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Homeless Samaritan Tale Raised $400K. Police Say It’s a Lie.

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — A feel-good tale of a homeless man using his last $20 to help a stranded New Jersey woman buy gas was actually a complete lie, manufactured to get strangers to donate more than $400,000 to help the down-and-out good Samaritan, a prosecutor ...
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Women Elected in Record Numbers in State Legislative Races

Women's winning streak in this year's elections has extended to statehouses across the country. More than 2,000 women will serve in state legislatures when those chambers convene for their upcoming sessions, representing roughly a quarter of all state lawma...
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Migrants Stream into Tijuana, but Face Long Stay

TIJUANA, Mexico — About 2,000 Central American migrants had already reached the Mexican border city of Tijuana and another 1,200 from a second caravan set out from Mexico City toward the border Friday. With ...
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Gobble Up the Turkey. Thanksgiving Dinner Price Drops Again.

Good news is here for the upcoming holiday. The price of a typical Thanksgiving dinner for 10 people has dropped to 2010 levels. The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 33rd annual survey of classic items on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table found that this y...
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Opposition to War in Yemen Grows. How Will Trump Respond?

WASHINGTON — The Senate rejected an effort Thursday to block $300 million in weapon sales to Bahrain, but there's growing unease in Congress about the U.S. role supporting the Saudi Arabia-led coalition's military campaign in Yemen. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., f...
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