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New Cellphone Surveillance Safeguards Imposed On Federal Law Enforcement

1 hour 31 min ago

Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy.

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Donald Trump Signs Loyalty Pledge Ruling Out 3rd Party Run

1 hour 57 min ago

Donald Trump signed a loyalty pledge Thursday saying he would not run on a third party ticket if he does not win the Republican domination. And Jeb Bush attacked Trump at an event in New Hampshire.

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Ben Carson, The Other Republican Outsider On The Rise

2 hours 11 min ago

The retired neurosurgeon is rising in Iowa. He's drawn big crowds in the state and he's catching up with Donald Trump in the polls there. Like Trump, he has no background in elected office.

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Colorado's Long-Lasting Birth Control Program For Teens May Not Last Long

2 hours 22 min ago

Colorado's experiment with long-lasting birth control proved a big success in reducing unplanned pregnancies and abortions. But political backing has been hard to come by.

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Religion Takes Spotlight In Final Days Of Nashville Mayoral Race

3 hours 1 min ago

Mayoral races often focus on issues such as traffic and development. And Nashville's current contest has camped out on those themes. But in the final days before voting concludes, one candidate is trying to turn attention to the religion of his opponent, characterizing her as "anti-Christian" in an effort to win over African-American voters.

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Native American Goes Back To His Roots To Solve Garbage Problem On Reservations

3 hours 1 min ago

The Navajo and Hopi tribes produce about 300 million pounds of waste a year. And there are few places to dump it, let alone recycle. The tribes do not have landfills — only overflowing waste transfer stations — so there are hundreds of illegal dump sites. One Hopi man is trying to change that.

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Hungarian Prime Minister Says Migrants Are Germany's Problem

3 hours 1 min ago

At tense meetings in Brussels Thursday, the Hungarian prime minister said refugees threaten Europe's Christian identity. He also said the migrants should be Germany's responsibility because most of them want to travel there.

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Hungarian Police Attempt To Force Migrants Into Refugee Camp

3 hours 1 min ago

Hungarian police attempted to force migrants into a refugee camp today when their train was stopped before it reached the Austrian border.

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Kentucky Clerk Held In Contempt Of Court For Refusing To Issue Marriage Licenses

3 hours 2 min ago

Kim Davis was held in contempt and taken into custody Thursday after she defied a Supreme Court order to issue marriage licenses. She says same-sex marriage goes against her religious beliefs.

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How White Nationalist Groups Found Their Candidate In Donald Trump

5 hours 51 min ago

Reporter Evan Osnos says the removal of the Confederate flag from South Carolina's state house reinvigorated extremist white-rights groups. Then, he says, "into that moment dropped Donald Trump."

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Here's The 62-Word Pledge Republicans Want Donald Trump To Sign

7 hours 2 min ago

They want Trump to say he will support the eventual Republican nominee, something he wouldn't promise during the first debate.

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Will Donald Trump Really Back Down From A Third Party Threat?

7 hours 2 min ago

The billionaire businessman is expected to sign the RNC's loyalty pledge today, promising he won't run as an independent. But there's still no guarantee he'll abide by it.

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Former Clinton Aide Who Built Private Email Server Pleads The 5th

9 hours 6 min ago

The Select Committee on Benghazi had asked Bryan Pagliano, a former State Department employee, to field questions next week. His lawyer has declined.

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Iran Deal Looks Like A Done Deal, So Here Are The Next Crises For Congress

12 hours 24 min ago

President Obama may have secured enough votes to keep his Iran deal in tact, but potential problems loom for Congress on the debt ceiling, highway funding and a possible government shutdown.

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School Districts Squeezed By Pennsylvania's Budget Impasse

14 hours 18 min ago

Due to lack of a state budget, teachers are working without pay in the Chester-Upland school system. The district says it can't afford to pay them until it gets the money it is due from the state.

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Biden Talks Education; Miami Audience Listens For Clues To Presidential Bid

14 hours 18 min ago

Vice President Joe Biden is mulling a run for the White House. He made an education speech in Miami on Wednesday, but made no mention of politics or his deliberations.

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Instagram: The New Political War Room?

14 hours 27 min ago

The Donald Trump-Jeb Bush feud has spilled over into Instagram, which was one of the tamer social-media outlets. Not anymore.

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Fears Of Marijuana 'Monopoly' In Ohio Undercut Support For Legalization

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 4:41pm

Ohio will vote this fall on whether to legalize marijuana. The measure allows 10 growing sites; 10 groups of big investors already have dibs. Some would-be pot proponents are crying foul.

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Akron, Ohio, To Hold Fall Election After Long-Serving Mayor Resigns

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 3:39pm

Akron, Ohio, had one of the longest serving mayors in the country. Now it's working on selecting its fourth mayor in less than a year after the long-time mayor abruptly resigned.

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U.N. Presents Bleak Outlook In Latest Report On Gaza

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 3:39pm

A United Nations report says if things continue as they are now, Gaza won't be "habitable" by 2020. Water shortages are a major problem, among other things.

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