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Mormons to stay outdoors after split with Boy Scouts

The Mormon church says a new youth program it will roll out in 2020 when it cuts ties with Boy Scouts of America will still include outdoor and adventure activities even as the initiative becomes gospel-focused

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Hotplates, heaters to be given residents after gas disaster

Officials say hotplates and space heaters will be distributed to thousands of Massachusetts residents who were left without natural gas following a series of gas explosions and fires

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Parents of Wisconsin teen who died in Rome come for trial

The parents of a 19-year-old Wisconsin student whose body was found in the Tiber have come to Rome for a homeless man's manslaughter trial

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

New California law helps utilities with wildfire lawsuits

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a measure allowing utilities to bill their customers to pay for legal settlements stemming from devastating 2017 wildfires

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Cyprus protests Turkish warship's arrest of fishing boat

Cyprus is trying to secure the release of five fishermen who were taken into custody by a Turkish warship as they were fishing off the island's northern coast

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

'IllumiNations' pyrotechnic show ending next year at Epcot

After almost two decades, Walt Disney World is ending the pyrotechnic, light and fireworks show which nightly lights up the sky above its Epcot theme park

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Romania ruling party endorses embattled party chief

Romania's ruling Social Democratic Party endorsed its party chairman, recently convicted of abuse of power

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Rock On: Michelle Obama book tour is reaching high

There has never been a book tour quite like the one planned for Michelle Obama's "Becoming."

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: Trump signs spending bill for agencies, Congress

President Donald Trump has signed legislation to fund the Energy Department, veterans' programs and the legislative branch, including Congress and the Capitol police

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Judge denies bid to block courthouse immigration arrests

A judge on Massachusetts' highest court has denied a bid to block federal agents from arresting immigrants targeted for deportation at state courthouses

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Wisconsin workplace shooting suspect had revoked gun permit

Police say the suspect in a Wisconsin workplace shooting that seriously injured three people had his concealed-carry permit revoked and was unable to legally purchase a firearm

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Oklahoma astronaut corn maze photographed from space

It's apt that a maze cut into an Oklahoma cornfield featuring the likeness of a former NASA astronaut can be seen from space _ and has been photographed by a satellite orbiting Earth

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press