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Democrats in the Spotlight

Hillary Clinton will square off against her rivals Tuesday night in Las Vegas for the first Democratic presidential debate. Can she reclaim her undisputed front-runner status against Bernie Sanders? That and six other things to watch for tonight


Taliban Withdraw From Afghan City of Kunduz

The Taliban said they are withdrawing from Kunduz, a strategic northern Afghanistan city that briefly fell to the insurgents last month, to avoid further civilian casualties. An Afghan official said life there is returning to normal

Planned Parenthood Hearing

Planned Parenthood Won't Take Money for Fetal Tissue

The group said it would no longer accept payments to cover the cost of programs that use fetal tissue for research, in response to a series of videos that spurred a conservative campaign to withdraw federal funding from the group

Playboy Enterprises Inc. In Talks To Sell

Playboy to Stop Publishing Naked Pictures

The lifestyle magazine that, for more than six decades, has both cornered and revolutionized the American market for prurience will stop publishing the photographs of nude women that made it famous

Reconstructed wreckage of the MH17 airplane is seen after the presentation of the final report into the crash of July 2014 of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, in Gilze Rijen, the Netherlands

Flight MH17 Downed By Russian Missile

The Dutch investigators said the missile exploded less than a yard from the MH17 cockpit, killing three crew in the cockpit and breaking off the front of the plane. The aircraft broke up in the air and crashed over a large area controlled by rebel separatists


What Race Has to Do With Breast Cancer

Researchers provide the most detailed look yet at why minority women tend to fare worse with breast cancer, and while biology and genetics certainly play a role, scientists have found some other factors that are just as important

Numerous Stabbings Throughout Jerusalem As The Violence Escalates

Death Toll Mounts After New Jerusalem Attacks

A pair of Palestinian men began shot and stabbed passengers on a bus, while another assailant rammed a car into a bus stop before stabbing bystanders, in attacks that escalated a monthlong wave of violence. Three Israelis and two attackers were killed

Comic-Con International 2015 Instant Views

Jennifer Lawrence Blames Self for Earning Less Than Men

"I failed as a negotiator because I gave up early. I didn't want to keep fighting over millions of dollars that frankly, due to two franchises, I don't need," the actress wrote on Tuesday. But Lawrence says she's done worrying about what men think about her approach

Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit - Day 2

Twitter Is Laying Off More Than 300 Workers

Twitter announced that it's laying off more than 300 employees, representing about 8% of the company's workforce. The move comes shortly after Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey was named permanent CEO. Read his letter to those he's laying off

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton Takes On Fiorina

In an exclusive interview with TIME, Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton says Republican rival Carly Fiorina should not be judged any differently just because she is the only woman candidate in the Republican presidential race

Tracy Morgan

Tracy Morgan Does Stand-Up for First Time Since Accident

For the first time since the serious car crash that temporarily put him in a coma in 2014, Tracy Morgan appeared at the Comedy Cellar to perform stand-up. "Picking up the pieces!" he tweeted, along with a picture from the appearance


Hunter Survives 6 Days Without Water By Eating Ants

A 62-year-old recreational hunter lost in a hot and arid region of the Australian Outback survived without water for six days by eating ants. Reg Foggerdy left a car driven by his brother in pursuit of a camel