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Trump’s primary threats flop in conservative districts

At a turbulent town hall in Idaho over the congressional recess, Republican Rep. Raúl Labrador fielded anguished questions about Russia, outrage over President Donald Trump’s tax returns and the stray query about recreational rock collecting. It’s the latest sign that the threats the White House issued to members of the House Freedom Caucus for opposing that bill, which would have repealed much of the Affordable Care Act, aren’t resonating.

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5 weeks of dating, a breakup, threats and a neighborhood under siege

A Boise woman who was in a short relationship with Alan Amundson last summer spoke to the Idaho Statesman for the first time since Amundson exploded into violence at her home near Capital High School. Amundson assaulted her and her daughter, shot her teenage son and fired on homes and responding police officers before taking his own life.

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How destructive is the ‘Mother of All Bombs’?

The United States dropped the most powerful nonnuclear bomb in its arsenal on what it said was an ISIS cave complex in remote Afghanistan. The bomb — called the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast — can obliterate everything within a 1,000-yard radius.
The New York Times
How destructive is the ‘Mother of All Bombs’? 1:44

How destructive is the ‘Mother of All Bombs’?

Pulling drinkable water out of dry air 3:01

Pulling drinkable water out of dry air

The insults being hurled at women in Washington 3:26

The insults being hurled at women in Washington

NASA's Earth Day invitation to 'Adopt The Planet' 0:31

NASA's Earth Day invitation to 'Adopt The Planet'

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