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$1 Million Pledged Against Collins if She Backs Kavanaugh
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Democratic House Candidate Calls Attack Mailers 'Racist'

$1 Million Pledged Against Collins if She Backs Kavanaugh

By Hannah Grabenstein |
An Arkansas Democratic congressional candidate on Thursday denounced immigration attack mailers sent out by a Republican senator's political action committee as "racist&q...

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Immigration Judges Say New Quotas Undermine Independence

Immigration Judges Say New Quotas Undermine Independence

By Colleen Long | Sep 22
The nation's immigration court judges are anxious and stressed by a quota system implemented by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that pushes them to close 700 cases per year as a way to get rid of an immense backlog, the head of the judges' union said Frida

Groups Say Medicare Discounts Threatened in Opioids Bill

Groups Say Medicare Discounts Threatened in Opioids Bill

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 22
Consumer and health care groups are scrambling to block what they say is a move by the pharmaceutical industry to commandeer must-pass opioids epidemic legislation as a vehicle for rolling back drugmaker discounts to Medicare beneficiaries.

Committee Gives Kavanaugh Accuser More Time

Committee Gives Kavanaugh Accuser More Time

By Alan Fram | Sep 22
The high-stakes brinkmanship over whether Brett Kavanaugh's accuser would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee came to a momentary standstill as GOP Chairman Chuck Grassley gave Christine Blasey Ford more time.

UK Leader May Hits Back on Brexit Plan; Pound Plunges

UK Leader May Hits Back on Brexit Plan; Pound Plunges

By Jill Lawless | Sep 21
British Prime Minister Theresa May accused the European Union on Friday of creating an "impasse" in divorce negotiations by bluntly rejecting her blueprint for Brexit, sending the value of the pound plunging.

Dad Accused of Putting Girl in Game Machine, Stealing Prizes

Dad Accused of Putting Girl in Game Machine, Stealing Prizes

Sep 21
A Massachusetts teacher has been charged with putting his toddler into a game machine at a New Hampshire shopping mall and using her to steal prizes.

Mass Tourism Threatens Croatia's 'Game of Thrones' Town

Mass Tourism Threatens Croatia's 'Game of Thrones' Town

By Dusan Stojanovic | Sep 21
Marc van Bloemen has lived in the old town of Dubrovnik, a Croatian citadel widely praised as the jewel of the Adriatic, for decades, since he was a child. He says it used to be a privilege. Now it's a nightmare.

Democratic House Candidate Calls Attack Mailers 'Racist'

Democratic House Candidate Calls Attack Mailers 'Racist'

By Hannah Grabenstein | Sep 21
An Arkansas Democratic congressional candidate on Thursday denounced immigration attack mailers sent out by a Republican senator's political action committee as "racist" and "fearmongering."

California Makes People Ask for Straws, Sodas with Kid Meals

California Makes People Ask for Straws, Sodas with Kid Meals

By Sophia Bollag | Sep 21
If you want a straw with your drink or a soda with a kids' meal at a California restaurant, you'll need to ask for them starting next year.

It's High Times for Soaring Marijuana Stocks on Wall Street

It's High Times for Soaring Marijuana Stocks on Wall Street

By Marley Jay | Sep 21
Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street.

California-Las Vegas Train Back on Track After Sale

California-Las Vegas Train Back on Track After Sale

Sep 21
A plan to build a high-speed train between Southern California and Las Vegas is back on track after a private rail company announced Wednesday it has taken over the project.

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