White House hopefuls Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Jim Webb, Martin O'Malley, and Lincoln Chafee will share the stage tonight in Las Vegas for the first Democratic presidential debate of the 2016 race.
- Dutch investigators have confirmed that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made surface-to-air missile fired from eastern Ukraine.
- Is billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson preparing to endorse Marco Rubio for president?
- "Sen. Rand Paul praised House Republicans' most conservative members for effectively ending one Speaker's tenure and sending the party into disarray as it looks for another."
- The U.S. is airdropping ammunition and other supplies to Syrian rebels fighting against ISIS.
- A Connecticut school district has cancelled Halloween on grounds of political correctness. The decision arose, the district informed parents, "out of numerous incidents of children being excluded from activities due to religion, cultural beliefs, etc."
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