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Architecture For Landmark Nationwide Opioid Settlement Unveiled

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| If finalized, such a deal could funnel tens of billions of dollars to American communities struggling with the addiction crisis, while restoring stability to one of the country's biggest industries.

Man Accused In New Zealand Mosque Shootings That Killed 51 Pleads Not Guilty

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Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, who appeared in Christchurch High Court via video link, smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas on charges of terrorism, murder and attempted murder.

Mich. Prosecutors Drop Charges In Flint Water Investigation, But Promise New Probe

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Prosecutors say the original criminal investigation into Flint's drinking water scandal was compromised by a failure to pursue all available evidence.

Why Your Local Weather Forecast Is Going To Get Better

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"Virtually any aspect of the weather forecast — whether it is temperature, or precipitation — will see overall improvement with this upgrade," a National Weather Service scientist said.

For Troops At The Border, Encounters With Migrants Are Rare

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During the eight months they've been deployed at the U.S.-Mexico border, military personnel have had little direct contact with the people at the center of the mission.

As Legal Battle Persists, Census Citizenship Question Is Put To The Test

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Close to a half million households in most of the U.S. are receiving letters for a last-minute experiment gauging how adding a citizenship question could affect how people respond to the 2020 census.

House Judiciary Committee Approves Funds For Sept. 11 First Responders

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The measure is expected to pass the full House. The fund established to compensate sick and dying Sept. 11 first responders is nearing depletion with about 19,000 unpaid claims to address.

Citizenship Question Lawsuit Plaintiffs Ask Supreme Court To Delay Ruling

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In a last-minute request, plaintiffs' attorneys led by the ACLU are asking the justices to wait to rule on the census question in light of documents that show an alleged Trump administration cover-up.

FBI Probing Why Some U.S. Tourists Have Died Mysteriously In The Dominican Republic

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There are similarities in the rash of deaths. Most are described as happening suddenly, and several after an alcoholic drink.