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Republicans praise the tone of Trump’s speech, but it may not move the ball

President Donald Trump gave Republican lawmakers what they’d been hoping for Tuesday night: A positive, upbeat speech that moved on from the rancor of the campaign and the dark tone of his inaugural speech in January. But he delivered nothing new. When Congress goes back to work Wednesday, it faces the same divisions, the same uncertainty and the same gargantuan challenges that have been vexing lawmakers for weeks.

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Tennessee wildfires damaged more than 100 homes, buildings, say officials

City officials say that hundreds of homes and other buildings were damaged or destroyed by flames from wildfires in Tennessee. Emergency officials ordered evacuations in downtown Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge and in other areas of Sevier County near the Great Smoky Mountains. About 14,000 residents and visitors were evacuated from Gatlinburg alone, officials said.
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Tennessee wildfires damaged more than 100 homes, buildings, say officials 1:53

Tennessee wildfires damaged more than 100 homes, buildings, say officials

Drug combo shuts down a type of lung cancer, researchers find 0:58

Drug combo shuts down a type of lung cancer, researchers find

Keith Lamont Scott's wife releases video of shooting 2:24

Keith Lamont Scott's wife releases video of shooting

A timeline of the Charlotte police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott 3:36

A timeline of the Charlotte police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott