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Bobbi Kristina Brown, 22-Year-Old Daughter Of Whitney Houston, Dies

Monday, July 27, 2015

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late pop icon Whitney Houston, died on Sunday.

Brown, who grew up in the shadow of fame and dysfunction, had spent months at a Georgia hospital after being found unresponsive in a bathtub at her home.

The Associated Press reports:

"Police ...

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Police Identify Louisiana Theater Shooter As 59-Year-Old 'Drifter'

Friday, July 24, 2015

Police say the man who opened fire at a movie theater in Lafayette, La., on Thursday was a 59-year-old "drifter."

During a press conference this morning, Lafayette Police Chief Jim Craft said that John Russel Houser was from Alabama, had moved around quite a bit, but had been living in ...

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A Stitch in Time

Friday, July 24, 2015

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Obama Says His Biggest Frustration Has Been Inability To Pass Gun Laws

Friday, July 24, 2015

Just hours before a gunman opened fire at a Louisiana movie theater, President Obama spoke about gun control in an interview with the BBC.

"If you ask me where has been the one area where I feel that I've been most frustrated and most stymied, it is the ...

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Classified Emails Were Sent Through Clinton's Private Network, Watchdog Says

Friday, July 24, 2015

(This post was last updated at 2:53 p.m. ET.)

The Justice Department has received a referral to look into whether classified information was mishandled in relation to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account to conduct official business.

After The New York Times first ...

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Man On Train Misses His Stop, So He Pulls Emergency Release To Get Off

Thursday, July 23, 2015

As a subway train left the L'Enfant Plaza station in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, a man on board realized he had just missed his stop.

Instead of doing what most of us would do — ride to the next stop and get on the next train going in the opposite ...

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Kerry, Moniz Face Off With Skeptical Lawmakers Over Iran Deal

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz defended a deal reached with Iran over its nuclear program before skeptical lawmakers during a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday.

Sen. Bob Corker, the committee chairman, opened the hearing by firing some shots.

"Based on ...

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Texas Fights Suit After Denying Birth Certificates To Children Of Illegal Immigrants

Thursday, July 23, 2015

An interesting immigration case is winding its way through a federal court in Austin, Texas: A group of mothers has filed suit against the chief of the state's Department of State Health Services Vital Statistics Unit, because it has refused to give their U.S.-born children birth certificates.

The issue here ...

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Wildfires In Montana, California Scorch Thousands Of Acres, Trigger Evacuations

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Fast-moving wildfires in Montana and California have scorched thousands of acres and triggered evacuations.

NBC News has a bit more on the fire at Montana's Glacier National Park:

"The Reynolds Creek Wildland Fire was first reported about 6 p.m. ET on the east side of Glacier National Park, ...

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Loops, Glitches Raise Questions About Texas Dashcam Video

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

(This post was last updated at 9:25 p.m. ET.)

Last night, the Texas Department of Public Safety released a 51-minute video showing police arresting Sandra Bland after a routine traffic stop.

The thrust of the debate, of course, has been how that stop escalated into a full-on confrontation between ...

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After 4 Years, Chinese Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Gets His Passport Back

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei finally got his passport back today, four years after it was seized by government authorities.

Ai made the announcement on Instagram, posting a selfie of him holding his red and gold passport with a simple caption: "Today, I picked up my passport."

The ...

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NYT: For Months David Sweat Walked N.Y. Prison Tunnels Planning Escape

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

After David Sweat was captured — three weeks into his escape — police spoke to him while he was still recovering in a hospital bed.

They wanted to know details on how Sweat and Richard Matt, who was killed during the manhunt, had managed a Shawshank-Redemption-style escape from ...

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Death Of Woman Found Hanged In Texas Jail Cell Will Be Investigated As Murder

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The death of a woman, who was found hanged in a Texas jail, will be investigated as a murder, Waller County District Attorney Elton Mathis said during a press conference on Monday.

As NPR's Martin Kaste reported, this all started when an officer stopped Sandra Bland for allegedly failing to ...

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WATCH: Comedian Interrupts FIFA News Conference By Throwing Wads Of Cash

Monday, July 20, 2015

In hip-hop terms, the British comedian Simon Brodkin, who is widely known as Lee Nelson, one of his characters, made it rain at a FIFA press conference in Zurich on Monday.

First, he placed a stack of money in front of FIFA President Sepp Blatter and then he appeared ...

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U.N. Security Council Votes Unanimously In Favor Of Iran Deal

Monday, July 20, 2015

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously endorsed the nuclear deal struck between Iran, the United States and five other world powers, the AP and Reuters are reporting.

Under the terms of the deal, the toughest sanctions put in place against Iran by the world body would be dismantled ...

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Sen. John McCain: Trump Owes Vets, Not Him, An Apology

Monday, July 20, 2015

Sen. John McCain took the high road on Monday, saying Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump did not owe him an apology.

Trump, McCain said during an interview with MSNBC, "owes an apology to the families of those who have sacrificed in conflict and those who have undergone a prison experience ...

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FIFA Will Select New President In February

Monday, July 20, 2015

Soccer's world governing body will elect a new president on Feb. 26, 2016, in Zurich. FIFA made the announcement on Twitter on Monday.

If you remember, as a corruption scandal engulfed the upper echelons of FIFA's leadership, the organization's president, Sepp Blatter, announced his resignation in June.

Just ...

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After 54 Years, The U.S. And Cuba Formally Restore Ties

Monday, July 20, 2015

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After 54 years of animosity, the United States and Cuba have formally restored diplomatic ties.

That means that the U.S. opened an embassy in Havana and Cuba opened an embassy in Washington, D.C., this morning.

In truth, both countries had ...

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Rare July Rain Washes Out Bridge On I-10 In California

Monday, July 20, 2015

A rare July rainstorm broke records and washed out part of California highway Interstate 10 on Sunday.

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection tweeted some pictures that showed water gushing right through the highway. The pictures also showed a crew rescuing a driver in a pickup truck.

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When Is An Act Of Violence An Act Of Terrorism?

Friday, July 17, 2015

Just hours after 24-year-old Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez opened fire on two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn., and killed four Marines, U.S. Attorney Bill Killian said authorities were treating the case as an "act of domestic terrorism."

Minutes later, authorities softened those words, saying all angles were being pursued — that ...

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