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  • Sexual assault

    5 hours ago

    Democrats Also Juggling Politics of Sexual Predation

    Democrats Also Juggling Politics of Sexual Predation

    Democrats have been quick to support the "me too" chorus of women — and some men — who have stepped up to allege sexual misconduct and name names. But now "me too" stains the Democrats, too, putting them in...

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  • Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017

    Secret Conyers Settlement Raises New Questions in Congress

    Secret Conyers Settlement Raises New Questions in Congress

    The spotlight was already on a lack of accountability in how Congress handles sexual harassment claims when a newly reported accusation against Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., raised more questions Tuesday, NBC News...

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  • joe barton

    4 hours ago

    Texas Congressman Joe Barton Said He'd Go to Capitol Police Over Explicit Photo

    Texas Congressman Joe Barton Said He'd Go to Capitol Police Over Explicit Photo

    U.S. Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas, 6th District) told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be exposed...

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  • Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017

    Sessions Orders Review of Background Check System for Guns

    Sessions Orders Review of Background Check System for Guns

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a review of how well the national gun background check system is working, a response to the deadly shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, NBC News reported. Sessions...

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  • Larry Nassar

    Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017

    Ex-Olympic Gymnastics Doctor Pleads Guilty to Sex Charges

    Ex-Olympic Gymnastics Doctor Pleads Guilty to Sex Charges

    A former doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in...

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  • Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017

    Trump on Ala. Senate Race: ‘We Don’t Need a Liberal’

    Trump on Ala. Senate Race: ‘We Don’t Need a Liberal’

    As President Donald Trump departed the White House Tuesday, he stopped to speak with reporters about the ongoing Roy Moore controversy.

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  • US Navy

    4 hours ago

    US Navy Plane With 11 Aboard Crashes Into Pacific; 3 Missing

    US Navy Plane With 11 Aboard Crashes Into Pacific; 3 Missing

    U.S. and Japanese ships and aircraft searched in the Philippine Sea on Thursday for three sailors missing since a U.S. Navy aircraft crashed a day earlier. Eight people were rescued about 40 minutes after...

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  • macys thanksgiving day parade

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    Balloons Fill the Air at 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    Balloons Fill the Air at 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    New faces and old favorites will fly, float and march Thursday morning in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. And police are going all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering...

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  • Al Franken

    2 hours ago

    For Franken, a Rising Trajectory, and Then the Accusations

    For Franken, a Rising Trajectory, and Then the Accusations

    "Many of you have jobs, many of you have families," Sen. Al Franken told Virginia Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of what seemed an uncomfortably close gubernatorial election. After an expectant pause, he...

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  • Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017

    Laws Stymie Efforts to Trace Guns Used in Crimes

    Laws Stymie Efforts to Trace Guns Used in Crimes

    How easily a stolen gun can be matched to one used in a crime depends on laws that can either speed or impede the trace. Making the job easier: mandatory reporting of lost or stolen guns and background checks...

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