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  1. crimes and misdemeanors
    Dylann Roof to Represent Himself in Charleston Church Shooting TrialHe could cross-examine survivors and the victims’ family members.
  2. north dakota pipeline
    North Dakota Governor Orders Evacuation of Standing Rock Protest CampBoth the Army and the state have said that they won’t use force to remove the protesters.
  3. early and often
    Recount Continues, Despite Trump’s Efforts to Discredit ItEven Jill Stein agrees that it won’t actually change the election outcome.
  4. terrorism
    Police Detonate a Suspected Bomb Near the U.S. Embassy in ManilaNobody was hurt in the controlled blast.
  5. early and often
    Social Conservative Fillon Wins French Republicans’ Presidential NominationAnd Europe moves more rightward.
  6. local news
    Squirrel Hospitalizes Anti-Squirrel Chicago AldermanBright-eyed, bushy-tailed, and bent on revenge.
  7. early and often
    Courts Block Obama’s Overtime-Pay ReformAnother defeat for the president’s legacy.
  8. crimes and misdemeanors
    San Antonio Shooter Apologizes for Killing Cop, Says Officer ‘Didn’t Deserve It’He also got married while the manhunt was under way.
  9. north dakota pipeline
    Hundreds Injured, Some Seriously, in Dakota Access Pipeline ProtestOne protester had a heart attack, and another went into surgery after her arm was injured by a concussion grenade.
  10. crimes and misdemeanors
    Trump’s Lawyers Promise He Won’t Use Foundation Money to Pay Fraud SettlementHe has a history of using his charity to cover his legal bills.
  11. early and often
    Trump Meets With News Executives and Anchors So He Can Berate Them in PersonMedia sources described the summit as a “firing squad,” but Trump spokesperson Kellyanne Conway claimed the mood was “cordial.”
  12. college days
    Following Controversy, Hampshire College Is Done With FlagsOfficials on one campus in Massachusetts decided flying the American flag is more trouble than it’s worth.
  13. crimes and misdemeanors
    Four Police Officers Shot in 24 Hours Across the United StatesAt least two appeared to be targeted ambush-style attacks; one of them, in San Antonio, was fatal.
  14. Police and Protesters Clash Near Dakota Access Pipeline SiteProtesters report being trapped on a bridge in below-freezing temperatures as police sprayed them with tear gas and water cannons.
  15. syria
    The Last Working Hospital in Rebel-Held Aleppo Has Been Lost“It feels like we are living in hell,” said one doctor.
  16. cuomolot
    Cuomo Says Election Caused a ‘Social Crisis,’ Creates Anti-Hate-Crimes Force“If there is a move to deport immigrants, then I say start with me,” said the governor.
  17. early and often
    Trump Introduces Unprecedented 5-Year Lobbying BanThe effort to “drain the swamp” will make the hiring process more difficult.
  18. espionage
    That Dark Spot in the New York Skyline Is Probably a Top-Secret NSA Spy StationWe always knew there was something funny about that building.
  19. President-elect Trump Is Suing Washington, D.C. (Again)Believe it or not, Trump would like to avoid paying taxes.
  20. early and often
    Mexico Unveils Plan to Protect Immigrants Under Trump“Be calm, do not fall for provocations, and don’t let yourself be fooled,” says Mexico’s secretary of foreign relations.
  21. whistleblowers
    Sherry Hunt Took On One of the World’s Biggest Banks and WonCiti thought they could push her around, so she gave the Justice Department an open-and-shut case and walked away with $30 million.
  22. early and often
    Trump Ditches His Press Pool, Heads to the ‘21’ ClubTrump’s breach of protocol has the press fearing that they will find their access stifled during his administration.
  23. early and often
    Lindsey Graham Calls for Investigation Into Russian Election TamperingThis might complicate Trump and Putin’s budding friendship.
  24. Trump May Have Won, But Ford Is Still Moving Its Small-Car Production to MexicoFord says it’s just too expensive to make small cars in the United States.
  25. early and often
    Trump Ditches His Press Pool, Heads to the ‘21’ ClubTrump’s breach of protocol has the press fearing that they will find their access stifled during his administration.
  26. early and often
    DNC Poised to Move Left, RNC Poised to Move Where Priebus Tells It ToThe race for party chairman heats up on both sides.
  27. new york city
    Part of Fifth Avenue May Be Closed Whenever Trump Is in New YorkThe NYPD and the Secret Service are working out how to secure Trump Tower.
  28. early and often
    Trump Wants Top-Secret Security Clearance for His Kids: ReportWhat conflict of interest?
  29. early and often
    Hillary Clinton Wins New Hampshire, Still Lost the ElectionHooray?
  30. hollywood
    Academy Throws Golden Bone to World’s Second Highest-Paid Actor, Jackie ChanAfter starring in more than 200 films, the kung fu comedian finally has his very own Oscar.
  31. early and often
    Donald Trump Tells 60 Minutes What He Has in Store for AmericaHillary probably isn’t going to jail, and hopefully you weren’t too attached to that wall.
  32. crimes and misdemeanors
    Chelsea Manning Calls on Obama to Commute Her SentenceShe wants her 35-year sentence to be reduced to the more than six years she’s already served.
  33. early and often
    Ivana to Donald: Please Make Me Ambassador to the Czech RepublicShe says she is qualified for the position because she speaks the language and everybody knows her.
  34. Hundreds of Hate Crimes Have Been Reported Since the ElectionAccording to a Gallup poll, 42 percent of Americans say they are afraid.
  35. early and often
    Consensus Builds Around Keith Ellison for DNC ChairmanThe Bernie supporter says he wants the party to focus on America’s workers.
  36. trump
    Read Nixon’s 1987 Letter to Future Candidate Trump Predicting His WinTricky Dick’s encouragement may have planted the seeds for Trump’s run.
  37. trump
    Scenes From the Anti-Trump Protests Across the CountryThousands have taken to the streets from coast to coast to protest the new president-elect.
  38. mass shootings
    At Least 5 Shot Near Seattle Trump Protest, Gunman Still at LargePolice do not believe the shooting was related to the protests.
  39. John Kerry Tells State Department to Work With President-elect TrumpTrump will begin receiving confidential briefings within a few days.
  40. early and often
    Democrats Pick Up Their Second Senate Seat As Kelly Ayotte ConcedesRepublicans still have a majority, with 51 seats.
  41. celebrity edition
    Scott Baio Would Like You to Start Taking Him Seriously Now PleaseChachi is now a bona fide “influencer.” Close your eyes and think of England.
  42. early and often
    It’s Been a Historic Election for MarijuanaThe country is going to pot, but not in the way you think.
  43. shootings
    California Shooting Not Election-RelatedA shooting victim and the gunman are both dead.
  44. early and often
    Pundits’ Presidential Predictions: What the Map Will Look LikeThe race seems especially hard to call, but a few were still willing to share their electoral vote forecasts.
  45. early and often
    On Eve of Election, Hillary Holds Her Largest Rally to DateBon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Bill Clinton, and the Obamas made the case for HRC.
  46. early and often
    American Astronaut Votes From a Safe DistanceShane Kimbrough has joined the proud tradition of Americans voting from space.
  47. the vindicated
    Nothing to See Here: 6 Clinton Investigations That Came Up EmptyHillary Clinton is no stranger to federal probes that never quite find anything.
  48. awful things
    Suspected Serial Killer Charged With Four Murders in South CarolinaThe bizarre Superbike Motorsports murders are now solved, after 13 years.
  49. early and often
    Hillary Clinton Enlists Khizr Khan for Final Push in New HampshireAs well as the state’s Republican former senator, who says Trump will “get us into a nuclear war.”
  50. early and often
    Clinton Aide Claims Foundation Donor Kept Stories Out of the National EnquirerThe revelation comes from a memo leaked by WikiLeaks.
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