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Politics Aug 025 important stories that have nothing to do with the White House
A South African child born with HIV has remained virus-free for nearly nine years, Mississippi police shoot and kill the wrong man while serving a warrant and the Vatican shuts off its fountains. Here are five important stories that likely…
Politics Jul 31Anthony Scaramucci removed as White House communications director
His removal came 11 days after President Donald Trump brought on the wealthy financier to help reshape the White House's image and messaging.
Politics Jul 28Here’s where Reince Priebus falls on the list of shortest-serving chiefs of staff
Priebus lasted 189 days on the job, the fewest of any chiefs of staff who were not leaving the office with their president or serving in an interim role.
Politics Jul 28Senate defeats ‘skinny repeal’ of Affordable Care Act, sending health care reform back to committee
Three Republicans -- Sens. John McCain, Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins -- voted with Democrats on the key amendment, putting the bill to rest after hours of debate.
Nation Jul 255 important stories that are not about the health care vote
Here are five important stories you may have missed this last week.
World Jul 21Violent clashes in Jerusalem leave several dead, more than 100 wounded
Several are dead and more than 100 wounded after violent clashes Friday in Jerusalem over new security measures at some of the city’s most sacred holy sites. Three Palestinians were killed and more than 100 civilians were injured in several…
Politics Jul 21WATCH: Sarah Huckabee Sanders named White House press secretary
White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to field questions about the resignation of press secretary Sean Spicer during a news briefing Friday.
Politics Jul 21White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigns
The resignation came less than two hours after President Donald Trump offered Anthony Scaramucci the job of communications director, according to the New York Times and the Associated Press — a decision Spicer opposed.
Nation Jul 195 overlooked stories that deserve your attention
Here are five stories outside of politics that you may have missed.
Politics Jul 18Trump had second, undisclosed conversation with Putin at G20 summit
White House spokesman Sean Spicer says Trump and Putin spoke during a world leaders' dinner at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg.