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Hearing Sets Stage For McDaniel Challenge

Lawyers for both state Senator Chris McDaniel and incumbent Senator Thad Cochran will be in a Jones County Circuit Courtroom today, as part of a hearing to determine if voter fraud affected the June Republican Senate runoff. Legal experts say the hearing will likely set the stage for what could be a viscous, legal battle.

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Gaza Violence Resumes; Hamas Military Chief Targeted

Israel says more than 70 rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip in the past 24 hours, and it carried out at least 60 airstrikes in response.

Ferguson Killing Inspires Young Black Activists

Activists around the country say Michael Brown's death and the police response has strengthened their resolve to fight injustice.

What Kids' Drawings Say About Their Future Thinking Skills

There's a link between how children draw at age 4 and how well they perform on intelligence tests at age 14, researchers say.

A 'Different Dynamic' In Ferguson, But With 47 Arrests

Tear gas and Molotov cocktails were absent in Ferguson last night, as protesters and police avoided clashes that have marred demonstrations over an unarmed teen's death in the St. Louis suburb.

Video Purports To Show Beheading Of U.S. Journalist By Militants

The FBI is evaluating a video posted online Tuesday that claims to show the execution of journalist James Foley by Islamic State fighters. The American was abducted while working in Syria in 2012.
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