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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 care and protect a key client, a person with knowledge of the matter said Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
December 03, 2017 - 6:01 PM

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 harbour some doubts on compulsive sexual behaviour 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 post-season, Ohio State falls short.

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