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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Discusses Medicare For All and Drake on Stephen Colbert

1 hour ago   |   Time

There are few people who have captured the national attention in the current political space in the way that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has. From championing the Green New Deal...
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Georgia O'Keeffe Reveals Inspiration Behind Some of Her Most Famous Paintings in Newly Uncovered Letters

1 hour ago   |   Time

A never-before-seen collection of letters from American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her husband, photographer and art dealer Alfred Stieglitz, sheds light on her artistic...
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How the Deadly 737 Crashes Are Raising Major Questions About Boeing and the FAA's Safety Practices

How the Deadly 737 Crashes Are Raising Major Questions About Boeing and the FAA's Safety Practices

6 hours ago   |   Time

Last May, Congress obtained a worrying internal memo written by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Transportation. The IG's investigators had been probing the...
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‘Change Is Closer Than We Think.' Inside Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Unlikely Rise

6 hours ago   |   Time

Every 10 minutes or so, someone knocks on the big wooden door of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's office on Capitol Hill. The noise makes staffers stiffen. It's almost always a...
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Pay Raises, More Staff, Earmarks: Lawmakers Propose Ways To Overhaul Congress

Pay Raises, More Staff, Earmarks: Lawmakers Propose Ways To Overhaul Congress

7 hours ago   |   NPR

A newly created bipartisan House committee is examining ways to change both the culture and the law-making structure on Capitol Hill.
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Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper add diversity to select Library of Congress registry

15 hours ago   |   NBC News

"The Blueprint," which revived Jay-Z's fortunes, becomes one of only eight rap or hip-hop recordings on the National Recording Registry.
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New Zealand's Dealing With Its Gun Problem. When Will We?

16 hours ago   |   NY Times

Other nations' leaders learn from experience. But Congress and President Trump refuse to act.
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Rep. Eric Swalwell Says Indictments Are Coming With A Dire Warning For Trump

16 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

Rep. Eric Swalwell warned that more indictments are coming and that Congress is working to change the law so that Trump can't avoid indictment.
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Winnipeg labour leader quits; cites sexist comments, treatment by men

16 hours ago   |   National Post

WINNIPEG - A labour leader in Manitoba has resigned from her job over what she says have been sexist remarks and dismissive treatment by some of her male colleagues in the...
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Trump: Let Mueller report come out, 'let people see it'

16 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he believes special counsel Robert Mueller's report should be released to the public, even as he disparaged its very...
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March Madness live scores, highlights from Thursday's Round 1 NCAA Tournament games

Sporting News is tracking all the action from Day 1 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament. Keep up with the latest March Madness scores and highlights with our live updates from... Read more ...

Trump's hyped free speech order will ask colleges to do what they already...

Trump's hyped free speech order will ask colleges to do what they already have to

President Donald Trump on Thursday afternoon is set to sign his much-hyped executive order on campus free speech - which he has vowed will require colleges to "support free... Read more ...

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

The ban includes assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and "military style semi-automatic rifles" like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Read more ...

New Zealand announces assault rifle ban to broad cross-party support

New Zealand announces assault rifle ban to broad cross-party support

Less than a week after the worst mass shooting in the country's history, New Zealand has announced a national ban on military-style semi-automatic weapons, with the support of... Read more ...

Dollar General Baby Cough Syrup Recalled Due To Possible Bacteria Contamination

Dollar General Baby Cough Syrup Recalled Due To Possible Bacteria Contamination

A baby cough syrup sold at Dollar General stores across the country has been recalled due to a possible bacteria contamination. Kingston Pharma, LLC, which manufactures the... Read more ...

‘Look at her, could she ever hurt anyone?' Coach defends US skater accused...

‘Look at her, could she ever hurt anyone?' Coach defends US skater accused of slashing rival

Renowned figure skating coach Rafael Arutyunyan has denied allegations that one of his charges, Mariah Bell, deliberately slashed South Korean rival Lim Eun-soo during an... Read more ...

Ichiro says goodbye to adoring fans; Mariners beat A's in 12

Ichiro says goodbye to adoring fans; Mariners beat A's in 12

TOKYO - Ichiro Suzuki was showered with cheers and chants Thursday night while taking his final bow in a magnificent career that lasted nearly three decades when the Seattle... Read more ...

Trust your gut with first-round March Madness picks

Trust your gut with first-round March Madness picks

Because a bracket isn't enough action. Nevada (-2) over Florida: After opening with a 24-1 record, Nevada lost almost all of its early-season Final Four backers by dropping... Read more ...

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Imagine getting paid $53,000 to babysit while dressed as a Disney princess. Read more ...

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The best migraine relief products you can buy

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