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Specialists went to the volcanic island Friday morning local time in a dangerous operation, as scientists warned of a roughly even likelihood of a fresh eruption. Eight people were killed Monday.
Dec. 12, 2019
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The Senate resolution recognizes the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire between 1915 and 1923. Turkey condemned the move, saying it has put the U.S.-Turkey relationship at risk.
Dec. 12, 2019
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The agreement would fund programs through the end of September 2020 and avoid a government shutdown. Federal agencies run out of money at midnight on Dec. 20.
Dec. 12, 2019
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The federal labor law board said McDonald's should not be held liable for labor practices of its franchisees. The ruling directed a judge to approve a settlement in a years-long union case.
Dec. 12, 2019
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The changes follow the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found with opioids and alcohol in his system.
Dec. 12, 2019
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The education secretary testified before the House education committee about her handling of a loan relief program for student borrowers who say they were defrauded by for-profit colleges.
Dec. 12, 2019
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New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said investigators believe the deadly attacks were "potential acts of terrorism." Meanwhile, members of the Jewish community mourned their lost neighbors.
Dec. 12, 2019
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Members of the nonprofit Parents For Peace came to Washington to show the human toll of violent extremism. They want Americans to see hate as a public health crisis.
Dec. 12, 2019
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The climate activist responded like the social media-savvy teenager she is, with a sly change to her Twitter profile.
Dec. 12, 2019
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A rocket attack Thursday at Baghdad's airport appears to be the latest in a string of attacks over the past five weeks that U.S. officials say have escalated both in frequency and potential lethality.
Dec. 12, 2019
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No group has taken responsibility so far for the attack in the West African country, but the region has been a target of Islamist militants in the past.
Dec. 12, 2019
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The former players are accused of receiving payouts totaling $3.4 million for medical equipment they allegedly never purchased. The men charged include Clinton Portis, Robert McCune and John Eubanks.
Dec. 12, 2019
New York Times investigative reporter Sarah Kliff talks about the costs and challenges of switching to a universal healthcare system — and what it might mean to eliminate private insurance entirely.
Dec. 12, 2019
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After debate, the panel will vote on the articles. Democrats control the Judiciary Committee, so Thursday's vote is considered a fait accompli. It sets the stage for a historic House vote.
Dec. 12, 2019
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The suits allege that Trump is violating the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution — and demand that the president divest from his private dealings.
Dec. 12, 2019

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