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Splitting the check for Grand Canyon opening

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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>>

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Judge orders immediate end to logging shutdown

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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

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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>>

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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

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

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  • US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

    US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:33:33 GMT
    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to...More >
    Under pressure to ramp up the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa amid worries that the financial and human cost of the outbreak is growing...More >
  • History books spark latest Texas classroom battle

    History books spark latest Texas classroom battle

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:22:39 GMT
    As Texas mulls new history textbooks for its 5-plus million public school students, some academics are decrying lessons they say exaggerate the influence of Christian values on America's Founding Fathers.More >
    As Texas mulls new history textbooks for its 5-plus million public school students, some academics are decrying lessons they say exaggerate the influence of Christian values on America's Founding Fathers.More >
  • Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq

    Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:13:02 GMT
    President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria is being scrutinized in Congress, where the expanded military campaign has broad support but faces skepticism after more...More >
    American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress began debating...More >
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