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The Kavanaugh nomination is another big step in the politicization of the Supreme Court

Dan Balz Chief correspondent covering national politics, the presidency and Congress September 22 at 11:51 AM The battle over the confirmation of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court marks another significant step in the transformation of the high court into one more polarizing political body. It has been a long time coming. In […]

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‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’ receives Google’s most moving, and soothing, Doodle yet

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Carolinas still menaced by floodwaters as Trump tours Florence ‘nightmare’ aftermath

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Supreme Court Won’t Disturb Ruling Unmasking Dark Money Donors

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Meghan Markle Reveals the Secret Way Her Wedding Veil Honored Her First Date with Prince Harry

It doesn’t get more romantic than this. In a sneak peek from the upcoming HBO documentary Queen of the World, Meghan Markle opens up about the secret tribute to her first date with Prince Harry hidden within her spectacular 16-foot wedding veil. While getting a chance to see her dress for the first time after […]

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Nicki Minaj and Cardi B Are Both in Milan for Fashion Week Following NYC Fight

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Suits: Katherine Heigl, Dulé Hill talk season 8 summer finale

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Most nations falling short of UN targets to cut premature deaths from chronic diseases

The probability of dying from NCD4 between 30 and 70 years of age. Credit: NCD Countdown 2030 People in the UK, US and China have a higher risk of dying early from conditions like cancer, heart disease and stroke than people in Italy, France, South Korea and Australia. These are the findings of the most […]

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Yes, Keto Diarrhea Is a Thing: How the Popular Diet Can Disrupt Digestion

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Scientists Give Ecstasy To Octopuses And Are Astounded By What Happened Next

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Trial starts of Danish inventor accused of submarine murder

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish inventor Peter Madsen went on trial Thursday accused of tying up and torturing Swedish reporter Kim Wall before he either cut her throat or strangled her during a trip on his private submarine in August. Madsen, 47, is charged with murder, dismemberment and indecent handling of a corpse for the…

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Philippine protest, South Korea’s #MeToo mark Women’s Day

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — In Manila, they decried the president as a violator of women’s rights. In Seoul, the surging #MeToo movement took to the streets. In India, where endemic violence against women has only recently become part of the public conversation, they marched toward Parliament loudly demanding their rights. It was International Women’s Day…

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Red Cross postpones aid convoy to Damascus rebel-held suburb

BEIRUT (AP) — A second convoy with desperately needed aid for the besieged rebel-held eastern suburbs of Damascus was postponed on Thursday because of the violence and a rapidly evolving situation on the ground, the International Committee of the Red Cross said. The postponement came as Syrian government forces intensified their offensive on the area,…

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Storm moves up East Coast dumping snow, knocking out power

NEW YORK (AP) — The second major storm in less than a week moved up the East Coast early Thursday, dumping heavy snow and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses from Pennsylvania to New England. Some places saw more than 2 feet of snow by late Wednesday. Montville, New Jersey,…

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Lawmakers, business brace for rollout of Trump’s tariff plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Mexico, Canada and other countries may be spared from President Donald Trump’s planned steel and aluminum tariffs under national security “carve-outs,” a move that could soften the blow amid threats of retaliation by trading partners and dire economic warnings from lawmakers and business groups. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee…

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Meghan Markle Reveals the Secret Way Her Wedding Veil Honored Her First Date with Prince Harry

It doesn’t get more romantic than this. In a sneak peek from the upcoming HBO documentary Queen of the World, Meghan Markle opens up about the secret tribute to her first date with Prince Harry hidden within her spectacular 16-foot wedding veil. While getting a chance to see her dress for the first time after […]

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Nicki Minaj and Cardi B Are Both in Milan for Fashion Week Following NYC Fight

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Suits: Katherine Heigl, Dulé Hill talk season 8 summer finale

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Eminem and Machine Gun Kelly’s Bizarre Feud, Explained

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Britain’s opposition Labour backs new election over Brexit impasse

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party prefers a new election to a second referendum on Brexit, its leader said on Sunday, heaping pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May whose plans for a deal with the EU have hit an impasse. Britain’s Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn sits on stage at the annual Labour […]

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Maldives, Caught in a Global Power Struggle, Holds Presidential Election

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Beto O’Rourke v Ted Cruz: debate heats up in Texas Senate race

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Lake Victoria Tanzania ferry disaster death toll hits 100