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10 Things to Know for Monday
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). In this March 2, 2017 photo, Akai Alston, bottom, a community outreach worker at U-TURNS, prepares to lead a group therapy session with young people in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood of Baltimore. Alston is one of thr...
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). Customers leave a CVS Pharmacy, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York. CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $69 billion deal that will help the drugstore chain reach deeper into customer health ca...
(AP Photo/Mike McCarn). ACC commissioner John Swofford, left, gives Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney, left, the trophy after winning the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football game against Miami in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 2...
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
1. WHO INSISTS FBI IS 'IN TATTERS'
President Trump attacks the bureau's credibility, following revelations an FBI agent who sent anti-Trump text messages was removed from the team investigating Russian election meddling.
2. WHY CVS WANTS TO GET INTO INSURANCE BUSINESS
CVS plans to buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $69 billion deal that could help the drugstore chain become a one-stop-shop for health care.
3. SENATE DEMOCRATS UNITE TO OPPOSE TAX BILL
Democrats unanimously reject the GOP president's nearly $1.5 trillion revamp of the tax code.
4. WHAT THERAPISTS SAY ABOUT SEX ADDICTION
It's not an officially recognized psychiatric diagnosis, but even mental health professionals who harbor some doubts on compulsive sexual behavior acknowledge it can harm lives.
5. 'I'VE LEARNED THAT NOT EVERYTHING REVOLVES AROUND VIOLENCE'
A social outreach program called U-TURNS helps give Baltimore teens and young adults an alternative to the city's deadly streets.
6. SILVERDOME STILL STANDING AFTER FAILED IMPLOSION
After some explosive charges misfired, the Detroit Lions' former stadium remains upright and will have to be demolished by heavy equipment.
7. ROY MOORE'S SENATE RUN BECOMES DEMOLITION DERBY
The former judge's campaign loses traction after he's hit with decades-old allegations of sexual misconduct.
8. TRUMP MAY ANNOUNCE PLANS TO REDUCE 2 NATIONAL MONUMENTS
Conservationists and outdoor groups intend to file lawsuits if the president seeks to cut down Utah's Grand Staircase and Bears Ears monuments.
9. LL COOL J IS YOUNGEST KENNEDY CENTER HONOREE
The 49-year-old rapper, and TV producer Norman Lear, are among this year's recipients.
10. COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS ARE SET
Alabama will join Clemson, Oklahoma and Georgia in postseason, Ohio State falls short.
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