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A trio of nonprofit religious groups is suing the government over controversial contraceptives regulations in the healthcare law, according to USA Today. 

California is tightening regulations for home health agencies that provide custodial care, The New York Times reports.

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A federal court ruled against the National Marine Fisheries Service, finding the regulator violated laws meant to protect certain species of coral.

The White House warned that the shutdown is stifling U.S. exports.

Sen. Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsUnder pressure, Trump shifts blame for Russia intrusion Overnight Tech: Judge blocks AT&T request for DOJ communications | Facebook VP apologizes for tweets about Mueller probe | Tech wants Treasury to fight EU tax proposal Overnight Regulation: Trump to take steps to ban bump stocks | Trump eases rules on insurance sold outside of ObamaCare | FCC to officially rescind net neutrality Thursday | Obama EPA chief: Reg rollback won't stand MORE  (R-Ala.) slammed the Obama administration’s regulatory policies during remarks on the Senate floor.

A Costco location in California recalled thousands of rotisserie chicken products that might be contaminated with a strain of salmonella.

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