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Pastafarian wins right to wear colander in driver's license photo

A member of the " Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster " is being allowed to wear a colander in her driver's license picture. Also known as a " Pastafarian ", Lindsay Miller relied on her religious beliefs when she waged a legal battle against the Registry of Motor Vehicles in order to force the agency to waive its restriction on hats for license photos.

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Teen Accused in Missouri Threats Influenced by Umpqua Shooter, Officials Say

Among other things, the student protesters around the US are calling for greater diversity on the faculty, more spending on scholarships for minorities, more instruction on tolerance and sensitivity, and more resources such as cultural centers.

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What Time Is the Democratic Debate On?

It will be held at Drake University and hosted by CBS News , KCCI-TV, The Des Moines Register , and Twitter. Garrett will also anchor post-debate coverage at 11pm ET. Hillary Clinton will nearly certainly remain at the center of the debate , and the dynamic between her and Bernie Sanders , in particular, will be closely scrutinized.

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Trump bounces back in new Iowa poll

Ted Cruz of Texas at 13 percent, and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush at 4 percent, the independent Quinnipiac University Poll finds. The poll appeared to show Trump and Carson garnering the most benefit from the debates.

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Shonda Rhimes Admits Killing Off An Actor She Didn't Like

If I had been thinking that anybody else was going to read it, I probably would have censored myself so that what came out was sanitized, ' she laughed, 'for my protection'.

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Trump catches Carson in Iowa poll

If the election were held today, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson and Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton would each garner 47 percent of the vote, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll . When Clinton , the clear Democratic front-runner, is pitted against Sen. Voters say 58 - 39 percent that Trump does not have the right experience, the two lowest grades among top candidates.