Sara Netanyahu Agrees To Pay $15,000 Over $100,000 Catering Scandal

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The wife of Israel's prime minister will pay the money as part of a plea deal. She was accused of ordering meals from fancy restaurants on the public's dime for years even though she had a cook.

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New Music Playlist: Puerto Rican Punk, Spanish R&B And Self-Love From Mexico

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Puerto Rican punks Davila 666 mark their place in the urbano landscape and Ozuna offers another hint of his upcoming album.

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2020 Candidate Eric Swalwell: Gun Violence Would Be 'My Top Priority As President'

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California Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell, 38, is one of nearly two dozen candidates jockeying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination.

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On Historic Visit To Iran, Japan's Abe Hopes To Play Role Of Mediator With U.S.

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The Japanese prime minister has offered to try to calm nerves between Washington and Tehran amid rising tensions that have followed the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.

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Maine State Sen. Weighs In On New Bill Expanding Abortion Access

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Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill into law Monday that would allow medical professionals who aren't doctors to perform abortions in the state.

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Trump Administration Asserts Executive Privilege Over Census Material

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The House Oversight Committee's Democratic majority is seeking material connected to the census.

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Shooting Of Beloved Boston Red Sox Star David Ortiz Shakes New England

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Ortiz was seriously wounded in a shooting in the Dominican Republic Sunday night, and is currently receiving treatment at a Boston hospital.

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Former EPA Chiefs Rebuke Trump Administration For Environmental Rollbacks

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Four former Environmental Protection Agency administrators sounded the alarm in testimony Tuesday before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

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Gun Safety Training Is A Way Of Life For Some Students

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There are parts of the country where learning to shoot can seem as common as riding a bike.

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Alabama Commissioner Lays Out How State Plans To Curb Violence In Prisons

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Two months after the U.S. Department of Justice put Alabama on notice for its unconstitutional prison conditions, the state's Department of Corrections has unveiled a three-year plan to improve.

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Brazil's Star Soccer Player Neymar Denies Rape Allegation

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Brazil football star Neymar is battling a rape allegation which resulted in the suspension of a sponsorship. He denies the allegation, which the accuser claims happened in Paris last month.

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CEOs Becoming More Active On Political Issues, Including Abortion

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Historically, CEOs spoke out on political issues relevant to their bottom lines, but as the fight over abortion escalates, some say their employees and customers expect them to take a stand.

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Flying Lotus Comes Back From The Afterlife 'Flamagra'

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Flamagra, the latest album from Flying Lotus, plays like a high-speed chase through a carnival fun house — a sideshow attraction of the mind.

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House Democrats Vote To Give Their Committee Chiefs More Power To Investigate Trump

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Despite a deal between the Justice Department and the House Judiciary committee to turn over some materials from the Mueller report, the House will vote to enforce subpoenas to obtain documents.

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How A Bird Became Flightless Through Evolution — Twice

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More than 100,000 years ago, a bird flew from Madagascar to an island chain, where it lost the ability to fly. The seas rose and then fell and the bird flew back, only to become flightless again.

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