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Trump’s EPA pick gets a boost but is still opposed by Senate Democrats

President Donald Trump’s nomination of Scott Pruitt to lead the U.S. Environment Protection Agency got a lift Monday when the chair of a key Senate committee declared that the Oklahoma attorney general had been “comprehensively vetted,” and was in need of no further questioning. Democrats, however, are still trying to derail the nomination of Pruitt, who has filed numerous lawsuits against the EPA while taking contributions from oil and gas companies that benefit from his litigation.

Business

Sexist, vulgar posts on women's marches rebound on officials

A school board member in Hillary Clinton's hometown resigned after making a derogatory reference on Twitter to the female anatomy in describing women marching against President Donald Trump. An Illinois teacher was pulled from the classroom for tweets deemed sexist. And a freshman Indiana lawmaker was inundated with criticism over a Facebook post mocking "fat women."

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What it's like approaching Pluto - NASA releases breathtaking video

NASA has released an awesome video showing what it looks like approaching Pluto. The video is made up of more than 100 high-resolution images taken by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft. The images were taken over six months as the spacecraft flew by Pluto in July 2015. Pluto used to be considered the ninth plant from the sun, but it was later reclassified as a "dwarf planet." (Courtesy of NASA)
What it's like approaching Pluto - NASA releases breathtaking video 1:48

What it's like approaching Pluto - NASA releases breathtaking video

Helmet cam captures motorcyclist's brush with death on freeway 1:11

Helmet cam captures motorcyclist's brush with death on freeway

Officer pulls trapped woman from burning car 2:03

Officer pulls trapped woman from burning car

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How to respond if you receive a robocall

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