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Mary Landrieu's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 4:18pm
It’s been a tough week for Sen. Mary Landrieu. If it wasn’t bad enough that the three-term Louisiana Democrat was already considered one of the most vulnerable Democrats in the 2014 midterms – whose seat could determine control of the Senate – this week, Landrieu’s re-election bid was rocked by turbulence over a private jet scandal and the announcement that her leading opponent now has more money to spend in the campaign. GOP challenger Rep. Bill Cassidy’s campaign announced Thursday that he had pulled ahead of Landrieu with $5.6 million cash on hand, according to new FEC filing posted for Landrieu and Cassidy. That’s compared to Landrieu’s $5.5 million.

Slain Teen's Family 'Beyond Outrage' Over Robbery Report

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 4:05pm
The Ferguson police department released reports today that said teenager Michael Brown was the "prime suspect" in a store robbery that occurred minutes before he was shot, a release the Brown family said was "intended to assassinate the character" of the slain teen.

Judge Denies Jodi Arias Attorney's Effort to Quit

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 3:56pm
Judge denies attorney's effort to quit case, setting stage for Jodi Arias to represent herself

Is 'The Expendables 3' All Brawn?

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 3:46pm
Get the details of the action film starring Mel Gibson and Sylvester Stallone.

The Thorn in Andrew Cuomo's Side: 10 Questions With Zephyr Teachout

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 3:29pm
Law professor worked for Howard Dean’s 2004 presidential campaign.

Why Joseph Gordon Levitt 'Absolutely' Calls Himself a Feminist

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 3:28pm
Joseph Gordon-Levitt's parents taught him about the history of feminism at a young age.

Restaurant's Toxic Tea Leaves Woman in Critical Condition

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 3:08pm
A woman is in critical condition after taking a simple sip of toxic iced tea at a Utah restaurant.

American Doctor With Ebola Is 'Recovering in Every Way'

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 3:00pm
An American doctor who contracted Ebola said he’s “continuing to heal� in an isolation ward at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.

What's Happening Now in the Ebola Outbreak

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:59pm
The death toll from the Ebola outbreak spreading through Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia has grown to 1,145 – a number considered to be a vast underestimate of virus’s true impact.

Last Scream for California's Colossus Coaster

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:58pm
No longer biggest or baddest, Southern California's Colossus coaster has its curtain call

Girl With Rare Disorder Has One Birthday Wish

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:57pm
Ali Najera is turning 10 next month, and it’s a birthday that calls for a big celebration. Diagnosed at age 8 with a rare neurological disorder, making it to 10 years old is a gift in itself for this Texas girl, and Ali wants one thing to mark the occasion.

3 Killed in Egypt as Islamists Protest

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:56pm
3 killed in Egypt as supporters of ousted Islamist president protest

Court: Silence Can Be Used Against Suspects

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:56pm
California Supreme Court rules that suspect's silence may be used against him in court

Mexico Fines Chinese Trade Center $555,000

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:54pm
Mexico fines Chinese trade center $555,000 for environmental violations

Meet The Cop Who's Helping Ferguson Heal

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:53pm
Captain Ron Johnson was tasked with maintaining safety Thursday afternoon as the city headed into their fifth day of protests following the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

Sen. Ron Wyden Calls for Surveillance Policy Shift

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:53pm
Wyden calls for constitutional protection for electronic records that go through third party

Marine Who Urinated on Corpses in Afghanistan Dies

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:41pm
Marine who urinated on corpses of Taliban fighters dies at his North Carolina home

Is 'The Giver' as Good as The Original Book?

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:25pm
Get all the details of the new film starring Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep.

Police Release Name of Officer in Fatal Ferguson Shooting

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:19pm
Police in Ferguson, Missouri, released the name today of the officer who shot and killed an unarmed teen -- a shooting that sparked days of clashes in the streets of the St. Louis suburb.

Fewer Than 8,000 Voters Will Determine the Hawaii Senate Race

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:12pm
It’s likely the Democratic Senate brawl in Hawaii is getting closer to its end, with a result coming as soon as today for the Aloha State. It all comes down to fewer than 8,000 voters who will finally decide the fate of incumbent Sen. Brian...