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Senators unveil proposal to overhaul Capitol Hill harassment policy

8 seconds ago   |   Politico

Senior senators in both parties on Wednesday released a proposal to overhaul Capitol Hill's sexual harassment policy with the blessing of GOP and Democratic leaders, setting...
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Where to find Vichy water?

2 minutes ago   |   Times Union

A reader writes: A circa-1900 six-pack of Saratoga Vichy Water is part of the collections at the Albany Institute of History & Art. A few days ago someone, for some strange...
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Cynthia Nixon is already winning

Cynthia Nixon is already winning

8 minutes ago   |   Think Progress

A year ago, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he was opposed to recreational marijuana, calling it a “ gateway drug .” Last month, he was singing a different tune. “You have...
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Pompeo: U.S. will fight Russian interference in 2018 elections

12 minutes ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration will not tolerate Russian interference in the 2018 congressional midterm elections. Pompeo told the...
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Pompeo says Trump-Kim summit still set for June 12

12 minutes ago   |   Politico

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is “still scheduled for June 12,” despite suggestions by Trump that...
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FBI raids house, storage unit of former Ohio House speaker

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Senate bill overhauls handling of sex harassment complaints

18 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Senate negotiators have released a bipartisan bill to overhaul the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill. The bill eliminates mandatory...
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Congress looking into alleged sexual abuse in USA Swimming and other Olympic sports

22 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Tim Hinchey will testify in front of a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee to address a former Olympian's claims of sexual abuse by her coach.
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Eighties Babies Are Officially the Brokest Generation, Federal Reserve Study Concludes

22 minutes ago   |   Slate

Right after the Great Recession, it was a little hard to tell who had it worse: Millennials or Gen X. On the one hand, those of us in our twenties and early thirties faced the...
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Trump in talks to cancel some budget cutbacks

28 minutes ago   |   Politico

The Trump administration is eyeing tweaks to its massive spending cuts proposal as it looks to court votes from skeptical Republicans on Capitol Hill, according to multiple GOP...
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Award-winning novelist Philip Roth dead at 85

Award-winning novelist Philip Roth dead at 85

Philip Roth, the American novelist who penned the celebrated “Portnoy's Complaint,” died at the age of 85 on Tuesday. The author, whose novels were fueled with sex, was... Read more ...

Legend of Loch Ness monster will be tested with DNA samples

Legend of Loch Ness monster will be tested with DNA samples

A New Zealand scientist is leading a team to the lake next month to take samples of the murky waters to conduct DNA tests and determine what species live there. Read more ...

​Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano​ flows nearby​

​Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano​ flows nearby​

Authorities were racing Tuesday to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island. Read more ...

Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

President Donald Trump is issuing a rallying call to opponents of abortion, encouraging them to the polls to elect conservative lawmakers. Read more ...

Comcast says it's in ‘advanced' stages of prepping Fox bid

Comcast says it's in ‘advanced' stages of prepping Fox bid

Comcast on Wednesday confirmed that it is considering and is in advanced stages of preparing an offer for the businesses that Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to sell to... Read more ...

NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

The NFL approved a new owner for the Carolina Panthers, passed a rule to eject players who hit with their helmets, and took steps to spice up the kickoff. Read more ...

Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home

Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home

A 30-year-old man's parents are taking legal action against him after he refused to move out of their house, according to legal documents Read more ...

Vegas casino workers OK strike that may hobble famed resorts

Vegas casino workers OK strike that may hobble famed resorts

Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job after union members voted Tuesday to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1. Read more ...

Deutsche Bank sinks to an 18-month low after reports says its slashing up to...

Deutsche Bank sinks to an 18-month low after reports says its slashing up to 10,000 jobs

Deutsche Bank slipped as much as 3% ahead of its annual shareholder meeting Thursday. Separate reports outlined the bank's expected announcements, which are said to include a... Read more ...

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

The bill would help people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments. Read more ...