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Trying to avoid politics, FBI Director Comey instead shaped an election

The FBI director, fearing the backlash that would come if it were revealed after the election that the agency had been investigating Hillary Clinton and had kept it a secret, sent a letter informing Congress that the case was reopened. What he did not say was that the FBI was also investigating the Trump campaign. While partisanship was not a factor in Comey’s approach to the two investigations, he handled them in starkly different ways.

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What to do if you meet a mountain lion

​​Mountain lions are generally calm, quiet, and elusive. People rarely get more than a brief glimpse of a mountain lion in the wild. Lion attacks on people are rare, with fewer than a dozen fatalities in North America in more than 100 years. But just in case you do encounter a mountain lion, this video will help you be prepared.

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Trump’s primary threats flop in conservative districts

At a turbulent town hall in Idaho over the congressional recess, Republican Rep. Raúl Labrador fielded anguished questions about Russia, outrage over President Donald Trump’s tax returns and the stray query about recreational rock collecting. It’s the latest sign that the threats the White House issued to members of the House Freedom Caucus for opposing that bill, which would have repealed much of the Affordable Care Act, aren’t resonating.

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What to do if you meet a mountain lion

​​Mountain lions are generally calm, quiet, and elusive. People rarely get more than a brief glimpse of a mountain lion in the wild. Lion attacks on people are rare, with fewer than a dozen fatalities in North America in more than 100 years. But just in case you do encounter a mountain lion, this video will help you be prepared.
Colorado Division of Wildlife
What to do if you meet a mountain lion 4:18

What to do if you meet a mountain lion

Watch a Atlas V supply rocket launch toward the International Space Station 2:18

Watch a Atlas V supply rocket launch toward the International Space Station

TSA releases video on what to expect during airport pat-downs in wake of controversy 1:54

TSA releases video on what to expect during airport pat-downs in wake of controversy

Operation Git-Meow rescues feral cats at Navy base 2:42

Operation Git-Meow rescues feral cats at Navy base