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Pelosi says she believes Conyers accuser

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Monday she believes the story of Melanie Sloan, a former employee of Rep. John Conyers, just a day after she refused to criticize the Michigan Democrat amid sexual harassment accusations. [Source]

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House Speaker Ryan says he believes upbeat Treasury tax study

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday defended a one-page analysis by the Treasury Department that asserted a tax plan pushed by the Republican-led Congress would pay for itself in 10 years.

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The race could come down to Roy Moore's history, the Trump effect and the city of Mobile

On Tuesday, Alabama voters will deliver their verdict on Roy Moore.  

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Pictures of the Year: A picture and its story

(Reuters) - Reuters photographers witnessed the biggest stories of 2017 -- from Donald Trump's first year as U.S. president to the flight of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, from Venezuela's crisis to the fall of Islamic State and a tower block inferno in London.

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Community and History in Iceland’s Geothermal Pools

Iceland has more than 100 public pools, most of which are heated by the country’s abundant geothermal energy.

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For the first time in US history, a road will likely be carved through a protected wilderness refuge

A wilderness refuge protected since the Eisenhower administration could have a road carved right through it

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Alabama, Despite History of Unruly Politics, Has ‘Never Seen Anything Like This’

The wild and ugly campaign for Senate, fraught with incendiary comments and molestation claims, has left even veterans of the state’s politics searching for parallels.

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Special election set for Conyers' seat

A special election to fill the seat vacated by Michigan Democratic Rep. John Conyers will be held next year, with a primary August 7 and the general election November 6.

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CNN Corrects a Trump Story, Fueling Claims of ‘Fake News’

The erroneous report involving Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks came at a time when the media faces public skepticism and frequent criticism from the White House.

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CNN corrects story on email to Trumps about WikiLeaks

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Rebels kill 15 peacekeepers in Congo in worst attack on U.N. in recent history

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Suspected Ugandan rebels killed at least 15 Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers and wounded 53 others in a raid on a base in Congo that U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called the worst attack on the organization in recent history.

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Special election to replace Conyers to be held Nov. 2018: governor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said on Friday the state would hold a special election on Nov. 6, 2018, to replace Representative John Conyers, the Democrat who resigned this week amid accusations of sexual misconduct.

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Rebels kill 14 peacekeepers in Congo in worst attack on U.N. in recent history

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Rebels killed at least 14 U.N. peacekeepers and wounded 53 others in Congo and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Friday the attack that targeted troops from Tanzania was the worst in recent history.

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History's biggest bubbles: They never end well

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Avocados: History of an unlikely health food craze

From California to Manila, avocados are a common ingredient on restaurant menus around the world.

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Pelosi says Democrats will not back short-term funding bill on Thursday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday her party would not support a short-term funding bill being brought up for a vote later in the day because it did not include any key Democratic priorities.

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White House says it believes Saudi Arabia will open Yemen port

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Thursday it believed that Saudi Arabia would allow a blocked port in Yemen to open after President Donald Trump urged Riyadh to lift a blockade to let humanitarian aid reach the Yemeni people.

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White House says it believes Saudi Arabia to allow a Yemeni port to open

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Thursday it had reason to believe that Saudi Arabia would allow a blocked port in Yemen to open.

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Pelosi says Democrats won't back short-term funding bill in Thursday vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday her party would not support a short-term government funding bill being brought up for a vote later in the day because it did not include any key Democratic priorities.

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John Conyers III involved in violent incident, may not want his dad's seat

John Conyers III -- who was endorsed by his father, former Rep. John Conyers, to fill his now-empty House seat -- was reportedly involved in an incident that resulted in his girlfriend sustaining a stab wound.

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John Conyers III Was Arrested in February, Accused of Stabbing His Girlfriend

John Conyers III, whose father endorsed him for a House seat election as the lawmaker resigned amid sexual harassment allegations, was arrested in February after his girlfriend suffered knife cuts during an argument.

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‘The Crown’: A Look Back at Season 1 and the History Behind It

Here’s an episode-by-episode summary of Season 1 of “The Crown,” and a survey of how some of the historical events were covered in The New York Times.

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The New ‘60 Minutes’ Book Has a Troubled History

Jeff Fager, the show’s executive producer, took over the project after the original author asked about women in the “60 Minutes” workplace.

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Olympics, Jerusalem, John Conyers: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Senior lawmaker Conyers leaves U.S. Congress after harassment accusations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat John Conyers, the longest serving member of the U.S. House of Representatives, stepped down on Tuesday after multiple accusations of sexual misconduct, the first member of Congress to leave his seat during a wave of high-profile harassment allegations.

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The Conflict in Jerusalem Is Distinctly Modern: Here’s the History

The city has long been contested by Jews, Christians and Muslims, as well as by external powers, and its future remains far from clear.

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Conyers resigned today. But he still doesn't get it.

Facing mounting claims of sexual harassment and increasing pressure from Democratic leaders, Michigan Rep. John Conyers announced that he is resigning the Detroit-area seat he's held since 1964.

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Conyers leaving Congress after harassment accusations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat John Conyers, the longest serving member of the U.S. House of Representatives, stepped down on Tuesday after multiple accusations of sexual misconduct, the first member of Congress to leave his seat during a wave of high-profile harassment allegations.

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Congressman Conyers retires after harassment accusations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat John Conyers, the longest serving member of the U.S. House of Representatives, announced his retirement on Tuesday, amid accusations of sexual harassment, and endorsed his son to take his place in Congress.

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Conyers endorses his son to replace him in Congress

Embattled Democratic Rep. John Conyers told a Detroit area radio show that he'll step down from his seat in Congress Tuesday and publicly endorsed his son to replace him once he leaves Capitol Hill.

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Representative Conyers will retire after harassment allegations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative John Conyers said he was retiring on Tuesday and that he would endorse his son to replace him after several women accused him of sexual misconduct.

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U.S. congressman Conyers to retire after harassment accusations: reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Conyers, the longest serving member of the U.S. House of Representatives, will announce on Tuesday he does not plan to run for re-election, U.S. media said following accusations of sexual harassment against the Michigan Democrat.

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Rep. Conyers to speak today amid calls to resign

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Joseph Ellis: GOP is trying to erase over 100 years of history

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Congressman Conyers to retire after harassment accusations: reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. congressman John Conyers, the longest serving member of the House of Representatives, will announce on Tuesday he does not plan to run for re-election, U.S. media said following accusations of sexual harassment against the Michigan Democrat.

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Congressman Conyers to announce he will not seek re-election: reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative John Conyers, the longest serving member of the House of Representatives, on Tuesday will announce he does not plan to run for re-election, U.S. media outlets reported following allegations of sexual harassment facing the Michigan Democrat.

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Conyers Won’t Seek Re-election in Wake of Harassment Claims, Relative Says

The country’s longest-serving congressman plans to announce his decision Tuesday, said his great-nephew, who plans to run for the seat.

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Announcement on Conyers promised Tuesday

Rep. John Conyers' attorney Arnold Reed -- who has been speaking for the Michigan Democrat amid allegations of sexual harassment -- will make an announcement Tuesday morning on a Detroit talk-radio show, according to a tweet by the lawyer.

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Conyers supporters vent frustration at Pelosi

Supporters of Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan gathered in the sanctuary of a Detroit church Monday morning to urge national leaders like House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to grant Conyers full due process under the law.

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Toobin: History shows president not above law

President Nixon said years ago that a president could not be charged with obstruction of justice. CNN's Jeffrey Toobin explains why that may not be true.

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Trump-Schumer-Pelosi meeting is back on

The on-again, off-again meeting between President Donald Trump and the top two congressional Democrats is back on, ahead of a Friday deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

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Nonfiction: The Ku Klux Klan’s Surprising History

Linda Gordon’s “The Second Coming of the KKK” recounts an ugly chapter of the American past.

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Cillizza: The thing I still don't get about the "Access Hollywood" tape story

Donald Trump hates to say sorry.

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Trump says investors should sue ABC over bungled story

An erroneous ABC News report about President Trump and his former adviser Michael Flynn met widespread criticism and led the network to suspend the journalist behind the story for making a "serious error."

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ABC suspends reporter over erroneous Flynn story

ABC News announced Saturday that it has suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay after Ross was forced to correct a bombshell on-air report about Michael Flynn.

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Two Colleges Bound by History Are Roiled by the Me-Too Moment

Spelman and Morehouse, the historically black colleges in Atlanta, are among a number of schools nationwide fielding complaints about sexual misconduct.

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‘No Such Thing as Rohingya’: Myanmar Erases a History

Evidence of the Rohingya Muslims’ history in Myanmar is being systematically eradicated. One prominent Rohingya asks, “How can they pretend we are nothing?”

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Representative Conyers' future plans to be discussed in 'next day or so': attorney

DETROIT (Reuters) - The question of whether U.S. Representative John Conyers may resign in the face of sexual harassment allegations will be addressed in the "next day or so," an attorney for the congressman said on Friday.

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Conyers' future plans to be discussed in 'next day or so': attorney

DETROIT (Reuters) - The question of whether U.S. Representative John Conyers may resign in the face of sexual harassment allegations will be addressed in the "next day or so," an attorney for the congressman said on Friday.

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Review: John Adams Mines Gold Rush History for His New Opera

In “Girls of the Golden West,” a collaboration with Peter Sellars at San Francisco Opera, the music is haunting but the drama is stilted.

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Lawmakers say panel investigating Conyers not known for speed

The House ethics committee launched last week an investigation into Michigan Democratic Rep. John Conyers after allegations surfaced from multiple women that he sexually harassed them.

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Holiday Windows, a (Sort of) Love Story

Why are we all so bedazzled by the store vitrines of the season?

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Nonfiction: In a Bowie Oral History, a Glimpse of How Others Saw the Faker

Dylan Jones’s “David Bowie: A Life” captures its subject’s radically plastic persona, his capacity to accommodate any identity at will.

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News Analysis: When Our Trusted Storytellers Are Also the Abusers

As a national conversation about harassment moves forward, journalistic gatekeepers are under the glare, raising questions about how their behavior shaped the stories they told.

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Conyers defiant as Democratic leaders call on him to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The three top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives called on Democratic congressman John Conyers on Thursday to resign in light of the sexual harassment allegations he faces, but Conyers' attorney said he was not thinking of stepping down.

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Conyers not quitting after Pelosi calls on him to resign: lawyer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called on Democratic Representative John Conyers to resign, calling sexual harassment allegations against him serious and credible, but Conyers' attorney said he was not thinking of stepping down.

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Accuser: Conyers requested sexual favors

In an interview with NBC News, Marion Brown, a former staffer for Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), detailed her accusations of sexual harassment against the congressman.

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Attorney: Resignation sure the hell isn't up to Pelosi

Rep. John Conyers' attorney delivers a statement to media about sexual harassment allegations against the lawmaker.

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Conyers hospitalized as top House Democrat calls for his resignation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called on Democratic Representative John Conyers to resign, saying sexual harassment allegations against him were serious and credible, and that "zero tolerance means consequences for everyone."

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Pelosi calls on Rep. John Conyers to resign

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called on Rep. John Conyers to resign following allegations of sexual harassment against the Michigan Democrat.

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Pelosi Calls on Conyers to Resign After an Accuser Details Her Charges

One of Representative John Conyers Jr.’s accusers appeared on “Today” to explicitly detail her harassment accusations, prompting the Democratic leader to say he should go.

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Democrat Conyers, accused of sexual harassment, is hospitalized

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Representative John Conyers, who is facing several sexual harassment allegations, has been hospitalized, an attorney for Conyers said on Thursday.

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U.S. House Democratic leader Pelosi says Conyers should resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that Representative John Conyers should resign after sexual harassment allegations were brought against him, saying "zero tolerance means consequences for everyone."

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U.S. congressman Conyers hospitalized: lawyer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Representative John Conyers, who is facing several sexual harassment allegations, has been hospitalized, an attorney for Conyers said on Thursday.

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'The Shape of Water' flows into sweet, strange love story

Guillermo del Toro's visual artistry thrives in the realm of fantasy. The director funnels those skills into a sweet but strange container with "The Shape of Water," a sensual if not fully buoyant reimagining of monster classics that essentially transforms "The Creature from the Black Lagoon" into an unlikely land-sea love story.

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Rep. John Conyers in hospital, aide says

Rep. John Conyers, who is under fire for accusations of sexual harassment, is in the hospital, an aide to Conyers confirmed to CNN.

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Congressman Conyers hospitalized for stress: local media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Representative John Conyers, who is facing several sexual harassment allegations, has been hospitalized for a condition related to stress, local media in Detroit, Michigan, reported on Thursday, citing a family spokesperson.

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Congressman Conyers faces mounting pressure to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. congressman John Conyers faced increasing pressure to resign on Wednesday, with the No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives saying he should step aside if sexual harassment accusations against him were true.

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Congressman Conyers faces heightened pressure to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. congressman John Conyers faced increasing pressure on Wednesday to resign, with the No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives saying he should step down if sexual harassment accusations against him were true.

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Representative Conyers faces heightened pressure to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Congressman John Conyers faced increasing pressure on Wednesday to resign, with the No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives saying he should step down if sexual harassment accusations against him were true.

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Books of The Times: The Story of How Surgeons Cleaned Up Their Act

“The Butchering Art,” by the medical historian Lindsey Fitzharris, recounts how Joseph Lister and others introduced antiseptic practices to medicine.

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Conyers should resign if accusations are 'founded': No. 2 House Democrat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Wednesday that Democratic representative John Conyers should resign if the sexual harassment allegations against him are found to be true.

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Matt Lauer’s History at ‘Today’: Two Decades of Highs and Lows

From some awkward interviews to narrating the events of 9/11, Mr. Lauer had spent more than 20 years at “Today” before he was fired this week.

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U.S. House Speaker Ryan says up to Conyers whether to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday commended Representative John Conyers for stepping down as the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee in the face of sexual misconduct allegations, and said it was up to Conyers to decide if he should resign from the House.

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RPT-COLUMN-Cobalt, the heart of darkness in the shiny electric vehicle story: Andy Home

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - The electric vehicle (EV) story continues to gather momentum, with even major oil companies scrambling to join the coming green energy revolution.

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Former Conyers aide: 'Most of us' have seen him in his underwear

A former top communications aide to Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan offered a defense of his former boss amid Tuesday growing allegations of sexual harassment, saying it wasn't uncommon for staffers to accidentally see the congressman in his underwear.

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Black caucus members urge U.S. Representative Conyers to resign: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some of Democratic U.S. Representative John Conyers' colleagues in the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) are pressing the 88-year-old lawmaker to resign amid sexual harassment allegations against him, two senior House Democratic aides said on Tuesday.

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Speier slams Conyers' conduct

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) says that Rep. John Conyers' (D-MI) behavior toward women is unbecoming of a member of Congress and adds that his distinguished service record shouldn't matter when evaluating the sexual harassment accusations against him.

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Trump: Pelosi, Schumer are all talk

President Trump accuses Democratic leaders Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi of being "all talk" and "no action" following their decision not to attend a meeting with him.

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Some Black Caucus members in talks with Conyers, urging him to resign

Several Congressional Black Caucus members are in talks to get veteran Rep. John Conyers to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct, several Democratic sources told CNN on Tuesday.

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Their incredible story got lost in all the politics

When Peter McDonald, Fleming Begaye and Thomas Begay joined the elite fraternity of Navajo Code Talkers during World War II, they had no idea what they were getting into.

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Art Review: Louvre Abu Dhabi, an Arabic-Galactic Wonder, Revises Art History

The museum’s style — integrating charismatic objects from all over the map — is sensational. Almost enough to make you forget certain grim realities.

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Conyers Scandal Highlights Divisions, Generational and Gender

Some House Democrats hope that the sexual harassment scandal that cost Representative John Conyers Jr. his Judiciary post could hasten other changes.

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Another ex-aide says Conyers harassed her

Another former aide to Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan is accusing him of sexual harassment.

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‘Coco’ Was the Story of My Life: Readers Share Reactions to Pixar’s Film

“My son tells everyone that the hero, Miguel, is Latino ‘just like me.’”

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Meghan Markle Is Going to Make History

The actress is to marry Prince Harry in the spring, and all of fashion is already watching. Who will make the wedding gown and what will it mean?

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Pelosi says she believes Conyers accuser

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Monday she believes the story of Melanie Sloan, a former employee of Rep. John Conyers, just a day after she refused to criticize the Michigan Democrat amid sexual harassment accusations.

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Op-Ed Columnist: The Biggest Tax Scam in History

Republicans try to create a safe space for political double talk.

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Analysis: Nancy Pelosi's catastrophically bad answer on John Conyers

When Nancy Pelosi sat down for an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd on Sunday, she had to know that he was going to ask her about embattled Michigan Rep. John Conyers. After all, allegations from a number of former female staffers that the veteran Democrat had sexually harassed them were all over the news.

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Rep. Conyers steps down from committee while lawmakers probe harassment allegations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative John Conyers is stepping down as senior Democrat on the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, while lawmakers investigate allegations of sexual harassment against him, Conyers said in an emailed statement on Sunday.

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NYT says it regrets offense caused by 'Nazi sympathizer' story

A New York Times editor on Sunday said the paper regrets how much a controversial article about a white nationalist offended readers.

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Former aides defend Conyers after harassment allegations

Twelve former female staffers of Rep. John Conyers say he "never behaved in a sexually inappropriate manner" in front of them as the Michigan Democrat faces an ethics investigation into sexual harassment allegations against him.

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Journalist Who Told Laquan McDonald’s Story Faces Fight Over Sources

Jamie Kalven exposed details of the Chicago police shooting of the teenager. Now lawyers are seeking his sources as the officer prepares to go on trial.

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Pelosi's shifting statements on Conyers

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) issued a strongly worded statement on the sexual harassment probe of Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) hours after she praised Conyers as an icon for his distinguished service.

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Conyers steps aside but denies the allegations

Rep. John Conyers, D-Michigan, has stepped down as ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee amid a congressional investigation into sexual harassment and workplace abuse allegations by his former staffers. He denies the allegations.

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John Conyers Steps Aside From Judiciary Post Amid Sex Harassment Inquiry

The announcement by Mr. Conyers, a Democratic congressman from Michigan, came five days after the revelation that he had settled a complaint in 2015 by a former employee.

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Rep. Conyers steps down from committee while lawmakers probe harassment claims

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressman John Conyers is stepping down as ranking Democratic lawmaker of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, while lawmakers investigate allegations of sexual harassment against him, Conyers said in an emailed statement Sunday.

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Pelosi: 'John Conyers is an icon'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Sunday refused to criticize Rep. John Conyers, a Michigan Democrat who has been accused of sexual harassment against former Capitol Hill staff.

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Special Report: 'Treacherous shenanigans' - The inside story of Mugabe's downfall

HARARE (Reuters) - Inside State House in Harare, Robert Mugabe was in the tightest spot of his 37-year rule. Tanks were on the streets and troops had occupied the state broadcaster, from where the army had announced it had taken control of Zimbabwe.

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French minister believes banks had 'good reasons' to close National Front accounts

PARIS (Reuters) - French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Saturday he believed the banks that closed the accounts of far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen and her party had good reasons to do so.

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On Soccer: The Big Six and … Burnley? A Success Story Confounds the Statisticians

Almost a third of the way into the season, seventh-place Burnley has overcome all expectations — even its own.

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Scenes From Sears: 2 Locations Tell a Story of Struggle in a Tight Retail Market

An iconic American company is closing stores and cutting costs as part of a turnaround it hopes will retain loyal customers and attract new ones.

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The government's long history of suing AT&T

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‘Nothing Against You’: For a Black Man Covering Race, the Story Is Never Far From Home

Being surrounded by racial diversity, my conversation in a California diner suggested, can make people feel more comfortable with biases and stereotypes.

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Review: ‘Bombshell’ Tells the Amazing Story of Hedy Lamarr, the Star and Inventor

In this diverting documentary, Alexandra Dean tells the life story of Hedy Lamarr, a scandalous woman turned star and inventor.

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Trump lays out history in Thanksgiving video

President Trump addresses the nation and retells history in a Thanksgiving Day video message.

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Conyers Doesn’t Plan to Resign Over Harassment Claims, Lawyer Says

Representative John Conyers Jr. believes that some people who want him to step down after sexual harassment accusations have long sought to push him out, his lawyer said.

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Ex-staffer: Conyers 'harassed' and 'verbally abused' me repeatedly

Former Capitol Hill staffer Melanie Sloan on Wednesday detailed her experiences working in the 1990s for Rep. John Conyers, whom she said had harassed and "verbally abused" her repeatedly.

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Lawyer says Rep. Conyers did not harass women, won't resign

An attorney for embattled Rep. John Conyers told CNN on Wednesday that the Michigan Democrat will not resign as he faces an investigation by the House Ethics Committee over allegations that he sexually harassed and discriminated against members of his staff.

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Pressure mounts on U.S. Rep. Conyers after sexual harassment allegations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative John Conyers faced additional fallout on Wednesday related to sexual harassment accusations made by former staffers, as two fellow Democrats suggested he give up a prominent committee post.

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Rashida Jones explains 'Toy Story 4' departure

Rashida Jones is denying a report by The Hollywood Reporter that she left "Toy Story 4," along with writing partner Will McCormack, because of an unwanted advance by Disney animation chief and Pixar co-founder John Lasseter.

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Watch Rose's history of discussing sexual harassment

Charlie Rose has had a long history of discussing sexual harassment on his multiple programs. Now, he has been fired for sexual harassment allegations against him.

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Why getting rid of Conyers won't be easy

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Dem calls for Conyers to step down from House panel

Rep. Gregory Meeks, a New York Democrat and a member of the Congressional Black Caucus, said Wednesday that his colleague Rep. John Conyers of Michigan should leave his post as the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee as he is the subject of a House Ethics Committee investigation.

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Another woman had accused Conyers, court docs show

Another former staffer alleged that Michigan Democratic Rep. John Conyers sexually harassed her, according to court documents filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in March 2017 and obtained by CNN.

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Rep. Speier: Conyers wasn't one of the lawmakers I said were harassers

Last week, Rep. Jackie Speier said that she knew of two sitting members of Congress who have "engaged in sexual harassment." But the California Democrat on Tuesday said that Democratic Rep. John Conyers of Michigan, who is now facing allegations, was not one of the people she had referenced.

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Net Neutrality, John Conyers, Zimbabwe: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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House ethics panel investigating allegations against U.S. Rep. Conyers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Tuesday it was investigating allegations of sexual harassment against U.S. Representative John Conyers, who said his office had resolved a harassment case with a payment but no admission of guilt.

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Democrats call for harassment probe of U.S. Representative Conyers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Democrats called for an investigation on Tuesday into allegations of sexual harassment against U.S. Representative John Conyers, who said his office had resolved a harassment case with a payment but no admission of guilt.

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What John Conyers' colleagues in Congress are saying

An explosive report rocked Capitol Hill late Monday and early Tuesday, with the allegation that Rep. John Conyers -- the longest-serving active member of the House of Representatives -- settled a wrongful dismissal complaint in 2015 after he was accused of sexually harassing a staffer.

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Democrats Move Swiftly Against Conyers Amid Latest Harassment Charges

The House Democratic leader called for harassment charges against the House’s most senior member, John Conyers Jr., to be subjected to an ethics inquiry.

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Democrats call for harassment probe of U.S. Rep. Conyers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Democrats called for an investigation on Tuesday into allegations of sexual harassment against U.S. Representative John Conyers, who said his office had resolved a harassment case with a payment but no admission of guilt.

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U.S. Rep. Conyers denies harassment allegation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Democrats called for an investigation on Tuesday into allegations of sexual harassment against U.S. Representative John Conyers, who said his office had resolved a harassment case with a payment but no admission of guilt.

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Review: ‘Darkest Hour,’ or the Great Man Theory of History (and Acting)

Gary Oldman plays Winston Churchill in Joe Wright’s drama about the early days of World War II.

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Germany, citing own history, urges work to bridge Gulf divisions

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel offered his Qatari counterpart a small piece of the Berlin Wall on Tuesday, saying Germany's post-war history was proof it was possible to overcome deep divisions such as those now plaguing the Gulf region.

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Report: Conyers settled sex misconduct claim

According to documents obtained by BuzzFeed, Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) settled a wrongful dismissal complaint in 2015 after allegedly sexually harassing an aid in his office.

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Books of The Times: The Story of Appalachia, With Plenty of Villains

Steven Stoll’s “Ramp Hollow” is a powerful and outrage-making analysis of the forces, over centuries, that have shaped the region.

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For Roy Moore, a Long History of Combat and Controversy

The current furor surrounding the Senate candidate has played out like a concentrated version of his battle-filled career.

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Slavery Ensnares Thousands in U.K. Here’s One Teenage Girl’s Story.

Across Britain, vulnerable adults and children — both citizens and migrants — have become victims of modern slavery. A teenager trapped by a drug gang tells what happened to her.

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‘Call Me by Your Name’: A Love Story Fueled by Strangers’ Chemistry

Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet play lovers with a connection that crackles in this movie from Luca Guadagnino. Yet they first met on set in Italy.

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Fact Check: Trump's bizarre plane story

CNN's Jake Tapper, in partnership with FactCheck.org, on President Trump's claim that former President Obama "never got to land" in the Philippines. More at FactCheck.org

Newman, Eric nytimes.com

Eric Newman, Whose Coins Told of America’s History, Dies at 106

Mr. Newman, a numismatist for nearly a century, was one of the country’s most distinguished authorities on the art and history of coinage and paper money.

Theater nytimes.com

Review: John Leguizamo Goes for Easy Laughs in ‘Latin History’

Two millenniums of oppression may not seem very funny, but in his latest one-man show, Mr. Leguizamo hones the art of comic revisionism.

artsNews reuters.com

Memories in milk bottles: Polish exhibition 'shouts out' annihilation story of Warsaw Ghetto

WARSAW (Reuters) - A deeply moving exhibition of archives documenting the life and annihilation of Jews by Nazi Germany in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War Two goes on public display in Poland on Thursday.

Las Vegas, Nev, Shooting (October, 2017) nytimes.com

On Photography: The History of Photography is a History of Shattered Glass

In the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting, photography’s long engagement with broken windows took on a new, sorrowful meaning.

Revolutionary War, American (1775-83) nytimes.com

Washington’s Tent: A Detective Story

How the Museum of the American Revolution found the only known depiction George Washington’s traveling headquarters during the Revolutionary War.

Art nytimes.com

Chagall’s Romantic Love Story Leads Sotheby’s Impressionist Sale

“These Impressionist sales aren’t the events they were, but the prices gave buyers some confidence,” said a London dealer.

Biden, Joseph R Jr nytimes.com

Best of Late Night: Biden Hopes Trump’s Presidency Will Be the ‘Exception’ in U.S. History

The former vice president sharply criticized President Trump, but declined to say whether he himself would run for president in 2020.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Nonfiction: Kevin Young’s Enthralling, Essential History of the Hoax

Jonathan Lethem reviews Kevin Young’s “Bunk,” a new book that traces the American fondness for plagiarists, hoaxes and, yes, fake news.

companyNews reuters.com

UPDATE 1-AIRSHOW-Emirates believes Airbus can guarantee development of A380 programme

DUBAI, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Emirates believes Airbus can meet demands from the airline's owner, the Dubai government, for the European planemaker to guarantee development of the superjumbo A380 programme.

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Emirates believes Airbus can guarantee development of A380 program

DUBAI (Reuters) - Emirates [EMIRA.UL] believes Airbus can meet demands from the airline's owner, the Dubai government, for the European planemaker to guarantee development of the superjumbo A380 program.

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AIRSHOW-Emirates believes Airbus can guarantee development of A380 programme

DUBAI, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Emirates believes Airbus can meet demands from the airline's owner, the Dubai government, for the European planemaker to guarantee development of the superjumbo A380 programme.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Editorial: Mitch McConnell Believes the Women. Good for Him.

Don’t hold your breath waiting for real change, but the Senate majority leader has set a good example by accepting the word of Roy Moore’s accusers.

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Vanity Fair's new chief editor makes history

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Analysis: This may be one of the most awkward moments in handshake history

There should be a rule in international diplomacy: No strange handshake rituals.

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Sandy's Story: 7 years after Alzheimer's diagnosis, 'there's still a good life'

When he first sees me, Sandy Halperin always gives a surprised snort and then a cackle of delight. Before I know it, I'm enveloped in a bear hug, snuggled close and patted heartily on the back. If I'm lucky and Sandy remembers that he really likes me, I'll get a back scratch too, a true Halperin hug.

Kim Jong-un nytimes.com

Opinion: History, Totally Destroyed

Clearly, we’ve overestimated intelligence as a world-changing force; it is idiocy that holds sway.

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Trump says Putin denied Russian attempts to interfere in the US election. He says he believes Putin means it

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Bannon compares story to Trump 'Access Hollywood' tape

Steve Bannon compares the Washington Post story on Roy Moore to its story on President Trump's "Access Hollywood" tape.

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#MeToo: CNN's Alisyn Camerota tells her own story

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CNN anchor shares her own story of harassment

CNN's Alisyn Camerota shares first experience of sexual harassment when she was an college intern in 1988. She then reconnects with the news producer who supported her at the time.

Russia nytimes.com

Two Border Cities Share Russian History — and a Sharp European Divide

While attached to Russia by ethnicity and emotion, residents of Narva, Estonia, say they would never actually want to live there.

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Roy Moore's controversial history

Roy Moore, the GOP nominee in Alabama for a US Senate seat, has been involved in controversial issues in the past. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.

worldNews reuters.com

Exclusive: Lebanon believes Saudi holds Hariri, demands his return

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon believes Saad al-Hariri is being held in Saudi Arabia, from where he resigned as Lebanese prime minister, two top government officials in Beirut said, amid a deepening crisis pushing Lebanon onto the frontlines of a power struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

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Exclusive: Lebanon believes Saudi holds Hariri, demands return

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon believes Saad al-Hariri is held in Saudi Arabia, from where he resigned as prime minister, two top Lebanese government officials said, amid a deepening crisis pushing Lebanon onto the frontlines of a power struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

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Cillizza: This story keeps getting weirder

The story of Rand Paul allegedly being attacked by a neighbor -- and breaking six ribs in the process -- is strange on its face.

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Exclusive: Lebanon believes Hariri held in Saudi, wants foreign pressure - top officials

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon believes Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as prime minister on Saturday while in Saudi Arabia, is being held by Riyadh, and Beirut plans to work with foreign states to secure his return, two top Lebanese government officials said on Thursday.

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Lebanon believes Hariri held in Saudi, wants foreign pressure: top official

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon believes that Saudi Arabia is holding leading Sunni Muslim politician Saad al-Hariri and plans to work with foreign states to secure his return to the country, a top Lebanese government official told Reuters on Thursday.

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U.N. says believes Afghanistan air strike killed civilians

KABUL (Reuters) - The United Nations mission in Afghanistan said at least 10 civilians may have been killed by an air strike in the northern city of Kunduz last week, despite a U.S. military investigation that found no civilian deaths.

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Trump tells China's Xi he believes North Korea solution can be found

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday that he believes, like Xi, that a solution can be found to the North Korean nuclear issue, a day after warning Pyongyang of the grave danger of developing nuclear weapons.

School Shootings and Armed Attacks nytimes.com

‘Tell Your Story to Everyone’: Readers Affected by Mass Killings Offer Advice for Fellow Survivors

In the painful aftermath of the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Tex., we asked readers affected by similar attacks to share their experiences.

Elections, Mayors nytimes.com

Diverse Candidates Make History in Local Elections

A transgender lawmaker in Virginia, a Sikh mayor in New Jersey and a refugee mayor in Montana were among Democrats’ victories in state and local elections. Was this a one-off rebuke of President Trump or a sign of what’s to come in next year’s midterms?

Gun Control nytimes.com

For the Military, a Long History of Failure to Report Crimes

Background checks are supposed to bar domestic violence offenders like Devin P. Kelley from buying guns. But they can’t if they don’t have the records.

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Survivor's story: I saw blood, dead children

CNN's Sara Sidner speaks with Rosanne Solis, a survivor of the shooting massacre that left 26 dead at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

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Columbine: It's now 11th deadliest shooting in modern US history

After Columbine, it was hard to imagine things getting much worse.

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Shooter's history puts Texas gun laws in the spotlight

Before he slaughtered 26 people in a small town church, Sutherland Springs shooter Devin Kelley had some red flags in his background that, at first glance, might seem like they would have prevented him from obtaining or carrying a gun. While serving in the Air Force, he was court-martialed for assault on his wife and assault on their child. He received a bad conduct discharge some time after.

Slavery (Historical) nytimes.com

Princeton Digs Deep Into Its Fraught Racial History

Two years after debate over Woodrow Wilson rocked campus, the Princeton and Slavery Project is unveiling new research into the university’s uncomfortable past

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2 of the 5 deadliest shootings in recent history just 35 days apart

Mass shootings in America are getting deadlier.

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Pelosi backs sexual harassment legislation to address accusations in Congress

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Sunday weighed in on the sexual harassment claims current and former female lawmakers are making against their male colleagues in Congress, saying she supports legislative action in Congress to address the issue.

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Pelosi: GOP trying to move tax plan in days

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) tells CNN's Jake Tapper the Republican tax plan isn't all that it seems, expressing her frustration over a lack of collaboration between the two parties.

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Pelosi: Must 'exhaust' diplomatic options on North Korea

The US must attempt to resolve its hostilities with North Korea using every possible diplomatic avenue before considering military action, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union."

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Pelosi on impeaching Trump: Not somewhere we should go

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) says if Democrats retake the House of Representatives in 2018, they should focus on unifying the country, not impeaching President Trump.

Perry, Rick nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Rick Perry’s Strange Sex Story

Fossil fuels can fix anything.

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Pelosi struggles to say nice thing about Trump

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was asked by late night host James Corden to say something nice about President Trump. It appeared difficult.

worldNews reuters.com

Merkel believes parties can bridge differences in coalition talks

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she believes the three party groups trying to form a new German coalition government face more difficult talks but she believes they can bridge their differences.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Stilwell Value Partners believes multiple suitors interested in buying Wayne Savings Bancshares - SEC filing

* Stilwell Value Partners says it believes there have been multiple suitors interested in acquiring Wayne Savings Bancshares - SEC filing

worldNews reuters.com

A Picture and its Story: Reaching out to rescue a Rohingya woman

PALONG KHALI, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Hannah McKay was on her first foreign assignment, just three months after joining Reuters, photographing Rohingya Muslims in refugee camps in Bangladesh. Then she and other photographers heard around 5,000 more people were heading to the area, trying to find their way across the border from neighbouring Myanmar. Here is her account of what happened next:

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April Ryan: What side of history does John Kelly stand on?

Political analyst April Ryan said that people can't deal with issues of slavery and compromise, referencing White House chief of staff John Kelly's comment that the Civil War began because of "the lack of an ability to compromise."

Race and Ethnicity nytimes.com

Editorial: About John Kelly’s Racist History Lesson

The White House chief of staff was supposed to be a calming force, but he has now echoed President Trump’s sympathy for white nationalists.

California Today nytimes.com

California Today: California Today: A Story of Loss and Community in a Little Almond Tree

Wednesday: Hughson’s “Charlie Brown tree,” California’s invigorated conservatives, and the Dodgers make it to Game 7.

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Analysis: The most amazing John Boehner quotes in one amazing story

John Boehner has stopped being polite -- and started getting real.

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White House: Can't erase history

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders defends White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's comments after he attributed the origin of the American Civil War to a "lack of an ability to compromise."

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Opinion: A terrifying revisionist history

Was the American Civil War caused by seditious traitors who decided the hill they would die on was the one defending the racist enslavement of human beings, or was it that a simple inability to compromise led an honorable man who gave up his country to fight for his state? According to White House chief of staff John Kelly, it's the latter.

Art nytimes.com

Kahlil Joseph’s New Film Is Steeped in Harlem’s History. And His Own.

The director Kahlil Joseph, who has worked with Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar, presents his most personal work to date at the New Museum.

Flowers and Plants nytimes.com

A Seed Artist Germinates History

An exhibition using plants brought to New York in ships’ ballast illuminates the city’s hidden past using stinging nettle, milk thistle and amaranth.

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Questions raised about sailors' story after months stranded at sea

The two women from Hawaii who say they were lost at sea had an emergency beacon on the ship that was not activated during their roughly five months at sea, a Coast Guard spokeswoman tells CNN.

Hudson River nytimes.com

17 Shacks and a Piece of Hudson History

A cluster of century-old fishing shacks in Hudson, N.Y., once at risk of being demolished, is now being preserved. Step inside one of the shacks and wander around the site.

worldNews reuters.com

Mindful of history, Germans mobilize against rise of far-right AfD

BERLIN (Reuters) - German civil rights groups are mobilizing against the newly elected far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party and other more hardline groups, vowing to avert the even stronger rightward lurch seen in neighboring countries.

Japanese Language nytimes.com

The Hidden History of Japan’s Folk-Rock Boom

In the late 1960s, Japanese musicians put their spin on American pop. A new archival series is bringing them to the West for the first time.

technologyNews reuters.com

Britain believes North Korea was behind 'WannaCry' NHS cyber attack

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Friday it believed North Korea was behind the "WannaCry" cyber attack in May that disrupted businesses and government services worldwide, including the National Health Service (NHS) in England.

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Puerto Rico's power outages are the largest in US history, report says

In terms of the total number of lost hours of electricity, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands are in the midst of the largest blackout in US history, according to a report from an economic research company.

Movies nytimes.com

2017: The Biggest Year in Horror History

We tracked horror’s rise at the box office over the decades. This year, led by “It” and “Get Out,” really has outpaced all others.

Cooking and Cookbooks nytimes.com

The Food Issue: The Dinners That Shaped History

A party that made Henri Rousseau famous, the gumbo that fueled the fight against segregation and the banquet that spoiled a presidential campaign.

cnn.com

Disney Channel to debut LGBT storyline

Disney Channel's "Andi Mack" will feature its first LGBT storyline by having one of the main character, 13-year-old Cyrus Goodman, discover his sexuality in season two.

Deaths (Fatalities) nytimes.com

Trilobites: Ancient Skull May Be History’s Earliest Known Tsunami Victim

The 6,000-year-old Aitape skull, found in Papua New Guinea in 1929, was excavated from sediments that contain telltale signs of ocean water left behind by a tsunami.

Fashion and Apparel nytimes.com

Unbuttoned: Calvin Klein’s First Coffee-Table Book Is R-Rated History

In a 463-page tome, the designer looks back on his experience pushing boundaries.

topNews reuters.com

Special Report: Reuters buys human remains, and learns a donor's tragic story

TOWNSEND, Tennessee (Reuters) - Cody Saunders was born in 1992 with failing kidneys and a hole in his heart.

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Unexpected fossil find rewrites history of humanity

When researchers published findings in June of the earliest Homo sapiens fossils ever discovered, the scientific community was abuzz.

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'This Is Us' builds Jack's backstory with surprising reveal

Caution: This post contains spoilers about the latest episode of NBC's "This Is Us."

domesticNews reuters.com

Texas father changes story about toddler's death: police

(Reuters) - The Texas father who told police his 3-year-old daughter disappeared after he sent her outside at 3 a.m. as punishment for not drinking milk has now told police she died from choking on the drink, according to an arrest warrant issued on Tuesday.

Art nytimes.com

Fine Arts & Exhibits: Exploring Rodin’s Place in Literary History

A multidisciplinary exhibit on the theme of inspiration among artists and literary figures, and within the work of Rodin, will open Nov. 17 in Berlin.