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September 18, 2017

18 People Honored With Carnegie Hero Awards

An Army veteran who fended off a mentally ill man who tried to attack a chess class the veteran was teaching at an Illinois public library is one of 18 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism. The Carnegie... Continue Reading →

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Detroit Lions Beat New York Giants 24-10

So far, so good for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions. Eli Manning and the New York Giants are heading in the opposite direction. Stafford threw for two touchdowns, rookie Jamal Agnew broke the game open with an 88-yard punt... Continue Reading →

Rohingya Muslims Being Wiped Out of Myanmar

For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, they are, quite literally, being wiped off the map. After a series of attacks by Muslim militants last month, security forces and allied... Continue Reading →

Senate Republicans Express Hope for New Push to Repeal Obamacare

Senate Republicans expressed growing hope Monday for a final push to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law, an effort that still faces an uphill climb and just a two-week window to pass. Adding more risk, senators would be in... Continue Reading →

Myanmar’s Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Says Most Rohingya Villages Are Intact & Violence-Free

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is defending her country against international criticism over an exodus of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims by saying most of their villages remain intact, and that it's important to understand why conflict did... Continue Reading →

More Protests Planned in St. Louis for Tuesday

Protesters chanting "free our people" gathered outside the jail in downtown St. Louis for more than two hours Monday night to show solidarity with those who remain behind bars. Police said more than 120 people were arrested during Sunday's protests... Continue Reading →

New Allegations of Sex Abuse Hang Over UN Meeting

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said sexual abuse is a problem that goes beyond peacekeeping missions and plagues the entire United Nations, pledging Monday to root out the problem "once and for all." The leaders of 57 countries joined a group established... Continue Reading →

US President Trump & French President Macron Expected to Take Center Stage at UN

U.S. President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron are expected to take the spotlight at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations - but it's the tough global challenges from the nuclear threat in North Korea... Continue Reading →

3 Arrested During Protest at Georgia Tech for Student Fatally Shot by Campus Police

Three people were arrested Monday night during a protest after a vigil for a Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police, a university spokesman said. Police shot and killed Scout Schultz late Saturday night after the 21-year-old... Continue Reading →

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