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Dems poised for first face-to-face clash

Democratic presidential candidates are just a few hours away from squaring off for their long-awaited first debate, with the top contenders, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, bracing for a face-to-face clash after months of circling each other from...

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Oregon DOE lab evacuated after bomb threat

A U.S. Department of Energy lab in Albany, Oregon, was evacuated Tuesday after the agency said a "credible" threat was made, NBC News and Reuters reported.

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6 things to watch at the CNN Democratic debate

Five Democratic presidential candidates are about to try their luck at the first Democratic debate of the 2016 election in Las Vegas on Tuesday night.

But the spotlight is largely on two: former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Ber...

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Planned Parenthood ends tissue reimbursements

Planned Parenthood announced Tuesday that it would no longer accept reimbursement for fetal tissue used for research, a move the group's president hopes will extinguish the firestorm sparked by the release of edited, undercover videos this summer.

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MH17 crash: Airspace should have been closed

Ukrainian authorities had "sufficient reason" to close the airspace over conflict-stricken eastern Ukraine before the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, according to the findings of a Dutch investigation into the crash.

The Boeing 777 was heading...

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Warren Buffett: 'America's never been greater'

Unlike Donald Trump, Warren Buffett believes America is already amazing.

"America's great now -- it's never been greater," Buffett said on Tuesday while speaking at Fortune's Most Powerful Women conference in Washington, D.C.

That's almost the exact ...

Fed chairwoman sticking with first hike since '06

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Janet Yellen's report card: Investors give Fed a 'C'

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen deserves a "C" on her report card.

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On this day: October 13

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The cornerstone of the White House is laid, the Boston Americans win the first World Series, Paddington Bear is born, and the Chilean miners are rescued, all on this day.

Days after tragedy, Oregon College reopens

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Classes resumed at Oregon Umpqua Community College days after nine people were killed by a gunman in a mass shooting on Oct. 1.

On this day: October 12

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Christopher Columbus lands in the New World, Oktoberfest finds its roots, Sid is arrested for allegedly killing Nancy, and Matthew Shepard dies, all on this day.

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