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Republican Scores Victory in Montana House Special Election

3 hours 48 min ago
Republican Greg Gianforte won a hotly contested House race in Montana, holding on to a GOP seat despite an 11th-hour charge of assaulting a reporter.
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Trump Tells NATO to Pay Up for Military

4 hours 11 min ago
President Donald Trump issued tough new spending demands for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization while withholding public support for a core tenet of the security alliance that an attack on one member nation is an attack on all.
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Trump Calls for Intelligence Review After Manchester Leaks

4 hours 40 min ago
President Donald Trump said Thursday he has ordered a review of leaks of sensitive information within his administration following concerns from British officials about intelligence sharing with the U.S.
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FDA Chief Proposes Changes to Fight High Drug Prices

4 hours 40 min ago
The new commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration plans a multifaceted effort to restrain high prescription-drug prices, centered on speeding cheaper generic medicines onto the U.S. market.
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Court Won't Restore Trump's Travel Ban

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 22:58
A Virginia-based federal appeals court rejected President Donald Trump’s request to reinstate his revised executive order on immigration, saying the president likely acted with improper motives when seeking to temporarily bar U.S. entry for travelers from six Muslim-majority countries.
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How Alleged Russian Hacker Teamed Up With Florida GOP Operative

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 22:33
Political consultant Aaron Nevins asked for and received documents from hacker “Guccifer 2.0” and posted some on his blog, after which the hacker called the blog to the attention of Trump adviser Roger Stone.
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Sean Hannity Loses Some Advertisers After Advancing Conspiracy Theory

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 22:21 and a handful of sponsors have pulled their ads from the Fox News star’s nightly opinion show after he advanced a conspiracy theory about the death of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich.
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Refugee's Search for Fulfillment Leads to Texas

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:41
Joshua Mahinanda Kangere, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, left a job and friends in Connecticut and headed to Texas, where he hopes to find a job as a nurse.
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Muslim Group Sues Bayonne Over Mosque Zoning Denial

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:39
Bayonne Muslims said that proposed mosque treated differently from churches and synagogues in the New Jersey city, alleging religious discrimination
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Change and Culture Collide in America's Prison Capital

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:29
Louisiana is on the verge of a criminal justice overhaul aimed at slashing the highest incarceration rate in America. But the failure of more-sweeping changes illustrates the challenges of such overhauls in states where law and order is embedded in the culture and the economy.
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GOP Senators Wrestle With Health-care Overhaul

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:57
GOP Senators say there is little consensus yet on key planks for how they plan to overhaul the health-care system but how to protect people with pre-existing conditions and lowering premiums are central concerns.
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FBI Holds Off on Giving James Comey's Memos to Congress

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 19:57
The FBI will withhold from Congress memos its former director wrote about his interactions with President Donald Trump while the agency weighs how the appointment of a special counsel affects investigations on Capitol Hill.
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Montanans Vote as GOP Candidate's Assault Charge Hangs Over Race

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 19:56
The Montana House special election was upended on the eve of Thursday’s balloting when the Republican candidate was charged with assault, and the Democrats are making a last-day push to capitalize on the imbroglio and get voters to the polls.
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Shoot-Out With San Bernardino Terrorists Detailed in Report

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 19:13
Vivid details from the Dec. 2 2015 street shoot-out were released Thursday as part of the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s report, which concluded the officers were justified in using deadly force to kill the couple.
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Trump and Macron Display White-Knuckle Diplomacy

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:33
Before President Trump’s first overseas trip, some European officials prepped for unexpected greetings from the U.S. leader. On Thursday, French President Macron appeared to get the upper hand.
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Trump Officials Offer Differing Views on Tax Plan

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:01
The Trump administration intends to offer a tax plan that will pay for itself without factoring in potential economic growth that could stem from the plan, the White House budget director told senators, apparently marking a sudden and significant shift in the administration’s priorities.
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Move Over Texas, N.Y. Is Rustling Up Some Top-Notch Barbecue

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 14:39
For serious barbecue fans, the meccas of meat are places like Texas or North Carolina, but New York has been experiencing a boom in restaurants whipping up some creative barbecue fare.
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Doctor Who Battled Against Hysterectomy Procedure Dies

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:41
A doctor whose battle with uterine cancer brought national attention to a common hysterectomy device that can spread malignancy has died at her home outside of Philadelphia. Amy Reed was 44 years old.
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CBO's Health-Law Report Sets Up Fight Among Senate GOP

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:38
A health overhaul bill approved by the House would leave 23 million more people uninsured while reducing the federal deficit by $119 billion in the next decade compared with current law, according to a new estimate from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
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How a Democratic Governor Pushed Prison Overhaul in a Law-and-Order State

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:00
Gov. John Bel Edwards defied the caricature of a soft-on-crime liberal and won the support of powerful factions of law enforcement. But now they are standing in the way of what he hoped would be his legacy.
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