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House GOP health bill projection: 23 million more uninsured

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The Congressional Budget Office says the health care bill Republicans pushed through the House...

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2 fatally stabbed on Oregon train after trying to stop man's anti-Muslim rants,

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Two men were stabbed to death Friday on a light-rail train in Portland, Oregon, after they tried to intervene when another passenger began “ranting and raving” and shouting anti-Muslim hate speech at two young women, police said. According to witnesses, a white male...


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Pilot's remains back on US soil from Vietnam after 52 years

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Deborah Crosby touched her father’s flag-draped casket as her three brothers hugged her in a tearful embrace on the tarmac at the San Diego airport Friday — ending a more than half century search to find and bring home the remains of Lt. Cmdr. Frederick P. Crosby, shot down as a...


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Trump adviser McMaster says he wouldn't 'be concerned' about Russia back

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. TAORMINA, Italy -- President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, said Saturday he “would not be concerned” about having a back-channel communications system with Russia, though he and other top White House officials refused to comment specifically...


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Kushner questions left unanswered as Trump aides praise trip

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Two of Donald Trump’s top advisers said he achieved his major goals on his first overseas trip but declined to answer questions on the topic dominating headlines back home: the FBI’s interest in presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner. “We’re not going to comment on Jared. We’re...


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'You don't have a dadgum thing to apologize for': A Georgia father's consoling

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. In the hours after a suicide bomber blew himself up near the entrance of Manchester Arena, a devastated Ariana Grande tweeted: “broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don’t have words.” It was a poignant, heartbreaking reaction from the 23-year-old...


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Coal mines' rebirth as clean-energy source plotted in Appalachia

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Ben Chafin sees the future of clean energy in abandoned coal shafts. The Virginia state senator, whose Appalachian district is pockmarked with empty mines, pushed through legislation in April that encourages companies to transform those tunnels into giant storage devices to...


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Wall Street loves rule-busting - here's how Trump makes it happen

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Few Americans care about beryllium. Most have probably never heard of it. But, it turns out, the metal -- symbol Be on the periodic table -- offers a case study on governing by President Donald Trump. With little fanfare earlier this year, the Department of Labor delayed and...


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De Blasio promotes his national role while seeking re-election

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. It’s a New York axiom that being mayor is a dead end for anyone seeking higher office. That hasn’t stopped Bill de Blasio from making a string of appearances outside the city that might come in handy should he maybe, one day, just saying, run for president. This month, de...


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Space garbage in orbit makes leaving Earth much more dangerous

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Danger lurks in Earth’s orbit as thousands of rogue objects speed around the planet-and you can’t exactly call a guy with a truck to come sweep it all up. These aren’t stray pebbles-they’re bits and pieces of all the junk we’ve shot up there in the 60 years since Sputnik, from...


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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Pictures Of The Week Photo Gallery

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week’s gallery features images of demonstrators in Brazil and Venezuela, and Russian Orthodox Christians...


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