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House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as leader despite discontent
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House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as leader despite discontent

By ERICA WERNER House Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader Wednesday, ratifying the status quo in a changing Washington despite widespread frustration over the party’s direction. That disenchantment manifested…

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Trump taps Price to lead HHS, plans 2nd meeting with Romney
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Trump taps Price to lead HHS, plans 2nd meeting with Romney

By STEVE PEOPLES and CATHERINE LUCEY President-elect Donald Trump made two Cabinet selections on Tuesday, choosing fierce Obamacare critic Georgia Rep. Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and…

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Brazilian soccer team’s plane crashes in Colombia; 75 dead
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Brazilian soccer team’s plane crashes in Colombia; 75 dead

By LUIS BENAVIDES and JOSHUA GOODMAN By LUIS BENAVIDES and JOSHUA GOODMAN A chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team to the biggest match of its history crashed into a…

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Fidel Castro, who defied US for 50 years, dies at 90 in Cuba
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Fidel Castro, who defied US for 50 years, dies at 90 in Cuba

By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and PETER ORSI Fidel Castro, who led his bearded rebels to victorious revolution in 1959, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during…

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For some in middle class, Trump plan would mean tax increase
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For some in middle class, Trump plan would mean tax increase

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER President-elect Donald Trump’s proposals would modestly cut income taxes for most middle-class Americans. But for nearly 8 million families — including a majority of single-parent households…

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