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September 13, 2019 - 3:29 am
HOUSTON ( AP ) — Joe Biden parried attack after attack from liberal rivals Thursday night on everything from health care to immigration in a debate that showcased profound ideological divides between the Democratic Party's moderate and progressive wings. The prime-time debate also elevated several...
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July 26, 2019 - 7:26 am
( WBBM NEWSRADIO ) -- There's a push to make Halloween a "safer, longer, stress-free celebration." A Change.org petition to change the date of Halloween is continuing to grow, nearing its goal of 75,000 signatures. The Halloween & Costume Association started the national petition last year on...
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June 07, 2019 - 6:55 am
NEW YORK -- The city has seized dozens of ice cream trucks for their involvement in a scam to avoid paying millions of dollars in traffic fines. Sheriff Joseph Fucito says the scam, called operation meltdown involved ice cream truck owners attempt to get out of paying tickets by transferring...
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AP
May 24, 2019 - 3:55 pm
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration moved Friday to revoke newly won health care discrimination protections for transgender people, the latest in a series of actions that aim to reverse gains by LGBTQ Americans in areas ranging from the military to housing and education. The Health and Human...
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Robert Mueller
Alex Wong
April 18, 2019 - 6:52 am
Today at 11:00 AM Attorney General Bill Barr releases a redacted version of Robert Mueller's two-year investigation into Russian hacking into the 2016 election. Barr took the somewhat unusual step to hold a press conference prior to the release of the report. You can read his entire prepared...
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Fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral
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April 15, 2019 - 10:46 am
Notre Dame Cathedral is on fire. The cause isn’t yet clear, but the fire seems to be raging unchecked at the church, which was built over the course of the 12th and 13th centuries and is one of Paris’ most popular and recognizable landmarks. The flames and a yellowish smoke look to be coming...
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