- U.S. forces will stay in Syria to prevent the formation of "ISIS 2.0." ISIS has been driven from Raqqa, but Defense Secretary James Mattis says
- The fate of Republican tax-reform schemes now rests with the Senate.
- A new report looks at gender and pay for Congressional staffers, state public employees, and the 25 largest federal agencies. "We found that top-paid men outnumber women two to one at the federal level," writes Adam Andrzejewski, CEO of the nonprofit that conducted the study, at Fox News. "Across the states, just two in ten top earners were women."
- Chicago is considering plans to criminalize loitering in any zone declared to be "frequently associated with prostitution."
- Wisconsin high-schooler and dance-team member Kaiden Johnson has filed a Title IX complaint with the U.S. Department of Education over his being forbidden from participating in a dance-team competition with female teammates.
- Jerusalem has built a half-mile long tunnel under the city to house 22,000 graves.
- President Trump is facing criticism for quickly commenting on allegations about Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken ("really bad") while staying silent on Judge Roy Moore.
The Al Frankenstien picture is really bad, speaks a thousand words. Where do his hands go in pictures 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 while she sleeps? .....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 17, 2017
.And to think that just last week he was lecturing anyone who would listen about sexual harassment and respect for women. Lesley Stahl tape?— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 17, 2017
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