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Votes Still Being Counted, But Aung San Suu Kyi Expects Big Win In Myanmar

Monday, November 09, 2015

Votes are still being counted in Myanmar, but according to early results Aung San Suu Kyi's party is headed toward a big victory.

Reporting from Yangon, NPR's Anthony Kuhn says the country also known as Burma went to the polls on Sunday for the freest elections in decades. He filed ...

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READ: Two Personal Statements That Help Explain The Situation At Mizzou

Sunday, November 08, 2015

We've written about the news that some members of the University of Missouri football team have said they will not play another game until the university system president steps down.

The players were backing a student movement that has for months called on the university to address what they ...

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Missouri Football Players Strike To Demand Ouster Of University President

Sunday, November 08, 2015

About 30 University of Missouri football players have said they will not play another game until university system President Tim Wolfe steps down.

The football players said that they were standing in solidarity with the Concerned Student 1950 movement, which has for months now called on the university to seriously ...

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WATCH: Donald Trump Is Called 'Racist' On SNL... But As Part Of The Gag

Sunday, November 08, 2015

Saturday Night Live acknowledged a group of protesters outside of its studios with a bit of comedy last night.

As we've reported, Latino activists had called on NBC to disinvite Donald Trump from hosting the late-night comedy show. They charged that Trump had shown himself to be a ...

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California, That Strange Light Streaking Across The Sky Was No UFO

Sunday, November 08, 2015

Residents across California and Nevada were stunned last night by a bright spear of light that streaked across the night sky.

Of course, many of them took out their cameras and they went on Twitter and YouTube to post what clearly looked like a UFO. Here's what a resident of ...

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'Iron Ass:' Where George H.W. Bush's Chosen Epithet For Cheney Came From

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Former President George H.W. Bush used a choice word when describing his son's vice president.

"He just became very hard-line and very different from the Dick Cheney I knew and worked with," Bush told biographer Jon Meacham. After Sept. 11, Bush told Meacham, Cheney became "just iron-ass. His seeming ...

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British Prime Minister Says Russian Plane 'More Likely Than Not' Was Downed By Bomb

Thursday, November 05, 2015

In an interview with Sky News, British Prime Minister David Cameron said a Russian airliner was "more likely than not" downed by a bomb.

Cameron also told the network that there was a "significant possibility" that the Islamic State was responsible.

On the BBC, Cameron said: "We cannot ...

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Pentagon Paid Sports Teams Millions For 'Paid Patriotism' Events

Thursday, November 05, 2015

In the past few years, the Pentagon spent $6.8 million to pay for patriotic displays during the games of professional sports teams.

That's according to a joint oversight report released by Arizona Republican Sens. John Flake and John McCain on Wednesday.

The senators found that since 2012, the Pentagon ...

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5 People Injured In Stabbing Incident On California Campus

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Five people were injured and a suspect was killed in a stabbing attack on the University of California, Merced, campus.

According to the school, two of the victims were flown to a local hospital and three others were treated on campus.

The alleged attacker was shot by police and ...

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Investigation Finds Illinois Cop At Center Of Manhunt Shot Himself

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

(Updated at 11:36 a.m. ET.)

Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, the Illinois police officer whose death this fall prompted a massive manhunt, actually shot himself, investigators have concluded.

During a press conference on Wednesday, Lake County Major Crime Task Force Cmdr. George Filenko said Gliniewicz committed suicide after he spent years stealing ...

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In Houston, Voters Reject A Closely Watched Equal Rights Ordinance

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Voters in Houston soundly rejected a closely watched ordinance that prohibited discrimination in city contracting, business services, housing and employment.

As the Texas Tribune reports, the measure became a flashpoint in a confrontation between the city's lesbian mayor and the city's conservatives.

Ultimately, opponents of the ordinance, which is ...

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WATCH: In Interview, Rachel Dolezal Admits She Was Born White

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Rachel Dolezal, the former NAACP official who made national news when questions were raised about her racial identity, admits that she was born white.

In an interview with the TV show The Real, Dolezal said, however, that she still identifies as black.

"I acknowledge I was born biologically white, ...

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Tropical Cyclone Chapala Batters Yemen, Dumps Years' Worth Of Rain

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

A rare tropical cyclone named Chapala has dumped years' worth of rain on Yemen in a matter of hours.

Yemen has already been ravaged by war, and now parts of it are under water.

Here's a photo published by the Yemen Post Newspaper:

Yemen is used to getting about ...

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As Final Bodies Are Flown To Russia, Clues Emerge About Metrojet Plane Crash

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

As some clues begin to emerge about what caused Metrojet Flight 9268 to break up in flight, the final victims' bodies arrived in Russia.

CNN reports the government released a complete list of the 224 people who were killed in the crash. CNN reports:

"At least 25 children ...

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Watchdog: U.S. Paid For 'World's Most Expensive' Gas Station In Afghanistan

Monday, November 02, 2015

"DOD charged the American taxpayer $43 million for what is likely the world's most expensive gas station."

That's what Special Inspector General John F. Sopko found when he looked at the construction of a natural gas station in Sheberghan, Afghanistan.

According to the report, at most that station should ...

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Amid E. Coli Outbreak, Chipotle Closes 43 Restaurants In Washington, Oregon

Monday, November 02, 2015

Chipotle Mexican Grill is temporarily closing more than 40 restaurants in and around Seattle and Portland, Ore., as health officials investigate an E. coli outbreak that has gotten at least 22 people sick.

USA Today reports:

"Since Oct. 14, three people in Clackamas and Washington counties in ...

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With Cause Of Plane Crash Still Unknown, Russians Begin Identifying Remains

Monday, November 02, 2015

As the Russian government tries to determine what could have caused Metrojet Flight 9268 to break up in flight, some of the victims' bodies have arrived in St. Petersburg.

Russian forensic experts began trying to identify the remains of the passengers who were killed when an Airbus A321-200 crashed ...

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Appeals Court Refuses To Shut Down NSA Bulk Collection Program Early

Thursday, October 29, 2015

A federal appeals court has refused to put an early end to a National Security Agency program that collects data about Americans' telephone calls in bulk.

The American Civil Liberties Union had asked the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to issue a preliminary injunction against the program, because ...

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5 Headlines: Media Consensus Is That CNBC Was GOP Debate's 'Biggest Loser'

Thursday, October 29, 2015

The pundit world is still trying to decide which of the 10 Republican candidates for president won the third Republican debate of the 2016 race.

But it didn't take long for there to be consensus on one thing: CNBC was the night's "biggest loser."

On multiple occasions, the moderators ...

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The Third GOP Debate In 100 Words (And 3 Video Clips)

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The third GOP debate was a heavyweight match but with quick footwork and well-orchestrated jabs that were responded to with masterful cross-counters. The surprise? Trump wasn't the only one punching. Bush went after Rubio for missing Senate votes. Kasich said Trump's platform was "fantasy." In a recurring theme, Cruz attacked ...

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