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West Virginia backtracks on using smartphone voting app in state primary

21 minutes ago   |   NBC News

Voters with disabilities will instead be able to use a system that prints out their completed ballot, which they can then mail in.
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Spring training roundup: Strasburg struggles in spring debut

25 minutes ago   |   National Post

World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg had a rough spring debut, giving up three runs in 1 1/3 innings, as the Washington Nationals lost 8-1 to the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on...
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Chicago Police Department's new CTA safety plan includes 50 additional officers to mass transit unit

57 minutes ago   |   ABC

Mayor Lori Lightfoot joined Chicago police and CTA leaders to unveil a plan to keep CTA passengers safe Friday.
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Boise State shifts home-and-home with Wazzu back a few seasons

1 hour ago   |   NBC Sports

Boise State and their nearby Pac-12 rivals have moved a few things around on the calendar this week when it comes to future football schedules.
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Police on scene of reported shooting near Red Line stop in the Loop

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Chicago police are on the scene of a reported shooting near the CTA Red Line in the Loop. Officers responded to reports of shots fired around 4:15 p.m. at the CTA...
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot doesn't plan to eliminate Columbus Day city holiday despite CPS decision to only honor Indigenous People's Day

1 hour ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

After Chicago Public Schools announced they would no longer celebrate Columbus Day, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she would not eliminate the holiday at the city level.
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UCLA completes 2026 schedule by bringing Nevada to the Rose Bowl

2 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

UCLA continued a flurry of schedule moves by Pac-12 and Mountain West schools this week by adding Nevada to their 2026 docket.
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Spooky 'blood snow' invades Antarctic island

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

The blood-red algae behind the phenomenon could kick off a runaway feedback loop of warming, researchers warned.
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Amtrak officer who fatally shot unarmed Minnesota man in Chicago acquitted, judge says

2 hours ago   |   ABC

An Amtrak police officer charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Minnesota man in Chicago has been acquitted.
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Why Is This Peter Thiel-Backed Startup Mining Bitcoin In West Texas?

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

It seemed odd that a crypto-mining startup chose as its center of operations an empty corner of oil country.
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Report: Los Angeles deputies shared Kobe Bryant crash photos

Report: Los Angeles deputies shared Kobe Bryant crash photos

Authorities are investigating whether deputies shared graphic photos of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others. Read more ...

Stocks, Dow Sink As Coronavirus Fears Continue Driving Economic Uncertainty

Stocks, Dow Sink As Coronavirus Fears Continue Driving Economic Uncertainty

Some indexes are set to close out their worst week since the depths of the financial crisis in 2008. Read more ...

Some fans mistake Garth Brooks' Barry Sanders jersey for Bernie Sanders

Some fans mistake Garth Brooks' Barry Sanders jersey for Bernie Sanders

Brooks posted a photo of him wearing the jersey on his Instagram page. Some fans thought his jersey was in support of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Read more ...

Court temporarily halts President Trump's ‘Remain in Mexico' policy

Court temporarily halts President Trump's ‘Remain in Mexico' policy

A federal appeals court has temporarily halted a major Trump administration policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration courts. Read more ...

This mom danced with her 2-year-old son in case his wedding never comes

This mom danced with her 2-year-old son in case his wedding never comes

The video has been shared hundreds of times on Facebook. Read more ...

UCLA gymnast Nia Dennis wows crowd with Beyonce routine

UCLA gymnast Nia Dennis wows crowd with Beyonce routine

Move over Katelyn Ohashi - there's a new viral gymnastics star. UCLA gymnast Nia Dennis - who has been wowing the internet with her floor routines for years - outdid herself... Read more ...

House passes sweeping restrictions on flavored vaping and tobacco products

House passes sweeping restrictions on flavored vaping and tobacco products

The legislation seeks to ban flavored tobacco products, including menthol-flavored vaping products and cigarettes. Read more ...

Court temporarily halts President Trump's ‘Remain in Mexico' policy

Court temporarily halts President Trump's ‘Remain in Mexico' policy

A federal appeals court has temporarily halted a major Trump administration policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration courts. Read more ...

Tokyo's Disney parks to close for two weeks over coronavirus

Tokyo's Disney parks to close for two weeks over coronavirus

The closure comes in the wake of a request by Japan's government to cancel or postpone big gatherings and events over the next few weeks to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Read more ...

Second time's a charm? Trump nominates Texas congressman Ratcliffe as DNI...

Second time's a charm? Trump nominates Texas congressman Ratcliffe as DNI chief AGAIN

US President Donald Trump has tapped Rep. John Ratcliffe to be the new Director of National Intelligence, pending Senate confirmation. Ratcliffe had bowed out of the nomination... Read more ...