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All nine Democrats on the committee recently sent Sessions a letter essentially informing him that they expected him not to broadly assert executive privilege on the president's behalf again.
Oct. 18, 2017
Also: Amazon Studios' leader resigns after allegations of sexual harassment; Houston reservoirs finally release the last of hurricane floodwaters; and Chinese leaders hold a major congress.
Oct. 18, 2017
Rimas Meleshyus has been lost at sea in small boats for much of his sailing career. The latest voyage landed him at the island of Saipan after yet another ill-fated adventure.
Oct. 18, 2017
District Judge Theodore Chuang wrote, "This Preliminary Injunction is granted on a nationwide basis and prohibits the enforcement of Section 2 of Presidential Proclamation 9645 in all places."
Oct. 18, 2017
In late August, Hurricane Harvey brought record rainfall to Houston. In mid-October, the city's two large federal reservoirs are finally back to empty.
Oct. 18, 2017
There are 2,666 emojis for tweeting and texting. A mosquito is not one of them. Global health campaigners are trying to change that.
Oct. 18, 2017
When eyedrops dribble down your face, it's not your fault. Drugmakers have long known that their drops of medicine exceed the capacity of the human eye. Why didn't companies make the drops smaller?
Oct. 18, 2017
Amazon's unmatched promise of 50,000 well-paying jobs has red carpets rolling out across the U.S. — but also some soul-searching: How much should communities subsidize wealthy American corporations?
Oct. 18, 2017
Some 34,000 of the 100,000 people forced to flee the blazes are still under evacuation orders. Authorities they were getting close to containing the largest of the fires in northern California.
Oct. 18, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify at a Senate oversight hearing Wednesday. Lawmakers have questions about his contacts with Russia and his reversals on civil rights positions.
Oct. 18, 2017
When this new, boys-only, public school in Washington D.C. opened its doors in August 2016 to a class of roughly 100 freshmen of color, NPR and Education Week were there. All. Year.
Oct. 18, 2017
David Dao, a 69-year-old Kentucky doctor was injured as he was dragged from a United Express flight in April. Video taken by fellow passengers went viral, sparking outrage.
Oct. 18, 2017
Price was suspended last week after producer Isa Hackett, who works on the Amazon series The Man in the High Castle, said he had "repeatedly and persistently" propositioned her.
Oct. 17, 2017
There were hopes that an NFL meeting would bring some clarity in the league's policy that says players "should" stand during the traditional pregame performance of 'The Star-Spangled Banner."
Oct. 17, 2017
Investigators found the pilot was impaired by medical conditions and drugs including Valium, oxycodone and Benadryl. The FAA doesn't require medical certification for commercial balloon operators.
Oct. 17, 2017
For months, the United States, Canada and Mexico have been trying to rewrite terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement. But White House demands have led to frustrations that may threaten NAFTA.
Oct. 17, 2017
As thousands of Californians take stock of the damage caused by wildfires, one 9-year-old boy's story has at least half of the teams in Major League Baseball chipping in.
Oct. 17, 2017
The bipartisan agreement could help stabilize insurance premiums next year so that younger, healthier people will buy policies. President Trump has embraced it, but other GOP leaders have not.
Oct. 17, 2017
The killing of Maltese reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia has drawn international condemnations and difficult questions, including this one from a local paper. "My mother was assassinated," her son said.
Oct. 17, 2017
It's the second year in a row that an American writer has taken home the prestigious literary award.
Oct. 17, 2017

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