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  • 2 hours ago

    Trump: Transgender People Banned From US Military

    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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  • 3 hours 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

    7 minutes ago

    Senate Rejects Proposal for 'Obamacare' Repeal

    Senate Rejects Proposal for 'Obamacare' Repeal

    The Republican-run Senate has rejected a GOP proposal to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law and give Congress two years to devise a replacement. Seven Republicans joined all Democrats Wednesday in...

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  • Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017

    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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  • Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017

    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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  • 3 minutes ago

    TSA to Implement New, Stronger Airport Screening

    TSA to Implement New, Stronger Airport Screening

    The Transportation Security Administration is rolling out new and stronger screening methods for carry-on baggages at airports across the United States.

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  • 3 minutes ago

    Fla. Man Says He Robbed Bank, Ran Naked to Launch Comedy Career

    Fla. Man Says He Robbed Bank, Ran Naked to Launch Comedy Career

    A man who robbed a Fort Lauderdale bank then ran down a street naked throwing the cash in the air after a dye pack exploded on him told investigators he was trying to "begin his career as a comedian," according...

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  • 26 minutes ago

    Student-Loan Forgiveness Has Halted Under Trump: Records

    Student-Loan Forgiveness Has Halted Under Trump: Records

    The U.S. Education Department has not approved any applications for student-loan forgiveness in cases of possible fraud since President Donald Trump took office, according to records sent to an Illinois...

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