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Congress confronts jam-packed December with shutdown deadline looming

Congress will return to Washington this week to confront a series of highly charged partisan issues as a deadline for extending government funding approaches, raising the specter of a December government shutdown.<p>Leaders of both parties have publicly played down the possibility of a showdown next …

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Puerto Rico cleans up as Turks and Caicos brace for Hurricane Maria

<b>San Juan, Puerto Rico (CNN) —</b> The large eye of Hurricane Maria lumbered toward the popular vacation islands of Turks and Caicos and the Bahamas on Thursday, leaving Puerto Rico and its Caribbean neighbors battered, drenched and largely without power.<p>The core of Maria, a major hurricane, is forecast …

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Harvey lashes Texas coast with high wind, torrential rain

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Hurricane Harvey smashed into Texas late Friday, lashing a wide swath of the Gulf Coast with strong winds and torrential …

Federal Court Rules Three Texas Congressional Districts Illegally Drawn

A panel of federal judges ruled on Friday that three of Texas' congressional districts are illegal, violating the Constitution and the Voting Rights Act. The panel found that Republicans had used race as a motivating factor in redistricting.<p>Judges Xavier Rodriguez and Orlando Garcia wrote the …

If You Read Only One Business Book This Year, It Should Be This One

The Financial Times and McKinsey have declared this book the most important business read of the year.<p>This time of year, entrepreneurs looking to feed their brains with a good book won't be short of ideas. Between end-of-the-year lists and suggestions for filling your shelves (or your e-reader) in …

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IS bombings highlight Iraqi capital's vulnerability

BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of Islamic State bombings in Baghdad has killed nearly 100 people in two days, exposing lingering gaps in the capital's …

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Super Tuesday 3: What to watch

<b>Columbus, Ohio (CNN) —</b> If Republicans are going to slow Donald Trump's march to the nomination, Tuesday's contests could be their last chance to do so at the ballot box, rather than in a contested convention.<p>And if Bernie Sanders is going to catch Hillary Clinton's Democratic delegate lead, he'll …