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  1. Amid Kavanaugh controversy, Trump administration plans to relax sexual assault rules on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | CBC News

    As the senate grapples with sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, the Trump administration is proposing to roll back the rules about how U.S. colleges deal with allegations of sexual misconduct. President-elect Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos shake hands at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016.

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  2. Kavanaugh turmoil turns 'the swamp' toxic as Washington's ugly divisions deepenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | CBC News

    A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Kavanaugh testimony breeds U.S. political turmoil; tornado-hit Ottawa neighbourhood of Arlington Woods now looks more like a logging operation; U.S. turns the screws on Canada in NAFTA negotiations U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and professor Christine Blasey Ford testify Thursday during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Welcome to The National Today newsletter , which takes a closer look at what's happening around some of the day's most notable stories. Sign up here and it will be delivered directly to your inbox Monday to Friday.

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  3. How black squirrels from Ontario ended up overrunning Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | CBC News

    The White House lawn is a most welcoming stomping ground for some descendants of immigrants. They're not people, but Canada's eye-catching black squirrels.

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  4. Washington has been nuts about its black squirrels since 1902. It can thank CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | CBC News

    Black squirrels, originally donated from Canada to Washington, D.C., in 1902, now account for about half of the city's squirrel population. They are a source of fascination, primarily for American tourists more used to the Eastern grey squirrel common in warmer climates.

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  5. 30 years later, former NASA scientist wishes he hadn't been right about climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | CBC News

    Dr. James Hansen, then director of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, testifies on May 9, 1989, before a Senate transportation subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., a year after his history-making testimony telling the world that global warming was here and would get worse. NASA's top climate scientist in 1988, Hansen warned the world on a record hot June day 30 years ago that global warming was here and worsening.

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  6. Macron, Trump aim to bridge distance over Iran, SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | CBC News

    With exaggerated handshakes and a pair of kisses, U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron professed a sunny, best-friends relationship, even as the two allies strained to bridge differences over the Iran nuclear agreement, Syria and more. U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron spoke at a news conference at the White House in Washington on Tuesday.

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  7. French President Emmanuel Macron urges co-operation, climate action in U.S. Congress addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | CBC News

    French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday urged the United States to reject nationalism and stay true to global ideals of cooperation in the face of terrorism and other challenges, saying countries can still retain their own identities. Emmanuel Macron, during in his state visit to the U.S., has opened a door to a new Iran deal in talks with Donald Trump French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday urged the United States to reject nationalism and stay true to global ideals of co-operation in the face of terrorism and other challenges, saying countries can still retain their own identities.

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  8. Soundproof phone booth for EPA head Pruitt needed Congress approval, watchdog saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | CBC News

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency violated the law when it approved a $43,000 US soundproof phone booth last year for the office of embattled Administrator Scott Pruitt, a congressional watchdog unit said Monday. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies Jan. 30 at a Senate committee on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  9. Trump's goal of 'energy dominance' could change the global balance of powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2018 | CBC News

    Tony Seskus is senior producer with CBC's Western Business unit in Calgary. He has written for newspapers and wire services for more than 25 years on three continents.

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  10. Trump's $4.4T budget would move U.S. deficits sharply higherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | CBC News

    U.S. President Donald Trump's second budget proposal asks Congress to authorize $200 billion in federal money over 10 years to stimulate $1.5 trillion in infrastructure improvements, to be largely paid for by state and local governments, as well as private investors. U.S. President Donald Trump has unveiled a $4.4-trillion US budget for next year that heralds an era of $1 trillion-plus federal deficits and - unlike the plan he released last year - never comes close to promising a balanced ledger even after 10 years.

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  11. U.S. Democrats withdraw $25B offer to fund Trump's border wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | CBC News

    Senate minority leader, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. Schumer says an offer to fund Trump's border wall is 'off the table.'

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  12. U.S. government shutdown underway amid blame gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | CBC News

    Demorat Senator Tom Carper, right, talks to fellow Democrat Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer as they leave a party caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington on Friday. Republicans and Democrats are blaming each other for the congressional failure to pass a short-term bill to continue funding for U.S. federal agencies and prevent some of them from shutting down.

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  13. Republicans rush to find enough votes to avoid U.S. government shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | CBC News

    Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, flanked by Sen. John Barrasso, left, and majority whip John Cornyn speak to reporters in Washington on Wednesday about efforts to avoid a government shutdown. Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress stepped up their efforts on Thursday to round up the votes needed to pass a temporary extension in government funding and prevent a looming shutdown.

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  14. Green rush, grey market: How free weed is firing up D.C.'s pot 'gifting economy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | CBC News

    Matt Kwong is a Washington-based correspondent for CBC News. He previously reported for CBC News as an online journalist in New York and Toronto.

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  15. Diplomats scramble to contain outrage over Trump's remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | CBC News

    U.S. diplomats scrambled Friday to salvage their nation's bonds with Africa, Haiti and even the celebrated "special relationship" with Britain after President Donald Trump, in the span of a few hours, deeply offended much of the world with the most undiplomatic of remarks. Trump's description of African nations as a "shithole" and other inflammatory comments became the latest and perhaps most direct test of whether America's global partnership can withstand its president's loose lips.

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  16. John McCain returning to Arizona after cancer treatment, could miss tax bill voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | CBC News

    Sen. John McCain looks on during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on July 27. McCain is returning to Arizona after receiving medical treatment, U.S. President Donald Trump says. Republican Sen. John McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized the deal with the side effects of his brain cancer treatment and likely will miss a crucial vote on the GOP tax package, President Donald Trump said Sunday.

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  17. Ex-aide says Republican Trent Franks offered $5M US to carry his child: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | CBC News

    Rep. Trent Franks, a Republican from Arizona, takes his seat before the start of a House Judiciary hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The eight-term congressman is resigning.

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  18. Canada expects aggressive U.S. demands, but will not walk out on NAFTA talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | CBC News

    Members of the House ways and means committee welcomed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's pro-NAFTA message when he met with them on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. No matter how difficult talks get, or how extreme the American proposals are, Canada has no plans to walk out during this round of NAFTA talks. Mexico's president also indicated after his meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Mexico City Thursday that his country will sit through this round of discussions, even though all sides expect tensions to rise.

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  19. After warm welcome for Trudeau, Trump hints at bilateral trade deal with CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | CBC News

    U.S. President Donald Trump says he'd be willing to negotiate a free trade deal directly with Canada in the event NAFTA talks fail. But Trump said it's not yet clear whether talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement will succeed.

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