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Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy Moore

Alabama Senate Moore Support

Alabama’s Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2017. There are 39 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas; Texas Gov. John B. Connally, in...


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Moore camp touts Trump's 'strong words of support' to raise cash

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. The campaign of embattled Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused by multiple women of improper sexual conduct when they were teenagers, trumpeted President Donald Trump’s support in a fundraising mailing Wednesday. “We are thankful that his words...


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Woman raises money for homeless man who helped her

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man when she ran out of gas in Philadelphia is raising money to help him. Kate McClure was heading to Philadelphia to visit a friend last month when she ran out of gas on Interstate 95. The Florence Township woman pulled over and...


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The Finance 202: There is something very strange about the GOP tax plan

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Here’s one way to tell whether a tax code rewrite is headed in the right direction: Corporate lobbyists should be whining that their private breaks are getting squeezed too hard, and economists should be cheering because the trashing of those preferences is paying for...


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400 professors boycott University of Rochester, urging students not to attend

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Hundreds of professors are urging their students not to apply to the University of Rochester, a private research university in western New York. The boycott comes after allegations that Florian Jaeger, a professor in the brain and cognitive science department, preyed...


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Source: Gymnastics doctor set to plead guilty to sex charges

Doctor-Sexual Assault

DETROIT (AP) — A sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University will plead guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and face at least 25 years in prison, a person with knowledge of the agreement said. The person was not authorized to...


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President Trump and accusations of sexual misconduct: The complete list

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. “Women are very special. I think it’s a very special time, a lot of things are coming out and I think that’s good for our society and I think it’s very, very good for women and I’m very happy a lot of these things are coming out. I’m very happy it’s being exposed."-...


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The Daily 202: 2018 could be the 'Year of the Woman' on steroids, with growing backlash

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The daily stream of revelations about sexual harassment should be viewed, at least in part, as a belated backlash to Donald Trump’s 2016 victory, which came despite the emergence of the “Access Hollywood” video and several women who accused him of misconduct. In...


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Analysis: House Republicans have a little-known plan to raise taxes on teachers by $2

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Every year, Brooke Richardson, who teaches English as a second language to mostly low-income Hispanic students in Atlanta, turns to her own pocketbook to help her students. She has lost track of how many pencils, markers, notebooks and glue sticks she buys a year....


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'John Conyers Jr. must go,' says Detroit Free Press. 'It looks an awful lot like hush

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Many House Democrats have stopped short of calling for Rep. John Conyers Jr., D-Mich., to resign in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against him. But the congressman’s hometown newspaper, the Detroit Free Press, did not hold back, publishing an editorial...


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