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Cities May Have Record Thanksgiving Traffic Delays

The number of travelers hitting the road this Thanksgiving holiday is expected to swell to levels not seen in more than a decade, triggering what could be “record” traffic delays…

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Tribes Make Renewed Push for Pipeline Protections

Two American Indian tribes in the Dakotas that are fighting the Dakota Access pipeline in court are making a renewed push to bolster protections for their water supply. The Standing…

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Phone Companies Get New Tools to Block Spam Calls

Phone companies will have greater authority to block unwanted calls from reaching customers as regulators adopted new rules to combat automated messages known as robocalls. Rules adopted Thursday by the…

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Congress Poised for Major Test on Tax Legislation

The Republican-controlled Congress was approaching a major test on Thursday of its ability to enact sweeping tax cuts, as lawmakers prepared for their first full-scale vote on tax legislation. Republicans…

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Mnuchin and Carranza Now on $1 Bills

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza are now on the money, literally. The two officials took a tour of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on Wednesday…

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