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After Close Vote, Panel Sends Pompeo Nomination to Senate

After Close Vote, Panel Sends Pompeo Nomination to Senate

By Lisa Mascaro | Apr 24
Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, avoided a rare rebuke Monday as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly recommended him.

CDC Chief Makes $375K, Far Exceeding His Predecessors' Pay

CDC Chief Makes $375K, Far Exceeding His Predecessors' Pay

By Mike Stobbe | Apr 24
The new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other past directors, government officials confirmed.

Paris Hilton Talks #MeToo, Marriage and Becoming a Mom

Paris Hilton Talks #MeToo, Marriage and Becoming a Mom

By Leanne Italie | Apr 24
Paris Hilton "literally regrets" saying before the 2016 election that women who accused then-candidate Donald Trump of sexual misconduct were merely after fame and attention.

Spokesman: George HW Bush is Eager to Get Well, Go to Maine

Spokesman: George HW Bush is Eager to Get Well, Go to Maine

By Michael Graczyk | Apr 24
Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said.

Prince Heirs Sue Illinois Hospital Over Care During Overdose

Prince Heirs Sue Illinois Hospital Over Care During Overdose

By Amy Forliti | Apr 24
Prince's heirs sued Walgreens and the Illinois hospital that treated the music superstar after he suffered from an opioid overdose, alleging that a doctor and various pharmacists failed to provide Prince with reasonable care, contributing to his death.

For the First Time, Facebook Spells Out What it Forbids

For the First Time, Facebook Spells Out What it Forbids

By Barbara Ortutay | Apr 24
If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck.

Ellen DeGeneres is Critical of Police Shootings of Black Men

Ellen DeGeneres is Critical of Police Shootings of Black Men

Apr 23
Ellen DeGeneres says she's "furious" that so many black men have been shot by police and "nothing seems to change."

US Veteran Who Survived Blast Receives Penis Transplant

US Veteran Who Survived Blast Receives Penis Transplant

Apr 23
A Baltimore hospital says a wounded U.S. veteran has received the world's most extensive penis transplant.

Clinton: Free Press is Under 'Open Assault' in Trump Era

Clinton: Free Press is Under 'Open Assault' in Trump Era

By Jocelyn Noveck | Apr 23
Hillary Clinton excoriated President Donald Trump for his treatment of the media, saying in remarks on Sunday that press rights and free speech are "under open assault" in the current administration, which she compared to an authoritarian regime.

Pompeo Facing Rare Opposition from Senate Panel

Pompeo Facing Rare Opposition from Senate Panel

By Lisa Mascaro | Apr 23
Trump's secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo, is facing opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend him for confirmation because all Dems, and at least one Republican, say they will oppose him.

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