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No Vote

Senate Republicans will not vote this week on the latest, last-ditch effort to repeal and replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. The setback marks the end for the latest drive to overturn the law, a promise the GOP has made to voters for seven years

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Trump Is Going to Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump says he'll visit hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico next Tuesday. Trump announced the visit after the administration came under criticism for its response to the damage on the island that is home to more than 3 million U.S. citizens

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Speaks In Boston

Sessions to Back People Who Sue Colleges Over Free Speech

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the U.S. Justice Department will intervene on behalf of people who sue colleges claiming their free speech rights were violated. Sessions told a Georgetown University law school audience that freedom of thought and speech are under attack on college campuses

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HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' Is Coming to an End

Chip and Joanna Gaines announced Tuesday that their HGTV show Fixer Upper is ending after season 5. The couple made the announcement on Instagram and on Joanna Gaines' blog. On the HGTV show, the couple would renovate homes in Waco, Texas

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Equifax CEO Ousted Following Massive Data Breach

Credit reporting agency Equifax is ousting CEO Richard Smith in an effort to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information about 143 million Americans. Smith had been CEO since 2005

"Lesedi la Rona" Diamond To Be Auctioned At Sotheby's London

Massive Diamond Sells for $53 Million

The historic 1109-carat Lesedi La Rona diamond, thought to be the second largest ever recorded, was sold to British jeweler Graff Diamonds, for $53 million. Lucara originally tried to auction the diamond with a reserve price of $70 million last year

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Trump Touts 'Great Anger' After Cowboys Booed

President Donald Trump continued to knock the NFL on Twitter after players, owners and general managers of the league's teams took a knee and linked arms before and during the National Anthem during Monday Night Football

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Kushner Used Private Email for White House Business

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, occasionally used his personal email account to communicate with colleagues in the White House. His lawyer said any non-personal emails have been forwarded to his official account and preserved

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NCAA Coaches Charged in Fraud Scandal

Four college basketball coaches were among those facing federal charges in a wide probe of fraud and corruption in the NCAA, authorities said. The probe has revealed numerous instances in which bribes were paid by athlete advisers to exert influence

A protester is led away by Capitol Hill police officers outside a Senate Finance Committee hearing on the latest Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Sept. 25, 2017.

Protesters Dragged Out of Hearing on GOP Health Bill

Protests erupted in Washington as a Senate committee gathered for a hearing on the latest Republican proposal aimed at repealing former President Barack Obama's signature health care law. The Senate is headed toward a last-ditch repeal vote

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Rapper Cardi B Makes Billboard Chart History

Cardi B's “Bodak Yellow” has topped the Hot 100 chart, knocking Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” from No. 1 after three weeks in the position. “Bodak Yellow” is only the second song by an unaccompanied female rapper to ever top the chart