Suspect charged in Washington mall shooting

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The lone suspect in the fatal shooting of five people in a Washington state mall has been charged with five counts of first degree murder, according to Skagit…

UN to meet as Aleppo assault rages

The United Nations Security Council is to meet Sunday to discuss the devastating Syrian government offensive that has raged since a shaky ceasefire deal fell…

FAFSA changes: What you need to know to get the most financial aid

If you plan to go to college next year, you need to know about two changes to the nationwide financial aid form.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid…

Why the debate expectations game is a farce

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Republicans are praising Hillary Clinton as the most skilled and experienced politician ever to stand behind a podium. Democrats note Donald Trump, a former…

Trump threatens to bring Gennifer Flowers to debate

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Donald Trump threatened Saturday to bring Gennifer Flowers, with whom Bill Clinton admitted to having a sexual relationship decades ago, to Monday's…

Iowa, Wisconsin face flood threat with swollen rivers

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It's a tense waiting game for people facing flood threats from swollen rivers and creeks in parts of Iowa and Wisconsin.

Flooding already claimed two lives this…

Suicide bomber kills at least 6 in Iraq

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ISIS has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad that killed at least six people, according to the ISIS-affiliated Amaq news agency.

CNN could…

State of the race: Why Hillary Clinton has an edge

If you tune into the news these days it would be easy to conclude that the presidential race is too close to call and that it's all going to come down to what…

Is this the last police video we'll ever see from North Carolina?

Videos released by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department of the fatal encounter between officers and Keith Lamont Scott could be the last such footage…

Debate coach: Expect an Olympic battle of wits

These presidential debates, which start Monday, will be like no others. The primary debates had more viewers than any in history, and featured trash talking,…

Girl, 17, missing after police find 3 bodies at her home

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A 17-year-old girl is missing and believed to be in danger after police found three bodies at the home where she lived in Southern California.

Police rushed…

Jordan: Writer who mocked ISIS killed

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A prominent Jordanian writer who shared a cartoon that outraged some Muslims was fatally shot in Amman on Sunday, state news agency Petra reported.


Voters say this election is about 'lesser of two evils'

American voters are unhappy.

They don't like either options for President: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. Many dub this presidential election the ultimate…

Bill Nunn, famous for 'Do the Right Thing' role, dies at 62

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Bill Nunn, a veteran actor who appeared in Spike Lee's film, "Do the Right Thing," has died. He was 62.

Lee paid tribute to the man who played Radio Raheem in…

Jerusalem's underground city of the dead

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In Jerusalem's largest cemetery, the deceased have a need that the living cannot fulfill: more space.

Music legend Buckwheat Zydeco dead at 68

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Stanley Dural Jr., a Louisiana music legend whose stage name was Buckwheat Zydeco, has died. He was 68.

Washington state mall shooting suspect in custody

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One day after a shooting left five people dead at a mall north of Seattle, authorities arrested a 20-year-old suspect Saturday after an overnight manhunt that…

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--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

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--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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