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Osama bin Laden's son and heir, Hamza, is dead, U.S. officials say

The officials would not provide details of how Hamza bin Laden died or if the U.S. played a role.

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Mario Lopez says it's 'dangerous' for parents to support transgender kids

The “Extra” host’s views on transgender children have been called damaging by experts and LGBTQ advocates.

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Reagan called African U.N. delegates 'monkeys' in call with Nixon, audio recording reveals

The National Archives withheld the part of the call with Reagan's racist remark when it was first released, but made the full conversation public this month.

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Priest abuse victim, who kept it secret for 66 years, gets six-figure settlement

The now 85-year-old victim is "strong as an ox" but still feels ashamed by what happened to her.

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Former 'American Idol' contestant pleads guilty to opioid drug ring charges in Virginia

Antonella Barba was accused of conspiring to distribute heroin, fentanyl and cocaine, according to an unsealed federal indictment from February.

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37-year-old woman falls to her death while climbing cliff in Hawaii

The woman, who has a young child, was climbing up from the shoreline at the popular "chutes and ladders" site when she fell.

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Mongolia sent Trump a horse as a gift — he named it 'Victory'

The president told reporters that the horse, which was given to his 13-year-old son, Barron, was "very beautiful."

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Model admits to falsely coming out as trans to avoid backlash

After posting a series of transphobic remarks on social media, Carissa Pinkston falsely claimed to be transgender.

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Watchdog tells Democrats he can't probe Kushner, Ivanka security clearances until Trump asks

Four top Senate Democrats responded by asking Trump himself to order an investigation into White House security clearances for Kushner, Ivanka and others.

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Bummer, man: Woodstock 50 is officially canceled, organizers say

"We are saddened that a series of unforeseen setbacks has made it impossible to put on the festival we imagined," said one of the key organizers.

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Netflix's star-studded 'The Irishman' is one of 2019's most important movies

When names like Scorsese and Pacino are going to Netflix, who is going to be the brave industry soul that blocks their awards-show entrance?

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Video shows little boy unfazed as lion creeps up behind him at New Orleans zoo

The zoo's vice president and general curator said that while the guests did not provoke Zuri's behavior, the video should serve as a reminder that any purposeful attempt to incite the animals can cause them to injure themselves.

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Genetic-testing scam targets seniors and rips off Medicare

Capitalizing on the growing popularity of genetic testing, scammers are persuading seniors to hand over their DNA, not knowing it may lead to identity theft and Medicare fraud.

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Exercise outdoors? These water bottles and hydration systems will go the distance

Bike, run or hike? These hand-held water bottles and hydration waist packs, vests and backpacks will ensure you never go thirsty.

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Drug costs push some to ration medicine as U.S. unveils plan to import

Soaring insulin costs have lead some people with Type 1 diabetes to go without needed medicine.

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Tupac superfan fired from Iowa government to file wrongful termination suit

Jerry Foxhoven won't claim in his suit that he was ousted for his viral Tupac fandom, but rather for asking too many questions about an official's salary.

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National Cathedral likens Trump to Joseph McCarthy, cndemns his 'racialized rhetoric'

The church accused the president of fanning divisions for political gain the same way the 1950s senator used fears of communism.

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Potentially habitable 'super-Earth' discovered just 31 light-years away

Follow-up research could reveal if the planet is rocky or has oceans.

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U.S. slaps sanctions on Iran's foreign minister

Mohammad Javad Zarif said the move is meaningless as he has no property in the United States.

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An Afro-Latina at the helm: Gina Torres creates, produces and stars in 'Pearson'

“If I have served as an instrument for education, I’m happy," Gina Torres said. "There’s Cameron Diaz, there’s me and everything in between.”

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Here's what that Fed rate cut means for you

Credit card users would save roughly $1.5 billion in interest as a result of the quarter-point rate cut.

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7 stretches for a midday energy boost sans caffeine

Does the midday slump hit you hard? Skip the caffeine and get your blood flowing with these exercises instead.

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Equifax might run out of settlement cash, FTC warns

The regulator said that consumers rushing to get a $125 check from Equifax as restitution for its 2017 cybersecurity breach should consider the credit monitoring option.

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North Korea fires several unidentified projectiles off its eastern coast

A South Korean official told NBC News their military is monitoring the situation for additional launches while maintaining "readiness."

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Muslim lawmaker protests at Trump event: 'You can't send us back!'

Virginia politician Ibraheem Samirah defended his actions, tweeting, "nobody's racism and bigotry should be excused for the sake of being polite."

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In Puerto Rico, uncertainty grows over promise of 'orderly transition'

“We’re at a strange moment because there’s no clear sense of what comes next,” said an Amnesty International activism coordinator in Puerto Rico.

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How Marianne Williamson built a career on victim blaming — masked as empowerment

The self-help guru’s supposedly empowering rhetoric masks a mean-spirited individualism that would lead to harmful policies if she were somehow elected.

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Killings of four people in Wisconsin possibly inspired by Jayme Closs case, sheriff says

Authorities in Wisconsin say a man suspected of killing four people may have been imitating the abduction last year of teenager Jayme Closs.

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Wealthy parents giving up guardianship of their kids to get financial aid, report says

ProPublica said it found dozens of parents exploiting a legal loophole to save money on their children's tuition at the expense of low-income students

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I tried 'niksen', the Dutch concept of doing nothing. It's harder than you think.

Not into meditation or mindfulness? Borrow this technique from the Dutch: doing nothing — but with a purpose. I tried it and it was harder than I thought it would be.

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Next-generation drones mimic birds, bats and bugs

Researchers see big things for the tiny flying machines.

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U.S. women's soccer coach Jill Ellis steps down after back-to-back World Cup wins

Ellis is the first head coach to win two Women's World Cup titles since the international soccer tournament began in 1991.

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Jeffrey Epstein, while hashing out lenient Florida deal, moved to expand his island estate

Epstein was seeking to triple the size of his residence on his private Caribbean island at the same time as he was trying to dodge a federal indictment.

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California Gov. Newsom signs law requiring presidential candidates to release taxes

The law is seen as a direct challenge to President Donald Trump's refusal to make his public.

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Trump's racism is an impeachable offense. Andrew Johnson proves it.

Presidents are free to oppose and criticize laws passed by Congress but not to block their execution for reasons of racial animus.

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'Disgruntled employee' kills 2 co-workers, wounds officer inside Mississippi Walmart

The suspect was in surgery late Tuesday morning, officials said.

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California professors install seesaws along U.S.-Mexico border wall

Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello first came up with the idea of a "Teetertotter Wall" in 2009.

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Second Democratic debate kicks off in Detroit with Warren and Sanders

By a fluke of the draw used to determine the lineup, Tuesday night's stage will feature 10 white candidates in a majority-black city.

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If CBS and Viacom reunite, more mergers could be on the way

Shari Redstone has held conversations about quickly pursuing acquisitions that would help the company compete with other sizable media operations.

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10-year-old boy charged with assault for injuring classmate in dodgeball-like game

The students were playing a game during recess at their Michigan school when a ball thrown by the boy hit a classmate, his mother says.

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Senate Republican blocks vote on TPS for Venezuelans

“It is an unconscionable moral failing for the Senate not to approve this legislation," said Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J.

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Congo officials say 2nd Ebola case confirmed in city of Goma

There appeared to be no link between the new case and the previous one in the city.

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The 2019-2020 presidential elections calendar

The dates of the events in the 2020 presidential election cycle, all in one place. Updated daily.

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Violent arrest of black motorist in Mississippi caught on Facebook video

Robert Morton was accused of speeding by highway patrol officers, then slammed to the ground. He can be heard on video asking, "Why am I getting arrested?"

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Apple's strength in China boosts sales despite trade tensions

"We actually grew in mainland China," Apple CEO Tim Cook told Reuters. "Non-iPhone revenue grew 17 percent. We grew in every category outside of iPhone."

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'Tickle' therapy could help slow aging, research suggests

'Tickling' the ear with a small electrical current appears to rebalance the autonomic nervous system for over-55s, potentially slowing down one of the effects of ageing, according to new research.

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TSA screeners find missile launcher in checked luggage at airport

The man said he was returning home from military duty and wanted to keep the weapon as a souvenir from his time stationed in Kuwait.

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Journey to power: The history of black voters, 1976 to 2020

NBC News has assembled for the first time a record of the black vote for each competitive Democratic presidential campaign since exit polling began.

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American teen claims he knifed Italian officer in self-defense, judge says

One of two U.S. teenagers jailed in Rome for allegedly slaying a police officer said he feared he was being strangled, according to a judge's ruling

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Trump, Al Sharpton trade shots after president's Baltimore criticism

The president also continued his attacks on Rep. Elijah Cummings and the city of Baltimore.

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Author of bestselling Christian book apologizes to LGBTQ community

“I regret standing against marriage equality, for not affirming you and your place in the church," “I Kissed Dating Goodbye” author Joshua Harris wrote.

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U.S. and Europe caught up in fierce Saudi crackdown on dissenters

Jamal Khashoggi's murder was no anomaly. To stifle criticism, Saudi officials will even forcibly remove opponents from Western countries.

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Lack motivation? Try this summer workout playlist, backed by science

Here's how to use music to boost your workout.

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Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' breaks Billboard Hot 100 record

The singer-rapper joked that he would celebrate the accomplishment by sending Mariah Carey flowers after beating her 16-week record.

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Trump plan failed to note that it could jeopardize free school lunches for 500,000 children, Democrats say

The administration failed to include its analysis of how many schoolchildren would be affected by food stamp changes in its formal proposal, according to a lawmaker who was briefed on the figures.

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Trump's attacks on Omar mirror what happened to Clinton — with one key difference

Both chants targeted women and both were fueled by prejudice, but it is also imperative to understand what those chants don’t have in common.

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Arkansas school shooter who killed five in 1998 dies in head-on car crash

Andrew Golden, who changed his name to Drew Grant, and Mitchell Johnson fatally shot a teacher and four students at Westside Middle School.

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How astronomers missed the huge asteroid that just whizzed past Earth

The sneaky space rock came "uncomfortably close" to our planet.

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David Ortiz makes first comments since leaving hospital after shooting

"Too bad l can’t crush food yet," Ortiz wrote on Instagram, along with a series of pictures of a New York strip steak, pasta and fish.

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Want a cleaner kitchen and a cleaner world? Get a composter for your food scraps

Composting plant-based food waste is an easy way to keep your kitchen smell free while reducing your impact on climate.

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Instagram account connected to Gilroy shooter pushed staple of white supremacist internet forums

The material is part of a years-long recruiting technique by white nationalists to target those vulnerable to their message on forums frequently populated by teenagers.

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Intel officials worry Trump's pick for top spy will politicize the job

Although Ratcliffe's website says he "put terrorists in prison," there is no evidence he ever prosecuted a terrorism case.

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Teen hospitalized after bison chases and throws him into the air at national park

The bison charged at the teen, slashed through his leg and threw him about six feet into the air at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota.

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Trump supporters used access to White House to promote Saudi nuclear project: report

The findings raise questions about the outsize influence of the president's supporters pursuing their own commercial interests, said the report.

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In Brazil's Amazon, illegal miners kill indigenous chief

“They’re paying with their lives,” a human rights activist says about indigenous groups trying to protect the rainforest from mining and agribusiness.

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Pamela Smart, serving life for recruiting teen to kill husband: Taking blame won't 'ever be enough'

"I’m not placing blame on everyone else. I’m saying, it’s my fault my husband’s dead," Smart said about the 1990 murder that inspired books and the Nicole Kidman movie, "To Die For."

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Two U.S. troops killed in 'insider' attack in Afghanistan

The gunman, a member of the Afghan security forces, was shot and wounded, officials said.

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Virginia GOP fails to censure congressman for officiating gay wedding

Republicans from Virginia's 5th District tried and failed to censure Rep. Denver Riggleman, R-Va., for officiating the same-sex wedding of two friends.

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Nearly three-quarters of traumatic brain injuries in under-19s caused by consumer products

A vast report, looking at the products and activities associated with non-fatal traumatic brain injuries for youngsters aged up to 19, in 66 US hospitals' emergency departments, has revealed that floors, beds and American football are posing some of the greatest risks.

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Colombia's Egan Bernal wins Tour de France, becomes youngest since WWII

On the Champs-Elysees fittingly bathed in the yellow of a golden dusk, a Tour de France for the ages crowned a champion of an unusually young age on Sunday: 22-year-old Egan Bernal, South America’s first winner of cycling’s greatest race.

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Trump calls Cummings a 'racist' in second day of attacks on lawmaker, Baltimore

Sunday's outburst came a day after the president tweeted that "no human being would want to live" in Baltimore.

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Alaska defunds scholarships for thousands of university students ahead of fall semester

After the University of Alaska lost 41 percent of its state funding, thousands of students were told Alaska would no longer be providing promised state scholarships.

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Official who was set to replace Puerto Rican governor refuses the job

"I reiterate, I have no interest in occupying the position of Governor," Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez said Sunday.

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Gunman on the loose after one killed, 11 wounded in Brooklyn shooting

NBC New York reported that it appeared the attack had taken place during an annual community event called Oldtimers Day.

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'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' marks Bruce Lee's posthumous comeback

The martial arts legend wasn't fully appreciated by Hollywood in his day, but a new generation of actors like Mike Moh give thanks to his legacy.

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'Mental health crisis': Fifth NYPD officer dies by suicide in two months

The department's commissioner pleaded with officers to seek help for any mental health issues that they may be facing.

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Caging indigenous children isn't new to Native people. It's just new to Trump.

This country has always had the capacity for cruelty, and has often acted on that capacity with the flag in one hand and the Bible in the other.

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American teens arrested in murder of Italian officer accused each other, officials say

The two men visiting Rome from California were interrogated separately after being arrested hours after a police officer was killed, officials said.

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How TikTok became the music discovery platform for the smartphone generation

TikTok now shows up on YouTube, Spotify and Apple Music, where TikTok-focused playlists have tens of thousands of followers.

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Cloning giant redwoods could help combat climate change

Efforts are underway to grow towering new redwood forests, cloned from existing trees, that can sequester massive amounts of carbon.

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Press 1 for Harris. Press 2 for Biden ...'Tele-voting' comes to the presidential race

Democrats in Iowa and Nevada will have a chance to cast their "ballot" for the party's nominee from their own homes.

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Airplane contrails add to climate change, and the problem is about to get worse

New research suggests the global warming effect will triple by 2050 as air travel increases.

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What FaceApp's popularity suggests about society's warped fear of aging

The way people are reacting to their FaceApp photos — with shock, and even disgust — says a lot about how we think about the inevitable human process.

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'Blood in the Water'? Shark Week needs to tone down the sensational programming, critics say

As the 31st installment is set to debut, Discovery finds not all biologists and conservationists are on board with its programming strategy.

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Body believed to be missing 2-year-old found in Montana

The child's body was found in a remote part of the state days after Hannah Janiak and Daniel Salcido died in an apparent murder-suicide.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson keeps Museum of Natural History job after misconduct probe

The celebrity astrophysicist had been accused by three women of misconduct, unwanted sexual advances and assault.

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World powers try to save nuclear deal amid mounting U.S.-Iran tensions

Iran is pressuring the remaining parties to provide incentives to stay in the deal, an attempt to offset Donald Trump's sanctions.

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Nadler: Trump 'richly deserves impeachment'

"He's violated the law six ways from Sunday," Nadler said.

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Schiff warns that Trump impeachment trial could end with acquittal

The House Intelligence chairman said the most important question for Democrats is, "can we make the case to the American people?"

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FBI offers $10,000 reward for 'Pink Lady Bandit' after string of bank robberies

The suspect earned her moniker because she carried a pink handbag in at least two of her heists.

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Lower alcohol summer beers you'll actually want to drink

Move over, watery light beer. From IPAs to hoppy pilsners to fruit-infused beers, consider adding one of these refreshing lower ABV craft-style beers to your backyard barbecue as summer heats up.

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Midwest will be key to Democrats' 2020 plan

Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin will hold the keys to the White House for Democrats

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Tarantino's new film takes the Sharon Tate murders — and makes them all about men

Quentin Tarantino's new movie reframes the brutal crime as a story about white male heroism that does a disservice both to Tate and to the story.

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Despite the uncertainty about what's next, Puerto Rico turned a corner

Analysis: “It’s not what caused it,” analyst Miguel Soto-Class said about the historic ouster of the governor. “It’s what detonated it.”

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Rep. Neal's refusal to get Trump state tax returns emerges as re-election issue

Primary challenger Alex Morse says the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee has displayed a lack of "urgency" in obtaining Trump's taxes.

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Equifax settlement: What you need to know to claim part of the $700 million settlement

The Federal Trade Commission opened up the online claims process on Wednesday, where affected consumers can file a digital form to claim some of the settlement.

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Red Sox legend David Ortiz released from hospital

Ortiz was released on Friday and will reportedly continue his rehabilitation at home and be monitored by nurses and his personal doctor.

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10,000 in Appalachia will see medical debt forgiven, highlighting national issue

That amount is just a drop in the bucket of the $88 billion of medical debt racked up in the United States over the past year.

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Trump's Afghanistan rhetoric betrays a deep misunderstanding of modern warfare

The president's aggressive rhetoric betrays an old-fashioned and frankly concerning perspective on war and peace.

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Two American teens arrested in stabbing death of Rome officer

The officer was killed Friday while investigating the theft of a backpack in Rome, police said.

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Canadian manhunt: Everything we know about the teens suspected of a killing spree

Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky are suspects in the deaths of American Chynna Deese, her boyfriend, Lucas Fowler, and a botany lecturer named Leonard Dyck.

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A college student found a 65-million-year-old partial triceratops skull

The skull, dubbed "Alice," was found with its left horn partially exposed at Hell Creek Formation in North Dakota.

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A mom buys 1,500 pairs of shoes in closing Payless for kids in need

“I looked at the clerk jokingly and just asked, “How much for the rest of the shoes in here? Just joking,” the mom said. Then she bought 1,500 pairs.

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Woman who helped pioneer gender-reveal parties now questions the trend

Jenna Karvunidis changed her thinking after her own daughter came to prefer wearing suits over dresses. Focusing on a baby's gender leaves out "so much of their potential."

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Tired and stressed? These tweaks to your diet can help

Feeling tired and frazzled can lead to side-stepping healthy habits, like exercise and eating well. These diet strategies can help you stress less and sleep better.

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Police arrest Scottish rape suspect who may have faked death

Kim Gordon, who is from the Edinburgh area, is wanted on 24 counts of rape in Scotland.

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Grasshoppers swarm Sin City

Video shows grasshoppers raining down in the Las Vegas Valley.

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New Jersey woman says Uber driver gave himself a $100 tip, 5-star rating

Donna Wilson said the driver had asked her to see her phone so he could make a route adjustment on the app after taking her and her husband to their home.

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Daughters' funny obit honors dad 'who died in his recliner as he had threatened to'

Sisters Amy Mulligan-Schiripo and Kim Mulligan said their father, Thomas Mulligan, was a "funny guy" who would have loved the humorous tribute.

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Black rag dolls came with instructions to 'whack' them against a wall

The toy, called a "Feel Better Doll," is "an inappropriate representation of a black person," New Jersey Assemblywoman Angela McKnight said.

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Student group says Harvard 'woefully' failed to address racist messages

Four students, including two who are black, notified school officials they received messages with comments including "we all hate u" and ''you know you don't belong here."

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2-year old boy missing after parents die in apparent murder-suicide

The parents were on the run after convictions in a burglary case in 2018. The mother was scheduled to begin a jail sentence on the day the couple was reported missing.

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Tired and stressed? These tweaks to your diet can help

Feeling tired and frazzled can lead to side-stepping healthy habits, like exercise and eating well. These diet strategies can help you stress less and sleep better.

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Russian police arrest hundreds at Moscow election protest

The dispute comes as the Kremlin is struggling with how to deal with strongly opposing views in its sprawling capital of 12.6 million people.

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Hong Kong police fire tear gas after demonstrators defy protest ban

It was a show of defiance against the white-clad assailants who beat dozens of people last Sunday night.

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Man stranded 4 days in Oregon desert found alive with dog 'faithfully by his side'

The terrifying ordeal began July 14 when Greg Randolph's Jeep got stuck in a canyon.

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Millions use Earnin to get cash before payday. Critics say they're being taken advantage of.