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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:23:41 +0000 Obama is leaving office with historically high ratings, poll finds http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170118/obama-is-leaving-office-with-historically-high-ratings-poll-finds/1?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:10:10 +0000 Scott Clement, Emily Guskin/Washington Post http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170118/obama-is-leaving-office-with-historically-high-ratings-poll-finds/1 Butterfield-Odin Holds Fifth Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee http://www.stjamesnews.com/news/20170118/butterfield-odin-holds-fifth-annual-scripps-national-spelling-bee?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:09:33 +0000 Robert Brewer http://www.stjamesnews.com/news/20170118/butterfield-odin-holds-fifth-annual-scripps-national-spelling-bee 4 in 10 Americans say health law needs fix http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170118/4-in-10-americans-say-health-law-needs-fix?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:29:25 +0000 Associated Press http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170118/4-in-10-americans-say-health-law-needs-fix More clemency coming after Obama shortens Manning's sentence http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170118/more-clemency-coming-after-obama-shortens-mannings-sentence/1?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:08:07 +0000 Associated Press http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170118/more-clemency-coming-after-obama-shortens-mannings-sentence/1 Trump's pick for health secretary will have to answer some big questions today http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170118/trumps-pick-for-health-secretary-will-have-to-answer-some-big-questions-today/1?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:52:52 +0000 Associated Press http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170118/trumps-pick-for-health-secretary-will-have-to-answer-some-big-questions-today/1 'Apprentice' contestant says Trump groped her http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/apprentice-contestant-says-trump-groped-her?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:44:22 +0000 Rosalind S. Helderman/Washington Post http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/apprentice-contestant-says-trump-groped-her Obama commutes most of Chelsea Manning's sentence http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/obama-commutes-most-of-chelsea-mannings-sentence/1?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:27:23 +0000 Associated Press http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/obama-commutes-most-of-chelsea-mannings-sentence/1 Obama gives extra $500 million to climate fund despite GOP objections http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/obama-gives-extra-500-million-to-climate-fund-despite-gop-objections?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:32:37 +0000 Associated Press http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/obama-gives-extra-500-million-to-climate-fund-despite-gop-objections AP fact check: Sarah Palin not blaming attack on 'Mexican Muslims' http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/ap-fact-check-sarah-palin-not-blaming-attack-on-mexican-muslims/1?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:49:30 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/ap-fact-check-sarah-palin-not-blaming-attack-on-mexican-muslims/1 Putin doesn't believe Trump met prostitutes in Russia http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/putin-doesnt-believe-trump-met-prostitutes-in-russia/1?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:51:41 +0000 Bloomberg News/TNS http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/putin-doesnt-believe-trump-met-prostitutes-in-russia/1 Here's why Ivanka Trump is positioned to be the most powerful first daughter ever http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/heres-why-ivanka-trump-is-positioned-to-be-most-powerful-first-daughter-ever?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:31:53 +0000 Thom Fain/Briefing http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/heres-why-ivanka-trump-is-positioned-to-be-most-powerful-first-daughter-ever Minnesota's Invisible Health Risk http://www.stjamesnews.com/news/20170117/minnesotas-invisible-health-risk?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:25:15 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/news/20170117/minnesotas-invisible-health-risk What does the U.S. Department of Education actually do? http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/what-does-us-department-of-education-actually-do/1?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:20:01 +0000 Thom Fain/Briefing http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/what-does-us-department-of-education-actually-do/1 Trump's boyhood home is up for auction - again http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/trumps-boyhood-home-is-up-for-auction---again?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:16:09 +0000 Associated Press http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/trumps-boyhood-home-is-up-for-auction---again Barker to Return for Book Talk on St. James Based Novel http://www.stjamesnews.com/news/20170117/barker-to-return-for-book-talk-on-st-james-based-novel?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:30:41 +0000 Lee Carlson http://www.stjamesnews.com/news/20170117/barker-to-return-for-book-talk-on-st-james-based-novel Poll: Trump is the most disliked incoming president in generations http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/poll-trump-is-most-disliked-incoming-president-in-generations/1?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:22:34 +0000 Dan Balz, Scott Clement/Washington Post http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/poll-trump-is-most-disliked-incoming-president-in-generations/1 Here are the Dem lawmakers who are boycotting Trump's inauguration http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/ZZ/20170117/ELECTIONS/170119736/1001/NEWS?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:50:53 +0000 Elise Viebeck/Washington Post http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/ZZ/20170117/ELECTIONS/170119736/1001/NEWS Poll: Young Americans fear they will be worse off under President Trump http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/poll-young-americans-fear-they-will-be-worse-off-under-president-trump?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0000 Associated Press http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/poll-young-americans-fear-they-will-be-worse-off-under-president-trump Abortions in US drop to lowest level since 1974, new report says http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/abortions-in-us-drop-to-lowest-level-since-1974-new-report-says?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:37:56 +0000 Associated Press http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170117/abortions-in-us-drop-to-lowest-level-since-1974-new-report-says 'Never Trump' national-security Republicans fear they have been blacklisted http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170116/never-trump-national-security-republicans-fear-they-have-been-blacklisted/1?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:30:05 +0000 David Nakamura/Washington Post http://www.stjamesnews.com/zz/elections/20170116/never-trump-national-security-republicans-fear-they-have-been-blacklisted/1