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Senate narrowly averts government shutdown

The stopgap spending bill passes by a 63-36 vote shortly before a midnight deadline. …read more

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Senate likely averts government shutdown

Democrats drop their objections to the spending bill after taking the debate right to the brink before a midnight deadline. …read more

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Trump’s worrisome attacks on private citizens

A longtime union chief and a 19-year-old woman got menacing phone calls after the president-elect went after them on Twitter. …read more

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Consumer confidence at a high after Trump win

It surges on the initial reaction to the president-elect’s surprise win and relief the election is over, experts say. …read more

School to build first on-campus firing range

Liberty University is seeking a permit to build a full-scale, National Rifle Association-approved facility. …read more