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New fires break out in California as wine country…

As fire crews gain on wildfires burning for more than a week in Northern California's wine country, new fires broke out in other parts of the state, including northeast of Los Angeles

Nebraska man accused of helping Florida girlfriend kill self

Investigators say a Nebraska man facing an assisted suicide charge in his Florida girlfriend's death believed she had stage-four cancer, but an autopsy didn't find any tumors

Houston-area "Tourniquet Killer" set to die

A convicted sex offender who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of the way he strangled his multiple victims is set for execution Wednesday

President Trump: The world has a drug problem

The president teases a major announcement on the opioid crisis.

Calls for White House to unify rhetoric against…

Sen. Reed says South Koreans are 'confused' by mixed messages from Trump administration; reaction from Adm. Robert Natter, former commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet.

The Latest: Kurdish leader blames rivals for…

The leader of Iraq's Kurdish region says the decision to withdraw from the disputed city of Kirkuk in the face of an advance by federal forces was taken by his political opponents

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Ex-Tulsa mayor says $4M payout for lost ring is inadequate

Former Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor is suing an insurance company and insurance broker over payments for a lost $4 million blue diamond ring

Justice Dept. Announces Charges Against Chinese…

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says two Chinese nationals used the internet, along with multiple identities, to transport the dangerous opioid to traffickers and individuals in the U.S.

Pixel 2 camera boss explains the phone's new HDR…

Read the Pixel 2 CNET Editors Take - http://cnet.co/2g6nYs0 Camera team leader Tim Knight explains how new HDR+ photo technology and image stabilization lift the new Google phone over last year's model.

How do you solve a problem like debt? Your…

Is debt getting on top of you? Not sure how to pay off your credit card? We asked debt expert Bev Budsworth, managing director of The Debt Advisor, your questions about debt.

The New York Times - Detecting a Kilonova…

From The New York Times: For the first time, astronomers have seen and heard a pair of neutron stars collide in a crucible of cosmic alchemy.By: By DENNIS OVERBYE, JONATHAN CORUM and JASON DRAKEFORD. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2kSFdSH

3 Strange Treatments Doctors Used to Think Were…

The quest for a health is a natural human response to illness, but medical history provides plenty of reason to think twice before you try that miracle cure

Lawmaker slams 'bigoted' response to Puerto Rico

NYC City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito discusses relief efforts in Puerto Rico after Maria and why she says they are insufficient, Trump's response and an upcoming rally in DC.

Matthews: Trump never takes responsibility

Today in the Rose Garden, the president blamed all the failures on the Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, none of it on himself. He accused the major press of putting out "fake news."

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Harvey Weinstein Accusations: Will it Lead to a…

As Hollywood deals with the fallout from allegations of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein, Kim Strassel, Heather McGee and Kasie Hunt discuss the implications for campuses and the halls of Congress.

Ariana Grande Responds to her Tiny Stool Photo…

Ariana Grande became a meme and instead of ignoring it, she laughed with her fans. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

Trump to call families of slain soldiers…

Trump stirs a nest by claiming predecessors did not sufficiently honor military dead, draws heated responses.

Police arrest older brother in stabbing of 2 of his siblings

A 19-year-old was under arrest Tuesday for allegedly fatally stabbing his younger brother and sister and also attacking his father in their Colorado home

Goldman, Morgan Stanley crush targets

Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley managed to grow earnings that crushed analysts estimates despite suffering big drops in bond trading revenue. Fred Katayama reports.

Dems slam Arctic drilling plan as 'polar payout' to Big Oil

Democrats and environmental groups are denouncing a Republican plan to allow oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, saying the plan would defile a crown jewel of U.S. wilderness to promote oil exports to China and other nations

Slain barber called a hero for protecting little boy

The man fatally shot in a Connecticut barbershop last weekend died trying to protect the life of a little boy whose hair he had just cut

Netflix's Content Budget Might've Gotten Even…

Netflix revealed a new estimate in its third-quarter report for how much it'll spend on content next year.

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Parts of unmanned Russian spaceship burn up over…

Parts of a discarded Russian cargo spaceship have burned across the night sky of the Arabian Peninsula