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Houston Strip Mall Shooting Leaves 9 Injured, Suspect Dead

U.S. news<p>At least nine people were injured when a gunman wearing an old military uniform and armed with thousands of rounds of ammunition opened fire in Houston on Monday morning, officials said.<p>Police were also seen removing what appeared to be an item with Swastika on it from the suspect's …

Teen Survives Great White Shark Attack in Australia

A 17-year-old surfer in Australia survived an attack from what appeared to be a great white shark on Monday.<p>The teen was surfing off a beach in …

Charlotte Mayor Lifts Citywide Curfew After Peaceful Protests

U.S. news<p>After a weekend of peaceful protests and demonstrations over the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott, Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts lifted the citywide curfew Sunday evening.<p>Roberts and the chairman of the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, Trevor M. Fuller, released a joint …

Carolina Panthers

Houston gunman's rampage ends with suspect dead

A disgruntled Houston lawyer on a pre-dawn shooting rampage wounded nine people Monday before he was fatally shot by police officers responding to the chaotic scene, police said.<p>Acting Police Chief Martha Montalvo said one victim was critically wounded and five others required hospitalization after …

Arnold Palmer: A Life in Pictures

Colorado

Google's self-driving car in broadside collision after other car jumps red light

Autonomous Lexus SUV could not prevent accident that caved in front and rear passenger-side doors, setting off airbags and forcing it to be towed away<p>One of Google’s self-driving cars was involved in one of the worst autonomous vehicle accident yet, when a driver ran a red light and collided with …

11 Arnold Palmer Quotes on Winning

The golf legend who passed away this Sunday was not only successful; he was inspirational as well.<p>Arnold Daniel Palmer, the pro golfing legend, passed away on September 25, 2016 at the age of 87. Regarded as one of the greatest players professional golf has ever seen, he won a tremendous number of …

Police: Mall shooting suspect confessed, shot 5 in 1 minute

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — The suspect accused of killing five people at a Macy's department store confessed to police, court documents said, but his …

Iowa city hit with evacuation as flooding worsens

<b>(CNN) —</b> Swollen rivers and creeks have prompted evacuations and curfews in parts of Iowa and Wisconsin as flooding threatens thousands of people with loss of property and possibly life.<p>The city most immediately threatened is Cedar Rapids in eastern Iowa, where more than 10,000 people have been …

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How Lester Holt handled the first big fact-check moment of the presidential debate

By Callum Borchers<p>Callum Borchers<p>Reporter who covered the intersection of politics and media<p>Bio Follow<p>The big debate before the big debate was about whether moderator Lester Holt ought to fact-check Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on the spot or simply ask questions and keep time. Once the …

Stop And Frisk

Refugees Say Right-Wing California Sheriff Intimidated Them at Gunpoint

The plainclothes officer was on Dollarsai Yurgh’s property with an assault rifle to “audit the vote,” he said. But the scene looked more like a …

Voter Fraud

The First Presidential Debate In 100 Words (And 6 Videos)

The first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was a contentious affair with the presidential candidates clashing on the economy, taxes and terrorism. With discipline, Clinton pushed Trump's buttons, attacking his business practices, accusing him of not paying his …

Samsung Galaxy Burn Issues Continue: S7 Edge Explodes In The Philippines, Note 2 Ignites In Indian Flight

Samsung Galaxy burn issues continue to emerge in different parts of the world as a Galaxy S7 Edge burns up in the Philippines and a Note 2 ignites …

Galaxy Note

Ryan pushes sentencing reform in face of skeptical GOP

House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing a major obstacle in his months-long quest to pass criminal justice reform: unenthused House Republicans still skittish about looking soft on crime.<p>The Wisconsin Republican for weeks has repeated his personal desire to move a bipartisan package that would include …

Court document: Black man killed by cop had threatened wife

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The black man killed by Charlotte police had a restraining order filed against him a year ago when he threatened to kill his …

Thousands of Saudi Women Are Calling for the End of Male Guardianship

A growing protest movement is looking to loosen the tight restrictions faced by women in deeply conservative Saudi Arabia. An online petition calling …

Fact-checking the first Clinton-Trump presidential debate

By Glenn Kessler and<p>Glenn Kessler<p>The Fact Checker<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Michelle Ye Hee Lee<p>Michelle Ye Hee Lee<p>National political enterprise and accountability reporter covering money and influence in politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>In the first debate between presidential contenders Donald Trump and Hillary …

How fungi kill millions globally

<b>(CNN) —</b> What do you think of when you hear the word fungi? Mushrooms? Athlete's foot? General mold?<p>Whatever comes to mind, the fact is that when most of us think of fungal infections, we think of something mild and unpleasant at best.<p>But these tiny organisms can be fatal and kill an estimated 1.5 …

Google announces Google Station to offer fast Wi-Fi services everywhere

Google wants every public place on the planet to have fast Wi-Fi service.<p>Less than one year after Google began connecting railway stations in India …

Wi-Fi

Mall shooting suspect ate with stepfather before attack

A man charged with five counts of first-degree premeditated murder in the shooting deaths of five people at a Washington state mall shared an early dinner with his stepfather then told him he was headed to his job at a gym.<p>Instead, police say, Arcan Cetin headed to the Cascade Mall in Burlington, …

Holt faces criticism over how he moderated debate

Republicans and some celebrities weren’t pleased with NBC’s Lester Holt after the first presidential debate Monday, accusing him of letting Hillary Clinton off the hook, while pressing Donald Trump.<p>The Trump campaign wasn’t particularly happy with Holt after the debate, tweeting that he didn’t ask …

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2016 Presidential Debate: Donald Trump's Remark About Paying Taxes Raises Eyebrows

2016 Election<p>Hillary Clinton's suggestion Monday that maybe Donald Trump doesn't pay income tax prompted the Republican candidate to interject: "That makes me smart."<p>The remark came in a segment about Trump's refusal to release his tax returns during Monday night's debate.<p>The Democratic candidate …

Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

HOUSTON (AP) — A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.<p>Nine people were injured during …

Debate Takeaways: Clinton gets under Trump's skin in debate

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump repeatedly clashed with Hillary Clinton during Monday's first presidential debate, interrupting her and appearing …

On social media, everyone wanted to talk about Donald Trump’s temperament

By Philip Bump<p>Philip Bump<p>National correspondent focused largely on the numbers behind politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>If we measure how candidates did in a debate by how people react online, it's hard to see how the first debate of the general election was a victory for Donald Trump.<p>Take Google, for …

Social Media

Clinton team celebrates a win

Democrats’ jitters eased as she scores points and finds attack lines to carry into the next debates.<p>HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.—Hillary Clinton plays chess. Donald Trump plays craps.<p>Chess isn’t for everyone. It takes a long time. It's complicated. The chess team has a tendency to get beat up. Craps is fun. …

5 takeaways from the first presidential debate

She hits him where it hurts, and his defensiveness makes him seem wimpy.<p>There were a couple of not-so-very-subtle signals here inside of Hofstra University that Donald Trump lost Monday night’s highly-anticipated debate against Hillary Clinton, and badly.<p>The first was the audible sound of groaning …

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