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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

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

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