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World confused after Trump's first year

Top National News Headlines - January 19, 2018 - 6:49am
A year has passed and the lights are still on: we aren't speaking Russian, or at war with North Korea, or Iran. We've not started a self-defeating trade spat with China. And right-wing populists like Brexit pioneer Nigel Farage and France's Marine Le Pen are even less relevant than they were at the beginning of 2017.
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Female Trump voter: I'm embarrassed

Top National News Headlines - January 19, 2018 - 5:38am
Female voters debate President Trump's first year in office and the multiple allegations of past sexual harassment.
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8-year-old dies of flu despite flu shot

Top National News Headlines - January 19, 2018 - 5:21am
Eight-year-old Tyler Dannaway died from the flu in Arkansas despite having received a flu shot.
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Vladimir Putin takes dip in freezing water to mark Epiphany

Top National News Headlines - January 19, 2018 - 4:06am
Russian President Vladimir Putin stripped down to his bathing trunks in freezing temperatures Friday before immersing himself in icy waters to mark the feast of the Epiphany.
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Phelps: 'I am extremely thankful that I did not take my life'

Top National News Headlines - January 19, 2018 - 2:29am
Far from the familiar waters of an Olympic pool, swimmer Michael Phelps shared the story of his personal encounter with depression at a mental health conference in Chicago this week.
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Fight a cold by ... eating yogurt?

Top National News Headlines - January 19, 2018 - 1:08am
This winter, there's a good chance you might be looking for anything and everything to rid yourself of an annoying, lingering and sometimes debilitating cold.
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Why screwing up as a parent is good for your kids

Top National News Headlines - January 19, 2018 - 12:55am
Your parents messed up. They didn't mean to, but they did, somehow.
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Let's be honest about Aziz Ansari

Top National News Headlines - January 18, 2018 - 8:54pm
This week, an anonymous accuser's account of regretting what appears to be consensual oral sex with actor and comedian Aziz Ansari exploded into the media, with the words "sexual misconduct" splashed across television news, the internet and newspapers.
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Opinion: What's really behind this cynical showdown

Top National News Headlines - January 18, 2018 - 6:57pm
A federal government shutdown will be an expensive, demoralizing inconvenience felt all across the nation, not just in Washington. So why aren't legislators working overtime to arrive at a compromise?
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Will Trump start hitting the gym?

Top National News Headlines - January 18, 2018 - 6:44pm
He's the anti-exercise President, but will Trump follow doctor's orders and hit the gym? CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
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Trump and the limits of transactional politics

Top National News Headlines - January 18, 2018 - 6:16pm
On January 8, President Donald Trump sent out a tweet touting record and near-record low unemployment levels among African-Americans and Latinos/as. Later that day, he signed an executive order making the Martin Luther King Historic Site in Atlanta a national park. Around midday on January 11, he convened a working meeting of governors to talk about prison reform.
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Return of tactical nuclear weapons would send a dangerous signal

Top National News Headlines - January 18, 2018 - 4:58pm
President Trump traveled to the Pentagon on Thursday to discuss the National Defense Strategy, an unclassified version of which will be released Friday. Undoubtedly, key topics of discussion on the new strategy included the proliferation of nuclear weapons and missile technology, and the need for the protection of space assets essential to providing early warning in the event of a nuclear attack.
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Russian spy ship moving toward US

Top National News Headlines - January 18, 2018 - 3:45pm
US military officials are tracking a sophisticated Russian spy ship that appears to be moving toward the US. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
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Former NFLers call to end tackle football for kids

Top National News Headlines - January 18, 2018 - 2:42pm
Several former NFL players called Thursday for an end to tackle football for kids ages 13 and under.
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Trump's dealmaking mythology meets DC reality

Top National News Headlines - January 18, 2018 - 2:14pm
For his entire adult life, and with special vigor during the 2016 campaign, President Donald Trump has insisted on his skills as a master negotiator.
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Trump's first year: The report card

Top National News Headlines - January 18, 2018 - 1:21pm
It has been a crazy year in Washington. A new president came to town making big promises about how he would upend everything that was wrong with politics and assured his supporters that nothing could get in his way. So how did he do?
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SAG Awards get ready for #MeToo close-up

Top National News Headlines - January 18, 2018 - 12:24pm
Following a Golden Globes that made headlines with its Time's Up theme, the Screen Actors Guild is leaning into that discussion with its annual presentation Sunday. Yet with several more star-studded ceremonies to come, questions linger as to how well Hollywood's awards apparatus can juggle serving as a rallying point for that movement with its more prosaic, self-congratulatory business.
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