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Dems launch bid to scuttle Trump's national emergency over border wall money

Friday February 22nd, 2019 11:17:11 PM
House Democrats launched a measure Friday to terminate President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to get more money for his proposed border wall.

Clinics that provide abortion referrals barred from federal program under Trump admin

Friday February 22nd, 2019 11:44:28 PM
The Trump administration has announced that family planning providers like Planned Parenthood that receive federal assistance can no longer provide abortion referrals.

No special counsel report coming Friday or next week: DOJ official

Friday February 22nd, 2019 09:26:17 PM
Special counsel Robert Mueller is not expected to give his report on his investigation to Attorney General William Barr on Friday or next week, a DOJ official said.

El Chapo to seek new trial after juror says panel ignored judge's orders

Friday February 22nd, 2019 09:17:40 PM
A juror from the El Chapo trial said at least five members of the panel ignored judge's explicit orders.

Democrat says he's running in new North Carolina congressional election

Friday February 22nd, 2019 09:00:49 PM
Democrat Dan McCready, who narrowly lost a congressional election in North Carolina's 9th district last year, announced Friday he will run for the seat again.

American accused of spying in Russia speaks for first time since being jailed

Friday February 22nd, 2019 04:11:09 PM
Paul Whelan said he was not receiving letters from his family but that he was feeling "fine."







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NBA trade deadline: Six buyers and four sellers to watch

Monday January 28th, 2019 05:36:49 PM
Because of roster flaws, every team currently projected to make the playoffs (except the Golden State Warriors) could be listed in the buy category heading into the Feb. 7 NBA trade deadline. However, because the market is saturated with more buyers than sellers, finding a deal will be challenging. Also consider that every playoff team is looking for a 6-foot-7 wing who can defend, not disrupt chemistry and make an occasional 3. Sounds easy, but those players are rarely available in trades. "Last year, there were at least 12 teams who were proposed sellers, not including Cleveland, who felt pressure to make a trade to appease LeBron [James]," one general manager told ESPN. "This year, that number is half. Factor in also that the deadline is pushed up two weeks from the last Thursday in February, so more teams think that making the playoffs is obtainable." Let's look at six sellers and four buyers, including how the news that...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft accused of soliciting prostitute

Friday February 22nd, 2019 10:24:08 PM
Police say New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft faces misdemeanor charges of soliciting a prostitute after he was twice videotaped in a sex act at a Florida massage parlor.

Misbehaving owners hardly unheard of in pro sports

Friday February 22nd, 2019 09:12:54 PM
Misbehaving owners of sports teams have drawn headlines pretty much since sports have been around

Boeheim to coach Syracuse vs. Duke after fatal car crash

Friday February 22nd, 2019 10:47:36 PM
Boeheim to coach Syracuse against top-ranked Duke on Saturday in team's 1st game since fatal car accident

After Machado, Padres could be open to more big signings

Friday February 22nd, 2019 08:26:15 PM
After adding Manny Machado, San Diego Padres don't shoot down notion that another big news conference could be ahead

Spring training games underway in Florida, Arizona

Saturday February 23rd, 2019 12:09:05 AM
Spring training is underway in Florida as baseball returns to the field with four exhibition games.







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America’s Professional Elite: Wealthy, Successful and Miserable

Thursday February 21st, 2019 06:37:42 PM CHARLES DUHIGG
The upper echelon is hoarding money and privilege to a degree not seen in decades. But that doesn’t make them happy at work.

The Mueller Report Is Coming. Here’s What to Expect.

Thursday February 21st, 2019 09:28:52 PM NEAL K. KATYAL
A concise report will probably act as a “road map” to investigation for the Democratic House — and to further criminal investigation by other prosecutors.

A Better Path to Universal Health Care

Thursday February 21st, 2019 01:10:30 AM JAMIE DAW
The United States should look to Germany, not Canada, for the best model.

China Uses DNA to Track Its People, With the Help of American Expertise

Thursday February 21st, 2019 07:07:59 PM SUI-LEE WEE
The Chinese authorities turned to a Massachusetts company and a prominent Yale researcher as they built an enormous system of surveillance and control.

Five Things I Wish I’d Known Before My Chronic Illness

Tuesday February 19th, 2019 10:59:25 PM TESSA MILLER
Finding out you have a chronic illness — one that will, by definition, never go away — changes things, both for you and those you love.

Coast Guard Officer Plotted to Kill Democrats and Journalists, Prosecutors Say

Thursday February 21st, 2019 10:21:36 PM DAVE PHILIPPS
A cache of weapons was recovered from the home of Christopher P. Hasson, a Coast Guard lieutenant and self-described white nationalist. A court filing called him a domestic terrorist.







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