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Colorado police seek runner who won't stop pooping in front of a family's house

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Police in Colorado Springs are searching for a woman who has pooped multiple times in front of a...

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Trump wants $200 million more for science education

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump wants the Education Department to invest $200 million to boost U.S. classroom instruction in computer science and STEM - science, technology, engineering and math. The president announced the initiative Monday while flanked by about 50...


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Cowboys kneel before national anthem against Arizona

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, so the speculation was that he would not allow his players to kneel during the national anthem. The Cowboys and their owner did kneel, though not during the anthem. Following a weekend of...


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Why NASCAR is a sports league still in Trump's good graces

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Kneeling in protest during the National Anthem began with former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick in 2016, but the act has since expanded beyond the football player, including rapidly catching on over the weekend. Athletes on football teams across the country knelt...


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Trump returns to Twitter to claim 'tremendous backlash' against NFL

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump returned to Twitter on Monday night to continue his four-day campaign against NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem, claiming there has been a “tremendous backlash” following Sunday’s widespread show of solidarity on...


Government

Feds rush aid to Puerto Rico amid growing pleas for help

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The U.S. ramped up its response Monday to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico while the Trump administration sought to blunt criticism that its response to Hurricane Maria has fallen short of it efforts in Texas and Florida after the recent hurricanes there


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Why Republicans' latest Obamacare repeal attempt was doomed from the start

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Republicans’ health-care bill collapsed in the Senate Monday night in familiar fashion. Republicans tried to rush through an unpopular bill, largely crafted and edited behind closed doors, that would leave millions more uninsured than current law and that never had...


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Man arrested near White House had at least nine firearms in vehicle, D.C. police said

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - A former Tennessee police officer who was arrested outside the White House on Sunday had a cache of weapons in his car and told authorities he came for help removing a chip he thought had been implanted in his head, according to court documents. Several...


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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. LAST-GASP GOP DRIVE TO REPEAL OBAMACARE COLLAPSES Effectively sinking the legislation, Maine Sen. Susan Collins refuses to support the newest plan to tear down the Affordable Care Act. 2. HOW...


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Analysis: Trump's tax 'reform' looks like tax cuts for the rich

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Get ready for tax cuts for the wealthy. The guiding principle of the tax plan that President Donald Trump’s administration and top Republican leaders in Congress have spent months crafting appears to be tax cuts for all, even if they add $1.5 trillion to America’s...


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Senate GOP effort to unwind the ACA collapses

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON -- The latest Republican effort to unwind the Affordable Care Act collapsed on Monday as a third GOP senator announced her opposition and left the proposal short of the votes needed to pass. While one top Republican senator held out the possibility that the...


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