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South Carolina flooding: dams breached

The rain may have stopped, but South Carolina is grappling with a host of new concerns: Dam breaks. Billions of dollars in damage. And rivers that still haven't crested yet.

Here's the latest on the mammoth flooding tormenting the region:

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Volkswagen CEO warns of huge cuts over scandal

Volkswagen will have to make massive savings to cope with the huge cost of its emissions cheating scandal.

Philadelphia Community College on lockdown


Community College of Philadelphia on lockdown

The Community College of Philadelphia was on lockdown Tuesday morning after police received a report that a man pulled a gun on a student.

A suspect in the case was later apprehended, Tanya Little of the Philadelphia Police Department said shortly bef...

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NATO slams Russian violation of Turkish airspace

Russian involvement in the 4½-year-old Syrian civil war seems to be escalating, with NATO's secretary general confirming Tuesday a second incursion by Russian planes into Turkish airspace and saying Russian ground troops were in Syria as well.


Mom led to pet relief room to pump breast milk


Mom led to airport pet relief area to pump breast milk

A Massachusetts mother is outraged that she was led to an airport pet relief room after she asked for an area where she could pump breast milk

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Attack on Yemen hotel housing officials

Explosions rocked a southern Yemeni hotel that houses members of deposed President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi's government, officials said, in a deadly attack Tuesday that drew conflicting accounts about the weapons used and who was behind it.

At least 15...

Fantasy sports

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Fantasy sports giants ban employees from games over cheating concerns

Two of the biggest companies in the $1.5 billion business of fantasy sports, DraftKings and FanDuel, have banned employees from playing fantasy games for money amid claims that a worker may have used insider information to win a six-figure prize.

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On this day: October 6

Elizabeth Taylor, 1985

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"The Jazz Singer" heralds the arrival of "talkies," the Cubs get cursed by a goat, Anwar Sadat is assassinated, and Elizabeth Taylor gets married for an eighth and final time, all on this day.

Days after tragedy, Oregon College reopens

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Oregon Umpqua Community College reopened on Monday after nine people were killed by a gunman on Oct. 1.

On this day: October 5

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James Bond debuts in theaters, the Beatles release their first single, PBS is founded, and Tylenol capsules are recalled amid seven deaths from tampering, all on this day.

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