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Wall Street, Brace Yourself: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Joining House Financial Services Committee

4 minutes ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Wall Street had better brace itself, because the House Financial Services Committee is about to be loaded with some big names from the left wing of the Democratic Party. Per...
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The Note: Diversity dominates emerging 2020 Democratic field

24 minutes ago   |   ABC News

As the House of Representatives votes to condemn white supremacy in the wake of Rep. Steve King's comments, Democrats are fielding a diverse slate of 2020 contenders.
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From A Cell To A Home: Ex-Inmates Find Stability With Innovative Program

From A Cell To A Home: Ex-Inmates Find Stability With Innovative Program

36 minutes ago   |   NPR

A novel housing program in California links people recently released from long-term prison sentences with hosts willing to rent space in their homes.
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Alone in the dark, a teen drowned in a pond near UCF. His family says this bill could save the next person in need

44 minutes ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

It took almost two days for 18-year-old Adrian Edwin Diaz's body to be pulled out of a retention pond near Knight Library, a college bar near the University of Central Florida...
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Abrams and Gillum target Trump in 2020

Abrams and Gillum target Trump in 2020

46 minutes ago   |   Politico

Stacey Abrams and Andrew Gillum - two of the Democratic Party's breakout candidates of 2018, despite losing their elections for governor of Georgia and Florida - are looking to...
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As Republicans Rush to Condemn Steve King, Some Ask: Why Not Trump?

48 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Republican leaders are piling on in their condemnations of Representative Steve King of Iowa, but they remain silent on similar comments by President Trump.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez secures powerful House committee seat that gives her a huge say over Wall Street

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez secures powerful House committee seat that gives her a huge say over Wall Street

52 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that she got a spot on the powerful House Financial Services Committee. The committee has broad authority to oversee big banks and...
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More Democrats Dreaming of 2020

58 minutes ago   |   FOX News

Today we are taking a good hard look at a handful of democrats who have now either announced, or are looking like they might announce a run for president. Some names you may...
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Lori Trahan appointed to House Armed Services Committee

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

BOSTON - One of the state's newest members of Congress has been appointed to a powerful committee. Democratic Rep. Lori Trahan - who represents the state's 3rd Congressional...
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Lawyer found guilty on multiple counts of sexual assault

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

SPRINGFIELD - A Massachusetts lawyer has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman who was facing foreclosure from a bank the lawyer represented. Forty-one-year-old...
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Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. Read more ...

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Announces 2020 Presidential Run

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Announces 2020 Presidential Run

Gillibrand joins a growing field of Democratic candidates, telling TV host Stephen Colbert on Tuesday that she's launching an exploratory committee and explaining why she's... Read more ...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds - without pay

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers - nearly 60 percent of its workforce - from furlough to handle tax refunds without pay. Read more ...

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

A business owner posted on Facebook before the game that he would make the donation if the Syracuse Orange defeated No. 1-ranked Duke. Read more ...

A photographer captured the notes William Barr's grandson wrote during his...

A photographer captured the notes William Barr's grandson wrote during his grandpa's confirmation hearing

William Barr, President Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, sat for his confirmation hearing on Tuesday, but Barr wasn't alone - members of his family, including his... Read more ...

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

The lawsuit alleges that Netflix did not have permission to use the trademarked phrase "choose your own adventure." Read more ...

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

A federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. US District Judge Jesse Furman said Tuesday that... Read more ...

Winter Weather Advisory this morning

Winter Weather Advisory this morning

Winter Weather Advisory this morning for some. More active weather on the horizon. Read more ...

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Rachel Zegler recently went viral for some powerhouse vocals. Read more ...

American among 14 killed in Kenyan luxury hotel shooting

American among 14 killed in Kenyan luxury hotel shooting

Kenya's president declared early Wednesday that an attack by terrorists on a luxury hotel and shopping complex had ended, and that 14 people were killed, including an American... Read more ...