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For art's sake: When funding the NEA is in jeopardy

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The battlelines are drawn in Washington over whether the federal government should be spending any money at all for art’s sake. The impact of the Trump administration’s proposed end to funding would be felt in communities large and small — perhaps particularly in the small — as Erin Moriarty reports …

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Cargo ship named for John Glenn docks at space station

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Two days after a Russian Soyuz spacecraft ferried two fresh crew members to the International Space Station, a commercial cargo ship loaded with some 7,600 pounds of supplies and equipment completed its own rendezvous early Saturday and was pulled in for berthing by the lab’s robot arm.   Launched Tuesday from …

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Sessions slams "sanctuary cities" during trip to the border

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned sanctuary cities Friday that “enough is enough,” hours after the Justice Department sent letters to nine sanctuary jurisdictions giving them until June 30 to justify why they are not in violation of federal law by forcing law enforcement to release criminal aliens.  The Justice Department …

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New details on teacher's arrest and teen's rescue

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SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — Sheriff’s officials in a rural northern California county said a teacher suspected of kidnapping his teen student spoke out to them as he was arrested Thursday morning. Tad Cummins pictured in a booking photo Siskiyou County Sheriff Tad Cummins, 50, and 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas were reported missing on …

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