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McCarthy steps aside

Mccarthy drops out of speaker race

What many thought would be a formality turned into chaos on Capitol Hill Thursday.

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Large lizard found in Arizona

Firefighters in Arizona find a 20-pound lizard and call a local reptile rescue.

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Carson: Is Obama 'real black president?'

CNN's Wolf Blitzer asks presidential candidate Ben Carson about a controversial tweet by media mogul Rupert Murdoch.


Clinton on look-alike doll: 'It looks like Trump's hair'

While talking to supporters in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Hillary Clinton was handed a look-alike doll of herself. Clinton said the doll's "hair looks more like "Donald Trump's."

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Republicans to make choice for Speaker

House Republicans vote Thursday to nominate the party's candidate for House Speaker, as John Boehner resigns at the end of the month. The person with the most support from the party's base may run into some opposition from the far-right wing of the GOP.

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Brothel owner makes student loan offer

Bunny Ranch owner and star of HBO's ‘Cathouse,’ Dennis Hof, has offered to match money any employee puts toward paying off a student loan.

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Picture-day sweater tradition hits 3rd generation

Three generations of an Indiana family have worn the same sweater for picture day at the same school.

Girl kills alligator

Girl kills 13-foot gator

A 10-year-old girl kills an 800-pound alligator with her crossbow.

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DA: Detectives 'saved lives' when they shot Ore. shooter

Douglas County District Attorney Rick Wesenberg said two officers saved lives when they fired shots and wounded Oregon community college shooter Chris Harper-Mercer.

Coast Guard to end search

US Coast Guard to suspend search for El Faro

The U.S. Coast Guard plans to call off its search for the missing mariners of the El Faro late Wednesday night after the ship that went missing amid Hurricane Joaquin last week.


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Which presidential candidate's supporters have worst grammar?

A new study by the proofreading app Grammarly reveals varying grammar skills on Facebook among the supporters of the 19 presidential candidates. But whose supporters came out on top and who ranked at the bottom?

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2015 Nobel Prize winners

Winners will be announced all week for the Nobel Prize for achievements in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics and Peace. Here are some of the winners that have been announced.

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2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame finalists

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the 2016 nominees for induction.

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