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  • Alabama Politics

    2 hours ago

    Alabama Senate Win Gives Democrats a Big Dream for 2018

    Alabama Senate Win Gives Democrats a Big Dream for 2018

    To Democrats, Senate candidate Doug Jones' stunning projected victory in reliably Republican Alabama is more than a quirky one-off. Instead, party leaders cast the upset as a sign of growing nationwide momentum...

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  • 40 minutes ago

    Disney Buying Parts of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B Stock Deal

    Disney Buying Parts of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B Stock Deal

    Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet...

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  • GOP

    4 hours ago

    GOP Reaches Deal to Slash Taxes for Corporations and Wealthy

    GOP Reaches Deal to Slash Taxes for Corporations and Wealthy

    Generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans would be delivered in a sweeping overhaul of the tax laws, under a new agreement crafted by Republicans in Congress. Middle- and low-income...

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  • Net Neutrality

    2 hours ago

    What Is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?

    What Is Net Neutrality and Why Does It Matter?

    "Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. On Thursday, the...

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  • stormy

    5 minutes ago

    Holy Cow! Bovine Escapes Live Philadelphia Nativity — Twice

    Holy Cow! Bovine Escapes Live Philadelphia Nativity — Twice

    Twice in one morning, a cow had to be corralled after escaping from a live nativity scene in Philadelphia's Old City neighborhood. Stormy the cow darted from the live nativity at Old First Reformed United...

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  • Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

    Preschoolers Battle for Baby Jesus Doll

    Preschoolers Battle for Baby Jesus Doll

    Two preschoolers taking part in a nativity pageant at a Tennessee church engaged in a tug of war over a baby Jesus doll.

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  • redskins

    Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

    ‘Redskins’ or ‘Redhawks’? Activists Spread Name Change Rumor

    ‘Redskins’ or ‘Redhawks’? Activists Spread Name Change Rumor

    Washingtonians were nearly fooled by an "elaborate hoax" conducted by a Native American rights group saying the Washington Redskins had been renamed. In a far-reaching hoax, a group created several fake web...

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  • 6 minutes ago

    Mysterious Asteroid Is Being Checked for Signs of Alien Life

    Mysterious Asteroid Is Being Checked for Signs of Alien Life

    People are wondering if a newly discovered, weirdly oblong asteroid being called Oumuamua is just a space rock or really an alien spacecraft, NBC News Mach reported. The interstellar object was spotted about a...

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  • Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

    Mental Health Care Worries Linger 5 Years After Sandy Hook

    Mental Health Care Worries Linger 5 Years After Sandy Hook

    Anguished mothers with mentally ill children have sought out Liza Long for help ever since she wrote an essay, "I am Adam Lanza's Mother," comparing experiences with her son to the emotionally troubled...

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  • Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017

    Watch: Biden Consoles Daughter of Ailing Sen. John McCain

    Watch: Biden Consoles Daughter of Ailing Sen. John McCain

    Former Vice President Joe Biden sought to console the daughter of ailing Sen. John McCain after she began crying while discussing her father's battle with brain cancer on ABC's "The View." Meghan McCain, a...

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