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Woman Says Money Gifts From Cosby Were 'Generosity'

6 hours 15 min ago
A former NBC employee said Bill Cosy had him send money orders to women, but a woman who received the gifts says they were meant to help her son.
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ISIS War 'Illegal Until Congress Acts,' Rand Paul Says

6 hours 28 min ago
Sen. Rand Paul continues to insert his unconventional views into the nation’s foreign policy debate as the 2016 presidential contest gets closer.






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'Greatest Privilege': Chuck Hagel Resigns as Defense Secretary

6 hours 45 min ago
According to one senior official, “He wasn’t up to the job.”






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Iowa Man Arrested Near White House Pleads Guilty

6 hours 46 min ago
R.J. Kapheim will be held without bond until sentencing in January.
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Forced Out: Chuck Hagel Resigns as Defense Secretary

7 hours 20 min ago
According to one senior official, “He wasn’t up to the job.”






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'Enough': UVA Students Vow Change After Rape Report

7 hours 43 min ago
"This is our problem to solve," the president of the Student Council said.






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Mumbai-Style Attacks and Jet Plots Foiled, U.K. Says

8 hours 3 min ago
The United Kingdom is more at risk from a terrorist attack than "at any time before or since 9/11," according to Home Secretary Theresa May.
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Assets Unfrozen: Iran Nuclear Talks Extended Until July

8 hours 23 min ago
Nuclear negotiators failed to meet a Monday deadline for a deal that would ease international concerns about Iran's atomic program.






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Judge: Confession Can Be Used in Etan Patz Trial

8 hours 34 min ago
The suspect in one of the nation's most haunting child disappearances is poised to learn whether his confession can be used at a potential murder trial.






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Forced Out: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to Step Down

8 hours 34 min ago
According to one senior official, “He wasn’t up to the job.”






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Why the IRS Is Giddy Over Stanton's Record-Breaking Deal

8 hours 38 min ago
Uncle Sam will be coming for Giancarlo Stanton after the outfielder inked a record 13-year, $325 million contract with the Miami Marlins.






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Republicans Aren't Winning the Immigration Fight. Here's Why.

8 hours 50 min ago
The public doesn't like the process the president used for his immigration order, but Republican divisions and past inaction still smarts.






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University Spends $219K on Conference Table From China

8 hours 58 min ago
New Jersey's Kean University has spent $219,000 for a custom-built, circular conference table that was made in China.






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A Tale of Two Outbreaks: Why Congo Conquered Ebola

8 hours 59 min ago
How did Congo get away with a short Ebola outbreak while West Africa faces months of an epidemic? Experience matters, one expert says.
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Forced Out: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to Step Down

9 hours 6 min ago
According to one senior official, “He wasn’t up to the job.”






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Happy Thanksgiving: Gas Prices Slide to 4-Year Low

9 hours 23 min ago
The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States dropped 10 cents in the past two weeks.
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Netanyahu's Cabinet Moves to Define Israel as Jewish

9 hours 41 min ago
The Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved a bill to legally define the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people.
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Dim Sum Workers Win Record Settlement

9 hours 54 min ago
Workers at a San Francisco restaurant unite to fight for better wages and back pay, winning a record $4 million settlement.






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'Why Not Tase Him?' Dad of 12-Year-Old Killed by Cops Speaks

10 hours 1 min ago
Police said officers responded to a report of a person waving a gun around at a playground - but the gun turned out to be a toy.






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Snow, Ice, Wind Could Cause Thanksgiving Trouble

10 hours 3 min ago
Traffic-snarling weather is in the forecast from New England to Georgia for Wednesday — the busiest day of the holiday week on the roads, on the rails and in the skies.






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