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Splitting the check for Grand Canyon opening


A number of different players are pitching in money to help keep Grand Canyon National Park open to the public despite a federal government shutdown. More>>

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Fed budget deal means AZ DES workers back at work

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More than 240 furloughed workers at the Arizona Department of Economic Security are back on the job now that the federal government is back up and running. More>>


Judge orders immediate end to logging shutdown


A federal judge has allowed loggers to go back to work on national forests without waiting for federal agencies to lift logging bans prompted by the government shutdown. More>>

McCain: No more shutdowns, 'I guarantee it'

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Sen. John McCain promised Thursday the government will not shut down again in the near future, and argued the President will now have to engage with his political opponents on Capitol Hill. More>>

2 parties bicker over blame for parks shutdown


Republicans and Democrats are battling over who's to blame for one of the most high-profiles casualties of the government shutdown: the national parks. More>>


Mount Rushmore to reopen amid fed shutdown

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South Dakota, Utah and Colorado have decided to pay to reopen national parks during the government shutdown. More>>

AZ residents, business leaders to protest shutdown at Grand Canyon


County governments across southern Utah are moving to condemn the shutdown of national parks by declaring an official emergency. More>>

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  • Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances

    Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:15:27 GMT
    President Barack Obama is opening a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region in Japan, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine is looming.More >
    President Barack Obama is seeking to reassure Japanese leaders Thursday that he can deliver on his security and economic pledges to Asia even as the crisis in Ukraine demands U.S. attention and resources elsewhere.More >
  • Hillary Clinton calls for more sanctions on Russia

    Hillary Clinton calls for more sanctions on Russia

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:15:10 GMT
    Hillary Rodham Clinton is daring women to compete, but not saying whether she will herself in 2016.More >
    Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she believes the outcome of the standoff in Ukraine will be a bad one for Russia.More >
  • US weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years

    US weighs clemency for inmates jailed for 10 years

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:55:35 GMT
    The Justice Department will begin considering clemency applications from nonviolent federal inmates who have already served 10 years or more in prison.More >
    The Obama administration is encouraging many nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release - and expecting thousands to take up the offer. It's an effort to deal with high costs and overcrowding in prisons,...More >
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