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8.8 million Americans face big tax hike if Republicans scrap the medical deduction

Joe Biden promotes book in Minneapolis about son's death

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs at the Palmer House Hilton, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 in Chicago.

The former vice president took a few jabs at the current Russia-related investigation into the Trump administration.

The Latest: RNC official quits over group's support of Moore

The Latest on the Alabama Senate race (all times local):

Walker to sign bill lifting mining moratorium

Republican Gov. Scott Walker is set to sign a bill lifting Wisconsin's moratorium on gold and silver mining.

Supreme Court won't hear dispute involving NC TV network

A lawsuit against a North Carolina city for allegedly discriminating against an African-American-owned television network will go forward after the Supreme Court declined to get involved in the case.

Supreme Court declines gay rights work discrimination case

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a lower court ruling that a federal employment discrimination law doesn't protect a person against discrimination based on their sexual orientation.

DA: Fatal shooting of trooper killing suspect was justified

A district attorney says state police acted properly a year ago when they shot and killed a man they suspected of murdering a state trooper in a rural area of central Pennsylvania.


Tevlin: Sexual harassment purge turns 'Giant of Senate' Al Franken into a ghost
Jon Tevlin

The Giant of the Senate, as Franken jokingly referred to himself in his latest book, is now the Ghost of the Senate.

Sexual harassment shielded by secrecy at Minnesota Capitol

The sexual harassment scandal has brought new attention to the different disclosure practices that apply to Minnesota institutions.


Final push for Moore and Jones in Alabama Senate race

Alabama Democrats see Tuesday's special Senate election as a chance to renounce a history littered with politicians whose race-baiting, bombast and other baggage have long soiled the state's reputation beyond its borders.


The Latest: Police identify bombing suspect as Akayed Ullah

The Latest on the explosion in Manhattan in an underground passageway (all times local):


Minn. medtech industry voices frustration with tax reform

As the U.S. Senate and House resolve different plans to cut taxes for American corporations and businesses, the repeal of the medical device tax is missing from the discussion.


President Trump records robocall for Roy Moore

Alabama voters are getting a recorded phone call of President Donald Trump saying he needs Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate. The recording includes Trump saying progress on his agenda will be "stopped cold" Democrat Doug Jones is elected.


Not Real News: Alabama Senate race spurs false reports

As Alabama's high-profile Senate race heads toward a Tuesday vote, supporters and opponents of GOP candidate Roy Moore are bending the truth — or shattering it to pieces — in the campaign's final stretch.


CBS' O'Donnell reports on sexual misconduct at Air Force

One reason for the steeliness in Norah O'Donnell's demeanor the morning after the sexual misconduct accusations against former "CBS This Morning" co-anchor Charlie Rose were revealed became apparent on Monday.


Mayor: All Chicago patrol officers now have body cameras

The Chicago Police Department says all patrol officers are now equipped with body cameras.


Ex-Gov. Carlson says Franken should stay in Senate, for now

Former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson came to Sen. Al Franken's defense Sunday when he posted a commentary to his blog that said he is "deeply troubled by the resignation of Al Franken and the complete absence of anything resembling due process."


Michigan panel to discuss future of underwater oil pipelines

A government panel is scheduled for a briefing on a recent agreement between Michigan officials and the company that operates twin oil pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac.


Will misconduct scandals make men wary of women at work?

Some women, and men, worry the same climate that's emboldening women to speak up about sexual misconduct could backfire by making some men wary of female colleagues.