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3 trick-or-treaters killed by speeding car

A speeding car struck and killed three girls, including twins, who were trick-or-treating in California, authorities said.

The girls, all 13, were in costume and carrying bags of candy in a residential area in Santa Ana.

They had the right of way at a...

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Mexico frees jailed U.S. Marine reservist

Mexico freed U.S. Marine reservist Sgt. Andrew Paul Tahmooressi, who'd been held in a prison there for seven months.

Tahmooressi boarded a flight for Miami from San Diego.

"It is with an overwhelming and humbling feeling of relief that we confirm tha...

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Joe Biden: Senate tie-breaker?

For Joe Biden, an evenly divided Senate would be a BFD.

If Tuesday's midterm elections result in a Senate split, the vice president will suddenly find himself in one of his favorite places: the spotlight. Biden would become a crucial player in the Sen...

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Kevin Smith ready to film 'Clerks III'

The news about "Clerks III" just keeps getting better.

Writer and director Kevin Smith recently gave an update on the project while speaking with "Clerks" star Jeff Anderson (aka "Randal") on his podcast, saying that if all goes well, "Clerks III" wi...

Georgia Tech

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Lawsuits: Fraternity had culture of misogyny

Two lawsuits say the national chapter of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity allowed a culture of "violent misogyny" after an internal email from the Georgia Tech chapter leaked last year instructing fraternity members on how to lure "rapebait."

The lawsuit...

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Budweiser profits pinched by Russia

Russia was a major buzz kill for the brewer of Budweiser and other well-known beers.

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest beer company, reported earnings and sales that badly missed analysts' expectations on Friday.

Russia was one of the biggest ...

Thanksgiving sales

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What's open on Thanksgiving, and what isn't

Whether or not to shop on Thanksgiving is a controversial issue, and several major retailers are already taking sides.

For the folks who can't wait for their dinners to digest before they kick off their holiday shopping spree, Macy's and Kohl's will b...

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Americans pay more for slower Internet

When it comes to Internet speeds, the U.S. lags behind much of the developed world.

That's one of the conclusions from a new report by the Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation, which looked at the cost and speed of Internet access i...

Map of SpacecraftTwo crash

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1 pilot dead in Virgin's spaceship failure

The first sign there was a problem Friday with Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo came at about 45,000 feet, just two minutes after the spaceplane separated from the jet-powered aircraft that carried it aloft, officials said.

It wasn't something overt wi...

Two girls after Washington school shooting

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3rd victim dies from Washington school shooting

A third victim of last week's shooting at a Washington state high school has died, according to the hospital that treated victims.

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