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Kathryn Smith Makes History As NFL's First Female Full-Time Coach

Kathryn Smith is the new quality control-special teams coach for the Buffalo Bills. AP hide caption toggle caption AP The Buffalo Bills announced Wednesday that Kathryn Smith has been hired as the organization’s quality control-special teams coach, making her the first woman to hold a full-time coaching position in the NFL. Smith spent last season as administrative assistant to the ...

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Clinton Offers Bipartisan Olive Branch; But Is It In Season?

Hillary Clinton confers with Republican Sen. John McCain in 2013. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Hillary Clinton has a vision, which some would call a fantasy, of Washington working again the way it once did. “I’m interested in us solving problems together,” said Clinton, speaking Wednesday to NPR’s Ari Shapiro. “I’m interested in finding good ...

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Mechanical Failure Led Boats To Iranian Waters, U.S. Says In New Account

Two riverine command boats like this one were taken into custody by Iran, along with 10 U.S. sailors. MC2 Ecklund/U.S. Navy hide caption toggle caption MC2 Ecklund/U.S. Navy The United States Central Command is releasing new details about how two American Riverine Command Boats with 10 American sailors ended up in Iranian waters last week. According to the account released ...

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Republicans' White, Working-Class Trap: A Growing Reliance

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, foreground, greets supporters after a rally last week in Iowa. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption toggle caption Jae C. Hong/AP Plenty of politicos and pundits have rationalized Donald Trump’s political ascent as the result of his enormous popularity among white, working-class voters. No doubt, Trump is well liked by many college-educated Republicans, but, his real ...

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Clinton Finds Herself In A Real Debate As First Voter Tests Loom

In the final Democratic debate before the Iowa caucuses, candidate Hillary Clinton and her fellow Democratic candidates took on a more aggressive tone Sunday night in Charleston, S.C. Andrew Burton /Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Andrew Burton /Getty Images Hillary Clinton encountered rougher seas Sunday night in her latest meeting with her rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination. Both ...

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Chef Trades Toque For Amish Beard, Opens Off-The-Grid Deli In Maine

3:48 Download Matthew Secich’s wife, Crystal, behind the sausage counter at the deli they opened in Unity, Me. Jennifer Mitchell/MPBN hide caption toggle caption Jennifer Mitchell/MPBN There’s a new deli in rural Maine with a hotshot chef behind the counter. Foodies may know Matthew Secich’s name from stints and stars earned at Charlie Trotter’s, The Oval Room in Washington D.C., ...

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WATCH: SpaceX Rocket Explodes Trying To Land On A Barge

Members of the media setup remote cameras for the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch with the Jason-3 spacecraft onboard at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on Saturday. Bill Ingalls/AP hide caption toggle caption Bill Ingalls/AP Space is hard. We were reminded of that yesterday when SpaceX tried to land a Falcon 9 rocket on a barge in the Pacific. If ...

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White House Offers Incentives To States Holding Out On Expanding Medicaid

3:48 Download Many Republican-led states rejected expanding Medicaid under Obamacare. But some GOP governors are reconsidering. That means more poor Americans could be eligible for coverage in 2016. Source:White House Offers Incentives To States Holding Out On Expanding Medicaid

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Russia Is Beefing Up Its Air Defenses, Top U.S. Air Force General Says

5:46 Download Commander of Air Force operations in Europe and Africa, Gen. Frank Gorenc, is concerned about the buildup of Russian missile defenses, saying they threaten NATO military access to airspace in Europe. Source:Russia Is Beefing Up Its Air Defenses, Top U.S. Air Force General Says

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For Oil Drillers And Retirement Savers, This Is Not A Good Day

Trader Gregory Rowe works at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, as U.S. markets were getting hit with panicky selling. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption toggle caption Mark Lennihan/AP This day is starting out really nasty if you happen to be an oil driller — or a baby boomer who would like to retire with a nest egg. Through the ...

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