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Biden for president? Allies mull Clinton challenge amid signs of weakness

Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run

Hillary and Bill Clinton earn nearly $142 million between 2007-14

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned nearly $142 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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13 baby names that are making a comeback

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Every year there's a new list of the most popular baby names. And sometimes those names are ones that were popular before. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Arctic-bound ship leaves Portland as authorities remove protesters from bridges

Authorities used boats, personal watercraft, poles and their bare hands to remove protesters in kayaks and hanging from bridges who had tried to block a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker bound for an... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday

Hillary Rodham Clinton is in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president," her physician declared Friday — just one in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic presidential... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Some Alaska Natives allowed visa-free travel to Russian area

Some western Alaska Natives can again be travel back and forth to Russia's Chukota region without a visa under a decades-old agreement that was recently revived. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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164 skydivers set head-down world record in Illinois (+photos, video)

Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central Illinois, smashing the previous record. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Pacific trade ministers wrapping up talks at Hawaii resort

Ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations meeting at a Hawaii resort are wrapping up four days of talks on the establishment of a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Astronomers gather in Hawaii amid telescope tensions

Thousands of astronomers from around the world are meeting in Honolulu at a time when telescope construction is a sensitive issue in the state. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Accident has changed how Panthers QB Cam Newton views life

Cam Newton says the automobile accident that left him with two broken bones in his lower last December has given him a new outlook on life. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Dozens of Clinton emails that traversed private, unsecure server now censored for security reasons

Dozens of emails that traversed Hillary Clinton's private, unsecure home server contain national security information now deemed too sensitive to make public, according to the latest batch of... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Abortion providers move to block release of recordings it claims were made by anti-abortion group

An association of abortion providers moved Friday to block the release of recordings it claims were made by an anti-abortion group that has previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Facebook's Zuckerberg and wife expecting a daughter, shares that they had suffered three miscarriages

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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U. of Cincinnati shooting puts spotlight on campus police

When an Ohio prosecutor charged a campus police officer with murder in the death of a driver during a traffic stop, he offered a harsh judgment on University of Cincinnati police, saying the school... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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No bail for man charged with trying to join Islamic State

Arafat Nagi had made an oath to the Islamic State group, outfitted himself to fight and had a one-way ticket to the Middle East at the time of his arrest, federal authorities said Friday. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Man accused of shooting family who stopped to help him had no previous convictions

An 18-year-old man accused of shooting a family who stopped to help him on a Montana roadside has no prior criminal convictions, but he has unrelated burglary and drug charges pending against him... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Baltimore killings soar to a level unseen in 43 years

Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: With 43 homicides in July, the city has seen more... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Monster of a fall awaits Congress after summer break

As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Missing father of golfer Billy Hurley found safe in Texas

Police have located the father of PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III after he went missing for nearly two weeks. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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One state's plan to keep exceptional teachers in the classroom

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"Opportunity culture" program offers pay and career incentives to teachers to teach rather than administrate, and the results just in are looking impressive. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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The one thing you may be giving your children that’s hurting their education

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There's a new infographic out there that sheds light on what Coca-Cola does to one's body, which can impact a child and his education. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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What went right: LDS 8-year-old dying of cancer inspires acts of kindness from Ireland to Kenya, and other uplifting news

Maddy Grayless died of cancer June 16, 2015, but her story has continued to inspire people from around the world to perform acts of service in her honor. Learn more about her story, and other... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Reaching Pluto: After 9 years, spacecraft makes flyby of icy, mystery world

In a day of both jubilation and tension, scientists anxiously waited Tuesday for NASA's New Horizons spacecraft to send word across 3 billion miles and confirm it got humanity's first up-close look... Read more »

July 14, 2015

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