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CIA Backs Off Director's Claim That Russian Meddling Didn't Swing Election

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 03:13:00 -0400

Director Mike Pompeo incorrectly told a security conference in Washington, D.C., on Thursday that U.S. intelligence has concluded that Russian meddling "did not affect the outcome of the election."



Senate Passes Budget Resolution Seen As Key To Trump's Tax Overhaul

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 02:08:00 -0400

The White House says the $4 trillion resolution, which passed by a narrow 51-49 vote, "creates a pathway" for promised tax reform and tax cuts.



Los Angeles Dodgers Take National League Pennant, Beating Chicago Cubs 11-1

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:31:29 -0400

LA took the best-of-seven series four games to one and will play the winner of the American League Championship Series between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros.



'Our Democracy Is At Stake,' Obama Says Of Virginia Race For Governor

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:03:00 -0400

Former President Obama hit the campaign trail Thursday in support of Democrat Ralph Northam, and took some implicit shots at President Trump and GOP gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie.



LAPD Investigating Accusation Of 2013 Rape By Harvey Weinstein

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:53:33 -0400

Weinstein has been dogged by a litany of allegations of sexual misconduct ever since the New York Times reported earlier this month that he has paid off accusers for decades.



After Ikea Dresser Recall, Another Toddler Reportedly Died In Tip-Over

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:31:42 -0400

Last June Ikea recalled millions of dressers over the risk of tip-over accidents. But the parents of Jozef Dudek, who was crushed by a Malm dresser this May, were not aware of the recall, lawyers say.



Report: Pollution Kills 3 Times More than AIDS, TB And Malaria Combined

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:30:15 -0400

Researchers looked at the combined effects of air, water and soil pollution on global health to come up with an annual toll.



Forecasters Predict Warmer-Than-Average Winter In Majority Of U.S.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:57:00 -0400

The La Niña weather pattern is likely to develop, boosting snowfall in the Great Lakes and northern Rockies and lowering snowfall in the Mid-Atlantic.



California Wildfires Leave Seasonal Agricultural Workers In Limbo

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:02:00 -0400

The devastating wildfires in Northern California and killed scores of people and left thousands homeless. They've also left many seasonal agricultural workers without jobs or income.



Holes In The Plot: Suspect Loses Bet With Cops, Turns Himself In — With Doughnuts

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:34:00 -0400

A wanted man made a bet with police on Facebook: If they could get 1,000 shares, he would turn himself in — and bring doughnuts. They did it. And eventually, police posted photos of his promise kept.



Trump Says Administration's Response To Hurricane In Puerto Rico A '10'

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:29:00 -0400

After meeting with the island's governor and the FEMA administrator, the president said things on the island were already pretty rough but he praised residents for their spirit.



California Fires Result In Job And Income Loss For Seasonal Workers

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:16:54 -0400

The devastating wildfires in Northern California killed scores of people and left thousands homeless. The fires have also left many seasonal agricultural workers without jobs.



What's The Section 199 Tax Deduction?

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:16:00 -0400

As Republicans look to overhaul the tax code, we look at the story of a single corporate tax deduction that tells us a lot about how the tax code works.



White Nationalist Richard Spencer Met By Protesters At University Of Florida

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:16:00 -0400

Richard Spencer spoke at the University of Florida Thursday. Throngs of protesters turned out to shout him down and tell him his messages weren't welcome.



New Book Argues A Theory In Policing Is To Blame For Eric Garner's Death

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:16:00 -0400

Eric Garner was killed by the police in New York City in 2014. His final words were, "I can't breathe." A book by journalist Matt Taibbi argues that "Broken Windows" is to blame for Garner's death.