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Mitch McConnell says America made up for slavery by electing Barack Obama

Mitch McConnell says America made up for slavery by electing Barack Obama

15 minutes ago   |   Think Progress   |   2 articles

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scoffed at the idea of reparations during his weekly press conference Tuesday, saying that slavery was part of America's distant past...
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St. Peter's postpones Troy daycare closure after parent outcry

23 minutes ago   |   Times Union

St. Peter's Health Partners says it will keep a Troy daycare center open past its original closure date after hearing from parents who worried they wouldn't have enough time to...
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Mitch McConnell Says Reparations for Slavery Are Not a ‘Good Idea'

25 minutes ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday rejected reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to pay. The Kentucky Republican spoke to...
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Biden visits Stonewall ahead of 50th anniversary of uprising

51 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

NEW YORK - Joe Biden has paid a visit to the Stonewall Inn ahead of the 50th anniversary of an uprising that helped spark the gay rights movement. The 2020 Democratic...
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‘The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Chickpeas.' Google Celebrates Falafel With a Doodle

1 hour ago   |   Time

Tuesday's Google Doodle features a short animation of three falafel balls jumping into an open pita filled with hummus, tomato, and cucumber. As Google itself put it, falafel...
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McConnell on reparations for slavery: Not a 'good idea'

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he is against reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to pay. The Kentucky Republican...
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New insight from Great Barrier Reef coral provides correction factor to climate records

2 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Newly developed geological techniques help uncover the most accurate and high-resolution climate records to date, according to a new study. The research finds that the standard...
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Everything you need to know about React, a project started at Facebook that now helps Twitter, Pinterest, and Asana keep their apps looking good and working great

Everything you need to know about React, a project started at Facebook that now helps Twitter, Pinterest, and Asana keep their apps looking good and working great

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

If you've ever liked a status on Facebook, tweeted from your phone, checked off an item on your to-do list on Asana, or pinned an image on Pinterest, then you've crossed paths...
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Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

4 hours ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

President Donald Trump said acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan will not move forward with the confirmation process so that he can “devote more time to his family.” He also...
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Former Panthers RB Rod Smart missing, police ask for help

4 hours ago   |   NBC Sports   |   3 articles

Former Panthers running back and original XFL legend Rod Smart has been reported missing, and authorities in South Carolina have asked for help locating him. According to...
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Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to...

Sprouts Farmers Market recalls frozen spinach in several states due to listeria concerns

You might want to check the fridge. Read more ...

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination

Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary, according to the president. Read more ...

'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins releasing a prequel about Panem

'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins releasing a prequel about Panem

A new prequel to the hit book series is coming to a district near you in 2020. Read more ...

Japan issues tsunami warning after 6.5-magnitude earthquake off north-east coast

Japan issues tsunami warning after 6.5-magnitude earthquake off north-east coast

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred in the Sea of Japan. The powerful jolt triggered a tsunami warning across the island nation. Read more ...

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area's history... Read more ...

Patrick Shanahan Pulls Out Of Defense Secretary Confirmation Process, Trump...

Patrick Shanahan Pulls Out Of Defense Secretary Confirmation Process, Trump Tweets

Trump nominated Mark Esper as the new acting secretary of defense, replacing Shanahan, who's facing controversy over an alleged 2010 domestic dispute. Read more ...

Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week

Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week

President Donald Trump says that next week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin removing millions of people in the U.S. illegally. Read more ...

Trump's pick for Pentagon chief unexpectedly pulled his name out of the...

Trump's pick for Pentagon chief unexpectedly pulled his name out of the running and stepped down

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, President Trump's pick to lead the Pentagon, has withdrawn from the confirmation process and is stepping down to spend more time... Read more ...

Boaty McBoatface, Internet-Adored Sub, Makes Deep-Sea Discovery On Climate...

Boaty McBoatface, Internet-Adored Sub, Makes Deep-Sea Discovery On Climate Change

Since the delightful snafu that led to the research vessel's goofy moniker, the autonomous submarine has been off gathering deep-sea data on the effects of Antarctic winds... Read more ...

Dream job alert: You can get paid $10,000 to be a 'chief grilling officer'...

Dream job alert: You can get paid $10,000 to be a 'chief grilling officer' and travel across America to find the best BBQ ribs

Reynold's Wrap says it will pay someone $10,000 to spend two weeks in August traveling across the US to find the best BBQ ribs in America. The company will supply the "chief... Read more ...