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The Second GOP Debate In 100 Words (And A Video)

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

If you missed the second Republican presidential debate of the 2016 race Wednesday night, our friends at It's All Politics have wall-to-wall coverage. If you want a quickie, here's a 100-word recap — and video clip — of what happened:

A three-hour debate was dominated by confrontations between Donald ...

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With Hours Left, Oklahoma Court Calls Off Execution Of Richard Glossip

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

With just hours left before it was scheduled, an Oklahoma court halted the execution of Richard Glossip on Wednesday.

Glossip's case, if you remember, became national news because he took a challenge of legality of a new drug cocktail used for executions all the way to the Supreme Court.

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N.H. Public Library Resumes Support Of 'Tor' Internet Anonymizer

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

A New Hampshire public library has voted to continue supporting the controversial Tor network.

The Kilton Public Library in West Lebanon had decided to use its spare bandwidth to serve as a relay for the network. New Hampshire Public Radio reports the library had turned off the relay node ...

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With Congress Virtually Out Of The Picture, What's Next For Iran Deal?

Friday, September 11, 2015

With Senate Democrats successfully blocking a vote this week to rebuff the Iran nuclear deal, the American Congress is now virtually out of the picture.

So, what's next?

As The New York Times puts it, the deal now moves onto the international stage, where it will begin to ...

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Venezuelan Opposition Figure Leopoldo López Sentenced To 13 Years In Prison

Friday, September 11, 2015

A judge in Venezuela has sentenced one of the country's most prominent opposition figures to 13 years in prison.

The judge found Leopoldo López guilty of inciting violence during protests that began on Feb. 12, 2014, and left dozens dead and hundreds injured.

Last November, Amnesty International issued a ...

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Ex-Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Drops Appeal In Gender-Bias Suit Against Kleiner Perkins

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Ellen Pao, the former Reddit CEO who has been embroiled in a high-profile discrimination lawsuit against former employer Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, says she will pay Kleiner's legal fees and drop her appeal.

"I am now moving on," she wrote in an op-ed on the tech site ...

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Marine Corps Study: All-Male Combat Units Performed Better Than Mixed Units

Thursday, September 10, 2015

A yearlong Marine Corps study trying to understand how gender integration would affect combat readiness has found that all-male units were faster, more lethal and able to evacuate casualties in less time.

Overall, according to a summary of the study, all-male squads performed better than mixed groups in 69 ...

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Justice Department Details New Focus On Wall Street Executives

Thursday, September 10, 2015

In what is the first major policy announcement by U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, the Justice Department has asked civil and criminal investigators to focus on individuals instead of corporations when looking into white-collar crime.

In prepared remarks obtained by NPR's Carrie Johnson, Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates will say ...

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Congress Begins Series Of Hearings On Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

The House Judiciary Committee began the first in a series of Congressional hearings about Planned Parenthood on Wednesday.

House Republicans began investigating Planned Parenthood after a group called The Center for Medical Progress began releasing surreptitious recordings that they allege show Planned Parenthood officials illegally selling fetal tissue attained from ...

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Baltimore Approves $6.4 Million Settlement With Freddie Gray Family

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

The City of Baltimore has approved a $6.4 million settlement with the family of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old man who suffered a fatal spine injury while in police custody.

During a press conference, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said the settlement helps the city "avoid continuing anxiety and distraction." Ultimately, she said, ...

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Queen Elizabeth II Becomes Longest-Serving British Monarch

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

After 63 years and 217 days atop the throne, Queen Elizabeth II has become the longest-serving monarch in British history, eclipsing Queen Victoria's reign.

Reporting from London, NPR's Ari Shapiro reports for our newscast unit:

"Elizabeth II became Queen in 1952, when she was just 25 years old.

"Royal ...

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Just Before Big Rally, Kim Davis Is Released From Jail

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Updated at 4:15 p.m. ET

Just hours before a big rally to call for Kim Davis' release, a federal judge ordered that she be released from jail.

Judge David L. Bunning also ordered Davis not to interfere when her deputy clerks issue marriage licenses.

Bunning, who held Davis ...

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Baltimore Reaches $6.4 Million Settlement Proposal With Freddie Gray Family

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

The Baltimore City Law Department has reached a tentative $6.4 million settlement with the family of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old man who suffered a fatal spine injury while in police custody.

The proposed settlement still has to be approved by the city's Board of Estimates, which is comprised of five ...

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Some In Rowan County, Ky., Surprised By Clerk Controversy

Sunday, September 06, 2015

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Kim Davis Supporters Rally In Front Of Detention Center

Saturday, September 05, 2015

A couple hundred people gathered for a rally to free Kim Davis on Saturday in front of the Carter County Detention Center.

The Rowan, Ky., County clerk has spent three days there because she has defied the Supreme Court and refused to issue gay marriage licenses.

The protesters assembled in ...

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Same-Sex Couples Issued Marriage Licenses In Rowan County, Ky.

Friday, September 04, 2015

For the first time in months, marriage licenses were issued in Rowan County, Ky., Friday. A federal judge found the defiant county clerk in contempt and placed her in jail Thursday.

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Kentucky Clerk's Office Issues Same-Sex Marriage License

Friday, September 04, 2015

Eyder is reporting today from Morehouse, Ky.

In what was an emotional and contentious scene at the Rowan County, Ky., Courthouse this morning, one dramatic legal standoff came to an end when a gay couple was issued a marriage license.

James Yates and William Smith, who had tried this five ...

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Judge Throws Out Tom Brady's 4-Game Suspension Over 'Deflategate'

Thursday, September 03, 2015

A federal judge has thrown out Tom Brady's four-game suspension over his role in "deflategate."

The suspension was handed down by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after attorney Ted Wells found that employees of the New England Patriots deflated footballs to make them easier to grip. Goodell said Brady likely knew ...

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Kentucky Clerk Found In Contempt For Refusing To Issue Marriage Licenses

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Updated at 1:39 p.m. ET

A federal judge found a Kentucky clerk at the center of the national debate over same-sex marriage in contempt of court after she defied the Supreme Court by refusing to issue marriage licenses in protest of such marriages.

Kentucky Public Radio's Ryland Barton reports ...

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Guatemalan President Resigns, Is Jailed Amid Corruption Scandal

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Amid a corruption scandal that has been punctuated by daily protests in the country, Guatemala's President Otto Pérez Molina resigned and, hours later, was sent to jail to await the conclusion of a court hearing.

In a letter presented to Congress at 11:58 p.m. on Wednesday, Pérez Molina said he ...

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