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Dog in shelter for 5 years will soon become star of new billboard to find forever home

6 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Drivers will soon see a new billboard as they travel to downtown Kansas City. It will have a dog's face plastered on it for all to see. His name is Merrick...
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Nancy Pelosi Suggests More Witnesses May Be Called to Testify in Trump Impeachment Inquiry: 'We Aren't Finished Yet'

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

"The sad tragedy of all of this is the behavior of the President and the defense of that behavior by the Republicans," the House Speaker said during her weekly press conference.
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PG&E issues weather 'all clear' for latest round of outages

1 hour ago   |   ABC

PG&E has issued a weather "all clear" for its latest round of Public Safety Power Shutoffs and will begin the process of restoring energy to customers.
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'Slave for sale' Craigslist post leads to hate crime charges

2 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   4 articles

“Hate crimes have no place in our society and will not be tolerated."
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WATCH IN 60 SECONDS: SF plans for new tech office, Oprah's special guest on tour, 52-percent of employees shop at work

2 hours ago   |   ABC

MORNING CATCH-UP: SF plans for new tech office, Oprah's special guest on tour, 52-percent of employees shop at work. Here's what's happening in the Bay Area in 60 seconds.
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Every New Jersey town to get seedlings from toppled historic Salem Oak Tree

2 hours ago   |   ABC

A nearly 600-year-old Salem oak tree that toppled earlier this summer will live on forever across the entire State of New Jersey.
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News Fix: Catch the 'Unicorn meteor storm' Thursday night

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Here's a look at the top stories for your daily News Fix.
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Oxford names 'climate emergency' its 2019 'Word of the Year'

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Amid historic flooding in Venice, Italy, and catastrophic bushfires decimating Australia's koala population, Oxford has named its 2019 Word of the Year "climate emergency."
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How Video Games Can Teach Us to Play Well with Others

6 hours ago   |   Scientific American

What I learned from a game that brings the phenomenon of implicit bias vividly to life
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Tanking Probably Won't Make Your Team Better. Sorry

6 hours ago   |   Time

We live in odd athletic times. Losing has never been this fashionable. Look no further than the 2019 Miami Dolphins, who, as the season was about to kick off, traded two...
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Colorado school district closed more than 40 schools after highly contagious...

Colorado school district closed more than 40 schools after highly contagious virus outbreak

More than a dozen schools in the district reported increased absences "due to illness and several incidences of vomiting in public areas of the schools." Read more ...

Bill to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level passes U.S. House committee

Bill to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level passes U.S. House committee

A divided House panel has endorsed a proposal to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level. Read more ...

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

Ten Democrats seeking the presidency battled it out Wednesday night in a debate just over two months before the primary voting begins. Read more ...

WATCH LIVE: Day 5 of impeachment hearings: Witness denounces ‘fictional'...

WATCH LIVE: Day 5 of impeachment hearings: Witness denounces ‘fictional' Ukraine election interference

A former White House Russia analyst is denouncing as “fictional” the contention from some Republicans that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election. Read more ...

Judge Blocks Justice Department's Plan To Resume Federal Executions

Judge Blocks Justice Department's Plan To Resume Federal Executions

Executions had been set to resume next month after a 16-year pause. A federal judge halted the sentences as inmates challenge the government's lethal injection protocol. Read more ...

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu To Be Indicted On Corruption Charges

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu To Be Indicted On Corruption Charges

It's a massive blow for the longtime leader, who has been fighting to keep his job after two inconclusive elections this year. He is accused of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Read more ...

Teen charged with hate crime for ‘Slave for sale' Craigslist post

Teen charged with hate crime for ‘Slave for sale' Craigslist post

A 14-year-old Illinois boy is facing hate crime charges for allegedly posting a photo of a black classmate on Craigslist alongside a caption that read, “Slave for sale.” The... Read more ...

Patrick Beverley had an all-time flop in Clippers' memorable win

Patrick Beverley had an all-time flop in Clippers' memorable win

The Clippers' 107-104 overtime victory over the Celtics will be remembered as the first game Kawhi Leonard and Paul George played together for Los Angeles. This Patrick... Read more ...

Brazil's President Bolsonaro launches his own party

Brazil's President Bolsonaro launches his own party

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro launched a new political party on Thursday, the Alliance for Brazil , under the banner of fighting graft and advancing Christian... Read more ...

Mom charged after 3-year-old falls from escalator and dies

Mom charged after 3-year-old falls from escalator and dies

A North Carolina mom is facing criminal charges stemming from the death of her 3-year-old son, who fell from an escalator and died, authorities said. Jiterria Lightner will... Read more ...