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Here’s The Definitive Timeline Of How The Rob Porter Scandal Unfolded — And The Trump Administration’s Confusing Response

A week after former White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned amid domestic abuse allegations, the White House is still struggling to provide clear answers on who knew what and when. The scandal has rare longevity for the Trump administration, which is used to bouncing from one controversy to the next. Last week, the Daily…

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Katie Couric tweets apology to Dutch for Olympic comment

AP NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Couric has apologized for saying that the Dutch are so successful in speed skating because skates have been used as a form of transportation when canals freeze in the Netherlands. Her remark during the Olympics' opening ceremony invited some Dutch mockery on social media from people who said the…

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Unbought and unbossed: Shirley Chisholm blazed multiple trails

CLOSE She was the first African-American woman elected to Congress, but Shirley Chisholm’s legacy extends far beyond the senate steps. USA TODAY Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, D-N.Y., is seen in this 1971 file photo. Chisholm, the first black woman elected to Congress and an outspoken advocate for women and minorities during seven terms in the House,…

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Leaping elk crashes low-flying research helicopter

Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Leaping elk crashes low-flying research helicopter Authorities say the elk jumped into the chopper’s tail rotor as it flew about 10 feet above ground, trying to capture the animal with a net. Post to Facebook Posted! A link has been…

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Short Sellers’ Favorite Stock Bets Backfire

Short sellers just got burned, badly. Under Armour Inc., the second-most targeted by short sellers among S&P 500 stocks, surged 17 percent Tuesday for the best performance in the benchmark index. Chegg Inc. and GNC Holdings Inc., whose bearish wagers each amounted to at least one-tenth of their total shares available for trading according to…

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