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Awww: 10 days old, she makes Senate history in her pink cap

Senate Babies-2

Tiny Maile Pearl made Senate history Thursday without making a sound.

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, April 23, the 113th day of 2018. There are 252 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On April 23, 1968, student protesters began occupying buildings on the campus of Columbia University in New York; police put down the protests a week later. The...


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Waffle House suspect remains on the run, may be armed

Waffle House Shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A half-naked man suspected in the slayings of four people at a Waffle House remained on the run Monday, and authorities said he may be armed with one of the guns seized from him last year after he tried to enter the White House to see President Donald Trump. More than 80...


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Dream job: Harley-Davidson interns get a free motorcycle

Harley Davidson Internship

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson is offering free motorcycles for those who join its summer internship program. Eight college students or recent graduates will have the enviable task of being paid to ride a Harley and share their adventures on social media. And the best part? They’ll keep their...


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Gun reform hard sell in rural Kentucky after school shooting

Kentucky School Shooting Divide

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — Jeff Dysinger’s daughter survived a shooting at her Kentucky high school, but he and many others in the rural community haven’t joined the national outcry over guns. Disagreements about gun control are often drawn along urban and rural lines. A Pew Research poll from April 2017...


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Congress sets modest to-do list amid polarized election campaign

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Republicans are showing little appetite for big action in what may be their last months in full control of Congress. The House took much of last week off and doesn’t get back to Washington until Tuesday. The Senate is bogged down in confirmation hearings. And many lawmakers are...


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Trump's complaint that it will take nine years to get all his nominations approved

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. “Democrats are obstructing good (hopefully great) people wanting to give up a big portion of their life to work for our Government, hence, the American People. They are ‘slow walking’ all of my nominations - hundreds of people. At this rate it would take 9 years for...


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Thousands of girls joining boys as Cub Scouts

Boy Scouts - Welcoming Girls

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Ten-year-old twins Tatum and Ian Weir aren’t about to let matching, minor injuries deter them from their goal of becoming the first sister-brother pair of Eagle Scouts. “I cut myself, too!” Tatum said, pausing only briefly during a recent Cub Scout meeting to touch her thumb to...


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The Daily 202: French President Macron wants to be Trump's buddy. Can it last? Five flash

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Get ready for Macron-mania. Donald Trump was the first president since Calvin Coolidge, a century ago, not to welcome a foreign leader for a state visit during his first year in office. Fifteen months into his presidency, Trump is finally rolling out the red carpet...


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US stocks are mixed and bond yields set four-year highs

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mixed Monday morning as health care and industrial companies make gains and energy companies slip with oil prices. Bond prices continue to fall and the yield on the 10-year Treasury note is getting close to 3 percent, a milestone it hasn’t reached since January 2014....


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'Nowhere near close': The bond between Trump and former New York mayor Giuliani is less

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Before President Donald Trump hired Rudolph W. Giuliani to defend him in the Russia investigation, before Giuliani delivered a hotblooded, fists-clenched speech on Trump’s behalf at the 2016 Republican National Convention, the most sensational moment in the duo’s long...


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