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Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 01:52 PM EST

Alabama Candidates Cast Their Ballots

Alabama Candidates Cast Their Ballots

Republican Roy Moore, facing numerous allegations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls, and Democrat Doug Jones cast their ballots in the vote that will send one of them to the U.S. Senate. NBC's Chris...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 04:51 PM EST

Democrat Jones Projected Winner in Alabama Senate Upset

Democrat Jones Projected Winner in Alabama Senate Upset

Democrat Doug Jones was the projected winner of Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 12:56 PM EST

NY Senator Calls Trump Response a 'Sexist Smear'

NY Senator Calls Trump Response a 'Sexist Smear'

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) called President Donald Trump's tweet a "sexist smear," after Trump tweeted insinuations against Gillibrand on Dec. 12, 2017, claiming she went to his office "beggi...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 12:04 PM EST

Wife of Roy Moore: Our Attorney Is a Jew

Wife of Roy Moore: Our Attorney Is a Jew

Kayla Moore, wife of Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, pushed back against charges of anti-Semitism and racism against her husband in a rally before Alabama's special election, noting that Moore had...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 12:05 PM EST

Three Strange Moments From Roy Moore's Election-Eve Rally

Three Strange Moments From Roy Moore's Election-Eve Rally

That time in 2017 when political testimonials include a brothel in Vietnam and love for your Jewish attorney. Senate candidate Roy Moore's final campaign event Monday on the eve of Alabama's special election...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 10:36 AM EST

Opioid Crisis Strains Foster System as Kids Pried From Homes

Opioid Crisis Strains Foster System as Kids Pried From Homes

Across the U.S., soaring use of heroin and other opioids has sent tens of thousands of kids flooding into the foster care system — creating a generation of children abandoned by addicted parents, orphaned by...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 12:32 PM EST

Holding His Son, Jimmy Kimmel Pleads for Health Care Program

Holding His Son, Jimmy Kimmel Pleads for Health Care Program

Jimmy Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show after a week off for the boy's heart surgery. Kimmel was crying from the first moment of his monologue Monday night as he pleaded with...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 03:07 AM EST

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dies at 65

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dies at 65

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died early Tuesday morning at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, his office announced. He was 65 years old. The office didn't immediately explain what Lee died of at 1:11...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 07:47 AM EST

5 Things to Watch in Alabama's High Stakes Senate Race

5 Things to Watch in Alabama's High Stakes Senate Race

As Alabama votes to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the choice between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has taken on outsized significance. Moore has faced allegations of...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 08:11 AM EST

56 Dems Ask House to Investigate Trump Sexual Misconduct

56 Dems Ask House to Investigate Trump Sexual Misconduct

Over 50 Democratic lawmakers on Monday asked the House oversight committee to investigate sexual misconduct allegations made against President Donald Trump. The Democratic Women’s Working Group wrote that...

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