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US wants world to isolate North Korea, so what’s that mean?

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s recent call to action underscores the challenge for the United States as it tries to advance a nonmilitary strategy for resolving the nuclear standoff with North Korea.

Conyers’ House seat to remain vacant for nearly a year

Michigan’s Republican governor announced Friday that Democrat John Conyers’ congressional seat will not be filled until the regularly scheduled November election.

Accuser of Roy Moore said she altered yearbook

Roy Moore's accuser confesses to altering yearbook.

House passes stopgap spending bill to avert weekend shutdown

The House passed a spending bill to prevent a government shutdown.

Combative Franken quits, points to GOP tolerance of Trump

ICYMI - Franken out. Blasts Trump and GOP.

Patagonia joins lawsuits challenging Trump’s monument plans

Outdoor retailing giant Patagonia on Wednesday joined a flurry of lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump’s decision to chop up two large national monuments in Utah could finally bring an answer to the much-debated question of whether presidents have the legal authority to undo or change monuments created by past presidents.

As Franken’s support collapses, Democrats expect resignation

His once-promising political career in shambles, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken appeared on the verge of resigning after fellow Democrats led by female senators abandoned him Wednesday over the mounting allegations of sexual misconduct that are roiling Capitol Hill.

Q&A: Tax bill impacts ‘Obamacare’ and potentially Medicare

The tax overhaul Republicans are pushing toward final votes in Congress could undermine the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance markets and over time add to the financial squeeze on Medicare.

Tribes: Trump’s monument order disrespects native people

President Donald Trump’s rare move to shrink two large national monuments in Utah triggered another round of outrage among Native American leaders who vowed to unite and take the fight to court to preserve protections for lands they consider sacred.

Then and now: Why 1986 tax bill was everything 2017′s isn’t

The legislation that House and Senate Republicans have embraced has revived memories of Congress’ most recent major tax overhaul three decades ago. But the similarities tend to end there.
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