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Leading liberal policy group unveils ‘coverage for all’ plan

Leading liberal policy group unveils ‘coverage for all’ planCalled “Medicare Extra for All,” the proposal would provide a path toward universal health care coverage
  • Politics
  • 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
Nation

Michelle Wolf to headline White House correspondents’ dinner

Michelle Wolf to headline White House correspondents’ dinnerWolf is known from her work as a contributor on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah”
  • Nation
  • 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
Nation

Ala., Texas, Fla. set to hold executions on same night

Alabama, Texas, Florida set to hold executions on same nightIt’s not uncommon for multiple executions to be scheduled in one day, but it is unusual for them all to be carried out
  • Nation
  • 6 hours, 17 minutes ago
Nation

Trump ban on bump stocks; ATF doesn’t know if it can

Trump wants to ban bump stocks; ATF doesn’t know if it canAn ATF ban on the accessories would likely thrust the department into a prolonged legal battle with gun manufacturers
  • Nation
  • 7 hours, 3 minutes ago
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Trump endorses stricter gun-control rules

Trump endorses stricter gun-control rulesTrump tweeted his strongest stance as president one day after an emotional White House session with students and parents
  • Nation
  • 5 hours, 32 minutes ago
Nation

Lawsuit: End of immigrant program racially motivated

Lawsuit: Trump’s ending immigrant program racially motivatedThe lawsuit claims Trump’s move to rescind the program was rooted in animus against immigrants of color
  • Nation
  • 9 hours, 53 minutes ago
Health

Superagers’ brains offer clues for sharp memory

Superagers’ brains offer clues for sharp memory in old ageResearchers hope to learn why some people in their 80s and 90s are able to keep the same sharp memory as someone younger
  • Health
  • 10 hours, 2 minutes ago
Nation

GOP congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats

GOP congresswoman: Many mass murderers are DemocratsRep. Claudia Tenney made the remarks on a radio station during a discussion about calls for stricter gun control
  • Nation
  • 11 hours, 26 minutes ago
World

New deadly raids in Syria suburb; calls to end carnage

New deadly raids in Syria suburb; calls to end carnageWorld leaders and aid groups called for an end to the carnage that has killed hundreds of people in recent days
  • World
  • 11 hours, 55 minutes ago
World

Montenegro source: US embassy attacker an ex-soldier

Montenegro police source: US embassy attacker an ex-soldierAn assailant threw an explosive device into the U.S. embassy compound in the capital, Podgorica, before killing himself
  • World
  • 12 hours, 20 minutes ago
World

An evening out with Trump Jr.? You might be too late

Want an evening out with Trump Jr.? You’re probably too lateEven if you have an extra $39,000, it’s probably too late to buy a “conversation and dinner” with the president’s son
  • World
  • 12 hours, 25 minutes ago
Nation

7th-grader who shot himself in school bathroom dies

7th-grader who shot himself in school bathroom diesA boy who died a day after shooting himself inside a middle school restroom had fireworks, ammunition in his backpack
  • Nation
  • 12 hours, 44 minutes ago
Nation

Firefighter charged with lighting kids’ hands on fire
A Vermont firefighter said it was an attempt to teach his children about poor decision-making

Firefighter charged with lighting children’s hands on fireA Vermont firefighter said it was an attempt to teach his children about poor decision-making
  • Nation
  • 12 hours, 48 minutes ago
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Could armed teachers stop shootings?

Again the question: Could armed teachers stop shootings?Trump’s comments in favor of allowing teachers to be armed come as lawmakers are wrestling with the idea
  • Nation
  • 12 hours, 56 minutes ago
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Promoters cancel gun show near school shooting site

Promoters cancel gun show near school shooting sitePromoters decided to skip the show because Fort Lauderdale’s mayor “courteously and professionally” requested it
  • Nation
  • 13 hours ago
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Rubio on the defensive on gun control

Rubio on the defensive on gun controlAt a town hall angry students, teachers demanded stronger gun-control measures
  • Nation
  • 19 hours, 58 minutes ago
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Opioids dangers force police to stop drug field tests

Opioids dangers force police to abandon drug field testsAgencies have abandoned tests out of concern officers could be exposed to opioids that can be absorbed in skin.
  • Nation
  • 22 hours, 32 minutes ago
World

Netanyahu’s ex-top aide agrees to testify

Netanyahu’s ex-top aide agrees to testifyState-witness agreement could represent a major break in the investigation against the prime minister.
  • World
  • 22 hours, 55 minutes ago
Nation

Work begins to replace border wall in California

Work begins to replace border wall in CaliforniaCustoms and Border Protection is replacing a little more than 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) in downtown Calexico.
  • Nation
  • 23 hours, 10 minutes ago
Religion

Evangelist Billy Graham dies at age 99

Evangelist Billy Graham dies at age 99Graham, who suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other ailments, died at his home in North Carolina on Wednesday morning
  • Religion
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Nation

Self-styled prophet pleads guilty to child rape in Utah

Self-styled prophet pleads guilty to child rape in UtahA self-styled prophet accused of secretly marrying young girls pleaded guilty in Utah to child rape and abuse charges
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Nation

Billy Graham, 1918-2018: Evangelist, confidant of presidents

Billy Graham, 1918-2018: Evangelist, confidant of presidentsBilly Graham, 1918-2018: Evangelist, confidant of presidents
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
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Melania Trump’s parents are permanent US residents

Lawyer: Melania Trump’s parents are permanent US residentsMichael Wildes declined to say when the couple would be eligible for citizenship or how their green cards were obtained
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
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Boats used to help residents amid Midwest flooding

Crews used boats to help residents amid Midwest floodingThe storm system starting pushed heavy rain, snow and ice into the region this week
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
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Fla. school shooting survivors aren’t ‘crisis actors’

Florida school shooting survivors are not ‘crisis actors’Two students who survived the school shooting are not “crisis actors,” despite claims of conspiracy-oriented sites
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
World

Bus veers off cliff in Peru killing dozens

Bus veers off cliff in Peru killing dozensA double-deck bus veered off a highway and tumbled about 650 feet down a cliff in southern Peru
  • World
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Health

US panel recommends adult vaccine against hepatitis B

US panel recommends new adult vaccine against hepatitis BThe vaccine called Heplisav-B was licensed in November and is the first new hepatitis B vaccine in 25 years
  • Health
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
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