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    KKK gang or Christmas ghosts? Military cadets suspended over white hoods photos
    Photos showing cadets from Charleston-based military college, The Citadel, posing in white KKK-style hoods have prompted an investigation and suspension of the freshmen involved. The college says they may have been acting as “ghosts” in a Christmas skit.
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    Endgame Syria: How will the conflict end?
    The Syrian conflict has changed dramatically with Russia entering, but where is it going? Is the world order itself changing? Will Assad stay in power? What is ISIS going to do under a continuous rain of missiles? Tim Kirby and Robert Bridge will...
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    Bernie Sanders: Most humble US presidential candidate ever?
    Senator Bernie Sanders is gaining on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the latest poll for the Democratic presidential nomination, as his regular-guy demeanor attracts voters disgusted with private-jet candidates like Clinton or Donald Trump.
  • U.S. President Barack Obama listens to South Korea's President Park Geun-hye during their joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington October 16, 2015.© Jonathan Ernst
    Obama open to talks with North Korea
    In a joint press conference with South Korean President Park Geun-hye, US President Barack Obama said North Korea would be welcomed to roundtable talks if it’s ready to give up its nuclear weapons.
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    'The gall of this country': Gitmo attorneys buying basic items for long-held detainees - report
    Attorneys for prisoners held at the US military prison at Guantánamo Bay say they have had to purchase shoes, clothes, personal hygiene products and other basic items for detainees they represent. They accuse the prison of "pinching pennies."
  • A wounded staff member of Doctors Without Borders (MSF), (L), survivor of the US airstrikes on the MSF Hospital in Kunduz, receives treatment at the Italian aid organization, Emergency's hospital in Kabul on October 6, 2015. © Wakil Kohsar
    Kunduz hospital mistakenly struck - top US general in Afghanistan
    The United States airstrike on an Afghanistan hospital was a mistake, General John Campbell, commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, has told a Senate committee. The US must adjust its timeline for total withdrawal from Afghanistan, Campbell said.
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    College debt trickling down the family tree - report
    Americans caught up in the early stages of the student loan debt crisis still owe as much, if not more, than new college graduates. Now indebted parents who graduated years ago are struggling to save for their children's tuition as they near college age.
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    Dunkin' employee writes #blacklivesmatter on cop's coffee, police are not amused
    A police officer in Providence, Rhode Island, received a coffee at Dunkin' Donuts with the message, "#blacklivesmatter" written on the cup, referring to the national movement highlighting police brutality towards people of color.
  • Protestors call for the rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal under negotiation in Atlanta, Georgia on October 1, 2015. © Paul Handley
    What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership and why you should care
    A dozen Pacific Rim nations reportedly reached an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the secretive, US-orchestrated pact that seeks common standards among its members. Opponents say the deal is more about consolidation of power than "fair trade."