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Exclusive: Pentagon preparing options to build border wall as Trump weighs emergency declaration

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Post Date: Thursday - January 10, 2019 - 2:02pm
President Trump's declaration of a national emergency would allow the Army Corps of Engineers to design barriers and let contracts to build them.
     
 
 
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'Baby Shark' doo doo doo'd itself to No. 32 on the Billboard Hot 100

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Post Date: Thursday - January 10, 2019 - 2:02pm
The infectious song climbed all the way to the Top 40. The diddy is only a couple notches below Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's "Shallow."
     
 
 
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How Astounding Saw the Future

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Post Date: Thursday - January 10, 2019 - 2:00pm
Tracing the evolution of the mid-20th-century magazine whose pages gave rise to the genre of science fiction....
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Critic’s pick: Stephen Varble: The Street Was His Stage, the Dress Was His Weapon

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Post Date: Thursday - January 10, 2019 - 2:00pm
The 1970s performance artist known for his guerrilla-style spectacles in costumes made from trash and found objects gets an overdue retrospective....
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El Museo del Barrio Drops Plan to Honor German Socialite

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Post Date: Thursday - January 10, 2019 - 1:56pm
Questions were raised over why a museum of Latino art was feting Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis, whose archconservative friends oppose Pope Francis....
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What you need to know about the Women's March 2019

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Post Date: Thursday - January 10, 2019 - 1:55pm
Women’s March 2019 is about to take over cities across the country.         ...
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As Trump heads to border, McAllen residents ask: What crisis?

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Post Date: Thursday - January 10, 2019 - 1:52pm
President Donald Trump will visit the border town of McAllen, Texas, where residents say there is no "crisis" from immigrants entering the country.         ...
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Two Speeches, a Decade Apart: How Pompeo Departed From Obama

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Post Date: Thursday - January 10, 2019 - 1:46pm
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Middle East speech contrasted starkly with President Obama’s in 2009. A look the major points of contention....
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Rites of Passage: It’s Called a Butterfly Party and You’re Invited

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Post Date: Thursday - January 10, 2019 - 1:43pm
Also in attendance will be my ex-girlfriend, a Mariah Carey impersonator and five butterflies, which I will release. Then I will emerge from a giant sac, 40 pounds lighter....
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'Daily Show' correspondents: Where are they now?

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Post Date: Thursday - January 10, 2019 - 1:42pm
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An Expanded Trade Between The Sacramento Kings And New York Knicks Might Benefit Both Teams

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Post Date: Thursday - January 10, 2019 - 1:41pm
With the Kings looking for an immediate upgrade in talent, and the Knicks hoping to shed salary, a trade sending either Tim Hardaway Jr. or Courtney Lee from New York to Sacramento may benefit both franchises....
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Heavy Snowfall in Alps Leaves 6 Dead and Strands Tourists

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Post Date: Thursday - January 10, 2019 - 1:38pm
The risk of avalanches has forced the Austrian authorities to close a number of roads and rail lines, stranding hundreds of visitors as well as local residents....
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Government shutdown: Pelosi says Trump prefers 'soap opera' over serious negotiations

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Post Date: Thursday - January 10, 2019 - 1:36pm
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi questions whether President Trump really wants a border wall and says he prefers theatrics to serious negotiations.         ...
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Pompeo Speech Lays Out Mideast Manifesto, Taking Shots at Obama

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Post Date: Thursday - January 10, 2019 - 1:33pm
The secretary of state offered a vision based on assertive American leadership, notwithstanding President Trump’s decision to withdraw from Syria....
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Traditional Masculinity Can Hurt Boys, Say New A.P.A. Guidelines

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Post Date: Thursday - January 10, 2019 - 1:31pm
Men die earlier than women and commit more acts of violence. But the American Psychological Association did not have a guide for working with males, in part because they were historically considered the norm....
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