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House votes to avert government shutdown. Path... President Donald Trump called into a meeting of the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Thursday afternoon as Republican leaders search for enough support ahead of a vote on a stopgap spending measure to avoid a government shutdown.


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Ryan calls out Senate Dems


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What a government shutdown means for you When there are partisan disagreements and Congress is divided on how to fund the government, the threat of a shutdown looms. Learn what one could mean for you.


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Wolf Blitzer spars with senator over shutdown CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks with Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) about a looming government shutdown.


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Graham says he won't support stopgap bill The Senate is ripening for a potential shutdown.


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Opinion: Needs of politicians and the people on... A federal government shutdown will be an expensive, demoralizing inconvenience felt all across the nation, not just in Washington. So why aren't legislators working overtime to arrive at a compromise?


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Public face of agency that runs AmeriCorps is... WARNING: This story contains graphic language.


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Supreme Court blocks court order to redraw... The Supreme Court Thursday agreed to freeze, for now, a lower court opinion that struck down North Carolina congressional districts holding that it amounted to an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. 


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Analysis: Why Republicans should start... Midterm elections are about one thing: Base enthusiasm.


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Consumer protection chief requests $0 in funding


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Source: President fuming after Kelly said... President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he has remained consistent in his plans for a border wall, a day after his chief of staff, John Kelly, told Fox News he has "changed his attitude" on it.


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Tapper: Trump's wall has changed After White House chief of staff John Kelly told Democratic lawmakers that President Trump's early promises of a border wall were not fully informed, the President insists he has remained consistent. CNN's Jake Tapper compares the President's rhetoric on the subject over time.


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RNC chair: Booker mansplained to Nielsen RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel accused Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) of "mansplaining" to Kirstjen Nielsen during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.


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Prosecutor: Kids were shown food but not... David and Louise Turpin, accused of keeping their 13 children captive and shackling some of them inside a squalid Southern California home, have their first court hearing Thursday.


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End tackle football for kids, ex-NFLers plead Several former NFL players called Thursday for an end to tackle football for kids ages 13 and under.


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Russian spy ship moving toward US US military officials are tracking a sophisticated Russian spy ship that appears to be moving toward the US. CNN's Brian Todd reports.


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Voters in Iowa happy with Trump even as they... Since Donald Trump came along, they have a "safe word" at the Table of Knowledge inside Darrell's Diner in Monticello, Iowa.


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Phoenix police: Serial killer behind 9 slayings Arriving on the scene of a double slaying last month, Phoenix police took a man -- the son of one of the victims -- into custody, not knowing they were handcuffing a suspected serial killer.


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Pope officiates flight attendants' wedding Pope Francis married two flight attendants in an impromptu ceremony on his papal plane some 36,000 feet over Chile. CNN's Rosa Flores has details.


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Cupp: Tide pod idiocy. Now in real time A small silver lining amid a life-threatening trend: Thanks to a generation's obsession with DIY stardom and oversharing, we can at least know immediately, in real time, about the dumb fadsand dangerous pranks sweeping the basements, mall food courts and parking lots across the country, writes SE Cupp, and do something to save lives.


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She confessed after the murder weapon was... On the evening of March 24, 2015, Cheyenne Antoine and Brittney Gargol posed for a selfie and posted it on Facebook before heading out for the night.


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New Zealand's Prime Minister is pregnant New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Friday that she and her partner, Clarke Gayford, are expecting their first child in June.


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The Super Bowl nobody wants


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NBA All-Star game starters announced


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Doctor delivers baby on international flight This definitely wasn't what Dr. Sij Hemal was expecting when he booked a flight with Air France from India to the United States.


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Drone spots swimmers, then does this Two swimmers were in serious trouble off the coast of Australia, until a drone came to their rescue.


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24-year-old gets college football coaching job


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Son breaks down over deported dad The family of Jorge Garcia, the father of two who was deported to Mexico after 30 years in the US, made an emotional appearance on "The View" and vowed to continue to move forward.


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Could this be a better way to build a flu vaccine? As a deadly flu season continues to ravage the United States, scientists are scrambling to find new ways to fight the virus, including building vaccines that offer stronger protection against the most aggressive flu strains and last longer than just one season.


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Federer and Djokovic: Pay tennis players more


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Protest over college student's racist rant An Alabama University student is no longer enrolled at the school after posting videos to social media full of taunts and racial slurs.


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He's the all-of-a-sudden face of American hockey


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The new face of Team USA


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North Korean skaters have Olympic dreams With the Winter Olympics only weeks away, North Korean figure skaters Ryom Tae-Ok and Kim Ju-Sik hope to take to the ice. Thawing tensions between their homeland and South Korea have rekindled the pair's hopes of competing. CNN's Christina Macfarlane reports.


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North and South Korea to march under one flag North and South Korean athletes will march together at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony under a unified flag, the South said Wednesday, in a diplomatic breakthrough following days of talks between the two countries.


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Security challenges at 2018 Winter Olympics The Pyeongchang organizing committee is preparing for all security scenarios ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics. CNN's Paula Hancocks has more.


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What a shot! 26 amazing sports photos Take a look at 26 amazing sports photos from January 9 through January 15.


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Opinion: Olympics diplomacy could solve NK crisis Olympics diplomacy will get its day, even if it comes beneath the shadow of the North Korean nuclear program.


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Most Americans can't cover a $1,000 emergency


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American businesses can't find workers


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Tech workers flee US, blame Trump President Trump's anti-immigrant stance is leading some in the United States tech industry to leave the country and return to their homeland. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.


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Here's what could derail the US economy


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Hijab-wearing model stars in L'Oréal Paris... L'Oreal Paris is breaking barriers and making history by featuring a hijab-wearing woman in a hair campaign.


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Asia's most exciting hotel openings this year It seems a new hotel opens up every day in Asia, where a tourism boom is expected to continue well into the next decade.


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Huge windstorm sends people tumbling Strong wind wreaked havoc on pedestrians and snarled transportation systems in the Netherlands.


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The most innovative new watches of 2018 For the last few years, the watch industry has witnessed the resurgence of vintage-inspired watches and more affordable timepieces. However, at this year's Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Genève (SIHH), the impressive selection of technologically advanced offerings suggest that the appetite for innovation -- and the high prices it commands -- has not disappeared completely.


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Millennials are shaking up these 7 industries


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5 simple steps to retiring rich


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3 ways you can save better for retirement


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With wedding on a plane, Pope Francis reclaims...


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Let's be honest about Aziz Ansari This week, an anonymous accuser's account of regretting what appears to be consensual oral sex with actor and comedian Aziz Ansari exploded into the media, with the words "sexual misconduct" splashed across television news, the internet and newspapers.


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Return of tactical nuclear weapons would send a... President Trump traveled to the Pentagon on Thursday to discuss the National Defense Strategy, an unclassified version of which will be released Friday. Undoubtedly, key topics of discussion on the new strategy included the proliferation of nuclear weapons and missile technology, and the need for the protection of space assets essential to providing early warning in the event of a nuclear attack.


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Trump administration's deeply misleading report


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Trump's first year: The report card It has been a crazy year in Washington. A new president came to town making big promises about how he would upend everything that was wrong with politics and assured his supporters that nothing could get in his way. So how did he do?


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Opioid crisis should've been OUR problem


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6 self-care tips for dry eyes


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Government shutdown: Where the senators stand If the House passes a short-term spending bill on Thursday, the Senate will need 60 votes to move it forward.


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Feinstein warns people will die if government... Sen. Dianne Feinstein warned Wednesday that when the federal government shuts down "people die, accidents happen" and it's hard to assess what the impact will be when "necessary functions cease."


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Trump's dealmaking mythology meets DC reality For his entire adult life, and with special vigor during the 2016 campaign, President Donald Trump has insisted on his skills as a master negotiator.


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Fashion and politics in the age of Trump A look at what people wore to express their politics during Trump's first year in office.


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Aetna customers get $17 million in HIV privacy... After thousands of customers' HIV statuses were revealed in mailings last year, a federal class-action lawsuit against health care company Aetna has reached a $17 million settlement.


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6 teen suicides in 6 months in 1 school district Late last week, Hayden Porter, a 15-year-old freshman at a high school in Ohio, took his life. He was the sixth current or former teenage student from the school district to kill themselves within the past six months.


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Holding a sneeze blew a hole in his throat If you are about to sneeze -- even if you are in a quiet place -- doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury. That's according to a case report with the cringe-inducing title "Snap, crackle and pop: when sneezing leads to crackling in the neck." The report was published Monday in the medical journal BMJ Case Reports.


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SAG Awards get ready for #MeToo close-up Following a Golden Globes that made headlines with its Time's Up theme, the Screen Actors Guild is leaning into that discussion with its annual presentation Sunday. Yet with several more star-studded ceremonies to come, questions linger as to how well Hollywood's awards apparatus can juggle serving as a rallying point for that movement with its more prosaic, self-congratulatory business.


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James Franco to attend SAG Awards on Sunday James Franco is not shying away from this weekend's SAG Awards.


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Dylan Farrow gives first TV interview on Woody... Dylan Farrow broke down in tears in her first televised interview and said she wishes her father, director Woody Allen, had been charged with assaulting her.


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