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Veterans of Foreign Wars slams commutation for Manning
The Hill
A veterans group slammed the Obama administration's decision to commute the sentences of two military prisoners and to pardon a retired general officer. “President Obama has upended the entire military justice system,” said Veterans of Foreign Wars ...
Commuting Chelsea Manning's Sentence Makes Sense. Pardoning Edward Snowden Doesn't.Slate Magazine
Obama's grave misstep: Commuting Manning's sentenceWashington Post (blog)
Pentagon recommended against Manning commutation, official saysFox News
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New York Times

Earth Sets a Temperature Record for the Third Straight Year
New York Times
Ice in the Arctic Ocean's Chukchi Sea region. “What's going on in the Arctic is really very impressive; this year was ridiculously off the chart,” said Gavin A. Schmidt, head of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies. Credit Esther Horvath. Marking ...
Scientists react to Earth's warmest year: 'We are heading into a new unknown'Washington Post
The last time the Earth was this warm was 125000 years agoUSA TODAY
2016 Was The Hottest Year On RecordHuffington Post
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New York Times

Price: 'Nobody's Interested in Pulling the Rug Out' on Health Coverage
New York Times
Right Now Four hearings for President-elect Donald J. Trump's cabinet nominees are underway in Washington, including two of the most contentious choices. □ Representative Tom Price of Georgia, the nominee for health and human services secretary, said ...
Key moments from Price's first confirmation hearingPolitico
HHS nominee Tom Price says financial dealings were legalCNN
Just how much trouble is Tom Price in?Washington Post (blog)
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Washington Post

Six astonishing things Betsy DeVos said — and refused to say — at her confirmation hearing
Washington Post
At her contentious confirmation hearing as Donald Trump's nominee to be education secretary on Tuesday, Betsy DeVos was asked a question by Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) about an important education debate involving how student progress should be ...
Betsy DeVos's Education Hearing Erupts Into Partisan DebateNew York Times
DeVos dodges toughest questions about public school plansPolitico
Betsy DeVos Tried to Sound Like a Moderate on Education—and Showed That She's Either Underprepared or a ZealotSlate Magazine
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Washington Post

EPA's main antagonist appears on Capitol Hill for confirmation hearing
Washington Post
Scott Pruitt, the Oklahoma attorney general who has spent years battling the Environmental Protection Agency, on Wednesday ran into a litany of questions about his fitness to run the agency given his litigious history, his views on climate change and ...
Trump's EPA pick: Human impact on climate change needs more debateCNN
EPA has history of lawlessness — Trump's pick Scott Pruitt will bring orderThe Hill (blog)
EPA nominee Scott Pruitt says agency that Trump called a 'disgrace' is vitalUSA TODAY
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Washington Post

Here's what you need to know about attending the inauguration
Washington Post
The inauguration is fast approaching, and D.C. is transforming to accommodate the estimated 1 million attendees and protesters expected to descend on the city this week. The new president will be sworn in at noon on Friday and there are countless ...
Obama approval hits 60% as end of term approachesCNN
Trump: 'We Have the Biggest Celebrities in the World' Coming to InaugurationBillboard
60 Democratic Congress Members Planning to Skip InaugurationABC News
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George HW Bush Hospitalized for 'Shortness of Breath'
Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized as a precaution after experiencing "shortness of breath," his office confirmed early Wednesday. Earlier, local media quoted his chief of staff as saying the 41st president was expected to go home ...
George H.W Bush taken to Houston hospital with shortness of breathWLS-TV
George HW Bush hospitalized since Saturday, spokesman saysCNN
Ex-president George H.W. Bush recovering in hospital after breathing problemsYahoo News
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Yahoo News

Goldman Sachs, Citigroup earnings confirm Trump effect on banks
Yahoo News
New York (AFP) - Goldman Sachs and Citigroup closed earnings season on a good note Wednesday, as major US banks saw profits boosted by the election victory of Donald Trump, who promised to dismantle financial regulations. Goldman announced 2016 ...
Goldman Sachs blows away analyst expectations on strong fixed-income tradingBusiness Insider
From Occupy Wall Street To Occupy White House: The Resurrection of Goldman SachsHuffington Post
Goldman, Citi Beat Estimates as Trading Buoys Wall StreetBloomberg
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In last major speech, Vice President Biden warns against Russia
Yahoo News
Vice President Joe Biden – known to his fans as "Uncle Joe" – delivered his last major speech before leaving office on Wednesday, urging the incoming Trump administration to stand up to Russia. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, ...
Joe Biden Says Russia Will Try to Interfere in 2017 European ElectionsU.S. News & World Report
Biden to Davos: Top 1% 'not carrying their weight'BBC News
Biden Lashes Out at Trump Over Comments on NATOWall Street Journal
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Washington Post

Pressure mounts on GOP for post-Obamacare plan following CBO report
Washington Post
A new analysis that at least 18 million people could lose health insurance in the first year if Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act without replacing it intensified the battle this week over the landmark health-care law as President-elect Donald ...
Business euphoria over Trump gives way to caution, confusionReuters
Tom Price's Last Known Plan to Replace 'Obamacare'ABC News
Trump and the GOP Are Hell-Bent on Making America Sick
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