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White House Communications Director Calls Chief Of Staff 'A Paranoiac' And Much Worse

Speaking to The New Yorker, Anthony Scaramucci seems to blame Reince Priebus for "leaks," notably a report about his financial disclosure forms that was based on what were actually public records. Scaramucci also reportedly attacked Steve Bannon, another top White House aide, in the conversation.

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'Up First' Podcast: GOP Health Care Efforts Are Dead — For Now

Three Republican senators, including John McCain, joined Democrats to vote against the latest Republican plan to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act.

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, seen here on the day he spoke to an anti-corruption commission at the Federal Judicial Academy in Islamabad last month, has been disqualified from office. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistan's High Court Ousts Prime Minister Sharif In Panama Papers Fallout

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's third term in power comes to a dramatic end after a corruption scandal that stemmed from his family's financial dealings.

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For Decades These Caregivers Helped Patients, Families Through Illness And Death

When the Rev. Noel Hickie and Marcia Hilton began working in hospice care, neither was sure they were cut out for the job. But they realized they could help families process grief and make things OK.

For Decades These Caregivers Helped Patients, Families Through Illness And Death

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets'

We discuss Luc Besson's big-budget, bonkers-bananapants would-be blockbuster Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, which looks unlikely to bust any blocks.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets'

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Hurricanes in 2012 and 2003 submerged parking lots and park benches, and flooded businesses along Annapolis' Dock Street. City planners estimate that, given the rise in sea level, by 2100 the flood from a once-in-a-hundred-year storm would be almost twice as high as it would be if such a storm hit today. Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Mapping Coastal Flood Risk Lags Behind Sea Level Rise

Federal maps help determine who on the coast must buy flood insurance, but many don't include the latest data. Maryland is now making its own flood maps so homeowners can see if they're at risk.

Mapping Coastal Flood Risk Lags Behind Sea Level Rise

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Prime Spot On The Billionaire List: Jeff Bezos Was (Briefly) World's Richest Man

A surge in Amazon stock made Bezos worth more than $90 billion on Thursday, putting the company's founder and CEO ahead of Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Gates, however, has given billions to charity.

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Boy Scouts Chief Apologizes For 'Political Rhetoric' In Trump's Speech

"We sincerely regret that politics were inserted into the Scouting program," Michael Surbaugh said. His apology came after President Trump derided the Affordable Care Act and "fake media" in remarks to the National Jamboree.

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Texas Inmate Executed; Supreme Court Rejected Bid For Delay

A 46-year-old death row inmate argued his previous lawyers were incompetent — one of them had been disbarred. But courts denied his motion to halt the execution.

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Politics

Top Trump Aide Says Ethics Filings Discourage Potential Government Employees

In an interview on Fox & Friends, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway called federal disclosure rules "disincentivising" for qualified people who might otherwise want to join the administration.

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Attacks On Sessions Could Be A Red Line For GOP Senators

Sen. Lindsey Graham warns President Trump that there will be "holy hell to pay" if Attorney General Jeff Sessions is fired. Other Republicans are making clear that they support the embattled Sessions.

Attacks On Sessions Could Be A Red Line For GOP Senators

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After Trump Targets Murkowski, Interior Secretary Reportedly Warns Alaska's Senators

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke reportedly called Sen. Lisa Murkowski and fellow Alaskan Sen. Dan Sullivan to say their state could run into trouble with the Trump administration.