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Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton attends a "Get Out the Vote" campaign rally in Hudson
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Clinton 'Takes Stock'

Hillary Clinton said she plans to “take stock” on her campaign following what is anticipated to be a loss in New Hampshire on Tuesday, though she said she’s “very confident” of her staff. "What can we do better?" Clinton said

Germany Train Crash

4 Killed in Train Crash in Southern Germany

Police say several people have been killed or injured in an early morning train crash in southern Germany. They say two trains were involved in the crash near Bad Aibling, in Bavaria. It was not immediately clear how many people were injured

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg attends a meeting during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 5, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe - RTX1XAUU

Bloomberg Considers a White House Run

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has confirmed he's exploring a run for President in the midst of an unpredictable election season. "I find the level of discourse and discussion distressingly banal and an outrage and an insult to the voters," he said

Apple launches iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s plus sales in Russia

Apple Faces Possible Lawsuit for ‘Error 53’ Problem

Apple may face legal action over the alleged practice of disabling iPhone 6 devices that have been repaired by third parties, with one U.S. law firm investigating a class-action lawsuit. The “Error 53” problem appeared after a software update

A North Korean long-range rocket is launched into the air at the Sohae rocket launch site in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang

North Korea's Satellite Is Tumbling in Orbit

The satellite launched by North Korea is tumbling in its orbit around 300 miles above earth, rendering it useless. But U.S. officials say the failure of the satellite is beside the point, as the same technology can be used to launch a ballistic missile

Syrian Victims Of Torture

U.N. Probe Details Torture and Executions in Syria

U.N. investigators say they have collected evidence of widespread torture and execution of detainees by the regime of Bashar Assad and several antigovernment armed groups fighting in Syria, and that these acts amount to crimes against humanity

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at an Elks Lodge in Salem, NH on Feb. 8, 2016.

Donald Trump's Latest Venture: Retail Politics

Donald Trump normally addresses audiences of thousands from behind a podium, but on the eve of the pivotal New Hampshire primary, he took a foray into the kind of town-hall style retail politics he has so far avoided

Hong Kong Sees Violent Start to Chinese New Year

Violence erupted in Hong Kong after a municipal crackdown on outdoor food vendors rapidly escalated, with enraged protesters clashing with police overnight. Police responded with pepper spray, and reportedly fired warning shots into the air

at the premiere of Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures' "Straight Outta Compton" at the Microsoft Theatre on August 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Zayn Malik's 'Pillowtalk' Debuts at No. 1

Zayn Malik is no stranger to topping the charts, but the U.K. singer hit the No. 1 spot on his own this week with debut single “Pillowtalk.” The sexy slow jam debuted on top the Billboard Hot 100

A memorial for Kayla Mueller in the Yavapai College Performance Hall Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Prescott, Ariz. (AP Photo/The Daily Courier, Les Stukenberg)

ISIS Leader's Widow Charged in Kayla Mueller's Death

The wife of an ISIS leader has been charged in the death of American Kayla Mueller. Iraqi Umm Sayyaf, 25, is accused of supporting ISIS members, including her husband, Abu Sayyaf, in a "conspiracy" that resulted in Mueller's death

Facebook killer sentenced to life in prison

'Facebook Killer' Sentenced to Life in Prison

A 33-year-old Florida man has been sentenced to life behind bars in the 2013 shooting death of his wife. Derek Medina was convicted in November of killing his wife. He was nicknamed the "Facebook Killer" by Miami media outlets

A Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant is seen in Washington, DC, December 22, 2015.

Chipotle Blames Sick Employees for Norovirus Outbreak

Chipotle Mexican Grill says sick employees sparked the Norovirus outbreak that sickened customers and tarnished its reputation. The chain has been working to regain its footing as a reliable fast-casual chain amid a number of health scares