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Josh Hawley, Missouri Senate Candidate, Oversees an Office in Turmoil
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Josh Hawley, Missouri Senate Candidate, Oversees an Office in Turmoil

Josh Hawley, a Republican running for senator in Missouri, has had a chaotic tenure as state attorney general. His office was hollowed out of...

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A Look at Where North Dakota’s Voter ID Controversy Stands
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A Look at Where North Dakota’s Voter ID Controversy Stands

A last-minute Supreme Court decision allowed North Dakota to conduct the November general election under different rules from the June primaries. A...

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Abroad in America: ‘Why Does it Cost So Much (Insert Extreme Word of Choice) Money to Run for Office?’
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Abroad in America: ‘Why Does it Cost So Much (Insert Extreme Word of Choice) Money to Run for Office?’

Abroad in America: ‘Why Does it Cost So Much (Insert Extreme Word of Choice) Money to Run for Office?’ Abroad in America: ‘Why Does it Cost So Much...

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Trump’s Focus on a Washington Building Project Draws Scrutiny
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Trump’s Focus on a Washington Building Project Draws Scrutiny

The Trump administration has decided to build a new F. B.I. headquarters on site of the J. Edgar Hoover Building, abandoning plans to move the...

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Where Has All the Tab Gone? A Shortage Panics Fans
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Where Has All the Tab Gone? A Shortage Panics Fans

Coca-Cola’s first diet soda, Tab, still has diehard fanatics. But they are worried that shortages are a sign that the drink is being phased out....

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Anti-Tax Fervor Closed Their Libraries. Now Residents Are Trying to Go It Alone.
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Anti-Tax Fervor Closed Their Libraries. Now Residents Are Trying to Go It Alone.

Lindy Brandt spent 18 years as a librarian in Douglas County, Ore., until voters turned down a tax increase that would have kept the library system...

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De Blasio Dismisses Activist: ‘I’m in the Middle of Doing My Workout’
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De Blasio Dismisses Activist: ‘I’m in the Middle of Doing My Workout’

De Blasio Dismisses Activist: ‘I’m in the Middle of Doing My Workout’ By THE NEW YORK TIMES | Oct. 6, 2018 | 0:38 Nathylin Flowers Adesegun...

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Want to See What’s Up Amazon’s Sleeve? Take a Tour of Seattle
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Want to See What’s Up Amazon’s Sleeve? Take a Tour of Seattle

Want to See What’s Up Amazon’s Sleeve? Take a Tour of SeattleThe e-commerce giant uses its headquarters city as a living laboratory, trying out new...

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Robert Venturi, Architect Who Rejected Modernism, Dies at 93
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Robert Venturi, Architect Who Rejected Modernism, Dies at 93

Robert Venturi, Architect Who Rejected Modernism, Dies at 93ImageThe architect Robert Venturi at his office in Philadelphia in 1991, with a model...

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Tech We’re Using: Windows on How Cities Change Can Be All Too Captivating
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Tech We’re Using: Windows on How Cities Change Can Be All Too Captivating

Windows on How Cities Change Can Be All Too CaptivatingTechnology is crowding curbs with ride hailers and keeping homeowners fixated on housing...

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State Department Spent $52,701 on Curtains for Residence of U.N. Envoy
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State Department Spent $52,701 on Curtains for Residence of U.N. Envoy

State Department Spent $52,701 on Curtains for Residence of U.N. EnvoyBy Gardiner Harris Sept. 13, 2018Editors’ Note: September 14, 2018 An earlier...

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Nikki Haley’s View of New York Is Priceless. Her Curtains? $52,701.
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Nikki Haley’s View of New York Is Priceless. Her Curtains? $52,701.

Nikki Haley’s View of New York Is Priceless. Her Curtains? $52,701.ImageNikki R. Haley, the American ambassador to the United Nations, in April...

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Square Feet: Tax Breaks for Luxury Towers Spur Redevelopment, and Backlash
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Square Feet: Tax Breaks for Luxury Towers Spur Redevelopment, and Backlash

Tax Breaks for Luxury Towers Spur Redevelopment, and BacklashImageThe developer of the One Hundred, a 36-story apartment tower under construction...

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To Secure Better Housing, Top Diplomat Pulls Rank on the Military
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To Secure Better Housing, Top Diplomat Pulls Rank on the Military

To Secure Better Housing, Top Diplomat Pulls Rank on the MilitaryImageThe Potomac Hill campus in Washington. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is said...

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The Mystery of Amazon HQ2 Has Finalists Seeing Clues Everywhere
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The Mystery of Amazon HQ2 Has Finalists Seeing Clues Everywhere

The Mystery of Amazon HQ2 Has Finalists Seeing Clues Everywhere Amazon announced its plans for a second headquarters a year ago on Friday. People...

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Frank Lloyd Wright House for Sale After Donation Falls Through
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Frank Lloyd Wright House for Sale After Donation Falls Through

Frank Lloyd Wright House for Sale After Donation Falls ThroughImageThe David and Gladys Wright House survived a demolition scare in 2012. Now it is...

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Bishop Says He Erred in Allowing Diocese to Buy Him a $2.3 Million Home
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Bishop Says He Erred in Allowing Diocese to Buy Him a $2.3 Million Home

Bishop Says He Erred in Allowing Diocese to Buy Him a $2.3 Million HomeImageBishop Patrick J. McGrath at a news conference in San Jose, Calif., in...

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Surfacing: Where Fairies Are Real. (Just Squint.)
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Surfacing: Where Fairies Are Real. (Just Squint.)

Where Fairies Are Real. (Just Squint.)Living among us are hundreds of fairy gardeners, who maintain a sense of childlike wonder and whimsy by...

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Justice Dept. Backs Suit Accusing Facebook of Violating Fair Housing Act
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Justice Dept. Backs Suit Accusing Facebook of Violating Fair Housing Act

Justice Dept. Backs Suit Accusing Facebook of Violating Fair Housing ActImageThe entrance to Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Housing...

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Google Maps Says ‘the East Cut’ Is a Real Place. Locals Aren’t So Sure.
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Google Maps Says ‘the East Cut’ Is a Real Place. Locals Aren’t So Sure.

Google Maps Says ‘the East Cut’ Is a Real Place. Locals Aren’t So Sure.ImageA district south of downtown San Francisco was long known as Rincon...

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Trump Says You Need an ID to Buy Groceries. Shoppers Say, ‘Huh?’
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Trump Says You Need an ID to Buy Groceries. Shoppers Say, ‘Huh?’

Trump Says You Need an ID to Buy Groceries. Shoppers Say, ‘Huh?’ImagePresident Trump on Tuesday at a rally in Tampa, Fla., where he said, “If you...

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In Ruling Against Trump, Judge Defines Anticorruption Clauses in Constitution for First Time
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In Ruling Against Trump, Judge Defines Anticorruption Clauses in Constitution for First Time

In Ruling Against Trump, Judge Defines Anticorruption Clauses in Constitution for First TimeImageThe Trump International Hotel in Washington...

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Some Aviation History Is on the Verge of Being Lost in Ohio
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Some Aviation History Is on the Verge of Being Lost in Ohio

Some Aviation History Is on the Verge of Being Lost in OhioImageOrville and Wilbur Wright in Dayton, Ohio. Despite the number of history-making...

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Explorer: The Perfect Way to Explore Modern Kansas City? A Streetcar, Believe It or Not
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Explorer: The Perfect Way to Explore Modern Kansas City? A Streetcar, Believe It or Not

The Perfect Way to Explore Modern Kansas City? A Streetcar, Believe It or NotThe contemporary trolley, introduced in 2016, takes visitors to an...

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San Francisco Is So Expensive, You Can Make Six Figures and Still Be ‘Low Income’
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San Francisco Is So Expensive, You Can Make Six Figures and Still Be ‘Low Income’

San Francisco Is So Expensive, You Can Make Six Figures and Still Be ‘Low Income’ImageHouses near the Bay Bridge in picturesque, but prohibitively...

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Frugal Traveler: Beach Is in This California Town’s Name, but It Offers Much More
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Frugal Traveler: Beach Is in This California Town’s Name, but It Offers Much More

Beach Is in This California Town’s Name, but It Offers Much MoreLong Beach has a cute and compact downtown, good food, ethnic and cultural...

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Rachel Campos-Duffy Says Some Blacks Find Immigration Centers ‘Better Than’ Public Housing
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Rachel Campos-Duffy Says Some Blacks Find Immigration Centers ‘Better Than’ Public Housing

Rachel Campos-Duffy Says Some Blacks Find Immigration Centers ‘Better Than’ Public HousingImageRachel Campos-Duffy (above, in 2013) said on...

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Trumps and Kushners Cut Ties on Hotel Deals That Raised Eyebrows
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Trumps and Kushners Cut Ties on Hotel Deals That Raised Eyebrows

Trumps and Kushners Cut Ties on Hotel Deals That Raised EyebrowsImageKushner Companies and the Trump Organization have stepped back from two hotel...

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Walmart ‘Surprised’ Old Store Is a Migrant Shelter. Records Hinted at the Possibility.
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Walmart ‘Surprised’ Old Store Is a Migrant Shelter. Records Hinted at the Possibility.

Walmart ‘Surprised’ Old Store Is a Migrant Shelter. Records Hinted at the Possibility.ImageA former Walmart in Brownsville, Tex., is being used as...

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Nina Simone’s Childhood Home Gets ‘National Treasure’ Designation
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Nina Simone’s Childhood Home Gets ‘National Treasure’ Designation

Nina Simone’s Childhood Home Gets ‘National Treasure’ DesignationImageThe childhood home of Nina Simone has been designated a National Treasure by...

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