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Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy Moore

Alabama Senate Moore Support

Alabama’s Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2017. There are 39 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas; Texas Gov. John B. Connally, in...


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The Daily 202: 2018 could be the 'Year of the Woman' on steroids, with growing backlash

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The daily stream of revelations about sexual harassment should be viewed, at least in part, as a belated backlash to Donald Trump’s 2016 victory, which came despite the emergence of the “Access Hollywood” video and several women who accused him of misconduct. In...


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Analysis: House Republicans have a little-known plan to raise taxes on teachers by $2

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Every year, Brooke Richardson, who teaches English as a second language to mostly low-income Hispanic students in Atlanta, turns to her own pocketbook to help her students. She has lost track of how many pencils, markers, notebooks and glue sticks she buys a year....


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'John Conyers Jr. must go,' says Detroit Free Press. 'It looks an awful lot like hush

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Many House Democrats have stopped short of calling for Rep. John Conyers Jr., D-Mich., to resign in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against him. But the congressman’s hometown newspaper, the Detroit Free Press, did not hold back, publishing an editorial...


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'Poor man's version of Don King': Trump continues his war of words with LaVar Ball

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump began the day before Thanksgiving on Twitter, calling out those who he claims have not, in fact, given him their proper thanks. His target, again: LaVar Ball, who Trump had previously called “very ungrateful” for the president’s help in...


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Former SEC quarterback savoring HBCU experience at Grambling

HBCU Experience-Kincade Football

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — DeVante Kincade was bouncing around a humid basketball gym in August, wiping sweat from his forehead while trying to sink 3-pointers. With a football. Grambling’s senior quarterback was about to help lead a football practice on hardwood courts after torrential downpours the...


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10 Things to Know for Today

APTOPIX Bosnia Mladic War Crimes

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. UN COURT CONVICTS MLADIC OF GENOCIDE OVER BOSNIA’S HORRORS; SENTENCED TO LIFE The Bosnian Serb military chief commanded forces responsible for the 1995 massacre of some 8,000 Muslim men and...


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Teen idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' star, dies at 67

Obit David Cassidy

NEW YORK (AP) — David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom “The Partridge Family” and sold millions of records as the musical group’s lead singer, died at age 67. Cassidy, who announced earlier this year that he had been diagnosed with dementia, died surrounded by his...


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US, Chinese soldiers find common ground in disaster drills

APTOPIX US China Military Rescue Exercises

CAMP RILEA ARMED FORCES TRAINING CENTER, Ore. (AP) — A man lay on the grass, shivering beneath his bloodstained T-shirt as Chinese military doctors and U.S. Army medics hovered over him, applying a splint and an IV. Troops nearby prepared to evacuate the injured. On a pine-studded base along the...


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Source: Gymnastics doctor set to plead guilty to sex charges

Doctor-Sexual Assault

DETROIT (AP) — A sports doctor accused of molesting several girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University will plead guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and face at least 25 years in prison, a person with knowledge of the agreement said. The person was not authorized...


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