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Hotline for religious doubters: 1-84-I-DOUBT-IT

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New helpline aims at religious doubters

An atheists organization is offering a hotline for doubters to call: 1-84-I-DOUBT-IT.

John Boehner at news conference

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Hill fight features rumblings of Boehner coup

House Speaker John Boehner faces a looming threat from conservatives to oust him as speaker, and it's tying his hands on funding the Department of Homeland Security.

Congress passed a one-week extension of funding just hours before the deadline on Fri...

Homeland Security sign

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Congress avoids Homeland Security shutdown

The House approved a one-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security, sending the proposal to the White House and avoiding a partial shutdown just hours before the Friday night deadline.

Boris Nemtsov former Russian deputy prime minister

Boris Nemtsov former Russian deputy prime minister

Outspoken critic of Putin shot and killed

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was shot and killed Friday night in central Moscow, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation said in a statement Saturday, prompting immediate speculation from fellow opposition figures that the ki...

Astronaut spacewalking

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Astronauts to go ahead with spacewalk Sunday

Astronauts on the International Space Station will make a spacewalk Sunday despite the appearance of water inside an astronaut's helmet after a spacewalk earlier this week, NASA reported Friday on its website.

Protesters in death of US-Bangladeshi blogger

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US-Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy killed

Prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger Avijit Roy began one of his final articles by writing that January's Charlie Hebdo massacre in France was "a tragic atrocity committed by soldiers of the so-called religion of peace."

Canadian teens suspected of joining ISIS

Missing Canadian teens may have link to ISIS

Canadian authorities are looking for at least four teenagers who may have flown to Turkey in a bid to join ISIS, a police source told CNN -- the latest in a string of such defections by Westerners lured to the Middle East fight for the Islamist group...

Hacking server room

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Iran hacked a US casino, US says

It's been a year since American billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company was hacked. Now the blame is officially being placed on Iran.

Shooting spree in rural Missouri

Houston Herald

Mo. gunman was cousin to 4 of 7 slain victims

A small Missouri town's discovery that a gunman killed seven people and injured another Thursday night began when a girl managed to flee a residence where she heard gunfire.

She ran to a neighbor's house and called police, say investigators in Tyrone,...

Jeh Johnson

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What happens if DHS shuts down?

Congress has just a few hours until Department of Homeland Security funding runs out, and with no clear compromise in sight a department shutdown is looking likelier by the minute.

A bill that would have kept the agency open for three more weeks unexp...

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