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  • migrant crisis

    Sep 4, 2015

    Drowned Aylan, 3, Laid to Rest in Home City

    Drowned Aylan, 3, Laid to Rest in Home City

    The 3-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi, whose drowning has shined a spotlight on the plight of thousands of migrants and refugees from war-torn countries trying to get to Europe, was buried Friday alongside...

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  • 4 hours ago

    1st Same-Sex Couple Gets Marriage License at Ky. County

    1st Same-Sex Couple Gets Marriage License at Ky. County

    James Yates and William Smith Jr. were the first same-sex couple to receive a marriage license from a Kentucky county clerk’s office Friday, a day after the clerk who runs the office was jailed, NBC News...

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  • 3 hours ago

    Protecting a Pope Who Takes Selfies With the Crowds

    Protecting a Pope Who Takes Selfies With the Crowds

    Protecting Pope Francis when he travels to the United States later this month will be a particularly arduous task for the Secret Service and other security officers given this pontiff’s spontaneity and...

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  • 5 hours ago

    Jobless Rate Hits 7-Year Low

    Jobless Rate Hits 7-Year Low

    The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in August for a seven-year low, though hiring was the lowest it's been in five months with 173,000 jobs created for the month, The Associated Press reported. Still,...

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  • Donald trump

    2 hours ago

    Trump Slams Conservative Radio Host After Fumble

    A day after exposing gaps in his knowledge of foreign affairs during a radio show interview with Hugh Hewitt, Donald Trump labeled the conservative host a "third rate radio announcer,” NBC News reported. During...

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  • Sep 3, 2015

    Biden Says Family Will Decide on Presidential Run

    Biden Says Family Will Decide on Presidential Run

    Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday night he "will not hesitate" to run for president next year — but only if his family is up to it. "I'll be straightforward with you: The most relevant factor in my decision...

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  • Sep 3, 2015

    Labor Day Travel Is on the Rise

    Labor Day Travel Is on the Rise

    More Americans will take to the streets and skies this Labor Day weekend than last year, in a continuation of recent travel trends. According to the AAA Labor Day Holiday Travel Forecast, 35.5 million Americans...

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  • nyc

    2 hours ago

    Ex-TSA Screener Accused of Stealing $7K Diamond Watch From Passenger

    Ex-TSA Screener Accused of Stealing $7K Diamond Watch From Passenger

    Authorities say a former Transportation Security Administration screener is charged with stealing a passenger's $7,000 diamond watch from a plastic bin at a John F. Kennedy Airport security checkpoint....

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  • 2 hours ago

    Funeral Home Sued For Displaying Wrong Corpse

    Funeral Home Sued For Displaying Wrong Corpse

    A family who says their deceased relative's body was misplaced and the wrong corpse displayed for a private viewing has sued a funeral company in Ohio.

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