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Trump and FLOTUS to Skip Kennedy Center Honors

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump announced Saturday that they will not attend the Kennedy Center Honors, after multiple honorees said they would boycott the event. The news came in a press release from White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Politico reports. "The President and First Lady …

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Forgettable Meals Forgotten

Back in 1986, Laura Shapiro published Perfection Salad, a study of culinary history that was simultaneously an enduring classic and an evanescent artifact of its time. For readers too young to remember, those were the days of American feminism on a triumphal march through scholarship, with historical writing increasingly demanded …

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DOJ Ends Operation Choke Point

The Department of Justice announced in a letter on Friday that it had ended all activities associated with Operation Choke Point. In a written letter to the House Judiciary Committee, Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd called the program "a misguided initiative conducted during the previous administration" and promised the DOJ …

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Manchin Quashes Energy Secretary Rumors

Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W. Va.) has officially stated he does not intend to be Secretary of Energy, quashing rumors he was in the running for the role. "That’s not going to happen," Manchin said at a West Virginia town hall Friday, Bloomberg reported. President Donald Trump had ostensibly considered …

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