Computer chips are seen on newly-issued credit cards. In an effort to reduce counterfeiting and credit card fraud, more than 200 million payment cards have been issued with embedded computer chips in the U.S. ahead of an Oct. 1 deadline, according to the Smart Card Alliance.
At a recent campaign rally in New Hampshire, only a few dozen people showed up to hear former Gov. Martin O'Malley. Many of them were reporters; others were bused in by the candidate's campaign.
The funeral for Harris County Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth was held Sept. 4 in Houston. After Goforth was fatally shot at a gas station on Aug. 29, some spoke about a "war on cops." But while 2014 did see more officer deaths than 2013, one expert says that's not a sign of a statistically significant spike.
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Ex-Iowa State Sen. Kent Sorenson defected from Michele Bachmann's campaign before the 2012 Iowa caucuses. In a 2014 plea deal, he admitted that he lied about payments from the Ron Paul campaign.
Kelly Carlin (center) says her parents, Brenda and George Carlin, could never be accused of hovering over their only child — she says her dad was "the ultimate laissez faire parent."
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The church of Our Lady Queen of Angels in New York City's East Harlem neighborhood closed in 2007, but parishioners still congregate outside the parish for service every Sunday.
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