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Court Upholds Right to Take Ballot Selfie

Voters in New Hampshire can share photos of their ballots in this year's general election, thanks to a federal appeals court ruling many are heralding as a victory for free speech. The First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston struck...Show More Summary

Trump, Allies Continue Attacks on Beauty Queen

Donald Trump and his allies are refusing to let up on their attacks on former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, who Trump called "Miss Piggy" and "Miss Housekeeping" when she held the crown and repeatedly insulted her over her weight. During...Show More Summary

Wisconsin Requires Photo IDs, Won't Issue Them

Nine percent of registered voters in Wisconsin don't have a valid voter ID and many are still struggling to get the documents they need to vote in November. It appears that Wisconsin is violating multiple court orders by not promptly giving eligible citizens free IDs or certificates for voting. Show More Summary

Hillary Leads in Battlegrounds, Big Debate Winner

New Public Policy Polling surveys in Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia, conducted on behalf of VoteVets Action Fund, find Hillary Clinton leading in each state. Voters in all five states see Hillary Clinton...Show More Summary

Will: Trump's Rise Reflects Conservatism's Decay

George Will: Looking on the bright side, perhaps this election can teach conservatives to look on the dark side. They need a talent for pessimism, recognizing the signs that whatever remains of American exceptionalism does not immunize this nation from decay, to which all regimes are susceptible. Show More Summary

Obama Kept His Promises to Native Americans

No one payed much attention when candidate Barack Obama made some promises to Native Americans back in 2008. Obama said he would host an annual White House Tribal Nations Conference in order to give Native Americans a seat at the table, and he said this: "We're going to end nearly a century of mismanagement of Indian trusts. Show More Summary

Train Crashes Into Station in Hoboken

A New Jersey Transit train crashed into the Hoboken station Thursday morning, causing injuries to 100 people and claiming the lives of at least three people. Photos from the scene show a roof collapse and debris scattered where the Pascack Valley Line train collided with the building. Show More Summary

Alec Baldwin Joins SNL as Donald Trump

Saturday Night Live has found its Donald Trump: 16-time host Alec Baldwin. He will debut as Trump for the show's season premiere on Saturday. Kate McKinnon, who won an Emmy for best supporting actress in a comedy for her work on the show, will return in her role as Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary

Teen Caught Driving 146 mph on Interstate 95

An 18-year-old driver in Maine was allegedly clocked going 146 mph on Interstate 95 Wednesday afternoon in Pittsfield. The trooper who stopped Tyler Barrows, Lt. Bruce Scott, heads up the state's traffic safety division. He said it's the fastest he's ever clocked someone driving. Show More Summary

I Sold Trump $100,000 of Pianos, Then He Stiffed Me

J. Michael Diehl: At Monday night's debate, Donald Trump was called out for stiffing the people who work for him. Trump has been accused of failing to pay hundreds of contractors. And so far, he hasn't seemed very sorry. When asked about...Show More Summary

Russia Implicated in Downing of Malaysia Flight 17

An investigation has concluded that the surface-to-air missile system used on a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane over Ukraine two years ago, costing 298 lives, was trucked in from Russia at the request of Russian-backed separatists and returned to Russia the same night. Show More Summary

One Life to Live Creator Agnes Nixon Dies

Agnes Nixon, a writer who brought years of drama to daytime TV as the creator of All My Children and One Life to Live, has died of complications from Parkinson's disease and a recent stroke. She was 93. Nixon got her start in soaps writing for Search for Tomorrow in 1951. Show More Summary

Gary Johnson Can't Name a World Leader He Admires

On a live town hall event on MSNBC Wednesday night, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson had another "Aleppo moment." He was asked by host Chris Matthews to name the world leader he most admires and couldn't come up with a single name, finally answering "former president of Mexico" without naming the person. Show More Summary

Trump Scolds Allies for Saying He Struggled in Debate

Donald Trump is angry that his aides and advisers have conceded to reporters -- largely without attribution -- that the Republican nominee struggled in his first presidential debate. In a conference call with surrogates Wednesday afternoon,...Show More Summary

Congress Overrides Obama's Veto of Sue-Saudi Bill

The Senate voted Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow victims and families of 9/11 to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in the terrorist attack 15 years ago. The 97-1 Senate vote easily surpassed the 67 votes required to override a presidential veto. Show More Summary

Poll: Hillary Won Debate Over Trump, 49% to 26%

Hillary Clinton won Monday's showdown with Donald Trump at Hofstra University, according the results of a Politico/Morning Consult poll released Wednesday. Nearly half of the likely voters (49 percent) surveyed declared Clinton the victor in Monday's presidential debate, the first of three in the run-up to November. Show More Summary

Live: Bernie Rally with Hillary

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are rallying together in New Hampshire on Wednesday beginning at at 2:15 p.m. EST, taking the stage at the University of New Hampshire in Durham to talk about college affordability. Sanders, a Vermont...Show More Summary

Senate Overrides Obama's Veto of Sue-Saudi Bill

The Senate voted Wednesday to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow victims and families of 9/11 to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in the terrorist attack 15 years ago. The 97-1 vote easily surpassed the 67 votes required to override a presidential veto. Show More Summary

Alicia Machado: Trump's Insults Gave Me Eating Disorder

Hillary Clinton brought up former Miss Universe winner Alicia Machado in her debate against Donald Trump on Monday night, then released an ad with Machado talking about how Trump's insults and comments about her weight humiliated and shamed her. Show More Summary

Gerson: Out of His Depth, Trump Clings to Deception

Michael Gerson, Washington Post: It is not surprising that [Donald] Trump inhabits his own factual universe, in which truth is determined by usefulness and lies become credible through repetition. What made the first presidential debate extraordinary -- really unprecedented -- was not the charges that Trump denied, but the ones he confirmed. Show More Summary

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