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Benghazi panel to interview more of Clinton's inner circle

Jake Sullivan, former policy director and State Department deputy chief of staff, arrived for a daylong session.

North America's tallest mountain gets new name _ and height

North America's tallest mountain doesn't just have a new name. It also has a new elevation. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Eurostar passengers stranded after migrant action in Calais

Hundreds of Eurostar train passengers trying to travel under the English Channel were stranded in France and Britain after migrants climbed on tracks overnight in the port city of Calais, officials... Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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US productivity up 3.3 percent in spring, labor costs fall

U.S. productivity in the spring rose at the fastest pace since late 2013, while labor costs declined. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Ignorance isn't just bliss, it's key to expanding your knowledge

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Is pretending we know all the answers to how the brain works, economic cycles, or even what makes us fat is the enemy of real knowledge? Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Kerry to outline US assurances to Israel, Gulf to lawmakers

Secretary of State John Kerry will send a letter to all members of Congress on Wednesday outlining U.S. security commitments to Israel and the Gulf Arab states in light of the Iran nuclear deal. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Steady in face of Kyrgios' 'antics,' Murray wins at US Open

NEW YORK — Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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'Concussion' director says no compromises were made for NFL

A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Missouri executes man for 15-year-old girl's 1989 killing

A man who spent nearly 25 years on Missouri's death row was executed Tuesday for the kidnapping, rape and stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Police in Illinois hunt for 3 suspects after officer killed

Police in helicopters, with dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois on Tuesday after an officer was fatally shot while pursuing a group of men. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Court sides with Uber drivers to expand case over pay

A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a lawsuit in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers, upping the stakes for the ride-hailing company in the case. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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UN: Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020 if trends continue

A new United Nations report says Gaza could be "uninhabitable" in less than five years if current economic trends continue. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Bishop, Chaffetz say EPA knew spill potential at Colorado mine a year ago

Two congressional committee leaders from Utah say the Environmental Protection Agency and a government contractor knew more than year ago that work in an abandoned Colorado mine could cause a toxic... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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The Ashley Madison hack points a theologian toward grace

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The Ashley Madison hack — the public release of emails of wannabe adulterers — has now ensnared a theologian with a famous name in some Christian circles. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Did you hear the one about the pope?

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“The California drought is so bad, people in Napa are asking the pope to change the wine into water.” Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid

The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time host of the... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Video: Key and Peele show what it would look like if we treated education like we do pro sports

In a recent sketch, Comedy Central's Key & Peele looked at what would happen if education was treated like pro sports. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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N.J. teacher keeps job after being late 111 times in 2 years

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Arbitrator rules teacher was not offered due process, while Gov. Chris Christie fumes about teacher unions protecting slackers. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'

Pope Francis declared Tuesday he is allowing all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the "sin of abortion" if they repent with a "contrite heart." Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Germany: up to $3.7B needed next year to integrate refugees

The German economy has room to accommodate refugees, the labor minister said Tuesday, but the government will need to spend billions of extra euros (dollars) to cover language courses, benefits and... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Kentucky clerk still won't issue same-sex marriage licenses

A county clerk has again refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, invoking her religious beliefs and "God's authority" — this time in defiance of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against... Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Right-wing party exits parliamentary coalition in Ukraine

A right-wing party says it is leaving Ukraine's ruling parliamentary coalition because it's opposed to a constitutional amendment that would give greater powers to the rebel-held eastern region. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Idaho Supreme Court allows Boy Scout lawsuit to move forward

Idaho's highest court has ruled that the 16 men who say they were sexually abused as youngsters by scout leaders in Idaho filed their lawsuit on time against the Boy Scouts of America and the... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Supremacist convicted of killing 3 at Kansas Jewish sites

The man who admitted killing three people at two suburban Kansas City Jewish sites gave jurors a Nazi salute Monday after they convicted him of murder and other charges for the shootings, which he... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Latest Clinton emails show frustrations at State with email

Aides to Hillary Rodham Clinton at the State Department complained about the limitations of using email to discuss sensitive diplomatic information, according to the latest batch of emails released... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without climate action

Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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