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The Fed is under attack, but still massively profitable

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 1:40pm
The Federal Reserve has been under attack recently, most prominently by Donald Trump. But what doesn't get a lot of attention is the massive profit it earns for U.S. taxpayers.
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Ex-official: Christie knew about bridge

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 1:38pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was informed about the lane closures at the George Washington Bridge in 2013 as they were happening, according to the testimony Tuesday from a former Port Authority executive.
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Most-watched debate in US history

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 1:31pm
Monday night was the most-watched debate in American history. More than 80 million people tuned in to see Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off, setting a new record in the sixty year history of televised presidential debates.
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Holt walks a fine line at debate, and wins praise

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 1:02pm
In this fractured, partisan era, no presidential moderator can please everyone. Some people want the moderator to play fact-checker, some people want the candidates to be left to their own devices. Only so many questions can be asked, and different statements warrant different kinds of follow-ups.
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Trooper drives grieving man 100 miles after traffic stop

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 12:57pm
On one of the worst days of Mark E. Ross' life, he got some help from the last person he'd expect.
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'You live in your own reality,' Clinton tells Trump

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 12:35pm
Hillary Clinton showed up at the debate of the century and delivered.
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The most memorable debate one-liners

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 12:32pm
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump exchanged a series of quick jabs during the first presidential debate at Hofstra University Monday night in Hempstead, New York.
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NC not only state blocking body cam video access

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 12:30pm
Just because an officer videotapes a controversial encounter doesn't necessarily mean you'll ever get to see it.
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Trump repeatedly interrupts Clinton

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 12:19pm
Donald Trump had a lot to say during Monday night's presidential debate, and a lot of it came while Hillary Clinton was speaking.
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US: ISIS did not use mustard agent in base attack

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 12:04pm
The American-led military coalition against ISIS said Tuesday that a final laboratory test of the weapon ISIS fired at a US-Iraqi base in northern Iraq last week did not contain a mustard agent as earlier believed.
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Syria barely gets a mention at debate

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 11:46am
The circus of politics can often be a distraction from actual policy -- and last night's debate proved no exception when it came to the subject of foreign affairs.
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Wells Fargo employees hit back with suit

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 11:37am
Six former Wells Fargo employees filed a class action lawsuit on Monday in federal court against the bank seeking $7.2 billion or more for workers nationwide who were fired or demoted after refusing to open fake accounts.
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Girl's tears over police shootings silence City Hall

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 11:33am
A young girl climbed up a step ladder to stand at the podium before a tense Charlotte City Council meeting.
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Hear what she told the city council

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 11:24am
Zianna Oliphant collected herself and delivered her message loud and clear to a tense audience at a recent Charlotte city council meeting.
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'Modern Family' casts transgender actor

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 11:18am
"Modern Family" is truly living up to its name.
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Clinton camp: She's ready if Trump talks infidelity

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 11:15am
Hillary Clinton's campaign manager Robby Mook said the Democratic candidate will be prepared if Donald Trump mentions her husband's past affairs at the next debate.
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Aleppo has become a 'ghost city'

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 11:14am
Everyone is waiting for a way out of Aleppo, says 28-year-old Monther Etaky, a graphic designer who lives there.
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Clinton blasts Trump over treatment of beauty queen

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 11:13am
Hillary Clinton criticized Donald Trump over his treatment of Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, who claims Trump called her "Miss Piggy."
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CNN's Reality Check Team vets candidates' claims

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 11:10am
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clashed Monday in their first head-to-head debate of the general election season, and CNN's Reality Check Team put their statements and assertions to the test.
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Pence appears at odds with Trump on climate change

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 11:05am
Donald Trump's and his running mate appeared to be on different pages Tuesday on whether climate change is man made.
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