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Drones in hand, UAlbany researchers among group headed to Greenland ice pack

34 minutes ago   |   Times Union

Oblivious to the sunshine outside, a dozen college students on Monday were competing in the University at Albany's new indoor drone course in an old basketball court in the...
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Lawmakers poised to pass law granting driver's licenses to illegal immigrants

Lawmakers poised to pass law granting driver's licenses to illegal immigrants

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

ALBANY - New York lawmakers are poised to vote into law a measure that would provide driver's licenses to the state's undocumented immigrants following days of tense...
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Report: Childhood poverty persists in fast-growing Southwest

2 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

A report on childhood well-being shows improved overall chances for U.S. children to thrive based on broad measures of economic circumstances, education and community support.
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Facebook's marketing chief Antonio Lucio talks about how he plans to fix the dented brand, why he's using agencies for the first time, and what it's like to work at a founder-led company

Facebook's marketing chief Antonio Lucio talks about how he plans to fix the dented brand, why he's using agencies for the first time, and what it's like to work at a founder-led company

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook's global CMO Antonio Lucio said the company is launching a new ad campaign because it needs to do a better job of telling its story to users and advertisers. He said...
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Gary Sanchez, Luke Voit lead All-Star voting with other Yankees in the hunt

3 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

The updated AL All-Star ballots were released on Monday, and the Yankees are in good shape to send some representatives to Cleveland. Catcher Gary Sanchez and first baseman...
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Uncertainty over output gap and structural-balance estimates remains elevated

4 hours ago   |   Bruegel

The European fiscal framework involves a complex set of rules and indicators. An important indicator is the so-called structural balance of the general government, which aims...
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What China struggles more than ever to get from Hong Kong: Loyalty and love

4 hours ago   |   National Post

BEIJING - Days after he pushed through a measure that would grant him lifetime rule, Chinese President Xi Jinping closed the Communist Party's 19th Congress in 2017 with a...
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New York poised to codify ambitious environmental goals

5 hours ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - New York is on the verge of adopting one of the nation's most aggressive plans to combat climate change. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo told WAMC News on Monday morning that he...
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Deploying U.S. troops in Poland wholly defensive, ambassador responds to Russia

6 hours ago   |   National Post

U.S. agreement with Poland to send 1,000 extra troops to the country is a defensive measure needed for its security, the U.S. ambassador to Warsaw said on Monday, replying to...
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Tiny probe that senses deep in the lung set to shed light on disease

7 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A hair-sized probe that can measure key indicators of tissue damage deep in the lung has been developed by scientists.
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Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

The fashion legend, socialite and artist died Monday at the age of 95. Read more ...

Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Eleven legislative districts in Virginia were declared to be sorted by race and were redrawn. The court's decision Monday left that in place. Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding

The court's decision puts off a major case for next term and allows the issue to further percolate in the courts below. Read more ...

2 Shot, 2 Arrested In Shooting Near Massive Raptors Parade In Toronto

2 Shot, 2 Arrested In Shooting Near Massive Raptors Parade In Toronto

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in attendance at the celebration for the NBA champions when the shots rang out near Nathan Phillips Square. Read more ...

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Witnesses and authorities say a masked gunman opened fire on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas Monday morning before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with... Read more ...

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree was estimated to be about 80 to 100 years old. Read more ...

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

The bodies of a missing Oregon woman and her 3-year-old son were discovered in a wooded area over the weekend - weeks after the boy's father was arrested in connection to their... Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

The American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress and socialite was born in 1924. Read more ...

Deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Dies, State TV Reports

Deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi Dies, State TV Reports

The state broadcaster said that the deposed leader requested permission to speak in court, which the judge granted. He reportedly fainted and died during a break in the session. Read more ...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off intruder with machete

Braydon Smith was alone in the house and on the phone with his mom when the suspect entered through a window. Read more ...