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Australia is trying to figure out who’s sticking needles in strawberries

Consumers are finding needles in store-bought strawberries across the country.

President Trump just seriously escalated his efforts to interfere with Mueller’s probe

He’s ordered the release of many unredacted texts from officials involved in the Russia investigation.

8 winners and 5 losers from the 2018 Emmy Awards

Winners: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Netflix, and old people. Losers: Atlanta and The Handmaid’s Tale.

Trump slashed refugee levels this year. For 2019, he’s slashing them even further.

After failing badly to meet a target of 45,000 refugees for 2018, the Trump administration is letting in no more than 30,000 next year.

DC voters raised the minimum wage for restaurant servers. City lawmakers are ready to cancel it.

Initiative 77 is on life support.

I was a luxury fashion reporter $100,000 in debt

Here’s what it taught me about money and privilege.

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McConnell blasts Senate Democrats for not bringing up the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh earlier

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