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Power outage traps travelers in Atlanta airport

A power outage affected thousands of passengers at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Sunday, leaving travelers stranded on …

Aviation

Scoop: Amazon in talks to buy cybersecurity startup Sqrrl

Amazon is in advanced talks to acquire Sqrrl, a Massachusetts-based cybersecurity software company whose founders used to work for the NSA, Axios has …

Startups

Eric Holder calls for protests if Trump fires Mueller

Former Attorney General Eric Holder called for "mass, popular, peaceful" protest from the American public if Special Counsel Robert Mueller is fired …

Robert Mueller

McCain returns to Arizona for treatment, will miss tax vote

Sen. John McCain has returned home to Arizona after spending time at a Maryland hospital being treated for side effects of his brain cancer …

John McCain

GOP tax plan could drive down New York City home prices

The limits to state and local tax deductions in the GOP tax plan — expected to face a vote early this week — could cause home prices in Manhattan to …

Real Estate

Report: U.S. soldier killed in Niger "was not taken alive"

Sgt. La David Johnson — previously believed to have died as the result of an execution in Niger in October — "was not taken alive or executed at …

Terrorism

Putin thanked Trump for CIA tip that thwarted bombings

Russian President Vladimir Putin called President Trump Sunday and thanked him for a CIA tip that stopped bombing attacks in St. Petersburg, AP …

Vladimir Putin

White House: There's no discussion of firing Mueller

White House Legislative Director Marc Short told NBC's Chuck Todd "there's no discussion ... whatsoever" at the White House about firing Special …

Robert Mueller

Tax plan could push assembly lines abroad

Tax experts say the new legislation "fails to eliminate long-standing incentives for companies to move overseas and, in some cases, may even increase …

Retirement

Doug Jones: Trump shouldn't resign over harassment allegations

Newly-elected Alabama Sen. Doug Jones told CNN's Jake Tapper that he disagrees with the Democratic senators who are calling on President Trump to …

Elections

New: Trump officials demand Mueller return thousands of emails

Officials of President Trump's transition team plan to ask Special Counsel Robert Mueller to return "many tens of thousands" of transition emails …

Government

My 6 Big Things: Cecile Richards shares a worthy part of her morning routine

I chat with industry leaders about their quirks and life hacks for Axios' My 6 Big Things series. This week features Cecile Richards, president of …

Democrats

Women are leading the box office in 2017

With this weekend's release of <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, it's almost assured that the latest entry in the Skywalker saga will become the …

Movies

Four child graves discovered at an Ancient Egyptian quarry

Archeologists found four child graves — the first of their kind — at the 3500-year-old former Egyptian quarry site called Gebel el-Silsila, according …

Archaeology

Scoop: Mueller obtains "tens of thousands” of Trump transition emails

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has obtained “many tens of thousands” of Trump transition emails, including sensitive emails of Jared Kushner, …

Donald Trump

Pope vs. Fake News

Pope Francis warned journalists about committing the "very serious sin" of sensationalizing the news and providing one-sided reports, per AP:<p>"You …

Fake News

North Korea sanctions are keeping food, medicine from citizens

Sanctions against North Korea could increase cases of acute malnutrition among children, and hamper humanitarian efforts, according to a Washington …

Inside the Pentagon's multi-million dollar program to explore UFOs

The Pentagon has officially confirmed the existence of its $22 million program to investigate unidentified flying objects (UFOs), reported by …

UFOs

The crackdown on college fraternities

"[A]mid worries about endemic binge drinking, sexual assault and a <b>startling spate of deaths,</b> schools are going beyond the old practice of shutting …

College & University

Americans loathe Washington, but like home

<b>Americans are pessimistic</b> about Washington and think the country is on the wrong track (69%), but are <i>optimistic</i> about their local communities.<p><b>That's</b> …

University of Chicago

The next battle: Trump to take on China

As part of an assertive "America First" national security strategy that President Trump will unveil Monday, he will accuse China of "economic …

China

Mexico grants military more power in fighting drug war

The Mexican military will be granted more control in the fight against the country's drug war, which has increasingly become more violent under …

Enrique Peña Nieto

White House paper suggests solar tariff support

A White House document circulating within the Trump administration lays out a case for imposing new trade restrictions on imports of solar panel …

The White House

How Affordable Care Act cutbacks will hurt minority communities

The Trump administration cut the Affordable Care Act federal insurance enrollment period in half (to 45 days), which has people scrambling to get …

Health Care

Trump had fewer deportations than Obama's first year

Despite President Trump's tough-on-immigration rhetoric, there have been fewer deportations in his first year as president than there were in any …

Immigration

Trump admin bans CDC from using certain words like "fetus": WashPost

Policy analysts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were told by the Trump administration on Thursday that they are not allowed to use …

Trump Administration

Here's the ex-Uber employee's letter that delayed the Waymo trial

Confirming much of his testimony in court, a letter written by a former Uber employee's attorney outlines claims that the ride-hailing company was …

Uber

White House, Democrats settle lawsuit over ACA payments

The Trump administration, House Republicans and Democratic attorneys general have settled a lawsuit over the Affordable Care Act's cost-sharing …

ObamaCare

How the tax code is about to change

By the end of next week, the biggest rewrite of the tax code since 1986 is likely to reach President Trump's desk. These are the biggest changes on …

Taxes

GOP releases final tax bill

House and Senate Republicans have released their tax conference report. It looks like it's on track to pass next week, now that key Senate holdouts — …

Bob Corker