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Obama goes to Oregon after shooting

A week after a gunman killed nine people and himself at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, President Barack Obama met with survivors and grieving families behind closed doors on Friday.

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Colleagues confronted McCarthy over rumors

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has repeatedly said his decision not to run for House speaker came down to math -- he couldn't get 218 votes after a bloc of conservative members said they would not support him.

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One killed, 3 injured in Arizona university shooting

A freshman accused of shooting four fellow students at Northern Arizona University has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and three counts of felony aggravated assault.

Steven Jones, 18, said "Yes" when a Coconino County judge asked hi...

Spencer Stone

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Train hero Spencer Stone stabbed in Sacramento

Just weeks ago, U.S. Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone was tending to stab wounds after famously helping thwart a gun attack on a European train, feted internationally as a hero.

On Thursday he was in serious condition at a California hospital, having be...

Death row death penalty


Judge halts 8 executions in Arkansas

An Arkansas judge has halted the executions of eight death row inmates as lethal injection practices there are challenged, The Associated Press reported Friday.

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Hikers plunge 28 feet in bridge collapse

New Zealand is known as a land of adventure, but four French hikers got more excitement than they might have wanted on the Lake Waikaremoana Track in the country's Te Urewera National Park.

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Drug that skyrocketed 5,000% hasn't come down in price

Remember the drug used by cancer and AIDS patients that skyrocketed from $13.50 to $750 a pill? Well, the price has yet to come back to earth.



2 held in Texas Southern University shooting

Two people have been arrested in connection with a Friday morning fatal shooting outside student housing on the Texas Southern University campus, according to Jodi Silva, Houston Police public information officer.

Police are looking for a third suspe...

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Tunisia National Dialogue Quartet wins Nobel

The Nobel Peace Prize Committee confounded expectations Friday, bypassing figures such as Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and handed the award to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet for its "decisive contribution to the building ...

Mass medical marijuana


Oregon sells $10.8M worth of pot in the first 6 days

Dispensaries in Oregon sold $10.8 million worth of recreational pot in the first six days it was legal, said the Oregon Retailers of Cannabis Association.

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