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Post-Alabama, Democrats See A Slim Path To A Senate Majority, But Challenges Remain

4 hours 22 min ago

An unlikely win in Alabama gives Democrats an elusive third target they may need to flip the Senate, but a difficult map remains. There are signs, however, of a blue wave forming in 2018.

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In Election Year, Drug Industry Spent Big To Temper Talk About High Drug Prices

4 hours 22 min ago

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, the brand-name drug industry's main trade group, spent liberally to shift the conversation on prices during the last presidential campaign.

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Top Stories: Trump To Discuss National Security; Firefighters Gain On Calif. Blaze

5 hours 10 min ago

Also: A South African party is choosing the next president; more destruction is reported of Rohingya villages in Myanmar; and the power is back in Atlanta's largest airport.

Compliment Or Come-On? Confusion Over How To Define Sexual Harassment

5 hours 20 min ago

The past few months of sexual harassment scandals are making some workers question whether unspoken rules in the workplace are changing.

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Why Teens Find The End Of The World So Appealing

5 hours 21 min ago

Dystopian novels are all about consequences, choices and grey areas. And psychologists say that plays right into the sweet spot of the developing teenage brain.

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Why Trump Continues to Forge An Unlikely Bond with Religious Conservatives

5 hours 22 min ago

It is not that conservative evangelicals think Trump is one of them but rather that they believe he is being used by God. As the Bible says, "By their fruits ye shall know them." (Matthew 7:20)

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California's Thomas Fire 45 Percent Contained

5 hours 58 min ago

The fire was again jolted by high winds, prompting a slew of voluntary evacuation orders in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.

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Trump To Outline His Blueprint For Military And Foreign Policy

6 hours 21 min ago

President Trump will set out his national security strategy, stressing strong defense, homeland protection and economic prosperity. It could help guide decisions on defense spending and trade talks.

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As Temperatures Fall, No Halt To Evictions Across Most Of The Country

6 hours 22 min ago

Some countries, such as France, Austria and Poland, prohibit removing people from their homes during cold weather but that's not the case in the United States.

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Week Ahead: Trump Might Get His Tax Bill, But That Might Be It Until After 2018

6 hours 22 min ago

Republicans in Congress are likely to pass their tax bill this week, raising questions about House Speaker Paul Ryan's future and what, if anything, will happen next year

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On A Bad Date? These Apps Could Help You Stay Safe

6 hours 34 min ago

Safety apps are designed to help women ease out of a dating situation that seems uncomfortable or dangerous. But experts say it's also important to help friends in real life.

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Older Adults' Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep

6 hours 35 min ago

As people get older, brain waves that occur during deep sleep become less synchronized. This appears to disrupt a system that saves new memories.

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South Africa's ANC To Chose President Zuma's Replacement On 2019 Ballot

6 hours 52 min ago

Two candidates are under consideration to represent the African National Congress to succeed Zuma, whose presidency has been marked by scandal.

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Honduran Court Rules For Incumbent President Weeks After Disputed Vote

8 hours 49 min ago

The country's election court officially declared President Juan Orlando Hernandez the winner over his rival, TV star Salvador Nasralla, by barely 1.5 percentage points.

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Carolina Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson Says He Will Sell Team

10 hours 9 min ago

The announcement came just hours after the NFL announced an investigation of allegations of workplace misconduct, which reportedly includes complaints of inappropriate comments to female employees.

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Airport Power Outage In Atlanta Leaves Thousands Stranded

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 23:27

People traveling through the world's busiest airport struggled to get home after a power outage there forced hundreds of flight cancellations. Many travelers were stuck in grounded planes for hours.

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'We Feel Like Home': Displaced Puerto Ricans Celebrate Traditional Christmas Parranda

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 19:11

Thousands of Puerto Ricans have moved to the U.S. mainland after Hurricane Maria. On Saturday, Hartford, Conn., welcomed some of its newcomers with a Puerto Rican Christmas tradition: a parranda.

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Two Weeks In, Firefighters Battle To Save Homes From Southern California Wildfires

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 18:36

The Thomas Fire in Southern California is on it's way to being the largest in the state's history. Fourteen days in, the flames continue to burn in bone dry, windy conditions. It's burning above the wealthy areas of Santa Barbara County, it's only 40 percent contained and will likely burn for days to come.

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Rockets To Year's Top Domestic Opening, Disney Says

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 15:57

The latest film in the space odyssey juggernaut brought in $450 million globally in its debut weekend, and that's not counting China.

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Trump Allies Allege Mueller's Obtaining Trump Transition Emails Was 'Unlawful'

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 15:35

The emails were stored with General Services Administration, an agency that hosted the Trump Transition email system. Trump lawyers say the emails were "privileged materials" not government property.

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