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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

2 suspicious packages found outside Supreme Court building

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The Supreme Court says police investigated two suspicious packages found near the court just before the justices were to hear arguments over LGBT rights.Read more

Newseum closing at the end of the year

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The Newseum will close Dec. 31 after welcoming nearly 10 million visitors over more than 11 years.Read more


What's next as House committees launch impeachment probes

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House Democrats are planning a rapid start to their push for impeachment of President Donald Trump,...Read more

Man sues Metro Transit Police officers after viral stun gun video

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The footage, which was recorded in June 2019, shows a man getting tased and arrested after defending a minor being detained at the U Street-Cardozo Metro Station.Read more

White House upgrade: First lady's done a lot with the place

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Like anyone who has ever spruced up their home, Melania Trump will have a few new touches to showcase Friday when guests visit the White House for only the second state...Read more

Latest NBC/WSJ poll finds a pessimistic America despite economic satisfaction

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The latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds, despite Americans’ overall satisfaction with the economy and their personal finances, a majority are angry at the...Read more

Group of men pitch in to help stranded woman fix her car

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A group of Good Samaritans pitched in to help a stranded woman after her car broke down this week.Read more

Lawmakers hear from Hoosiers in hearings over rising prescription costs

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The emotional testimony on Capitol Hill made some Representatives cry.Read more


Lugar's burial set for Arlington National Cemetery

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Former Sen. Richard Lugar will be buried later this month at Arlington National Cemetery, nearly three months after his death.Read more

Trump says he's planning repeat of July 4 event

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President Donald Trump says he's planning a repeat of the "Salute to America" Fourth of July festivities.Read more