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Senate Republicans ready to take another swing at…

GOP lawmakers working to secure enough votes to repeal, replace the Affordable Care Act; reaction and analysis on 'The Five'

Did Obama know about Comey's surveillance?

The media seem less interested in the Obama administration's wiretapping practices than in how Trump described it #Tucker

The Latest: US calls for meeting on weapons…

The United States is calling a ministerial meeting of the U.N. Security Council on "the acute threat" posed by the proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake death toll rises above 200; Experts say Trump's bellicose rhetoric unlikely to sway Kim Jong Un; Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

SEC reveals 2016 hack that breached its filing…

SEC says a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016

EU survey finds Muslims willing to embrace non-Muslims

A survey of Muslims in 15 European Union countries finds most are willing to embrace non-Muslims, but often feel rebuffed by the majority populations of the places they live

New plaintiffs added to lawsuit over chemical plant fire

Eleven plaintiffs, including a 4-year-old girl, have joined the $1 million lawsuit against a Houston-area chemical plant rocked by explosions after floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the facility

Perlan 2 Glider breaks world altitude record for…

The Airbus Perlan 2 Glider is reaching for the stars and earlier in September broke a longstanding high-altitude record for engineless flight. The Airbus Perlan Mission II is an initiative to fly a glider to the edge of space, with a goal of reaching 90,000 feet.

'This has become a symbol of loss'

The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports from the school in Mexico City where at least 20 children have died.

The New York Times - Hurricane Maria Makes…

From The New York Times: Hurricane Maria reached Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 storm early Wednesday. Hours before, it had crossed the United States Virgin Islands as a Category 5 storm, and tore roofs off houses on the Caribbean island of Dominica.By: By CHRIS CIRILLO, NATALIA V. OSIPOVA, SARAH STEIN KERR and BARBARA MARCOLINI. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2jFOBZs

Trump: My Friends Go To Africa To Get Rich

Trump: My Friends Go To Africa To Get Rich

Former Homeland secy.: It was a balanced speech

Fmr. Homeland Security Secy. Michael Chertoff discusses the president's UN speech, North Korea and Hurricane Maria and FEMA response.

Kasich on Obamacare: It's flawed but we should…

With the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal gaining steam, Governors have come out to voice opposition against the latest attempts.

Confederate Monuments Become Flashpoint At…

Ed Gillespie and Ralph Northam squared off over how to handle confederate monuments during the Virginia Governor’s Debate, moderated by Chuck Todd with NBC Washington.

Flying Motorcycles May Hit The Skies By Next Year

CEO of Kitty Hawk says we could see flying motorcycles as early as next year. TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) has the details!

Mueller investigators seek documents from the…

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower last year

More charges, new defendant in Texas human…

Authorities say the driver of a semitrailer found outside a San Antonio Walmart in July packed with immigrants, including 10 who died, faces additional charges in the smuggling case and another defendant now faces charges as well

Fed keeps U.S. rates steady

The U.S. Federal Reserve kept intereste rates unchanged and signaled that it will start reducing its $4.2 billion balance sheet in October. Roselle Chen reports.

Google bites off big piece of HTC in $1.1B bet on devices

Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services

Iranian president: Trump's UN comments 'ignorant…

Iran's president warned that his country will "respond decisively" to any violation of the agreement that reins in its nuclear program and called Trump's "ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric" about Iran unfit for the UN

Hurricane Maria Leaves Puerto Rico In The Dark

The island also has major flooding and structural damage.

Nevada quake lab tests new bridge design after…

Scientists at a Nevada earthquake lab have tested new bridge designs with innovative connectors to better withstand violent temblors and speed reconstruction following major quake damage