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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

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

Journeys begin for traditional U.S. Christmas trees

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Christmas trees are heading for Rockefeller Center and the U.S. Capitol for the holiday season.Read more

Jane Fonda spends night in jail after demonstration arrest

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Actress and activist Jane Fonda spent a night in a local jail after her fourth arrest in as many weeks while participating in a climate change demonstration on Capitol...Read more


Urquidy, Bregman lead Astros over Nats 8-1 to tie Series 2-2

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Alex Bregman's grand slam in the seventh innings launched the Houston Astros to an 8-1 win in Washington Saturday night even the World Series at 2 wins apiece.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