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WATCH: On Georgia Dome's Final Day, Atlanta Bids Farewell With A Bam

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

The stadium, which has been around since 1992 and played host to the 1996 Olympic Games, saw its final hours Monday morning. Watch the storied building come down in a planned implosion.

Top Stories: Charles Manson Dies; Kenya's Supreme Court Upholds Election

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

Also: Zimbabwe's leader ignores a call to resign; an Argentine submarine is still missing; and actor Jeffrey Tambor may leave 'Transparent' over sexual harassment allegations.

Jana Novotná, 'Acrobatic Athlete' Who Won 17 Grand Slams, Dies At 49

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

The Czech star won the singles Wimbledon title, 16 doubles Grand Slams and three Olympic medals. The Women's Tennis Association said the Hall of Famer died Sunday "after a long battle with cancer."

Kenya's Supreme Court Affirms Re-Election Of Uhuru Kenyatta

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

A six-judge panel unanimously dismissed a pair of petitions challenging the Oct. 26 vote that was boycotted by the opposition led by rival Raila Odinga.

Future Of Germany's Merkel In Doubt As Coalition Talks Collapse

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

Meetings in the wake of September's election have left the German chancellor empty-handed. Without a deal, her government could collapse, with Germany potentially forced into new elections.

Bad Weather Hampers Search For Missing Argentine Submarine

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

The ARA San Juan disappeared last week off the coast of Patagonia. Argentine officials say that they can't confirm that satellite signals received over the weekend came from the sub.

Charles Manson, Cult Leader Of Brutal 1969 Murders, Dies At 83

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

The murders of actress Sharon Tate and six other people in a span of two nights gave Manson a unique and infamous position in the American cultural imagination.

Jeffrey Tambor May Be Leaving 'Transparent' Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

"I don't see how I can return," said the star of the hit show. As Amazon investigates the two allegations, both of which he denies, no official decision has been made by either Tambor or the network.

SNL Skewers Alum Al Franken, Trump Sons

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

"I know this photo looks bad. But, remember, it also is bad," said Weekend Update anchor Colin Jost of the image appearing to show Franken groping a sleeping woman.

Deadly Violence Spirals In Nairobi Ahead Of Court Ruling On Presidential Win

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

At least four people were killed overnight into Sunday in what the opposition leader, Raila Odinga, called "state-sponsored thuggery."

No Word From Zimbabwe's Mugabe As Deadline For His Resignation Passes

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

The ruling ZANU-PF party, once a stalwart of the 93-year-old leader, voted to remove him, but Mugabe appears defiant as a Monday deadline for him to quit has come and gone.

Oversight Groups Have Repeatedly Identified Flaws In Military Crime Reporting

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

The Air Force failed to report the Texas shooter's criminal history to the FBI, which would have blocked his gun purchases. But concerns over military crime reporting have been raised for years.

Women Testify Against Mexican Police For Sexual Torture In International Court

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

In 2006, police sexually abused and beat women following a confrontation between protesters and state forces. Eleven years later, the Women of Atenco have taken the case to an international court.

AC/DC Cofounder And Guitarist Malcolm Young Dies, Age 64

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Malcolm Young, who founded one of the world's most enduringly popular hard-rock bands with his brother Angus, died Saturday. He had left the group in 2010 due to dementia.

Azzedine Alaia, French Fashion Designer Known As The 'King Of Cling,' Dies

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

The Tunisian-born designer was known for his body-hugging designs that were sculpted to celebrate the female form. In the 1980s, stars such as Madonna and Naomi Campbell popularized his fashions.

Palestinians Threaten To Suspend Talks If U.S. Closes PLO Mission

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

The U.S. says the Palestinian diplomatic mission in Washington, D.C., must close. It says the Palestinians violated U.S. law by calling for Israel to be prosecuted by the International Criminal Court.

Thousands March Through Zimbabwe's Capital To Urge Mugabe To Step Down

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Giddy Zimbabweans gathered in Harare on Saturday to celebrate what may be the end of President Robert Mugabe's rule. Mugabe has been on house arrest since a military takeover earlier this week.

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Meets Macron In Paris

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

He has been at the center of concern that he was being detained. He announced from Riyadh on Nov. 4 that he was resigning.

Chief Of Puerto Rico's Power Authority Resigns Under Fire

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

A continuing controversy over a $300 million contract with a small Montana electrical firm to restore power in Puerto Rico was one of many "distractions," says the island's governor.

FAA Approves Drone As 'Cell Phone Tower In The Sky' For Puerto Rico

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

The aircraft is called the Flying COW, for Cell on Wings. Developed by AT&T, it can provide voice, data and Internet service for 40 square miles and up to 8,000 people at a time.

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