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Hillary Clinton in Reno, Nev. (Carolyn Kaster/AP); Donald Trump in Manchester, N.H. (Gerald Herbert/AP)Hillary Clinton has denounced Donald Trump as a race-baiting demagogue, and he's fighting back.


2016-08-26 09:16:01 -0600

FDA advises Zika screening at all U.S. blood centers. (AP)The new FDA advisory means all states and territories will need to begin testing blood donations for the virus immediately.


2016-08-26 09:25:24 -0600

"Sister Paula was an angel," says Joe Morgan Jr., of Lexington, Miss., Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, standing at a businesses adjacent to the Lexington Medical Clinic where he was a patient of Sister Paula Merrill, one of two nurse practitioners who were found slain Thursday in their Durant, Miss., home, a few miles away. Merrill and Sister Margaret Held, were known for their kindness and community involvement in the mostly rural Mississippi Delta towns. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill, reportedly found stabbed in their home, were nurse practitioners at a clinic in Durant, Miss.


2016-08-26 11:26:44 -0600