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Hillary Clinton - 1997 inauguration parade

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Since leaving White House, Clintons have collected $35M from financial businesses

The long and lucrative relationship between the Clinton family and the financial services industry has emerged as a key issue in her Democratic primary race.

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Clinton, Sanders oppose Pfizer-Allergen merger

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are bashing plans by Pfizer and Allergen to join together in a $160 billion deal that will create the world's largest drugmaker and pay Ireland's lower tax rate.

Environmental group sues Worlds of Fun amusement park, owner

An environmental group alleges in a lawsuit that a Kansas City amusement park is discharging polluted water into Missouri River tributaries.

2010 Upper Big Banch, WV coal mine explosion

Jury deliberates in criminal trial of WV coal mine explosion that killed 29 men

Massey Energy's former CEO Don Blankenship is accused of violating federal mine safety laws leading up to the fatal accident in 2010.

Mine waste river bridge


EPA widens investigation into Colorado mine spill

In August, a federal contractor inadvertently released 3 million gallons of wastewater and heavy metals from a mine during cleanup operations. Rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah were contaminated.

Bernie Sanders at debate

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Sanders says Obama should reject Keystone XL pipeline now

Bernie Sanders said rejecting the pipeline would show "bold leadership" in slowing down climate change, which Sanders called "a major, major, major planetary crisis."


Police: Man bombed Walmart because it stopped selling Confederate flags

Walmart stopped selling merchandise with Confederate flag following the killing of nine black worshippers at a church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Bob Marley

U.S. Supreme Court court won't hear appeal over use of Bob Marley's image

Clothing companies claimed they had legal rights to sell shirts with the image of reggae icon Bob Marley in stores like Walmart and Target without permission from the Marley family.

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