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'It's pretty foolish behavior:' Teens daring each other to eat Tide pods

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Videos circulating on social media are showing kids biting into brightly colored liquid laundry...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2018. There are 349 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 16, 1978, NASA named 35 candidates to fly on the space shuttle, including Sally K. Ride, who became America’s first woman in space, and Guion S. Bluford Jr.,...


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California couple's ordinary home held torture chamber

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PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — From the outside, the brown-and-beige four-bedroom home looked fairly orderly. The couple who owned it had purchased the house new in 2014 and soon arrived in this Los Angeles suburb with their 12 children. They lived there quietly for at least three years and had another baby....


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Adult-film star reportedly spoke to journalist in 2016 about Trump settlement, fearing he

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. An adult-film star who was reportedly paid to remain silent about a sexual relationship with Donald Trump a decade before he became president spoke to a journalist because she feared he would not pay up, according to a new account. Stephanie Clifford, whose...


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Young Virginia GOP leader quits party over Trump's tweets

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A member of a group of millennial Virginia Republican leaders being groomed as eventual candidates quit the party Tuesday, citing President Donald Trump’s “appalling comments” about Haitian immigrants and a nativist streak in the state. Kyle McDaniel, 28, served on...


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More than 20 states are suing the FCC over its net neutrality decision

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia filed the first major lawsuit Tuesday to block the repeal of the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules. Those rules had prohibited Internet providers from slowing down or blocking websites. New York...


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The Mormon Church has appointed its next president. Here's what to expect.

Special to The Washington Post. Russell M. Nelson, a 93-year-old heart surgeon who has served as an apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 32 years, was publicly named the next leader of the Mormon Church on Tuesday following the death of its previous president. Historically,...


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Hong Kong-bound flight saw N.Korean ICBM, Tillerson says

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. A North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile launch in November was witnessed by passengers on a San Francisco-to-Hong Kong commercial flight, highlighting the “recklessness” of Kim Jong Un’s regime, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. “According to the Federal...


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Virginia Democrats kill hospital bill after GOP senator rebuffs them on Medicaid

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. RICHMOND, Va. - Democrats trying to pressure a Republican state senator into supporting Medicaid expansion made good on a threat Tuesday to kill a bill intended to help a shuttered hospital in his poor southwest Virginia district. The move inflamed tensions just as...


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Young Virginia GOP leader quits party over Trump's tweets

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A member of a group of millennial Virginia Republican leaders being groomed as eventual candidates quit the party Tuesday, citing President Donald Trump’s “appalling comments” about Haitian immigrants and a nativist streak in the state. Kyle McDaniel, 28, served on...


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The Latest: Neighbors didn't know about captive children

Shackled Children

PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on family members found shackled in a California home (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Allegations that a couple kept their 13 children, including some adults, captive in their California home has surprised their neighbors. Kimberly Milligan says she was told the family...


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