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Trump says he is considering payroll tax cut amid economic concerns

The White House had previously disputed that a payroll tax was under consideration. But President Trump said it is something he has considered, as well as other ideas, such as broadening capital gains tax benefits for many investors.

Ex-VA pathologist charged with deaths of three veterans in rare criminal case for a physician

Prosecutors said the former physician schemed to cover up on-the-job drug and alcohol use, which caused him to misread thousands of fluid and tissue samples.

Trump: Jewish people who vote for Democrats are showing ‘great disloyalty’ or ‘lack of knowledge’

Critics say that the president’s remarks, made in an exchange with reporters in the Oval Office, were promoting anti-Semitic stereotypes.
Surveillance cameras placed by researchers in Brazil's Tijuca National Park capture a pair of dogs. (Courtesy of Katyucha Silva)
Surveillance cameras placed by researchers in Brazil's Tijuca National Park capture a pair of dogs. (Courtesy of Katyucha Silva)

The dog is one of the world’s most destructive mammals. Brazil proves it.

They’re invading nature reserves and parks, hunting in packs and threatening endangered species. And the problem is global.

After Trump blamed mental illness for mass shootings, federal health agencies were told not to speak on the topic without approval

The limitation alarmed some government mental health experts who said they felt muzzled at a moment many Americans were searching for answers to the U.S. epidemic of mass shootings, three Health and Human Services employees said.
The European Union said it was unwilling to agree to any deal that did not include ironclad assurances to ensure peace in Northern Ireland.
The departure deepens the upheaval at the longtime gun rights powerhouse.
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The hacks have potentially deadly consequences, as many of the targeted cities have had to scramble to get police, 911 systems and fire departments back online.
The pair reportedly hauled nearly 90 pounds from the Mediterranean beach, which for years has viewed sand theft as a persistent problem.
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The remarkable survival of Angela, Va.’s first recorded African woman

Her arrival 400 years ago marked the start of a subjugation that left millions in chains.
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The Bible was used to justify slavery. Africans made it a path to freedom.

Large numbers of African Americans adopted Christianity and quickly remade it their own.
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Freedom and slavery, the ‘central paradox of American history’

Shortly after colonists established laws on how to govern, they created laws on how to enslave.
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