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Oklahoma Removes Ten Commandments Monument From The State Capitol

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Under the cover of darkness and using a crane, workers removed a 6-foot granite structure from the grounds of the Capitol in Oklahoma City.

The Ten Commandments monument has been the subject of controversy and debate for years. Back in June, the state Supreme Court decided that the religious display ...

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FAA Proposes $1.9 Million Fine Against Photo Company Over Drone Use

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Updated 6:30 p.m. ET with SkyPan reaction

The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $1.9 million fine against an aerial photography company the agency says took 65 unauthorized flights using drones.

"Flying unmanned aircraft in violation of the Federal Aviation Regulations is illegal and can be dangerous," FAA Administrator Michael ...

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Authorities Release Names Of The 9 Victims Killed In Oregon

Friday, October 02, 2015

Authorities in Oregon released the names of the nine people killed during a mass shooting at a community college in Roseburg, Ore.

John Hanlin, the Douglas County sheriff, read the names during a news conference Friday afternoon:

The victims ranged in age from 18 to 67. One of them ...

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Obama: We Won't Turn Syria Into 'Proxy War' Between U.S. And Russia

Friday, October 02, 2015

President Obama said that he will not turn the situation in Syria into a proxy war between the United States and Russia.

During a press conference at the White House, Obama said that he rejected Russia's assumption that all of those groups who oppose Syrian President Bashar Assad are terrorists.

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British Teen Is Sentenced To Life Over Terrorist Plot

Friday, October 02, 2015

A 15-year-old British teen has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to charges that he plotted to killed police officers at a military parade.

The New York Times reports that the teen, who was not named because of his age, will serve at least five years ...

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The Racial Dimension Of New York Police's Use Of Force In 1 Graphic

Thursday, October 01, 2015

The New York City Police Department is making widespread changes to to its use of force policy.

The announcement came just after the NYPD Inspector General published a report looking at 179 cases of substantiated excessive use of force by police.

When they looked at the racial dimension of ...

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New York Police Department Announces New Use-Of-Force Rules

Thursday, October 01, 2015

The New York Police Department unveiled a new set of rules regarding its use of force, The New York Times, Newsday and the New York Post are reporting.

The new policy will establish new, explicit guidelines on when to use force and how to track those incidents.

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From FUBAR To Russian Phishing: The Latest From Hillary Clinton's Emails

Thursday, October 01, 2015

This post was updated at 12:48 p.m.

The latest release of more than 3,800 emails totaling more than 6,000 pages from Hillary Clinton's time at the State Department contained revelations into both the security of her controversial personal server, her dealings with her aides and top officials, and, of ...

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Hurricane Joaquin Churns In Atlantic, Could Threaten Eastern Seaboard

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The long-term forecast is still murky, but Virginia governor declares state of emergency for "major statewide rain event."

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Disgraced Scientist Clones Dogs, And Critics Question His Intent

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A lab in Seoul is the only place in the world known to commercially clone dogs. But often the dog clones are sickly, critics say, and many other dogs are subjected to surgery to make a clone.

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Palestinian President Abbas Says He's No Longer Bound By Oslo Accords

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Updated at 1:53 p.m. ET.

During his speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he was no longer bound by the Oslo Accords.

"As long as Israel refuses to commit to the agreements signed with us, which render us an authority without real ...

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Obama Approves Law To Fund Government Through Mid-December

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Updated 8:30 p.m. ET

The bill to fund the government through Dec. 11 has been signed into law by President Obama. That beats the midnight deadline for keeping government agencies operating.

Earlier in the day, the Senate and the House passed the bill, which does not strip funding from Planned ...

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WATCH: One Baseball Fan's Very Bad Day

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

So, maybe you've been having a bad day.

We're pretty sure that one guy — a baseball fan at Tuesday's Yankees game — can one up you.

The man was sitting along the third base line and got three chances to catch a ball. The guy fumbled all of them:

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U.S. Forces Conduct Airstrikes Near Taliban-Held Kunduz Airport

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The United States has carried out three airstrikes on the outskirts of Kunduz in Afghanistan.

Col. Brian Tribus, a spokesman for the military, said members of the coalition encountered insurgents and that's when the U.S. ordered airstrikes through the day Tuesday and into the early morning Wednesday.

Tribus stressed that ...

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6 Clips Of Audio You Should Hear From The Planned Parenthood Hearing

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

For the first time since surreptitious videos put Planned Parenthood in the spotlight again, the organization's president, Cecile Richards, faced the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

The more than five-hour hearing was oftentimes contentious. Richards defended her organization on several fronts. She said the videos released by ...

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Edward Snowden Joins Twitter, Follows The NSA

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has joined Twitter.

His first tweet:

But perhaps the most telling detail of the nascent account is that the only account he is currently following is that of the National Security Agency.

Remember, Snowden sought asylum in Russia after he leaked a trove of classified ...

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The Future Of The U.S. Immigrant Population, In 1 Graphic

Monday, September 28, 2015

Here's something you probably knew: Asians have become the fastest-growing minority in this country.

Today, the Pew Research Center released a new analysis that shows that by 2055, Asians will pass Latinos as the largest immigrant group in the country.

Here's a graphic that shows past, present and projected ...

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After U.N. Speeches, Obama And Putin Discuss Syria In 'Business-Like' Meeting

Monday, September 28, 2015

Updated 9:20 p.m. ET

A senior Obama administration official described Monday's 90-minute meeting between President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin as "productive," though it left several key issues unresolved.

The official said it was a "business-like back and forth. I think they worked through a lot of different issues. ...

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Defense Department Reveals Two New Developments In Clinton Email Saga

Friday, September 25, 2015

Updated 6:25 p.m. ET

Friday the State Department revealed two new, unrelated developments related to Hilary Clinton's private email server.

First, the State Department announced that the Department of Defense uncovered a previously undisclosed email chain between former Secretary of State Clinton and retired Gen. David Petraeus about personal matters. ...

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Say My Name: Baby Giant Panda Is Named ... Bei Bei

Friday, September 25, 2015

The baby giant panda at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., was given a name.

The little guy had some VIP help. The name was chosen by first lady Michelle Obama and China's first lady, Madame Peng Liyuan.

Here's the pool report from the ceremony:

"The panda born ...

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