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VW's new electric car will cost less, and go farther than, Tesla's Model 3

Volkswagen unveiled a new long-range electric car Tuesday in Paris, and, in terms of cost and range, it's miles ahead of anything coming to market soon.

The car, called the I.D., is expected to cost less than $30,000, which is less than both the Tesla...

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Congress nears deal to keep government open

Congressional leaders are closing in on a major deal to keep the government open until December, hoping to push through a long-awaited package that would also combat the outbreak of the Zika virus while providing aid to help deal with the tainted wat...

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US Iraq agree on plan to send more American troops

The US and Iraq have agreed on a plan that could send approximately 500 additional US troops to Iraq in the coming days to assist Iraqi forces in the battle to retake Mosul from ISIS.

The plan has been under discussion for weeks but President Barack ...

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Serena Williams on police violence: 'I won't be silent'

Serena Williams has expressed her fears and frustration about police violence against African Americans, writing on Facebook that she "won't be silent."

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Pepe the Frog designated hate symbol by ADL

Beloved internet meme Pepe the Frog has gone through various incarnations over the years, reflecting a range of emotions.

Recent appropriations of him as Adolf Hitler, a Klansman and numerous racist caricatures have earned him a spot in the Anti-Defam...

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Dean under fire for alleging Trump coke use

Howard Dean claimed, with no evidence, that Donald Trump's sniffling at the debate could be due to cocaine use -- a comment that's being ripped as way out of bounds, even by those in his own party.

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Martin Shkreli auctions punch to the face

Pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli is giving the public a unique opportunity to express their frustrations with the man by auctioning off a chance to punch him in the face.

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On this day: September 28

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The U.S. Constitution heads to state legislatures for approval, Ted Williams smacks a homer in his last at-bat, the Beatles' "Hey Jude" hits No. 1, and "Star Trek" taps the next generation, all on this day.

On this day: September 27

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The first Ford Model T rolls out of the factory, the Warren Commission concludes Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, Ben Johnson is stripped of his Olympic gold medal, and Mark McGwire makes history, all on this day.

On this day: September 26

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Sir Francis Drake completes his trip around the world, Nixon and Kennedy square off on TV, the Beatles release "Abbey Road," and an acting legend passes away, all on this day.

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