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Monday, December 17, 2018
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PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Flyers fired head coach Dave Hakstol on Monday in the former University of North Dakota coach's fourth season, the team said.

The Flyers, who have gone...

Philadelphia Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol stands behind the bench in a September game. Eric Hartline / USA TODAY Sports
Monday, December 17, 2018
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President Donald Trump and Congress have five days left to agree on must-pass spending legislation, or they risk of leaving Washington for the holidays with a big chunk of the...

President Donald Trump debates with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., right, as Vice President Mike Pence listens during a meeting in the Oval Office of White House on Dec. 11, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Monday, December 17, 2018
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WASHINGTON - Former FBI director James Comey returns to Capitol Hill on Monday, Dec. 17, to finish his testimony before two House panels conducting a politically divisive investigation into how...

Former FBI Director James Comey appears before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in Washington on June 8, 2017. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Monday, December 17, 2018
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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Monday, Dec. 17, urged the Federal Reserve not to raise interest rates, but Fed officials are widely expected to do so this week

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President Donald Trump speaks as Jerome Powell, then a governor of the Federal Reserve, listens in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., as Trump nominated Powell for Fed chairman on Nov. 2, 2017. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Monday, December 17, 2018
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Late last summer, near the conclusion of training camp, a reporter asked Chicago Bears General Manager Ryan Pace about his team's window of contention. How cognizant was Pace of not...

Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) meet on the field after the game at Soldier Field.  Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports
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Sugar is ending 2018 on a bitter note on signs that a price collapse could get even worse next year.

Futures have slumped 16 percent this year, a second straight...

A backhoe loader pushes sugar into a pile inside a storage facility at the Tiplam terminal in Santos, Brazil, on May 25, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Patricia Monteiro.
Monday, December 17, 2018
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ST. PAUL -- Country music star Garth Brooks will spend some extra time in the Twin Cities next spring, he announced Monday.

Brooks in a conference call Dec. 17 with...

Monday, December 17, 2018
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Turns out justice has been there all along.

In 2018, the word has appeared daily in news stories about the Department of Justice, obstruction of justice, Supreme Court justices

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Monday, December 17, 2018
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"Talk low or I'll kill you," the officer told a young Alphonse Capone, dressed in a blue shirt, green pajama bottoms and shoes with no socks. He had accosted the...

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trumpís personal lawyer and longtime fixer, leaving federal court in New York, Aug. 21, 2018.  (Andres Kudacki/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Monday, December 17, 2018
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In the days leading up to the Saturday, Dec. 15, deadline to enroll for 2019 coverage under the Affordable Care Act, former president Barack Obama said he was hopeful that...

File photo of then-President Barack Obama speaking at a campaign event for Hillary Clinton at Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee, Fla., Nov. 6, 2016. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)