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The Best DNA Ancestry Test

2 minutes ago   |   Slate

Consumer-oriented DNA testing services come with inherent privacy risks , with few legal guidelines regulating use of your data. If you're comfortable with that, we think...
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Trump's Latest Salvo in His Trade War With China? Pulling Out of a 144-Year-Old Postal Pact

8 minutes ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

In his latest attempt to battle the U.S.-China trade deficit and exit multilateral agreements that don't favor the United States, President Donald Trump began the process...
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One-third of non-incumbent House Democratic candidates don't support Nancy Pelosi

36 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says she will run for speaker if Democrats retake control of the House of Representatives in 2019, even as many of the candidates running oppose...
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Virginia kicks off 400th anniversary year

46 minutes ago   |   National Post

RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia is officially kicking off its commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the founding of the House of Burgesses at Jamestown, the first arrival of...
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Japan's Tricky Balancing Act Between the U.S. and China

52 minutes ago   |   Time

Despite what you may have heard from a certain U.S. President, trade wars are both difficult and hard to win. Even more difficult? Being invested in the outcome of a trade war...
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The Democrats' Path to Winning the House Runs Through the Midwest

52 minutes ago   |   Time

Cheri Bustos shows her opponents no mercy. Even in Skee-Ball. The hypercompetitive three-term Congresswoman from northwest Illinois is walking with a fellow Democrat at a union...
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How Democrats hope to obtain Trump's tax returns

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

The U.S. Congress could request President Donald Trump's tax returns under a seldom-used 1924 law, which Democrats say they plan to invoke promptly if they win control of the...
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Feature: Struggling to Bring the ‘Blue Wave' to Deep-Red Alabama

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Tabitha Isner has been trying to make a nearly impossible sales pitch to voters - and to the national donor class.
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Saudi agents may have used acid to dissolve Khashoggi's remains, according to new, gruesome reports

Saudi agents may have used acid to dissolve Khashoggi's remains, according to new, gruesome reports

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Warning: This post contains descriptions of graphic violence and mutilation. Jamal Khashoggi's body may have been dissolved with acid after he was killed in the Saudi consulate...
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Democratic victory in November would put Trump under microscope

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

If Democrats win control of the U.S. House of Representatives or Senate next month, nearly every aspect of Donald Trump's presidency could face swift examination - from his...
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Ex-USA Gymnastics head accused of tampering with evidence in Larry Nassar case

Ex-USA Gymnastics head accused of tampering with evidence in Larry Nassar case

Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was arrested Wednesday after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation... Read more ...

Red Sox take 3-1 lead thanks to Benintendi catch and HR that wasn't

Red Sox take 3-1 lead thanks to Benintendi catch and HR that wasn't

HOUSTON - From this point forward, will Red Sox Nation hold a special place in its heart for Country Joe? It will if Alex Cora's guys keep stomping their way through October... Read more ...

Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny Arrested In Tennessee

Former USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny Arrested In Tennessee

A Texas grand jury indicted him for allegedly tampering with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Read more ...

Reports: White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

Reports: White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

Don McGahn is no longer White House counsel, according to reports. Read more ...

MLB postseason 2018: Three takeaways from Dodgers' NLCS Game 5 win over Brewers

MLB postseason 2018: Three takeaways from Dodgers' NLCS Game 5 win over Brewers

Clayton Kershaw was great again as the Dodgers moved to within one win of their second straight National League pennant. Read more ...

'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her...

'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her new BMW

The boy planned to sneak out with the car to see his girlfriend. But it appears he underestimated his mother's innate tracking ability. Read more ...

Spectacular catch leaves Red Sox one game away from World Series

Spectacular catch leaves Red Sox one game away from World Series

Andrew Benintendi made a diving catch with the bases loaded for the final out to clinch the win for the Red Sox. Read more ...

Floyd Mayweather says he's fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov - and he called...

Floyd Mayweather says he's fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov - and he called former opponent Conor McGregor his 'leftovers'

Floyd Mayweather has said he is fighting the UFC's newest star Khabib Nurmagomedov. The fight would be Mayweather's second against a mixed martial artist, having defeated Conor... Read more ...

Top-ranked Simona Halep withdraws from WTA Finals

Top-ranked Simona Halep withdraws from WTA Finals

SINGAPORE - The Women's Tennis Association said Thursday that No. 1-ranked Simona Halep has withdrawn from the WTA Finals because of a lower back injury. Read more ...

Opening statements to begin in fatal pizza shop crash trial

Opening statements to begin in fatal pizza shop crash trial

Opening statements are set to begin Thursday in a Newton pizza shop crash that claimed the lives of two people. Read more ...