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This old drug was free. Now it's $109,500 a year.

The zigzagging trajectory of the price of Daranide, now known as Keveyis, shows just how much freedom drug companies have in pricing therapies — and what a big business oppo...

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Two more pregnant immigrant teens in custody ask judge to allow abortions

Trump administration officials have refused to ‘facilitate’ abortions for undocumented immigrant teens in custody...

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'No excuse’: Atlanta airport power outage strands travelers in darkness for nearly 11 hours

Georgia Power said the outage was caused by a fire in an underground electrical facility...

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Marijuana convictions could disappear in California, thanks to legalized pot

State officials hope to reverse decades of marijuana convictions that make it difficult for people to find jobs and disproportionately affect low-income minorities...

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Two more immigrant teens in custody ask judge to allow abortions

The requests are the latest challenges to the new U.S. policy of discouraging, and even blocking, teens detained for being undocumented from terminating their pregnancies...

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'It's a war': Dog breeders rally behind an 81-year-old convicted of animal cruelty

The case of Joan Huber, a luminary on the dog show circuit, is a window into the deepening cultural battle between breeders and animal-protection groups, whose “adopt, don...

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A 'coup in America?' Fox News escalates anti-Mueller rhetoric.

Fox News host Jesse Watters told viewers on Saturday night we may “have a coup on our hands in America.”...

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Barring the f-word and other 'immoral or scandalous' trademarks is unconstitutional, court rules

A federal appeals court ruled that prohibitions on vulgar trademarks are unconstitutional...

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Rogue Nativity scenes: Away in the manger with Ronald McDonald, Trump and assorted zombies

Various people are usurping the Nativity scene image for parodies, political messages or as a commentary on the culture...

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'No excuse': Atlanta airport power outage strands travelers in darkness for nearly 11 hours

Georgia Power said the outage was caused by a fire in an underground electrical facility...

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Billionaire Toronto couple died of 'ligature neck compression.' Homicide detectives investigating.

The founder of Apotex, a generic drug giant, was one of Canada's richest people...

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Chris Christie not amused as grinning successor poses with infamous beach photo

"I couldn't resist,” says Gov.-elect Phil Murphy after photo opportunity with life-size cardboard cutout...

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Angela Merkel’s ticking Bavarian time bomb

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Monday's Morning Email: #MeToo Takes Down NFL Owner

The Carolina Panthers are now for sale...

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Trump defends GOP losses: 'I said Gillespie and Moore would lose'

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Atlanta crews restore power to world's busiest airport; travelers still stranded, flights canceled

Power was restored to the world’s busiest airport Monday but thousands of people were still stranded in Atlanta or faced disruptions in Atlanta-bound flights as the problems...

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Power outage paralyzes world's busiest airport, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson

Georgia Power restored power to the entire airport around midnight...

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Playbook: 5 days until the government shutdown

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Sen. Cory Booker Gets Extra Security Following Death Threat

Police have beefed up security at the senator's residence in Newark, New Jersey...

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Trump to unveil 'America First' strategy

President Donald Trump is set to unveil a new national security strategy on Monday, emphasizing national sovereignty over alliances, economic security, and reverse Obama-era w...

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Trump To Nix Climate Change As National Security Threat

The president is due to give a speech about his national security plans later on Monday...

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The List That’s Freaking Out Everyone in Moscow

Congress ordered the Trump administration to submit a roster of Russians tied closely to the Kremlin. Used wisely, it can be a powerful tool...

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Jesuit Priest Debunks The 'War On Christmas' In The Best Way Possible

What would Jesus think of people who say "happy holidays"?...

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Trump foreign policy plan stresses home front

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‘He Would Probably Be a Dictator by Now’

Two charter leaders of the #NeverTrump movement assess Year One...

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Trump finds success on taxes doing what he knows best — selling

The president is finally poised to get his first major piece of legislation passed thanks to a decision by the White House to leave the details to Congress and focus on messag...

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Franken urged to reverse his resignation

The demands from Democrats that he step down were 'the most hypocritical thing I’ve ever seen done to a human being,' Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) sa...

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Democrats Are Still In Denial

Despite promising victories, the party has a lot of work to do in establishing a platform that galvanizes voters...

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Sidebar: Across the Atlantic, Another Supreme Court Case on Cake and Gay Rights

The case from Belfast concerns a gay rights activist in Northern Ireland who sought to buy a cake from Ashers Baking Company...

New York Times Politics

Have You Ever Felt Sorry for the I.R.S.? Now Might Be the Time

President Trump’s directive that federal agencies eliminate two regulations for every new one added could wreck havoc for the Internal Revenue Service...

New York Times Politics

Rebelling Republican Suburbs Offer Democrats Path to House Control

From Houston to Seattle, suburban districts once locked down by Republicans are looking to Democratic candidates to oppose President Trump...

New York Times Politics

Trump to unveil 'America First' national security strategy

WASHINGTON -- Prioritizing national sovereignty over alliances, President Donald Trump is poised to outline a new national security strategy that envisions nations in a perpet...

Fox News Politics

Sandy Hook Mom Slams Trump For Partying With NRA Head On Massacre Anniversary

"While they ignorantly partied and remained uninformed on an issue that kills thousands of Americans every year, I was crying myself to sleep."...

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New Jersey Gov-elect poses for picture with Christie 'Beachgate' cutout

New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy has fallen under harsh criticism after posing for a photo last week with a cardboard cutout of Gov. Chris Christie lounging on a closed b...

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Mueller’s office defends investigation after Trump team slams email access

President Trump on Sunday blasted special counsel Robert Mueller for obtaining ‘unauthorized’ access to thousands of emails sent and received by his presidential transitio...

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Schumer calls for TSA machines that detect bombs at transit hubs after NYC

Screening devices that detect suicide vests like the one that exploded in a New York City subway tunnel are being tested in a Los Angeles transit station, but U.S. Sen. Chuck...

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New Deduction Expected To Benefit GOP Leaders Was Needed For Votes: Cornyn

Cornyn conceded that if the Democrats had participated in negotiating the measure, “we probably could have made it better.”...

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NY Times columnist praises Trump for winning against ISIS, hits media for not giving credit

A New York Times columnist admitted Sunday President Donald Trump’s foreign policy is winning - but the administration is not getting enough credit for it...

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Republican Sen. John McCain Returns To Arizona Following Treatment For Cancer

The Senate is expected to vote as early as Tuesday on tax legislation, but McCain will be out of Washington until January...

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No more A’s, B’s or C’s? That’s what some private schools are talking about.

They want public schools to join them in their campaign, but there could be blowback...

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Sarah Palin's oldest son, Track, arraigned on domestic violence charges

Track Palin, the oldest son of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, was arraigned Sunday after being arrested a day earlier on charges of domestic violence...

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Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner are sued over financial disclosures

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Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner sued over financial disclosures

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McCain, in Treatment for Cancer, Is Likely to Miss Senate Tax Vote

Senator John McCain of Arizona on Capitol Hill this month. He is likely to miss this week’s vote on the Republican tax overhaul, which is expected to be approved...

New York Times Politics

Image of Cooperation Between White House and Mueller Starts to Fracture

As the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, has helped produce a series of indictments and guilty pleas, Republicans have increased their attacks on him, saying his investi...

New York Times Politics

Obama administration undermined anti-Hezbollah task force to help secure Iran nuke deal, report says

The Obama administration gave a free pass to Hezbollah’s drug-trafficking and money-laundering operations — some of which were unfolding inside the U.S. — to help ensure...

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Power failure grounds flights at Atlanta’s international airport

Fire in underground electrical facility may be to blame, Georgia Power says...

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E.P.A. Employees Spoke Out. Then Came Scrutiny of Their Email.

The emails of Gary Morton, an E.P.A. employee in Philadelphia, were requested seven days after he participated in a union rally challenging proposed budget cuts...

New York Times Politics

Trump Supporters Are Stepping Up Their Attacks On Bob Mueller And The FBI

The attacks on the bureau and the special counsel's office appear intended to set the stage for firing Mueller...

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A Tillerson Slip Offers a Peek Into Secret Planning on North Korea

Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson offered tantalizing details on how the United States would race inside North Korea to seize its nuclear weapons in the event of a collapse...

New York Times Politics

McCain has turned home to Arizona after treatment, office says

Republican Sen. John McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized over side effects from treatment of brain cancer, President Donald Trump said Sunday...

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McCain has returned home to Arizona after treatment, office says

Republican Sen. John McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized over side effects from treatment of brain cancer, President Donald Trump said Sunday...

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Ted Cruz 'Splains Jedi Integrity To Luke Skywalker. It Doesn't Go Well.

Mark Hamill responds that the senator must have been "distracted by porn."...

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Politics and Jedis: Mark Hamill slams Ted Cruz on net neutrality

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John McCain, Fighting Brain Cancer, Likely to Miss Vote on Tax Overhaul

Senator John McCain of Arizona on Capitol Hill this month. He may miss this week’s vote on the Republican tax overhaul, which is expected to be approved...

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Ed Lee, San Francisco mayor, remembered at 'celebration of life'

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was remembered Sunday for his humility, integrity and infectious smile during a public celebration of his life at City Hall, attended by family memb...

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Ky. lawmaker balanced life as a preacher and biker, but the scrutiny of political life might have led to his suicide

Dan Johnson killed himself days after public allegations that he molested a 17-year-old at the biker church where he was considered “Pope.”...

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The Tax Cut And The Fake Trump Boom

Will Donald Trump and the Republican tax bill take political credit for the boom of 2017-18?...

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The President Plays With Matches And The Whole World Burns

California is ready to explode in flames. Sort of like the whole world in the age of Trump...

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Power outage paralyzes Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

Scores of flights to the world's busiest airport are impacted...

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GOP leaders in House, Senate endorse conflicting shutdown strategies

Time is running out, giving rise to quiet concerns that the government could shut down after Friday...

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McCain's office says he has returned to Arizona

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Trump: McCain has returned to Arizona

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McCain returning home to Arizona after treatment, Trump says

Republican Sen. John McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized over side effects from treatment of brain cancer, President Donald Trump said Sunday...

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Congress: All the latest news

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What's in the tax bill

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With pineapple and sugar production gone, Hawaii weighs its agricultural future

Tens of thousands of abandoned acres of farmland lie fallow. The state is looking to other options in hopes of avoiding sole reliance on tourism...

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Families Of Americans Imprisoned In Egypt Pin Their Hopes On ... Mike Pence?

The vice president stops in Cairo this week. Advocates for two detainees have reached out to the National Security Council 11 times this year without a response...

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Convicted of a marijuana crime in California? It might go away, thanks to legal pot.

The measure that legalized the drug allows for the convicted to clear their records. Advocates say hundreds of thousands of people might be eligible...

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Trump says he is not considering firing Mueller

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The secret backstory of how the Obama team let Hezbollah off the hook

An ambitious U.S. task force targeting Hezbollah's billion-dollar criminal enterprise ran headlong into the White House's desire for a nuclear deal w...

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News Analysis: Champion of the ‘Little Guy’? Trump’s Actions Tell Another Story

President Trump at a campaign-style rally this month in Pensacola, Fla. He knows his audience, and he almost always returns to the theme of being the guardian of the working c...

New York Times Politics

Trump: I have no plans to fire Robert Mueller over Russia investigation

President Trump’s legal counsel Ty Cobb says the president is not going to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, in response to a “rumor” that Trump will dismiss Mueller...

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Democrats see plot to fire Mueller in escalating GOP attacks

Republican leaders still profess respect for the special counsel, but they've largely stayed silent as rank-and-file members claim the probe is biased...

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Congress's critical week to include final tax vote, avoiding shutdown, key Russia-related testimony

Congress is slate for a busy week that includes expected final votes in both chambers on its sweeping tax-reform bill, testimony from two key figures in the Trump Russia probe...

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Trump Lawyer Says Mueller Improperly Obtained Transition Emails

As the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, has helped produce a series of indictments and guilty pleas, Republicans have increased their attacks on him, saying his investi...

New York Times Politics

Stress levels go way up when families gather for the holidays. How to cope.

Dreading the revival of all those deep-seated issues? An “acceptance mind-set” can help...

Washington Post

Deadly California wildfire threatens Montecito as more evacuations are ordered for Santa Barbara County

Just after noon, Santa Barbara officials ordered residents in the Montecito and Summerland areas to evacuate “immediately.”...

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Power outage disrupts flights to Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

Scores of flights to the world's busiest airport were impacted...

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A first-grade class wrote letters to Santa. One girl asked for food and a blanket.

Crystal Pacheco also asked for a ball, so she could play with her older brother...

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Here's what the GOP's proposal to overhaul the tax code means for schools, students and parents

The finalized tax bill backed away from some of the most controversial education proposals...

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Why I’m Moving Back to Ohio to Help Unseat My Congressman

Elections matter. Next year’s election will shape the course of history. The United States, once a beacon of hope and freedom...

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A first-grade class in Texas wrote letters to Santa. One girl asked for food and a blanket.

The girl’s teacher shared her note on Facebook, saying “it breaks my heart” to hear students ask for things that many take for granted. A stranger saw the post — and a...

Washington Post

Paranoia grips Capitol Hill as harassment scandal spreads

Lawmakers and aides are consumed by one question: Who's next?...

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House Oversight panel won't look into request from Trump lawyer on how Mueller team obtained transition documents

The House Oversight Committee said Sunday that it will not fulfill a request this weekend by a lawyer for the Trump presidential transition team to look into whether Special C...

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Ralph Northam Draws Progressive Ire Over Medicaid Comments

Virginia's Democratic governor-elect said he wants to expand Medicaid, but he's concerned about its cost...

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Top Republicans Say Trump Isn't About To Fire Mueller. But They Can’t Stop Attacking Him.

But will all that change later this week?...

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Putin thanks Trump by phone for info that thwarted terror attack, WH confirms

Russian President Vladimir Putin called President Trump on Sunday to thank him for providing intelligence that helped thwart a planned terror attack in St. Petersburg, the Whi...

Fox News Politics

Trump Lawyer Says Mueller Illegally Obtained Transition Emails

As the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, has helped produce a series of indictments and guilty pleas, Republicans have increased their attacks on him, saying his investi...

New York Times Politics

White House not talking about firing Mueller, top aide says

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Trump lawyer Cobb says Mueller 'won't be fired' by Trump, dispelling 'rumor'

President Trump’s legal counsel Ty Cobb says the president is not going to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, in response to a “rumor” that Trump will dismiss Mueller...

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Doug Jones Says Congress Should 'Move On' From Trump Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Earlier this month, Alabama's senator-elect called on Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) to resign over groping accusations...

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NBC paid employee who accused Matthews of inappropriate comments

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