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Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 07:48 AM EDT

Race Tightens as Trump Chips Away at Clinton's Lead

Race Tightens as Trump Chips Away at Clinton's Lead

Hillary Clinton's national lead over Donald Trump has narrowed to 6 points, according to the latest NBC News|Survey Monkey Tracking Poll. Clinton now has 48 support and Trump 42 percent, according to the poll of...

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Rubio Wins GOP Nomination to Seek 2nd Term

Rubio Wins GOP Nomination to Seek 2nd Term

Sen. Marco Rubio has earned the support of Florida's Republican voters to seek a second term, a decision he made at the last minute after his failed presidential bid. Rubio beat millionaire developer Carlos...

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 06:07 AM EDT

France Criticizes Turkish Military Intervention in Syria

France Criticizes Turkish Military Intervention in Syria

French President Francois Hollande has criticized Turkey's "contradictory" military intervention in Syria and warned Russia not to become a "protagonist" in the war. Hollande, in a diplomatic speech Tuesday...

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 05:46 AM EDT

County Considers Cannabis Cultivation on Agricultural Land

County Considers Cannabis Cultivation on Agricultural Land

The Frederick County Council is considering a disputed proposal to allow medical marijuana cultivation on land zoned for agriculture.

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 06:57 AM EDT

Longtime Aide Huma Abedin Like 'Second Daughter' to Clinton

Longtime Aide Huma Abedin Like 'Second Daughter' to Clinton

Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin has won plaudits for her campaign instincts, her deep-rooted loyalty and her glamorous personal style. But she has been thrust into the spotlight for another attribute —...

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 06:57 AM EDT

Brazil's President Proclaims Innocence at Impeachment Trial

Brazil's President Proclaims Innocence at Impeachment Trial

In a 14-hour session that was less electric than expected, Brazil's suspended president proclaimed her innocence at her impeachment trial Monday, branding her vice president a "usurper," calling the drive...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 09:56 PM EDT

Clinton Proposes Plan to Address Mental Health Treatment

Clinton Proposes Plan to Address Mental Health Treatment

Hillary Clinton rolled out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness, pointing to the need to fully integrate mental health services into the nation's health care

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 08:28 PM EDT

Fact Check: US Sen. John McCain's Life Expectancy

Fact Check: US Sen. John McCain's Life Expectancy

Sen. John McCain’s primary opponent implied that if re-elected, McCain may not live long enough to fulfill another six-year term. Actually, the odds are in his favor.

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 12:20 AM EDT

Huma Abedin Announces Separation From Anthony Weiner

Huma Abedin Announces Separation From Anthony Weiner

Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin announced Monday that she was separating from her husband, former congressman and onetime New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner. "After long and painful consideration...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 12:32 PM EDT

Trump Ad Credits Tax Plan He Doesn't Support

Trump Ad Credits Tax Plan He Doesn't Support

Donald Trump's new $10 million TV ad cites two contradictory tax plans — one that Trump has explicitly ruled out and another that he has yet to endorse — raising more questions about what policies the GOP...

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