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Fire, Explosions Rock Philadelphia Oil Refinery

A fire at the largest oil refinery on the East Coast turned the early morning sky a bright orange and yellow and awakened startled residents with explosions that shook homes…

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Secret Service Investigates Dropped Backpack

Streets near the White House were closed to pedestrian traffic for about an hour Wednesday afternoon following the report of a suspicious package, authorities said. At about 2:45 p.m., a…

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Justice Department Keeps Manafort in Federal Custody

Convicted felon Paul Manafort will remain in federal custody, a U.S. Justice Department official said on Tuesday, citing concerns about the “health and personal safety” of President Donald Trump’s former…

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California Governor, Lawmaker Alter Proposed Vaccine Rules

California public health officials would have more oversight of doctors and schools with high numbers of medical exemptions for vaccinations under a legislative compromise announced Tuesday. Gov. Gavin Newsom and…

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