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Truck-driver buddies find out they are biological father and son - working at the same place

Truck-driver buddies find out they are biological father and son - working at the same place

Nathan Boos got his love for 18-wheelers from someplace, but he didn’t know where until he was 23.Boos was hauling a load of soybean meal from Illinois to Georgia when he found out. His adoptive father decided to join him on the cross-country deliver...
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‘We’re not criminals anymore’: Indians revel in the repeal of a 157-year-old law banning gay sex

‘We’re not criminals anymore’: Indians revel in the repeal of a 157-year-old law banning gay sex

NEW DELHI — She read in the morning paper that the decision was coming, so the 24-year-old master’s student skipped classes Thursday and came to the Supreme Court building flanked by two friends. As they heard the court’s landmark ruling that overtur...
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Searing Trump op-ed sets off wild guessing game on author

Searing Trump op-ed sets off wild guessing game on author

Trump fumes over NYT op-ed; top officials swiftly deny roleBy ZEKE MILLER, CATHERINE LUCEY and JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated PressWASHINGTON — Pushing back against explosive reports his own administration is conspiring against him, President Donald Tru...
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Chaos marks start of Kavanaugh confirmation hearing

Chaos marks start of Kavanaugh confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON — Quarreling and confusion marked the start of the Senate’s confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday, with Democrats trying to block the proceedings because of documents being withheld by the White House. ...
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Kavanaugh hearings open with nation deeply polarized over judiciary

Kavanaugh hearings open with nation deeply polarized over judiciary

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh faces the bright lights of his confirmation hearing Tuesday with a bitterly divided Senate that is nonetheless almost sure to install him as the next justice, even as the nation becomes more polar...
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Rosie the Riveter isn’t who you think she is

Rosie the Riveter isn’t who you think she is

Ask most Americans today to describe Rosie the Riveter and they’ll think of the young woman from the "We Can Do It!" poster, her right arm flexed, her blue work shirt’s sleeves rolled up, her black hair pulled back under a red, polka-dot headscarf, h...
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Snapchat’s maps display an anti-Semitic label for New York City; app says it was vandalized

Snapchat’s maps display an anti-Semitic label for New York City; app says it was vandalized

Users of the messaging app Snapchat reported Thursday that the mapping feature of the service was displaying New York City as "Jewtropolis."Snapchat’s parent company, Snap, told The Washington Post in a statement that the map relies on third-party da...
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She searched ‘how to kill someone and not get caught,’ police say. Now she’s charged with the murder of her two infants.

She searched ‘how to kill someone and not get caught,’ police say. Now she’s charged with the murder of her two infants.

Before she called 911 and said her baby wasn’t breathing, police say Stephany LaFountain looked up how to get away with murder."Best ways to suffocate." "How to: commit the perfect murder." "16 steps to kill someone and not get caught."Her search his...
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Meghan McCain’s eulogy: ‘America was always great’

Meghan McCain’s eulogy: ‘America was always great’

WASHINGTON — John McCain’s daughter opened his memorial service, her voice rising from tearful to impassioned tribute, by posing her father’s legacy as a direct challenge to President Donald Trump. Meghan McCain said her father was a "great man" and ...
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Poll: 60 percent disapprove of Trump, while clear majorities back Mueller and Sessions

Poll: 60 percent disapprove of Trump, while clear majorities back Mueller and Sessions

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s disapproval rating has hit a high point of 60 percent, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll that also finds that clear majorities of Americans support the special counsel’s Russia investigation and sa...
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