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US-backed forces take over ISIS home base in Raqqa

Symbolic blow to terror group in Syria.

Former fan takes 'Boycott the Jags and the NFL…

Terry Smiley has had enough of the anthem protests.

New fires break out in California as wine country…

As fire crews gain on wildfires burning for more than a week in Northern California's wine country, new fires broke out in other parts of the state, including northeast of Los Angeles

Bergdahl guilty pleas leave room for drama at…

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's guilty pleas on charges of endangering comrades in Afghanistan have set up a dramatic sentencing hearing later this month that could land him in prison for life.

Rape allegation makes Muslim teen's death a…

An already disturbing case about a 17-year-old Muslim girl killed as she walked to her mosque took another unsettling turn after an indictment alleged the victim was raped as well

EU: 1 million refugees in Turkey receive cash assistance

European Union officials say a EU-funded project that provides cash assistance to the most vulnerable refugee families in Turkey has reached 1 million beneficiaries a year after its launch

Delaware indicts 18 inmates in deadly prison riot

Eighteen people have been indicted in a deadly inmate riot and hostage taking at a Delaware prison

KRACK security flaw affects virtually every…

The biggest stories in tech include a flaw in a Wi-Fi security protocol that makes countless devices vulnerable and Nintendo reportedly looking to expand what kind of games you can play on the Switch.

The poison killing farmers in India

Thirty farmers die from inhaling pesticide while spraying crops in the western state of Maharashtra.

The New York Times - Detecting a Kilonova…

From The New York Times: For the first time, astronomers have seen and heard a pair of neutron stars collide in a crucible of cosmic alchemy.By: By DENNIS OVERBYE, JONATHAN CORUM and JASON DRAKEFORD. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2kSFdSH

Propaganda and Censorship Reach Fever Pitch on…

Gun-toting grandmas immersed in war-simulation videogames maybe the oddest sight at the Five Years On exhibition, currently underway at Beijing’s National Exhibition Hall.

New wave of Dems look to reverse tide for party

NBC News' Chris Jansing travels to the state of Virginia to meet with Kellen Squire and Jennifer Carroll Foy, two Democrats in the state running to reverse the losing trend for Democrats.

Matthews: Trump never takes responsibility

Today in the Rose Garden, the president blamed all the failures on the Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, none of it on himself. He accused the major press of putting out "fake news."

Harvey Weinstein Accusations: Will it Lead to a…

As Hollywood deals with the fallout from allegations of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein, Kim Strassel, Heather McGee and Kasie Hunt discuss the implications for campuses and the halls of Congress.

Ariana Grande Responds to her Tiny Stool Photo…

Ariana Grande became a meme and instead of ignoring it, she laughed with her fans. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

Trump: Drug czar nominee pulls his name from…

President Donald Trump says the Pennsylvania congressman he chose to be the nation's drug czar is withdrawing from consideration

Indictment: Fugitive Kentucky lawyer had help in his escape

A federal indictment claims a fugitive Kentucky lawyer involved in a Social Security fraud case had help in the escape plot he hatched a year before his disappearance

Could a Chinese offer delay Saudi Aramco's ipo?

China is offering to buy up to 5 percent of Saudi Aramco directly, sources say, a move that could give Saudi Arabia the flexibility to consider various options for its plan to float the world's biggest oil producer on the stock market. Sonia Legg reports

US homebuilder sentiment rises in October

U.S. homebuilders are feeling better about their sales prospects than they have in months, despite a recent slowdown in sales of new homes and the likelihood of higher labor and materials costs following hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Securities officials probing S. Carolina nuke plant fiasco

Securities regulators are investigating the failure of a nuclear reactor construction project in South Carolina

The EU Just Hit North Korea With More Sanctions…

The country's faced U.N. sanctions since 2006, and it's unclear if the latest measures will slow down its nuclear program.

Self-driving cars could ease traffic, but…

A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl