Achilles is a designated rat hunter at Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. The museum veterinarian said the cat "loves his motherland and couldn't vote otherwise."
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On Wednesday, the Legislative and Judicial branches of the federal government clashed over who should direct how one body deals with sexual harassment complaints.
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72 lives were lost in the fire. The incident has come to symbolize poor living conditions in public housing and what is perceived as a slow and distant government response.
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The raid came days after three bishops in Chile resigned over the church's decades-long sex abuse and coverup.
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The largest Protestant denomination in the country closed its annual meeting Wednesday with a partisan speech from the vice president. The group's new leader quickly sought to distance it from Pence.
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Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting is a former bank executive testifying before Congress this week about reshaping some banking rules. He wants big banks to start making small-dollar loans.
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Florida has a growing bloc of Puerto Rican voters in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson and his main challenger, GOP Gov. Rick Scott, are fighting over recovery efforts.
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The soccer tournament kicks off in Moscow on Thursday. From new stars to controversial stadiums, here's our guide on what to follow.
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After decades of modern fire prevention some forests are much thicker than they've been historically. New research offers a guide to thinning that could keep wildfires smaller and shorter.
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The Justice Department's inspector general is expected to conclude that James Comey ignored official guidelines in investigating Hillary Clinton's private email server.
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Internal documents shed light on the federal government's slow response to Hurricane Maria: FEMA failed to get enough supplies to Puerto Rico before the storm and then scrambled to supply them after.
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Democrats see a focus on health care as one way to hold onto Senate seats in red states in the November midterms. That's despite being repeatedly beaten on health care messaging in recent elections.
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London Breed is a native San Franciscan who grew up in public housing. Her opponent, a former state senator, would have been the city's first openly gay mayor.
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The fires have shut down the San Juan National Forest and destroyed homes in the tourist hub of Moab, Utah.
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You can help prevent suicide, researchers say, by knowing the signs and reaching out. More boys and men in the U.S. take their own lives than women and girls, but that difference has narrowed.
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The Miami-area boy was intentionally and falsely arrested in Florida for four burglaries that he did not commit, federal prosecutors said in an indictment filed Monday.