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Poll: Biden and Warren on the rise, while Harris plummets among 2020 field

Poll: Biden and Warren on the rise, while Harris plummets among 2020 field

2 hours ago   |   Politico

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren both made steady climbs after last week's Democratic presidential debate, while Sen. Kamala Harris has plummeted since...
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Most downtown legal marijuana dispensaries would be banned under mayor's proposal

5 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - When marijuana becomes legal at the beginning of the year, don't expect dispensaries in the Loop. The Chicago Tribune reports under Mayor Lightfoot's new zoning...
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Clearbanc Co-Founder: Using AI ‘Takes Out the Gender Bias' When Funding Entrepreneurs

7 hours ago   |   Fortune

When it comes to where venture capital dollars are spent, it's perhaps unsurprising that nearly 98% go to companies backed by men. But Clearbanc co-founder and president...
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Google Fi gets $70 unlimited mobile plan plus free Google One membership

Google Fi gets $70 unlimited mobile plan plus free Google One membership

9 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Google has announced a new unlimited Google Fi plan that gives subscribers unfettered access to SMS, calls, and data for a set monthly fee.
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A former Y Combinator partner shares the questions he uses to evaluate all risks - including dropping out of law school to start his own business

A former Y Combinator partner shares the questions he uses to evaluate all risks - including dropping out of law school to start his own business

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Harj Taggar is a former Y Combinator partner and the cofounder and CEO of Triplebyte. He was initially enrolled in law school in the UK, but he dropped out to move to the US...
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Black female entrepreneurs receive just 0.0006% of funding. We spoke to the founder of Ruby Love, who raised $15 million, about why

Black female entrepreneurs receive just 0.0006% of funding. We spoke to the founder of Ruby Love, who raised $15 million, about why

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Crystal Etienne is founder and CEO of Ruby Love, a startup which develops period-proof pants. Ruby Love raised $15 million in July from The Craftory investment house, including...
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Former Teen Vogue editor-in-chief Elaine Welteroth shares the best early career lessons that changed the trajectory of her life

Former Teen Vogue editor-in-chief Elaine Welteroth shares the best early career lessons that changed the trajectory of her life

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Dan Schawbel is a bestselling author, speaker, entrepreneur, and host of the " 5 Questions with Dan Schawbel " podcast, where he interviews world-class humans by asking them...
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Kanye West tried to build 'Star Wars'-inspired domes for the homeless, but LA officials just forced him to tear them down

Kanye West tried to build 'Star Wars'-inspired domes for the homeless, but LA officials just forced him to tear them down

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Kanye West constructed four "Star Wars"-inspired structures on his property in Calabasas, California, which were intended to house the homeless. The dwellings were supposed to...
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Trulioo raises $52.8 million to verify customers' identities

Trulioo raises $52.8 million to verify customers' identities

15 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Trulioo, a Vancouver-based ID verification provider, has raised $70 million CAD in fresh capital from American Express Ventures and others.
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Meet Lucy: The Minnesota-Made AI Supercomputer

22 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Artificial intelligence may bring to mind robots or other machines taking over our jobs someday, but some Minnesota companies are proving machines can help...
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Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

A 14-link human chain helped free four dolphins that were stranded in a Florida canal. Read more ...

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was taken into custody in Pittsburgh on a felony warrant out of Florida, authorities say. Read more ...

‘Not a House party': Ex-Trump aide Lewandowski hearing turns into...

‘Not a House party': Ex-Trump aide Lewandowski hearing turns into impeachment circus

Seeking to impeach President Donald Trump, the House Judiciary Committee summoned his former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski for a hearing that devolved into a trolling and... Read more ...

American Becomes 1st Person To Swim English Channel Four Times Without Stopping

American Becomes 1st Person To Swim English Channel Four Times Without Stopping

Sarah Thomas of Colorado plunged into the record books with her 54-hour feat. She finished Tuesday and said she was stung in the face by a jellyfish in the process. Read more ...

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

This strain of E. coli usually sickens people within three to four days of exposure. Read more ...

Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Female Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies at 75

Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Female Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies at 75

Roberts, who joined the fledgling network in 1978, was a seasoned Washington insider who developed a distinctive voice as a reporter and commentator for both NPR and ABC News. Read more ...

Daniel Jones named Giants starting quarterback as Eli Manning benched

Daniel Jones named Giants starting quarterback as Eli Manning benched

The Daniel Jones era will begin on Sunday. The Giants tweeted out on Tuesday morning that Eli Manning would not start in Week 3 against the Buccaneers with the Duke rookie... Read more ...

This swim just broke a world record

This swim just broke a world record

Sarah Thomas, a breast cancer survivor, has broken a world-record by swimming the English Channel four times non-stop, in just over 54 hours. Read more ...

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek said Tuesday that he is undergoing another round of chemotherapy. Read more ...

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify...

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify for financial aid

More than half of the program's medical students received need-based scholarships to cover the cost of attendance, which is about $90,000 per year. Read more ...