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Vice President Joe Biden takes on Republican contender Paul Ryan in the only vice presidential debate of the election season.
The State Department maintained Thursday that a long-standing partnership with Russia to dismantle and safeguard weapons of mass destruction from the Soviet Union's once-massive arsenal is not dead, as Russian media has reported.
Syria-Civil-War (Will update)
Here are the top five things that occurred in the ongoing civil war in Syria on Thursday that you need to know:
SPORT-Baseball-Playoffs (will update)
Four division series may be decided Thursday.
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US-Armstrong-Doping-Legacy -- By Michael Pearson
The 84 million bright yellow wristbands distributed by Lance Armstrong's cancer charity have become a well-known symbol of strength and perseverance against adversity. "LIVESTRONG," they urge. In the wake of Wednesday's release of hundreds of pages of evidence supporting persistent allegations of doping against the legendary cyclist, there's another take on the wristband. Critics have struck out the "V" to make it read what they accuse Armstrong of doing for more than a decade: "LIE STRONG."
A security official with the U.S. Embassy in Yemen was shot dead on his way to work Thursday, Yemeni officials said.
The leader of the Shia militant movement Hezbollah in Lebanon said his group is responsible for launching a drone into Israel last week, and Iranians made the drone. Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said on the movement's television channel that the drone flew over "sensitive sites" in Israel.
Seven Royal Marines were arrested Thursday on suspicion of murder involving an incident in Afghanistan in 2011, a British Ministry of Defence spokesman said.
Two British hospitals said Thursday they're cooperating with a police investigation into claims that a popular children's television host molested teenage girls on their premises. The investigation into Jimmy Savile, who died last year, has dominated Britain's headlines since claims of sexual abuse were made by five women in a documentary aired by UK broadcaster ITV last week.
A violent tropical storm pounded coastal districts in southeast Bangladesh Thursday, killing at least 23 people, police and local administrators said. More than 1,000 fishermen who were fishing in the deep sea were still missing, the officials said.