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Farenthold retiring from House amid harassment accusations

Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold announced Thursday that he won't seek re-election next year, adding his name to the list of lawmakers leaving Congress amid sexual harassment allegations that have cost powerful men their jobs in politics, the arts and other industries. In a five-minute video Read more

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2017. There are 22 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 9, 1892, "Widowers' Houses," Bernard Shaw's first play, opened at the Royalty Theater in London. On this date: In 1854, Alfred, Lord Tennyson's famous poem, Read more