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University of Oklahoma President David Boren to step down

University of Oklahoma President David Boren, a former Democratic governor and U.S. senator, says he will resign as head of the state's flagship university at the end of the current school year

Court asked to dismiss cases tied to former drug…

A petition submitted to Massachusetts' highest court seeks the dismissal of every case connected to a convicted former state chemist who authorities say was high almost every day she went to work at a state drug lab

The Latest: Witness: Man said blogger deserved…

A criminal defendant has testified that his co-defendant told him that a conservative blogger deserved to be beheaded because she insulted Muslims when she organized a Prophet Muhammed cartoon contest

Sinkhole swallows part of central Florida home

Family made it out of the house safely

3 congressmen arrested at Trump Tower protest

Representatives Raul Grijalva, Luis Gutierrez and Adriano Espaillat were among a crowd of people who sat in the street and refused to move as part of a demonstration to support a bill to protect so-called 'dreamers'

US allies divided over Trump's threat against…

Japan has urged international unity in pressuring North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, even as another key U.S. ally pushed back against President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy" the rogue nation if it attacked

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Michigan sued after gay couples are rejected for adoption

The American Civil Liberties Union says Michigan is illegally allowing faith-based groups to reject gay couples who want to adopt kids or become foster parents

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor brings security cam to your…

Nest expands its home security offerings with a new security camera. Features include facial recognition tech, "SuperSight' and two-way talk.

'This has become a symbol of loss'

The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports from the school in Mexico City where at least 20 children have died.

The New York Times - Hurricane Maria Makes…

From The New York Times: Hurricane Maria reached Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 storm early Wednesday. Hours before, it had crossed the United States Virgin Islands as a Category 5 storm, and tore roofs off houses on the Caribbean island of Dominica.By: By CHRIS CIRILLO, NATALIA V. OSIPOVA, SARAH STEIN KERR and BARBARA MARCOLINI. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2jFOBZs

FIRSTS Hillary Rodham Clinton - MONEY

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the FIRST woman to win a major party’s nomination for President of the United States.

Former Homeland secy.: It was a balanced speech

Fmr. Homeland Security Secy. Michael Chertoff discusses the president's UN speech, North Korea and Hurricane Maria and FEMA response.

AP: Trump received a crash course before UNGA

Ahead of the speech, the Associated Press is reporting that the President's top cabinet members felt like they had to give the President a crash course on "American Power 101.”

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Confederate Monuments Become Flashpoint At…

Ed Gillespie and Ralph Northam squared off over how to handle confederate monuments during the Virginia Governor’s Debate, moderated by Chuck Todd with NBC Washington.

Rare 'Harry Potter' Book Sets World Record At…

"The Boy Who Lived" still knows how to make money, with a rare book selling for record breaking amount at auction this week. TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) shares the winning bid!

Worries of backlash help revive GOP health care…

A brew of political pressures has pumped fresh life into the last-gasp Republican drive to erase the Obama health care overhaul

Florida suspends license of nursing home over Irma deaths

Florida officials have suspended the license of a nursing home that had nine patients die after Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning

Trump teases media on Iran deal decision

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he has made a decision on whether or not to pull the United States out of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, but he declined to say what it was. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

The Latest: Wisconsin police investigating…

Police are trying to find whoever spray-painted a message calling for justice for a black man killed by a St. Louis police officer on the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial

Myanmar's Leader Finally Talked About The…

Aung San Suu Kyi had said little about the Rohingya crisis until Tuesday. In her 30-minute speech, she didn't denounce violence against the group.

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Facebook tightens ad policies after 'Jew-hater' fiasco

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg says the company is tightening its policies and tools that let businesses target advertisements to its 2 billion users