Thai mourners pay last-minute respects to late king

BANGKOK (AP) — Tens of thousands of mourners have been rushing to Bangkok's Grand Palace to pay their respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, as a period of nearly a year for his body to lie in state ends ahead of his cremation on Oct. 26.

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Interior Whistleblower Quits, Lambastes Ryan Zinke's 'Resume Of Failure'

Joel Clement — a federal scientist who blew the whistle on the Trump administration, claiming he was reassigned for warning about the dangers of climate change to Alaska natives — has resigned from his post at the Interior Department.

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Interior Whistleblower Quits, Lambastes Ryan Zinke's 'Resume Of Failure'

The Supreme Court's Gerrymandering Case Is A Debate About Threats To American Democracy

Underneath the legalistic debate about standing, standards and statistical analysis during oral arguments in a landmark Wisconsin gerrymandering case at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, there was a deeper debate happening among the justices about guaranteeing confidence in the American democratic system.

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A Strong Earthquake off the South Coast Has Shaken Mexico City, Killing At Least Fifteen

A massive 8.1-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of southern Mexico, toppling houses in Chiapas state, causing at least fifteens deaths and setting off a tsunami warning.

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A Strong Earthquake off the South Coast Has Shaken Mexico City, Killing At Least Fifteen

Aerial photos of Hurricane Irma destruction

The islands of St. Martin and Barbuda were especially hard hit in the storm and officials there are continuing to assess the damage. Irma delivered massive destruction to St. Martin, and at least eight people were killed and 21 more injured on the small island, according to French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb. One person was also killed in Barbuda on Wednesday.

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Van plows into diners on Los Angeles sidewalk

The driver of a van that plowed into a group of people dining on a Los Angeles sidewalk, striking and injuring at least eight people, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of hit-and-run, authorities said. The vehicle knocked down a white picket fence that served as a barrier between diners and pedestrians on the sidewalk. “Everyone was eating, enjoying life and out of nowhere this van ran them over,â€� Courtney Crump …

Price: 'Our Job Is to Follow the Law' Including Obamacare

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price tells Chuck Todd that the White House must follow the current health rules as written, unless Congress passes a new law.

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Education Dept. official apologizes for comments on sexual assault

The Education Department’s top civil rights official has apologized for her characterization that 90 percent of campus sexual assault accusations investigated by the federal government under Title IX stem from drunken regret or the fallout of a broken romance.

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White House misspells word 'inaccurately' in video attacking CBO for being inaccurate

The White House has deleted and reissued a video that misspelled the word “inaccurately” in an attack on the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) for being inaccurate. The 45-second spot, which the White House issued via their YouTube channel, was meant to cast doubt on the independent agency’s health care projections. The White House quickly deleted the video and uploaded a version with the correct spelling.

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