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FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Vapes

FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Vapes

By Mike Stobbe | Nov 19
In a major new effort to curb smoking, a top U.S. health official pledged Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars and tighten rules governing the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Misdirection on Calif Fires, Climate

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Misdirection on Calif Fires, Climate

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Nov 19
President Donald Trump is going too far in assigning most of the blame for California's devastating wildfires on the state's forest management.

Neighbors Wage Shadow Campaigns in New Hampshire for 2020

Neighbors Wage Shadow Campaigns in New Hampshire for 2020

By Steve Peoples | Nov 19
Even before they announce their White House intentions, New Hampshire's ambitious neighbors are in the midst of a shadow campaign to shape the nation's first presidential primary election of the 2020 season.

Men Convicted of Kansas Bomb Plot Try to Bar Somali Videos

Men Convicted of Kansas Bomb Plot Try to Bar Somali Videos

Nov 19
A federal judge is due to hear arguments about whether to allow victim impact statements from Somali immigrants at the sentencing hearing for three Kansas militia members convicted of plotting to bomb a mosque.

In Year of Democratic Hopes, GOP Comes Out on Top in Florida

In Year of Democratic Hopes, GOP Comes Out on Top in Florida

By Gary Fineout | Nov 19
This was the year Florida's Democrats spoke ambitiously of ending their 20-year journey in political exile in this battleground state. Instead, election results after a tense and bruising recount showed Republicans coming out on top.

Painting Found in Romania Studied As Possibly Stolen Picasso

Painting Found in Romania Studied As Possibly Stolen Picasso

Nov 18
Romanian prosecutors are investigating if a painting by Pablo Picasso that was snatched from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago has turned up in Romania.

NRA Sues to Block New Washington Gun Control Measure

NRA Sues to Block New Washington Gun Control Measure

By Gene Johnson | Nov 18
Gun rights groups including the National Rifle Association on Thursday sued to block a new, voter-approved gun control measure from taking effect in Washington state.

After Midterms Success, Democrats Develop 2020 Strategies

After Midterms Success, Democrats Develop 2020 Strategies

By Juana Summers | Nov 18
Speaking before a gathering of black leaders on Capitol Hill this week, Sen. Kamala Harris offered guidance on when Democrats should fight President Donald Trump and Republicans.

Case Reveals Shame, Trauma of Male Sex Trafficking Victims

Case Reveals Shame, Trauma of Male Sex Trafficking Victims

By Dave Collins | Nov 17
While both male and female trafficking victims suffer trauma and other psychological scars, data suggests men and boys are less likely to come forward and when they do they are more likely to have difficulties finding counseling and other services.

Regulators Close Maine's Shrimp Fishery for Next 3 Years

Regulators Close Maine's Shrimp Fishery for Next 3 Years

By David Sharp | Nov 17
Regulators voted Friday to close the Gulf of Maine winter shrimp season for another three years, raising fears that the fishery decimated by rising water temperatures may never bounce back.

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