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US to refer Iran missile test to UN

The State Department said Tuesday it would refer Iran's firing of a new surface-to-surface ballistic missile to the United Nations Security Council for review to determine whether…

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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,…

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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…

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Donald Trump hosting 'SNL' on November 7

"Saturday Night Live" is about to get "huge."

Donald Trump, the GOP frontrunner and brash businessman, will host NBC's long-running sketch show on November 7.

The candidate will…

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US: Iran missile test 'likely' broke resolution

Iran's test this weekend of a new surface-to-surface ballistic missile "likely" violated a U.N. resolution, an administration official told CNN on Monday.

Based on information the…

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US, Russian aircraft within visual range in Syria

Two Russian and two U.S. aircraft came within visual range of each other -- separated by just 10 to 20 miles -- over Syria Saturday, according to the anti-ISIS coalition.

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Donald Trump will live-tweet Tuesday's Debate

The Republican presidential front-runner, whose colorful tweets have made almost as much news as the real estate mogul has made in person, is planning to make sure his voice heard…

Chris Christie announces run for president

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Poll: Gov. Christie's favorability in New Jersey at 35 percent

Gov. Chris Christie's favorability among New Jerseyans remains in negative territory, according to results of a new poll released Tuesday.

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Rapper T.I.: Women are too emotional to be president

Neither Hillary Clinton nor Carly Fiorina have what it takes to be president, according to Grammy Award winning rapper T.I.

Gov. Tom Wolf in Bethlehem

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Wolf says he won't 'cave' on demand to fix Pa.'s deficit

Gov. Tom Wolf said he won't "cave" on his demand that lawmakers agree to measures to wipe out Pennsylvania state government's long-term deficit that's plunged its credit rating…

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Dem debate: What celebrities want to ask

If you could pose a question to the presidential candidates at the Democratic debate on Tuesday night, what would you ask? CNN Opinion invited celebrities, writers, thought…


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5 fun facts about Barack Obama

Obama preparing for Tuesday debate

Happy birthday, Mr. President! President Barack Obama turned 53 on Monday. Find out five interesting facts about the commander in chief.

The British Monarchy

Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday. Take a look at the family tree of the British monarchy and learn a bit about George's great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.

The legacy of JFK

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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

JFK was assassinated riding in the motorcade in Dallas, Texas 50 years ago.  Years later his legacy still lives on through his influence on the Peace Corps, the Space Race and in Civil Rights.  Take a look at this interactive to review a timeline of important events, as well as, watch and listen to powerful JFK speeches.


Democrats take to the debate stage tonight

2nd tier democrat candidates

CNN, Keith Thornhill

The Democratic presidential contenders take the stage in Las Vegas tonight for their first debate, which could be a big opportunity for the second tier candidates to gain some much-needed momentum.

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Clinton taunts Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton stopped at a union rally outside Donald Trump's hotel on the Strip in Las Vegas, taunting the Republican front-runner on the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate.

Donald Trump cherishes women

Trump cherishes women

It's not easy to put Donald Trump on the spot, but that's exactly what a young woman did in New Hampshire.

Bernie Sanders' secret weapon: His wife

Jane Sanders

Aides say Jane Sanders is the most trusted adviser of Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders.

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On this Day

  • Chilean miners rescued, Copiapo, Chile

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    On this day: October 13

    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.

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Mahoning Township police want two for Walmart thefts

Walmart theft suspect No. 1

Police want to question a man and a woman about the theft of clothing and electronics from the Walmart near Lehighton.

DaVinci Science Center hosts rainforest exhibit

DaVinci Science Center

Inside the DaVinci Science Center in Allentown is a nearly 2,000-square-foot rainforest maze exhibit of adventure just waiting to be explored.

Reading City Council appointments called into question


A Reading resident went before the city council Monday to voice his frustrations over the appointment process for the recent council vacancies.

Senator Pat Browne pleads not guilty in DUI case

Pennsylvania Sen Pat Browne charged with DUI in motorcycle

A state senator from the Lehigh Valley has pleaded not guilty to charges he was intoxicated when he crashed his motorcycle in May.

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