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McLaughlin's provocative political talk shows anticipated the current TV verbal battleground. He knew he was breaking the traditional mold of political talk shows as forums for polite disagreement.
Aug. 16, 2016
Brothers Gary and Paul O'Donovan took silver in rowing, Ireland's first ever medal in the sport. But they set a new Olympic standard for the best post-competition interview.
Aug. 16, 2016
Lanier, after 26 years as a police officer, will oversee all aspects of security for the league.
Aug. 16, 2016
Caster Semenya, the favorite in the women's 800 meters, is controversial. The South African runner is widely believed to be intersex, with testosterone levels much higher than other female athletes'.
Aug. 16, 2016
Federal officials are expanding a disaster declaration to include more areas inundated by floodwaters. At least 40,000 homes have been damaged by floods since Friday.
Aug. 16, 2016
Russia is racing to build a bridge to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula it annexed in 2014. The strategically vital project is beset by charges of near-slave labor for workers and engineering concerns.
Aug. 16, 2016
Fulfilling a demand from Republicans in Congress, the FBI has shared documents about its closed investigation of Hillary Clinton's private email server. Some worry the move sets a bad precedent.
Aug. 16, 2016
A special court in Sacramento, Calif., aims to keep families together by getting treatment for parents who have substance abuse problems, instead of sending off their kids to foster care.
Aug. 16, 2016
Kathleen Kane, once a rising star in the Democratic Party, was convicted on charges that she leaked grand jury information to target a political rival and then lied about it under oath.
Aug. 16, 2016
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio told the Miami Herald editorial board he has "stood by everything I ever said" during his presidential campaign.
Aug. 16, 2016
Simone Biles and Aly Raisman compete against each other and six other elite gymnasts in the floor exercise at Rio's Summer Olympics, with Biles trying for her fourth gold medal of these games.
Aug. 16, 2016
The Republican nominee is set to get his first classified intelligence briefing tomorrow, and he is expected to bring Chris Christie.
Aug. 16, 2016
Around the world, A's, B's and O's are disappearing from signs. It's all part of a public awareness campaign spearheaded by the U.K.'s National Health Service.
Aug. 16, 2016
Cyclist Kristin Armstrong, who won Olympic gold at age 42, is one of many athletes saying that high-level sports aren't just for the young. And scientists say exercise reduces aging's toll for us all.
Aug. 16, 2016
Those watching today's fight included boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. His victory assures America's Shakur Stevenson of no worse than a bronze medal.
Aug. 16, 2016
The family will receive more than $4 million from the city. Gurley was killed in 2014 by rookie Officer Peter Liang, who was later convicted of criminally negligent homicide and fired from the NYPD.
Aug. 16, 2016
The exit of insurers from exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act represents a fresh challenge to the viability of the president's signature health care law.
Aug. 16, 2016
That's not true, of course, and interesting coming from the man who was mayor of New York on 9/11.
Aug. 16, 2016
It's the largest single release of Guantanamo detainees since President Barack Obama took office. The population of the military prison in Cuba is now down to 61.
Aug. 16, 2016
Ansel Adams' poached eggs. William Eggleston's cheese grits casserole. Four decades after being hidden away in a museum, a collection of images and recipes from famed artists finally sees the light.
Aug. 16, 2016

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