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Still Wrong

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said President Donald Trump still believes the false assertion that 3 to 5 million people voted illegally in the 2016 election, despite the absence of any independent proof to those incendiary claims

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Inside Erin Andrews’ Secret Battle With Cancer

From the trial to the diagnosis, Sports Illustrated looks at how Erin Andrews endured the most difficult year of her life — and came out stronger than ever. "Sports were my escape," she says. "I needed to be with my crew"

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La La Land Leads Oscar Nominations

The nominations for the 89th Annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning, 33 days before the star-studded ceremony is held in Hollywood. La La Land led the way with 14 nominations

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Flint's Water No Longer Exceeds the Federal Lead Limit

Flint's water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit, a key finding that Michigan state environmental officials said is good news for a city whose 100,000 residents have been grappling with the man-made water crisis.

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The Dark Side of Breast Cancer Treatment

Side effects are the price for effective cancer treatments, and in a new report researchers found that nearly half of women experience adverse effects from their breast cancer therapies, which can affect their recovery

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Trump to Moves Forward on Pipelines

President Donald Trump moved to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, a pair of projects that were blocked by the Obama administration due in part to environmental concerns. Both orders are subject to renegotiations of the agreements

Trump signs Keystone XL pipeline executive orders

White House Freezes Twitter Accounts at EPA

The Trump administration has instituted a media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants. It also ordered a "temporary suspension" of all new business activities at the department

Student Loan Rates Double After Congress Fails To Agree On Legislation

How Columbia University Benefited From Slavery

Columbia University released a report detailing its connections to slavery, becoming the latest university to provide more transparency about such historical ties. The report shows that the school benefited from slavery in its early years

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listens as his Croatian counterpart delivers a statement to the press at his Jerusalem office on January 24, 2017.

Israel Approves 2,500 New West Bank Settlement Homes

The election of President Donald Trump has emboldened pro-settlement lawmakers. Trump has indicated that he will be more sympathetic to Israeli settlement construction. Much of the international community views settlements as illegal and an obstacle to peace