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Indiana Governor Says Passing Hate Crime Law 'Long Overdue'

Indiana Governor Says Passing Hate Crime Law 'Long Overdue'

By Brian Slodysko and Tom Davies | Dec 15
Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb has called for Indiana to join the 45 states that have hate crime laws.

Bug May Have Exposed Photos from 7M Facebook Users

Bug May Have Exposed Photos from 7M Facebook Users

By Barbara Ortutay and Michael Liedtke | Dec 15
Facebook's privacy controls have broken down yet again, this time through a software flaw affecting nearly 7 million users who had photos exposed to a much wider audience than intended.

Trump Says Interior Secretary Zinke Leaving Administration

Trump Says Interior Secretary Zinke Leaving Administration

By Ellen Knickmeyer, Matthew Daly And Jonathan L | Dec 15
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who is facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will leave the administration at year's end, President Donald Trump said Saturday.

Federal Judge Rules Health Care Overhaul Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Rules Health Care Overhaul Unconstitutional

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 15
A conservative federal judge in Texas has ruled the Affordable Care Act "invalid" on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain in place for now.

Michael Cohen Claims Trump Knew Hush Money Payments Wrong

Michael Cohen Claims Trump Knew Hush Money Payments Wrong

By Michael Balsamo | Dec 14
Shaken and facing a prison term, President Trump's longtime personal lawyer said Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign because he was concerned their stories of alleged affairs with him "would affect the election."

Watch: Trump Lashes Out at MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski for Anti-Gay Remark, Anchor Apologizes on TV

Watch: Trump Lashes Out at MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski for Anti-Gay Remark, Anchor Apologizes on TV

Dec 14
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" cohost Mika Brzezinski is apologizing again after using a crude and anti-gay term to describe Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Her second apology comes after President Donald Trump lashed out against her on Twitter Thursday.

Boy Scouts' Money Struggles: Is Bankruptcy an Option?

Boy Scouts' Money Struggles: Is Bankruptcy an Option?

By David Crary | Dec 14
The Boy Scouts of America deflected questions about a report suggesting it is considering seeking bankruptcy protection, though the head of the organization said it is exploring "all options" as it tries to stay afloat while facing sexual abuse lawsuits.

CBS Settled with Dushku Over 'Bull' Star's Sexual Comments

CBS Settled with Dushku Over 'Bull' Star's Sexual Comments

Dec 14
CBS reached a $9.5 million confidential settlement last year with actress Eliza Dushku after on-set sexual comments from Michael Weatherly, star of the network's show "Bull," made her uncomfortable when she was beginning a run as a recurring character.

Trump's Search for a New Chief of Staff has Reality TV Feel

Trump's Search for a New Chief of Staff has Reality TV Feel

By Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire | Dec 14
Serious contenders are hiding from view. Celebrity hangers-on are applying via Twitter. Fresh names circulate practically on the hour. And the man in charge is stoking much of the confusion.

Pelosi's Triumph: A Reminder Why She's Set to be Speaker

Pelosi's Triumph: A Reminder Why She's Set to be Speaker

By Lisa Mascaro | Dec 14
It has been quite a week for Nancy Pelosi.

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