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'It's pretty foolish behavior:' Teens daring each other to eat Tide pods

Birth Of A Product

Videos circulating on social media are showing kids biting into brightly colored liquid laundry...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2018. There are 349 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 16, 1978, NASA named 35 candidates to fly on the space shuttle, including Sally K. Ride, who became America’s first woman in space, and Guion S. Bluford Jr.,...


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The Latest: Expert: Long-term malnourishment takes big toll

Shackled Children

PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on family members found shackled in a California home (all times local): 5 p.m. A nutrition expert says California siblings who were small and malnourished when they were found captive in their home may have been deprived of nutrients during key growth-spurt years....


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California couple's ordinary home held torture chamber

Shackled Children

PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — From the outside, the brown-and-beige four-bedroom home looked fairly orderly. The couple who owned it had purchased the house new in 2014 and soon arrived in the Los Angeles suburb of Perris with their 12 children. They lived there quietly for at least three years and had...


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Washington state town wary of slow-moving landslide

Landslide Washington State

UNION GAP, Wash. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide in a fertile farming region in Washington state has forced evacuations as officials prepare for what they say is inevitable — the collapse of a ridge that sits above a few dozen homes and a key highway. People in Washington are especially wary of...


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Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort likely to face trial no sooner than September, judge

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort will face trial no sooner than September, the judge hearing his case indicated after an hour-long hearing Tuesday in which prosecutors and defense attorneys sparred over his continuing house arrest and a separate...


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Adult-film star reportedly spoke to journalist in 2016 about Trump settlement, fearing he

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. An adult-film star who was reportedly paid to remain silent about a sexual relationship with Donald Trump a decade before he became president spoke to a journalist because she feared he would not pay up, according to a new account. Stephanie Clifford, whose...


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Young Virginia GOP leader quits party over Trump's tweets

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A member of a group of millennial Virginia Republican leaders being groomed as eventual candidates quit the party Tuesday, citing President Donald Trump’s “appalling comments” about Haitian immigrants and a nativist streak in the state. Kyle McDaniel, 28, served on...


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More than 20 states are suing the FCC over its net neutrality decision

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia filed the first major lawsuit Tuesday to block the repeal of the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules. Those rules had prohibited Internet providers from slowing down or blocking websites. New York...


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The Mormon Church has appointed its next president. Here's what to expect.

Special to The Washington Post. Russell M. Nelson, a 93-year-old heart surgeon who has served as an apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 32 years, was publicly named the next leader of the Mormon Church on Tuesday following the death of its previous president. Historically,...


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Hong Kong-bound flight saw N.Korean ICBM, Tillerson says

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. A North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile launch in November was witnessed by passengers on a San Francisco-to-Hong Kong commercial flight, highlighting the “recklessness” of Kim Jong Un’s regime, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. “According to the Federal...


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