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Tax Bill Would Curb Breaks For Sexual Abuse Settlements

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Companies will have to pay more in taxes if they use nondisclosure agreements, but experts say it isn’t likely to dete... Read more

Nevada Democrat Facing Harassment Accusations Will Not Seek Re-Election

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Representative Ruben Kihuen denied the accusations, but said they would be a distraction in a re-election campaign. He i... Read more

Thomas Fire Spreads Rapidly To Santa Barbara County

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Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for parts of the county, in Southern California. The fire is the third largest i... Read more

News Analysis: File Your Taxes On A Postcard? A G.O.P. Promise Marked Undeliverable

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The tax bill on the cusp of being passed by Congress is not the grand simplification of the code that Republicans promis... Read more

Tax Bill Largely Preserves Incentives For Wind And Solar Power

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The final text of the legislation reverses language in earlier versions that could have slowed the growth of renewable e... Read more

Kirsten Gillibrand, Long A Champion Of Women, Finds The Nation Joining Her

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Ms. Gillibrand, a senator from New York, has seen her rising star lifted higher by her run-ins with President Trump over... Read more

2 Navy Airmen And An Object That Accelerated Like Nothing Ive Ever Seen

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What began as a training mission took a bizarre turn in 2004, an encounter that caught the attention of a Pentagon progr... Read more

Glowing Auras And Black Money: The Pentagons Mysterious U.F.O. Program

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The shadowy program began in 2007 and was largely funded at the request of Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader... Read more

Months After Storm, Puerto Rico Stares Down Another Blow: The Tax Bill

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An intellectual property tax in the Republican bill is raising fears that it will further damage the island’s struggli... Read more

Alabama Democrats Savor A Rare Win. Now Its Back To Reality.

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By week’s end, Democrats’ excitement over Doug Jones’s upset win had been replaced by a more tempered view of the ... Read more

The Next Crisis For Puerto Rico: A Crush Of Foreclosures

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The island has been hammered by a financial crisis and a hurricane. Now, tens of thousands of people are at risk of losi... Read more

Trump, Trump, Trump! How A Presidents Name Became A Racial Jeer

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President Trump’s surname has become a racially charged taunt, or a braying assertion that the country is being taken ... Read more

Can Rikers Island Be Saved?

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New York City is spending millions of dollars to overhaul Rikers Island. Take a look around the jail complex in 360 vide... Read more

Omarosa's Departure Points To Lack Of Diversity At White House

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Newman was one of 22 top assistants to the president making the maximum salary of $179,700. She was the only racial mi... Read more

What Has Bannon Blamed For Moores Problems?

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In the aftermath of Roy Moore’s defeat in Alabama, a look back at all the people and institutions Stephen K. Bannon bl... Read more