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The measure is expected to pass the full House. The fund established to compensate sick and dying Sept. 11 first responders is nearing depletion with about 19,000 unpaid claims to address.
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There are similarities in the rash of deaths. Most are described as happening suddenly, and several after an alcoholic drink.
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President Trump dismissed such outreach as "oppo research" and contradicted his own FBI director, saying he would "maybe" notify the bureau — "if I thought there was something wrong."
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Dominican Republic authorities say security video footage indicates a plot to kill the popular retired slugger. Ortiz is reported to be recuperating in a Boston hospital where he was flown.
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A new study of 80,000 people finds that those who ate the most red meat — especially processed meats such as bacon and hot dogs — had a higher risk of premature death compared with those who ate less.
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The country's data protection agency said La Liga's popular app was systematically accessing phones' microphones and geolocation data to find out which bars were showing unlicensed match broadcasts.
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Each team has played more than 100 games. Yet it all comes down to Game 7 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final. The rubber match caps perhaps the most surprising NHL postseason in recent memory.
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As Congress was holding a hearing on contempt for two Cabinet secretaries, the Justice Department said that it would not surrender materials sought by oversight committee Chairman Elijah Cummings.
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The White House tells NPR it is willing to talk with MLB about letting Cuban players play in the U.S. without defecting, but the administration wants the league's help with the crisis in Venezuela.
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The city has a rich heritage of buildings and mosques. Today, the battle scars are as prominent as ever and residents displaced by the conflict complain about the sluggish reconstruction.
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The wife of Israel's prime minister will pay the money as part of a plea deal. She was accused of ordering meals from fancy restaurants on the public's dime for years even though she had a cook.
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The Pentagon has long acknowledged climate change has broad implications for national security. That is especially clear in the Arctic, where melting ice is opening new shipping lanes.
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The U.S. Forest Service is proposing changes to a landmark environmental law that would allow it to fast-track some forest management projects, including logging and prescribed burning.
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Fifty years after Apollo 11's historic moon landing, journalist Charles Fishman tells the story the 410,000 men and women who helped make the mission a success.
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A jury convicted William Strampel, who led the College of Osteopathic Medicine, on three charges, including two counts of willful neglect. He was cleared of second-degree criminal sexual conduct.
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Having to come up with $1,000 unexpectedly can be a challenge for anyone. NPR's recent poll on rural health found that's especially true for one group: people with disabilities.
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Two of his victims were hoping to work in dentistry. The third was still attending N.C. State.
Uganda's Ministry of Health says the dead boy's brother, 3, and grandmother, 50, also tested positive for Ebola. The 5-year-old and his mother had been in Democratic Republic of the Congo days ago.
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Relying on a wealth of research and documents, Casey Rae deftly maps out how one of America's most controversial literary figures transformed the lives of many notable rock musicians.
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Brian Evenson's new collection brings together stories that have appeared in literary fiction, speculative fiction and horror publications — and yet they flow together into a disturbing whole.
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