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Josh Anderson Scores In OT, Blue Jackets Win 5th Straight
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Josh Anderson scored two minutes into overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets their fifth straight win, 1-0 over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. Sergei Bobrovsky had 22 saves for Columbus in his third shutout this seas
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The Last Straw? Uber Loyalists Tested By String Of Scandals
DETROIT (AP) — Uber has managed to hold the title of world's largest ride-hailing service despite its seemingly endless string of scandals. Its latest misbehavior involving a data breach cover-up revealed this week could be the impetus for people to
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Smooth Sailing So Far On $7.5M Makeover Of Pilgrim Ship
Experts reconstructing the rotting replica of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America in 1620 say it's been smooth sailing so far
Associated Press4 min readPolitics
Olympic Gymnastics Ex-doctor Pleads Guilty To Sex Charges
Former sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleads guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault
Associated Press4 min readPolitics
Democrats Also Juggling Politics Of Sexual Predation
Facing Conyers and Franken allegations, Democrats, too, are juggling the hot-potato politics of sexual predation
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Washington State Panel Outlines Risk Of Oil-by-rail Terminal
A state panel reviewing a major oil-by-rail terminal proposed on the Columbia River has released its environmental review days ahead of making a recommendation to Wash. Gov. Jay Inslee
Associated Press2 min readPolitics
Education Dept. Wants To Narrow Civil Rights Work In Schools
The Education Department is considering narrowing the scope of its civil rights work by no longer looking for systematic discrimination problems in schools across the country when it examines individual complaints
Associated Press2 min readSociety
Climate Activist Convicted After Pipeline Protest In Montana
An activist who was trying to call attention to climate change has been found guilty of criminal charges for closing a valve on a pipeline carrying crude oil from Canada to the United States
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Q&A: Denzel on 'Roman J. Israel,' 'Malcolm X' and 'Shaft'
Q&A: Denzel Washington, 62 years-old and a seven-time Oscar nominee, is still trying to get better
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Wolves' Return To Oregon Brings Conflict And Opportunity
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wolves were once so plentiful in the abundant forests that would become Oregon that the earliest settlers gathered from far and wide to discuss how to kill them. Those "wolf meetings" in the 1840s, spawned by a common interest,
Associated Press4 min readPolitics
Democrats Face Hot-potato Politics Of Sexual Predation, Too
Facing Conyers and Franken allegations, Democrats, too, are juggling the hot-potato politics of sexual predation
Associated Press1 min readSociety
Judge Finds Oklahoma Bomb Plot Suspect Mentally Competent
A man accused of trying to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma City bank in August has been found mentally competent to face trial
Associated Press4 min readPolitics
Poll: Many Don't Want To Talk Politics This Thanksgiving
A new poll shows that more than a third of Americans dread the prospect of political talk over Thanksgiving
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Georgia Boy Whose Transplant Was Delayed Gets New Kidney
A potentially life-saving kidney transplant gives a Georgia family a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving
Associated Press3 min readSociety
Exonerated Baltimore Man: $15 Million Verdict Brings Justice
Wrongfully convicted man awarded $15M by federal jury says his lawsuit against Baltimore police was about clearing his name
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California Governor Pardons Man Following Advanced DNA Test
California Gov. Jerry Brown has pardoned a man convicted of a 1978 double murder, including a child, after modern DNA tests suggested he was probably innocent
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Border Agent Injured In West Texas Incident Out Of Hospital
A Border Patrol agent injured in an incident that left a fellow agent dead has been discharged from an El Paso hospital
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Sessions Orders Review Of Background Check System For Guns
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ordering a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers
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Debris Removal From Harvey Starts To Wrap Up In Texas
Residents in the Houston area are starting to wrap up the monthslong effort of removing debris created by Hurricane Harvey
Associated Press2 min readSociety
Baltimore Police Officer Won't Face Disciplinary Hearing
The last of six Baltimore police officers involved in the 2015 arrest of a young black man who died from a spinal cord injury he sustained in a police van won't face a disciplinary hearing after the commissioner decided not to proceed with a hearing
Associated Press4 min readPolitics
US Declares 'Ethnic Cleansing' Against Rohingya In Myanmar
The United States is declaring the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing."
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Police: Slain Detective Shot Day Before Grand Jury Testimony
Baltimore's police commissioner has confirmed that a detective killed last week was slain a day before he was set to testify in a corruption probe into activities of indicted police officers
Associated Press2 min readPolitics
Report: Rep. Joe Barton Threatened Ex-lover With Police
A published report says U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be exposed publicly.
Associated Press2 min readPolitics
Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against Rutherford Dismissed
Judge in federal court in Chicago dismisses a sexual harassment lawsuit that tanked the political career of former state Treasurer Dan Rutherford
Associated Press3 min readTech
What Happens Once 'Net Neutrality' Rules Bite The Dust?
NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission formally released a draft of its plan to kill net-neutrality rules , which equalized access to the internet and prevented broadband providers from favoring their own apps and services. Now the que
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George Avakian, Jazz Producer And Scholar, Dies At 98
George Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died at age 98
Associated Press3 min readSociety
FBI: Border Agent's Death A 'Potential Assault '
An FBI official said the bureau is investigating the death of a border patrol agent and injuring of another as "potential assault," but he wouldn't rule out that they could have been injured in some other way
Associated Press3 min readTech
Uber Reveals Cover-up Of Hack Affecting 57M Riders, Drivers
Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers
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US Durable Goods Orders Fell 1.2 Percent In October
US durable goods orders drop 1.2 percent in October, pulled down by volatile aircraft sector
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MLK Symposium Scheduled In Memphis On Death Anniversary
The National Civil Rights Museum and the University of Memphis are planning a two-day symposium about civil rights and economic equity on the 50th anniversary of the killing of Martin Luther King Jr.
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