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President Barack Obama’s trip also will focus Alaska’s plea for more development in energy.

Obama opens Alaska trip aiming to drive climate to forefront

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — President Barack Obama brought the power of the presidential pulpit to Alaska on Monday, aiming to thrust climate change to the forefront of the global agenda with a historic visit that will put the state's liquefying glaciers and sinking villages on graphic display. During his three-day tour of …

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Austria inspects trucks for migrants, creates 18-mile traffic jam

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Medical errors are up at VA hospitals, but they're actually doing less to figure out why

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  1. Big batch of Clinton emails released

    Nation

    WASHINGTON — The State Department released on Monday evening its biggest trove yet of emails sent or received by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, including a number of messages that were edited to remove material later deemed classified.

  2. Hulu is poised to be a better deal

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    ­Netflix is not renewing a contract with Epix, a cable and satellite network that distributes major movies. Instead, Netflix says it's going to focus more on investing in its own content. So Hulu has swooped in and picked up the Epix contract that Netflix let lapse.

    Television network Epix jumped from Netflix to Hulu, the companies announced late Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, landing a multiyear, digital subscription video on demand deal with the streaming service. (AP Photo/Dan Goodman)
  3. For 'Nightmare on Elm Street,' 'Scream' creator Wes Craven, movies were a way to purge his rage

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    When A Nightmare on Elm Street was released in 1984, horror director Wes Craven wondered whether he might be ready for something a little different. Feeling frozen out of more mainstream fare, he thought he would try something novel — maybe a castaway movie.

    Neve Campbell returned as Sydney Prescott in Wes Craven's "SCRE4M." [Photo by Phil Bray / Dimension Films]
  4. ISIS damages ancient temple in Syria, activists report

    Nation

    BEIRUT — Islamic State militants in Syria severely damaged the Bel Temple, considered one of the greatest sites of the ancient world, in a massive explosion Sunday, activists said.

  5. New drugs add to quandary on how to treat cholesterol

    Nation

    ROCHESTER, Minn. — Doctors have long faced a conundrum in prescribing statins to lower cholesterol and heart attack risk: The drugs are cheap and effective for most people, and large, rigorous clinical trials have found minimal side effects. But as many as 25 percent of those who try them complain of muscle pain. …

    Repatha was approved recently by the FDA to treat cholesterol. Results of large safety and efficacy studies aren’t expected until 2017.