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Condemned to Repeat the History of Bank Failures?

3 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The 2008 crisis showed what happens when financial regulation is weakened while the economy is strong. The Trump administration is doing it again.
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Ford to Build Self-Driving Vehicles in Michigan

9 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The automaker also said it would build electric vehicles at its existing plant in Flat Rock, Mich., as part of a plan to invest $900 million in manufacturing in the state.
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Sports betting at upstate NY casinos can begin in May

13 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

Upstate New York casinos authorized to offer sports gambling could be accepting wagers by Memorial Day weekend. The state Gaming Commission formally posted its rules for sports...
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WATCH LIVE: Archdiocese officials respond to new list of Illinois priests accused of sexual misconduct

13 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

Attorneys who have represented clergy abuse victims across the United States released a report that lists the names of every Catholic priest and lay person in Illinois who has...
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Giants meet with Dwayne Haskins before his Ohio State Pro Day

17 minutes ago   |   Newsday

Before the Giants watched Dwayne Haskins on the field at his Pro Day at Ohio State on Wednesday, they evaluated something that may be even more important to them when it comes...
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March Madness predictions: Why I'm no longer taking St. John's vs. Arizona State

March Madness predictions: Why I'm no longer taking St. John's vs. Arizona State

19 minutes ago   |   New York Post

I need to fill out a new bracket. I made a mistake. Arizona State over St. John's: When you've watched a team as talented and inconsistent and indifferent and electric as the...
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GOP Senators Defend John McCain After President Trump's Attacks: ‘Genuine American Hero'

21 minutes ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Some Republican senators defended late John McCain as a “hero” on Wednesday after President Donald Trump again denounced the Arizonan, who died of brain cancer in...
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‘Our Darkest of Days.' New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Reflects on How The Country Can Move Forward

21 minutes ago   |   Time

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has garnered international praise for her empathetic but defiant response in the wake of the terror attacks on two mosques in the city...
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PSC gives Charter another extension in negotiations

26 minutes ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - Charter is getting another reprieve to remain in New York state - at least for now.
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Maryland General Assembly gives final OK to $15 minimum wage

27 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

The Maryland General Assembly gave final approval Wednesday to raising the state's minimum wage from $10.10 to $15 an hour by 2025. Democrats who control the legislature agreed...
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Robert Kraft to reject plea deal offered in prostitution case, reports say

Robert Kraft to reject plea deal offered in prostitution case, reports say

Prosecutors were offering a deal in which charges would be dropped if Kraft admitted that he would be found guilty in court. Read more ...

Mother accused of abusing 7 adopted children, forcing them to perform on YouTube

Mother accused of abusing 7 adopted children, forcing them to perform on YouTube

The woman's YouTube channel has 800,000 subscribers and hundreds of millions of views. Read more ...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring anytime soon

Retirement is not even on the radar for this 97-year-old man in New Jersey. Read more ...

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Those who like their tea piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study. Read more ...

'Stranger Things' season 3 trailer reveals new Upside Down monster

'Stranger Things' season 3 trailer reveals new Upside Down monster

In true 80s style, they're fighting it off in the local mall. Read more ...

Clean Drinking Water A Bigger Global Threat Than Climate Change, EPA's...

Clean Drinking Water A Bigger Global Threat Than Climate Change, EPA's Wheeler Says

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler says that unsafe drinking water - not climate change - poses the greatest and most immediate global threat to the environment. Read more ...

Fed Signals Rate Hikes May Be Over For 2019

Fed Signals Rate Hikes May Be Over For 2019

The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday and signaled that no more rate hikes may be necessary this year amid signs of economic slowing. Read more ...

Supreme Court Justices Seem Incredulous At Repeated Racial Bias In Jury...

Supreme Court Justices Seem Incredulous At Repeated Racial Bias In Jury Selection

In a Mississippi death-penalty case, the justices were skeptical of the way the state picked and dismissed black jurors and appeared ready not to uphold the conviction. Read more ...

White Sox, top prospect Eloy Jimenez near 6-year, $43M deal, reports say

White Sox, top prospect Eloy Jimenez near 6-year, $43M deal, reports say

Jimenez had a monster 2018 season split between Double-A and Triple-A, slashing .337/.384/.577 with 22 home runs and 75 RBIs in 108 games. Read more ...

Anti-Semitic vandals deface gravestones at Jewish cemetery

Anti-Semitic vandals deface gravestones at Jewish cemetery

Dozens of gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts have been defaced with anti-Semitic messages and swastikas - including references to Adolf Hitler, according to... Read more ...