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Tax filers in most states claim deduction targeted by GOP

A popular deduction targeted in the GOP's overhaul of the tax code is used by more than a quarter of all filers in a majority of states. 


Trump campaign created own rules on sexual harassment


While allegations of sexual harassment topple the careers of some men, Trump moves ahead unscathed as he writes his own rules. More>>

Moore critic: Alabama Senate race a battle for nation's soul


GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore's wife is standing by her embattled man, and she has gathered other Alabama women to his cause _ but not everyone is sticking with him. More>>

Palestinians vow to suspend talks if US closes PLO mission


Trump administration turns to obscure law to pressure Palestinians to enter into serious peace talks with Israel. More>>

Franken tells woman in letter he's 'ashamed' of himself

Sen. Al Franken has written a letter to the woman who accused him of forcibly kissing and groping her, saying he is ashamed of his actions and apologizes.


AP sources: Trump Tower meeting in 2016 draws more scrutiny


AP sources: Congressional investigators asking 2 participants in 2016 Trump Tower meeting why they discussed the gathering in Moscow a year later. More>>

FCC relaxes limits on owning newspapers, TV stations


Federal regulators are loosening rules meant to support independent local media. More>>

Montana congressman misled authorities on reporter's assault


Law enforcement officials in Montana have released a trove of materials from their investigation into a Republican House candidate who assaulted a reporter on the eve of his election to the U.S. House. More>>

Franken apologizes to woman who says he kissed, groped her


Sen. Al Franken is the latest public figure to be caught in the deluge of revelations of sexual harassment and misconduct_ and the first member of Congress. More>>

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