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US aircraft diverted to avoid Russian fighter

The U.S. military has had to divert two aircraft over Syria to ensure they could maintain a safe flying distance from a Russian fighter aircraft in the same area, according to Captain Jeff Davis, Pentagon spokesman.

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DA: Detective shot Oregon shooter before he killed himself

One detective served in the Marine Corps; the other is an Air Force veteran.

They were among the first four officers to approach the building at the Oregon community college where shooter Chris Harper-Mercer took nine lives last week in the nation's l...

Doctors Without Borders hearing

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Charity wants international inquiry

President Barack Obama has personally apologized. But will that be enough for Doctors Without Borders after a deadly airstrike struck its hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz?

The charity group -- which is also known as Medecins Sans Frontieres, or M...

Hillary Clinton answers questions from press

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Hillary Clinton comes out against trade deal

Hillary Clinton came out against the Trans Pacific Partnership in an interview Wednesday, breaking with President Barack Obama and his administration, which has forcefully promoted the deal.

In an interview Wednesday with PBS's Judy Woodruff in Iowa, ...

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EPA sizing up penalties for Volkswagen

The Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal is about to take center stage before lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

Michael Horn, the head of Volkswagen in the U.S., will field questions Thursday from lawmakers demanding answers.

A House committee will also hear...

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El Faro search ends at sunset, Coast Guard says

The U.S. Coast Guard plans to call off its search for the missing mariners of the El Faro at sunset Wednesday after six days of searching yielded only debris, Capt. Mark Fedor said.

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Congress sends massive defense bill to Obama

The U.S. Senate passed a $612 billion defense bill Wednesday, sending it to President Barack Obama, who has threatened to veto it, The Associated Press reported.

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Obama apologizes to Doctors Without Borders

President Barack Obama called and apologized to the head of Doctors Without Borders, whose staff and patients were killed and injured during a bombing Saturday in Kunduz, Afghanistan, the White House said Wednesday.

The U.S. has characterized its airs...

El Faro memories

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El Faro: Who are the missing crew members?

One crew member wrote her mother an email saying the crew was heading directly into Hurricane Joaquin. "Winds are super bad," she said. "Love to everyone."

Another is about to become a new father and was supposed to return home soon to learn the gende...

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5 times Clinton broke from Obama

Hillary Clinton insists on the campaign trail that she's her own woman -- and in recent weeks, she's really tried to prove it.

In a huge blow to President Barack Obama's trade agenda, the Democratic front-runner now says she opposes the 12-nation Tran...

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