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With the president's low approval ratings, Democrats have an advantage heading into the midterms. But Republicans could use the threat of impeachment to motivate their voters to get to the polls.
Apr. 18, 2018
The election is for a U.S. House seat. While Republicans are taking nothing for granted in a conservative district, Democrats are hoping for another upset like the one last month in Pennsylvania.
Apr. 18, 2018
Netflix flew past Wall Street expectations and added 7.4 million subscribers globally in the first quarter. But a big entertainment rival could challenge the service that made binge-watching popular.
Apr. 18, 2018
Nationally, the economic toll of the opioid crisis is in the hundreds of billions of dollars. For families of addicts, the losses can include their life savings, peace of mind and a sense of hope.
Apr. 18, 2018
Journalist Ronan Farrow worked for years in the State Department. In his new book, he describes what he sees as a dangerous whittling away of the agency's influence.
Apr. 18, 2018
Journalist Ronan Farrow worked for years in the State Department. In his new book, he describes what he sees as a dangerous whittling away of the agency's influence.
Apr. 18, 2018
The World Surf League announced it was shutting down the Margaret River Pro in West Australia after two recreational surfers were attacked. The event was to have run through this weekend.
Apr. 17, 2018
The agency's director recently traveled to North Korea to pave the way for direct talks between the North Korean leader and President Trump. It "went very smoothly," Trump said.
Apr. 17, 2018
The city of San Jose, Calif., plus individuals from Maryland and Arizona are suing to remove the controversial question. Some two dozen other cities and states are suing separately.
Apr. 17, 2018
Barbara Pierce Bush died Tuesday at the age of 92. Her death was confirmed by a family spokesman. She promoted reading skills across America and was also a best-selling author.
Apr. 17, 2018
The defamation cases chronicle instances in which the right-wing host alleged the 2012 school massacre was a "giant hoax" staged by the federal government to undermine Second Amendment rights.
Apr. 17, 2018
Campaign workers often face long hours and low pay. Now, some Democratic campaign operatives are unionizing.
Apr. 17, 2018
Desiree Linden fought through wind and rain on Monday to become the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon since 1985. Her victory came after she nearly bailed out during the race.
Apr. 17, 2018
The Federal Communications Commission says the company had inserted such sounds in "hundreds of millions of calls." But not every FCC commissioner felt the settlement with T-Mobile was penalty enough.
Apr. 17, 2018
The last time the Supreme Court considered whether businesses had to collect sales taxes for out-of-state purchases, the court ruled that they did not have to do so. But that was before the Internet. On Tuesday, the court considered the question again.
Apr. 17, 2018

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