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This Oct. 23, 2018 file photo shows website on a computer screen in New York.
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December 17, 2018 - 7:45 am
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge's ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who've seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul's core parts, including...
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Ministry of Antiquities/ Egypt
December 16, 2018 - 4:19 pm
(CNN) -- A more than 4,000-year-old private tomb containing "exceptionally well-preserved" drawings has been discovered south of Cairo, according to Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities. Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani said the tomb had been discovered at the Saqqara archaeological site and was...
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December 16, 2018 - 2:11 pm
(CNN) -- Since Justice Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed in early October, the Supreme Court has stayed mostly above the fray, adjusting to a new colleague and hearing a docket of cases that lack the blockbuster status of previous terms. That's all about to change. The court, with its strong 5-4...
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Roberto E. Rosales/The Albuquerque Journal via AP, File
December 16, 2018 - 9:45 am
(The Associated Press ) The family of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in U.S. Border Patrol custody is disputing an account from U.S. officials who said she had not been given food or water for days. In a statement released by lawyers, the parents of Jakelin Caal said the girl had been given...
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December 15, 2018 - 3:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has made an announced visit to Arlington National Cemetery. In a steady rain, Trump visited the cemetery on Saturday during an annual event in which holiday wreaths are laid every December to honor the sacrifices made by veterans and their families. The...
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Ryan Zinke nominee for Secretary of the Interior, during confirmation hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
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December 15, 2018 - 9:39 am
By Sophie Tatum, Lauren Fox and Gregory Wallace (CNN) -- President Donald Trump announced Saturday morning that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will depart from his administration at the end of the year. "Secretary of the Interior @RyanZinke will be leaving the Administration at the end of the year...
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affordable care act
December 14, 2018 - 10:09 pm
By Ariane de Vogue and Tami Luhby (CNN) -- A federal judge in Texas said on Friday that the Affordable Care Act's individual coverage mandate is unconstitutional and that the rest of the law therefore cannot stand. Legal experts say the ruling won't immediately affect Americans' health coverage,...
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mick mulvaney
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December 14, 2018 - 5:34 pm
By Jeremy Diamond and Kaitlan Collins (CNN) -- Mick Mulvaney will become the acting White House chief of staff at the end of the year, President Donald Trump announced in a tweet on Friday. Mulvaney will not resign as director of the Office of Management and Budget while he is acting White House...
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December 14, 2018 - 2:40 pm
CBS NEWS --- Johnson & Johnson has for decades known its raw talc and finished powders at times tested positive for small quantities of asbestos, with the company's doctors and lawyers vexed by the findings but failing to alert regulators or consumers, according to a Reuters story published...
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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly
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December 14, 2018 - 2:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took himself out of contention for White House chief of staff on Friday as President Donald Trump's chaotic search for a new chief inched forward with the feel of an unfolding reality TV show. Christie cited family reasons in a statement...
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