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Afghan women sit on a road divider as they seek alms from pedestrians outside a camp for internally displaced people in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Tens of thousands of internally displaced Afghans live in camps, which lack basic facilities, across Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Report: US misled public on progress in Afghanistan warThe Washington Post reports that three White House administrations have misled the public about failures in the Afghanistan war, often suggesting success where it didn't exist. Thousands of pages of documents obtained by The Post reveal deep frustrations about America's conduct of the Afghanistan war, including the ever-changing U.S. strategy
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Democratic presidential candidate and Mayor of South Bend, Ind., Pete Buttigieg speaks during a campaign stop at the Danceland Ballroom Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Davenport. (Meg McLaughlin/The Dispatch - The Rock Island Argus via AP)
Consulting firm allows Buttigieg to release names of clientsThe McKinsey consulting firm says that it will allow Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg to release the identities of the clients he served when he worked for them a decade ago
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McKinsey consulting firm allows Democratic presidential hopeful Buttigieg to disclose clients he served a decade agoMcKinsey consulting firm allows Democratic presidential hopeful Buttigieg to disclose clients he served a decade ago
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FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma testifies before the House Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on Capitol Hill in Washington. The government is defending Verma who sought a reimbursement from taxpayers of $47,000, reportedly including a $5,900 Ivanka Trump-brand pendant, for items stolen during a work-related trip. HHS says it does not cover the costs of stolen jewelry and only $2,852.40 was reimbursed. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
HHS defends Trump health appointee over lost jewelry claimThe government is defending a top Trump administration health official who sought a reimbursement from taxpayers of $47,000, reportedly including a $5,900 Ivanka Trump-brand pendant, for items stolen during a work-related trip
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Democratic presidential candidate and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, middle, and Augusta, Ga., Mayor Hardie Davis, left, chat with a woman at the New Moon Cafe in Augusta, Ga., Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)
2020 newcomer Bloomberg stepping onto international stage New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg launched his campaign less than three weeks ago, but he is already making his first foreign trip as a presidential candidate
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Amazon Claims It Lost $10B Contract Due to TrumpAmazon claims it missed out on a potentially $10 billion contract because of President Trump. That's the assertion in a lawsuit by Amazon Web Services unsealed Monday. The Department of Defense ended up handing the JEDI (Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure) contract to Microsoft in late October, a move that AWS...
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FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Washington. Wray says the problems found by the Justice Department watchdog examining the origins of the Russia probe are “unacceptable." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Wray: Report on Russia probe found "unacceptable" problemsFBI Director Chris Wray says in an interview with The Associated Press that a Justice Department inspector general report on the early days of the Russia investigation identified problems that are “unacceptable and unrepresentative of who we are as an institution
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2019, file photo Boeing Company President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg, right foreground, watches as family members hold up photographs of those killed in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 and Lion Air Flight 610 crashes during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, FIle)
Families of crash passengers want wider review of Boeing MaxRelatives of passengers who died in one of two crashes of a Boeing 737 Max say U.S. regulators should re-examine all critical systems on the plane and not just the one suspected of playing a role in the accidents
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Light shines on the U.S. Capitol dome early Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The White House endorsed an emerging bipartisan agreement Monday on legislation aimed at curbing rising health care costs, including taking steps to limit “surprise” medical bills that can plague patients treated in emergency rooms. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
White House backs emerging deal on consumer health costsThe White House is endorsing an emerging bipartisan agreement on a bill aimed at curbing consumer health care costs
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'Clear and Present Danger': Impeachment TestimonyThe House Judiciary Committee resumed its impeachment proceedings Monday, with each party laying out familiar narratives. For example, Democratic staff investigator Daniel Goldman said President Trump's "persistent and continuing effort to coerce a foreign country to help him cheat to win an election is a clear and present danger to...
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