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Ex-Illinois congressman and 1980 presidential candidate dies

Former longtime Illinois Congressman John Anderson, who ran for president as an independent in 1980, has died at age 95. His daughter, Diane Anderson, said her father died Sunday night in Washington, D.C. The 10-term GOP congressman originally sought the Republican presidential nomination in 1980, but he later waged an …

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1963 church bombing echoes throughout Alabama Senate race

A deadly act of racism is echoing in Alabama’s U.S. Senate race. Democratic nominee Doug Jones was the lead prosecutor in trials that resulted in the convictions of two one-time Ku Klux Klansmen for a church bombing that killed four black girls in Birmingham in 1963. Republican nominee Roy Moore …

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Bernie Sanders’ stepdaughter runs for his old mayor’s job

Bernie Sanders’ stepdaughter is running for mayor of Burlington, Vermont, the same office that was the starting point for the independent U.S. senator’s political career. Carina Driscoll announced her candidacy on Monday. She is a former city council member and ex-state legislator, and she says she will run as an …

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Woman spots missing puppy in newscast of high-speed chase

A California woman had given up hope she would find her 9-month-old puppy until she spotted the animal in a newscast of a high-speed chase. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports Salina Hurtado of Oceanside says her puppy, Catalina, went missing soon after Thanksgiving. Hurtado says she then watched a local …

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More child sex assault cases coming for Florida ex-coach

Florida prosecutors will pursue seven additional child sexual assault cases against a former high school football coach and church leader already convicted of similar charges. The Pensacola News Journal reports that the cases will be brought against former Tate High School football assistant coach and church leader Charlie Hamrick. Last …

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Office holiday parties get another look as scandals continue

With a series of high-profile workplace sex scandals on their minds, employers are making sure their holiday office parties don’t become part of the problem. There will be less booze at many. An independent business organization has renewed its annual warning not to hang mistletoe. And some will have party …

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Sanofi says it is cooperating with authorities on vaccine

The manufacturer of a dengue vaccine whose use was suspended by the Philippines last week after a study showed risks of severe cases in people without previous infection says it is working to resolve those fears. Dr. Ng Su-Peing, global medical head at Sanofi Pasteur, said Monday that those stricken …

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