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September 17, 2019

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  • New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning looks to throw during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J.
    Giants bench Eli Manning, name Daniel Jones starting QB
    Sept. 17, 2019
    Eli Manning's long and distinguished reign as the New York Giants' starting quarterback is seemingly over. Let the Daniel Jones era begin. Coach Pat Shurmur announced Tuesday that the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft is replacing two-time ...
  • In this May 5, 2019, file photo Alex Trebek poses in the press room at the 46th annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Pasadena Civic Center in Pasadena, Calif.
    'Jeopardy!' host Trebek says he's resumed chemotherapy
    Sept. 17, 2019
    "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says he's had a setback in his battle with pancreatic cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy again. Trebek told ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday that after a short period of optimism when he stopped ...
  • High drama at UK Supreme Court in Brexit challenge case
    Sept. 17, 2019
    The British government and its opponents faced off Tuesday at Britain's Supreme Court , arguing in a high-stakes legal drama over whether new Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the ...
  • Iran's supreme leader: No talks with the U.S. at any level
    Sept. 17, 2019
    Iran's supreme leader said Tuesday "there will be no talks with the U.S. at any level"— remarks apparently meant to end all speculation about a ...
  • House Judiciary Committee to hold 1st impeachment hearing
    Sept. 17, 2019
    As they investigate President Donald Trump, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee will hold their first official hearing in what they are calling an ...
  • Las Vegas man faces weapons charge in synagogue, other plots
    Sept. 17, 2019
    A former security guard accused of compiling bomb components and guns to kill people at a Las Vegas synagogue and drawing up plans to attack a bar catering to LGBTQ customers or a fast-food restaurant has been ...
  • General Motors employees Bobby Caughel, left, and Flint resident James Crump, shout out as they protest with other GM employees, United Auto Workers members and labor supporters outside of the Flint Assembly Plant on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019 in Flint, Mich. Thousands of members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike.
    Talks resume as UAW strike against GM enters second day
    Sept. 17, 2019
    Contract talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers were set to resume Tuesday as a strike by more than 49,000 employees extended into a second day. Negotiators took a break from bargaining around 9 p.m. Monday but ...
  • In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Cokie Roberts speaks during the opening ceremony for Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.
    Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
    Sept. 17, 2019
    Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. ABC broke into network programming to announce her ...
  • Titus, Parkland congressman talk about gun safety legislation
    Sept. 17, 2019
    Las Vegas and Parkland, Fla., are connected by tragedy: both have seen a mass shooting. U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., and U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., among House Democrats working on ...
  • Cowardice or courage?
    Sept. 17, 2019
    In a letter published Sept. 11, “Walmart’s move is cowardly,” the author writes in tones of high drama about Walmart’s decision to curtail the sales of handgun ammunition as an attempt to undermine …
  • Lend assistance on overdoses
    Sept. 17, 2019
    Your state is one of the 40 who are covered by the Good Samaritan Law, which offers legal protection to people who give …
  • Shame on US
    Sept. 17, 2019
    We have known for a long time that “When America ceases to be good it will cease to be great.” Now President Donald Trump …
  • The real opponent has finally dawned on Democrats
    Sept. 17, 2019
    After spending the first half-hour of Thursday’s debate tearing each other apart over health care — which happens to be their party’s strongest issue — the Democratic presidential candidates realized …
  • Eye of the storm: Americans can’t remain silent on hurricane relief
    Sept. 17, 2019
    In the wake of Hurricane Dorian, tens of thousands of homeless Bahamians live in crisis, trapped amid rubble and human remains. Once again, a catastrophic natural disaster has devastated a Caribbean island and our federal government has failed to respond to humanitarian needs. By turning our backs on this human suffering, we …
  • President hits the panic button
    Sept. 17, 2019
    Donald Trump marked the anniversary of 9/11 by repeating several lies about his own actions on that day. But that wasn’t his only concern. He also spent part of the day writing a series of tweets excoriating Federal Reserve officials as “Boneheads” and demanding that they immediately put into effect emergency measures to stimulate the economy — emergency measures that are normally …
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