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  • migrant crisis

    5 hours ago

    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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  • 46 minutes 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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  • 18 minutes 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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  • 2 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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  • 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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  • Kraft

    4 hours ago

    Kraft Singles Recall Expands, 330K Cases of Cheese Affected

    Kraft Singles Recall Expands, 330K Cases of Cheese Affected

    Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of Kraft Singles products, saying a problem with the packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first thought. The company recalled 335,000 cases Thursday because a...

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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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  • Hillary Clinton

    13 minutes ago

    Hillary Clinton: 'Sorry' for Email Confusion

    Hillary Clinton: 'Sorry' for Email Confusion

    Hillary Clinton told NBC's Andrea Mitchell she was "sorry" there had been so much confusion over her private email server. But Clinton declined to apologize for having used it. "At the end of the day, I am sorry...

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  • butt dial burglar

    29 minutes ago

    Man Charged After 911 'Butt Dial' Reveals Burglary Plans

    Man Charged After 911 'Butt Dial' Reveals Burglary Plans

    A New Jersey man has been indicted on burglary charges after police say he inadvertently dialed 911 and let authorities in on his plans. Police say they heard Scott Robert Esser and an accomplice talk about...

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