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Judge Rules In Favor Of CNN, Temporarily Restores Correspondent's Credential

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In the first legal battle between Trump and the news media, a federal judge sided with CNN and ordered the White House to immediately restore Jim Acosta's press pass.

Education Dept. Proposes Enhanced Protection For Students Accused Of Sexual Assault

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Among the significant changes is that schools can make it harder to prove allegations. Instead of only a "preponderance of the evidence" schools could now demand "clear and convincing evidence."

More Than 600 People Now Missing In California's Deadliest Fire

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The list of missing in Northern California's Camp Fire has ballooned to 631 from more than 100 late Wednesday. But that number may include people who escaped and don't know they're being searched for.

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Viva Las Vegas: Elvis, Adelson To Be Honored With Presidential Medal Of Freedom

President Trump is awarding the nation's highest civilian honor to seven people Friday, including Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth and GOP megadonor Miriam Adelson.

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Court Filing Suggests Prosecutors May Be Preparing Charges Against Julian Assange

The document, part of an unrelated case, notes it's important "to keep confidential the fact that Assange has been charged." The Justice Department says the WikiLeaks founder's name was used in error.

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After The Fire, The Town Of Paradise Lies In An Ashy Quiet

Mayor Jody Jones estimates 90 percent of the residential structures were destroyed in California's Camp Fire. Crews search for those who may have perished in neighborhoods now marked by silence.

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'I Found The Treasure When I Found You': 2 Veterans Rekindle Bond Forged By War

John Nordeen and Kay Lee lost touch after serving in the Vietnam War. They recall how, decades later, they reconnected. "John, we were so lucky," Lee said. "We survived Vietnam and we're still here."

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New Jersey Couple's GoFundMe Campaign To Help Homeless Man 'Was Predicated On A Lie'

Katelyn McClure, Mark D'Amico and Johnny Bobbitt Jr. were charged with second degree theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft by deception on Thursday. They could get 10 years in prison.

World | Nation

Pyongyang To Deport American Who Entered North Korea Illegally

The man, identified as Bruce Byron Lowrance, reportedly entered North Korea from China last month. His quick release is seen as a conciliatory gesture aimed at maintaining ties with Washington.

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Camp Fire Missing-Persons List Grows To More Than 300 Names

At least 56 people have died in the Camp Fire, which has destroyed entire neighborhoods and continues to burn. Meanwhile, Butte County says about 300 people are missing.

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Police In Many US Cities Fail To Track Murdered, Missing Indigenous Women

Seattle-based researchers examined the disappearances and murders of Native American women in 71 U.S. cities. They found information on 506 documented cases — and huge, troubling gaps in the data.

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Suzy Whaley, PGA's First Female President, On Bringing Inclusivity To Golf

Just 40 years ago, only men comprised PGA membership. But Suzy Whaley is used to breaking new ground in a male-dominated sport. "For me it's always been about wanting to play the game," she says.

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Buzz, Buzz: Bitter Tasters Like Coffee Better

A genetic analysis of samples taken from a large UK health database suggest that people who are more sensitive than their peers to the bitter taste of caffeine tend to drink more coffee — not less.