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Embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt tells Congress he has 'nothing to hide' as he defends his conduct

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:58:40 -0400

As calls for his ouster rise, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt heads to Capitol Hill Thursday were he's expected to face scrutiny for misconduct allegations.


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VA nominee Ronny Jackson withdraws amid allegations he dished out opioids, drank on duty

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:05:23 -0400

White House doctor Ronny Jackson came under harsh criticism for charges he dished out opioids, drank on the job and fostered a hostile work environment at the White House medical office.


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Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen apologizes for offensive tweets on day of NFL draft

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:07:04 -0400

Yahoo! unearthed racially offensive tweets that former Wyoming QB Josh Allen sent in 2012 and 2013. The likely first-round pick apologized to ESPN on Thursday.


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Trump makes admissions about Michael Cohen and lawyers immediately pounce on his words

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:35:32 -0400

Within hours of his appearance on Fox, federal prosecutors sought to use President Trump's words against him in the criminal case against his lawyer


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Ford to kill Fusion, Taurus and Fiesta cars to make way for more SUVs

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:56:57 -0400

It's making a way for a bevy of new SUV and truck models. All that will remain: Mustang and a new hatchback


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Chinese geologists say North Korea nuclear test site collapsed, may explain end of program

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:46:29 -0400

Chinese geologists claim in a new study that the mountain above North Korea’s main nuclear test site collapsed in September.


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Police found more than 1,000 rounds of ammo, video footage in Travis Reinking's apartment

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:01:48 -0400

Investigators have already started to extract information from hard drives, computers and thumb drives found in the apartment.


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Thinking about where to retire? Here are 30 great U.S. cities for older Americans

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:06:41 -0400

The U.S. is on the verge of a massive surge of retirement in the coming years. For those millions of retiring Americans who are looking to find a place to live , many considerations in mind. Here is a list of the best cities for older Americans to retire based on an index of a dozen measures.


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Some antidepressants linked to dementia, study finds

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:30:08 -0400

Those with dementia were up to 30% more likely to have prescriptions for certain antidepressants, British researchers found.


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Ronny Jackson staying on as White House doctor despite misconduct charges

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:21:12 -0400

Some senators are calling for further investigation of the failed VA nominee who is facing a raft of allegations, including charges he drank on duty.


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Subway to close about 500 U.S. restaurants, while opening 1,000-plus overseas

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:09:00 -0400

Subway Restaurants is planning to shutter an estimated 500 locations in the U.S. The move is part of the chain's rebranding and expansion to overseas markets.


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Rare 'Jack the Ripper' post card to police will be auctioned off

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:06:55 -0400

The rare letter believed to be written by famed London serial killer Jack the Ripper will be auctioned next week.


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Lower wages, student loan debt: Here's why it's harder for Millennials to build wealth

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:00:05 -0400

Millennials are running into plenty of money troubles as they try to build wealth in a time of low wages and high student debt.


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Who is Joseph James DeAngelo, the accused Golden State Killer?

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:04:51 -0400

Joseph James DeAngelo worked as a police officer for two California departments in the 1970s. The Auburn police department fired DeAngelo after he was arrested for stealing a hammer and a can of dog repellant from a store.


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NFL mock draft 2018: How first round shapes up if Sam Darnold is No. 1 pick

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:39:25 -0400

With the first round starting Thursday, we took one last crack at how the 2018 NFL draft might unfold.


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'Star Wars Resistance' takes over the animated skies this fall on Disney Channel

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:00:26 -0400

The new animated series 'Star Wars Resistance' premieres this fall on Disney Channel and will feature BB-8 and other fan-favorite movie characters.


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Gorillas more plentiful in Africa than thought, but population is still dropping

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:05:48 -0400

There's both good and bad news about our ape relatives in western Africa based on a massive, decade-long study of western equatorial Africa’s gorillas and chimps.


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50 state road trip: Best museum in each state

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:30:03 -0400

To make their choices, 24/7 Wall St. sifted through rankings by various sources, observed annual attendance figures, and weighed visitor comments.


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Drug copay groups: Critical patient charities or fronts for drug makers?

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 10:30:18 -0400

The fracas over drugmaker Mylan's Epipen prices nearly two years ago shows what's at stake. High-deductible health plans prompted public outrage.


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Don't blow it, Congress. Confront EPA administrator Scott Pruitt on ethics abuses.

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:32:30 -0400

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt spends like Louis XIV, ignores ethics rules and should be long gone. Congress must not waste its chance to question him.


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When will the Senate start holding congressional sexual harassers accountable?

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 05:00:02 -0400

Congress is in the spotlight for its sexual harassment cases and missed its chance to hold its perpetrators accountable. Will it take its next chance?


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Give teachers their due, but hold them accountable

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:21:21 -0400

Teacher walkouts are a sign that states have their priorities out of whack on tax cuts and pensions: Our view


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Citizenship for sale: EB-5 visas and the wealthy's brilliant plan to help the wealthy

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 03:15:08 -0400

Real capitalist Americans know that programs like EB-5 shouldn’t be reformed. They should be unchained so rich foreigners and developers can cash in.


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Tom Cruise details insane 'Mission: Impossible' jump stunt at 25,000 feet, done 106 times

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:16:43 -0400

Tom Cruise lit up CinemaCon detailing his 'Mission: Impossible' high altitude jumps during the Paramount Studios movie slate Wednesday.


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Apple still makes it too hard to get kids to put down their iPhone

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:18:54 -0400

Nearly half of parents think regulating kid screen time is a constant battle. Parental controls aren't universally available. Apple can do more.


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NFL draft 2018: Time, TV channels and order for all seven rounds

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:37:52 -0400

First round gets under way at 8 p.m. ET Thursday at AT&T Stadium with the Cleveland Browns on the clock.


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Husband’s affair leads to murder-suicide involving mistress and wife in Pennsylvania home

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:11:18 -0400

Jennair Gerardot sent texts to her husband, Mark, on Monday in which she laid out how she planned to kill the woman with whom he was having an affair.


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Ball brothers, slowed by injuries, leaving Lithuanian club

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:26:59 -0400

Ball brothers, bothered by injuries, leaving Lithuania by mutual agreement with team






Senate panel approves bipartisan bill to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from firing

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:22:04 -0400

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bipartisan bill Thursday to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired in the midst of the Russia investigation.


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