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Pioneering black journalist Simeon Booker dies at age 99Simeon Booker, a trail-blazing journalist and the first full-time black reporter at the Washington Post, has died at the age of 99.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE- In this Dec. 5, 2017, file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally in Fairhope Ala. As Alabama's high-profile Senate race heads toward a Tuesday vote, supporters and opponents Moore are bending the truth, or shattering it to pieces, in the campaign's final stretch. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
A look at what didn't happen in the Alabama Senate raceA look at what didn't happen this week in Alabama's high-profile Senate race
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE- In this June 21, 2016 file photo, Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., listens at a U.S. monetary policy meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Most statewide Republican officeholders in Alabama say they're voting for Roy Moore for U.S. Senate. But the state's senior U.S. senator, Shelby, didn't vote for Moore. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
The Latest: Trump robocall urges voters to back MooreAlabama voters are getting a recorded phone call in which President Donald Trump says he needs Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Jacqueline Belcher rejoices during a 16th Street Baptist church service, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. At the church pastor Arthur Price told the mostly black congregation that Alabama's U.S. Senate election is too important to skip. "There's too much at stake for us to stay home," Price said of Tuesday's election. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Firm convictions, uneasiness at churches before Senate raceThere are both firm convictions and uneasy feelings in church pews as Alabama's U.S. Senate race winds down
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Trump rails against news media after reporting correctionsPresident Donald Trump is again railing against the news media, calling them a "stain on America."
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE- In this Nov. 30, 2017 file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally, in Dora, Ala. Most statewide Republican officeholders in Alabama say they're voting for Moore for U.S. Senate, but the state's senior U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby didn't vote for Moore. Polls show Moore in a tight race with Democrat Doug Jones. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
Shelby bucks Alabama GOP leaders in voting against MooreMost statewide Republican officeholders in Alabama say they will vote for Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate race with at least one notable exception
The Associated Press7 hours ago
New ad urges Alabama Republicans to write in Nick Saban
McClatchy Washington Bureau7 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Pensacola, Fla., Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)
Trump talks tax cuts and budget on golf course with GrahamThe White House says President Donald Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham are discussing tax legislation and upcoming budget talks during a golf game at one of Trump's Florida clubs
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Trump Goes After Post Reporter in Photo FlapPresident Trump is calling on the Washington Post to fire reporter Dave Weigel after Weigel tweeted out a photo that gave a false impression about crowd size at a recent rally. The trouble started early Saturday morning after Trump tweeted that the arena he had spoken in the night before...
Newser8 hours ago
Qatar buys 24 Typhoon fighters as part of $8 billion dealBAE Systems has agreed to sell 24 Typhoon fighter planes to Qatar as part of a 6 billion pound ($8 billion) deal with European defense contractors
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Ridge expects to leave Texas medical center before ChristmasSpokesman: Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge expects to leave Texas medical facility in time to be home for Christmas in Maryland
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Maine GOP senator says Roy Moore was never fit for US SenateMaine's Republican US senator says Alabama politician Roy Moore was unfit to serve in the Senate even before sexual-misconduct allegations against him came to light
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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