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These Are the Healthiest (and Unhealthiest) States in the U.S.

The 50 states of the U.S. might be united, but they differ vastly when it comes to health, according to a new report.

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Doug Jones' Alabama Senate victory: Black voters, honesty, and shoe-leather campaigning

When you’re on the winning side in an election, you’re happy. If your candidate lost, you’re casting around for someone to blame. Media love to issue morning-after political analyses, assigning winners and losers. 1,273 more words

Why Donald Trump's Jerusalem move might have made Russia a lot stronger

  • U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is likely to have strengthened Russian President Vladimir Putin
  • Moscow could even take over the role of “honest broker” in the stalled peace process between Israel and Palestine, given its close ties to both Israel and the Arab world…
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States and all the Errands!!

Hi All! How is it going?? Sorry, just popping in after our weekend and a couple of busy days in town! I had all intentions of writing last night, but the husband convinced me to go in the hot tub instead. 831 more words

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Chuck Schumer wants GOP to delay tax vote until Doug Jones is seated

  • Chuck Schumer will call Wednesday for Republicans to delay the final vote on their tax bill until Doug Jones is seated
  • Jones, a Democrat, is the projected winner of Alabama’s special Senate election…
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US Consumer Price Index rose 0.4% in Nov, as expected

  • U.S. consumer prices accelerated in November amid a rebound in gasoline prices
  • Declining health-care and apparel costs curbed underlying inflation pressures
  • The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.4 percent last month after edging up 0.1 percent in October…
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Doug Jones, a Democrat, WINS Alabama Senate Race; GOP majority hangs by a THREAD

(National Sentinel‘Limit to Crazy’: Democrats have pulled off one of the biggest political upsets in modern times as Democrat Doug Jones defeated embattled GOP candidate Judge Roy Moore in the hotly contested Alabama Senate race. 314 more words

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