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'Shattered' authors: Bill Clinton pushed for different tone in Hillary's campaign

The authors describe how the campaign ignored the advice of President Bill Clinton to reach out to communities that weren't already on board with her policies.
Hillary Clinton
Apr 24

The Note: Mad dash to day 100

How do you add drama to a shutdown showdown? You complicate it if you’re the Trump team.
The Note
1h ago

US astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks American spaceflight record

Whitson broke the record for the most cumulative time in space by an American astronaut, streaking past the 534-day record held by Jeff Williams.
Apr 24

Woman says she was burned after her Fitbit exploded

"I was literally just sitting and reading when my Fitbit exploded," Dina Mitchell said.
Apr 24

Obama to deliver his first post-presidency speech

Obama will speak today to young community leaders and organizers at the University of Chicago, where his presidential library is planned.
Barack Obama
Apr 23