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usa Judges Delay Menendez Decision Pending Supreme Court Appeal

A federal appeals court has delayed any court action against U.S. Sen Bob Menendez of New Jersey while he plans an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court

21 minutes ago // New York Times

usa Presidential Debate: New Polls Show Dead Heat Between Trump and Clinton

One of the worlds most famous women will be onstage alongside one of the countrys most recognizable men, with polls showing the race essentially tied.

22 minutes ago // ABC

usa The Latest: Crews Battle Fire in Santa Cruz Mountains

Fire crews are rushing to fight a vegetation fire burning in the Santa Cruz Mountains that has charred about 200 acres and is burning near radio repeater towers and several homes

24 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Debate Moderator Lester Holt Faces Tough Test

Monday nights debate will serve as a major test for debate host NBC News and its top anchor Lester Holt, after a string of debate-related controversies that have dogged NBCUniversals news operations.

25 minutes ago // USA Today

usa Walgreen who led drug chain for nearly 40 years dies

Charles R. "Cork" Walgreen III, 80, was grandson of the founder.

30 minutes ago // New York Times

usa Suit Accuses Alabama of Bias in Law That Bars Some Felons From Voting

Language citing moral turpitude is seen as vague and as being applied arbitrarily to disenfranchise black and poor people.

33 minutes ago // Reuters

usa California man convicted as would-be ISIS recruit gets 30 years

LOS ANGELES Reuters - A would-be Islamic State recruit from California was sentenced on Monday to 30 years in prison for his conviction on charges he sought to join the militant group in Syria and committed bank fraud to pay for a plane ticket there, federal prosecutors said.

35 minutes ago // USA Today

usa Miss. man claimed to be 130-year-old last slave

Man claiming to be nation'slast living slave at 130 years old sparks scholar's interest.

37 minutes ago // ABC

usa Judge: Ex-Sailors Convicted of Rape, Murder Are Innocent

A federal judge says two former sailors convicted of a 1997 rape and murder are innocent

39 minutes ago // USA Today

usa With blanket ceremony, American Indians give Obama a warm embrace

President Obama donned a Native American hat and blanket at his eighth and final White House Tribal Nations conference.

42 minutes ago // USA Today

usa Analysis: Super Bowl-size hype, but will the first debate really matter?

In 11 presidential campaigns, the first debate affected the trajectory of the race 9 times.

45 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

usa U.S. Murders Rose 10.8% in 2015

Murders in the U.S. jumped by 10.8% in 2015, according to figures released by the Federal Bureau of Investigationa sharp increase that could fuel concerns that the nations more-than two-decade trend of falling crime rates may be ending.

49 minutes ago // ABC

usa 9 Wounded After Shooting at Houston Shopping Center

Police said the suspect was dressed in a military-style and had Nazi emblems.

49 minutes ago // MSNBC

usa 9 People Injured in Houston Shooting, Suspect Dead

Officials described the gunman, who was killed, as a disgruntled lawyer who was wearing an old military uniform and had Nazi paraphernalia at his home

49 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Home Builders, Buyers Venture Into Risky Areas

As wildfire seasons in the Western U.S. have grown longer and deadlier over the last three decades, the pace of development has accelerated in areas most at risk.

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usa Iowa City Braces for Highest Floodwaters Since 2008 Record

Residents of Cedar Rapids are watching anxiously as the quickly rising Cedar River threatens to inundate their city with devastating floodwaters for the second time in just over eight years

51 minutes ago // New York Times

usa Man Charged With Murder in Shooting of 5 at Mall in Washington State

No motive was disclosed as Arcan Cetin was formally charged in the killings at the Cascade Mall, north of Seattle.

51 minutes ago // New York Times

usa Accused Gunman Is Charged in Shooting of Five at Washington State Mall

No motive was disclosed as Arcan Cetin was formally charged in the killings at the Cascade Mall, north of Seattle.

54 minutes ago // MSNBC

usa Mall Shooting Suspect Faces Five Murder Charges

Info from his parents helped cops nab suspected Cascade Mall shooter Arcan Cetin, according to a warrant obtained by NBC News.

58 minutes ago // Reuters

usa Washington state mall shooter had no militant contact: source

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. Reuters - There is no evidence showing that a man charged with five counts of first-degree murder after confessing to a shooting rampage at a shopping mall in Washington state over the weekend had contact with any known Islamic militant groups or individuals, a law enforcement official told Reuters on Monday.

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usa The Latest: Rally Gathers at Historically Black Church

A racially mixed crowd of several hundred people is attending a rally at a historically black church seeking justice and transparency in the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina

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usa Leaked Memo: No Remains, Artifacts Found at Pipeline Site

North Dakota's chief archaeologist says in a leaked memo that a state inspection found no cultural artifacts or human remains at a pipeline construction site

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usa Starbucks Customer Describes Shooting: 'It Was Just Terror'

A Starbucks customer described people dropping to the floor and sobbing after a gunman parked his car and entered the Las Vegas store, shooting a man inside

1 hour ago // USA Today

usa The first presidential debate: What's happening now

All the highlights from the first fall presidential debate of 2016.

1 hour ago // Fox News

usa The 140-Character Limit Is Dead. Long Live The 140-Character Limit!

Now, photos, videos, GIFs, polls and Quote Tweets no longer count toward Twitter's limit. How cool is that, marketers?

1 hour ago // USA Today

usa Chief: Firefighters thought people were trapped inside home

Del. fire chief: "We're here to get these people through this. My firefighters are hurting."

1 hour ago // ABC

usa California Bakes in Triple-Digit Autumn Heat Wave

An autumn heat wave has sent temperatures soaring in California, especially in coastal regions that normally benefit from the cooling influence of the Pacific Ocean

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

usa Defense secretary inspects nuclear arsenal at Minot Air Force Base, two years after scandals

Two years after an embarrassing series of scandals swept this remote Air Force base, the only home to both B-52 bombers and nuclear-tipped Minuteman III missiles, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter flew in Monday to take stock. The Pentagon spent $1 billion to upgrade conditions here and at other...

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

usa After $1 billion is spent to address nuclear scandals, Defense secretary says there's more to be done

Two years after an embarrassing series of scandals swept this remote Air Force base, the only home to both B-52 bombers and nuclear-tipped Minuteman III missiles, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter flew in Monday to take stock. The Pentagon spent $1 billion to upgrade conditions here and at other...

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usa The Latest: Family of Bombing Suspect Speaks With Doctors

The family of a man accused of setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey and injuring 31 people has finally spoken with his doctors

1 hour ago // USA Today

usa For Obama, the presidential debate trumps 'Monday Night Football'

White House says the president will likely tune in to watch Trump-Clinton match-up.

1 hour ago // Fox News

usa The Latest: Family of bombing suspect speaks with doctors

The Latest on a New York-New Jersey bombing suspect all times local: 6:50 p.m.

1 hour ago // USA Today

usa Green Party candidate Jill Stein escorted off debate premises, resorts to Twitter

Law enforcement official scrambled as as they attempted to track down Stein.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Architect of Bridge Lane Closures: Traffic Scheme First Occurred to Me in 2011

David Wildstein testified Monday that he visited the George Washington Bridge and realized the traffic could be used as a leverage point with the mayor of Fort Lee, N.J., in the future.

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usa Bataan Death March Survivor, Artist Ben Steele Dies at 98

Bataan Death March survivor, artist and educator Ben Steele has died in Montana

1 hour ago // ABC

usa Fund for Nightclub Shooting to Begin Payments, $29.5M Total

A fund for the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando is set to pay out about $29.5 million to 299 claimants