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The U.S. House of Representatives passed a landmark proposal that would give 2 million workers paid leave upon the birth or adoption of a child, in what worker advocates call a hard-won victory. Richard Sharrocks/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Workers Poised To Get 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave

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House Democrats Move Forward On Impeachment While Advancing Trade Deal

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Justice Department Watchdog Finds No Bias By The FBI In The Russia Investigation

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President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy meet in New York. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Why The Trump Decision To Delay Aid To Ukraine Is Under Scrutiny

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Uber received a total of 5,981 allegations of serious sexual assault in the U.S. in 2017 and 2018, according to a new report. The claims range from unwanted touching and kissing to rape. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Uber Received Nearly 6,000 U.S. Sexual Assault Claims In Past 2 Years

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The Trump administration has finalized a rule to limit food stamp benefits for single able-bodied adults who can't show that they work more than 20 hours a week, though legal challenges are possible. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Nearly 700,000 SNAP Recipients Could Lose Benefits Under New Trump Rule

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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., heads to a news conference on Tuesday. Mhari Shaw/NPR hide caption

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Rep. Adam Schiff: 'The Uncontested Facts Show This President Solicited A Bribe'

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Lev Parnas (left) exited federal court following his arraignment on Oct. 23 in New York City. He and associate Igor Fruman were back in court on Dec. 2. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Prosecutors: More Charges Possible In Case Of Giuliani Associates Parnas, Fruman

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Navy Will Allow 3 SEALs Implicated In War Crimes Case Keep Their Trident Pins

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Bill Of The Month: Extraction Of Doll Shoes In Girl's Nose Cost $2,659

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Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher Is Latest Example Of How Trump Hands Out Clemency

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Trump ally Sen. Lindsey Graham shared that White House officials are still holding out hope that the president may not get impeached by the House of Representatives. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Republican Senators, White House Map Out Impeachment Trial

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David Holmes, Fiona Hill Testify In Final Scheduled Day Of Impeachment Hearings

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Two correctional officers who were guarding Jeffrey Epstein's cell were charged by federal prosecutors on Tuesday with making false records and conspiracy. New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP hide caption

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Jeffrey Epstein's Prison Guards Are Indicted On Federal Charges

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Former Trump adviser Roger Stone leaves a Washington, D.C., courthouse Friday after being found guilty of obstructing a congressional investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Roger Stone, Political Operative And Trump Aide, Guilty In False-Statements Trial

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Key Officials Involved In Ukraine Detail What They Knew About White House Dealings

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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., answers questions regarding the public impeachment hearings set to begin on Wednesday. Schiff has been the face of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Mhari Shaw/NPR hide caption

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Rep. Adam Schiff: Trump's Potentially Impeachable Offenses Include Bribery

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In an interview with NPR about her new book, former Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said she made an effort to avoid "toxic" and "trashy" Washington — and that she'll campaign for President Trump in 2020. Above, she poses for a portrait at NPR studios in New York City on Nov. 8. Amr Alfiky for NPR hide caption

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Former U.N. Ambassador Haley: Trump Actions 'Not A Good Practice' But Not Impeachable

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Nearly two-dozen U.S. senators are calling on Kathleen Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, to investigate a loan servicer called the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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23 Senators Demand Investigation Into Mismanagement Of Student Loan Program

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Wildfires In Northern California Force Nearly 200,000 People To Evacuate

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At Chicago's McCormick Place, neuroscientists from around the world presented their work to colleagues. But some researchers were denied entry because of the Trump administration's travel ban. Rob Piercy/Allen Institute hide caption

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U.S. Travel Ban Disrupts The World's Largest Brain Science Meeting

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House Republicans Disrupt Closed-Door Session During Impeachment Inquiry Proceedings

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