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Paul Whelan's Freedom Is a Family Affair

Paul Whelan's Freedom Is a Family Affair

24 minutes ago   |   Foreign Policy

Siblings of former U.S. Marine detained in Moscow work around the clock to procure his release.
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U.S. abortion rates hit record low since 1973 amid overall decline in pregnancy rates

42 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

U.S. abortion rates hit a record low since the procedure was legalized in 1973 with the Supreme Court's decision on Roe v. Wade, according to a new report released Wednesday...
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Schumer says GlobalFoundries CEO is 'optimistic' about jobs

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

MALTA - U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says in a meeting Tuesday with GlobalFoundries CEO Tom Caulfield he was told that the computer chip maker is "optimistic" about job growth at...
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Gas Prices Could Rise Up to 25 Cents a Gallon After the Saudi Oil Facility Attacks. Here's What to Expect

2 hours ago   |   Time

The attacks that crippled two major Saudi oil facilities over the weekend are already beginning to drive up gas prices for American drivers half a world away. This week...
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Why National Security Advisor Is the Hardest Post for Trump to Fill

2 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

In less than three years, U.S. President Donald Trump has had three wildly different national security advisers: a campaign aide with a checkered past, a respected general, and...
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Immigrants Who Have Committed Felonies Are 'Significantly Less Likely' to Reoffend Compared to U.S.-born Americans, Florida Study Finds

3 hours ago   |   Newsweek

"It really builds into this larger narrative of the immigration population not being a criminal threat," said Marin Wenger, one of the researchers behind the study.
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What Would It Take for Iran's President to Meet With Trump?

4 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

U.S. President Donald Trump has lost faith that his campaign of “maximum pressure” against Iran will bring that country to its knees. Trump's firing last week of John Bolton...
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U.S. Marine arrested for allegedly distributing LSD to active military members

4 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Two people, including a U.S. Marine Corps member, were arrested over the weekend and accused of distributing drugs to military members and civilians in North Carolina. Andrew...
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Naming of Jane Stanford Way moves ahead

Naming of Jane Stanford Way moves ahead

4 hours ago   |   Stanford

Serra Mall will be renamed Jane Stanford Way, effective Oct. 7, following clearance by Santa Clara County and the U.S. Postal Service. The step implements a proposal that came...
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Russian Military: Syria's War Will Not End Until U.S. Troops Leave

4 hours ago   |   Newsweek

"The Americans need hotbeds of tension in Syria only to justify their illegal presence on the territory of a sovereign state and to satisfy their geopolitical ambitions by any...
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Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

The dictionary's editors announced that they have added more than 530 words to its pages in September, as well as 4,000 definitions, etymology and pronunciation revisions. Read more ...

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

States have responded to severe respiratory problems linked to vaping, implementing bans on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Read more ...

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Donald Trump announced his new national security adviser choice Wednesday morning. Read more ...

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. Read more ...

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

State lawmaker charged after investigators search his home in Lebanon County, Pa. Read more ...

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

According to Nick Carter, Aaron Carter "harbors thoughts and intentions of killing wife and unborn child." Read more ...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible road rage incident

A 13-year-old boy was hit by a car during a possible road rage incident while walking his younger sister to the bus stop, according to police in South Carolina. Read more ...

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected. (Image credit: Ann Johansson/Corbis... Read more ...

Regular aerobic exercise may slow progression to Alzheimer's for those most...

Regular aerobic exercise may slow progression to Alzheimer's for those most at risk

A half hour of aerobic exercise four to five times a week may prevent or slow cognitive decline in older adults who are at a high risk of developing Alzheimer's, according to a... Read more ...

Saudi Arabia: Iran's role in oil facility attacks is ‘undeniable'

Saudi Arabia: Iran's role in oil facility attacks is ‘undeniable'

Saudi Arabia presented pieces of drones and missiles it said were used in attacks on its oil facilities, claiming the remnants are “undeniable” evidence of Iranian aggression... Read more ...