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Trump administration proposal on transgender protections spurs protests

20 minutes ago   |   Politico

Advocates for LGBT individuals gathered at the headquarters for the Human Rights Campaign in Washington, D.C., on Monday to denounce a Trump administration proposal to narrowly...
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Why safer vaping devices that don't explode will not be available in the U.S

21 minutes ago   |   NBC News

“We have solutions that will protect people to bring to market - and we can't,” said one industry expert.
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What you need to know on Wall Street today

21 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider's summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Sign up here to get the best of Business Insider delivered direct to your...
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Fury over reported federal plan targeting transgender people

29 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - LGBT leaders are reacting furiously to a report that the Trump administration is considering a new definition of gender that would effectively deny federal...
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‘Headless chicken monster' video may help Antarctic conservation

31 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

Watch Video Australian researchers have developed new technology enabling them for the first time to film a deep-sea swimming sea cucumber, also known as a “headless chicken...
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Goldman Sachs is creating a new consumer finance division - and it's part of a goal to take on wealth management giants

Goldman Sachs is creating a new consumer finance division - and it's part of a goal to take on wealth management giants

37 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Goldman Sachs is creating a new, combined consumer and investment management division, according to a memo on Monday. The new unit will be led by existing Goldman investment...
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The Trump administration is trying to make it easier for states to undermine Obamacare on their own, and it could reshape the US healthcare landscape

The Trump administration is trying to make it easier for states to undermine Obamacare on their own, and it could reshape the US healthcare landscape

37 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The Trump administration released new rules around the use of Obamacare's state innovation waivers on Monday. The Department of Health and Human Services and Centers of...
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Algae crisis dominates Florida's gubernatorial debate as climate takes center-stage

Algae crisis dominates Florida's gubernatorial debate as climate takes center-stage

1 hour ago   |   Think Progress

Florida's first gubernatorial debate was dominated by environmental and climate issues, with an emphasis on the state's algae crisis, which has persisted throughout the midterm...
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Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

Minneapolis Star Tribune, Oct. 19 Blocking VA documents release protects 'shadow rulers' - not vets VA Secretary Wilkie should instead be working to build trust in the agency...
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Will We Protect Antarctica or Exploit It?

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

A special multination commission should approve proposals for three marine sanctuaries in the continent's bountiful seas.
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Massive recall issued for frozen beef, chicken taquitos for salmonella...

Massive recall issued for frozen beef, chicken taquitos for salmonella, listeria concerns

The foods included in the massive recall were produced from July 1 to Oct. 10, 2018. Read more ...

See the world's longest sea-crossing bridge

See the world's longest sea-crossing bridge

Costing $20 billion, this 35-mile-long bridge connects Hong Kong and Macau to Zhuhai on the Chinese mainland. Read more ...

Rae Carruth released from prison after 19 years for Cherica Adams murder

Rae Carruth released from prison after 19 years for Cherica Adams murder

Former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Rae Carruth was released from prison Monday, nearly 19 years after masterminding the murder of his pregnant girlfriend, Cherica Adams... Read more ...

Kushner: US still seeking facts in Khashoggi death

Kushner: US still seeking facts in Khashoggi death

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said Monday that the US is still seeking facts in the slaying of Jamal Khashoggi, who Saudi Arabia claims died after a fistfight with... Read more ...

Fantasy Injury Updates: Sony Michel, LeSean McCoy, Albert Wilson, more...

Fantasy Injury Updates: Sony Michel, LeSean McCoy, Albert Wilson, more affecting Week 8 waiver wire pickups

Some key fantasy players suffered injuries last Sunday, including Sony Michel, LeSean McCoy, Albert Wilson, Allen Robinson, Keke Coutee, and more. Here are the latest updates... Read more ...

Netflix plans $2B debt issue to fund new programming

Netflix plans $2B debt issue to fund new programming

Netflix announced its third tap of debt markets in a year on Monday, aiming to raise about $2 billion as the streaming video pioneer invests heavily in original shows and... Read more ...

Trump claims migrant caravan contains ‘unknown Middle Easterners'

Trump claims migrant caravan contains ‘unknown Middle Easterners'

President Trump on Monday claimed without offering any evidence that “criminals and unknown Middle Easterners” are among the growing caravan of Central American migrants... Read more ...

US Navy warships just rocked the Taiwan Strait in rare move, turning up the...

US Navy warships just rocked the Taiwan Strait in rare move, turning up the pressure on China

The US Navy put on a show of force on China's doorstep Monday, sending two warships through the tense Taiwan Strait. The destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur and cruiser USS Antietam... Read more ...

College football schedule: Week 9 TV coverage for top 25 games

College football schedule: Week 9 TV coverage for top 25 games

Check out the full TV schedule for top-25 teams on Saturday, including Florida-Georgia and Penn-State Iowa. Read more ...

World Series 2018: Three storylines to watch in Red Sox vs. Dodgers

World Series 2018: Three storylines to watch in Red Sox vs. Dodgers

The Red Sox and Dodgers will open the 2018 World Series on Tuesday at Fenway Park. Read more ...