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Dressbarn to close after 60 years in business

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'Bittersweet': Oakland man who left Morehouse College expresses mix of pain, joy after billionaire offers to pay graduate's debt

2 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

"It was like bittersweet and sad and kind of like dang." A former student, who left the college because of the financial burden, expresses mixed emotions after Robert Smith's...
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Annual Boston Calling music festival begins

Annual Boston Calling music festival begins

3 hours ago   |   WCVB

More than 50 acts will be performing across four stages at the three-day event.
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'Bittersweet': Students express mix of pain, joy after billionaire offers to pay college debt

3 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

"It was like bittersweet and sad and kind of like dang." Pain and joy after billionaire offers to pay off student loans, almost a week since an equity fund Billionaire, Robert...
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CONSUMER CATCH-UP: Memorial Day deals, legislation to limit overdraft fees reintroduced, and how your phone makes you spend more at the store

4 hours ago   |   ABC

CONSUMER CATCH-UP: What to buy - and what do avoid - at Memorial Day sales, Sen. Cory Booker reintroduces legislation to limit overdraft fees, and how your phone makes you...
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Trump taps top police official to run ATF

Trump taps top police official to run ATF

4 hours ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump plans to nominate a top police official to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the White House announced Friday. Chuck...
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Assange's Espionage Act Charge Sets Up A Fight Over The First Amendment

Assange's Espionage Act Charge Sets Up A Fight Over The First Amendment

5 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post   |   2 articles

Press freedom advocates warn the government's latest charges could have dangerous implications for journalism.
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Ohio cemetery asks community to attend funeral for veteran with no local family

5 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CINCINNATI, Ohio - An Ohio cemetery is asking citizens to help them lay a war veteran to rest . According to Spring Grove Cemetery , a 90-year-old Korean War veteran, Hezekiah...
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Sundance Institute Announces Documentary Fund and Stories of Change Grantees

Sundance Institute Announces Documentary Fund and Stories of Change Grantees

5 hours ago   |   Filmmaker Magazine

The Sundance Institute today announced the 25 nonfiction films that will receive Documentary Fund and Stories of Change grants. The grants span all the way from initial project...
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Citizenship and immigration services chief resigns

Citizenship and immigration services chief resigns

5 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

The Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services resigned from his post Friday at President Donald Trump's request, according to his resignation letter. Francis Cissna...
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Federal judge blocks Mississippi's 6-week abortion ban

Federal judge blocks Mississippi's 6-week abortion ban

A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, which occurs as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. Read more ...

Doctored videos that make Nancy Pelosi sound drunk viewed millions of times...

Doctored videos that make Nancy Pelosi sound drunk viewed millions of times on social media

The video has been slowed down, which makes her words seem slurred. Read more ...

Missouri governor signs bill criminalizing abortion after 8 weeks

Missouri governor signs bill criminalizing abortion after 8 weeks

The legislation includes an exception for medical emergencies but not for cases of rape and incest. Read more ...

Trump says sending 1500 troops to Middle East for ‘mostly protective' purposes

Trump says sending 1500 troops to Middle East for ‘mostly protective' purposes

President Donald Trump has approved a deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, apparently meant to deter what Washington calls an ongoing threat to US interests from Iran. Read more ...

Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Reverse Protections For Transgender...

Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Reverse Protections For Transgender Patients

A federal agency issued a proposed rule Friday that rolls back Obama-era protections for transgender patients. Advocates for transgender people say the rule leaves them... Read more ...

Vacationers warned about tiny 'clinging jellyfish' that carry paralysis toxins

Vacationers warned about tiny 'clinging jellyfish' that carry paralysis toxins

Wildlife officials are warning anyone headed to New Jersey about an invasive species of jellyfish in the water. Read more ...

Judge partially blocks Trump border wall plan

Judge partially blocks Trump border wall plan

A federal judge has partially blocked President Donald Trump's plan to fund construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The preliminary injunction issued Friday blocks... Read more ...

Disgraced Baylor coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school

Disgraced Baylor coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school

Art Briles' next gig will be coaching high schoolers. The disgraced former Baylor football coach landed a job as a head coach at Mount Vernon High School in Texas, the school... Read more ...

Serial swindler arrested after stealing $80,000 from woman he recently met...

Serial swindler arrested after stealing $80,000 from woman he recently met online, police say

He took the woman out on a date the same day they met, and the two agreed to get married within a week of meeting, authorities said. Read more ...

Rosario, Homer-Happy Twins Romp Past White Sox 11-4

Rosario, Homer-Happy Twins Romp Past White Sox 11-4

MINNEAPOLIS - Eddie Rosario went 4 for 5 with three RBIs and one of Minnesota's three home runs in another power-packed romp by the major league-leading Twins, who beat the... Read more ...