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‘The Book of Mormon’ satirical musical finally in Utah

- Associated Press

The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons has finally come to the heart of Mormonlandia, starting a sold-out, two-week run Tuesday at a Salt Lake City theater two blocks from the church’s flagship temple and headquarters.

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FILE - In this July 25, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally and picnic in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Since the beginning of June, Donald Trump has received more coverage on the broadcast network evening newscasts than all of the other candidates for president combined. The ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts spent 114 minutes on campaign coverage from the beginning of June through the end of last week, and Trump was the focus of 60 of them. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Trump dominates nightly news on election, study shows

- Associated Press

Since the beginning of June, Donald Trump has received more coverage on the broadcast network evening newscasts than all of the other candidates for president combined, with his estranged former partners at NBC giving him the most attention.

RCC initiatives focus on students, employees

- Associated Press

July 28--Editor's Note: As part of this week's Focus examining Randolph Community College's areas of focus, today's article looks at the Presidential Initiatives for student success, quality education and employees.

Senator objects to anti-terrorism rules for online sites

- Associated Press

Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat and skeptic of broad government surveillance, objected Tuesday to a bill that would have required social media and online sites like Google, Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity.

FILE - In this July 1945, file photo, scientists and workmen rig the world's first atomic bomb to raise it up into a 100-foot tower at the Trinity bomb test site in the desert near Alamagordo, N.M. "The Bomb," which begins airing Tuesday, July 28, 2015, on most PBS stations, seeks to tell the story of the deadly device as the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki approaches. (AP Photo/File)

Correction: The Bomb story

- Associated Press

In a story July 27 about a new PBS special called "The Bomb," The Associated Press reported erroneously the author of a 1946 New Yorker essay on the victims of Hiroshima. The essay was written by John Hersey, not John Henry.

William "Bill" Kelso, Director of Research and Interpretation for the Preservation Virginia Jamestown Rediscovery, stands next to the church where the four sets of human where found in Jamestown, Va. A team of scientists and historians announced Tuesday, July 28, 2015, that Jamestown archaeologists have identified four sets of human remains buried in the chancel of the historic settlement's first church, including Jamestown's first Anglican minister and Capt. Gabriel Archer. (Joe Fudge/The Daily Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown

- Associated Press

Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America's first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia.

US institute: NKorea launch site upgrade complete

- Associated Press

Construction to upgrade North Korea's main rocket launch site now appears complete amid expectations in rival South Korea that a launch could take place in October, a U.S. research institute said Tuesday.

Court rejects claim over goring in Olympic National Park

- Associated Press

A federal appeals court panel has rejected a woman's lawsuit over her husband's fatal goring by a mountain goat that had been threatening visitors for years in Olympic National Park.

The Latest: Netflix may air 2 new superhero series a year

- Associated Press

Here's the latest from the Television Critics Association summer meeting in Beverly Hills, California, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs (all times local):

'The Martian' to premiere at the Toronto Film Festival

- Associated Press

The blockbuster summer movie season is still going strong, but the Toronto International Film Festival provided a peek Tuesday at some of the movies and performances that could help set the tone for the upcoming awards season.

FILE - In this March 16, 2011, file photo, exhaust rises from smokestacks in front of piles of coal in Thompsons, Texas. A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power plants they can't control.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Court orders EPA to redo air-pollution limits in 13 states

- Associated Press

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power plants.