Republicans opt to wait out Trump's storm against Mueller

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans made clear Tuesday they won’t take steps to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired, insisting it’s unnecessary and opting instead to wait out the storm. As head of the Russia investigation, Mueller has become a favorite target of...


Women In Medicine Shout #MeToo About Sexual Harassment At Work

Annette Katz didn’t expect to be part of a major social movement. She didn’t set out to take on a major health organization. But that all began to change when a co-worker saw her fighting back tears and joined Katz to report to her union what amounted to a criminal sexual offense at a Cleveland...


The Latest: McCain says Trump shouldn't congratulate Putin

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 1:36 p.m. Sen. John McCain is criticizing President Donald Trump for commending Vladimir Putin for his re-election to a fourth six-year term as Russia’s leader. The Arizona Republican says,...


Ryan hopes spending bill disputes can be settled Tuesday

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Battles over priorities in a huge government-wide spending bill are essentially settled, leaving a scaled-back plan for President Donald Trump’s border wall and a huge rail project that pits Trump against Capitol Hill’s most powerful Democrat as the top issues to be solved. A...


First lady to hold first public event on cyberbullying


WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is hosting executives from major online and social media companies to discuss cyberbullying and internet safety, more than a year after saying that would be her issue as first lady. The meeting Tuesday marks her first public event on the topic, a choice some...


Study finds obesity robs the tongue of taste buds in mice

WASHINGTON (AP) — Packing on pounds seems to dull people’s sense of taste, and puzzled researchers turned to mice to figure out why: Obesity, they found, can rob the tongue of taste buds. If Tuesday’s findings pan out, “this could be a whole new kind of target in treating obesity,” said Cornell...


Trump praises Saudi crown prince over economic ties, sales


WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman opened a marathon tour of the United States on Tuesday by soaking in praise from President Donald Trump, who championed close economic ties and increased military sales to the Saudis as he hosted the young heir to the throne in the...


Supreme Court questions crisis pregnancy center law

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A skeptical Supreme Court took aim Tuesday at a California law that forces anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers to provide information about abortion. A ruling striking down the law could doom similar laws in Hawaii and Illinois, and also call into question laws in other states...


Senators push for better security for 2018 election season

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Government efforts to protect state and local elections from Russian cyberattacks in 2016 didn’t go far enough, leaders of the Senate intelligence committee said Tuesday as the panel released recommendations to safeguard against foreign meddling in the 2018 primary season that’s...


Find out where your neighborhood caucus meeting will be held Tuesday

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Find out where your neighborhood caucus meeting will be held Tuesday, March 20. 

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