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  • Facebook Aug 18, 2017

    Cardinals Face Custody Battle With St. Louis Rescue Group Over ‘Rally Cat’

    A custody battle is brewing in St. Louis over the now-famous cat that darted across the field during a Cardinals game against Kansas City. The feral feline who interrupted the Aug. 9 game while the bases were loaded, won the hearts of Cardinal fans when catcher Yadier Molina hit a home run on the next pitch after the delay, helping...

  • Danielle Abreu May 24, 2018

    You’re Kitten Me? Cat’s Shocking Reaction to Pregnancy Goes Viral

    A cat’s hilarious reaction to news that she’s expecting kittens has gone viral. Ulla, a 1-year-old tabby, was turned in to a shelter in Greenland after she was found on the street. Shelter board member Tone Frank told “Today” that after a few weeks the staff noticed Ulla was getting a “little chubby,” so they took her to the vet...

  • OFFICER Nov 30, 2019

    Party Like a Spy: Spookstock Is Intel World’s Hush-Hush Bash

    Sometime earlier this year, one of the most elite social events in Washington took place, but without any fanfare or news coverage.

  • Attorney Nov 21, 2019

    Union President Steps Down as General Motors Sues Fiat Chrysler Over Alleged Bribery

    United Auto Workers President Gary Jones abruptly resigned Wednesday, capping a tumultuous day that saw union leaders move to oust him, and General Motors accusing rival Fiat Chrysler in a lawsuit of bribing union officials to get more favorable contract terms from the UAW. Jones has notified the union that he would retire, his attorney, Bruce Maffeo of New York,...

  • President Nov 18, 2019

    T-Mobile CEO John Legere to Step Down Next Year, Mike Sievert Named Replacement

    T-Mobile says Mike Sievert will become CEO in May, following the end of John Legere’s contract. The company said Monday that the move is part of its succession plan.

  • California Nov 2, 2019

    Illinois Marijuana Law Aims to Undo Harm of War on the Drug

    When lawmakers crafted the law legalizing marijuana in Illinois, they tried to make sure it would right what many see as past wrongs linked to the drug.

  • Donald Trump Oct 23, 2019

    Key Takeaways From Ambassador William Taylor’s Explosive Testimony on Ukraine and Trump

    Maybe it was a quid pro quo after all. A top U.S. diplomat told House impeachment investigators on Tuesday that President Donald Trump was withholding military aid to Ukraine unless the country’s president went public with a promise to investigate Democrats. William Taylor’s 15-page opening statement — delivered as part of a closed-door deposition — is now central to the...

  • Congress Oct 23, 2019

    U.S. Diplomat Tells Congress: ‘I Became Increasingly Concerned’

    William Taylor, a top diplomat to Ukraine, testified to Congress on Tuesday that President Donald Trump withheld security aid in exchange for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s investigation into the Biden family.

  • Donald Trump Oct 13, 2019

    Hunter Biden to Step Down From Chinese Board

    Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden said Sunday he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month as part of a pledge not to work on behalf of any foreign-owned companies should his father win the presidency. Biden, the 49-year-old son...

  • Donald Trump Sep 23, 2019

    The Story Behind Biden’s Son, Ukraine and Trump’s Claims

    In 2014, then-Vice President Joe Biden was at the forefront of American diplomatic efforts to support Ukraine’s fragile democratic government as it sought to fend off Russian aggression and root out corruption. So it raised eyebrows when Biden’s son Hunter was hired by a Ukrainian gas company. The Obama White House said at the time that there was no conflict...

  • Boston Sep 18, 2019

    How to Help After Deadly Farmington Explosion

    As the community of Farmington, Maine, remains in shock after a deadly explosion, donations are pouring in to help. A powerful gas explosion leveled a facility for people with disabilities Monday morning, killing Farmington Fire Captain Michael Bell, a 30-year veteran of the department. His brother, the town’s fire chief, was one of seven other people injured in the...

  • Boston Sep 17, 2019

    Probe Begins After Maine Explosion Kills Fire Capt., Injures Others

    Federal, state and local authorities are investigating a powerful gas explosion that leveled a building in Farmington, Maine, a day earlier, as the community mourned the loss of a fire captain killed in the blast. Captain Michael Bell, 68, a 30-year veteran of the Farmington Fire Department, was killed in the explosion. His body was transported to the medical examiner’s...

  • Boston Sep 16, 2019

    Firefighter Killed in Explosion That Leveled Maine Facility for People With Disabilities

    A veteran firefighter is dead and seven other people injured, including his brother, after a powerful propane gas explosion Monday ripped through a facility that serves people with disabilities in Farmington, Maine. The building was reduced to rubble. The blast rocked the area and sent dust high into the sky, according to witnesses. Many of the other victims who were...

  • Boston Sep 16, 2019

    Fire Captain Killed in Maine Explosion That Injured 7, Including His Fire Chief Brother

    The powerful gas explosion that leveled a building in Farmington, Maine, Monday killed a fire captain and injured seven other people, including his brother, the town’s fire chief, officials said. The explosion happened Monday morning at a facility serving people with disabilities. Captain Michael Bell, 68, was identified by the Maine Fire Marshal’s Office Monday afternoon as the man killed....

  • Associated Press Aug 25, 2019

    Hawaii or Spain? Telescope Experts Say It May Not Matter

    When starlight from billions of years ago zips across the universe and finally comes into focus on Earth, astronomers want their telescopes to be in the best locations possible to see what’s out there. Despite years of legal battles and months of protests by Native Hawaiian opponents, the international coalition that wants to build the world’s largest telescope in Hawaii...

  • Associated Press Jul 19, 2019

    Protests Continue at Hawaii Telescope Site After 33 Arrested

     The governor of Hawaii has issued an emergency proclamation that will allow state officials to remove protestors who oppose the telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian grounds.

  • Europe Jun 24, 2019

    Soccer FIFA Racism

    Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years. International Olympic Committee members voted for the long-favored Milan-Cortina bid over Stockholm-Are from Sweden that also included a bobsled track in Latvia. Milan-Cortina’s jubilant delegation broke into chants of “Italia! Italia!” when the result...

  • Europe Jun 24, 2019

    Italy Wins Vote to Host 2026 Winter Olympics

    Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years. International Olympic Committee members voted for the long-favored Milan-Cortina bid over Stockholm-Are from Sweden that also included a bobsled track in Latvia. Milan-Cortina’s jubilant delegation broke into chants of “Italia! Italia!” when the result...

  • Donald Trump Jun 19, 2019

    Fed Leaves Its Key Rate Unchanged But Hints of Future Cuts

    The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday but signaled that it’s prepared to start cutting rates if needed to protect the U.S. economy from trade conflicts and other threats. The Fed kept its benchmark rate — which influences many consumer and business loans — in a range of 2.25% to 2.5%, where it’s been since December.

  • Donald Trump Jun 19, 2019

    Fed Leaves Its Key Rate Unchanged But Hints of Future Cuts

    The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday but signaled that it’s prepared to start cutting rates if needed to protect the U.S. economy from trade conflicts and other threats. The Fed kept its benchmark rate — which influences many consumer and business loans — in a range of 2.25% to 2.5%, where it’s been since December.

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