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Russia retaliates, expels 60 American diplomats after US action

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| Tensions between Russia and the West are ratcheting up as the Russian Foreign Ministry announced the expulsion of the officials and the closure of the U.S. consulate in St. Petersburg.

Why can't American Samoans be citizens? Lawsuit says they should be

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The suit is of great interest to Southern California's estimated 27,000 Samoans. Of the 16 U.S. territories, American Samoa is the only one whose residents aren't U.S. citizens.

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3 Facebook Messenger app users sue over privacy

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The suit, filed Tuesday in federal court in northern California, comes as Facebook faces scrutiny over privacy concerns.

Do women candidates have an advantage in 2018?

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Pollsters say that candidates who are women are uniquely positioned to do well in 2018 — and that many voters choose partly based on gender (even when they don't realize it).

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Mexico's #MeToo faces backlash after celebrities air accusations of rape and assault

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With no new revelations since #MeToo Mexico made its debut last month, it appears the movement has lost steam.

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2 officers in Alton Sterling's fatal shooting won't be charged

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Attorney General Jeff Landry's decision came nearly 11 months after the Justice Department ruled out federal criminal charges in Alton Sterling's July 2016 death.

Despite cash from Congress, key election security issue may not get fixed

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The spending bill President Trump signed into law last week includes enough money to replace machines that leave no paper trail. But it seems unlikely that's how the money will be spent.

Energy supplies and prices have grown more unpredictable. Here's why

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Energy analysts are getting worse at predicting how much oil and gas will come out of the ground in the future, a new study finds.

Linda Brown, who was at center of Brown v. Board of Education, dies

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As a schoolgirl, she was at the center of the landmark Supreme Court case that rejected racial segregation in American public schools. She died Sunday in Topeka, Kan.