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Back to Basics: Congress Tries to Keep Government Lights On

Gun Control Must Include Background Checks, Dems tell Trump

By Andrew Taylor |
As Democrats controlling the House unveil a stopgap, government-wide spending bill to keep the lights on and pay the troops, there's scant evidence that power sharing in the C...

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Sackler Money Complicates Donation Policies for Museums

Sackler Money Complicates Donation Policies for Museums

By Hillel Italie | Sep 18
Ask the CEO and president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art whether he's accepting money from the Sacklers, the billionaire dynasty notorious for its ties to the drug company Purdue Pharma, and the answer is somewhat complicated.

Sanders-Biden Feud Ramps Up in Front of Key Union Audience

Sanders-Biden Feud Ramps Up in Front of Key Union Audience

By Steve Peoples | Sep 18
The high-stakes fight for working-class voters moved to Pennsylvania on Tuesday as a slate of Democratic White House hopefuls vowed to use the power of the presidency to crack down on corporate America and strengthen organized labor.

Amazon Tribe in Brazil Patrols Territory, Braces for Fight

Amazon Tribe in Brazil Patrols Territory, Braces for Fight

By Luis Andres Henald | Sep 18
The men in the Tembe indigenous group sometimes daub themselves in traditional war paint and patrol the forest. They carry bows and arrows, but feel increasingly vulnerable as they brace for run-ins with illegal loggers.

Elizabeth Warren's Big Crowds? She Has A Plan for Them, Too

Elizabeth Warren's Big Crowds? She Has A Plan for Them, Too

By Will Weissert | Sep 18
Thousands of people packed under the marble arch of Manhattan's Washington Square Park to hear Elizabeth Warren on Monday. They didn't show up by accident.

Airline Customer-Service Agents Report Abusive Customes

Airline Customer-Service Agents Report Abusive Customes

By David Koenig | Sep 18
Airline customer-service agents say they often get verbal threats from passengers, and sometimes they turn into physical confrontations.

Trump Says He Will Do 'Something' About Homelessness

Trump Says He Will Do 'Something' About Homelessness

By Stefanie Dazio | Sep 18
President Donald Trump began a California visit on Tuesday, saying he will do "something" about homelessness but offering no specifics beyond the mention of creating a task force.

Federal Plan to End State Mileage Standards Draws Criticism

Federal Plan to End State Mileage Standards Draws Criticism

By Michael Biesecker | Sep 18
The Trump administration is poised to revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy.

NBC's 'Peacock' to Join the Streaming Fray in April

NBC's 'Peacock' to Join the Streaming Fray in April

By Tali Arbel | Sep 17
Comcast's NBCUniversal said Tuesday that its upcoming streaming service will be called Peacock, in an homage to NBC's logo. It will become the home for some of the company's most popular shows, including "Parks and Recreation" and "The Office."

Back to Basics: Congress Tries to Keep Government Lights On

Back to Basics: Congress Tries to Keep Government Lights On

By Andrew Taylor | Sep 17
As Democrats controlling the House unveil a stopgap, government-wide spending bill to keep the lights on and pay the troops, there's scant evidence that power sharing in the Capitol will produce further legislative accomplishments anytime soon.

Purdue Pharma Begins Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Journey

Purdue Pharma Begins Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Journey

By Tom Murphy and Anne D'Innocenzio | Sep 17
Purdue Pharma gets its day in court Tuesday after the OxyContin maker filed for bankruptcy and negotiated a potential multi-billion dollar settlement to resolve thousands of lawsuits.

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