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'A Major Distraction': Is A Mega-Deal Like Amazon's HQ2 Always Worth It?

Amazon's unmatched promise of 50,000 well-paying jobs has red carpets rolling out across the U.S. — but also some soul-searching: How much should communities subsidize wealthy American corporations?

Democrats To Attorney General Sessions: Don't Duck Our Questions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify at a Senate oversight hearing Wednesday. Lawmakers have questions about his contacts with Russia and his reversals on civil rights positions.

Report Blames Pilot In Deadly Balloon Crash, But Also Points Finger At FAA

Investigators found the pilot was impaired by medical conditions and drugs including Valium, oxycodone and Benadryl. The FAA doesn't require medical certification for commercial balloon operators.

Efforts To Rewrite NAFTA Not Going Well; Next Round of Talks Delayed

For months, the United States, Canada and Mexico have been trying to rewrite terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement. But White House demands have led to frustrations that may threaten NAFTA.

Senators Reach Deal To Stabilize ACA Insurance Markets For 2 Years

The bipartisan agreement could help stabilize insurance premiums next year so that younger, healthier people will buy policies. President Trump has embraced it, but other GOP leaders have not.

'Trump's Claim Is Wrong': Comments On Presidents' Calls To Military Families Rebutted

Defending his lack of response to the deaths of U.S. soldiers in Niger, Trump claimed "a lot of" past presidents did not call families after a death. He raised the example of his chief of staff's son.

The Court Challenge Begins: Is Trump Taking Unconstitutional Emoluments?

On Wednesday, a federal judge will hear arguments in a case that asks: Is President Trump taking the kind of benefits banned by the Constitution? Step 1 is deciding whether plaintiffs have standing.

After Taking On Big Tobacco 20 Years Ago, Former Mississippi AG Is Trying Again With Opioids

When Mike Moore was Mississippi's attorney general, he spearheaded the 50-state lawsuit against Big Tobacco. Now, he's trying to do the same thing against opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Trump Defends False Claim That His Predecessors Didn't Call Families Of Fallen Soldiers

When President Trump claimed that past presidents did not call family members of fallen U.S. service members, it caused a backlash. On Tuesday he addressed the issue again, defending his false claim.

Russian Cyber Trolls Watched 'House Of Cards' To Understand U.S. Politics

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Yahoo News chief investigative correspondent Michael Isikoff about how Russian trolls were ordered to watch Neflix's House of Cards show to understand Americans and U.S. politics.

Trump Still Hasn't Fulfilled Promise To Declare Opioid Epidemic As A National Emergency

President Trump's nominee to head the Drug Enforcement Administration pulled out amid controversy. This leaves Trump without a permanent heads at Department of Health and Human Services and the DEA. All the while, his promised declaration of a national emergency on opioids has yet to materialize.

Bipartisan Health Care Bill Aims To Stabilize Individual Market And Keep Premiums Down

Senators leading bipartisan health care talks say they have a deal to restore subsidies to insurers that President Trump announced last week that he was ending. But it's not clear whether it can pass.

A Death And More Questions For Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

One of the five Democratic commissioners died suddenly on Monday. Meanwhile, another Democratic commissioner complained about receiving no information or updates about the panel's work.

Justice Department Indicts 2 Chinese Nationals In Synthetic Opioid Case

Among the charges is conspiracy to distribute large quantities of fentanyl, a significant factor in the opioid crisis. Every year, thousands of Americans overdose on the drug.

Florida's Governor Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Richard Spencer Speech

As a state entity, the University of Florida must allow the white nationalist to speak on campus. But its president urged students and staff to avoid the event and shun its speaker.

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