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Defense budget bill sent to Trump's desk

WASHINGTON – Congress on Thursday sent President Donald Trump a sweeping defense policy bill authorizing a $700 billion budget for...

November 17, 2017 1:00 am


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Franken apologizes for groping woman

WASHINGTON – Minnesota Sen. Al Franken faces a storm of criticism and a likely ethics investigation after a Los Angeles radio...

November 17, 2017 1:00 am


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Tax code overhaul passes House

WASHINGTON – Republicans rammed a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through the House on Thursday,...

November 17, 2017 1:00 am


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Moore's campaign takes on his female accusers

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Ever defiant, Republican Roy Moore's campaign Thursday lashed out at the women accusing him of sexual...

November 17, 2017 1:00 am


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Senator's corruption case ends in mistrial

NEWARK, N.J. – The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended Thursday with the jury hopelessly deadlocked on all...

November 17, 2017 1:00 am


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Gay-marriage foe Davis puts town back in spotlight

MOREHEAD, Ky. – The last place Lincoln Caudill expected to see his eastern Kentucky hometown was on a television in a Philadelphia...

November 17, 2017 1:00 am


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Trump to host NCAA champs, So Carolina women decline invite

President Donald Trump will host college sports championship teams at the White House on Friday.

November 17, 2017 9:34 am


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Selective outrage: Trump criticizes Franken, silent on Moore

Moves quickly to condemn accusations against Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken as "really bad."

November 17, 2017 8:12 am


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NJ Sen. Menendez's bribery trial ends in a hung jury

The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday when the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on...

November 16, 2017 1:50 pm


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Senators rip tax plan, put majority at risk

WASHINGTON – A key Senate Republican on Wednesday said he would not support the emerging GOP tax plan and another expressed major...

November 16, 2017 1:00 am


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Ban on bump stocks goes nowhere in DC

WASHINGTON – It has been six weeks since Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock attached a device to his semiautomatic firearm that...

November 16, 2017 1:00 am


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GOP braces for extended clash in Alabama

Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore and his allies in Alabama are bracing for an extended conflict.

November 16, 2017 8:13 am


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Trump exhorts UCLA trio to thank Xi for release in China

Freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley were detained in Hangzhou for questioning following allegations of shoplifting.

November 16, 2017 8:07 am


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Trump keeps silent as Moore-Alabama storm grows louder

Far from surrendering, Roy Moore's camp fought back against allegations of sexual impropriety with teenage girls years ago when he was in...

November 15, 2017 7:00 pm


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Politics really is ruining Thanksgiving, according to our smartphones

Even when controlling for travel distance and demographic characteristics, families likely to have voted differently spent 20 to 30 fewer...

November 15, 2017 5:50 pm