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Hillary Rodham Clinton
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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

utch Safety Board to release final report on downing of MH17

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

Democrats Ready to Debate

On Tuesday night, millions of debate watchers will finally see the five Democratic presidential candidates’ views contrasted in stark relief on a debate stage in Las Vegas. There is much the candidates agree on but there are some significant differences too

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

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 one attacker were killed

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks to voters at the Heritage Action Presidential Candidate Forum September 18, 2015 in Greenville, South Carolina.

Rand Paul Praises House Conservatives in Speaker Fight

Speaking exclusively to TIME, Sen. Rand Paul said that the 40-member Freedom Caucus reflects frustrations among grassroots conservatives who feel little has changed since Republicans took control of both chambers of Congress

Umpqua Community College

Students Return to College After Oregon Shooting

Hundreds of people lined the road leading to the Oregon community college where a gunman killed nine people, holding signs reading "UCC Strong" as students returned to the scene of the deadliest shooting in state history


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

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush Gives Details on Obamacare Alternative

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush proposed repealing and replacing President Barack Obama's health care law with one that would increase tax credits for individuals, allowing them to buy coverage protection against "high-cost medical events"

Why a Doctors' Group May Allow Screen Time for Babies

The American Academy of Pediatrics is reconsidering its digital exposure guidelines for children for the first time in more than 15 years. The group previously recommended none for toddlers under the age of 2 and a maximum of two hours per day for kids above 2

A USAF C-17 cargo plane flies past durin

U.S. Delivers Ammunition to Syrian Rebels Fighting ISIS

U.S. Air Force C-17 cargo aircraft dropped ammunition in northern Syria Sunday for rebels fighting the militant Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria. But military officials have not confirmed what type of ordnance was sent or who exactly received it

Redskins Giants Football

California ‘Redskins’ Ban a Rare Win for Movement

California’s ban on public schools using the term “Redskins” as a team mascot, which Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Sunday, is the first statewide victory for the movement to get Native American imagery removed from team names