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PA high school football players stand for the anthem

- “I kind of feel the same way (as Kaepernick), but…at the end of the day, we’re America, and we have to stand together. Like a football team, America is a team, too.”

Shimon Peres, the last of Israel’s founding leaders, dies at 93

- Shimon Peres was the last surviving member of a group of leaders who witnessed the creation of the state of Israel in 1948.

Senate Democrats Block Short-Term Government Spending Bill

- With a potential government shutdown looming, Senate Democrats voted Tuesday to block a short-term government funding bill.

Say hello to Snap Inc.

- Snapchat's new ambition begins with Spectacles -- a pair of funky sunglasses with a built-in wireless video camera.

How Clinton plans to ‘get under Trump’s skin’ in tonight’s debate

- Rather than focusing on policy, Mrs. Clinton's campaign has decided to goad him into an outburst that will make him look "unhinged," her allies said.

Trump-Clinton debate expected to shatter records

- "I think debate ratings, especially the first one, will be through the roof, astronomical, and may even approach Super Bowl numbers of viewers."

Top US intelligence official: Snowden should not be pardoned

- "He has taken away capabilities that were used to protect our troops in Afghanistan."

Feds want to regulate self-driving cars

- States have historically set the rules for licensing drivers, but when the driver becomes a computer "we intend to occupy the field here," U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said.

GOP lawmakers request freeze on refugees from Middle East, North Africa

- The lawmakers say the moratorium should only be lifted once key federal agencies implement procedures that ensure refugee and related programs "are not able to be co-opted by would-be terrorists."

The visa “loophole” that’s been open since 9/11

- Though Congress passed a law requiring the implementation of a biometric entry-exit system in 2004 no such system is currently in place.