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Norma McCorvey, Roe v. Wade Plaintiff, Dies at 69

Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff at the center of the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that expanded abortion rights in the United States, has died. She was 69 and the cause of her death was a heart ailment

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Trump's Weekend Job Interviews

As he seeks to get his struggling administration back on track, President Donald Trump is interviewing potential candidates this weekend to serve as his new national security adviser. Trump's first choice to replace Michael Flynn turned down the offer

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SpaceX Has Postponed Its Latest Launch

SpaceX will have to wait at least another day to launch from NASA's historic moon pad. Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX to halt Saturday's countdown at Florida's Kennedy Space Center

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Republicans Brace for Town Hall Protests

Republicans used town hall meetings in 2009 to help channel outrage at the sitting president and take back Congress the next year. But now that they're in control of Washington, the party is finding itself assailed by the same forces


James Harden Says He's the Best Player in the World

In an interview with TIME, the Houston Rockets star talks about his reputation in the NBA, dating a Kardashian and why he thinks he's the MVP. "It’s not taking shots at anybody," he says. "It’s a confidence"

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Russia Says It Wants a 'Post-West World Order'

Russia wants pragmatic relations with the United States but also is hoping for the creation of a "post-West world order," the country's foreign minister said, dismissing the NATO military alliance as a relic of the Cold War Inc. Launches Its Echo Home Assistant In The U.K.

Why Apple Isn't Building an Amazon Echo Rival

Despite Amazon's success, Apple has no apparent interest in copying the Echo. They're more interested in turning Siri into an omnipresent AI assistant across devices, rather than designing a single device specifically to serve as a Siri machine

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ICE: Arrests Outside Church Were Coincidence

At least two undocumented immigrants were detained after leaving a church-run hypothermia shelter in Virginia earlier this month, raising concerns among advocates that similar arrests might cause people to avoid getting much-needed help

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Ivanka Trump’s Perfume Is Selling Like Crazy

Boycott or no boycott, Ivanka Trump's perfumes have taken over the top two best-selling spots on's beauty section. The surge in buying comes even as protest groups call for consumers to boycott Trump-branded products