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Trump slashes at Obama's legacy, but risks his own

Top National News Headlines - September 21, 2017 - 2:27am
Republicans for years failed to gut the legacy of their nemesis Barack Obama: Now they can do so within a matter of days.
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Internet roasts Trump for speech gaffe

Top National News Headlines - September 21, 2017 - 1:49am
President Trump slipped up on the pronunciation of an African country. CNN's Anderson Cooper puts "Nambia" on the Ridiculist.
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Obama slams Senate GOP health care proposal

Top National News Headlines - September 20, 2017 - 11:55pm
Former President Barack Obama said Wednesday there are no practical benefits to a bill Republicans are considering to replace the Affordable Care Act.
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Actor impersonates millennials' behavior

Top National News Headlines - September 20, 2017 - 7:37pm
Actor Luke Wilson critiques millennials' airport etiquette, but applauds their ability to find an outlet anywhere.
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First look at island devastated by Maria

Top National News Headlines - September 20, 2017 - 7:08pm
CNN's Michael Holmes flies over the island of Dominica, which has been hit badly by Hurricane Maria.
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Why health care in the US is so expensive

Top National News Headlines - September 20, 2017 - 5:42pm
As Congress debates a new health care bill, Dr. Sanjay Gupta asks: Why is health care in the United States so expensive in the first place?
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What happens when gender roles are forced on kids

Top National News Headlines - September 20, 2017 - 3:39pm
A new study suggests that across countries and income levels boys and girls enter their teens ingrained with damaging gender stereotypes that could have lasting impacts.
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'I am in awe' at solidarity of Mexicans

Top National News Headlines - September 20, 2017 - 2:21pm
When the earthquake struck, I was working in a bookshop café in Roma Norte, a bustling neighborhood in Mexico City. As I tried to exit the building, books came flying past me. I have been in earthquakes in Mexico before -- but this felt very different. It was stronger and more violent. The ground swayed for a long time after the heavy shaking stopped.
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How not to run for president (while probably running for president)

Top National News Headlines - September 20, 2017 - 2:17pm
Although Donald Trump has already launched is re-election campaign, only one Democrat so far -- Maryland Rep. John Delaney -- has thrown his hat in the 2020 ring. The vast majority of presidential prospects have remained coy about their plans -- but few have explicitly ruled out a White House bid.
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Silence falls as crowds listen for signs of life

Top National News Headlines - September 20, 2017 - 2:17pm
Crews and bystanders begin recovery efforts after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit 75 miles southeast of Mexico City.
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Opinion: Our tourist playgrounds need help

Top National News Headlines - September 20, 2017 - 11:50am
As yet another hurricane descends into the Caribbean, vulnerable and often tourism-dependent nations are again being badly battered. Wednesday morning, Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico with 155-mph winds after devastating Dominica and other islands. After the physical impact, it will take years to rebuild; the long-term economic consequences will be even more devastating, if less obvious to the casual observer. As the destruction unfolds, the United States has a responsibility to help.
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This is Mexico City before the quake and after

Top National News Headlines - September 20, 2017 - 11:26am
Tuesday's 7.1-magnitude quake has killed at least 225 people in central Mexico and turned dozens of buildings into dust and debris. The temblor rattled the country's capital, Mexico City, and came exactly 32 years after a devastating quake killed an estimated 9,500 people in and around the city in 1985.
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See tense moments from Senate floor

Top National News Headlines - September 20, 2017 - 10:55am
CNN's Brooke Baldwin analyzes moments on the Senate floor amid tension from the proposed Graham-Cassidy health care bill.
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Resilience and silver linings after a disaster

Top National News Headlines - September 20, 2017 - 9:54am
The torrential rains may have ended, yet many people in Texas, Florida and the Caribbean continue to feel the impact of hurricanes Harvey and Irma in unseen, dramatic ways.
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Ivanka opens up about postpartum depression

Top National News Headlines - September 20, 2017 - 9:54am
Ivanka Trump spoke candidly with Dr. Mehmet Oz about experiencing postpartum depression after giving birth to her three children.
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'Battle of the Sexes' is easier to like than love

Top National News Headlines - September 20, 2017 - 9:50am
"Battle of the Sexes" is an easy movie to like, but with apologies to its tennis backdrop, not quite love. Deftly recreating the Billie Jean King-Bobby Riggs match with Emma Stone and Steve Carell perfectly inhabiting the key roles, the power of the story carries the day, overcoming places where this slight film exhibits as much finesse as an overhead smash.
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