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    Hillary Clinton Calls on Charlotte Police to Release Shooting Video

    Hillary Clinton has added her name to the growing list of people calling on police in Charlotte to release video of the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott. "After further discussion with community leaders, we have decided to postpone Sunday's trip as to not impact the City's resources

  • Friend of Murdered UNC Student Describes Moment She Found Her Body
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    Friend of Murdered UNC Student Describes Moment She Found Her Body

    Marisol Rangel says she’s lived in fear since the day she discovered the body of her murdered friend Faith Hedgepeth. Hedgepeth, a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was found bludgeoned to death in her apartment on Sept. 7, 2012. Rangel and Hedgepeth’s roommate

  • Aleppo Airstrikes Kill 12 Members of Same Family, Observer Group Says
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    Aleppo Airstrikes Kill 12 Members of Same Family, Observer Group Says

    Even as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has renewed his plea for government and opposition forces to stop fighting in Syria, the country's city of Aleppo was pounded overnight and Friday morning by intense bombing. Among the victims were 12 members of the same family, including six children,

  • Boy Survives 3 Days Alone in Siberian Wilderness
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    Boy Survives 3 Days Alone in Siberian Wilderness

    The boy, Tserin Dopchut, disappeared on Sunday after wandering away from his house while playing with dogs in the small village of Khut in the Pyi-Khemskiy district in Russia's Tuva republic, the republic’s president wrote in a statement announcing the rescue. Local elite police units, as well as

  • Maryland Teen Who Was Pepper-Sprayed by Police Shares Her Side of the Story
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    Maryland Teen Who Was Pepper-Sprayed by Police Shares Her Side of the Story

    The 15-year-old girl who was pepper-sprayed by Maryland police has spoken out, sharing her account of what happened Sunday afternoon at a press conference with her mother and attorney Thursday night. Although the teen appeared at the evening press conference, her name has not been released and Ficker

  • Senators Slam Wells Fargo Over Arbitration Agreements in Scathing Letter
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    Senators Slam Wells Fargo Over Arbitration Agreements in Scathing Letter

    Arbitration, mandated in some if not all basic agreements that customers sign when they open accounts at the bank, "helps hide fraudulent schemes such as the sham accounts at Wells Fargo from the justice system, from the news media, and from the public eye," the senators wrote. Forced arbitration

  • Top Republican Says FBI Gave Top Clinton Aide Immunity in Email Investigation
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    Top Republican Says FBI Gave Top Clinton Aide Immunity in Email Investigation

    The top Republican on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform says several Hillary Clinton staffers received immunity from the FBI in exchange for cooperating with the now-closed private email investigation. Cheryl Mills, Clinton's top aide and chief of staff at the U.S. State Department

  • Allergists Warn Against Using 'DIY EpiPen'
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    Allergists Warn Against Using 'DIY EpiPen'

    Online tutorials that teach people how to make their own EpiPens have been watched by tens of thousands, but experts warn that using a homemade injector could be dangerous. However, Dr. Lolita McDavid, pediatrician and medical director of child advocacy and protection at University Hospitals Rainbow

  • Officials Investigate Leprosy Case in California
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    Officials Investigate Leprosy Case in California

    California health officials reported on Thursday that a child in Jurupa Valley, California, has been diagnosed with leprosy and another child is suspected of having the disease. Leprosy, also called Hansen's disease, is rare in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  • Who Are the Syrian White Helmets, Winners of the 'Alternative Nobel'?
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    Who Are the Syrian White Helmets, Winners of the 'Alternative Nobel'?

    In the chaos and fog of a brutal conflict that has claimed an estimated 400,000 to 500,000 lives, a ragtag group of former bakers, tailors, salespeople, teachers, pharmacists, painters, carpenters and students has emerged as real-life heroes, providing a glimmer of hope in Syria's brutal five-year-old

  • Senators Ask Labor Department to Investigate Wells Fargo Over Accounts Scandal
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    Senators Ask Labor Department to Investigate Wells Fargo Over Accounts Scandal

    A group of Senate Democrats have asked the U.S. Department of Labor to open an investigation into whether Wells Fargo violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The letter follows a hearing on Capitol Hill this week that saw bank CEO John Stumpf face blistering questions from senators over a scandal

  • Maureen Dowd: Donald Trump’s ‘Ego Arithmetic Hasn’t Changed’
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    Maureen Dowd: Donald Trump’s ‘Ego Arithmetic Hasn’t Changed’

    Maureen Dowd has covered Donald Trump for more than a decade as a columnist for The New York Times.She told ABC News that the Republican presidential nominee's “ego arithmetic hasn’t changed," meaning that "he would donate to candidates of both parties and basically it was like what would

  • Michael Dukakis Gives Debate Advice to Hillary Clinton
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    Michael Dukakis Gives Debate Advice to Hillary Clinton

    Former Massachusetts governor and 1988 presidential candidate Michael Dukakis knows a little something about unpredictable election cycles and over-preparing for debates. He spoke to ABC’s Jonathan Karl and Rick Klein this week on the “Powerhouse Politics” podcast and the topic of Hillary Clinton'

  • Murdered UNC Student's Final Moments: What Police Say Happened to Faith Hedgepeth
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    Murdered UNC Student's Final Moments: What Police Say Happened to Faith Hedgepeth

    Faith Hedgepeth was supposed to be the first person in her family to ever graduate from college. But that dream ended when the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill sophomore was found murdered in her apartment on Sept. 7, 2012. A friend and her roommate discovered Hedgepeth, 19, covered in blood

  • Donald Trump: Drugs a 'Very, Very Big Factor' in Charlotte Protests
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    Donald Trump: Drugs a 'Very, Very Big Factor' in Charlotte Protests

    Less than a day after protests over the police killing of an African-American man turned violent in North Carolina, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump placed some of the blame for the turmoil on the impact of drugs. "If you're not aware, drugs are a very, very big factor in what you

  • Fear in Madaya Rises After Suspension of Syrian Aid
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    Fear in Madaya Rises After Suspension of Syrian Aid

    When Halla Yousef, a teacher in Madaya, sees one of her young students cry of hunger, she cannot do anything to help. The estimated 40,000 people who live in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya have not received any aid since April. Humanitarian assistance was supposed to reach Madaya and three other

  • John Kerry Makes Impassioned Plea at United Nations for Syria Cease-Fire
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    John Kerry Makes Impassioned Plea at United Nations for Syria Cease-Fire

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made an impassioned plea in front of the United Nations Security Council today for all sides in the Syrian conflict to live up to their obligations under a cease-fire agreement. The move may be the best chance for the U.S. to help bring an end to the violence, humanitarian

  • Chipotle Launches Ad Campaign to Reassure Customers of Food Safety
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    Chipotle Launches Ad Campaign to Reassure Customers of Food Safety

    Chipotle really wants you to know that its food is safe to eat. Almost a year after a string of E.coli outbreaks dealt a blow to its reputation, the Mexican fast food chain is launching a new effort today to reassure customers of its commitment to food safety. Chipotle is highlighting the efforts it

  • Michelle Obama on Melania Trump's Controversial Convention Speech: 'That Was Tough'
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    Michelle Obama on Melania Trump's Controversial Convention Speech: 'That Was Tough'

    First lady Michelle Obama has reacted publicly for the first time to the controversy over Melania Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland earlier this summer, when the GOP presidential nominee’s wife was accused of using parts of Obama’s 2008 Democratic National Convention speech

  • UN Leaders Discuss Dwindling Options for Antibiotic-Resistant Diseases
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    UN Leaders Discuss Dwindling Options for Antibiotic-Resistant Diseases

    Antibiotic-resistant organisms have been a concern among health experts for decades, with fewer antibiotics being developed by major pharmaceutical companies and the effectiveness of available drugs diminishing. Today, global health experts are sounding the alarm about antibiotic-resistant drugs in