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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Democrat Doug Jones wins election to US Senate from Alabama

A Democrat wins in a very heavy Republican State in for Alabama's U.S. Senate seat.

4 candidates in each of 2 special House, Senate elections

Four candidates are running in each of the two Jan. 9 special elections to fill vacancies in the Georgia Senate and House of Representatives.

Mass shootings aren’t more frequent but they are deadlier

It can sometimes seem as though mass shootings are occurring more frequently. Researchers who have been studying such crimes for decades say they aren’t, but they have been getting deadlier.

Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said Monday, as President Donald Trump’s ordered ban suffered more legal setbacks.

Supreme Court declines gay rights work discrimination case

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a lower court ruling that a federal employment discrimination law doesn’t protect a person against discrimination based on their sexual orientation.

Official Atlanta mayoral runoff results retain thin margin

The vote tallies for the runoff election in the Atlanta mayoral race are official, but with a razor-thin margin remaining, the trailing candidate said Monday that she plans to ask for a recount.

US Nobel laureate worries politics could undermine science

An American researcher who shared this year’s Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards’ gala banquet Sunday night.

Trump draws protests while honoring civil rights heroes

President Donald Trump has honored figures of the civil rights movement, some famous, some not, at a ceremony that exposed stark divisions among Americans about his commitment to that legacy.

US wants world to isolate North Korea, so what’s that mean?

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s recent call to action underscores the challenge for the United States as it tries to advance a nonmilitary strategy for resolving the nuclear standoff with North Korea.

Conyers’ House seat to remain vacant for nearly a year

Michigan’s Republican governor announced Friday that Democrat John Conyers’ congressional seat will not be filled until the regularly scheduled November election.
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