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A Hunter On Gun Control: 'We Want Something To Change'

After Thursday's mass shooting at an Oregon community college, which left nine people dead and more injured, President Obama aired his frustration over gun laws in the U.S. At a news conference Friday, he called on voters to push their representatives to take action."You just have to, for a while, be a single-issue voter, because that's what is happening on the other side," Obama said. "And that's going to take some time. I mean, the NRA has had a good start."Not all gun owners agree with the...
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Record rainfall could taper off in much of South Carolina late Monday, after severe flooding left houses in Columbia and elsewhere with water up to their eaves. At least nine deaths were reported in the state, and some 70 miles of Interstate 95 were closed to traffic.

"If you're in your house, continue to stay in your house," Gov. Nikki Haley said Monday. "This is not the time to take pictures."

Update at 12:05 p.m. ET: Nearly 1,000 People In Shelters

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"We, the trade ministers ... are pleased to announce that we have successfully concluded the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiation," U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced Monday morning, to a loud round of applause.

Federal and state claims against BP for the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill have been resolved with the oil giant, the Justice Department says. The resolution includes civil claims and "the restoration of natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico," the agency says.

Details of the resolution are set to be announced Monday by Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch at an 11 a.m. ET news conference. The gathering is expected to include Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.

Our friends over at Planet Money built this interactive graphic that illuminates yet another aspect of the Education Department's new College Scorecard. It shows the average annual price that families actually pay at 1,550 four-year colleges, by income.

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The medicines they helped develop are credited with improving the lives of millions. And now three researchers working in the U.S., Japan and China have won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Among the winners: William C. Campbell of Drew University in Madison, N.J., for his work on the roundworm parasite.

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