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Chief Justice John Roberts trotted out an obscure term during impeachment proceedings yesterday; here's what it means.
Jan. 22, 2020
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Comedian, author and filmmaker Terry Jones has died at the age of 77 after suffering from dementia. As part of Monty Python, he was known for his drag characters and for co-writing the "Spam" sketch.
Jan. 22, 2020
King County, Wash., plans to allow all eligible voters to vote using their smartphones in a February election. It's the largest endeavor so far as online voting slowly expands across the U.S.
Jan. 22, 2020
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Many Americans who get overwhelmed by student loan debt are told student debt can't be erased through bankruptcy. Now more judges and lawyers say that's a myth and bankruptcy can help.
Jan. 22, 2020
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Chinese health officials say that while the new virus doesn't appear to be as virulent as the one that caused a SARS pandemic 17 years ago, it is still "highly infectious."
Jan. 22, 2020
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With Pacific Northwest salmon and steelhead on the brink of extinction, there are new efforts being brokered to save the famed fish.
Jan. 22, 2020
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For the first time, the high court will rule on "no-aid" state constitutional provisions that conservative religious groups and school-choice advocates have long sought to invalidate.
Jan. 22, 2020
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The Senate majority leader's own members didn't want to go along with his first vision for the procedure in the impeachment trial. But the GOP did reject calls for more witnesses and evidence.
Jan. 22, 2020
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A study this month showed giving extra social services to the neediest patients didn't reduce hospital readmissions. Now health advocates say that might not be the right measurement of success.
Jan. 22, 2020
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In more than 30 states, it is illegal for someone with HIV to have sex without first disclosing their status. Some are now trying to change that, arguing that those laws endanger public health.
Jan. 22, 2020
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A new poll from Gallup finds increased dissatisfaction with the nation's abortion laws, mostly among Democrats, who want fewer restrictions.
Jan. 22, 2020
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In refusing to take up two cases involving the 2014 water crisis, the higher court has upheld earlier rulings saying neither city nor state officials are protected from being sued.
Jan. 21, 2020
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Boeing suggests it could fly about mid-2020. Industry sources note that the FAA and other regulators around the world could take months longer to find the planes safe to fly passengers.
Jan. 21, 2020
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In an EEOC complaint filed Tuesday, Deborah Dugan made several bombshell allegations against the Recording Academy — including that her predecessor, Neil Portnow, raped a female artist.
Jan. 21, 2020
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Before the House prosecution team makes the case about the two articles of impeachment against President Trump, the Senate needs to pass a resolution governing how the trial will work.
Jan. 21, 2020

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