Inmate dies at Boone County Courthouse

The Boone County Sheriff's Department has confirmed a woman died while preparing to make a court appearance in Boone County Wednesday morning.

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Calvin Coolidge, Washington Nationals Presidents Race

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Nats to add Coolidge as newest 'Racing President'

Move over, George Washington. There's a new president in town. At Nationals Park, more specifically.

 New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

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Christie: It's an absolute controlled anger

Chris Christie is known for his anger, but to the New Jersey governor, it's all under control. "It's an absolute controlled anger. A controlled anger," Christie said in an interview with NBC's Matt Lauer that aired Wednesday.

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Poll: Bush, Trump rising nationally for GOP

With nearly all of the expected 2016 presidential candidates formally in the race, a new CNN/ORC national poll finds two recent entrants to the GOP field on the rise, while Hillary Clinton maintains her position atop the Democratic field, though hold...

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Iowa poll: Donald Trump takes second place

Whatever New Hampshire saw in Donald Trump, it looks like Iowa is seeing it too.

After taking second place in the latest New Hampshire polls, Trump is also claiming the silver in Iowa -- where he traveled hot off his announcement -- claiming 10% of su...

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

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Sanders readies for first financial test

Just as Bernie Sanders' presidential bid picks up momentum, his David-versus-Goliath mission against Hillary Clinton is facing up to its first major hurdle as both campaigns tout their first fundraising hauls of the 2016 contest.

Sanders, who's enjoyi...

Hillary Clinton June 2015

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Aide: Clinton raised over $45 million

Hillary Clinton's campaign raised over $45 million in primary money during their first quarter of their 2016 bid, a Clinton official with knowledge of the fundraising operation told CNN on Wednesday.

Clinton and her team have focused intently on raisi...

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Obama announces reopening of Cuban Embassy

President Barack Obama announces the re-establishment of full diplomatic relations with Cuba and the reopening of embassies in Washington and Havana.

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10 questions about U.S.-Cuba relations

Havana is getting its first U.S. embassy in more than half a century -- but don't pack your bags just yet.

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Who owns Puerto Rico's debt?

Puerto Rico is being dubbed "America's Greece." The island has too much debt that it can't pay.

While the island managed to avoid default by making its big July 1 bond payments, Puerto Rico still has over $70 billion in outstanding debt to go. Governo...

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Recreational pot use is now legal in Oregon

Oregon today became the latest state to legalize recreational marijuana -- and Portlanders reportedly celebrated by lighting up in public.

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