FBI is investigating Pensacola attack as an act of terrorism

Authorities’ main goal is determining whether a Saudi air force lieutenant worked as “part of a larger network” when he opened fire in a Naval Air Station Pensacola classroom Friday, killing three people and wounding eight.

Challenger takes on S.C. Senate race with rags-to-prominence story, record fundraising

Lindsey Graham is likely to face the strongest Democratic challenger of his political career in the Senate next year: Jaime Harrison, who has marquee credentials and deep connections in both South Carolina and Washington.
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Kennedy Center Honors

Trump’s absence at D.C.’s premier social event is a relief for some. But the prestige of the presidency is missed.

In the latest breakdown of the carefully constructed social order that has dominated the nation’s capital since its inception, the president and first lady will skip the Kennedy Center Honors for the third year in a row.
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Puppeteer gave life to Big Bird of ‘Sesame Street’

Mr. Spinney, who also gave voice and motion to Oscar the Grouch, met Muppets creator Jim Henson at a puppetry convention and first donned Big Bird’s 4,000 canary-yellow feathers for the opening season of “Sesame Street” in 1969.
The Fla. congressman’s rebuke came as the House Judiciary Committee, on which he sits, drafts articles of impeachment against the president that it could vote on as soon as this week.
As moderates weigh candidates and their positions on Brexit, many are calling it the worst choice in a generation.
Campaign 2020
In two weeks, Mike Bloomberg has spent more on ads than other top Democratic candidates combined.
By day, the itch was noticeable, concentrated on her palms and feet. At night, it became unbearable, spreading up her arms and torso. One morning, 34 weeks pregnant and at a breaking point from scratching all night, she Googled her symptoms.
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The Past, Rediscovered
A young woman who froze to death on her way to a New Year's ball in 1840 inspired a flood of creepy porcelain dolls that were sold in tiny caskets and baked into cakes.
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