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Questions linger over how many more mailings may be found

Questions linger over how many more mailings may be found

Latest deadly packages were addressed to former vice president Biden and actor Robert De Niro, shifting the targets to outspoken critics of Trump. Jacqui Heinrich has the latest for 'Special Report.'
FBI says bomb scare probe is their ‘highest priority’

FBI says bomb scare probe is their 'highest priority'

Government officials confirm the investigation into the suspicious devices used postal markings to narrow its focus, describing Florida as a region of interest. Catherine Herridge goes in-depth for 'Special Report.'
Trump calls for unity, calls out media in wake of bomb scare

Trump calls for unity, calls out media in wake of bomb scare

President Trump dialed back his political attacks and denounced the suspicious mailings, urging people to solver their differences peacefully. John Roberts reports for 'Special Report.'
Strange black ‘pouches’ washing up on Carolina beaches aren’t ‘pieces of plastic,’ officials warn

Strange black 'pouches' washing up on Carolina beaches aren't 'pieces of plastic,' officials warn

Skates are in the shark family. (Cape Hatteras National Seashore) North Carolina residents taking a stroll along one of the state’s many beaches may have noticed black, plastic-looking “pouches” on the shore. These odd-looking objects — known by some as “mermaid’s purses” or “devil’s pocketbooks,” according to The News & Observer — may look like plastic, but…
Donald Trump scores wins over Russia on economy, national security

Donald Trump scores wins over Russia on economy, national security

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President Trump's often-criticized effort to forge better relations with Russia has morphed into a confrontational stance that this week scored economic and national security wins.
Ted Cruz, Rick Scott modify message in Spanish-language ads

Ted Cruz, Rick Scott modify message in Spanish-language ads

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The growing power of Hispanic voters has created an opening for candidates to reach Spanish-language audiences in ways completely different from how they engage with English-speaking voters.
Nikki Haley UN resignation creates Latin America policy vacuum

Nikki Haley UN resignation creates Latin America policy vacuum

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During her almost two years serving as President Trump's ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley carved out a distinct niche as the administration's most prominent voice confronting Latin America's leftist regimes and even joined the occasional street d…
Megyn Kelly questions why blackface is racist on Halloween, apologizes after backlash

Megyn Kelly questions why blackface is racist on Halloween, apologizes after backlash

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NBC's Megyn Kelly swiftly apologized Tuesday for a morning show segment that questioned why dressing up in blackface for a Halloween costume is wrong.
Del Mar College disavows professor’s post offering credit for voting: ‘We must show up for Beto’

Del Mar College disavows professor's post offering credit for voting: 'We must show up for Beto'

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A Texas community college on Monday disavowed a social media post by a Beto O'Rourke-supporting professor who offered students extra credit for voting in the midterm elections.
There is nothing inevitable about America’s over-use of prisons

There is nothing inevitable about America’s over-use of prisons

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SO MANY OF America’s troubles are intractable. Hyper-partisanship and the culture wars can make reducing gun violence or obesity seem hopeless. But mass incarceration is different. There is ample evidence that America’s states can lock fewer people up and still preserve public safety. Just look at Minnesota, which bangs up people at half the rate…