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November 23, 2018 - 2:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to fast-track cases on the president's decision to prevent certain transgender people from serving in the military. The administration asked the court on Friday to take up three cases on the issue. Lower courts had blocked the...
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November 21, 2018 - 5:15 pm
Many offering their own personal stories of treating such wounds.
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Mar-a-Lago
FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2018, file photo, Mar-a-Lago is visible from a motorcade carrying President Donald Trump, in Palm Beach, Fla. .(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 21, 2018 - 1:08 pm
Mar-a-Lago is where women in furs and men in diamond jewelry and monogrammed slippers mingle with Sylvester Stallone and Fabio at New Year's Eve celebrations, and Don King rubs elbows with Cabinet members, could-be ambassadors and the "MyPillow" guy at dinner.
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FILE - In this May 14, 2015, file photo, the oil drilling rig Polar Pioneer is towed toward a dock in Elliott Bay in Seattle. Sharply lower oil prices are sending ripples through the global economy, lending more spending power to consumers _ particularly for Americans’ big holiday shopping spree _ but potentially dampening investment in U.S. oil production. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
November 21, 2018 - 10:03 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Holiday shoppers should enjoy more spending power thanks to the recent sharp drop in oil prices, though cheaper energy could also weigh on the U.S. economy by dampening investment in shale oil production. While the fall in oil prices doesn't yet match the 2014-2016 slump...
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U.S. and California state flags fly behind the border wall, seen from Tijuana, Mexico, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
November 20, 2018 - 7:41 pm
"Whatever the scope of the President's authority, he may not rewrite the immigration laws to impose a condition that Congress has expressly forbidden."
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President Donald Trump gives "Peas" a National Thanksgiving Turkey, a pardon during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, as Jeff Sveen, chairman of the National Turkey Federation, watches. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 20, 2018 - 5:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an annual Thanksgiving tradition, President Donald Trump used the power of his office Tuesday to keep a pair of turkeys off the holiday table. But Trump jokingly warned that while the 39-pound bird named Peas and a 41-pounder named Carrots are free to live the rest of their...
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Potsquatch
A man wearing a costume of “Potsquatch” poses with customers outside New England Treatment Access cannabis dispensary dispensary on the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Northampton, Mass (Leon Nguyen/The Republican via AP)
November 20, 2018 - 5:09 pm
Marijuana is already sold legally in six Western states, but the long-awaited opening of recreational outlets in the East was hailed as major milestone.
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November 20, 2018 - 4:04 pm
The holy grail of shopping is nearly upon us: Black Friday.
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November 20, 2018 - 3:59 pm
Restaurants and retailers are being told not serve or sell any romaine lettuce.
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November 20, 2018 - 3:12 pm
She is now the fourth person other than Nassar to face criminal charges related to his serial molestation of young female athletes.
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