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Dow futures edge higher ahead of Federal Reserve rate decision

55 minutes ago   |   CNBC

U.S. stock index futures were higher on Wednesday morning, as traders eagerly awaited the Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy decision.
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Several Thousand Migrant Children In U.S. Custody Could Be Released Before Christmas

Several Thousand Migrant Children In U.S. Custody Could Be Released Before Christmas

1 hour ago   |   NPR

In a surprise policy change, the Department of Health and Human Services plans to speed the vetting of sponsors so that more migrant children can be released from custody.
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Advertisers are fleeing in droves after Tucker Carlson's comments about immigrants on Fox News - check out the list

Advertisers are fleeing in droves after Tucker Carlson's comments about immigrants on Fox News - check out the list

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Companies that ran advertisements during Tucker Carlson's timeslot on Fox News have begun fleeing in droves, following the controversial comments he made about immigrants...
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Thousands of Migrant Children Could Be Released After Policy Change

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

With the easing of security screening requirements, the time that migrant children are kept in shelters is expected to be much shorter.
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City Council signs off on policy for unimproved roads around Omaha

City Council signs off on policy for unimproved roads around Omaha

5 hours ago   |   KETV

The new policy will provide cost-sharing options for people living on these streets
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The U.S. Is Reviewing Reports of Imports Linked to a Forced Labor Camp in China

5 hours ago   |   Time

The U.S. government said Tuesday that it is reviewing reports of forced labor at a Chinese detention camp where ethnic minorities must give up their religion and language and...
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The Trump Administration Reverses Its Policy on Migrant Children's Sponsors

6 hours ago   |   Time

The Trump administration is changing the way it reviews sponsors who want to care for migrant children in government custody - backing off a requirement that all people in the...
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Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill

7 hours ago   |   Time   |   5 articles

The Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill Tuesday that addresses concerns that the nation's war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for...
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Adam Silver Discusses NBA's Evolving Marijuana Policy on B/R's Full 48 Podcast

7 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

The NBA has had discussions with the National Basketball Players Association regarding the league's marijuana policy, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver revealed to Bleacher Report's...
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CEO buys right to name blind worm species after Trump

7 hours ago   |   RT

A blind, wormlike, dirt-burrowing amphibian has been named after US President Donald Trump in a dig at his climate change policies after the CEO of a sustainable building...
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Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill

While it does not go as far as proponents would like, the bill is the most sweeping prison reform agreement that Congress has passed in decades. Read more ...

Mike Flynn deserves an apology and other commentary

Mike Flynn deserves an apology and other commentary

Security desk: Michael Flynn Deserves an Apology Michael Flynn was forced to resign as President Trump's national security adviser after widely being branded a traitor over his... Read more ...

Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

Porch pirates have been hit with glitter and fart spray, thanks to these fake delivery boxes. Read more ...

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Marshall directed Big and A League of Their Own, among other films. (Image credit: ABC Photo Archives/Getty Images) Read more ...

MLB hot stove: Angels reportedly agree to 1-year deal with starter Matt Harvey

MLB hot stove: Angels reportedly agree to 1-year deal with starter Matt Harvey

The deal will be worth $11 million, with an additional $3 million worth of available incentives, according to a report from Fancred Sports. Read more ...

To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over...

To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over border wall

The White House proposed Congress approve a $5 billion budget to start the border wall. Read more ...

Trump Foundation to shut down amid allegations of misuse

Trump Foundation to shut down amid allegations of misuse

President Trump has agreed to dissolve his charity and give away the remaining $1.75 million in its account, state Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced Tuesday. The... Read more ...

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn will not be sentenced Tuesday. Read more ...

'God healed Roxli': 11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor vanishes...

'God healed Roxli': 11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor vanishes, baffling doctors

“We didn't know how long she would be healthy and, look at her, she's just doing awesome,” the girl's dad said. Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Internal Facebook documents show it gave tech giants like Amazon and Microsoft privileged access to user... Read more ...