Prosecutors are dropping all charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett, in a surprising and controversial move that exposed a stark fault line between Chicago's local authorities and their county ...
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The House of Representatives failed to override President Trump's veto on a congressional resolution blocking his national emergency declaration. That executive proclamation paved the way for the ...
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The first of more than 1,600 lawsuits pending against Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid OxyContin, has been settled. The drugmaker and members of the Sackler family, which owns Purdue, have ...
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Army Gen. Paul Nakasone, who heads both the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command, usually doesn't say much in public. But recently, he's been on what amounts to a public relations blitz ...
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After working for five years as a writer and producer on Saturday Night Live, comic John Mulaney thought he knew everything there was to know about the show. "I was like a busboy," Mulaney says of his ...
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Clad in a dazzling white shirt, Nicolás Maduro is standing at a podium, grinning through his mustache and waving his hands at his supporters. "Hands off Venezuela, Mr. Imperator Donald Trump!" he ...
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If it's been a few years since you shopped for a lightbulb, you might find yourself confused. Those controversial curly-cue ones that were cutting edge not that long ago? Gone. (Or harder to find.) ...
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On March 15, a 28-year-old Australian man opened fire in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 50 people and injuring dozens more. The shooter had previously declared allegiance to "white ...
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In a significant shift, the Trump Administration now says the entirety of the Affordable Care Act should be struck down in the courts. Previously, the administration had pushed to remove the law's ...
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The assertion by Attorney General William Barr that special counsel Robert Mueller found the Trump campaign did not conspire with the Russian government in 2016 removes, for now, a major focus of ...
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Two different philanthropic arms of the Sackler family have announced they will temporarily stop all new gifts in the United Kingdom. The Sacklers are major donors to museums, galleries and theaters ...
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At the end of spring break, your kids might be bringing back something more than just good memories of that family vacation. Holidays, it turns out, are a time when head lice spread. Any time kids' ...
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