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Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., told reporters that he believes Congress can approve the legislation and send it to the president before the Friday night deadline to avert another partial shutdown.
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The company signaled its leadership change last month even before filing for bankruptcy. The utility giant faces billions of dollars in liability claims due to California's wildfires.
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The media attention around Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook photos shed light on the larger problem of how racism affects medical care for African Americans.
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Bipartisan negotiators are working on a border security funding deal — but both sides are still sorting out what kind of "wall" or "barrier" is in and whether President Trump will sign it.
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Authorities recommended conducting the test so that the country can assess its cyberdefenses in case of aggression, Russian media report.
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In Sweden, few people use cash anymore. Most people pay by card, online or with digital apps, and that trend is spurring a new debate on whether going cashless is fair for everyone.
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The animals returned to their enclosure at the Belfast Zoo after a short time, but not before alarmed visitors came face to face with at least one chimpanzee.
The president's State of the Union address made a bold pledge. But his 2019 budget proposal calls for massive cuts to foreign assistance programs that address AIDS.
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The deaths from the homemade booze, known to many Indians as "hooch" or country liquor, have sparked protests, accusations and finger-pointing.
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International supporters who had rallied around Hakeem al-Araibi under the hashtag #SaveHakeem, rejoiced over the news. But Bahrain said it "reaffirms its right" to pursue legal action against him.
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Democrats want to cap the number of beds ICE may use to detain people arrested for overstaying their visas and other minor crimes. President Trump says the idea is "crazy."
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The letter was prompted by tweets by freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., that these fellow Democratic lawmakers say feeds anti-Semitic sentiment.
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Does exercise recovery work? Science writer Christie Aschwanden examines the physiology and effectiveness of sports drinks, protein powders and other products and services in her new book, Good to Go.
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Members of the Hartford, Conn., newsroom said they are petitioning for a union election while also asking Tribune Publishing, the paper's parent, to voluntarily recognize the union.
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Indexes climbed on Monday as Washington and Beijing officials continue to try to hash out a deal and avoid an escalation of a trade war.
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"The border 'emergency' is a manufactured crisis," Newsom is expected to say at his State of the State address this week. "And California will not be part of this political theater."
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After more than a year of negotiations, the teachers union and the school district still can't agree on a base pay increase. The district's plan depends too much on incentive bonuses, the union says.
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February is High Holiday season in Romancelandia — and what better time to recommend some great romances? From Victorian jewel thieves to modern-day road trips, we've got something for everyone.
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Despite a rise in religious doctrine from the government, a recent survey shows a dip in the portion of people identifying as religious, compared with a poll in 2008.
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The restaurant business can be tough on your mental health, and has led some chefs to suicide. Chef Patrick Mulvaney is helping Sacramento kitchen workers learn the warning signs and ask for help.
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