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Facts, faces, zingers: What America will be watching in the first presidential debate

The first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton may be among the most-watched programs in history. Here’s a guide on what to expect — and what both candidates will try to accomplish.

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Mall shooting suspect: 'Creepy,' multiple arrests, disputes

The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy's makeup counter had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he assaulted his stepfather, and was described by a neighbor as so "creepy, rude and obnoxious" that she kept a Taser by her front door.

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Louisiana accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco, 68, dies

Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr., better known by his stage name Buckwheat Zydeco, gained fame by introducing zydeco music of southwest Louisiana to the world. He went on to jam with musical greats like Eric Clapton, play at former President Bill Clinton’s inauguration and perform at the 1996 Olympics closing ceremony in Atlanta. He also played on Jimmy Fallon’s final “Late Night” show.

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Golfing legend Arnold Palmer, 87, dies

Palmer rose from a blue-collar background to become part of the sport’s royalty – he was colloquially known on the PGA tour as “The King” – and frequent playing partner of U.S. presidents. He left an indelible mark on the world of golf in the form of nearly 300 signature – designed courses, and Arnold Palmer Enterprises, which handled his endorsements and other ventures, helped make Palmer the first golfer to make his name a worldwide franchise.

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A farewell to golf legend Arnold Palmer, who died Sunday

For the last several decades of his life, Arnold Palmer had shown up at golf tournaments without much of a game and no chance to win. He would shoot his 80’s and 82’s, frown at the bogeys and smile at the crowds, and we would nod and say, “Good for you, Arnie.” The fact is, if he shot 90 or 100, he was still Arnie and that’s what we came to see. Him, not his birdies.

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What is the Clean Air Rule 2016?

The Washington Department of Ecology has a plan to help reduce carbon pollution. Reducing carbon pollution helps slow climate change. This video explains how capping and reducing these emissions can protect our air, water supplies, and food for future generations.
Washington Department of Ecology
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What is the Clean Air Rule 2016?

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Graphic content: Two Texas children hit by cars when leaving school bus

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Mizzou leaders putting money towards diversifying faculty

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Tropical Storm Hermine floods Florida roads