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US man gets new lease on life after he receives heart from genetically-altered pig
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US man gets new lease on life after he receives heart from genetically-altered pig

The patient, at the Maryland hospital, is doing well three days after the highly experimental surgery; doctors say, though it’s too soon to know if it is a success

US homeowner burns down 10,000 square feet house while attempting to get rid of snakes
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US homeowner burns down 10,000 square feet house while attempting to get rid of snakes

In the photos, one can see the house being engulfed in flames and the rubble that was left after the fire was extinguished

In storm-ravaged Louisiana, Joe Biden walks amid devastation to reassure citizens
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In storm-ravaged Louisiana, Joe Biden walks amid devastation to reassure citizens

Less than a week after Hurricane Ida battered the Gulf Coast, President Joe Biden walked the streets of a hard-hit Louisiana neighborhood on Friday

US Election 2020 Maryland profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
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US Election 2020 Maryland profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Maryland is a Mid-Atlantic state that's defined by its abundant waterways and coastlines on the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean

Judge halts Donald Trump’s executive order allowing states to block refugees, says policy ‘flies in the face of Congressional intent’ of 1980 Act
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Judge halts Donald Trump’s executive order allowing states to block refugees, says policy ‘flies in the face of Congressional intent’ of 1980 Act

A federal judge on Wednesday halted President Donald Trump's executive order that gave state and local officials the ability to shut the door on refugees, and ignited a fierce debate in communities about how welcoming the United States should be

American Dirt: In Jeanine Cummins' new book, writing about the border crisis, hoping to break down walls
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American Dirt: In Jeanine Cummins' new book, writing about the border crisis, hoping to break down walls

As a nonimmigrant, Jeanine Cummins was reluctant at first to write an entire novel from the perspective of Mexican migrants, for fear of getting it wrong, or appearing to be opportunistically seizing on a humanitarian crisis.

Cokie Roberts dies at 75: US political journalist succumbs to complications from breast cancer
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Cokie Roberts dies at 75: US political journalist succumbs to complications from breast cancer

Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians and a pioneering journalist died on Tuesday of complications from breast cancer. She was 75.

Washington D.C. flood: Boats deployed to rescue stranded motorists; rainwater enters White House basement
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Washington D.C. flood: Boats deployed to rescue stranded motorists; rainwater enters White House basement

A slow-moving rainstorm Monday washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House's, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region

Powerful storms sweep through southern US, kill 8 people, including three children; dozens sustain injuries
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Powerful storms sweep through southern US, kill 8 people, including three children; dozens sustain injuries

Nearly 90,000 customers were without electricity in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Georgia in US as of midday Sunday

16 US states sue Donald Trump for declaring national emergency to fund border wall, claim move violates Constitution
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16 US states sue Donald Trump for declaring national emergency to fund border wall, claim move violates Constitution

Sixteen US states sued US president Donald Trump's administration on Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border with Mexico, saying the move violated the constitution.

Donald Trump shaken by Christine Blasey Ford testimony but happy with Brett Kavanaugh's 'powerful, riveting' pushback
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Donald Trump shaken by Christine Blasey Ford testimony but happy with Brett Kavanaugh's 'powerful, riveting' pushback

Glued to high-stakes testimony on his Supreme Court nominee, US president Donald Trump and his allies were shaken by Christine Blasey Ford's emotional appearance on Capitol Hill Thursday, but backed Judge Brett Kavanaugh's forceful pushback against the woman who accused him of sexual misconduct.

Another woman accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of engaging in 'highly inappropriate conduct'
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Another woman accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of engaging in 'highly inappropriate conduct'

Julie Swetnick said Brett Kavanaugh's claim of "innocence" and lack of sexual activity in high school was "absolutely false and a lie."

Maryland warehouse shooting: 4 dead, including suspect who came to work with a bad mood and a handgun
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Maryland warehouse shooting: 4 dead, including suspect who came to work with a bad mood and a handgun

An employee at a Rite Aid warehouse opened fire at work Thursday, killing three people before taking her own life, authorities said. Several other people were wounded.

Donald Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly target non-criminals, up 66 percent in the first 9 months of 2018
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Donald Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly target non-criminals, up 66 percent in the first 9 months of 2018

ICE arrests of noncriminals increased 66 percent in the first nine months of the 2018 fiscal year over the same period a year earlier. Arrests of convicts, meantime, rose nearly 2 percent. More noncriminals have also been deported. Among those expelled from the U.S. interior in fiscal 2017, there was a 174 percent increase from the previous year of those with no criminal convictions. Deportations of those with convictions rose nearly 13 percent over the same period.

Maryland shooting: 3 killed at Rite Aid distribution center, lone suspect in critical condition
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Maryland shooting: 3 killed at Rite Aid distribution center, lone suspect in critical condition

Three people were killed Thursday morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland, officials said. A law enforcement official with knowledge of the shooting stressed that the number of dead is based on preliminary information.

'Multiple victims' reported in Maryland shooting; FBI says it's an 'active shooter situation', initial reports of 5 shot, 3 dead
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'Multiple victims' reported in Maryland shooting; FBI says it's an 'active shooter situation', initial reports of 5 shot, 3 dead

Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation."

Donald Trump visits areas affected by Hurricane Florence, vows '100 percent' support for storm-battered Carolinas
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Donald Trump visits areas affected by Hurricane Florence, vows '100 percent' support for storm-battered Carolinas

Trump pledged federal assistance as the Carolinas begin the long recovery from a storm estimated to have caused billions of dollars in damage and left dozens dead.

Hurricane Florence continues to wrack havoc: Toll rises to 32, rescue efforts on to provide aid to stranded people
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Hurricane Florence continues to wrack havoc: Toll rises to 32, rescue efforts on to provide aid to stranded people

Flash flooding, triggered by Florence, was reported in most parts of North Carolina, northern South Carolina.

Hurricane Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, knocks out power to 500,000 homes, tears buildings apart
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Hurricane Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, knocks out power to 500,000 homes, tears buildings apart

Hurricane Florence lumbered ashore in North Carolina with howling 90 mph winds and terrifying storm surge early Friday, ripping apart buildings and knocking out power to a half-million homes and businesses as it settled in for what could be a long and extraordinarily destructive drenching.

Hurricane Florence batters Carolina coast with 105 mph winds; begins days of rain and wind on coast
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Hurricane Florence batters Carolina coast with 105 mph winds; begins days of rain and wind on coast

Hurricane Florence's leading edge battered the Carolina coast Thursday, bending trees and shooting frothy sea water over streets on the Outer Banks, as the hulking storm closed in with 105 mph (165 kph) winds for a drenching siege that could last all weekend.