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Ambassador slashed in South Korea

U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was attacked in Seoul, according to U.S. government sources in the U.S. and South Korea. The U.S. embassy said he is being treated at a local hospital but is in stable condition.

According to Seoul police, Lippert was slashed on his right cheek and hand …

Korean Peninsula

Hillary Clinton's email fallout deepens

CNN's Brianna Keilar reports on the latest uproar over Hillary Clinton sending work emails from her personal accounts tied to her personal server.

Hillary Clinton

Obamacare in the hands of two justices

The Supreme Court appears divided in landmark health care case. CNN senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin breaks it down.


Virginia teen arrested for supporting ISIS

FBI agents have arrested a 17-year-old Virginia high school Who they claim helped a man travel to Syria to join the Islamic State on the battlefield.


DOJ meeting with Brown family, protest leaders

Michael Brown

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Conan on Cuba: Me being an idiot is universally funny

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DOJ report on Ferguson police alleges horrific racism

Race & Ethnicity

Heated debate over Clinton's emails, 'double standard'

Former Press Secretary for Hillary Clinton Karen Finney and CNN political commentator Kevin Madden weigh in on the latest revelations.

Double Standards

Jon Stewart Uses Netanyahu Speech to Mock Jewish Women as Frigid

After Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress Tuesday, Republican South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham was right to apologize for a …

Jon Stewart

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The actor who played Mr Kruger from Seinfeld has died

THE actor who played George Costanza’s boss, Mr Kruger, has died.

64-year-old Daniel von Bargen. who appeared in four episodes of Seinfeld, passed away …


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Feds echo Ferguson residents' complaints

The Ferguson Police Department has demonstrated a pattern of racial discrimination, the Justice Department said Wednesday. But while some experts say the numbers alone tell only part of the story, the 102-page report merely reaffirmed many residents' beliefs.

In Ferguson, just over 67% of residents …


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Zephyr Teachout: Hillary Clinton needs to answer questions

Zephryr Teachout thinks Hillary Clinton needs to come clean on her email practices.

The recent Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Fordham Law …

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