Friends or foes? Sanders backs Clinton on email

LAS VEGAS - Sanders unexpectedly came to Clinton's aid over her use of a private email server as U.S. secretary of state: "The American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails,” he said during the Democratic debate.

Ex-NBA star Lamar Odom found unresponsive at Nevada brothel: sheriff 11:18pm EDT

- Former NBA star Lamar Odom was hospitalized on Tuesday after he was found unresponsive at a Nevada brothel, law enforcement officials said.

Geese walk near a damaged building in Aleppo, Syria October 13, 2015. REUTERS/Hosam Katan

Syrian army, allies plan offensive on Aleppo

BEIRUT - Syria's army along with Iranian and Hezbollah allies will soon launch a ground attack supported by Russian air strikes against insurgents in the Aleppo area.  Full Article 

Dow CEO Andrew Liveris and his wife Paula are seen together in a Washington Life Magazine file photo from the Afghanistan Kuwait-America Foundation 2006 Benefit Dinner held in Washington March 8, 2006. Credit: Washington Life Magazine/Reuters

A CEO, his wife and the company’s grand hotel

Dow Chemical asked the CEO's wife to advise on the renovation of a company-owned hotel. Then, a $13 million cost overrun spurred delicate questions about how the project was run.  Full Coverage 


Kerry tries to calm Palestinian-Israeli tensions

BOSTON - Secretary of State John Kerry said he was working on calming violence between Palestinians and Israelis, and will travel to the region soon to try to move the situation "away from this precipice."  Full Article | Video 

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush answers a question during an interview with Reuters at Nonie's Restaurant in Peterborough, New Hampshire October 13, 2015.  REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Birds of a feather? Another Bush gets hawkish

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said he would take on Russian President Vladimir Putin, favoring a hawkish foreign policy that includes forming a coalition to dismantle Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.  Full Article 

Wider Image: Feeling the pinch


The Chesapeake Bay's blue crab fisheries are suffering from a shrinking workforce, environmental issues and global competition.   Wider Image 

Tapping into plant energy to charge phones

A trio of Chilean student engineers have developed a biocircuit device that can harness plant energy and convert it into small charges of electricity to power smartphones. Ben Gruber reports.

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