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Senate approves bill to extend 9/11 victims fund

The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks...

July 23, 2019 4:30 pm


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Ex-Flynn business partner convicted of illegal lobbying

A jury on Tuesday convicted a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn on charges he illegally acted as...

July 23, 2019 4:30 pm


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Senators unveil compromise to reduce drug costs for seniors

Two senior senators – a Republican and a Democrat – unveiled compromise legislation Tuesday to reduce prescription drug costs...

July 23, 2019 3:30 pm


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Videos of water being dumped on police officers create stir

Cellphone videos of people brazenly dousing uniformed New York Police Department patrolmen with water have sparked outrage and led police...

July 23, 2019 2:20 pm


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Diplomats' brain scans show differences, add to Cuba mystery

Advanced brain scans found perplexing differences in U.S. diplomats who say they developed concussion-like symptoms after working in Cuba.

July 23, 2019 2:10 pm


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Thunderstorms leave many without power, cause flooding

Storms broke the heat in the Northeast and Midwest but also knocked out power to thousands and caused flash flooding in some areas.

July 23, 2019 2:10 pm


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Georgia abortion law foes seek to keep it from taking effect

Opponents of a Georgia law that bans most abortions on Tuesday asked a judge to keep it from taking effect while their legal challenge...

July 23, 2019 2:10 pm


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Deadly 2018 Amtrak crash caused by safety oversights, delays

Federal safety officials ruled Tuesday yet another fatal train crash in the United States has been caused by easy-to-fix human errors.

July 23, 2019 2:10 pm


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Florida lawmaker: Look into Epstein work release from jail

A Florida lawmaker asked Gov. Ron DeSantis to authorize a state investigation into the circumstances of Jeffrey Epstein's freedom to leave...

July 23, 2019 2:10 pm


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Questions raised over arrest of Mexican national in Missouri

A Missouri congressman is questioning why federal immigration officials broke a car window and pulled a Mexican national out of his car...

July 23, 2019 2:00 pm


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Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in N Carolina

A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people's right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in...

July 23, 2019 1:20 pm


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Senate confirms Army veteran Mark Esper secretary of defense

It took seven months, but President Donald Trump finally has a Senate-confirmed secretary of defense.

July 23, 2019 1:20 pm


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USDA rule could affect food stamp eligibility for 3 million

The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed tightening automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program, a change that could...

July 23, 2019 11:30 am