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Senators: Kushner Didn't Disclose Emails On WikiLeaks, 'Russian Overture'

Senior White House adviser and son-in-law to the president Jared Kushner failed to hand over to Senate investigators emails concerning contacts with WikiLeaks and a "Russian backdoor overture," according to a letter sent by two senior lawmakers. The letter, released Thursday by Sen. Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and its ranking Democrat, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, says Kushner failed to turn over "September 2016 email communications to Mr. Kushner concerning...

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Tucked into a small side street in the Changping District just north of Beijing, a school stands out in bright, childlike colors — orange and green. Cheerful music plays between classes as students stream into the courtyard to play.

Without CEO Panels, Is Trump Administration Missing Their Views?

Nov 16, 2017

When campaigning for the presidency, Donald Trump touted his business experience, saying he would be able to relate to other executives and negotiate with them.

But then three months ago, he abruptly disbanded his business advisory councils — via Twitter — after several CEOs resigned in the aftermath of his comments on race-related violence in Charlottesville, Va.

So as Trump considers big changes in trade and tax policy now, how is he getting input from CEOs?

The administration told NPR it gets guidance on an informal "issue by issue basis" from CEOs.

The Ohio Senate has approved a measure banning abortions based on a diagnosis of Down Syndrome.

No injuries are reported out of a two-alarm fire early this morning at a west side apartment complex.

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Operators of the planned John Glenn Astronomy Park in Hocking Hills say the facility will open next Spring.

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A Republican State Representative says he is ending his campaign for the 16th Congressional District seat.

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A Franklin County jury has convicted the Columbus man in the death of a woman whose body was found after a town house fire that authorities say apparently was set to cover up her murder.

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The Justice Department says a Dublin-based corporation has paid a record 75 million dollars to settle lawsuits stemming from alleged false claims about hospice patients.

Two former Rolls Royce executives, a former Rolls Royce employee and two others have been charged in Columbus as part of a global bribery scheme that involved a former subsidiary in Mount Vernon.

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther and officials with the Columbus Partnership say they are disappointed and frustrated with yesterday's meeting with Major League Soccer executives  to try and prevent the Crew SC from moving to Austin, Texas.

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As Climate Negotiators Debate Nations' Pledges, Scientists Worry It's Not Enough

Governments are wrapping up a meeting in Bonn, Germany, to figure out how to implement a global climate agreement. The conference has focused on the pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which nations made two years ago in Paris. But even as negotiators debate the details, scientists are warning that carbon dioxide levels are again on the rise, and the efforts in Paris may not be enough.

President Trump has vowed that the U.S. will pull out of the Paris deal. The final...

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3 Generations Of Actresses Reflect On Hollywood, Harassment — And Hitchcock

In 1963, Alfred Hitchcock had a huge amount of power in Hollywood. That's when he plucked actress Tippi Hedren from relative obscurity to star in his new movie, The Birds . It was a big break for Hedren. But she says that over the course of making that film — and another movie, Marnie — Hitchcock repeatedly harassed her. She writes in her memoir Tippi that he tormented her; he would drive by her house at all hours, stare at her, and send her baskets of food when he worried she was losing...

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