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January 24, 2018 - 12:00 am
Sessions questioned in Russia probe, Trump may be up soon Top Democrat rescinds offer of $25 billion for Trump's wall 'People just ran': Students fled for lives in fatal shooting 'Enjoy hell:' Doctor's sentence next for assaulting gymnasts Refugees more than once, Rohingya fear return to Myanmar DA...
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January 24, 2018 - 12:00 am
Oregon approves new taxes to address rising Medicaid costs Philadelphia wants safe injection sites to help opioid fight Trump's move may nudge holdout GOP states to expand Medicaid Do e-cigarettes help or harm? Report says not clear yet Trump's global gag rule goes far beyond abortion, groups say...
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January 24, 2018 - 12:00 am
Top Democrat rescinds offer of $25 billion for Trump's wall Sessions questioned in Russia probe, Trump may be up soon Beating back IS in Syria raises new challenges for US Work requirements may prompt more states to expand Medicaid Changes in FBI leadership follow criticism from Trump What shutdown...
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North Korean defector Park Sang-hak holds up a defaced portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a press conference against the North Korea's participation in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. A team of South Korean officials travelled to North Korea on Tuesday to check logistics for joint events ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in the South, as the rivals exchanged rare visits to each other amid signs of warming ties. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 23, 2018 - 11:55 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Anti-Pyongyang activists on Wednesday ripped photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the latest protests in Seoul against South Korea's outreach to North Korea over next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Despite drawing verbal outbursts from North Korea, the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018, file photo. a sign in support of Oregon's Measure 101 is displayed by a homeowner along a roadside in Lake Oswego, Ore. The taxes before voters in the special election on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, are a short-term fix for health care funding designed to generate between $210 and $320 million in revenue over two years. Oregon aggressively expanded its Medicaid rolls under the Affordable Care Act and now, just 5 percent of its population is uninsured. But state lawmakers have struggled to come with a long-term funding plan. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus, File)
January 23, 2018 - 11:32 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on an Oregon special election on whether to allow Medicaid taxes on hospitals and health insurers to stem health care costs since (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Oregon voters have approved taxes on hospitals, health insurers and managed care companies to address...
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Larry Nassar hangs his head as former gymnast Amanda Thomashow gives her victim statement Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Mich. Nassar, 54, has admitted sexually assaulting athletes under the guise of medical treatment when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which as the sport's national governing organization trains Olympians. He already has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography. Under a plea bargain, he faces a minimum of 25 to 40 years behind bars in the molestation case. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 11:31 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former elite gymnast said Tuesday that a sports doctor who treated Olympic athletes overlooked what turned out to be a broken leg while he molested her in the basement of his home, one of the latest victims to testify at a Michigan sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar...
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Oklahoma head coach Lon Kruger high-fives Trae Young (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Garett Fisbeck)
January 23, 2018 - 11:12 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Trae Young vowed to make changes after his spectacular, yet inefficient game against Oklahoma State. He wasn't kidding. Oklahoma's fabulous freshman point guard had 26 points on just nine field goal attempts, and the 12th-ranked Sooners rallied to beat the fifth-ranked Jayhawks...
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Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) is fouled taking a shot by Dallas Mavericks' Yogi Ferrell (11) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
January 23, 2018 - 11:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry will be able to stock his All-Star roster with plenty of Golden State teammates. Klay Thompson and Draymond Green were chosen as reserves Tuesday, giving the defending NBA champions a record-tying four All-Stars for the second straight year. The Minnesota Timberwolves...
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January 23, 2018 - 10:59 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar and other developments in the case (all times local): 10:55 p.m. The NCAA has opened an investigation into how Michigan State University handled the case of sports doctor Larry Nassar, who faces prison time...
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FILE- In this Dec. 1, 2005, file photo, Barry Lubin, star of the Big Apple Circus' "Grandma Goes to Hollywood," applies powder after applying his clown makeup in his trailer at Damrosch Park in New York's Lincoln Center. Lubin resigned from the Big Apple Circus following accusations that he pressured a 16-year-old aerialist to pose for pornographic photos. The circus’s chairman, Neil Kahanovitz, told The New York Times on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, that Lubin offered his resignation on Friday shortly after the alleged victim came forward. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
January 23, 2018 - 10:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A beloved circus performer known as Grandma the clown has resigned from the Big Apple Circus following accusations that he pressured a 16-year-old aerialist to pose for pornographic photos. The circus's chairman, Neil Kahanovitz, told The New York Times on Tuesday that 65-year-old...
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