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National Politics

What the 114th Congress did and didn't do

Congress wrapped up the 114th session early Saturday, a tumultuous two years marked by the resignation of a House speaker, a fight over a Supreme Court vacancy, bipartisan bills on health care and education and inaction on immigration and criminal justice. The new Congress will be sworn-in Jan. 3.

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Windham police officer takes down a cow

Officer Ernest MacVane of the Windham Police Department was responding to two young cows that escaped and wandered onto a road late last week. He says he made a cellphone video of an attempted arrest of the cows for his 10-year-old son and fellow officers, but it went viral after the department posted it on Facebook.
Credit: Wyndham Police Dept.
Windham police officer takes down a cow 0:48

Windham police officer takes down a cow

Every American is vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change, federal report finds 4:14

Every American is vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change, federal report finds

Offshore corporations - The secret shell game 2:24

Offshore corporations - The secret shell game

Two Sehome students build snowman goalkeeper at Civic Stadium 0:32

Two Sehome students build snowman goalkeeper at Civic Stadium