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DOJ releases text messages from FBI staffers having afffair

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The Department of Justice released 90 pages of text messages late Tuesday night, many harshly critical of Donald Trump, that were exchanged between an FBI lawyer and an agent.

Tillerson says U.S. open to North Korea talks 'without precondition'

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday that it is unrealistic to expect North Korea to give up its weapons programs before a meeting.

Families warned they may lose children's health coverage

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Virginia warned families this week that the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is about to run out of money because Congress has failed to fund it.

Illegal campfire caused blaze that torched homes in Bel-Air

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An illegal cooking fire at an encampment near a Los Angeles freeway sparked a fast-moving wildfire last week that destroyed homes in tony Bel-Air and closed down a major freeway, authorities said Tuesday.

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Haley will display missile, other evidence Iran supplying Yemen rebels

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This week at a Washington, D.C., military base, UN Ambassador Nikki Haley will present evidence that includes parts of a missile fired into Saudi Arabia.

'Huge loss': San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies suddenly at 65

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Edwin M. Lee, San Francisco's first Asian-American mayor, died suddenly early Tuesday morning. He was 65.

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Opioid crisis straining foster system

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Across the U.S., soaring use of opioids has forced tens of thousands of children from their homes, creating a generation of kids abandoned by addicted parents.

Senators say bill will save lives in crashes between cars and trucks

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Gillibrand and Rubio have proposed a bipartisan bill that would require side guards on trucks to prevent "underride" crashes, in which cars go under trucks.

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'Feminism' is Merriam-Webster's 2017 Word of the Year

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Feminism has been in Merriam-Webster's annual Top 10 for the last few years, including sharing word-of-the-year honors with other "isms" in 2015. Socialism, fascism, racism, communism, capitalism and terrorism rounded out the bunch.…

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Auschwitz survivor: North Korean gulags 'even worse' than Nazi camps

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In a report detailing gruesome atrocities, an international committee says Kim Jong Un should be prosecuted for 10 separate crimes against humanity.

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Why Trump's provocative Jerusalem move hasn't sparked an intifada

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Less than a week after President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Palestinian protests have largely fizzled out.

NYC blast suspect's Facebook post said Trump 'failed to protect' U.S.

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Akayed Ullah, 27, of Brooklyn was hit with federal charges Tuesday for Monday's bungled rush-hour bombing.

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'The best security is invisible': How Sandy Hook changed schools

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Experts say the Newtown, Connecticut, massacre prompted a wave of alterations to school buildings, like buzzer entries, security cameras and bulletproof glass.

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Turkey snubs NATO allies and buys missile systems from Russia

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NATO member Turkey has the alliance's second-largest military.

Where Alabama Senate candidates stand on 8 key issues

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Jones and Moore differ on the issues facing the country, though matters of policy have been largely overshadowed by the scandal dogging Moore's campaign.

Immigrants trusted NYC with their biggest secret. Now they fear deportation.

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New York's undocumented came out of the shadows under Obama. Now, with Trump, they fear giving away personal details could have been a big mistake.

U.S. soldier who drunkenly deserted to North Korea dies

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An American soldier who deserted to North Korea in one of the strangest dramas of the Cold War has died in Japan. He was 77.

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NFL Network suspends Marshall Faulk, two others over alleged harassment

NFL Network confirmed it suspended Marshall Faulk, Ike Taylor and Heath Evans after they were named in a lawsuit against the network.

Monday, Dec 11

NYC explosion: Attacker wore low-tech explosive device

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The suspect, Akayed Ullah, was "wearing an improvised low-tech explosive device" that detonated in a subway tunnel passageway, authorities said.

NYC blast suspect aimed to avenge Muslim deaths, sources say

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Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant, said he consumed terrorist propaganda and learned how to make the explosive device through online instructions, according to officials.

Mario Batali steps aside from 'The Chew' after misconduct allegations

Mario Batali, celebrity chef and co-host of ABC's "The Chew" is stepping away from the show after four anonymous women accused him of sexual misconduct.

Focus on Flynn, Trump timeline suggests obstruction is on Mueller's mind

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Mueller's team seems focused on what happened during the 18 days between Trump learning Flynn had lied about Russia and Trump's firing of Flynn.

Sunday, Dec 10

New evacuations ordered as California wildfires whip across region

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Massive wildfires continued to scorch Southern California on Sunday fueled by whipping Santa Ana winds.

Arab states demand reversal of Trump's Jerusalem decision

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Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Tears, pomp, extravagance as France mourns rocker Hallyday

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France honored rocker Johnny Hallyday, who died Wednesday, with an extravagant procession and a televised ceremony filled with the country's most famous faces.

Army beats Navy for second straight year in instant classic

Army Black Knights defeated the Navy Midshippen thanks to a missed field goal as time expired.

Saturday, Dec 9

Trump sparks boycott at museum opening, highlighting tensions

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Trump addressed approximately 200 people and appeared to largely stick to a prepared speech that lasted no more than 10 minutes.

First death in California wildfires reported

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A 70-year-old woman died in a car crash along an evacuation route from the Thomas Fire burning in Ventura County, a coroner's office says.

'Huge attack' in Congo leaves 15 U.N. peacekeepers dead

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Fifteen United Nations peacekeepers have been killed and dozens more wounded in an attack in the North Kivu province of Democratic Republic of the Congo.

California's on fire again, but here's why not many plan on leaving

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Southern California is suffering a wave of wildfires, two months after Northern California suffered the same fate. But many are staying, out of love and habit.

Friday, Dec 8

Ember storms terrorize residents caught in California blazes

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Erratic winds are feeding the wildfires, which have blanketed coastal Southern California in thick smoke and blown hot embers onto rooftops.

Anti-U.S. protests spread across the Muslim world

Demonstrations took place across the Middle East and around the Muslim world, many of them outside U.S. embassies and consulates.

New wildfire racing near San Diego adds to crews' burden

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California wildfires that have burned 200,000 acres showed little sign of abating as a new fire menaced Camp Pendleton and killed at least a dozen racehorses.

Ex-police officer who killed Walter Scott gets 20 years

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A federal judge sentenced former police officer Michael Slager to 20 years in prison for the 2015 shooting of an unarmed black man in South Carolina. The death sparked a national conversation about race and law enforcement.