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Silence from Trump as Moore-Alabama storm grows louder

Alabama Senate Moore

President Donald Trump dodged questions about the turmoil in the Alabama Senate race on Wednesday,...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 19, the 323rd day of 2017. There are 42 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 19, 1997, Iowa seamstress Bobbi McCaughey (mihk-KOY‘) gave birth to the world’s first set of surviving septuplets, four boys and three girls. On this date: In...


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Testing required at private schools in Nevada choice program

School Choice Testing

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Standardized tests are a given in public school, and they’re mandatory for Nevada private schools participating in the state’s budding school-choice program. “We’re not one of those schools that find testing expectations to be onerous or unacceptable,” said Sue Blakeley, founder of...


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Looking toward election after Menendez's 'Resurrection Day'

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez’s political fate in next year’s crucial midterms after the mistrial in his federal bribery case may hinge on whether prosecutors retry him and whether attacks from Republicans based on the indictment convince voters to keep him from a third term....


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New report paints Virginia economy as hostage to the federal government

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Virginia’s new governor may have won in part by defying President Donald Trump, but he’d better find a way to work with the White House and the Republican-led Congress or the state’s economy could go down the drain, according to a new report from economists at Old...


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A dying vet needed CPR. Hidden video shows his nurse laughing instead.

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. By the late winter of 2014, James Dempsey had served in a world war, raised children, buried a wife and seen the best of his health behind him. As he prepared for a stay at a nursing home on the outskirts of Atlanta, the 89-year-old began to feel nervous. So his...


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Powerful group lauds approach to stacking courts with conservative judges

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The first time the Trump campaign talked with officials of The Federalist Society about judicial nominations, White House Counsel Donald McGahn II told the conservative legal group’s annual conclave Friday night, McGahn said the campaign was going to come up with two...


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Defiant Alabama digs in for Moore

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. BRENT, Ala. - Embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore is pinning his hopes for victory on Alabama’s long-held tradition of sharp defiance to perceived threats from forces outside the state. That rebellious spirit, which dates to long before the state’s segregationist Gov....


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Wall's status in doubt for Sunday's Wizards game at Toronto

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. TORONTO - For the second time this month, John Wall’s playing status is in doubt as a sore left knee could keep him out for the Washington Wizards’ game Sunday against the Toronto Raptors. Wall, who has been limited with swelling in the knee, is “questionable” to play...


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'I had to be there': The Museum of the Bible opens in the nation's capital

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The world’s most famous book - the one at the center of three religions and two millennia of conflict - got its own museum Saturday in the heart of Washington. The $500 million Museum of the Bible, largely funded by the evangelical billionaires who own...


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A dying vet needed CPR. Hidden video shows his nurse laughing instead.

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. By the late winter of 2014, James Dempsey had served in a world war, raised children, buried a wife and seen the best of his health behind him. As he prepared for a stay at a nursing home on the outskirts of Atlanta, the 89-year-old began to feel nervous. So his...


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