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House Democrats' new leader Jeffries vows not to 'go off the cliff' on debt ceiling

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries insists the looming debt ceiling crisis will be resolved without his party submitting to demands by Republicans who want to tie government spending cuts to a debt limit hike.

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Utah's solution to ski traffic snarl? Build the world's longest gondola

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Her ancestors survived the Holocaust. She returns to Germany to reclaim her identity

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Hakeem Jeffries says Democrats won't pay a 'ransom note' to GOP over debt ceiling

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When is it OK to make germs worse in a lab? It's a more relevant question than ever

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There's no way to prepare for the Tyre Nichols video, a Memphis pastor says

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