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Russell Baker, Author and New York Times Columnist, Is Dead at 93

49 minutes ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Russell Baker, the genial, but sharp-witted writer who won Pulitzer Prizes for his humorous columns in The New York Times and a moving autobiography of his impoverished...
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Not that kind of ‘House': Congressional Democrats seek to ban sleeping in offices. for free

Not that kind of ‘House': Congressional Democrats seek to ban sleeping in offices. for free

3 hours ago   |   RT

The new Democratic leadership is threatening to take the “House” out of House of Representatives by barring congress people from living in their offices - or at least making...
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Charlestown man charged with kidnapping woman from downtown Boston

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

A woman cops say was abducted on a downtown street just before midnight Saturday was found alive and a Charlestown man charged with kidnapping Tuesday after an intensive police...
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White House Memo: At the One-Issue White House, the Standoff Over a Border Wall Displaces Other Priorities

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

President Trump's monthlong impasse with Congress over his proposed border wall has all but frozen the rest of his policy agenda.
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Timeline: Olivia Ambrose's disappearance and recovery

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Police used video surveillance camera footage from Hennessy's near Faneuil Hall, from Congress and State streets, from the MBTA and Charlestown streets to determine that Olivia...
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WATCH: Trump moving along for State of the Union address

5 hours ago   |   ABC News

The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress.
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How the media earn America's distrust

How the media earn America's distrust

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

Well, that was certainly a double-punch of a lesson on the modern media's rush to judgment: two separate stories where bias - and hunger for clicks - led to “blockbusters” that...
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Inside Trump's Gitmo, where inmates are aging and funding is scarce

6 hours ago   |   NBC News

In his first broadcast interview, Guantanamo's Rear Adm. John Ring says without funding from Congress, he'll have trouble caring for aging detainees.
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Trump Threatens to Crash Congress, Whether He's Invited or Not

6 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

The president isn't going to let the Constitution-or the House Speaker-spoil his big night.
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Ocasio-Cortez Builds a National Platform, but a District Office? Not Open Yet

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

Of the four new Congress members from New York, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the only one who has yet to open a local office for constituents.
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Yankees' Rivera receives first-ever unanimous Hall of Fame selection

Yankees' Rivera receives first-ever unanimous Hall of Fame selection

Mariano Rivera has become baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection. Read more ...

22 Valentine's Day gifts that'll show her you care

22 Valentine's Day gifts that'll show her you care

Ladies, if your beau hasn't made a peep about Valentine's Day yet, here's a good way to give them a little nudge... 😉 Read more ...

Man wins $1 in lottery, gets millionaire photo shoot treatment

Man wins $1 in lottery, gets millionaire photo shoot treatment

This lottery player wanted a large check for his winnings and all the glam that goes with big payouts - even though he only won $1. Read more ...

Yankees' Rivera receives first-ever unanimous Hall of Fame selection

Yankees' Rivera receives first-ever unanimous Hall of Fame selection

Mariano Rivera has become baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection. Read more ...

Australian Open 2019: Karolina Pliskova saves 4 match points to stun Serena...

Australian Open 2019: Karolina Pliskova saves 4 match points to stun Serena Williams with comeback win

Karolina Pliskova stunned Serena Williams in an incredible Australian Open quarterfinal. Read more ...

Mariano Rivera: Perfect choice for 1st perfect Hall of Fame ballot

Mariano Rivera: Perfect choice for 1st perfect Hall of Fame ballot

Cheers to the perfect candidate for perfection. Well, look, if you want to get all wonky about Mariano Rivera becoming the first player to ever gain unanimous Hall of Fame... Read more ...

Supreme Court reinstates Trump's ban on transgender military personnel

Supreme Court reinstates Trump's ban on transgender military personnel

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Pentagon to move ahead with a plan to limit transgender military service while lawsuits work their way through the courts. President... Read more ...

PED-tainted Bonds, Clemens still fall short in Hall of Fame voting

PED-tainted Bonds, Clemens still fall short in Hall of Fame voting

Tuesday proved a rough day for Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, the all-time greats who have been kept out of Cooperstown due to very strong evidence that they used illegal... Read more ...

Los Angeles Teachers Union Reach Agreement With District Amid Strike

Los Angeles Teachers Union Reach Agreement With District Amid Strike

The strike has lasted six school days and impacted nearly half a million students. Read more ...

Hat tricks for Hertl, Ovechkin as Sharks beat Caps 7-6 in OT

Hat tricks for Hertl, Ovechkin as Sharks beat Caps 7-6 in OT

WASHINGTON - Tomas Hertl completed his hat trick by scoring in overtime, and the San Jose Sharks withstood Alex Ovechkin's three goals to beat the Washington Capitals 7-6 on... Read more ...