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A protest sign sits in the proposed path of the Keystone XL Pipeline in Silver Creek, Neb.

Keystone Pipeline Oil Spill Reported In South Dakota

Updated at 8 p.m. ET

TransCanada, the company that owns and operates the Keystone Pipeline, says that an estimated 210,000 gallons, or 5,000 barrels, of oil have spilled near the small town of Amherst, S.D.

Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore listens to a question during a news conference with supporters and faith leaders along with his wife, Kayla, on Thursday in Birmingham.

White House Says Moore Allegations 'Very Troubling,' But Alabama Voters Should Decide

Updated at 6:55 p.m. ET

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that President Trump believes the allegations of sexual misconduct and sexual assault against Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore are "very troubling and should be taken seriously" but stopped short of calling on him to step aside as other national Republican leaders have.

A car leans against a building, the result of the immense and sudden floods that hit Mandra, a town near Athens, on Thursday.

Deadly Floods Devastate Western Greek Cities

At least 15 people are dead and a dozen injured after overnight downpours caused sudden and catastrophic flooding in cities outside Athens, according to Reuters. In western cities like Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara, citizens lost homes, cars and businesses. Forecasters expect more rain tonight.

Greg Miller shows the Suboxone medication in 2016 that he has taken daily for his addiction to painkillers.

What To Make Of A Head-To-Head Test Of Addiction Treatments

Addiction specialists caution against reading too much into a new study released this week that compares two popular medications for opioid addiction. This much-anticipated research is the largest study so far to directly compare the widely used treatment Suboxone with relative newcomer Vivitrol.

Researchers who compared the two drugs found them equally effective once treatment started. But there are fundamental differences in the way treatment begins, which makes these findings difficult to interpret.

Bipartisan Group Of Senators Aim To Improve Criminal Background Check System

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Russia Still Not Compliant With Sports Doping Regulations

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Minnesota Sen. Al Franken Faces Sexual Assault Allegations From L.A. Radio Host

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Why Google Home Has Hard Time Recognizing The Smash Hit 'Despacito'

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After The Military Seized Control, What's Next For Zimbabwe?

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Trump Visits Capitol Hill To Rally Support For House Republicans Tax Bill

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