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As Tax Day Approaches, Watch Out For Phone Scammers

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The IRS estimates that more than $65 million has been lost to phone tax scammers in the last five years. They’re most common during high tax season in March and April.

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Wendy Vitter, Wife Of ‘D.C. Madam’ Senator, Faces Thorny Hearing To Be Federal Judge

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Wendy Vitter, with her husband, David Vitter, after he was reelected to the Senate in 2010 despite being linked to the “D.C. Madam” scandal. Wendy Vitter is now nominated for a judgeship.

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States Turn To National Guard To Help Protect Future Elections From Hackers

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A member of the West Virginia National Guard works in the basement of the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., on secondment to the Secretary of State’s office to work on cybersecurity around state elections.

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Scientists Push Plan To Change How Researchers Define Alzheimer’s

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Plaques located in the gray matter of the brain are key indicators of Alzheimer’s disease.



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Poisoned Daughter Of Ex-Spy Released From Hospital

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This is a file image of the daughter of former Russian Spy Sergei Skripal, Yulia Skripal taken from Yulia Skipal’s Facebook account on Tuesday, March 6.

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Prosecutors Say Cosby Paid $3.4 Million Civil Settlement To Accuser

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Bill Cosby leaves his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse, on Monday, April 9, 2018, in Norristown, Pa.

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Lobbyists, Campaign Cash And Think Tanks: How Silicon Valley Tackled Politics

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From right: Kent Walker, vice president and general counsel with Google Inc.; Colin Stretch, general counsel with Facebook Inc.; and Sean Edgett, acting general counsel with Twitter Inc., swear in to a House Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 1, 2017.

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As Rick Scott Eyes Senate, Evolving Florida Governor Faces Toughest Test Yet

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Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla., is expected to announce his challenge to Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., on Monday.

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Trump Touts Pruitt’s ‘Great Job,’ But EPA Rollbacks Have A Long Road Ahead

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A coal-fired power plant on outside Huntington, Utah.

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Palestinian Journalist Fatally Shot While Covering Gaza Protest

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Palestinian journalist Yaser Murtaja, 30, is evacuated after being fatally wounded by Israeli fire while covering the Palestinian demonstrations at the Israel-Gaza border on Friday.

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1 Man Killed In Apartment Fire At Trump Tower In New York City

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Fire damage is seen on a side of Trump Tower in Manhattan on Saturday. The New York City Fire Department says the blaze broke out on the 50th floor shortly before 6 p.m.

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Body Found Could Be 1 Of 3 Missing Victims From Mendocino Crash

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The aerial photo taken on March 28 by an Alameda County Sheriff’s Office drone video, courtesy of Mendocino County, shows the pullout where the SUV of Jennifer and Sarah Hart was recovered off Pacific Coast Highway 1, near Westport, Calif. On Saturday, a body was recovered in the vicinity where the SUV plunged off a ...

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