Hiker dies after trying to find family's way back to trailhead
A 62-year-old hiker from Alabama died after he and his family got lost trekking through a slot canyon in southern Utah.
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An LDS Church statement says more research on the benefits and risks of medical marijuana is necessary before it is approved for use by patients.
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Associated Press | Posted Jun 29th - 10:07am
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Matthew Lee, Associated Press | Posted Jun 29th - 8:59am
After months of wrangling, tighter restrictions on travel to the U.S. from six mostly Muslim nations take effect Thursday evening after the Supreme Court gave its go-ahead for a limited version of President Donald Trump's plans for a ban. Visa applicants from the six countries — and all refugees — will need to show close family or business ties to the United States.
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