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Olson Votes Against Ending Government Shutdown. Again

1 hour ago   |   DCCC

Vote once again signals no paychecks in sight for impacted workers Representative Pete Olson voted, once again, to continue the longest government shutdown in US history...
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Manchester Transit Authority warns city officials of shutdown impacts

Manchester Transit Authority warns city officials of shutdown impacts

3 hours ago   |   WMUR

Officials say that if the partial government shutdown continues much longer, the Manchester Transit Authority will run out of money.
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IBM, Ford, LG Chem lead blockchain coalition for ethically sourced minerals

IBM, Ford, LG Chem lead blockchain coalition for ethically sourced minerals

4 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

A coalition of companies led by IBM will use blockchain technology to ensure that the supply chain for minerals will be ethically sourced.
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CalFresh benefits to post early: Here's what you need to know

CalFresh benefits to post early: Here's what you need to know

4 hours ago   |   KCRA

The shutdown is also having an impact on families who rely on CalFresh, the nation's largest nutrition assistance program.
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Governor Newsom holds South Bay housing crisis discussion

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Governor Gavin Newsom was in the South Bay to meet with people impacted by the housing crisis.
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Huawei founder says company would not share user secrets

5 hours ago   |   National Post

SHENZHEN, China - The founder of China's Huawei, the world's biggest supplier of network gear to phone and internet companies, says his company would not share secrets about...
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‘We Are All In This Together': Governor Tim Walz Calls For An End To The Shutdown

5 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - In Minnesota, lawmakers are planning for widespread disruption if the shutdown continues, and state officials are preparing for possible service cuts and layoffs...
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Clifton Park gets upgrade in Moody's rating

5 hours ago   |   Times Union

CLIFTON PARK - Moody's Investment Services has upgraded its rating of the Town of Clifton Park, assigning it an Aa1, the second highest rating, for its Public Improvement...
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Lake Elsinore burn areas preparing for mudslides

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Areas of Lake Elsinore impacted by the Holy Fire are preparing for possible mudslides amid this week's rainstorms.
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One Decade After a ‘Miracle on the Hudson,' Flight Survivors Still Count Their Blessings

6 hours ago   |   Time

It's been 10 years, but there isn't anything Tripp Harris doesn't remember about the cold January day he cheated death on US Airways flight 1549. The jolt when the plane...
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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 ...

US Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, announces plans for 2020 presidential race

US Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, announces plans for 2020 presidential race

The U.S. senator is launching an exploratory committee just days before she heads to the critical state of Iowa. 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 ...

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

The Warriors connected on 10 of their 14 3-pointers in the period, which was also a franchise record for a single quarter. 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

A violent, interactive Netflix movie did not have permission to use the children's book publisher trademarked phrase "choose your own Adventure." Read more ...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as shutdown continues

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard have not been paid during the government shutdown. Read more ...

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

John Wetteland, the former Yankees and Rangers closer, was arrested Monday on child sex abuse charges, the Dallas Morning News reported. The 52-year-old Wetteland is being... 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 ...

Netflix raising prices to offset programming costs, debt

Netflix raising prices to offset programming costs, debt

SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix is raising its US prices by 13 percent to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its streaming service 12 years ago. Its most... Read more ...