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Alabama evangelicals at a crossroads over Roy Moore

The accusations against the Senate candidate have deepened a rift between Alabama's conservative Christian evangelicals and the state's liberal evangelicals.<p>Reporter: Barbara Plett Usher<p>Produced by: Nadine Dukeson and Paul Blake

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Republicans were always going to kiss and make up with Roy Moore

<b>Roy Moore (AP/Brynn Anderson)</b><p>Women who speak out against sexual abuse are still viewed by the right as more deviant than horndog male predators<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>December 6, 2017 10:00am (UTC)<p>In what may be the least surprising development ever, the Republican Party has decided to rally around Roy …

What The RNC's Support For Roy Moore Means For 2018

David Greene talks with Republican consultant and former Bush administration official Scott Jennings about the RNC's renewed support for Roy Moore and Republicans' strategy for 2018 elections.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>The Republican Party probably had no idea the Senate race in Alabama would …

Stephen Colbert says what has to be said about supporting Roy Moore.

Did you ever think you’d see the day when a late night host would have to make the point that it’s wrong to support a man who allegedly sexually …

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‘Daily Show’s’ Trevor Noah Slams ‘Morally Degenerate’ Trump for Backing Roy Moore

The late-night host went in on the president—who’s been accused of sexual-assault by twenty women—for backing a candidate accused of sexual …

Roy Moore spokeswoman repeatedly uses CNN anchor's pregnancy as talking point in contentious interview about harassment accusations

CNN's Poppy Harlow clashed with a spokeswoman for Roy Moore who repeatedly attempted to use Harlow's pregnancy to make a point about abortion.<p>In a lengthy interview on CNN on Tuesday, Jane Porter refused to answer multiple questions about whether she believed accusations that the Republican US …

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Bannon savages GOP leaders in fight for Alabama Senate seat

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) — Populist firebrand Steve Bannon savaged national Republican leaders Tuesday night in a fiery call to rally voters behind embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore as the battle for the GOP's soul spilled into a dirt-floor barn deep in rural Alabama.<p>Bannon, known best for his former …

Congressional Republicans are laying the groundwork to overhaul welfare programs for the poor

By Jeff Stein<p>, Reporter<p>Republican lawmakers are preparing plans to restructure America's welfare system, including putting new limits on who's eligible for anti-poverty programs such as food stamps and housing benefits.<p>The details of the planned overhaul are still being determined, but …

UnitedHealth's Optum To Buy DaVita's Doctor Clinics For $4.9 Billion

UnitedHealth Group’s Optum unit will buy DaVita Medical Group for $4.9 billion in cash, adding a large network of nearly 300 medical clinics that treat 1.7 million patients annually, the companies said Wednesday.<p>The deal is the latest in an escalating battle in the healthcare industry to put …

U.S. Labor Costs Unexpectedly Fell in Third Quarter

U.S. productivity surged in the third quarter while labor costs fell further, another sign of subdued inflation pressures despite a sturdy economy.<p>Productivity rose at a 3% annual rate in the third quarter, the Labor Department said Wednesday, the biggest jump in three years. The estimate, the …

Survey: US businesses added a solid 190,000 jobs in November

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses added a robust 190,000 jobs in November, according to a private survey, a sign that hiring is strong enough to …

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Democratic Lawmaker Forces Impeachment Vote in the House

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this segment</b><p>Democratic Congressman Al Green from Texas has been calling for the impeachment of Donald Trump for months. But after unveiling articles of impeachment earlier this month, Representative Green forced the House of Representatives to vote on this …

Republicans Consider More Generous State and Local Tax Break

WASHINGTON — Republicans are considering adding a more generous state and local tax break into the $1.5 trillion package barreling through Congress, as they try to ease concerns among lawmakers from high-tax states and their constituents, who say they will be penalized by the current …

The Latest: White House working on avoiding shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the budget (all times local):<p>4:30 p.m.<p>The White House says it is working to keep the government from …

Senior medic sent junior doctor 900 WhatsApp messages and naked videos from her first day, tribunal hears

A senior doctor pestered a junior colleague with up to 900 WhatsApp messages, including explicit images and videos of himself, from her first day in the job, a medical tribunal heard.<p>Dr Julian Proctor, 36, sent more than 100 messages a day to the young woman in a "relentless pursuit" over a …

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Let Me Break Down How Much Ontario Doctors Really Get Paid

Most people are surprised to learn how little family doctors are paid for all of the services they provide.<p>Have you ever wondered how much your …

UnitedHealth Buys Large Doctors Group as Lines Blur in Health Care

In another example of the blurring boundaries in the health care industry, UnitedHealth Group, one of the nation’s largest insurers, said on Wednesday that it is buying a large physician group to add to its existing roster of 30,000 doctors.<p>UnitedHealth’s Optum unit will acquire the physician group …

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UnitedHealth to buy DaVita primary care unit for $4.9 billion

(Reuters) - The largest U.S. health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc will buy DaVita Inc's primary and urgent care services for $4.9 billion in its second acquisition this year to expand its fast-growing medical group, it said on Wednesday.<p>Health insurers are trying to cut medical costs by playing a …

Raiders’ Michael Crabtree fires back at NFL following suspension

Michael Crabtree says the NFL got it all wrong when it tried to justify his punishment for fighting with the Broncos’ Aqib Talib.<p>In a rare interview, …

Fantasy Man: Why you should give Jimmy Garoppolo a shot and what Crabtree’s suspension means for Raiders

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Nate Jackson, a San Jose native, spent six seasons in the NFL. His books include “Slow Getting Up” and “Fantasy Man.”</i><p>I am a fantasy …

Not just Roy Moore and Hollywood: Unions have a sexual harassment problem

SEIU's Fight for $15 has vowed repeatedly to reduce sexual harassment in fast food restaurants. It should stop throwing stones from a glass house.<p>From producer Harvey Weinstein to actor Kevin Spacey, Hollywood’s reputation has been rocked by sexual harassment allegations. But the movie industry’s …

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Labour MP suspended over sexual harassment claim

The U.K. Labour Party suspended a former minister on Thursday over claims of sexual harassment.<p>According to the Telegraph, a formal complaint was …

Former WA first lady on sexual harassment: 'We've reached a tipping point'

Among those praising the women who've come forward in recent high profile sexual harassment cases is a former journalist and first lady of Washington.<p>…

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Sexual Harassment In The Workplace? Americans Think It Can't Possibly Happen In Their Office

Most Americans do not think sexual harassment could possibly be a problem in their own workplace — though pretty much everyone knows it is happening …