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FBI And IRS Raid Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh's Home And Offices At City Hall

Enlarge this image Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, under investigation for lucrative sales of her children’s book, was the subject of ...
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Majority Of Americans Say Drug Companies Should Be Held Responsible For Opioid Crisis

Enlarge this image A man uses heroin in a park in New York City in 2017. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide ...
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Flint, 5 Years Later

Five years ago, Flint switched its source of drinking water and triggered a lead crisis. With the increased attention to ...
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Facing A Measles Outbreak

NPR’s Rachel Martin talks with Joseph Kaplovitz, a pediatrician in Brooklyn’s Borough Park, about the spike in measles cases. Read ...
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New Hampshire's Lawmakers Have Conflicts Of Interest

Lawmakers in New Hampshire rarely recuse themselves from voting on legislation even when that poses a serious conflict of interest ...
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Parkland School Shooter Public Defenders Seek To Withdraw Because Cruz Has Money Now

Enlarge this image Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz speaks to public defender Diane Cuddihy, right, during a hearing in ...
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Tony-Award Winning Playwright Mark Medoff Dies At Age 79

Enlarge this image Playwright Mark Medoff author of Children of a Lesser God, in New York in April 2004. Justin ...
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CDC Reports Largest U.S. Measles Outbreak Since Year 2000

Enlarge this image A sign explaining the local state of emergency because of a measles outbreak at the Rockland County ...
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NRA Sues Over LA Law Requiring Contractors To Disclose Ties To The Gun Rights Group

The National Rifle Association filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging a newly implemented ordinance by the city of Los Angeles that ...
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Camp Fire Victims Struggle With Psychological Scars that Scorched The Community

The Camp Fire virtually incinerated the town of Paradise, Calif., and killed 85 people, many of them elderly. Some are ...
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Main Migrant Shelter In El Paso Opens New Building For Families Released by ICE

Annunciation House, the main shelter for migrants in El Paso, is opening a new building to house families after they’re ...
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Rental Vouchers for LA's Homeless Provide Short-Term Fix For Long-Term Problem

Enlarge this image Relly Brown in their one room apartment near L.A.’s Koreatown. They were housed in a rapid re-housing ...
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Blasting Trump's 'Unacceptable Behavior,' Iowa Lawmaker Leaves GOP After 40+ Years

Enlarge this image Iowa state Rep. Andy McKean, the longest-serving Republican in the legislature, confirms his switch from the Republican ...
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Kohl's Will Now Accept Amazon Returns At All Its Stores

Enlarge this image The retail chain Kohl’s announced Wednesday that it will accept Amazon returns in all of its locations, ...
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Too Many Eggs For One Basket! Backyard Chicken Farmers Scramble To Give Them Away

Enlarge this image Many backyard chicken keepers are thinking less about the business of raising chickens and more about collecting ...
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Business

UK health minister leans on social media platforms to delete anti-vax content

Social media-fuelled anti-vaxxer propaganda is the latest online harm the U.K. government is targeting. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today program this morning health secretary ...
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Render gets $2.25M seed round to give developers alternative to biggest names in tech

A couple of weeks ago, when Pinterest filed its S-1, its AWS bills raised eyebrows and questions about cheaper alternatives for startups. Render is a ...
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Mejuri raises $23M Series B to serve women buying jewelry for themselves

New Enterprise Associates, the 42-year-old venture capital firm, has invested in the $23 million Series B round for Mejuri, a startup capturing millennial women’s penchant ...
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