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Clinton backs bill to protect benefits for ex-coal miners

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Hillary Clinton is supporting a bill that would protect health-care and pension benefits for about 120,000 former coal miners and their families.Read more

Adoptable fat cat looking for forever home

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At a whopping 28 pounds, Wilford the cat is tipping the scales. But his foster family hopes his weight loss journey will help him find his forever home.Read more

Trump relishes impeachment acquittal as campaign revs up

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resident Donald Trump triumphantly held up copies of two newspapers with banner "ACQUITTED!" headlines as he took the stage at the National Prayer Breakfast.Read more


To take this professor’s criminal justice class, you have to go to jail

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A Washington, D.C. professor is breaking the stigma surrounding incarceration one semester at a time.Read more

Congressman John Lewis says cancer is his latest battle

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Congressman John Lewis of Georgia discloses he has pancreatic cancer, says he will continue serving while being treated.Read more

Desert Storm war memorial design gains approval

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The the memorial's design concept has been approved by the Commission of Fine Arts.Read more

US Capitol briefly evacuated over small plane

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Officials say the plane violated airspace rules in the restricted area on Tuesday.Read more

Conan the dog, hurt in terror raid, welcomed at White House

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Trump has wanted to honor the Belgian Malinois since the late October raid on al-Baghdadi’s compound in northwest Syria.Read more

Person in custody after Secret Service responds to suspicious vehicle near White House

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The Secret Service has taken a person into custody after trying to unlawfully enter the White House complex.Read more


Panda Bei Bei makes it to China

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Giant panda Bei Bei has arrived in China fresh off his 16-hour trip from the Washington Zoo.Read more

Impeachment testimony comes from White House budget official

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House impeachment investigators met in private Saturday with White House budget official Mark Sandy as the historic inquiry produces new testimony offering direct...Read more