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CHICAGO (AP) — The fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy slain while delivering newspapers with his stepfather to earn money to buy presents may have been the result of mistaken identity and rooted in an ongoing gang war that didn't involve him, Chicago police said Monday during a news conference in a city where gun violence this year has left nearly 600 people dead.
The standard Medicare Part B monthly premium will be $134 in 2018, the same amount as in 2017. Here's a look at how much you can expect to pay for Medicare Part B premiums in 2018. Medicare Part B payments are prevented by law from reducing Social Security payments by Social Security's "hold harmless" provision.
Before she had her first baby two years ago, Stephanie, 36, was hellbent on following the breastfeeding guidelines prescribed by major public health organizations to the letter: Her son would get nothing but breast milk for the first six months and she would continue to breastfeed him for at least a year.
Myanmar's army said on Monday that security forces have discovered a mass grave on the edge of a village in Rakhine State, and have launched an investigation. A violent crackdown by the security forces in response to attacks by militants in the state has caused around 650,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh in recent months. In a statement posted on the Facebook page of the military's commander-in-chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, the army said the unidentified bodies had been found at the cemetery in the village of Inn Din, about 50 km (30 miles) north of state capital Sittwe.
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Trump judicial nominee Matthew Petersen pulls out after struggling to answer basic questions
Matthew Petersen, a nominee to the federal judiciary, has withdrawn from consideration days after a video clip showed him unable to answer basic questions about legal procedure, the White House confirmed Monday. Petersen, nominated for a seat on the U ...
Trump judicial nominee Matthew Petersen withdraws after viral hearing video
Trump judicial nominee withdraws after humiliating hearing
Court nominee Matthew Petersen withdraws after 'two worst minutes' on TV and viral video
RAF Mildenhall: Shots fired in security alert at US Suffolk airbase
A man has been arrested after driving through a checkpoint and getting close to an aircraft at a base in Suffolk used by the US Air Force. Shots were fired by US personnel before the 44-year-old British man was overcome by staff at RAF Mildenhall. The ...
British air base on security alert after checkpoint incident, but terrorism not suspected
US Military Fires Upon Intruder at Air Base in Britain
Shots Fired in 'Disturbance' at UK Base Used by US Air Force
New York Times
Trump's Nation Security Plan Warns of 'Great Power Competition' With Russia and China
New York Times
President Trump is expected to address the expanding influence of China and Russia, and the importance of an "America First" security agenda.Published On Dec. 18, 2017 CreditImage by Doug Mills/The New York Times. By David E. Sanger and Mark Landler ...
Trump: US can't guard its interests abroad if it doesn't 'protect prosperity at home'
Trump sets out national security strategy of 'principled realism' and global competition
Trump's new strategy: Russia is an actual threat
Last-minute real estate perk in tax reform prompts blowback for Corker
President Trump, Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and other members of Congress with expansive real estate holdings were already primed to benefit from the tax overhaul bill nearing approval. Late last week it got even better. On Friday, lawmakers added a ...
How Republicans' Tax Promises Stack Up to Their Actual Plan
Tax Bill Seen as a Giveaway to the Rich
Cost of GOP tax plan could exceed $2 trillion
Multiple fatalities reported after Amtrak train derails in Washington state, spilling onto busy highway
Several people were killed and scores more injured when an Amtrak train on its inaugural trip on a new route derailed south of Seattle on Monday morning while crossing a bridge above a busy highway, authorities said. Officials said at least 13 cars ...
Amtrak train derailment: Deaths reported in Washington state crash
Amtrak train that crashed was on first run
'Multiple fatalities' after Amtrak train derails in Washington state
New York Times
Puerto Rico Orders Review and Recount of Hurricane Deaths
New York Times
Facing mounting evidence that Puerto Rico has vastly undercounted the number of people who died because of Hurricane Maria, Gov. Ricardo A. Rosselló ordered on Monday that every death on the island since the calamitous storm be reviewed. Officials will ...
Puerto Rico governor orders recount of hurricane death toll
Puerto Rico governor will campaign against supporters of GOP tax bill
Puerto Rico's Governor Has Ordered A Recount To Find Out How Many People Really Died In The Hurricane
In Middle East, Pence must address realities of Iranian encroachment
Israelis eagerly await American Vice President Mike Pence · Michael (Mike) Richard PencePence allies worried he'll be called to answer questions from Mueller: report Trump thought it was 'low class' for Pence to bring pets to VP residence: report Pence ...
The Latest: Turkey joins criticism of US veto on Jerusalem
US Vetoes UN Security Council Resolution Voiding Trump's Jerusalem Move
US Vetoes UN Resolution Condemning Move on Jerusalem
Federal appeals judge announces immediate retirement amid probe of sexual misconduct allegations
Alex Kozinski, the powerful judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit who was facing a judicial investigation over allegations that he subjected 15 women to inappropriate sexual behavior, announced Monday that he would retire effective ...
Federal Judge Kozinski Retires Following Sexual Harassment Allegations
9th Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski steps down after accusations of sexual misconduct
US judge steps down after accusations of sexual misconduct
The Boston Globe
Boston resident recalls 'chaos' in Atlanta airport
The Boston Globe
Arielle Gray, 26, was among the thousands of travelers affected by the power outage at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Sunday, and described the scene at the airport as “chaos.” “I don't think they were prepared for something of ...
Power outage paralyzes world's busiest airport, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson
Trump predicts exoneration in Russia investigation as allies fear a 'meltdown'
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump is privately striking a less agitated tone on the Russia investigation, sources say, even insisting he'll soon be cleared in writing. But his new approach has some allies worried he's not taking the threat of the ...
Trump says he won't fire Mueller, as campaign to discredit Russia probe heats up
The Hill's 12:30 Report
Alan Dershowitz: Trump doesn't need to fire Mueller - here's why