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Two senior officials at the U.S. Government Publishing Office, based in Washington, D.C., betrayed "public trust" and eroded employee morale by hiring unqualified workers, including an official's son, the agency's Office of Inspector General said in an internal report. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Cronyism, 'Wasteful' Spending Accusations Roil Government Publishing Office

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Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks to reporters outside her home in Cambridge, Mass., on Dec. 31, after announcing plans to explore a campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Meredith Nierman/WGBH hide caption

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'We Can Win': Elizabeth Warren Outlines 2020 Presidential Bid

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House Democrats Form New 'Climate Crisis' Committee

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Greg McKelvey works as director of advocacy for a nonprofit. Courtesy of Greg McKelvey hide caption

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Stolen Calculators, A Search Warrant And 2 Varying Memories Of What Happened

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Fried bologna and eggs is one of the dishes included in The Cash And Carter Family Cookbook. Courtesy of Sara Broun hide caption

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You Can Eat Like Johnny Cash — Thanks To A Cookbook From Country Music's First Family

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Neighbors carry the coffin that contains the body of Jakelin Caal Maquin into her grandparents' home in San Antonio Secortez, Guatemala. The 7-year-old girl died while in the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol. Oliver de Ros/AP hide caption

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Pediatricians Voice Concerns About Care Following Two 'Needless' Migrant Deaths

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Even for conventional medical treatments that are covered under most health insurance policies, the large copays and high deductibles have left many Americans with big bills, says a health economist, who sees the rise in medical fundraisers as worrisome. Roy Scott/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Patients Are Turning To GoFundMe To Fill Health Insurance Gaps

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Just in time for New Year's Eve, Utah lowered its blood alcohol content limit to .05 percent for drunken driving. That means about half as many drinks for a lot of people. Philippe Turpin /Getty Images/Photononstop RF hide caption

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Utah First In The Nation To Lower Its DUI Limit To .05 Percent

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A firefighter battles the Woolsey Fire burning a home in Malibu, Calif. in November. Fire scientists are finding that homes most frequently burn from flying embers after the initial blaze has passed through. Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP hide caption

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How Houses Themselves Become Fuel For Wildfires

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Youth pastor Kyle Smith of First Assembly of God Paradise reads from the Bible on his phone because his copy of the book burned in the Camp Fire. His congregation is one of several now worshiping with congregations in Chico. Polly Stryker/KQED hide caption

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'Blessings Come In' As Churches Take In Refugee Congregations After The Camp Fire

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, one of President Trump's most important early advisers, is the latest to depart the administration. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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A Snake, A Sandwich And A Glass Eye: Teachers Share Memorable Gifts From Students

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In 2015, demonstrators in Washington, D.C., urged Supreme Court justices to save the Affordable Care Act from a legal challenge. The federal health law survived, but last week U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor ruled it invalid. An appeal of his controversial decision is underway. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Judge Who Invalidated Obamacare Has Been A 'Go-To Judge' For Republicans, Critics Say

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"There's a lot of memories here, some good, some bad," says Smith, while reflecting on his years working at the now defunct Solid Energy mine in Pike County. Rich-Joseph Facun for NPR hide caption

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An Epidemic Is Killing Thousands Of Coal Miners. Regulators Could Have Stopped It

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A Facebook posting, released by the House intelligence committee, for a group called "Secured Borders." It and others like it were created by Russian specialists posing as Americans. Jon Elswick/AP hide caption

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New Reports Detail Expansive Russia Disinformation Scheme Targeting U.S.

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