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'I don't feel like I'm a threat anymore.' New HIV guidelines are changing lives.

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Last year, Chris Kimmenez and his wife asked their doctors a simple question. Could Chris, who has been HIV positive since 1989 but keeps the virus in check through medication, transmit it sexually to Paula? They were pretty sure they knew the answer. Married for more...


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Tommy Keene, power-pop songwriter and star of '80s Washington music scene, dies at 59

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Tommy Keene, a power-pop guitarist and singer whose wistful, warmly melodic rock songs placed him at the fore of Washington’s local music scene in the 1980s, when he seemed poised to reach a national audience that eluded him throughout his four-decade career, died Nov....


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ALABAMA-JONES

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Ensley Park Recreation Center was beginning to come to life. The song “Happy” and other upbeat tunes boomed through the loudspeakers. And a crowd was gathering for a chance to glimpse something rarely seen in conservative Alabama: a surging...


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President Trump tells Turkish president US will stop arming Kurds in Syria

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The Trump administration is preparing to stop supplying weapons to ethnic Kurdish fighters in Syria, the White House acknowledged Friday, a move reflecting renewed focus on furthering a political settlement to the civil war there and countering Iranian influence now...


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Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2017. There are 37 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 24, 1917, nine members of the Milwaukee police department and two civilians were killed when a bomb exploded inside a police station. (The suspicious-looking...


Business

Retailers work to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday

APTOPIX Holiday Shopping

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers worked hard to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday, offering in-person deals meant to counter the ease of shopping by phone on Amazon. A better economy and colder weather helped, to be sure. But stores have also tried to improve the store experience and offer better...


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The Latest: Macy's says it's fixed gift, credit card issue

APTOPIX Holiday Shopping Black Friday-5

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Black Friday (all times local): 6:30 p.m.: Macy’s says it has “fully resolved” problems on Black Friday related to its processing some gift and credit cards. The chain blamed the glitch on “overcapacity” that caused some transactions to take longer to process. It says...


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While eyes are on Russia, Attorney General Jeff Sessions dramatically reshapes the

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. For more than five hours, Attorney General Jeff Sessions sat in a hearing room on Capitol Hill this month, fending off inquiries on Washington’s two favorite topics: President Donald Trump and Russia. But legislators spent little time asking Sessions about the...


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Mueller probe appears to be prompting lobbyists to register as foreign agents

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump famously promised that, if elected president, he would “drain the swamp” - upending the culture in Washington that favors the well-connected. It is special counsel Robert S. Mueller III whose work seems to be sending shock waves through the...


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Young voters' turnout a GOP hurdle in Virginia

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. RICHMOND - As bad as the overall outcome of Virginia’s recent election was for Republicans, there was one facet of the vote that raises special alarm for the party’s future. That’s the performance of young voters, who came out in historic numbers and overwhelmingly...


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