Whom could replace Justice Antonin Scalia?

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President Barack Obama plans to nominate a new Supreme Court justice to replace the late Antonin Scalia, despite Senate Republican leaders indicating that…

Antonin Scalia's death jolts GOP debate

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Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump called on Senate Republicans to block any effort by President Barack Obama to nominate a successor to Supreme…

Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court justice, dies at 79


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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the leading conservative voice on the high court, has died at the age of 79, a government source and a family friend…

Scalia's death sets up big political battle

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Justice Antonin Scalia's death immediately triggered a monumental election-year battle in Washington over whether President Barack Obama should choose a…

What Justice Scalia's death means for 2016

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As the nation is stunned by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the immediate question is what it will mean for the Supreme Court this year and in the future.

Obama to enter nomination fight with legacy on court at stake

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President Barack Obama entered what's certain to become an acrimonious election-year battle Saturday, declaring he would act "in due time" to replace Supreme…

Antonin Scalia's 10 most memorable lines

A hero to many conservatives, Justice Antonin Scalia was a verbose bogeyman to liberals during his nearly three decades on the Supreme Court.

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Boko Haram attacks kill at least 30

Boko Haram militants killed at least 30 people during attacks on two villages over two days in northeast Nigeria, local vigilante fighters and a local…

Taiwan earthquake: Search ends

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Search and rescue operations after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck southern Taiwan ended Saturday as the death toll rose to 114, the city's disaster…

Albright expresses regret over comment about women in hell

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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who made headlines last week when she said women must vote for Hillary Clinton or they would go to a "special…

URGENT - Obama: I'll nominate Scalia successor

(CNN) -- President Barack Obama says he plans to nominate a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, whose death was announced Saturday. "I plan…

Craigslist case: Robbery suspect run over, loses arm

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It was supposed to be an ordinary buy-and-sell: a Brooklyn teenager buying sneakers from a seller he encountered on Craigslist.

URGENT - Obama to speak on death of Antonin Scalia at 8:30 p.m. ET

President Barack Obama will speak on the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Saturday night, from Rancho Mirage, California. Scalia died Saturday…

Women coders do better than men in gender-blind study

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Gender bias prevents female coders from being judged solely on their work. Their work might be great, but the fact that they're women makes it less desirable.

Clinton unveils Nevada argument on Sanders

Hillary Clinton stepped up her efforts to cast Bernie Sanders as a single-issue candidate on Saturday in Nevada, firing up a largely union audience by arguing…

U.S. missile inadvertently shipped to Cuba has been returned

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The Cuban government has returned a missing U.S. missile sent to Europe for training but inadvertently shipped to Cuba, a State Department official said.

Deadly pileup on I-78 in Pennsylvania

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Multiple people were killed and scores were injured when dozens of vehicles slammed into each other on a stretch of Pennsylvania interstate in Lebanon County,…

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