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House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill. (Cliff Owen/AP)With the prospect that the federal government could close at midnight Friday, the measure was approved 326-96.

2016-12-08 14:30:12 -0700

Legendary astronaut John Glenn dies at 95The former space explorer and U.S. senator made history in 1962 as the first American to orbit the Earth.

2016-12-08 13:59:19 -0700

A flag representing the transgender community. (Steven Senne/AP)The largest-ever survey of transgender people in the U.S. finds pervasive discrimination and harassment.

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