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Clinton puts Trump on defensive in blistering debate 3:02am EDT

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. Democrat Hillary Clinton accused Republican Donald Trump of racism, sexism and tax avoidance on Monday, putting him on the defensive during a debate that a snap poll said boosted her White House chances. | Video

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Cost of modernizing U.S. nuclear weapons to fall to next president

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. In this flat, windy expanse just south of the Canadian border, U.S. Air Force pilots fly the same bombers their grandfathers flew, using mid-20th century cables and pulleys.

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Senate sets Wednesday vote on Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate will vote on Wednesday on whether to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill allowing relatives of victims in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia.

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U.S. Senate's top tax lawmaker targets corporate offshore profits

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate's senior Democratic tax law writer says he will rip up a root of corporate tax avoidance if his party wins Senate control in November, targeting trillions of dollars in tax-deferred profits being held abroad by U.S. companies.

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U.S. senator seeks SEC probe of Yahoo disclosure on hacking

WASHINGTON Democratic Senator Mark Warner on Monday asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate whether Yahoo and its senior executives fulfilled obligations to inform investors and the public about a hacking attack affecting 500 million user accounts.