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Valadao Challenges Cox to Congressional TV Debates

In political circles, the underdog usually issues the challenge to debate. But in California's 21st congressional district the incumbent is calling out his rival. Rep. David Valadao (R-Hanford) challenged Democrat TJ Cox to two televised debates Monday. ...
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Pope on Sex Abuse: ‘We Showed No Care for the Little Ones’

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up. He demanded accountability but offered no indication of how he plans to sanction complicit bishops or end the Vatic...
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Musk Says He’s Cracking Under Stress of Tesla Job

What do you do when your CEO confesses that he's cracking under the stress of his job? That's the question that the nine board members of electric car and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. must answer after Elon Musk, the company's impulsive leader, admitted to ...
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