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Big night: Clinton, Trump finally face off

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton face off Monday night in New York. A strong debate doesn’t usually win the presidency, but a bad one can help lose it.

National

Golfing legend Arnold Palmer, 87, dies

Palmer rose from a blue-collar background to become part of the sport’s royalty – he was colloquially known on the PGA tour as “The King” – and frequent playing partner of U.S. presidents. He left an indelible mark on the world of golf in the form of nearly 300 signature – designed courses, and Arnold Palmer Enterprises, which handled his endorsements and other ventures, helped make Palmer the first golfer to make his name a worldwide franchise.

World

Kerry asks Colombian war victims for their help

Secretary of States John Kerry promised a group of victims from Colombia’s 50 year conflict with leftist rebels that the United States is committed to continuing to help. Kerry is in Colombia today to meet with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and attend the peace agreement signing ceremony for the historic accord between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

World

El Salvador credits U.S. for drop in homicides there

One of the most violent nations in the world credited the United States with helping improve security and cut homicides by 50 percent this year. The president of El Salvador, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, shared the progress with Vice President Joe Biden at a Sept. 23 security and migration forum with the presidents of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala at the Inter-American Development Bank.

Videos

Alligator found parked in Texas garage

Fulshear Police Department removed an alligator from a Cross Creek Ranch garage with the help of a wrangler. The department later posted video of the removal on Facebook, saying the alligator wasn't hurt and that she will be released to an alligator farm in El Campo, Texas.
Fulshear Police Department
Alligator found parked in Texas garage 0:25

Alligator found parked in Texas garage

Bear takes an uninvited dip in family pool 0:37

Bear takes an uninvited dip in family pool

Pilot takes down passenger who pushed flight attendant 1:51

Pilot takes down passenger who pushed flight attendant

Austin police arrest black teacher, tell her African-Americans have 'violent tendencies' 6:06

Austin police arrest black teacher, tell her African-Americans have 'violent tendencies'