Cruz, O'Rourke clash on issues — and get personal — in feisty first debate for Texas Senate seat

They split sharply immigration, the National Football League kneeling controversy, gun rights, pot legalization and Kavanaugh.

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Cubs’ Addison Russell Placed on Leave by M.L.B. After Abuse Allegations

In a blog post linked to his ex-wife, Russell was accused of physical and emotional abuse.

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AP NewsBreak: DHS Secretary says FEMA head won't lose job

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says the head of the federal disaster response agency did use government vehicles without proper ...

Rod Rosenstein denies report claiming he proposed recording Trump

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein sharply refuted a New York Times story that said he suggested recording President Trump to show the turmoil ...

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U.S. Weighs Next Steps as Syria’s Civil War Enters Climactic Phase

The Trump administration insists on Geneva-based peace talks as Russia and Turkey promote a truce in Syria. And it wants to keep U.S. troops in the ...

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What Is Coal Ash and Why Is It Dangerous?

Coal ash refers to what’s left after coal is burned. Those remnants pose environmental and health risks, especially when storage ponds are breached.

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Michelle Obama’s Big Book Rollout: ‘It’s Like You’re Looking at a Madonna Tour’

In advance of the publication of Mrs. Obama’s memoir, “Becoming,” Live Nation, Ticketmaster and Hearst are helping with the former first lady’s rock-star-style return to the public sphere.

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Tiger Woods, Grinding Through Round 2, Keeps Share of Tour Championship Lead

Woods shot a two-under-par 68 to finish the day seven under for the tournament, sharing the lead with Justin Rose, the world No. 1.

Rosenstein joked about secretly recording Trump, Justice Department officials say

"Well, what do you want me to do, Andy, wear a wire?" the deputy attorney general asked FBI official Andrew McCabe at a meeting last year.

College football scores, schedule, games: UCF battling FAU, Penn State takes on Illinois

NCAA football scores, highlights and updates from Week 4 all Friday long

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Dow, S&P 500 records belie festering fear that China and the U.S. ‘are on a collision course’

Is Wall Street ignoring the potential for simmering trade conflicts with China to intensify, upending the stock market’s newfound buoyancy?

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Republican lawmaker ends re-election bid as daughter alleges childhood abuse

Minnesota state representative Jim Knoblach abruptly ends run amid claims of inappropriate touching from his adult daughterThe Minnesota state representative Jim Knoblach abruptly ended his re-election campaign Friday amid allegations of ...

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It Was a Suspected ‘Birth Tourism’ Site. Then Came Late-Night Screams.

When officers arrived at the house in Queens, they found three infants and two adults had been stabbed by a worker who then cut her own wrist, according to the police.

Trump rallies in Missouri amid concerns over SCOTUS pick

The president is at a rally for Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley, the Republican challenging Sen. Claire McCaskill

#WhyIDidntReport inspires survivors in defiance of Trump

"I never filed a police report and it took me 30 years to tell my parents," the actress Alyssa Milano tweeted.

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Disruptor Alert: These 2 Companies Are Changing the Energy Sector

While some companies in the energy sector are hunkering down, these two stocks are working to change it.

Could underwater walls stop glaciers from melting?

Building walls on the seafloor could prevent glaciers from melting and sea levels rising due to global warming, scientists say.

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Ed Whelan’s Troubles Might Be Just Beginning

He’s playing a dangerous game with the law.

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Could "Blackout" Be Activision's Next Esports League?

Some are already prognosticating that the new battle royale game mode in the "Call of Duty" franchise lays the foundation for Activision's next foray into esports.

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Could Amazon’s “New World” Be the Next Blockbuster MMO?

Can Amazon’s MMO succeed where countless others have failed?

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Trump’s Ex-Lawyer Is Said to Have Proposed Diverting Funds to Manafort and Gates

White House aides warned that such a move could look like an attempt to influence former campaign aides facing charges in the special counsel inquiry.

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As Florence Death Toll Climbs, Families Grapple with Loss of Infants

At least three of the 42 victims of the storm were under the age of two.

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Mariska Hargitay Already Has Her Ideal Ending for Law and Order: SVU's Benson

Mariska Hargitay has spent 19 seasons busting perps as Olivia Benson rose through the ranks from detective to lieutenant on Law & Order: SVU--and ...

Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke face off in first debate

Recent polling shows the race between Cruz and O'Rourke to be relatively close

Texans player fined more than $10,000 by NFL even though he didn’t even suit up in Week 2

Even if you're not playing in an NFL game, you can still get fined

20 best things to do in Kenya

Kenya is known as an awesome safari destination but it's got plenty of attractions besides. From summiting Mt. Kenya to dancing the night away in Nairobi, these are some of the best.

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