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Cruz uneasily debuts as Trump surrogate

Ted Cruz offered his first extensive defense of his endorsement of Donald Trump here Saturday, declining to disavow his searing criticisms of Trump's candidacy but arguing he…

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Clinton ally playing Trump in debate prep

Hillary Clinton is preparing for Monday's debate at a hotel near her home in Chappaqua, New York, according to sources familiar with the preparations.

Clinton has been hunkered…

Gennifer Flowers

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Trump threatens to bring Gennifer Flowers to debate

Donald Trump threatened Saturday to bring Gennifer Flowers, with whom Bill Clinton admitted to having a sexual relationship decades ago, to Monday's presidential debate.

The taunt…

The New York Times

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NYT editorial board endorses Clinton

The New York Times' editorial board on Saturday endorsed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for president calling comparing her to rival Donald Trump "an empty exercise."

"In any…

Obama at new museum

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Obama: African-American museum helps tell fuller story of America

President Barack Obama said Saturday that the new Smithsonian museum devoted to African-American history elevates the often-overlooked impact of black Americans and will help…

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Why the debate expectations game is a farce

Republicans are praising Hillary Clinton as the most skilled and experienced politician ever to stand behind a podium. Democrats note Donald Trump, a former reality star, is…

Donald Trump September 1

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Reality Check: Trump misleads about rising crime rates

It is a staple of Donald Trump's stump speech, intended to show that the country is experiencing a frightening crime wave.

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FBI releases notes from Clinton email investigation

The FBI released Friday nearly 200 pages of notes from its investigation of Hillary Clinton's private email server, just three days before she squares off against Donald Trump in…

Clinton news conf Sept 8

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Clinton, Trump scrap plans to visit Charlotte after mayor's plea

The mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, publicly asked Friday that the two leading presidential candidates delay plans to visit her city, which has been rocked this week by…

Clinton, Trump August 2016

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If you could ask Clinton and Trump anything ...

What would you ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump if you were moderating the first presidential debate Monday night? Celebrities, writers and other newsmakers pose their…

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Debate of the century? Hofstra (mostly) welcomes the carnival

If Southern California is "Tailback U," and Penn State is "Linebacker U," then what would you call Hofstra University?

 

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The history of the U.S. president

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Today is President's Day! Do you know how many children Jimmy Carter has? What religion did Chester Arthur practice? Find out more information about past and present U.S. presidents here.

Greatest moments in presidential speeches

George W. Bush

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Presidential speeches can be memorable for many reasons: they can capture the nation's mood after a tragedy; they can issue warning; they can be a call to action. This September 11th is the 11th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks. Listen to Bush's famous 9/11 speech, as well as many others and see how many lines you recognize from these famous presidential speeches.

Who said it? Memorable quotes from inaugural speeches

John F Kennedy

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Through periods of war, peace, depression or prosperity, Inauguration Day always has stood as a time of hope and new beginnings in the United States. Do you remember who said what? Test your knowledge here!

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Clinton, Trump debate styles examined

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We're just days away from the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and that faceoff could change the course of the race.

 

Cruz endorses Trump

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After refusing to make an endorsement at the Republican convention and only days before the first presidential debate, Sen. Ted Cruz announced on Friday he's voting for Donald Trump after all.

Man creates, flies Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump drones

Trump and Clinton drones

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Otto Dieffenbach III creates 3D flying people and products for his company, Flyguy Promotions. For this election, he created a flying Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and sends them in the air around San Diego.

Obama: Without vigilance, we can go backwards

Obama at new museum

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Thousands celebrate the newest Smithsonian Museum -- the National Museum of African-American History and Culture.

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    On this day: September 24

    America's first National Monument is declared, the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is launched, we say goodbye to Dr. Seuss, and Nirvana hits it big with "Nevermind," all on this day.

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Local man dishes out care, compassion and hope from soup kitchen

Man dishes out care compassion and hope from soup kitchen
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Every day - for the last 17 years, Charles Brannon has gotten up, and started cooking at the Ecumenical Soup Kitchen that is housed in St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Landmark hotel in Reading set to cease operations

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READING, Pa.

Nearly 10 months after downtown Reading celebrated the opening of its second hotel, the other hotel is now set to close.

Pair of art pieces to adorn Penn Street in Reading

READING, Pa.

Reading's downtown is taking on a more colorful look, thanks to two new pieces of art.

Judge: Drunk driver had 'no concern' for safety of others

Williams Township crash
EASTON, Pa.

Daniel Braeunig was arrested four times in two weeks on DUI charges. He'' serve up to 10 years for fatal wreck.

 
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