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  • More Americans Are Choosing to Die at Home
    For the first time since the early 20th century, more Americans are choosing to die at home rather than in a hospital.A report published in the New England Journal of Medicine Wednesday found deaths in nursing homes also have declined.Researchers studied data on natural deaths complied by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Center for
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    Published on 12-11-19
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  • US Hopes Iran Prisoner Exchange Leads to Broader Dialogue
    Top American officials say Washington is hopeful that a recent prisoner exchange with Iran will lead to a broader discussion.  In an interview with VOA on Wednesday, U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook recalled some of the emotional moments of witnessing the release of Chinese American academic Xiyue Wang, saying Wang will be working with the U.S. to help
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    Published on 12-11-19
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  • Judiciary Panel Takes First Steps Toward Trump Impeachment Vote
    The House Judiciary Committee took the first steps Wednesday evening toward voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, beginning a marathon two-day session to consider the historic charges.Democrats and Republicans on the panel used the prime-time hearing to make final arguments for and against impeachment. Both sides appealed to Americans’ sense of history — Democrats describing a strong
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    Published on 12-11-19
    3 hours ago
  • Reports: High-Stakes White House Meeting Expected Thursday to Debate US-China Tariffs
     U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to meet with top trade advisers on Thursday to discuss planned Dec. 15 tariffs on some $160 billion in Chinese goods, three sources familiar with the plans said, as markets braced for potential negative impacts.Officials circulated talking points downplaying the repercussions such a tariff hike would have on the U.S. economy ahead of Trump's
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    Published on 12-11-19
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  • US House OKs Defense Bill, Parental Leave for Federal Workers
    The House on Wednesday passed its annual defense policy measure, which combined a $738 billion Pentagon price tag with legislation to provide federal employees with 12 weeks of paid parental leave.The sweeping 377-48 vote followed weeks of arduous House-Senate negotiations that finally yielded a traditionally bipartisan measure, stripped of many add-ons sought by Democrats controlling the House.The result came over
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    Published on 12-11-19
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  • Fears Mount That New Jersey Shooting Might Have Been Anti-Semitic Attack
    Fears mounted Wednesday that a deadly shooting at a Jewish market in Jersey City was an anti-Semitic attack as authorities recounted how a man and woman deliberately pulled up to the place in a rental van with at least one rifle and got out firing.A day after the gun battle and standoff that left six people dead — the two
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    Published on 12-11-19
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  • Inventor of Bar Code Dies at 94 
    George Laurer, who invented the universal product code, has died at his home in North Carolina. He was 94. The UPC or bar code is the unique marking — made up of black stripes of varying thicknesses and a 12-digit number — allotted to products sold worldwide. It allows retailers to identify each product and its price by using a scanner. Laurer, who
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    Published on 12-11-19
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  • Trump Signs Executive Order Aimed at Combating Campus Anti-Semitism
    President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday that interprets members of the Jewish religion as part of a distinct nationality. The measure is aimed at helping combat growing anti-Semitism on U.S. college campuses. Some major Jewish organizations hailed the action because it means universities could lose federal funding if they do not stop discrimination against Jews on their campuses. Others said they were
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    Published on 12-11-19
    8 hours ago
  • Official: Cruise Ship Could House 1,000 Oakland Homeless
    A San Francisco Bay Area city  official wants to explore the possibility of using a cruise ship to house up to 1,000 homeless people amid a high cost of living and a shortage of housing.Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan told a council meeting Tuesday that the ship would be brought to the Port of Oakland, but port officials said
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    Published on 12-11-19
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  • US Urges DPRK to Halt Provocations, Work on Denuclearization Deal
    The United States warned North Korea Wednesday that its numerous ballistic missile tests risk "closing the door" to a deal with Washington."These ballistic missile tests, no matter their range, undermine regional security and stability and are in clear violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions," Ambassador Kelly Craft told a meeting of the council on North Korea's proliferation efforts. "These actions
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    Published on 12-11-19
    9 hours ago