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Harvey Weinstein 'Reaches $44 Million Deal' With Accusers

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Dozens of women accuse him of sexual misconduct. About $30 million would compensate alleged victims, former employees of Weinstein Co. and studio creditors, The Wall Street Journal reports.

American Man Dies Just After Achieving Dream Of Reaching Summit Of Mount Everest

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Donald Lynn Cash of Utah achieved his goal of climbing the highest peaks on all seven continents. A traffic jam on Mount Everest may have impeded efforts to carry him down the mountain before he died.

Survivor Of Deadly 1983 Beirut Bombing: 'We Don't Talk About It Much'

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Navy hospital corpsman James Edward Brown wasn't far from U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut in 1983 that were the target of a terrorist attack. At StoryCorps, Brown remembers what he saw that day.

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Election | Nation

Julián Castro Wants To Redefine Which Immigrants Have 'Merit'

The Democratic presidential candidate wants to decriminalize border crossing and argues that President Trump's proposed "merit-based" immigration system "says that only certain people have merit."

Election | Nation

Senate Reaches $19 Billion Deal For Disaster Aid Without Border Wall Funding

The deal does not include any funding for any border-related programs, which had been sought by the White House. But Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., said President Trump would sign the legislation.

Economy | Business | Nation

Former Inmates Are Getting Jobs As Employers Ignore Stigma In Bright Economy

People convicted of felonies often have difficulties getting hired. But many employers say they're suffering a labor shortage, and attitudes toward hiring people with criminal records are changing.

Election | World | Nation

U.S. Brings New Charges Against Julian Assange In War Logs, State Cables Case

A grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia returned a superseding indictment with 17 more charges against the founder of WikiLeaks in connection with leaks by Chelsea Manning.

Environment | Business | Nation | Energy

Finding New Opportunity For Old Coal-Fired Power Plant Sites

Coal-fired power plants keep closing and communities around the country must decide what to do with those sites. Pennsylvania has a plan, aiming to create new jobs where the old ones have been lost.

Food | Business | Nation

Protests Over Sexual Harassment At McDonald's Grow As Shareholders Meet

Protests against alleged sexual harassment of McDonald's employees are planned for 13 cities Thursday. And Democratic presidential hopefuls are targeting the company's shareholder meeting in Dallas.

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Southwest Washington Rep. Herrera Beutler Gives Birth To 3rd Child

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., gave birth to her third child Tuesday, a baby girl named Isana Mae Beutler.

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Oregon Governor Signs Bill To Track Info About Jail Inmates

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed legislation Wednesday that will require local and regional jails to provide the state with information about the people in their custody.  

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Global Aviation Regulators Meet To Consider Timetable For Boeing's 737 Max

Global aviation safety officials are meeting in Dallas to discuss how they will certify Boeing's 737 MAX as airworthy, and how soon the troubled plane can fly again.

Health | Nation

Disabled Woman Who Gave Birth At Care Facility May Have Been Impregnated Before

New medical documents filed on Wednesday say the woman was sexually assaulted multiple times. An exam after the birth of the child in December indicated she may have been pregnant before.