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Nearly two-thirds of Americans oppose D.C. statehood, a Gallup poll finds

Nearly two-thirds of Americans oppose D.C. statehood, a Gallup poll finds

Should the District of Columbia be its own state? A new Gallup poll finds that 64 percent of Americans say no. In a survey, more than half of participants across every category — gender, race, age group, education level, political party and ideology — said they would oppose the move to grant statehood to nation’s…MORE

A sunken barge might have saved these Louisiana towns from major flooding

A sunken barge might have saved these Louisiana towns from major flooding

While officials worked to restore power and remove fallen trees in Assumption Parish on Sunday, one hazard was notably absent in its towns as a major storm pushed north: flooding. Despite being near rivers that tend to cause backwater flooding, the parish had been largely spared — thanks to a 400-foot-long sunken barge in nearby…MORE

Monica Lewinsky shared the worst career advice she’s gotten and, well…

Monica Lewinsky shared the worst career advice she’s gotten and, well…

It’s okay to chuckle. Monica Lewinsky certainly is. The activist gave an “Oh, snap!” answer to one of those Twitter questions that goes around every once in a while: What’s the worst career advice you’ve ever received? Lewinsky’s reply? “an internship at the white house will be amazing on your resume.” Granted, for being at…MORE

Two alleged victims confronted Jeffrey Epstein at his bail hearing

Two alleged victims confronted Jeffrey Epstein at his bail hearing

Two women who say they were sexually abused by multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein confronted him in Manhattan federal court Monday, arguing in the final moments of a two-hour hearing against granting him bail in a sex trafficking case because, as one put it, “he’s a scary person to have walking the streets.” “I was 16 years…MORE

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