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'Start Here': Rosenstein's letter offers clues, Trump's tweet tweaks Mideast policy

42 minutes ago   |   ABC

It's Friday, March 22, 2019. Here's what you need to know to start your day.
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Why Capital Punishment Policy Lingers, Even Though Death Penalty Cases Have Cratered in Recent Years

1 hour ago   |   Slate

People support the death penalty in theory-but in practice, that interest falls off.
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U.S. Forces Say 2 American Soldiers Were Killed During an Operation in Afghanistan

2 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Two American service members were killed during an operation in Afghanistan on Friday, the U.S. and NATO forces said without providing any other details on the combat...
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State and Local Policy Associate

3 hours ago   |   Renew our Economy

New American Economy is seeking a State and Local Policy Associate to assist in project management, research, writing, and communications. The State and Local Policy Associate...
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US forces say 2 American service members killed in Afghanistan

US forces say 2 American service members killed in Afghanistan

4 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

KABUL, Afghanistan - U.S. forces say two American service members have been killed during an operation in Afghanistan. The U.S. and NATO Resolute Support mission says the...
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Trump policy of sending asylum seekers to Mexico faces judge

4 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

SAN FRANCISCO - A U.S. judge in San Francisco will scrutinize the Trump administration's policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico during a court hearing Friday to help him...
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Trump policy of sending asylum seekers to Mexico faces judge

4 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

The Trump administration's policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico will face scrutiny from a U.S. judge in San Francisco.
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Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo announces no-knock policy changes

7 hours ago   |   ABC

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo went before city council today to share new details about changes being made within his narcotics division.
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White House Rejects Democrats' Request to Release Trump's Private Conversations With Putin

7 hours ago   |   Time

The White House on Thursday rejected a Democratic request for information on private conversations between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin...
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Coast Guard's Top Officer Pledges ‘Dedicated Campaign' to Improve Diversity

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

The commandant said the service, which has struggled to attract minorities, would bolster its efforts, though he admitted the military's transgender policy could create a...
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It's official: Jimmy Carter becomes the oldest living former president ever

It's official: Jimmy Carter becomes the oldest living former president ever

Jimmy Carter was the first U.S. president to be born in a hospital. On Friday, he marks a new milestone as the oldest living former president ever. Read more ...

More than 69,000 pounds of chicken strips recalled due to possible metal in...

More than 69,000 pounds of chicken strips recalled due to possible metal in product

Check your freezer for this chicken strips product that could contain metal pieces. Read more ...

Man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Trump critics

Man pleads guilty to mailing bombs to Trump critics

Cesar Sayoc faces the possibility of a life sentence on 65 criminal counts, including using weapons of mass destruction and illegal mailing of explosives with intent to kill. Read more ...

Emilia Clarke suffered two brain aneurysms while filming 'Game of Thrones'

Emilia Clarke suffered two brain aneurysms while filming 'Game of Thrones'

The "Game of Thrones" actress experienced her first one at 24 while doing a plank. Read more ...

Country singer Justin Carter dies at 35 after accidental shooting

Country singer Justin Carter dies at 35 after accidental shooting

The up-and-coming country singer has reportedly died after a gun he was using while filming a music video accidentally went off. Read more ...

Video shows shocking fall from high-wire that injured 5 people

Video shows shocking fall from high-wire that injured 5 people

The incident, which happened in 2017, involved famed tightrope walker Nik Wallenda. Read more ...

Facebook leaves millions of passwords readable by employees

Facebook leaves millions of passwords readable by employees

Facebook left millions of user passwords readable by its employees, only acknowledging the issue after a security researcher posted about it. Read more ...

Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jets

Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jets

Boeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the crew of a jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last year in Indonesia. Read more ...

It Will Take More Than Transparency To Reduce Drug Prices, Economists Say

It Will Take More Than Transparency To Reduce Drug Prices, Economists Say

The Trump administration wants to increase transparency in prescription drug pricing. But health economists say the administration's call to tie prices to what other nations... Read more ...

Kevin Durant propels Warriors in aftermath of friend's shooting death

Kevin Durant propels Warriors in aftermath of friend's shooting death

OAKLAND, Calif. - Kevin Durant established the Warriors' defensive energy by swatting away shots early. Eventually, they got going on the other end as they almost always do... Read more ...