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Over 2,600 People in Shelters in Louisiana: The Latest on Flood Recovery by the Numbers
Updated: August 23, 2016 - 2:01 pm

File photo. iStock/Thinktsock(BATON ROUGE, La.) — Over 2,600 people remain in shelters in Louisiana as President Obama prepares to visit the southeastern part of the state today, which was devastated by deadly flooding that unexpectedly swept through towns and overpowered neighborhoods.

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Man Accused of Deadly Georgia Day Care Shooting Found Guilty in Retrial
Updated: August 23, 2016 - 2:01 pm

iStock/Thinkstock(ATLANTA) -- A former General Electric executive charged with murder after confessing to shooting a man outside a day care in 2010 was found guilty Tuesday by jurors in a Georgia courtroom.

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Federal Court Set to Hear Appeal on Kansas Voter ID Law
Updated: August 23, 2016 - 12:00 pm

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments regarding an effort by the state of Kansas to reinstate rules that require its residents to present proof of U.S. citizenship at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) when registering to vote.

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US Driving Hits New Record High in First Half of 2016
Updated: August 23, 2016 - 12:00 pm

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Does it feel like more people are hitting the road lately? If so, it's not your imagination. According to a new report by the Transportation Department's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), U.S. driving hit a new record in the first half of 2016.

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UN: Thousands of Children Risk Perilous Journey to US Border
Updated: August 23, 2016 - 10:01 am

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Nearly 26,000 unaccompanied children arrived at the U.S. southwestern border in the first half of this year, in a continuing influx of migrants attempting to escape poverty and violence in their home countries.

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President Obama Pledges to Rebuild Louisiana After Surveying Flood Damage
Updated: August 23, 2016 - 2:02 pm

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- After touring recovery efforts in a flooded Baton Rouge neighborhood this afternoon, President Obama pledged to help rebuild Louisiana, insisting his visit there "is not a photo-op."

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Black Voters Speak Out on Donald Trump's Recent Overtures
Posted: August 23, 2016

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Donald Trump’s latest direct appeals to black voters have been seen as a welcome change by some black attendees at Trump’s rallies, but many of those already leaning toward Trump’s opponent say they see the attempts as disingenuous.

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Top Romney 2012 Donors Shun Trump in Favor of Down-Ballot Races
Updated: August 23, 2016 - 2:02 pm

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Several top Republican donors have given hefty contributions this election cycle -- just not to the top of the GOP ticket.

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New Docs Show Clinton Foundation Donors Sought Access to State Department
Updated: August 23, 2016 - 10:00 am

State Department photo/Public Domain(WASHINGTON) -- Government email traffic and internal call logs made public by conservative groups this week offer more evidence that donors to the Clinton Foundation sought, and at times received, special favors and access to the State Department.

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Hillary Clinton Tells Jimmy Kimmel She's 'Embarrassed' by 'Boring' Emails
Updated: August 23, 2016 - 10:00 am

Barbara Kinney for Hillary for America(LOS ANGELES) — Hillary Clinton took on two controversial topics in a late-night interview on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday.

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