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Tropical Storm Forms in Caribbean After Killing Six

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 6:43pm
Its name is Earl, and has grown into a tropical storm that could wallop Mexico and parts of Central America — but not the United States.
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Trump Jokes That He 'Always Wanted' a Purple Heart

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 6:27pm
Donald Trump joked Tuesday that he "always wanted" a Purple Heart and it was "much easier" to receive one from a supporter than earn the military deco
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Delaware's Death Penalty Law Struck Down

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 5:43pm
Delaware's highest court declared the state's death penalty law unconstitutional Tuesday, ruling that it violates the Constitution's guarantee of a fair trial.
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Critics Welcome NYPD Top Cop's Resignation

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 5:02pm
After a long and storied career in law enforcement, New York City police Commissioner Bill Bratton on Tuesday announced his resignation.
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Trump's Temperament Becoming a Campaign Talking Point

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 5:00pm
Terms like "narcissist" and "sociopath" have been routinely attached to his name.
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N.Y.'s New Top Cop Owes Job to Man He Replaced

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 4:31pm
James O'Neill, the NYPD's next commissioner, owes his job to the man he replaced.
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DNC Shakes up Top Leadership

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 4:19pm
The DNC announced the departure of three more senior officers. But for all the damage caused by the email hack, some see a silver lining.
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Clinton, Allies Have Reserved $98 Million in Ads

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:31pm
Backers of Donald Trump have reserved less than $1 million in ads so far.
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How Donald Trump Has Talked About Sexual Harassment

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:14pm
Here's how Trump has described workplace sexual harassment and discrimination over the years.
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Bin Laden Compound Could Become Kids' Playground

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:08pm
The site in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where the al Qaeda founder and 9/11 mastermind spent his last years has now become the center of a turf war.
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Maryland Appeals New Trial for Adnan Syed of 'Serial'

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 3:04pm
The Maryland Attorney General's office filed its 45-page appeal late Monday.
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