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Warring Parties Sign Cease-Fire In South Sudan

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 07:00

Previous agreements have quickly collapsed. The ongoing civil war has created one of the world's worst humanitarian crises.

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Wisconsin Hopes Foxconn Will Make It A Digital Hub, But Skepticism Abounds

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 05:02

President Trump, who will attend the plant's groundbreaking Thursday, sees Foxconn as part of a new revival in U.S. manufacturing, but the state had to fork over billions to lure the company.

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Justice Department Bosses Due In Congress Amid Fallout Over 2016 Election Probes

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 05:00

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray may get a contentious reception in the House Judiciary Committee.

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The Election Of 2016 Is Nowhere Near Over, And Still Pulling Americans Apart

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 05:00

Far from subsiding, the political animosities stirred by the tumultuous presidential cycle of 2015-16 grow more disruptive, remaking both our major parties and altering our public life as a nation.

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Opioid Makers Cut Back On Marketing Payments To Doctors

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 05:00

ProPublica found that drugmakers spent less to market opioids to doctors in 2016 than in prior years. Studies have shown that payments to doctors are linked to more prescriptions for the drugs.

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Trump Says He Will Nominate New Supreme Court Justice From This List

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 05:00

The 25 individuals are thought to be reliable conservatives, most now serving on federal appeals courts or state supreme courts. The list includes one lawmaker: Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.

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Reuniting Families Separated At The Border Proves Complicated

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 05:00

A volunteer in Baltimore spends her days trying to reconnect migrant children and parents who have been separated and detained. One story illustrate why it is not necessarily simple.

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President Trump: Kennedy Retirement Makes Senate Control 'Vital' For Republicans

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 23:07

At a campaign rally in North Dakota, President Trump underscored to voters how critical keeping a GOP Senate majority in November's midterm elections is in order to secure Supreme Court picks.

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