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  • 16 minutes ago

    Trump: Transgender People Banned From US Military

    President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that transgender individuals will not be allowed to serve in the U.S. military "in any capacity," saying they would cause "tremendous medical costs and disruptio...

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  • 41 minutes ago

    'Ugly and Wrong': Democrats, Others Slam Trump Trans Ban

    'Ugly and Wrong': Democrats, Others Slam Trump Trans Ban

    Democratic and Republican politicians, LGBTQ rights advocates and others derided on Wednesday President Donald Trump's Twitter announcement that transgender people will be banned from U.S. military service in...

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  • health care

    2 hours ago

    Trump Assails GOP Senator Who Opposed Health Care Bill

    Trump Assails GOP Senator Who Opposed Health Care Bill

    President Donald Trump accused Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a fellow Republican, of disappointing the country by opposing the GOP effort to demolish the Obama health care law, after initial votes demonstrated the...

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  • 5 hours ago

    Here's What Could Happen if Sessions Is Pushed Out of Office

    Here's What Could Happen if Sessions Is Pushed Out of Office

    President Donald Trump's startlingly public criticism of Jeff Sessions over the last week suggests an effort to pressure the attorney general into resigning with a possible eye toward replacing him and ending...

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  • health care

    Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017

    Here's What a 'Skinny Repeal' of Obamacare Would Look Like

    Here's What a 'Skinny Repeal' of Obamacare Would Look Like

    The Senate agreed to open debate on repealing and replacing Obamacare on Tuesday, but it’s still unclear what senators will be voting on in the end, NBC News reported. One new option emerged on Tuesday: A...

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  • immigration

    Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017

    Immigrant Sanctuary Movement Grows Under President Trump

    Immigrant Sanctuary Movement Grows Under President Trump

    A Connecticut mother who has taken refuge in a church to avoid deportation is one of a dozen immigrants staying in houses of worship nationwide under a sanctuary movement invigorated by President Trump’s...

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  • 5 hours ago

    Plunging Sperm Counts Called a 'Major Public Health' Crisis

    Plunging Sperm Counts Called a 'Major Public Health' Crisis

    A recent meta-analysis found a 40-year decline in sperm count in a large sample of men across North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, NBC News reported. Researchers from the Hebrew University in...

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  • russia sanctions

    3 minutes ago

    Sanctions Bill Hits Hurdle in Senate Over NKorea Penalties

    Sanctions Bill Hits Hurdle in Senate Over NKorea Penalties

    A new package of financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea has a hit a snag in the Senate, where the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee has objected to the House's decision to include...

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  • coke zero

    11 minutes ago

    Coke Zero is Getting a New Recipe, New Name

    Coke Zero is Getting a New Recipe, New Name

    Coca-Cola is giving "Coke Zero" a new name, a new look and a new recipe. The new beverage is "Coca-Cola Zero Sugar" and it'll replace "Coke Zero." The company says the new name is intended to make it more...

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  • 34 minutes ago

    Polar Bears Get Snow Donations

    Polar Bears Get Snow Donations

    High temperatures at a Finland Wildlife Center were making life uncomfortable for a family of polar bears. However, the child of an employee at a local ski resort had an idea on how to cool them off: the resort...

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