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75 People Gather at Area 51 Gate, 1 Arrested

About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to “storm” the…

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Trump Defends Himself Against Whistleblower Complaint

President Donald Trump repeatedly defended himself Friday against an intelligence whistleblower’s potentially explosive complaint, including an allegation of wrongdoing in a reported private conversation Trump had with a foreign leader.…

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Water Rescues Begin as Imelda Soaks East Texas

Rain from Tropical Depression Imelda deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana on Thursday, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures in areas east of Houston that…

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Trump Bars California From Setting Stricter Fuel Standards

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California’s authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would result…

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Slow Progress in Talks as GM Strike Enters 3rd Day

Union and company bargainers are making progress toward a new contract as a strike by United Auto Workers brought 33 General Motors factories to a halt continued into its third…

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UNC Hospital Resumes Child Heart Surgeries after Review

An advisory board says the University of North Carolina hospital’s pediatric cardiology program can resume performing complex heart surgeries following months in review after it was reported that patient deaths…

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Carter: I Couldn’t Have Managed Presidency at 80

Weeks shy of his 95th birthday, former President Jimmy Carter said he doesn’t believe he could have managed the most powerful office in the world at 80 years old. Carter,…

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Shoemakers Face Losses Amid China, U.S. Trade Tension

Shoemakers in the United States are facing losses over the tit-for-tat tariffs amid the trade tension between China and the U.S. Xero Shoes is an American brand of lightweight minimalist…

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