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SATURDAY, SEPT. 24, 2016

New Smithsonian museum chronicling black history opens

America’s first national museum dedicated to African-American history and culture opened Saturday with emotional but joyful words from the country’s first black president, who said he hoped the stories contained inside will help everyone “walk away that much more in love” with their country.

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Trump vs. Clinton: A debate fact-check cheat sheet

Presidential candidates rarely come to the debates with fresh facts. Instead, they rely on claims that have been scattered in their stump speeches for many months – claims that The Fact Checker has already investigated. So here’s a quick guide to old favorites viewers will likely hear during the presidential debates that start on Monday.

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‘This is even better than the Super Bowl:’ Miss World is coming to America

For the first time in its 65-year history, the Miss World pageant is coming to the United States. Its destination: The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, just across the river from the nation’s capital, where contestants from 140 countries will compete for a gilded crown, bringing in an estimated $20 million to the local economy.

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016


Sunday Spin 3: Some changes for 2017?

The Public Disclosure Commission wants some changes to the state’s campaign finance laws that might make some candidates happy. It told the House State Government Committee it would streamline the ...

Parting Shot — 12.2.16

Tacoma Police Department animal control officer Kate Madden salutes during the procession for Tacoma police Officer Reginald "Jake" Gutierrez on Friday in Tacoma, Wash. Crowds gathered to pay respects to ...

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