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House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim

3 days 12 hours ago
On the edge of a government shutdown, a divided House voted late Thursday to keep the government open past a Friday deadline — setting up an eleventh-hour standoff in the Senate, where Democrats have vowed to kill the measure.
Alan Fram, Andrew Taylor

Governors ask Trump, Congress to do more on opioid crisis

3 days 13 hours ago
Less than three months after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health emergency, the nation's governors are calling on his administration and Congress to provide more money and coordination for the fight against the drugs, which are killing more than 90 Americans a day.
Geoff Mulvihill

At Larry Nassar sentencing hearing, a parade of horror and catharsis

3 days 17 hours ago
The specifics of the pending sentence have caused little anxiety in the courtroom: With the 54-year-old already facing a 60-year federal term for child pornography crimes and a 25-year minimum as part of this plea deal, the judge has said she expects Nassar to spend the rest of his life in prison.
Will Hobson
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