brian Head fire

New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples…

New, highly virulent malware apparently seeded in Ukraine wreaks global disruption

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Man to be sentenced in death of girl known as…

A Massachusetts man is set to be sentenced in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island

Wells Fargo: Here's why emerging markets have…

Emerging markets have outperformed as fears over trade wars haven't materialized, says Anthony Cragg, Wells Fargo Asset Management.

Google hit with massive $2.7B fine by the EU

The search giant was found to breach antitrust rules by favoring its own shopping service in search results.

Arkansas Prison Inmate Who Was On The Run For 30…

An Arkansas prison inmate who was on the run for 30 years was arrested while he was visiting his mom.

The Majority of Millennials Would Rather Use…

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.

FBI agent indicted in Oregon refuge standoff…

An FBI agent has been indicted on accusations that he lied about firing at an Arizona rancher in 2016 when officers arrested leaders of an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in rural Oregon

Ohio woman set on fire by ex-boyfriend in 2015 dies

An Ohio woman set on fire by her ex-boyfriend and whose injuries prompted legislation that would allow longer sentences for crimes that permanently maim or disfigure victims has died

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Pence to visit Cleveland area to hear from…

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit suburban Cleveland on Wednesday to meet with small business owners

Utah lawsuits to test president's power to shrink…

Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument will face a tougher challenge than anticipated

US Faces Reports That A Coalition Airstrike…

Watchdog groups say civilian deaths have gone up since the fight against ISIS entered urban terrain.

EU hits Google with $2.7B fine for abusing weaker…

European regulators fined Google a record 2.42 billion euros ($2.72 billion) for abusing its dominance of the online search market

The Latest: Evacuations lifted for fire on…

Evacuation orders have been lifted and residents are returning after a wildfire on California's Central Coast

Activists take step to recall judge in sex…

Activists seeking to recall a judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman say they believe voters will still support the effort

Review board wants another look at police…

A review board has found a potential error in a North Carolina police department's decision that the fatal shooting of a black man by an officer last year was justified and has scheduled another hearing on the matter in August

Maduro says helicopter fired on Venezuela's…

President Nicolas Maduro says a helicopter fired upon Venezuela's Supreme Court in a confusing incident that he said was part of a conspiracy to destabilize his socialist government

California sheriff deputy shot in face; condition unknown

A transit deputy was shot in the face Monday at a light rail station in Sacramento after getting into a fight with a suspect

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Nasty Petya ransomware spreading fast

The world didn't learn its lesson from WannaCry. Unpatched Windows PCs are locking up across the globe, bringing many government systems and businesses to a halt.