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NC fails to repeal 'bathroom bill' -- now what?

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 1:47pm
A day after North Carolina lawmakers failed to ax the state's "bathroom bill" -- despite holding a special session to do so -- the divisive law might not get a chance at repeal for a very long time.
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Trump denies he's dropping 'drain the swamp'

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 1:45pm
"Drain the swamp" was a refrain of Donald Trump during the presidential campaign, but on Wednesday Newt Gingrich said the president-elect "doesn't want to use it anymore" now that he's knee-deep in alligators. Trump tweeted Thursday that he will "always be trying to (drain the swamp)."
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Report: Snowden in contact with Russian intelligence

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 1:40pm
Edward Snowden has been in contact with Russian intelligence officials since arriving in Russia in 2013, according to a new report from Congress.
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Fossils help scientists chew on dinosaur mystery

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 1:14pm
A group of 13 dinosaurs that died in a mud pit in China has yielded an unprecedented discovery.
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Elizabeth Warren: Banks, GOP want to 'strangle' CFPB

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 1:03pm
The future of Elizabeth Warren's consumer watchdog, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), created after the 2011 financial crisis, now finds itself under siege.
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Putin cracks down on moonshine amid crisis

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 12:49pm
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Trump taps Kellyanne Conway as 'counselor to the president'

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 12:48pm
President-elect Donald Trump tapped former campaign manager Kellyanne Conway as "counselor to the president," the presidential transition announced Thursday morning.
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What millennials think of Putin's Russia

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 12:15pm
They were born in the New Russia, after the old Soviet Union had collapsed. They've grown up in a different country from their parents and known just the one president all their lives.
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Girl who evacuated Aleppo describes life or death moment

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 12:11pm
A young girl whose struggles in Syria's war-ravaged Aleppo gained wide attention via Twitter recalls the moment when she thought she was going to die.
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'Jeopardy!' champ ends streak, but keeps big secret

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 11:45am
The cancer-stricken "Jeopardy!" contestant whose six-game winning streak ended Wednesday was fulfilling a lifelong dream.
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Conway: Being Muslim won't trigger screenings

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 11:20am
Senior Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway says the Trump administration will not selectively screen individuals solely because they practice Islam.
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Dreamers prepare for fight against Trump

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 11:16am
It's a fight President-elect Donald Trump might not see coming.
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Man designs home he can control with his eyes

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 11:15am
On Steve Saling's 37th birthday, the pencil he was holding inexplicably fell out of his hand.
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Report: Russian intelligence unit tied to DNC hack

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 11:11am
A hacking group tied to the incursion on the Democratic National Committee has been linked to Russian military intelligence, according to a new report by the cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike.
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NC legislature fails to repeal 'bathroom bill'

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 11:11am
North Carolina legislators failed to repeal the state's controversial "bathroom bill" on Wednesday during a special session called for that purpose.
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Brother reveals where winnings will go

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 11:09am
Cindy Stowell died from cancer before her winning streak on "Jeopardy!" aired. Her brother Greg Stowell discusses memories of his sister.
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Giant panda vs. snowman

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 10:56am
A giant panda named Da Mao has a blast destroying a snowman at the Toronto Zoo.
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Ambassador shooting: Russia stalls Turkey's Gulenist claim

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 10:48am
The Kremlin has pushed back against Turkey's allegations that a movement led by exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen was behind the assassination of Russia's ambassador to Ankara.
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He may be the most wanted man in Europe

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 10:40am
Anis Amri is likely the most wanted man in Europe right now.
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Why have 14,000 VHS copies of 'Jerry Maguire'?

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 10:16am
Approximately 14,000 VHS copies of the 1996 film "Jerry Maguire" -- starring Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Renée Zellweger, directed by Cameron Crowe -- gathered together in one place. This is what makes up an art exhibit to be shown at a Los Angeles art gallery early next year.
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