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Nation Jan 305 important stories you may have missed
These days, it’s hard to stop news from Washington, D.C., from flooding your news feed. We take a moment every week to bring you important stories beyond the White House and the Capitol. Here’s what we’re reading now.
World Jan 01Here’s what’s notable about the Iran protests
“These protests are fueled by anger,” NYT Tehran Bureau Chief Thomas Erdbrink said.
Nation Dec 22What happened in 2017? Test your knowledge with our year-end news quiz
How much of 2017 do you remember? Test your knowledge with this end-of-year quiz.
Politics Dec 06More lawmakers demand Sen. Franken’s resignation amid growing allegations of sexual misconduct
Sen. Al Franken's office now says the Minnesota Democrat will make an announcement Thursday.
Nation Nov 18‘We need to know’ more about Keystone oil pipeline leak, tribal chairman says
The energy company TransCanada announced Thursday that approximately 210,000 gallons of crude oil had leaked from its Keystone pipeline.
Nation Sep 13Affected by the Equifax hack? Here’s what to do now
It’s been several months since credit reporting agency Equifax discovered a data breach that compromised the personal information -- names, addresses, birth dates and social security numbers -- of more than 145 million people. Here's what we know now.
Nation Sep 09A Russian propaganda group purchased ads on Facebook during the 2016 election. Here’s what that means.
Facebook announced this week that a Russian propaganda organization used the social media platform to purchase $100,000 of political advertising. Here’s what you need to know about this news.
Nation Aug 25WATCH LIVE: Hurricane Harvey batters Texas
In its 5 p.m. EDT update, the National Hurricane Center said Hurricane Harvey was less than 100 miles from Corpus Christi with maximum sustained winds of 125 miles per hour, adding that the middle and upper Texas coast could see…
Nation Aug 25WATCH: Texas governor addresses looming Hurricane Harvey
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is set to hold a news conference Friday afternoon on Hurricane Harvey. You can watch it here.
Politics Jun 29After crude tweet about TV host Mika Brzezinski, Trump faces backlash from lawmakers
In a series of tweets Thursday morning, the president went after Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, who have criticized Trump on their MSNBC show "Morning Joe."…