Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other forms of unsecure electronic communication, according to the latest batch of messages released by the agency from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
The State Department made public roughly 7,121 pages of Clinton's emails late Monday night, including 125 emails that were censored prior to their release because they contain information now deemed classified. The vast majority concerned mundane matters of daily life at any workplace: phone messages, relays of schedules, forwards of news articles and tracking down gefilte fish's.
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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against a Kentucky county clerk who says her Christian faith should exempt her from having to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
The Supreme Court on Monday denied Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' request for a stay while she pursues an appeal.
In the two months since the court legalized gay marriage, Davis has refused to issue any marriage licenses.
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If you're loading up on vitamin C and zinc to stave off the sniffles, you should try an earlier bedtime instead. People who regularly sleep six hours or less each night are four times more likely to get a cold than people who sleep just an hour longer, a new study finds.
Short sleep was more important than any other factor in predicting who would get sick after exposure to the cold virus, researchers told NBC News.
"It's almost alarming how strong the effects are," says Aric Prather, an assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco and lead author of the study, published Monday in the journal Sleep.
Sleep was more important than any other factor, including age, stress or income level, in predicting who would get sick after being exposure to the cold virus, the researchers say.
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A California woman has accused Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc of false advertising, alleging the chain’s GMO-free claims are misleading.
In her lawsuit filed Friday in federal court in San Francisco, the plaintiff Colleen Gallagher alleges Chipotle, which declared its menu free of controversial genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, back in April, violated the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act because its food labeling is false.
Chipotle's website carries disclaimers about the GMO content in its food. Those disclaimers say that "most animal feed in the U.S. is genetically modified, which means that the meat and dairy served at Chipotle are likely to come from animals given at least some GMO feed." They add that "many of the beverages sold in our restaurants contain genetically modified ingredients."
Gallagher contended that most Chipotle diners are unlikely to see these disclaimers, and will rely instead on the company's advertising.
Her lawsuit seeks class action status and unspecified damages.
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A metro Atlanta police officer was in critical condition after he, a homeowner and a dog were shot when police responded to a call at the wrong house, authorities said.
Officers responded to a call for a burglary in progress about 7:30 p.m. ET, but they went to the wrong address because the caller gave only a description of a "gray brick house" without a street number, Cedric Alexander, public safety director in DeKalb County, said.
The officer was wounded in the thigh and "lost a lot of blood," Alexander said. The homeowner's condition wasn't reported, but the dog was killed, he added.
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An ancient temple in Syria's Palmyra has been destroyed, a monitoring group with the United Nations said Monday after an explosion sparked speculation that ISIS had blown up the historic site, NBC News reported.
Witnesses told The Associated Press Monday that ISIS militants, who captured Palmyra in May, significantly damaged the 2,000 year old Temple of Bel by bombing it. And an ISIS operative, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told the AP over Skype on Monday that militants had detonated explosives near the temple.
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research said that satellite analysis confirmed that the main building at the temple has been demolished.
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The black bear that prompted state officials to block off hiking trails in Connecticut last week after it was caught on camera circling a hiker has a history of aggression, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
Wildlife biologist Jason Hawley said the bear, which is tagged, caused problems in the past while living near Bradley International Airport.
At one point, the animal chased a woman into her workplace and put its paws up against the glass, according to Hawley.
A Turkish court charged two Vice News journalists and their assistant on Monday with "aiding a terrorist organization" and ordered them arrested pending trial, NBC News reported.
Two British journalists, correspondent Jake Hanrahan and cameraman Philip Pendlebury, and their Turkey-based assistant were detained on Thursday while reporting from Diyarbakir, the main city in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast, where renewed fighting between security forces and Kurdish rebels has killed scores of people.
It wasn't immediately clear which organization the journalists are accused of aiding. Their employer has called the charges "baseless and alarmingly false."
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A Houston-area sheriff's deputy police officer who was ambushed at a gas station Friday night was shot 15 times, authorities said Monday.
Shannon J. Miles, who is charged with capital murder in the shooting, appeared briefly in state District Court on Monday. He is being held without bond and was appointed two attorneys.
Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson said Deputy Darren Goforth was shot 15 times in the head and back and the shell casings match the handgun that was found at Miles' home. She also said a witness saw the shooting.
Goforth, a 10-year veteran, was pumping gas about 8:20 p.m. Friday when he was ambushed and fatally shot. He died at the gas station in Cypress.
Anderson would not comment to reporters after the hearing regarding a motive.
Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a historic visit to Alaska.
In a bid to further his environmental legacy, Obama brought the power of the presidential pulpit to Anchorage and called on other nations to take swift action as negotiations for a global climate treaty near a close. In a speech to an Arctic climate summit, Obama sought to set the tone for a three-day tour of Alaska that will put the state's liquefying glaciers and sinking villages on graphic display.
A settlement was not reached after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had a final face-to-face meeting before a judge rules on the "Deflategate" case.
"The parties tried quite hard, I think. I have no qualms with how much each party tried. But in this case, it didn't happen," U.S. District Judge Richard Berman told necn.
Berman said he expects to make his decision Tuesday or Wednesday.
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A North Texas police officer is credited with helping save a woman from a burning car, and the rescue was caught on video.
Garland police officer Michael Mallison was headed to court in Dallas on the morning of Aug. 21 when he came upon a serious crash along U.S. Highway 80.
A handful of people were already gathered around a smoking vehicle near Big Town Boulevard in Mesquite, with some using fire extinguishers to stop the entire car from catching fire. Mallison grabbed yet another extinguisher and ran to help.
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Prosecutors say six of the seven football players accused of hazing and sexually assaulting four other teammates in a New Jersey high school locker room have been placed on probationary terms.
Each of the Sayreville War Memorial High School players will also have to serve 50 hours of community service. But they will not have to register as sex offenders.
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A man who bought a California Lottery ticket with money he just happened to find on the floor has won $1 million.
Hubert Tang had not bought a lottery ticket in 10 years, but when he found a $20 bill on the street outside San Francisco International Airport Wednesday, he used it to buy two "$1 Million Jackpot! Scratchers" tickets, according to lottery officials.