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Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president.

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WHY IT MATTERS: Supreme Court

THE ISSUE: No one likes an even number on a court that makes decisions by majority vote. Yet that's just what the Supreme Court has been left with, eight justices, since the death of Antonin Scalia in February.

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Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016

Traffic fatalities were up 9 percent in the first six months of this year compared with the same period last year, continuing a surge in deaths that began two years ago as the economy improved and travel picked up, according to preliminary estimates released Tuesday by the National Safety Council.

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Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president.

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Obama vows support for Louisiana after the 'cameras leave'

Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern Louisiana "even after the TV cameras leave" on a visit aimed in part at stemming campaign-season criticism that he's been slow to respond to the disaster.

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Windham police officer takes down a cow

Officer Ernest MacVane of the Windham Police Department was responding to two young cows that escaped and wandered onto a road late last week. He says he made a cellphone video of an attempted arrest of the cows for his 10-year-old son and fellow officers, but it went viral after the department posted it on Facebook.
Credit: Wyndham Police Dept.
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Windham police officer takes down a cow

Every American is vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change, federal report finds 4:14

Every American is vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change, federal report finds

Offshore corporations - The secret shell game 2:24

Offshore corporations - The secret shell game

Ferndale brings good team speed into first season in Wesco 1:12

Ferndale brings good team speed into first season in Wesco