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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives at a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College, in Reno, Nev., Thursday, August 25.

Clinton's alt-right con trick

By Timothy Stanley
Hillary Clinton has created an imagined relationship between everyday, mainstream conservatives and the alt-right. Don't be fooled, writes Tim Stanley.
Trump takes a licking for eating finger lickin' chicken with a fork. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.      KFC Knife and Fork   How do you eat your KFC chicken? Well we now know Donald Trump eats his with a knife and fork. At least there's a knife and fork in the photo the Donald tweeted of himself getting ready to chow down on his private plane with a bucket of KFC next to him and a piece on his plate. Will combine this with Jon Stewart's rant when Trump ate pizza with a knife and fork. And we'll toss in characters on Seinfeld eating Snickers bars with cutlery. We recreated the Trump KFC tableau using our own bucket of KFC. Also did MOS asking folks how they eat their KFC, hands or knife and fork. The hands have it hands down.

How Trump's health smear of Clinton backfired

By Dean Obeidallah
Did Donald Trump actually believe that raising baseless accusations about the health of Hillary Clinton, who is two years his junior, will somehow cause people to stop supporting her and side with him or a third party candidate?
This aerial photo shows the damaged buildings in the town of Amatrice, central Italy, after an earthquake on August 24. The magnitude 6 quake struck at 3:36 a.m and was felt across a broad swath of central Italy.

Why Italian region wasn't prepared for earthquake

By Silvia Marchetti
When my bed in Rome rocked last night at 3.36 am, I knew an earthquake had hit somewhere close, in central Italy. And hard. But when I switched on the TV and heard that the epicenter was located in the tiny hilltop town of Accumoli on the Apennine hills, my first question was: where is that?
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EpiPen price hike is a warning

By Robert Klitzman
In the wake of the controversy over the cost of Epipen, Robert Klitzman says greater transparency over drug pricing is desperately needed.
Rescuers search for survivors amidst the rubble following an earthquake, in Amatrice, Italy August 24.

Italy earthquake no surprise

By Roger Musson
The news of another strong and deadly earthquake in Italy on Wednesday morning sadly comes as no surprise to seismologists, writes Roger Musson.
An ukrainian flag flies in central Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Ukraine's acting government issued a warrant Monday for the arrest of President Viktor Yanukovych, last reportedly seen in the pro-Russian Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, accusing him of mass crimes against protesters who stood up for months against his rule. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

Ukraine's uncertain anniversary

By Michael Bociurkiw
As the crisis in eastern Ukraine continues to smolder, the country will be marking its 25th anniversary with a sense of deep uncertainty, says Michael Bociurkiw.
This illustration obtained from NASA on January 20, 2016 shows that 2015 was the warmest year since modern record-keeping began in 1880, according to a new analysis by NASAs Goddard Institute for Space Studies. 
Blistering heat blanketed the Earth last year like never before, making 2015 by far the hottest year in modern times and raising new concerns about the accelerating pace of climate change.Not only was 2015 the warmest worldwide since 1880, it shattered the previous record held in 2014 by the widest margin ever observed, said the report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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Changing opinions on climate change, from a CNN meteorologist

By Chad Myers, CNN meteorologist
Although climate change is thought of as simply a political football, it has been a heated topic among meteorologists for years. I, for one, have changed my conclusion over time on whether humans are responsible for the increased heat content of the Earth.
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 19:  Musician Prince performs onstage during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 19, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

A clue in Prince's death could have big consequences

By Danny Cevallos, CNN Legal Analyst
Pills containing deadly opioid Fentanyl, which killed Prince, were mislabeled, according to a newspaper report; whoever provided them to the performer could face a long prison sentence, says Danny Cevallos

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