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  • 44 minutes ago

    Top Military Officer: Transgender Policy Unchanged for Now

    Top Military Officer: Transgender Policy Unchanged for Now

    The U.S. will continue to permit transgender individuals to serve openly in the military until Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has received President Donald Trump's "direction" to change the policy and figured out...

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  • health care

    9 minutes ago

    GOP Eyes Narrow Bill to Advance Goal on 'Obamacare' Repeal

    GOP Eyes Narrow Bill to Advance Goal on 'Obamacare' Repeal

    They couldn't pass a repeal of "Obamacare," or find the votes for a White House-backed replacement. So now Senate Republicans are lowering their sights and trying to unite behind a so-called "skinny repeal" that...

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  • Trump

    2 minutes ago

    Boy Scouts Chief Apologizes for Trump Political Speech

    Boy Scouts Chief Apologizes for Trump Political Speech

    The Boy Scouts of America anticipated President Donald Trump would spark controversy with a politically tinged speech at its national jamboree in West Virginia but felt obliged to invite him out of respect...

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  • 3 hours ago

    Scaramucci: Let Priebus Explain He's 'Not a Leaker'

    Scaramucci: Let Priebus Explain He's 'Not a Leaker'

    New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Thursday challenged President Donald Trump's chief of staff Reince Priebus to "explain he is not a leaker" and said he didn't know if their...

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  • 5 hours ago

    Jeff Bezos Is the World’s Richest Man

    Jeff Bezos Is the World’s Richest Man

    Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, with a fortune of over $90 billion, CNBC reported. According to Forbes and Bloomberg, the Amazon CEO had a net worth of over $89 billion as of the close of markets...

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  • ohio

    38 minutes ago

    1 Dead, 7 Injured After Ride Malfunction at Ohio Fair

    1 Dead, 7 Injured After Ride Malfunction at Ohio Fair

    A swinging and spinning amusement park ride called the Fire Ball broke apart on the opening day of the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday, hurling people through the air, killing at least one and injuring seven...

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  • trump

    Thursday, Jul 27, 2017

    Transgender Ban Nod to Christian Conservatives: Analysis

    Transgender Ban Nod to Christian Conservatives: Analysis

    His agenda stalled and his party divided, President Donald Trump veered into the nation's simmering culture wars by announcing plans to ban transgender people from serving in the military. Much of the political...

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  • MIT

    3 hours ago

    Oregon Scientists Do First Human Gene Embryo Editing in US

    Oregon Scientists Do First Human Gene Embryo Editing in US

    For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases. According to MIT Technology Review,...

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  • 2 minutes ago

    Trump to Honor First Responders of GOP Baseball Shooting

    President Donald Trump will welcome to the White House Thursday officers who responded to a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, last month where an attack on Republican lawmakers left six congressman...

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  • Tax Reform

    34 minutes ago

    White House and Congressional Leaders Scrap Import-Based Tax

    White House and Congressional Leaders Scrap Import-Based Tax

    Trump administration officials and congressional leaders are no longer considering an import-based tax system to rewrite the tax code. That had been contemplated to lower rates without blowing a hole in the...

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