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  • Lancaster Fairground

    49 minutes ago

    2 Dead in New Hampshire Circus Tent Collapse

    2 Dead in New Hampshire Circus Tent Collapse

    Two people died and about 15 others were injured when a circus tent collapsed at the Lancaster Fairgrounds on Monday, New Hampshire State Police said. Initially, 250 people were trapped under the tent. State...

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  • Memphis

    3 hours ago

    Suspect in Memphis Officer Killing Turns Self in

    Suspect in Memphis Officer Killing Turns Self in

    The ex-con accused of killing a Memphis police officer has turned himself into federal authorities, ending an intensive two-day manhunt. Louis Goggans, spokesman for the United States attorney's office in...

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  • President

    20 minutes ago

    GOP Candidates Take Aim at Immigrants During Candidate Forum in New Hampshire

    GOP Candidates Take Aim at Immigrants During Candidate Forum in New Hampshire

    All but three of the 17 major Republican candidates for president participated in what was essentially a debate lite, which - unlike Thursday's nationally televised debate in Cleveland - didn't have a cut-off...

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  • 2 hours ago

    Senate Fails at Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood

    Senate Fails at Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood

    The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes — a potential government shutdown that...

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  • 3 hours ago

    Obama Unveils Climate Change Plan

    Obama Unveils Climate Change Plan

    Calling it a moral obligation, President Barack Obama unveiled the final version of his plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, as he warned anew that climate change will threaten future...

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  • rocky fire burns 54

    7 minutes ago

    13,000 Residents Urged to Flee Wildfires

    13,000 Residents Urged to Flee Wildfires

    The wildfire swelled over the weekend, blazing through 26,000 additional acres since Saturday night, according to Cal Fire spokesman Daniel Berlant. At least two dozen homes were destroyed over the past few...

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  • 5 hours ago

    Puerto Rico Defaults on Debt For First Time

    Puerto Rico Defaults on Debt For First Time

    Puerto Rico defaulted on its full payment of its bonds for the first time in the commonwealth government's history, NBC News reported. "Due to the lack of appropriated funds for this fiscal year the entirety of...

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  • 5 hours ago

    Proposal: Families of Newtown Victims Would Split $1.5M

    Proposal: Families of Newtown Victims Would Split $1.5M

    The families of more than a dozen victims of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting would split $1.5 million under proposed settlements of lawsuits against the estate of the gunman's mother. The lawsuits...

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  • 6 hours ago

    Comedian Amy Schumer Calls For More Gun Control

    Comedian Amy Schumer Calls For More Gun Control

    Comedian Amy Schumer spoke tearfully of two women who were shot to death during a screening of her movie, "Trainwreck," and asked lawmakers Monday to support a gun control bill sponsored by her second cousin,...

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