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Did a Missouri Politician Shoot Himself over Rumors He Was Jewish?

Did Missouri Politician Tom Schweich Shoot Himself over Rumors He Was Jewish?

Originally posted 02/27/2015 04:30PM

Seven minutes before police were called to his Clayton, Missouri, home to investigate the sound of a single gunshot, Tom Schweich called a friendly editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and calmly offered the paper an exclusive interview for later that day.

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Fears Rise for 3 Teen Girls Who Fled to Syria Allegedly to Join ISIS

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Fears Rise for 3 Teen Girls Who Fled to Syria Allegedly to Join ISIS

Originally posted 02/25/2015 03:10PM

The families of three British teenage girls have spent their eighth anguished day hoping for news of the trio's whereabouts after they left home and headed for war-torn Syria.

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Rudy Giuliani Says President Obama Does Not 'Love America'

Rudy Giuliani Says President Obama Does Not 'Love America'

Originally posted 02/19/2015 01:25PM

He said it himself – "I know this is a horrible thing to say" – but former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani went ahead and said it anyway.

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Are These Portraits of the Louisiana Governor Racist?

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's Portrait Sparks a 'Race-Baiting' Controversy

Originally posted 02/04/2015 06:30PM

A portrait of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal hanging in his Baton Rouge office lit up the Twittersphere this week and had the governor's office crying racism on Wednesday.

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Much Ado About Nothing? Michelle Obama's Bare Head Sparks Debate

Much Ado About Nothing? Michelle Obama's Bare Head Sparks Debate

Originally posted 01/29/2015 12:20PM

Did First Lady Michelle Obama break new ground by declining to cover her head during a trip to Saudi Arabia this week?

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That Time YouTube Stars Interviewed President Obama and Things Got Weird

Originally posted 01/23/2015 03:25PM

Forget the seemingly square confines of Congress.

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Al-Qaida in Yemen Claims Responsibility for Charlie Hebdo Attack in Paris

Al-Qaida in Yemen Claims Responsibility for Charlie Hebdo Attack in Paris

Originally posted 01/14/2015 08:45AM

The terrorist group al-Qaida in Yemen has claimed responsibility for last week's attack on the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo in a video released on YouTube Wednesday.

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FBI: Bartender Charged with Plotting to Kill Speaker of the House John Boehner

FBI: Bartender Charged with Plotting to Kill Speaker of the House John Boehner

Originally posted 01/13/2015 10:00PM

Michael Robert Hoyt was a popular bartender at Wetherington Country Club in West Chester, Ohio. Known as "Bartender Mike," he served drinks to country club guests, including Speaker of the House John Boehner.

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Man Linked to Charlie Hebdo Attackers Is Arrested in Bulgaria

Man Linked to Charlie Hebdo Attackers Is Arrested in Bulgaria

Originally posted 01/13/2015 11:25AM

A Frenchman has been arrested in Bulgaria as the the hunt continues for accomplices in last week's savage murders at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris.

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Millions March for Unity in Paris

Millions March for Unity in Paris

Originally posted 01/11/2015 01:00PM

Millions of people and dozens of world leaders gathered in the streets of Paris today to pay tribute to the victims of a three-day killing spree that left 17 people and three gunmen dead, according to reports.

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