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Federal employees encouraged to work from home during papal visit

OPM's acting director has asked agencies to let their employees telecommute wherever possible as a way of avoiding the crowds that are expected later this month.

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Clerk in gay marriage fight once unlikely to wage moral war

At 44 years old, Kim Davis had been divorced three times and had two children out of wedlock. Now, as the Rowan County clerk, Davis is refusing to surrender in a battle over who can and can’t be wed.

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First court date approaches in Freddie Gray case

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