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Radio anchor says Franken groped, kissed her without consent

Sexual Harassment Franken

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2017. There are 41 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 20, 1947, Britain’s future queen, Princess Elizabeth, married Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at Westminster Abbey. On this date: In 1620, Peregrine White...


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Former Oklahoma state senator admits to child sex trafficking while in office

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Former Oklahoma state Sen. Ralph Shortey has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors months after investigators uncovered a secret life that they say involved child pornography and a rendezvous with a 17-year-old boy he had met through Craigslist’s personal ads....


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Another conservative leads Kansas governor race after crisis

SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — A year ago, many voters concluded that Kansas would abandon deep-red politics after Gov. Sam Brownback’s experiment in cutting income taxes ended in failure. But instead of moving back toward the political center, the state now has an even more aggressively conservative figure...


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Should America's upper middle class take the biggest tax hit?

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Humans learn the concept of fairness at a very young age. After all, it doesn’t take long for a child to start whining about a sibling who gets an extra serving of ice cream. As the Republican-controlled Congress tries to push through tax reform this year, one group of...


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Technology companies, retailers send US stock indexes higher

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher as technology and industrial companies and retailers make gains. Drugmakers and other health care companies are trading lower. Stocks have declined over the last two weeks. Trading is expected to be relatively quiet ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday later this...


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Thanksgiving panic: How a cranberry crisis changed the way Americans see food

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The side-dish preferences of vice presidents don’t normally make the news. But 1959 was no ordinary time. It was the year a tiny berry caused Americans to take a massive look at potential carcinogens in their food and care enough about the culinary choices of...


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Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska's approval

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. TransCanada’s $8 billion Keystone XL pipeline got the go-ahead from the Nebraska Public Service Commission on Monday, clearing the last regulatory hurdle in a nine-year effort to build a line needed the carry thick crude oil from Alberta’s tar sands region to...


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Tyson Foods: New facility in Tennessee to create 1,500 jobs

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. plans to build a new chicken production complex in Tennessee, a $300 million project that is expected to create more than 1,500 jobs when the facility begins operations in late 2019, the company said Monday. The new plant in Humboldt, about 85 miles northeast...


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Tyson Foods plans to build new chicken plant in Tennessee, a $300M project expected to

HUMBOLT, Tenn. (AP) — Tyson Foods plans to build new chicken plant in Tennessee, a $300M project expected to create more than 1,500 jobs.


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Brutally killed by Charles Manson's followers, Sharon Tate became the face of victim's

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Sharon Tate begged for more time. She was due to give birth to a son in two weeks and pleaded, “Please don’t kill me. I just want to have my baby.” One of Charles Manson’s followers then stabbed the actress 16 times, and with a towel dipped in her blood, wrote “PIG”...


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