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Would A Payroll Tax Cut Help The U.S. Economy?

8 minutes ago   |   NPR

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Jason Furman, who was President Obama's chief economic adviser, about Trump administration's consideration to stimulate the economy via payroll...
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Rescue caught on camera after plane crashes off of California coast

Rescue caught on camera after plane crashes off of California coast

16 minutes ago   |   WYFF

The pilot and passenger walked away practically unscathed thanks to some quick thinking and the U.S. Coast Guard.
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Pols push efforts to counter Merrimack River pollution

30 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

LOWELL - In June, local volunteers jumped into kayaks to remove bottles, lighters, drug syringes and even traffic cones from the Merrimack River - the main water source for the...
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Authorities investigate Dallas postal customer's racist rant

52 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

Dallas police and U.S. Postal Service inspectors are investigating a customer's racist rant against an employee at a post office.
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Electoral College Members Don't Have to Follow the Will of Voters, Appeals Court Rules

52 minutes ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

A U.S. appeals court in Denver said Electoral College members can vote for the presidential candidate of their choice and aren't bound by the popular vote in their states. The...
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Boston Calling convictions have ‘chilling' effect on advocacy, councilors say

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Ten city councilors slammed the federal Boston Calling convictions in a signed statement Wednesday, calling them “grievous misuse of limited prosecutorial resources in service...
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Indictment: US researcher working for Chinese college

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

A federal indictment alleges an associate professor at the University of Kansas was secretly working full time for a Chinese university while doing research in Kansas on...
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Former OMB director says a halt in US consumer spending would bring on a recession

1 hour ago   |   CNBC

Jim Nussle, a former Office of Management and Budget director, told CNBC that a strong U.S. consumer is the only thing keeping the country from recession.
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Nordstrom beats profit estimates as it clears inventory faster and sells more online

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

Upscale U.S. retailer Nordstrom Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as it said it had cut costs and cleared more inventory, sending its shares up...
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Even in defeat, New Jersey little league shows what it's made of

Even in defeat, New Jersey little league shows what it's made of

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

After all of the excitement of reaching the Little League World Series, after all of the love he and his teammates received - even from major leaguers - and after two victories...
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A Record Number of Fires Are Currently Burning Across the Amazon Rainforest

A Record Number of Fires Are Currently Burning Across the Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of forest fires this year, according to Brazil's Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, a space research center. The INPE... Read more ...

'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog named Monte

'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog named Monte

Every dog has its day, and for Monte, a terrier mix shelter dog, that day came with Disney fame. Read more ...

Former 'Miracle on Ice' player accused of beating neighbor with metal pole...

Former 'Miracle on Ice' player accused of beating neighbor with metal pole over 'spiked beer'

Mark Pavelich assaulted his neighbor he had been fishing with earlier in the day, believing he had slipped something into his beer, police said. Read more ...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'

Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Read more ...

Wild tap NHL veteran Bill Guerin as new general manager

Wild tap NHL veteran Bill Guerin as new general manager

Less than a month before training camp is set to begin, the Wild have hired a new GM to steer a the teetering ship. Read more ...

Jets' Brandon Copeland suspended four games for PEDs

Jets' Brandon Copeland suspended four games for PEDs

The Jets will be without Brandon Copeland for the first four games of the season after the NFL suspended the linebacker for violating the league policy on performance-enhancing... Read more ...

6 seniors face charges for having public sex in Connecticut

6 seniors face charges for having public sex in Connecticut

Police say the six, five men and an 85-year-old woman, were involved in lewd and sexual activity in the Grace Richardson conservation area in Fairfield earlier this month. Read more ...

Trump eases student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans

Trump eases student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans

President Donald Trump on Wednesday directed the Education Department to more easily forgive the federal student loans owed by veterans with disabilities, making a move... Read more ...

Shooter wounds LA County sheriff's deputy at police station

Shooter wounds LA County sheriff's deputy at police station

A gunman opened fire outside a Los Angeles County police station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding one sheriff's deputy, authorities said. The deputy was shot in the shoulder at... Read more ...

The US deficit is set to top $1 trillion 2 years sooner than expected

The US deficit is set to top $1 trillion 2 years sooner than expected

A recently passed bipartisan budget agreement is expected to push the national deficit above $1 trillion next year. The Congressional Budget Office significantly raised its... Read more ...