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'Weird Al' Auto-Tunes the 3rd Presidential Debate

Anyone who grew up in the 1990s has a soft spot in their heart for the musical comedy of "Weird Al" Yankovic. Weird Al and YouTube sensation Schmoyoho, who specialize in auto-tuning just about anything, have teamed up for "Bad Hombres and Nasty Women," a recreation of the third presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

AT&T to Buy Time Warner for $85 Billion

AT&T and Time Warner have agreed to an $85 billion deal -- one of the biggest media tie-ups ever. he move, announced Saturday evening, will help AT&T expand beyond wireless and Internet service into programming. Time Warner is the parent of CNN, TNT, HBO the Warner Bros. Show More Summary

Reuters: Clinton Far Ahead in Electoral College

Hillary Clinton maintained her commanding lead in the race to win the Electoral College and claim the U.S. presidency, according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project results released on Saturday. In the last week, there has been little movement. Show More Summary

Kellyanne: Trump Willing to Do Another Debate

Donald Trump's campaign manager says the GOP presidential nominee is willing to do another debate against Hillary Clinton. "The debates are a very unique opportunity for all of America to see these candidates side by side. And I wish there were more debates," Kellyanne Conway said in an interview with John Catsimatidis on Sunday. Show More Summary

Early Voting Shows Upsurge of Women

For much of his campaign, Donald Trump has done more to repel voting women than he has to win them over. Now mounting evidence suggests they are already punishing him for it at the ballot box. In three crucial battlegrounds -- North Carolina, Florida and Georgia -- women are casting early ballots in disproportionate numbers. Show More Summary

David Duke Qualifies for Louisiana Senate Debate

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has qualified for a televised debate in Louisiana's Senate race after a new poll showed him drawing 5 percent of the vote. Duke, a white supremacist, announced he was running late this summer, saying GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump had inspired him and drawn more followers to his cause. Show More Summary

Brexit Could Create World's Largest Tobacco Company

British American Tobacco has announced its bid to take over US-based tobacco company Reynolds American. Without Brexit, the bid would likely not have been suggested. For multinationals like BAT that receive most of their profit in foreign currencies, the weak pound means business is booming. Show More Summary

Poll: Hillary 50%, Trump 38%

Hillary Clinton has vaulted to a double-digit advantage in the inaugural ABC News 2016 election tracking poll, boosted by broad disapproval of Donald Trump on two controversial issues: His treatment of women and his reluctance to endorse the election's legitimacy. Show More Summary

Nobel Member Calls Dylan Snub 'Arrogant'

Bob Dylan's failure to acknowledge his Nobel Prize in literature is "impolite and arrogant", according to a member of the body that awards it. The 75-year-old singer was named the shock winner of the prize last week. But all efforts by the Swedish Academy to contact him have failed, and he has not acknowledged the win in public. Show More Summary

Chicago Cubs Advance to World Series

For the first time in 71 years, the Chicago Cubs are going to the World Series. A 5-0 victory over Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 earned the Cubs the National League title. "This transcends baseball," said Ryan...Show More Summary

Long Lines in North Carolina Due to Vote Suppression

Early voting kicked off on Thursday in the key swing state of North Carolina, and voters turned out to the polls in droves. Across the state, but especially in the urban centers of Charlotte, Raleigh, Fayetteville, and Winston-Salem, voters waited for hours to cast a ballot. Show More Summary

Hillary Ad Features Gold Star Father Khizr Khan

Hillary Clinton's campaign has unveiled an emotional television ad featuring the parents of a slain Muslim American army captain. The new ad features Pakistani-American Khizr Khan, who Donald Trump assailed after Khan spoke at the Democratic National Convention. Show More Summary

Breitbart Escalates War on Paul Ryan

A right-wing website closely tied to Donald Trump's presidential campaign is taking its war against House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to new levels. Breitbart News on Saturday published as its lead story an article written by Julia Hahn,...Show More Summary

Trump Hotels Ditching Name for New Hotels

Amidst reports that occupancy rates at Trump Hotels have slipped this election season, the company has announced that new brand hotels will no longer bear the Trump name. The newest line of luxury hotels, geared towards millennials, will be called Scion, the company said. Show More Summary

Trump on 10 Accusers: 'Every Woman Lied'

Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct in recent weeks. "Every woman lied when they came forward to hurt my campaign," Trump said during remarks in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. "Total fabrication. Show More Summary

Jill Stein Hospitalized 2 Days for Pneumonia

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was released from an Austin, Texas, hospital Thursday afternoon after a two-day stay for treatment of pneumonia, her campaign said Friday. "Emerging from two days of fabulous hospital care,...Show More Summary

Hillary Shoots for Mandate and Swing-State Sweep

Hillary Clinton entered the final phase of her campaign on Friday, working to ensure a victory that is decisive enough to earn a mandate for her presidency and a surge of voters to help Democrats win congressional races. Emerging from...Show More Summary

Florida Solar Amendment a Trojan Horse

Patrick Altier: Amendment 1, as it is known, purports to insert into the Florida Constitution the right of homeowners to install solar panels on their roof to help reduce the amount of their monthly utility bill. Floridians, like all Americans, have that private property right already. Show More Summary

Why Trumpers Are Susceptible to Conspiracy Theories

Jacob Bronsther, New Republic: Conspiracy theorizing is grounded in America's self-conception as a chosen people. Somewhere along the way, though, America has augmented this moral self-conception to incorporate the ideal that the nation is also destined for -- and indeed deserving of -- greatness and power on Earth, down in the valley below the Hill. Show More Summary

Chemical Plume Sparks Evacuations in Kansas

The plume has dissipated from a chemical spill that spurred dire warnings Friday from officials in Atchison, Kansas. "We don't think there's any kind of threat at this time and we're in the process of issuing an all-clear," City Manager Trey Cocking told reporters. Show More Summary

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