Vaping among America's teenagers continues to climb, while the use of other substances -- such as alcohol and opioids -- has declined in recent years, according to a new report.

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Leading e-cigarette company Juul Labs has tried to distance itself from a vast social media presence that experts say drives its popularity among teens. But a CNN investigation sheds new light on how the company was encouraging -- and at times paying for -- social media users to promote its nicotine-filled product to thousands of their followers.

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The federal government faces a partial shutdown in five days and nobody on Capitol Hill -- Republican allies of President Donald Trump or Democratic opponents -- has any idea what the President will or won't accept in terms of a deal. Congressional Democrats laid out their government funding proposals last week and haven't moved from them. Congressional Republicans have been waiting since then for guidance from the White House on next steps -- a counter proposal? A short-term punt? Some combination of the two?

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Big Tech's expansion outside of Silicon Valley continues: Google announced Monday it will invest more than $1 billion to double its workforce in New York City.

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A frenzied year in Washington is going out with a roar as the political forces that combined to make the first half of President Donald Trump's mandate so turbulent come to a head in a hugely consequential run-up to the holidays.

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Grieving the most tragic loss two parents could endure, Jeff and Linda Hullibarger expected comfort from a priest's homily at their son Maison's funeral.

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Supporters of President Donald Trump are sometimes painted with a broad brush, unequivocally loyal regardless of controversies or investigations plaguing his administration. But significant blocs of his strongest supporters do break with the President or his positions from time to time.

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