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Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy Moore

Alabama Senate Moore Support

Alabama’s Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2017. There are 39 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas; Texas Gov. John B. Connally, in...


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VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

Liver Flukes Vietnam Veterans

HEROLD, W.Va. (AP) — A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia. The Department of...


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Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

Uber-Data Breach

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service’s customers and drivers. So far, there’s no evidence that the data taken has been misused, according to a...


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Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57M riders, drivers

Uber-Data Breach

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service’s customers and drivers. So far, there’s no evidence that the data taken has been misused, according to a...


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Olympian Gabby Douglas says she, too, was sexually abused by gymnastics team doctor

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas on Tuesday added her name to the list of athletes who allege they were sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. The 21-year-old gymnast posted the accusation in a lengthy message on Instagram. Jeff Raymond,...


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A year after the election, some Americans have returned to the flock - or newly joined

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. A year ago, in the days after the shock of learning that Donald Trump would be the next president, Charleen Ward was afraid. And come Sunday, she was in church. “I was really scared. I felt that things were going to be drastically changed for me as an African-American...


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Trump boosts Moore in Ala. Senate race despite sexual misconduct allegations

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump gave a boost Tuesday to embattled Republican candidate Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race, warning against a Democratic victory and emphasizing that the former judge “totally denies” allegations of inappropriate relationships with...


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State again delays certification of elections, as Democrats file third lawsuit in

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. RICHMOND, Va. - Democrats hoping to win control of Virginia’s House of Delegates filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday seeking to block the state Board of Elections from certifying a tight race that has been clouded by ballot mix-ups. The Virginia House Democratic Caucus...


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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Uber-Data Breach

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. FCC CHIEF SETS OUT TO SCRAP ‘NET NEUTRALITY‘ The move would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish. 2. ‘ROY MOORE...


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David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. David Cassidy, an actor and singer who became a teeny-bopper heartthrob in the early 1970s, starring as shaggy-haired guitarist Keith Partridge on the musical sitcom “The Partridge Family,” died Nov. 21 at a hospital near Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was 67. His...


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