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A new poll says the presidential debates are really important. It's wrong.

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From the Wall Street Journal: One-third of voters say the presidential debates will be very important in helping them decide whom to support for president, with slightly more Republicans than ...

Howard Kurtz shows us how journalism is done at Fox News

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Alex Burns of the New York Times thinks that Howard Kurtz of Fox News was soft on Donald Trump in a recent interview. Kurtz isn't buying it: Let's go to ...

How Hillary chose her Donald

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Last October, Hillary Clinton and her top aides were debating one of those seemingly trivial yet politically consequential decisions that often bedevil a Me Generation candidate in the YouTube era.

Everyone has suddenly discovered that Donald Trump tells the occasional lie

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The New York Times kicked things off this weekend with "A Week of Whoppers From Donald Trump." The Washington Post followed suit with its own compilation of a week of ...

Climate Change Threatens World’s Coffee Supply, Report Says

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A report examining the many ways The report, released this month by the Climate Institute, a nonprofit organization in Australia, was commissioned by Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand, the regional ...

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The members of Refugee Congress have overcome adversity to become community leaders. Read their stories.Learn MoreSee what the Refugee Congress delegates are doing around the country to advocate for refugee ...

Why Donald Trump Should Not Be President

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A straight talker who tells it like it is? Mr. Trump, who has no experience in national security, declares that he has a plan to soundly defeat the Islamic State ...

Canada says new border accord with China will speed deportations

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TORONTO An agreement signed between Canada's border agency and China will result in the faster deportation of Chinese citizens deemed inadmissible by Canadian authorities, a Liberal government spokesman said on ...

The Clinton Foundation sure is a great charity

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When it comes to charity, Dylan Matthews is pretty hardnosed. To earn his approval, a charity better focus on truly important problems and be damn good at it. So how ...

Ted Cruz - Timeline

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See more of Ted Cruz by logging into FacebookMessage this Page, learn about upcoming events and more. If you don't have a Facebook account, you can create one to see ...

Despite Donald Trump's massive tax bribes, top CEOs still can't stand the guy

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The Wall Street Journal has checked out every Fortune 100 CEO in the country, and not a single one supports Donald Trump: Most have stayed on the sidelines, with 89 ...

The many times Donald Trump has lied about his mob connections

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Last week, media coverage of Donald Trump may have hit an inflection point, when major news outlets, while covering Trump's latest birther shenanigans, characterized the GOP presidential nominee's remarks as ...

Trump campaign says media should not be ‘fact-checkers’

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Hours after the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times published separate stories outlining the lies Donald Trump has told during his presidential campaign, Trump’s campaign spokesperson told ABC’s ...

Facebook 'blocks accounts' of Palestinian journalists

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Editors from two Palestinian news publications based in the occupied West Bank say their Facebook accounts were suspended last week and that no reason was provided, alleging their pages may ...

Blame the Banks for All Those Boring Chain Stores Ruining Your City

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Not long after he leased out the shell of a once-iconic Phoenix steakhouse, developer Lorenzo Perez got an email from a broker. He learned that the new space, now home ...

Feds investigating Trump advisor’s meeting with Russian officials seeking to influence U.S.

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U.S. law enforcement is looking into Donald Trump foreign policy advisor Carter Page’s meetings with high-ranking Russian officials this summer, Yahoo’s Michael Isikoff reports. Page, who Trump said was one ...

The day I became an American citizen

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New York (CNN)I WAS COVERING the 2016 presidential election at CNN for more than a year when I made a confession to my husband: I felt a pang of sadness ...

Stop trying to feel awesome all of the time, says millennial whisperer

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"Personal development" blogger Mark Manson got his start shelling out dating advice back in the mid-2000s, when The Game was making waves. Like every other twenty-something of a certain demographic,

My wish for refugee and migrant children

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At this year’s UN General Assembly in New York, world leaders gather to discuss solutions to the refugee and migrant crisis. One of UNICEF’s main goals is to remind them ...

Galilee basin coal must be left in ground as a ‘priority’

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Miners seeking the green light to dig up Queensland’s Galilee basin should be stopped as a priority, according to a new report showing existing fossil fuels projects worldwide are enough ...

Tribes in Canada and U.S. join forces against tar sands pipeline development

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Dozens of native tribes from Canada and the United States have joined forces against Alberta’s tar sands crude oil transport with the signing of a treaty Thursday. Calling for a ...

We just lived through the hottest summer in recorded history

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It was the hottest summer on record globally, NOAA reported this week. While their records only date back to 1880, climatologist Michael Mann told USA Today, “it is plausible that ...

Women. Food. Climate. on Exposure

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Previous Photo Next Photo Close Photo Footnotes: Story by Andrea Egan and Jennifer Baumwoll / Photos by UNDP Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Haiti, Mali, Niger and Sudan © 2016 Climate Adaptation ...

Bosnian Serbs to hold a disputed vote amid ethnic tensions

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left right left right left right SARAJEVO The Bosnian Serbs vote on Sunday in a referendum over a disputed national holiday, defying Bosnia's highest court and Western pressure to call ...

Q&A: Rape as a tool of war 'won't work forever'

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New York - In its work on sexual violence against women in conflict, the United Nations has found that it has "been one of history's greatest silences. Absent from ceasefire ...

Philippines tells world not to interfere in Duterte drugs war

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UNITED NATIONS Philippines Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay told the United Nations on Saturday his country's new president, Rodrigo Duterte, had an "unprecedented" mandate and the world should not interfere in ...

Remember when Ted Cruz detested Donald Trump?

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Today Ted Cruz endorsed Donald Trump, putting the cherry on top of the Texas senator's complicated relationship with the Republican nominee—a relationship that's involved a lot of vitriol, name-calling, a ...

Hillary Clinton for President

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Similarly, Mrs. Clinton’s occasional missteps, combined with attacks on her trustworthiness, have distorted perceptions of her character. She is one of the most tenacious politicians of her generation, whose willingness ...

A judge just dealt a blow to minority voter advocates in Arizona

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A federal judge denied a Democratic challenge on Friday to Arizona's ban on collecting other people's absentee ballots, a move that opponents of the ban fear will suppress the minority ...

WATCH: Black protesters chase David Duke from anti-Confederate statue protest

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Former Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard David Duke quickly exited a protest calling for the removal of a Confederate statue on Saturday after he was chased and shouted down by ...

Clinton server tech told FBI of colleagues' worries about system

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NEW YORK A technician hired by Hillary Clinton to run the private email system she used while U.S. secretary of state told investigators he tried to pass on colleagues' concerns ...

Here's One Look at How Charlotte Police Shot Keith Lamont Scott

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Jordan: Nahed Hattar shot dead ahead of cartoon trial

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A gunman has shot dead prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar outside a court where he was facing charges for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam, state news agency Petra ...

Can Donald Trump make it through an entire 90-minute debate?

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The New York Times tells us today how the two candidates are prepping for Monday's debate. You can probably guess how Hillary Clinton is going about it: methodically, studiously, and ...

Hillary Clinton wants to raise taxes on wealthy heirs

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Hillary Clinton has proposed an increase in the estate tax: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton would levy a 65% tax on the largest estates....generate $260 billion over the next decade,

Hillary Clinton remains 4 points ahead of Trump

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Here's your end-of-the-week snapshot of the presidential race, courtesy of Pollster. Hillary Clinton remains in the lead by 4.3 percentage points. There really hasn't been much change since the end ...

Women Will Be Paid as Much as Men—in 136 Years

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Women of New York, rejoice. You have the smallest gender pay gap of all 50 states, earning 89 cents for every dollar your male peers make. This may hardly seem ...

Syrian government seizes area in Aleppo attack, death toll climbs

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left right left right left right left right left right BEIRUT Syrian government forces seized ground from rebels north of Aleppo on Saturday, tightening their siege on the city's opposition-held ...

Here's everything Donald Trump has promised to do on his first day as president

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The first day in office is a hectic one for new presidents. It doesn't start until the late morning, and they spend hours at a formal ceremony, with hours of ...

Hillary Clinton just dropped a very powerful new ad

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Hillary Clinton released a new campaign video on Friday featuring young girls looking in the mirror, while Donald Trump's various insults about the physical appearances of women play in the ...

Here's what the moderator *should* ask Clinton and Trump at their first debate

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The time has finally come: After a grueling campaign summer, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will share a stage on Monday night for the first presidential debate. Moderator Lester Holt ...

Charlotte march peaceful, pressure rises to release shooting tapes

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First Nations across North America sign treaty alliance against the oilsands

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More than 50 Indigenous nations across North America rallied together on Thursday to sign a historic, pan-continental treaty alliance against oilsands expansion in their traditional territory. The collaboration, formalized at ...

My Eighteenth Presidential Election, and the Most Important

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I am late weighing in on this election—late in more ways than one. Monday brought my ninety-sixth birthday, and, come November, I will be casting my nineteenth ballot in a ...

Donald Trump isn’t backing down from his terrifying climate policy

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On Thursday, Donald Trump spoke before an audience full of natural gas and energy industry leaders — and the message was exactly the same as his economic policy proposal from last week: ...

Ohio Republicans overwhelmingly want clean energy, poll finds

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A majority of Republican and conservative independent voters in the key battleground state of Ohio favor green energy, and would even tell Republican candidates to support renewable energy policies, a ...

Occupy ... tourism?

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This week marked the fifth anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, the event that Michael Pellagatti says changed his life. He was working nights as a security guard at — irony ...

UNITED for Abortion Coverage

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+ = Following the huge Supreme Court win on abortion access, the Hyde Amendment is NEXT. For 40 years, politicians have used this policy to deny covera... All* Above All ...

7 things you need to know before the Clean Power Plan goes to court

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The District Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will hear arguments Tuesday at a special, 9-judge hearing over the legality of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan. The plan is ...

Thousands of girls are locked up for talking back or staying out late

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It was late on a weekend night and Kara was bored. Her adopted mother, Dotty—nearly 70, arthritic, and having recently recovered from heart surgery—was asleep upstairs. Talking with her cousin ...
 

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