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Boeing Slow To 'Own' Recent Air Disasters, Analysts Say

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 05:05

After a second 737 Max jet crashed in Ethiopia, it took Boeing weeks to speak openly about the role its flight control software may have played. Critics say that's too long.

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Supreme Court Dances Around The F-Word With Real Potential Financial Consequences

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 05:00

Is a clothing line called "FUCT" entitled to get trademark protection? The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office said no. Now the Supreme Court must decide.

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What Does Julian Assange's Arrest Mean For WikiLeaks And U.S. Elections?

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 05:00

Julian Assange probably won't have access to his laptop computer for a while, but that may not mean that the organization he created won't still release secrets and, potentially, affect elections.

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Trump Begins Effort To Flip Minnesota, Which Was A Democratic Holdout In 2016

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 05:00

No Republican presidential candidate has claimed the state's 10 Electoral College votes since Richard Nixon in 1972 — the longest blue streak in the country.

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An Unusual Family Of Bald Eagles Adds Three Eaglets

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 02:28

Valor I, Valor II and Starr, a trio of bald eagles in Illinois, hatched three eaglets this year. No such luck for the closely watched eagle couples of Washington, D.C.

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Tracking The Money Race Behind The Presidential Campaign

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 00:00

See which 2020 presidential candidate has raised the most money, who has spent the most, where the candidates' funding comes from — and how the Democrats stack up against President Trump.

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Images: Notre Dame Cathedral

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 20:55

Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris burned on Monday. Its spire fell. But the French Gothic structure was not fully lost, especially in memories of beloved national symbol.

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Bernie Sanders Releases A Decade Of Tax Returns

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 18:30

The returns show that in both 2016 and 2017, Sanders and his wife jointly earned more than $1 million in each of those years. On Monday evening, Beto O'Rourke also released a decade of returns.

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Microplastic Found Even In The Air In France's Pyrenees Mountains

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 18:05

Tiny fragments broken down from larger pieces of plastic have already been found in rivers, lakes, oceans and in agricultural soil. But very few studies of wind-borne microplastic have ever been done.

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'Our Planet' Nature Documentary Addresses The 800-Pound Gorilla — Human Impact

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 17:38

The new Netflix series takes a hard look at the effects of our behavior on the natural world. Series producer Alastair Fothergill says that this is a different, more urgent type of show.

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Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli Plead Not Guilty In College Cheating Scandal

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 16:52

Giannulli and Loughlin are accused of paying $500,000 in bribes arranged by admissions consultant Rick Singer to get their daughters admitted to USC as crew recruits, despite not being rowers.

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Tiger Woods Rises Again — And Sponsors Are Celebrating His Resilience

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 16:09

Woods' historic victory Sunday at the golf Masters Tournament shows the continued earning power of a player who was dropped by many of his sponsors over the course of a tumultuous decade.

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Measles Outbreak 'Accelerates,' Health Officials Warn

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 15:21

This year, the U.S. has confirmed more than 500 measles cases. That's 50 percent higher than the total number recorded last year, even though we're only about a quarter of the way through 2019.

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Biographer Robert Caro On Fame, Power And 'Working' To Uncover The Truth

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 15:06

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist was never interested in only telling the stories of famous men. Instead, he says, "I wanted to use their lives to show how political power worked."

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My New Diet Is An App: Weight Loss Goes Digital

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 15:05

The popularity of weight loss apps, especially among younger people, has forced the traditional weight loss programs to revamp their models to include online, on-demand support.

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WATCH LIVE: Pulitzer Prizes Name A New Crop Of Winners For 2019

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 14:56

Prize Administrator Dana Canedy is stepping behind the lectern Monday to deliver good news to distinguished journalists, authors, musicians, scholars and others ranging across 21 categories.

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Arizona Teachers Can Now Discuss LGBTQ Issues Without Worrying About The Law

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 14:30

Lawmakers in Arizona have repealed a law that banned teachers from portraying "homosexuality as a positive alternative life-style" during HIV/AIDS instruction.

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President Trump Called Former President Jimmy Carter To Talk About China

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 13:52

Trump called Carter on Saturday, the first time the two had spoken, Carter said. He said Trump told him he is particularly concerned about how China is "getting ahead of us."

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Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral In Flames

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 13:44

Video showed the beloved building on fire and police asked people to steer clear of the area.

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Spire Falls At Paris' Notre Dame As Cathedral Is Engulfed In Flames

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 13:44

Video showed the beloved building on fire, with smoke billowing into the sky. The cause of the blaze was not immediately known, but the structure has been been undergoing renovation.

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