The Brief

President Obama Campaigns For Hillary Clinton In Las Vegas Area
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Obama: GOP Is Trump’s Party

As Election Day draws nearer, President Obama is capitalizing on his high approval ratings to ramp up his push for Democrats up and down the ballot—aligning Republicans with the party's rapidly deflating presidential nominee Donald Trump

Migrants with their luggage leave the "Jungle" migrant camp, as part of a major three-day operation planned to clear the camp in Calais, northern France, on Oct. 24, 2016.

Authorities Close the Calais 'Jungle' Camp

French authorities began clearing out the sprawling Calais 'Jungle' camp on Monday, with the first government buses shuttling migrants to accommodation centers leaving the camp in the morning

Joint Forces Battle To Retake Iraqi City Of Mosul From ISIS

ISIS Sets Oil, Sulfur Fires in Battle for Mosul

Some of the oil fires have burned since last summer. On Friday, Islamic State fighters reportedly torched the Mishraq sulfur plant, north of Qayyarah. At least two civilians died from the effects of the gas


How the AT&T-Time Warner Merger Could Hurt Consumers

The deal’s risk to consumers is clear. Following its acquisition of DirecTV, AT&T is the largest pay-TV operator in the US. It is also the second-largest wireless data provider and the third-largest broadband provider. That gives it a lot of control

Tom Hayden Portrait Session And Book Signing At Book Souo

Tom Hayden Famed 1960s Anti-War Activist Dies at 76

Famed '60s anti-war activist Tom Hayden, whose name became forever linked with the celebrated Chicago 7 trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife actress Jane Fonda, has died after a long illness. He was 76 years old, and has left behind a legacy of impassioned progressivism

Crib In Childrens Room

Sleep in Same Room as Your Infant, Docs Urge

Infants should sleep in the same room as their parents for at least the first six months of their life to prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), according to new pediatrics guidelines. But parents should not share the same bed as their baby

Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump Holds Campaign Rally At Regent University In Virginia Beach

A New Low for Trump … in the Polls

Hillary Clinton has jumped into a 12-point lead against rival Donald Trump in a new poll, pushed largely by disapproval of the Republican nominee. The poll, one of many with a large deficit for Trump, shows his support dropping to a new low as Clinton's soars

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Back-to-Back Explosions Hit Japanese City

Two apparent explosions hit the Japanese city of Utsunomiya, killing one person and injuring three others in what police are viewing as a possible suicide. The victim, believed to be a 72-year-old former military officer, may have set his house on fire


China's Xi Jinping Seeks to Enforce Will at Party Meeting

Having punished more than a million Communist Party members for corruption, Chinese President Xi Jinping will use a key meeting to drive home the message that his signature anti-graft campaign is far from over and that his authority remains undiminished