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Rising GOP star runs into anti-Trumpers

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:28pm
A rising star in the Senate Republican ranks ran into a mess in her home state Tuesday.
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Opinion: How Uber got the message

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:27pm
An innocent mistake. That's what management of Uber Technologies Inc. reportedly told engineer Susan J. Fowler when she complained in 2015 that her manager was sexually harassing her.
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How to defend yourself from Trump's handshake

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:21pm
CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on how to defend yourself against Trump's bizarre handshake.
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Pruitt tries to soothe worries at EPA

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:21pm
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt tried his best Tuesday to fuse his humbler vision of his new agency with his stated respect for its long-serving, ambitious regulators in his maiden speech to EPA employees.
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Longtime friend opens up about Trump

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 9:57pm
Tom Barrack, a longtime confidant of Trump, said in an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett that he ate meatloaf with the President, days after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he had to do the same.
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Bull escapes New York slaughterhouse

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 9:38pm
A bull that escaped a slaughterhouse before running through the streets of New York on Tuesday morning later died, authorities said.
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Party rivals spar over Trump immigration policy

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 9:29pm
Former Rep. Tom Tancredo and California State Senate Leader Kevin de Leon spar over Donald Trump's immigration policy.
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Anne Frank Center director explodes over Trump

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 9:12pm
CNN contributor Kayleigh McEnany and Director of the Anne Frank Center Steven Goldstein get into a heated debate about President Donald Trump's first public condemnation of anti-Semitic acts.
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Missouri man accused of trying to aid ISIS-inspired attack

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 8:54pm
A 25-year-old Jefferson City, Missouri, man was charged with attempting to provide material support to people he thought were ISIS-inspired terrorists, according to the US Attorney's Office.
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Russian, Ukrainian tensions evident at UN after Churkin's death

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 7:26pm
The UN Security Council paid public tribute to late Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin on Tuesday -- but tensions simmered behind the scenes, as Ukraine blocked a more formal statement of condolences.
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Conspiracy-filled graffiti found at National Mall on Presidents Day weekend

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 7:24pm
US Park Police discovered several instances of bizarre, conspiratorial graffiti at the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial over Presidents Day weekend, officials said.
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Controversial Breitbart editor resigns

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 7:15pm
Recently unearthed remarks in which he seemed to endorse sexual relationships between "younger boys and older men" cost him two opportunities to reach a larger audience.
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Spicer: At some point, laws are laws

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 7:06pm
When asked about President Trump's immigration policy and whether a deported Mexican woman and mother of two was a threat, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the administration should not have to decide who should and should not be deported.
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Famine declared in South Sudan

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 6:27pm
Famine in South Sudan has left 100,000 people on the verge of starvation and almost 5 million people, more than 40% of the country's population, in need of urgent help, aid agencies say.
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Teen inspires first transgender doll

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 6:15pm
Like any other girl, 16-y old Jazz Jennings always loved dolls and dresses. But Jazz wasn't a normal girl - she was born a boy. She is one of the youngest people to be documented as transgender, and it has garnered her a following. The latest installment of this appreciative fandom is a doll version of the teen.
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Why the Oscars can afford to get political

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 5:54pm
For years, conservatives have railed against Hollywood's liberal political leanings, gleefully citing declining award-show ratings as proof that people were turned off by civics lectures from privileged stars.
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First lady Melania Trump takes aim at critics

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 5:53pm
First Lady Melania Trump addressed the crowd at a rally, explaining the role she wants to play for women everywhere and blaming the "opposition" for the way they have portrayed her.
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Schumer: Democratic opposition holding against Gorsuch, Obamacare repeal

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 5:51pm
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer predicted Tuesday that Senate Republicans will struggle to get enough Democratic support to achieve two of their main upcoming legislative goals: confirming Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court and repealing and replacing Obamacare.
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Split by Trump's travel ban, a family races to reunite

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 5:48pm
Abdalla hears his English teacher's voice beaming across the room like a ray of sunshine.
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Opinion: DHS builds a wall without laying a brick

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 5:46pm
On Jan. 25, President Trump issued two executive orders calling for the dramatic expansion of immigration enforcement in the name of public safety -- at the border and throughout the United States.
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