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5 candidates and 5 things they need to prove at the debate

Five candidates are meeting tonight under the bright lights of the Las Vegas strip, but it’s up to them to make sure the event isn’t lackluster.

Shelter helping animals rescued from SC floods

A local animal shelter needs donations to so it can continue to help animals from flood-ravaged South Carolina find new homes.

Attorney: Judge to allow document release in church slayings

An attorney says a state judge indicates he will lift a gag order and allow release of some photos and emergency call transcripts in the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church.

Panda gives birth to 2 cubs at Toronto Zoo

The Toronto Zoo says a panda on loan from China has given birth to two cubs.

Paramedic bride leaves own wedding to respond to crash involving family

A Tennessee bride proved she really is on-call 24/7 when she left her wedding to fulfill her duties as a paramedic by responding to a car wreck in the area that involved her own relatives.

Report: Playboy to end publishing fully nude female photos

A new report says Playboy will no longer publish photos of nude women as part of a redesign effort.

Twitter purging 336 workers as new CEO slashes costs

Twitter is laying off 336 employees, signaling CEO Jack Dorsey's resolve to slash costs while the company struggles to make money.

Rain, fall weather expected to lead to more gator sightings

BEAUFORT, SC (AP) -- Recent heavy rains and the arrival of fall weather are expected to mean more alligator sightings in the South Carolina...

Buk missile fired from surface to air system downed MH17

The Dutch Safety Board says Malaysia Airlines flight 17 was downed by a Buk surface-to-air missile as it flew over eastern Ukraine.

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