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Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law, as aides signaled a...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & world

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Student stranded for 5 days near Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A Texas college student stranded for five days near the Grand Canyon says she was making farewell videos for her family as she grew desperate for help. Arizona authorities say...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & world

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Next worry: Trump says Obamacare will ‘explode’

ATLANTA – Americans who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act are feeling some relief at the failure of Republican efforts to repeal it, but they face new anxieties with President Donald...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & world

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Unavoidable typos in DNA help fuel cancer

WASHINGTON – Cancer patients often wonder “why me?” Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet? Lifestyle and heredity get...

DATE: March 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & world

Analysis: A presidency off course

Sixty-five days do not ultimately define a presidency, especially the first 65 of a new president’s first term. That’s as true for President Donald Trump as for other presidents who suffered early...

DATE: March 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & world

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Plan to dig up President Polk’s body – again – stirs trouble

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – President James K. Polk did big things for America, dramatically expanding its borders by annexing Texas and seizing California and the Southwest in a war with Mexico. Achieving...

DATE: March 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & world

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Worried about getting old?

NEW YORK – Feel down about getting older? Wish your life was better? Worried about all the problems that come with age? A new survey suggests you need only wait: Many pessimistic feelings held by...

DATE: March 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & world

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You can train your cat to use the toilet

The apartment Daniel Freudberg shares with his girlfriend has two bathrooms. One is used by the couple and visitors. The other is used by their 7-month-old kitten, Kal, who does all his business in...

DATE: March 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & world

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A bad Brexit deal may be better than no deal after all

LONDON – The mantra within the British government as it prepares to hammer out the terms of its break-up with the European Union is that no deal is better than a bad deal. Walking away with no...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & world

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Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. – The wounded warrior is now a cop – and he’ll be walking the beat on titanium legs. Matias Ferreira, a former U.S. Marine Corps lance corporal who lost his legs below the knee when...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & world

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Analysis: A tough lesson for President Trump

President Donald Trump has gotten a hard lesson from his first legislative debacle: Leadership takes more than being able to close a deal. “I hope that Trump is going to learn from this that he has...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & world

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Lacking unified Republican support, health bill fails

WASHINGTON – In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders yanked their bill to repeal “Obamacare” off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly – after...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & world