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Pepsi Pops Low-Calorie Soda

PepsiCo unveiled a new low-calorie soda called Pepsi True, which has 40% less calories. Soda giants have pledged to reduce calorie consumption

The death chamber at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, in 2005.

States Shield Injection Firms

Ohio's attorney general proposed shielding the identity of companies who provide drugs for execution, following the lead of other states

Nancy Pelosi Holds Weekly Press Conference At The Capitol

Pelosi Says Secret Service Director Should Resign

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelsoi said Wednesday that Secret Service Director Julia Pierson should resign, a sharp rebuke from one of the top Democrats in Congress after a White House fence jumper made it inside the President's home last night

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FCC Could Punish Broadcasters Who Say ‘Redskins’

The Federal Communications Commission will consider punishing broadcasters for using the Washington Redskins' nickname on air, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler said. A legal activist petitioned the FCC to revoke a Washington radio station's broadcast license due to its repeated use of the nickname

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Zombieland Is Getting a Sequel

Zombieland has returned from the dead: The 2009 action-comedy is getting a sequel. Sony Pictures has hired Dave Callahan (The Expendables) to pen the script, and Ruben Fleischer will return as director

A protester holds up a placard which reads "Peace is our greatest weapon", outside the venue of the official flag-raising ceremony for celebrations of China's National Day, in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Protests Overshadow Chinese National Day

Chaotic scenes stole the show from Chinese National Day celebrations in Hong Kong, as thousands of pro-democracy activists set up camp. Protesters in jeans and sneakers, many of whom had been on the streets all night, heckled a city parade

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2014 Has Become the 'Gotcha' Election

Many of the country's most important races have been dominated by an emphasis on petty issues and an absence of substantive policy debates—and in an election about nothing, one of the dark arts of campaign combat, opposition research, has taken center stage

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin listens during the presentation of France's 2015 draft budget on October 1, 2014 at the Economy Ministry in Paris.

France Revolts Against German Austerity With New Budget

The French government set out new budget plans on Wednesday, baldly stating that its deficit will be a lot wider over the period than it promised its Eurozone partners—in a showdown with Germany that has been coming for a while

A businessman walks past an electric display showing closing information of Tokyo's Nikkei Stock Average in Tokyo, Sept. 19, 2014.

'Fat Finger' Blamed for Canceled Japan Stock Orders

Over $600 billion worth of stock on the Japanese market—including large stakes in Canon, Honda, and Sony—was ordered and then abruptly canceled Wednesday before they could be executed, possibly the result of a so-called "fat finger" error, or accidental order

BESTPIX US And Arab Allies Launch Airstrikes Against ISIL In Syria

The Cost of War Against ISIS Nears $1 Billion

U.S. military operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) have cost up to $930 million as of Sept. 24, according to a report released Monday. That figure is set to rise as the Pentagon's air campaign broadens

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Pentagon Dispatches Troops to Africa to Tackle Ebola

The Pentagon said Tuesday that it will soon have about 1,600 troops in West Africa dealing with the spread of Ebola. U.S. troops will not be tending to those infected with the disease, but will be “trained on personal protective equipment"