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Nikki Haley makes final address to U.N. Security Council
Nikki Haley has delivered her final address to the U.N. Security Council. She spoke directly about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and urged other nations to take action.
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Why Adoption May Be Easier for Gay Men
This post is part of Outward, Slate’s home for coverage of LGBTQ life, thought, and culture. Read more here.
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Episode #1901
Latino USA's traditional episode for the new year is a remix of our favorite music pieces of 2018.
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Eight states are on track to have their rainiest year on record
For many in the eastern half of the United States, rain boots, rain jackets and umbrellas have been in regular wardrobe rotation this year.
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UPDATE 2-U.S. FDA panel backs prescribing opioid overdose reversal drug along with painkillers
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday recommended prescribing the opioid overdose reversal drug, naloxone, along with addictive painkilllers.
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Man City beat Leicester on penalties to reach semi-final
Holders Manchester City edge through to the Carabao Cup semi-finals by beating Leicester City 3-1 on penalties after a 1-1 draw.
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Judge gets frank with Flynn: 'You sold your country out'
Also on Tuesday: The Trump Foundation folds and Christmas decorations tear us apart.        
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Katie Holmes through the years
The actress turns 40 today.
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Mane attraction at Philly museum is collection of presidential hair
Collector, Robert Peck, couldn’t believe whose hair he’d rescued from the trash.
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Kyle Thompson among 5 golfers to visit troops in Africa
Golf notes: Kyle Thompson among 5 to visit troops in Africa; Ian Poulter among 13 added to Masters through ranking        
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FedEx cuts 2019 view on European softness, global trade concerns
U.S. package delivery company FedEx Corp on Tuesday lowered its 2019 forecast, citing weakness in Europe and signs that global trade is faltering, sending its shares down 4.4 percent in after-hours trade.
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S&P flat as government shutdown threat, Fed decision loom
The benchmark S&P 500 stock index ended little changed in a choppy trading session on Tuesday as the possibility of a partial U.S. government shutdown raised investor jitters ahead of a highly anticipated meeting of the Federal Reserve.
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Miss Spain is first transgender woman to compete in Miss Universe pageant
As Spain’s representative this year, Angela Ponce has become the first transgender woman to compete in the Miss Universe pageant. "Today I am here, proudly representing my nation, all women and human rights,” she said.
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Manny Machado would be the splash Yankees don’t come back from
More than just deciding about whether to import one of the game’s great player, the Yankees will be deciding their very identity with the decision of whether to relentlessly pursue Manny Machado. Even last offseason, in trading for Giancarlo Stanton — owner of the largest contract in MLB history — the Yankees crafted a deal...
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AP Analysis: Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed
Associated Press reporter Eric Tucker describes the scene during the sentencing hearing Tuesday for Michael Flynn, where a federal judge abruptly postponed the sentencing, and the judge accused Flynn of selling out his country. (Dec. 18)        
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Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova list Miami mansion
The couple purchased the property in 2015 for $1.8 million and then embarked on a major renovation.
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Stocks dip ahead of Fed news; oil prices drop
Global equity markets dipped on Tuesday as nervous investors awaited indications whether the Federal Reserve will be able to raise interest rates much further amid turbulent markets and a weakening outlook for the global economy.
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Dax Shepard defends decision to tell daughter Santa isn't real
The actor said on his podcast that his daughter, 5, was suspicious of Santa's authenticity. He grew tired of making her ignore her "critical thinking."        
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Aberdeen near Premiership summit after Dundee rout
Sam Cosgrove and Andrew Considine both score twice as Aberdeen moved within a point of the Scottish Premiership summit after obliterating Dundee.
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Stock Markets Are Wild, but Bond Markets Can Be Dangerous
The sell-off in stocks isn’t the only ominous economic sign emanating from financial markets. The bond markets, much more closely linked to the actual economy, are also flashing a warning.
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Now we’ve seen it all, dog does CPR
Get you a dog that can save your life…or at least look super cute trying.        
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Vet Pete Davidson mocked on ‘SNL’ reached out to him after Instagram post
"I talked to him personally," explained Dan Crenshaw.
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Police detective demoted after dropping his retired K-9 at an animal shelter
Ringo, a 10-year-old yellow Labrador retriever, was 'thought to be living with his handler' but his initial trainer found out he was in a shelter.        
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Stars pay tribute to Penny Marshall
The "Laverne & Shirley" star and successful director died at her Hollywood Hills home from diabetes-related complications
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Michael Flynn’s Rough Day in Court Showed Political Arguments Aren’t Working With Judges
Just days after Donald Trump’s inauguration, the deputy director of the FBI called Michael Flynn, the new national security advisor, on a secure line. After chatting about a recent training, Flynn suggested the FBI send over some agents to talk with him about his conversations with the Russians during the presidential transition. What happened next…
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Uber gets approval from Pennsylvania to resume self-driving testing
Uber Technologies Inc received approval from Pennsylvania to resume self-driving car testing on public roads this week, state records show.
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Trump Administration Report on School Safety Plays Down Role of Guns
The report instead focused on rescinding Obama-era disciplinary policies, improving mental health services and training school personnel in the use of firearms.
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Chris Park leaving job as an MLB EVP for esports company
Chris Park is leaving his job as an executive vice president in the baseball commissioner's office at the end of the month to become chief executive officer of Gen.G, an esports company        
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China embarks on second round of soy buying post Trump-Xi truce
Chinese importers returned to the U.S. soy market on Tuesday for their second round of purchases since the two countries agreed to a truce in their trade war, four traders with knowledge of the deals and the U.S. Soybean Export Council said.
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The Top 10 Science Papers of 2018 Are an Apocalyptic Nightmare
It’s Top 10 season at Slate, with all the usual enumerations. We’ve got lists of the year’s 10 best books, 10 best jazz albums, 10 best TV shows, 10 best movies, 10 best albums that might or might not be jazz, and so forth. Today, I’d like to call attention to a different sort of list, a profoundly disturbing and depressing one. I mean, of course, it’s time to look at the top 10 scientific papers of 2018.
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Every 'Transformers' movie (including 'Bumblebee'), definitively ranked
We rank every 'Transformer' movie, even 'Bumblebee.' But there's not much more here than meets the eye: Most are big-budget garbage fires.        
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Singer-songwriter Anca Pop dies in Danube River car crash
BUCHAREST, Romania — Anca Pop, a Romanian-Canadian singer-songwriter, has died after her car plunged into the Danube River. She was 34. Emergency authorities identified her body after divers found her car late Monday in southwestern Romania. Her sister alerted police after she failed to arrive at the family home Sunday evening. Police said Tuesday they...
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Trump asked cabinet to look for border wall funding
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday that President Trump has asked his cabinet secretaries to scour their budgets and look for funding that could be redirected to his oft-touted but still-unbuilt border wall. “We’re looking at the other options,” Sanders told reporters. “The president’s asked every agency to look and see if...
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Stocks stanch the bleeding ahead of key Fed decision
Investors looking for signs that Federal Reserve officials may slow their push to hike interest rates
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José Mourinho just the latest casualty in Ed Woodward’s failing regime | Daniel Taylor
Manager did not help himself but the man in charge, the owners and the players at Manchester United have to share the blameIf you ever needed to know what a mess Manchester United have made of replacing Sir Alex Ferguson, perhaps we can start with the tragicomedy that there are still 194 days before the six-year contract handed to David Moyes was supposed to lapse. Moyes lasted nine months and, in the process, seemed to age 10 years.Louis van Gaal gave Old Trafford two seasons of drift. And now José Mourinho is history, too – with his lip curled, his bank account swelled by a reputed £15m in severance pay and a very public decline in which he demonstrated that the higher a man climbs the more you see of his backside. Continue reading...
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California surfers brave death in big waves and social media shows off the madness
California surfers braved a high surf despite advisories from the National Weather Service.        
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WH says Flynn was ambushed in FBI interview
The White House says it is not backing down from its criticism of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's interview of Mike Flynn, the former Trump national security adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to the law enforcement agency. (Dec. 18)        
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Penny Marshall left behind a 'Big' legacy
Penny Marshall crammed a lot of creativity into a relatively concentrated period, from her iconic sitcom work to her transition into directing, producing an iconic TV show and a memorable string of movies.
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Chris Paul says teammate James Harden is the 'best offensive player' he's ever seen
Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul had some high praise for his teammate and reigning MVP James Harden after Monday night's win.        
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Addicted to Vaped Nicotine, Teenagers Have No Clear Path to Quitting
Parents, schools and public health experts struggle to find effective ways to help young people quit e-cigarettes. “There is no sound science yet.”
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Episode #1852
In this special holiday rebroadcast, Latino USA explores the special bond between Latinos and their grandparents
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Penny Marshall’s ex Rob Reiner praises her funny bone
"I was very lucky to have lived with her and her funnybone. I will miss her," Marshall's ex-husband wrote.
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MS-13 gang member gets 25 years for killing one of his own
A member of the bloodthirsty MS-13 gang was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison for his role in the 2016 murder of an upstart fellow gangbanger on Long Island. Elmer Lopez — who pleaded guilty in March to racketeering for being among several MS-13 thugs who slashed and stabbed Jose Pena for violating gang...
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How to Help Teenagers Quit Vaping
Though options are limited for now, they exist. For starters, parents should recognize that they are confronting an addiction to nicotine, which is hard to break.
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Tucker Carlson's show loses advertisers over immigration comments
While several are pulling ads, the biggest ones are so far sticking with the Fox News host, despite controversy
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Bill Clinton Was Impeached 20 Years Ago. Here’s How the Process Actually Works
The history behind the process—and how it actually works
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Mike Piazza’s wife bashes his Italian soccer debacle as ‘f–king hell’
Mrs. Piazza really hated Italy. The wife of former Mets great and Hall of Fame catcher Mike Piazza said her husband’s ambition of owning a soccer team was “his midlife crisis” in a lengthy feature with The Athletic that explored his failed brief reign as owner of Italian soccer team A.C. Reggiana 1919. “Who the...
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The winter solstice is Friday. Get ready for the longest night of the year.
The solstice occurs at the same instant everywhere on Earth. In the United States, it happens at 5:23 p.m. ET Friday.        
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