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Dec 14, 2017

Israel closes Gaza border crossings
The Israeli military said it will close border crossings into Gaza beginning Thursday until further notice 'due to the security events and in accordance with security assessments.'

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Dec 14, 2017

The tax plan's benefits will likely take years to unfurl, are too small to enrich most Americans and may deepen inequality and fan resentment
In decades to come, people will talk about the Trump tax cuts as they now reminisce over the Reagan, Bush and Kennedy giveaways.

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Dec 14, 2017

Kentucky lawmaker facing sexual assault allegations found dead
An embattled Kentucky state lawmaker facing sexual assault allegations died Wednesday from a probable suicide.

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Dec 14, 2017

Egyptian singer sentenced to prison for video 'inciting debauchery'
A court in Egypt has sentenced a female pop singer to two years in prison for 'inciting debauchery and immortality' in an online music video, according to reports by Egypt's state-run Al-Ahram online.

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Dec 14, 2017

US helicopter window falls off mid-flight, injuring child
The window of a US Marine Corps helicopter fell off mid-flight onto a school playing field, slightly injuring a child on the Japanese island of Okinawa. The incident is likely to fuel outrage among locals who view the US military footprint in southern Japan as both a pest and a danger.

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Dec 14, 2017

White House reins in Tillerson's offer to start North Korea talks
The White House and State Department both stated Wednesday that the US is not ready to begin talks with North Korea, a day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had suggested the two sides could start talks without preconditions.

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Dec 14, 2017

Moore releases video, refuses to concede
Republican Roy Moore released a video following Alabama's US Senate election. He says he will not concede to Democrat Doug Jones.

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Dec 14, 2017

The FCC is about to create an 'internet for the elite'


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Dec 14, 2017

What you need to know about net neutrality
This internet principle may have a dull name, but most people don't realize how critical it is to their daily lives. Brian Stelter explains everything you need to know about net neutrality.

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Dec 14, 2017

Identities stolen, used to make fake comments on net neutrality
When the FCC sought the public's opinion on the net neutrality vote, millions of those in favor of repealing net neutrality turned out to be fake.

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Dec 14, 2017

Month after woman died, someone used to identity to campaign for net neutrality


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Dec 14, 2017

Here's why rolling back net neutrality matters


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Dec 14, 2017

How black voters boosted Doug Jones to victory in Alabama
In the closing days of Alabama's rancorous special US Senate election between Doug Jones and Roy Moore, a procession of black politicians and celebrities descended on the state.

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Dec 14, 2017

The story of how Alabama's US Senate race unraveled, as told by nearly a dozen people aligned with Trump, Senate Republicans and Steve Bannon
Mitch McConnell was worried about Alabama.

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Dec 14, 2017

Ex-staffer says Rep. Farenthold's crude remarks drove him to quit
A former senior aide to Rep. Blake Farenthold has approached the House Ethics Committee to share a damning account of working for the Texas Republican, with the intent of describing the congressman as verbally abusive and sexually demeaning -- and his congressional office as an intensely hostile environment that drove the aide to physical and emotional distress.

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Dec 14, 2017

Rep. Farenthold facing new harassment accusations
A former senior aide to Rep. Blake Farenthold has approached the House Ethics Committee to share a damning account of working for the Texas Republican, with the intent of describing the congressman as verbally abusive and sexually demeaning. CNN's MJ Lee reports.

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Dec 14, 2017

Opinion: How Black women saved democracy
America, you were in danger, girl.

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Dec 14, 2017

Sen. Sanders: Trump should resign
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) says he thinks President Trump should resign over allegations of sexual assault levied against him.

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Dec 14, 2017

The inside story of the GOP's Alabama meltdown
Mitch McConnell was worried about Alabama.

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Dec 14, 2017

GOP Rep. Mia Love: Farenthold should resign
Republican Rep. Mia Love of Utah said on Thursday that her colleague GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas should resign in light of allegations he sexually harassed members of his staff.

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Dec 14, 2017

Live updates: 'Bannon took it hard,' source close to White House says


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Dec 14, 2017

Congressman reveals cancer diagnosis
Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) shares details of his experience with aggressive prostate cancer on the House of Representatives floor.

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Dec 14, 2017

A former staffer says Rep. Blake Farenthold's crude remarks drove him to quit
A former senior aide to Rep. Blake Farenthold has approached the House Ethics Committee to share a damning account of working for the Texas Republican, with the intent of describing the congressman as verbally abusive and sexually demeaning -- and his congressional office as an intensely hostile environment that drove the aide to physical and emotional distress.

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Dec 14, 2017

PBS suspends Tavis Smiley's show amid misconduct claims


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Dec 14, 2017

PBS suspends Tavis Smiley's show amid misconduct probe


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Dec 14, 2017

It's the way you dress, Dem congresswoman tells colleagues
At a closed-door meeting of House Democrats to discuss reforming how Congress handles sexual harassment allegations, one senior congresswoman stunned lawmakers when she suggested female lawmakers were inviting unwanted advances because of the way they dressed.

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Dec 14, 2017

Opinion: The FCC is about to create an internet for the elite
On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to vote to roll back the rules that uphold net neutrality -- the principle that internet service providers (ISPs) must allow equal access to web content, regardless of the source.

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Dec 13, 2017

Yellen: Tax plan could make it harder to fight a recession


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Dec 13, 2017

Tapper: Third loss may haunt Trump
After getting behind Luther Strange in the primary loss and Roy Moore in the Alabama general election loss to Doug Jones, CNN's Jake Tapper says Trump may face a third loss if voters decide to see his backing of Moore as a loss of standards.

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Dec 13, 2017

Tapper: Trump lost again, may haunt him
After getting behind Luther Strange in the primary loss and Roy Moore in the Alabama general election loss to Doug Jones, CNN's Jake Tapper says Trump may face a third loss if voters decide to see his backing of Moore as a loss of standards.

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Dec 13, 2017

The Bannon insurgency's ups and downs
Steve Bannon has declared a 'season of war' on the Republican establishment. But the victory of Doug Jones was a major setback.

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Dec 13, 2017

Use this calculator to see how the tax bill will affect your paycheck
As the Senate rushed to vote on a tax bill, everyone asked the same question: Will my taxes go up or down?

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Dec 13, 2017

Target makes $550M move to take on Amazon


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Dec 13, 2017

No signs of hope as Arctic melts
Arctic temperatures are continuing to rise while sea ice declines, a new report has found, with the region showing no sign of returning to its 'reliably frozen' state.

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Dec 13, 2017

'Star Wars' locations that actually exist
Plenty of people dream of travel to other planets. But 'Star Wars' fans can actually visit locations where many of the films' most famous scenes were shot.

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Dec 13, 2017

Bitcoin has doubled in price and could keep rising


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Dec 13, 2017

It's the way you dress, Democratic congresswoman tells colleagues
At a closed-door meeting of House Democrats to discuss reforming how Congress handles sexual harassment allegations, one senior congresswoman stunned lawmakers when she suggested female lawmakers were inviting unwanted advances because of the way they dressed.

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Dec 13, 2017

Trump backer Omarosa leaving White House
White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former contestant on 'The Apprentice,' plans to leave the White House next month, according to a statement from press secretary Sarah Sanders.

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Dec 13, 2017

Manhattan bomb suspect makes court appearance from hospital bed
Akayed Ullah made his first court appearance from a hospital bed on Wednesday, two days after authorities said he detonated a homemade device on a busy transit hub in New York City, injuring five people and creating panic.

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Dec 13, 2017

Joe Biden consoles Meghan McCain on her father's cancer
Joe Biden and Meghan McCain shared an emotional moment Wednesday, with the former vice president consoling the daughter of his friend and onetime political rival Sen. John McCain.

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Dec 13, 2017

Trump says he's giving the middle class a Christmas present, but the wrapping hides an underwhelming gift


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Dec 13, 2017

Trump's 'giant' middle class tax cut is less than advertised


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Dec 13, 2017

Why Trump's 'giant' middle class tax cut is less than advertised


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Dec 13, 2017

Doug Jones got call from Trump
Senator-elect Doug Jones (D-AL) says he received a call from President Donald Trump to congratulate him following his victory, saying the call was 'very gracious.'

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Dec 13, 2017

Doug Jones got calls from Trump, Senate GOP
Senator-elect Doug Jones (D-AL) says he received a call from President Donald Trump to congratulate him following his victory, saying the call was 'very gracious.'

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Dec 13, 2017

Joe Biden consoles Meghan McCain
On ABC's 'The View,' Joe Biden consoled Meghan McCain, whose father was diagnosed with the same cancer the Former Vice President's son Beau Biden had.

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Dec 13, 2017

Navajo Nation sues Wells Fargo


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Dec 13, 2017

Someone used Margaret Mary Basco's name to fight net neutrality a month after she died


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Dec 13, 2017

Trump: Tax plan will boost paychecks
President Trump says the IRS confirmed that if Congress passes the GOP tax reform plan by Christmas, Americans will see lower taxes and bigger paychecks as soon as February 2018.

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Dec 13, 2017

Live updates: Dems ask ethics office to investigate Trump


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Dec 13, 2017

Live updates: Dems call on GOP to let Jones to vote on tax plan


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Dec 13, 2017

Live updates: Doug Jones got a 'very nice' call from Trump


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Dec 13, 2017

Live updates: Republicans react: 'Clearly, we had a flawed candidate'


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Dec 13, 2017

Live updates: Steve Bannon credits Democratic turnout


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Dec 13, 2017

Ex-House speaker can't be alone with kids, judge rules
Former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert is banned from having contact with anyone under 18 unless an adult is present who's aware that he pleaded guilty in a hush money case related to the sexual abuse of teen boys, according to new restrictions imposed by a federal judge.

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Dec 13, 2017

Huge mortgage rate drop. May be last chance to refi.


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Dec 13, 2017

Of course, Selma made the difference for Doug Jones
On Tuesday night, civil rights leader Bernice King, daughter of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., took to Twitter with what amounted to the digital version of a prayerlike sigh of relief. Democrat Doug Jones had just pulled off an unlikely victory in the election to fill the Alabama Senate seat left vacant by now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions. King wrote:

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Dec 13, 2017

Why gun sales spike after (some) shootings
Despite conventional wisdom, gun sales do not always spike after mass shootings. In fact, as two economic researchers, we observed no spike in sales following this year's two mass shootings -- Las Vegas, the worst in modern US history, and Sutherland Springs, Texas, the fifth worst.

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Dec 13, 2017

The fastest way to pay off $10,000 in credit card debt


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Dec 13, 2017

USA Today bashes Trump as 'not fit to clean the toilets' in Obama's presidential library
USA Today isn't known for its blistering op-eds. Which makes the one the paper's editorial board just published on President Donald Trump all the more savage.

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Dec 13, 2017

Study: Climate change made Harvey's rainfall worse
Climate change is partly to blame for the record rainfall that fell over Texas and Louisiana in the days after Hurricane Harvey's landfall on August 25, according to new scientific analysis.

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Dec 13, 2017

Opinion: GOP is trying to erase more than 100 years of history
As Mark Hanna, a Republican senator best known for helping to steer William McKinley into power, famously said in the 1890s: 'There are two things that are important in politics. The first is money. I can't remember what the second is.'

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Dec 13, 2017

Salma Hayek recalls Harvey Weinstein 'fury' on 'Frida' set in op-ed
Salma Hayek is breaking her silence about Harvey Weinstein in a New York Times op-ed in which the star details sexual harassment and abusive behavior on the set of 'Frida.'

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Dec 13, 2017

Bionic hand lets him play piano
New prosthetic technology has made it possible for an amputee to play the piano. Musician Jason Barnes uses a bionic hand created by Georgia Tech researchers and inspired by 'Star Wars'' Luke Skywalker.

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Dec 13, 2017

Boy intervenes during sister's wrestling match
A boy runs in to rescue his older sister during a wrestling match. HLN's Melissa Knowles has the story.

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Dec 13, 2017

Treating primary biliary cirrhosis


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Dec 13, 2017

Warmer Arctic temperatures the 'new normal'
Arctic temperatures are continuing to rise while sea ice declines, a new report has found, with the region showing no sign of returning to its 'reliably frozen' state.

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Dec 13, 2017

Analysis: Trump tries to save face
President Donald Trump is waking to a self-inflicted political disaster Wednesday morning that even he could not chalk up to fake news, after Republican Roy Moore crashed to defeat in the Alabama Senate race.

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Dec 13, 2017

USA Today: Trump's not fit to clean toilets
USA Today isn't known for its blistering op-eds. Which makes the one the paper's editorial board just published on President Donald Trump all the more savage.

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Dec 13, 2017

While Alabama is not the US, there are lots of warning signs in the data from election night for the GOP
The Alabama Senate race is over. Doug Jones -- improbably -- is coming to Washington as the next senator from the state. Roy Moore isn't.

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Dec 13, 2017

Analysis: 8 numbers that should terrify Republicans
The Alabama Senate race is over. Doug Jones -- improbably -- is coming to Washington as the next senator from the state. Roy Moore isn't.

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Dec 13, 2017

8 numbers that should terrify Republicans
The Alabama Senate race is over. Doug Jones -- improbably -- is coming to Washington as the next senator from the state. Roy Moore isn't.

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Dec 13, 2017

Inside the White House after Alabama's stunner
As a cold morning broke at the White House on Wednesday, questions mounted about who was to blame for the remarkable loss of Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.

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Dec 13, 2017

Infographic: How to obtain and store your bitcoins


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Dec 13, 2017

It has doubled in price and could keep rising


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Dec 13, 2017

NFL legend 'Mr. Falcon' dies at 74


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Dec 13, 2017

'Star Wars' inspires bionic hand
New prosthetic technology has made it possible for an amputee to play the piano. Musician Jason Barnes uses a bionic hand created by Georgia Tech researchers and inspired by 'Star Wars'' Luke Skywalker.

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Dec 13, 2017

Bon Jovi empowers those in need with pay-it-forward mission
Behind the music, Grammy award-winning entertainer Jon Bon Jovi is on a mission to feed and empower those in need. His strategy is simple: 'One soul at a time.'

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Dec 13, 2017

CNN explores Russia's bitcoin craze
CNN's Clare Sebastian goes inside the risks and rewards of Russia's bitcoin craze.

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Dec 13, 2017

I bought $250 in bitcoin. Here's what I learned


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Dec 13, 2017

Fed chair warns: You could 'lose a lot of money' on bitcoin


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Dec 13, 2017

What you need to know about bitcoin
CNN Money's Zain Asher explains how Bitcoin works and if it's the currency of our future.

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Dec 13, 2017

WWEer given 5 years to live with brain cancer


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Dec 13, 2017

Republicans in House and Senate strike a deal on tax bill
House and Senate Republicans have struck a tentative deal on a tax bill Wednesday, a major step in ensuring the GOP majority is on its way to deliver an overhaul of the US tax system by the holidays.

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Dec 13, 2017

Rosenstein: No good cause to fire Mueller
The second-highest ranking official at the Justice Department stepped back into the national spotlight Wednesday to say he believes there's no good cause for firing special prosecutor Robert Mueller and that to date no one has asked him to remove the special counsel.

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Dec 13, 2017

Al Franken's Senate replacement named
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith has been selected to replace Al Franken in the Senate.

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Dec 13, 2017

The other 'values voters' in Alabama
Going into the Senate race in Alabama, much of the attention was focused on Republican Roy Moore's conservative Christian base. Would they turn out to support him despite the allegations that he molested and harassed teenage girls decades ago?

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Dec 13, 2017

Even as Trump moderated his public remarks, finger pointing was in full swing
As a cold morning broke at the White House on Wednesday, questions mounted about who was to blame for the remarkable loss of Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.

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Dec 13, 2017

Plane draws one-of-a-kind Christmas tree in sky
An Airbus plane out of Hamburg, Germany, took a particularly festive flight on Wednesday, mapping out an intricate Christmas tree over the country that could be clearly seen on flight radar sites.

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Dec 13, 2017

The irony of chefs behaving badly


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Dec 13, 2017

Target buys same-day delivery service


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Dec 13, 2017

Why the darkest material on Earth is going to the Winter Olympics


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Dec 13, 2017

Minnesota's Lt. Gov. to replace Al Franken in the Senate
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith has been selected to replace Al Franken in the Senate.

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Dec 13, 2017

The blame game begins inside the White House
As a cold morning broke at the White House on Wednesday, questions mounted about who was to blame for the remarkable loss of Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.

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Dec 13, 2017

Refinance rates take a sharp decline


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Dec 13, 2017

Bill Gates invests $80 million to build smart city


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Dec 13, 2017

Gender pay gap doesn't close - even at very, very top


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Dec 13, 2017

Apple is backing up AirPods with American jobs
Apple is investing millions of dollars into products such as AirPods and FaceID that could help fuel job creation in the U.S.

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Dec 13, 2017

1-year-old goes snowboarding
Cash Rowley shows off her snowboarding skills days before her first birthday.

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Dec 13, 2017

Measuring the 'Alabama earthquake': How Jones won
Doug Jones became the first Democrat to win a statewide office in Alabama since 2008, defeating Republican Roy Moore, 49.9% to 48.4%, in a special election Tuesday to fill the Senate seat held by Jeff Sessions before he became Donald Trump's Attorney General. Democrats haven't won a Senate race in Alabama since 1992, back when GOP. Sen. Richard Shelby was still a Democrat (he switched parties in 1994).

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