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Fate of Utah event with redface Native American portrayal handed to committee

Sham Battle

Both sides say they need to take a hard look at event that puts white re-enactors in redface for a...

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The Latest: Trump administration announces new travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s travel ban (all times local): 7 p.m. Travelers from eight countries will face restrictions on entry to the U.S, ranging from a total ban to more targeted restrictions, under a new proclamation signed by President Donald Trump Sunday. The new...


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The Latest: Senate Republicans offer new health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican push on health care (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Senate Republicans are adding billions of dollars to their teetering health care bill, hoping to win support from GOP senators who may be opposing the legislation. According to documents obtained by The...


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Republicans make desperate bid to save health care bill

Congress Health Overhaul

Republican opposition to the last-ditch GOP health care bill swelled to near-fatal numbers Sunday as Sen. Susan Collins all but closed the door on supporting the teetering effort to scrap the Obama health care law and Sen. Ted Cruz said that “right now” he doesn’t back it.


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Lawyer: Kushner used personal email for some WH messages

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, used his personal email account on dozens of occasions to communicate with colleagues in the White House, his lawyer said Sunday. Between January and August, Kushner either received or responded to fewer than 100 emails from...


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Trump replaces travel ban with new restrictions

Trump Travel Ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — Citizens of more than half a dozen countries will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday that will replace his expiring travel ban. The new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea,...


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State briefs from Sept. 23, 2017

Supreme Court asked to drop abortion order KANSAS CITY — Planned Parenthood is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to vacate an appeals court order that slowed the expansion of abortion services in Missouri. Last week, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay that stopped enforcement...


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Planned Parenthood asks Supreme Court to intervene in effort to expand abortion access in

JEFFERSON CITY • Planned Parenthood on Friday announced it asked the U.S. Supreme Court to quash a lower court’s decision last week that temporarily stymied the group’s effort to expand abortion services in Missouri. Last week, the full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay...


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Planned Parenthood asks Supreme Court to intervene in effort to expand abortion access in

JEFFERSON CITY • Planned Parenthood on Friday announced it asked the U.S. Supreme Court to quash a lower court’s decision last week that temporarily stymied the group’s effort to expand abortion services in Missouri. Last week, the full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay...


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State briefs from Sept. 23, 2017

Supreme Court asked to drop abortion order KANSAS CITY — Planned Parenthood is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to vacate an appeals court order that slowed the expansion of abortion services in Missouri. Last week, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay that stopped enforcement...


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Army looks for new ways to address misbehaving generals

Misbehaving Generals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling with an embarrassing series of misconduct and behavior problems among senior officers, the Army is putting together new mental health, counseling and career management programs to shape stronger, more ethical leaders. The programs stem from a broader worry across the...


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