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DOJ to Retry Menendez on Corruption Charges

The Department of Justice announced Friday that it will retry Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) on federal corruption charges after the case ended last year in a mistrial.

U.S. Health Agency Revokes Obama-Era Planned Parenthood Protection

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. health officials on Friday said they were revoking legal guidance issued by the Obama administration that had sought to discourage states from trying to defund organizations that provide abortion services, such as Planned Parenthood.

Death with Dignity

There are 26 pews in St. Anthony of Padua’s in Yulan, New York, a deserted resort town in the Catskills. The Christmas lights are still up, the Poinsettias still alive, but J.J. Hanson is dead at 36, which is why the pews are packed with firefighters, United States Marines, and young children.

Funerals for the young are always loud—the sniffling is more frequent, the weeping more consuming—but the most conspicuous noise comes from the deceased’s peers: young parents trying to control noisy toddlers. A woman cradles a four-year-old boy in blue flannel at the Church entrance.

Inside the Ring: Nuclear Review Repudiates Obama Policy

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A leaked draft of the latest Nuclear Posture Review reveals that President Trump is preparing to boost U.S. nuclear weapons by developing new arms and modernizing older weapons and delivery platforms.

DOJ to Retry Menendez on Corruption Charges

The Department of Justice announced Friday that it will retry Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) on federal corruption charges after the case ended last year in a mistrial.