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Scotland votes in independence referendum

Scotland's voters headed to the polls Thursday to cast their ballots in the country's landmark independence referendum.

There, they will face a straightforward yes/no question: Should Scotland be an independent country?

More than 4.2 million people hav...

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NFL enduring off-field PR nightmares

The bad news kept piling on the National Football League on Wednesday with the arrest of an Arizona Cardinals player.

Han River, North Korea, South Korea

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U.S. man detained by river near North Korea

South Korean marines detained an American man on the bank of a river bordering North Korea late Tuesday, according to a South Korean Defense Ministry official and a senior U.S. State Department official.

The marines were on a regular patrol mission we...

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Australian police conduct anti-terror sweep

Australian authorities disrupted what they described as a pending attack "on a member of the public," part of a sweeping counterterrorism operation on Thursday that came just days after the country raised its terror alert level to high.

At least one ...

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NY cop suspended after man kicked

For the second time this summer, a New York City police officer has been stripped of his badge and gun after video surfaced showing what community leaders call a heavy-handed police response.

Eric Frein state police shooting suspect

Pennsylvania State Police

Police: Suspect might target more officers

He's a survivalist with an extensive shooting background and a grudge against law enforcement, officials say.

Eric Matthew Frein apparently cut his hair into a mohawk-style haircut as part of his mental preparation for the attack on police and was act...

Cory Session Tim Cole's brother

REUTERS/Mike Stone

City unveiling statue of wrongly accused man

Even while imprisoned for a rape he didn't commit, Tim Cole never stopped acting like a big brother.

"He would send us letters, telling us what classes to take, telling us to look out for a subscription to Money magazine he was sending us," brother C...

Scotland independence crowd

REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Scotland: Last day before independence vote

Politicians made their final pleas to Scottish voters Wednesday, the last day of campaigning before they head to the ballot box to vote on independence.

Opinion polls put the two sides neck-and-neck ahead of Thursday's historic referendum, which could...

Greg Hardy

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Panthers' Greg Hardy takes voluntary leave

Carolina Panthers star defensive end Greg Hardy, who has been granted a new trial this fall after a domestic violence conviction in July, has taken a voluntary leave with pay until his legal matters are resolved, the team announced Wednesday.

"We unde...

US Capitol

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House gives military authority to train, arm Syrian rebels

The House on Wednesday approved President Obama's request to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against ISIS.

Rob Ford

CNN

Rob Ford has cancer, to begin chemotherapy

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford soon will begin chemotherapy to treat a rare and aggressive cancer, a doctor at Mount Sinai Hospital in the city said Wednesday.

Dr. Zane Cohen said Ford has a malignant liposarcoma, and a second biopsy on his tumor done Monday ...

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani

REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Iran leader: ISIS acts 'a matter of shame'

Sounding as much like a Western leader as a Middle Eastern one, Iran's president is denouncing ISIS in strong terms, but even in firm opposition he's hardly embracing the U.S.-led military effort intent on destroying the extremist group.

Hassan Rouhan...

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America's most foul-mouthed states

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Who's got America's biggest potty mouth? The answer may surprise you.

On this day: September 18

Jimi Hendrix in Woodstock documentary

Warner Bros. Entertainment

America takes out its first loan, The New York Times and the United States Air Force are born, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix dies, and "The Guiding Light" ends after 72 years, all on this day.

Ridiculous 911 calls

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Have you ever considered calling 911 because of a massive spider in your house? How about because a McDonald's employee got your order wrong? Take a look at some of the strangest reasons people have recently called 911.

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