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Apple Inc. Reveals Bigger-Screen iPhones Alongside Wearables

Apple Pay Starts Today

Apple's new e-wallet feature is set to launch today, and here's why it might be the company's most challenging endeavor to date

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Manning Breaks TD Record

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning threw his 509th touchdown pass on Sunday night and broke the record set by Brett Favre

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U.S. Airdrops Resupply Kurdish Fighters Battling ISIS

U.S. aircraft delivered weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces in the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani who have been battling fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria for more than a month

Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge And Prince Harry Visit Tower Of London's Ceramic Poppy Field

Will and Kate Announce Due Date for Royal Baby No. 2

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge confirmed Monday that their second baby is due in April — the first time they've offered a month for the royal birth. The couple's second baby will join older sibling, Prince George, who was born in July 2013

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Rioting Keene State Students May Be Expelled

New Hampshire’s Keene State College will take serious action against students who participated in recent riots. College authorities were “actively working to identify the individuals who participated in unlawful behavior,” says college president Anne Huot

The Late Show With David Letterman Resumes Filming

Letterman Cue-Card Holder Canned After Writer Altercation

A former cue-card holder for CBS' Late Show with David Letterman said he lost his job after grabbing a co-worker by the shirt on Oct. 9. Tony Mendez said the outburst was "coming for a long time" but "I know I shouldn't have put my hands on him"

Handout of 18-year old University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham

Possible Break in University of Virginia Case

Police may have found the body of Hannah Graham, the University of Virginia student who has been missing for several weeks. Charlottesville police announced on Saturday that a body had been discovered at an abandoned property, but an official identification is pending

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Supreme Court Okays Texas Voter-ID Law

The Supreme Court decided that Texas can enforce its controversial voter-identification law in November's midterm elections, despite recently blocking similar laws in other states. The law's supporters believe it will reduce voter fraud

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Serena Williams Blasts Official's 'Sexist' Remarks

Tennis star Serena Williams commended on Sunday the Women's Tennis Association for disciplining the head of the Russian Tennis Federation, Shamil Tarpischev, for his "sexist as well as racist" remarks on a Russian television program

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Leo DiCaprio Teams With Netflix on New Documentary

The actor is teaming up with streaming giant Netflix to serve as executive producer of Virunga, a documentary directed by Orlando von Einsiedel that looks at gorilla preservation in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park

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'External Forces' Aiding Protest, Says Hong Kong Chief

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Leung Chun-ying has accused the city’s pro-democracy Occupy Hong Kong movement of being aided by foreign elements, echoing the Chinese government’s attitude toward the demonstrations that are now entering their fourth week