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FILE - This undated photo provided by the University of Maryland School of Medicine in March 2018 shows Dr. Robert Redfield Jr. The government is paying Redfield $375,000 a year to run the Atlanta-based CDC, U.S. officials confirmed in April 2018. (Tracey Brown/University of Maryland School of Medicine via AP)
CDC chief makes $375K, far exceeding his predecessors' payThe new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other recent past directors
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Vice President Mike Pence, center, speaks during a meeting with NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, Jeffrey DeWit, right, NASA's Chief Financial Officer and other NASA officials, Monday, April 23, 2018, at NASA Headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
New NASA boss gets 'hearty congratulations' from spaceNASA's new boss is already getting cheers from space
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Legislative hearing on aid-in-dying bill attracts big crowdsA legislative hearing on a proposal to authorize people with terminal illness to request life-ending medication from their physician has attracted hundreds of people on both sides of the contentious issue
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Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein departs the Supreme Court on Monday, April 23, 2018, in Washington, with his family, after arguing his first case before the court. He was defending the government's position in a case involving the prison sentence for a convicted drug dealer.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Rosenstein puts aside Russia probe to argue at Supreme CourtDeputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has taken some time off from overseeing the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election to argue his first case at the Supreme Court
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington, Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
US won't ease sanctions without action by NKorea on nukesThe White House says North Korea won't get relief from sanctions until it takes "concrete action" toward denuclearization
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Effort in Oregon county would ban enforcing gun control lawsSome residents of an Oregon county are asking voters to sign a petition that would put a measure on the ballot barring local officials from enforcing any gun control law
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In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Pompeo, faces serious opposition including a rare rebuke expected Monday, April 23, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee as all Democrats, and at least one Republican, have said they will oppose him. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
The Latest: McConnell looks forward to confirming PompeoSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he's looking forward to voting to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state
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Trillo says Starbucks pandered to 'far-left'
The Providence Journal, R.I.1 hour ago
FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices in Pruitt’s office was shoddy and wasn’t properly certified under U.S. government practices (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Lawmakers: EPA analysis said Pruitt bug sweep was inadequateNew internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices in EPA chief Scott Pruitt's office was shoddy
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Dems' chances may rest on flipping GOP strongholds in citiesImagining a Democrat being elected to Congress from some of Dallas' toniest areas isn't easy
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