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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks with author Jeffrey Rosen at the National Constitution Center Americas Town Hall at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 in Washington.
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AP News
December 18, 2019 - 12:20 pm
In the course of a year, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had lung surgery to remove cancerous growths and radiation for a tumor on her pancreas. More recently, she was hospitalized with a likely infection.
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) passes the ball against the Washington Redskins in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Landover, Md.
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AP News
December 16, 2019 - 6:29 am
Carson Wentz bounced back from a potentially costly mistake by leading a 75-yard, go-ahead scoring drive and throwing his third touchdown pass of the day to keep Philadelphia's NFC East hopes on track with a 37-27 victory at the Washington Redskins on Sunday. The Eagles and Cowboys both are 7-7 and...
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Protesters hold U.S. flags during a demonstration in Hong Kong, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019.
Vincent Thian/AP Photo
AP News
November 28, 2019 - 9:27 am
China reacted furiously Thursday to President Donald Trump's signing two bills aimed at supporting human rights in Hong Kong, summoning the U.S. ambassador to protest and warning the move would undermine cooperation with Washington. Read more here.
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Wounded Afghans lie on a bed at a hospital after a bomb attacks in the city of Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019.
Mohammad Anwar Danishyar/AP Photo
AP News
October 02, 2019 - 11:06 am
The Taliban announced Wednesday they are sending a high-level delegation to Pakistan's capital as part of a tour that has included Russia, China and Iran in a push to resurrect an Afghanistan peace deal with Washington that seemed imminent just a month ago.
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Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, joins impeachment activists with a youth-led group, By The People, to call for Congress to remove President Donald Trump from office, outside the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019.
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AP News
September 25, 2019 - 10:51 am
Washington plunged into an impeachment crisis on Wednesday, as House Democrats opened an investigation into President Donald Trump's campaign season dealings with Ukraine. Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine's president to look into Democratic rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript released...
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President Donald Trump listens as then-Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt speaks during an event on the environment in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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AP News
September 17, 2019 - 1:21 pm
In less than three years, President Donald Trump has named more former lobbyists to Cabinet-level posts than his most recent predecessors did in eight, putting a substantial amount of oversight in the hands of people with ties to the industries they're regulating.
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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (10) reacts after a first down reception in the third quarter against the Washington Redskins at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Ed Benkin
September 12, 2019 - 8:04 am
When DeSean Jackson played for the Eagles the first six years of his career, there was never any doubt about his talent. However, questions about Jackson's maturity surfaced, and he was ultimately released by former coach Chip Kelly. Jackson has returned as a polished veteran who is willing to let...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) and Washington Redskins quarterback Case Keenum (8) shake hands on the field after the game at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Dave Uram
September 09, 2019 - 9:47 am
The Philadelphia Eagles are 1-0 in the season after Sunday's defeat of the Washington Redskins. DeSean Jackson is grabbing most of the headlines, but WIP and NBC Sports Philadelphia's Ray Didinger says, to him, quarterback Carson Wentz the most impressive part of the win.
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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (10) reacts after catching a touchdown pass from quarterback Carson Wentz (11) in the third quarter against the Washington Redskins at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Dave Uram
September 09, 2019 - 9:20 am
Merrill Reese, the Voice of the Eagles, says his main takeaway from Sunday's game was the turning point when Carson Wentz hit DeSean Jackson with a touchdown pass in the third quarter. The stadium erupted, the Eagles spring to life, and they dominated the Redskins for the rest of the game.
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In this Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 file photo, a giant Smokey Bear statue greets children at the Fire Department Open House at Fire Station One in Kinston, N.C.
Janet S. Carter/Daily Free Press via AP
August 08, 2019 - 12:15 pm
CAPITAN, N.M. (AP) — Smokey Bear, the icon of the longest-running public service campaign in the U.S., is set to turn 75. Birthday parties are scheduled to take place this week in honor of the bear that promotes forest fire prevention. The decision to use the Smokey Bear character happened on Aug...
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