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Archive for September 13th, 2018
The primary battle between incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo and actress Cynthia Nixon had become a nasty feud, emblematic of the divergent and often warring forces within the Democratic Party.
After a client of an Albuquerque spa developed an infection, health officials conducted an inspection and urged others who received needle treatments to get tested for blood-borne diseases.
In an hours-long arraignment hearing on Wednesday Magistrate Judge Kirtan Khalsa told the five defendants there was "clear and convincing evidence that you are a danger to the community."
Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell announced Thursday that people found guilty of using a gun to commit a crime will have to serve their full sentences. The policy change also applies to those convicted of illegal possession of a weapon.
A bipartisan spending deal postpones a fight over money for a border wall before the election. The bill funds about 75 percent of the government, with a stopgap measure for the rest through Dec. 7.
Federal officials will allow private Medicare insurance plans to require patients who are candidates for certain expensive drugs to try cheaper drugs first.
As Pope Francis grapples with a growing scandal, an accused bishop has resigned in West Virginia and a new study has emerged documenting the scale of clerical abuse in Germany.
The promotion reflects the increasingly prominent role that Mayor plays in the company. But it doesn't indicate significant changes to the division of responsibilities of Mayor and CEO Jarl Mohn.
A judge ruled Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' delay of borrower protection rules was "unlawful" and "arbitrary and capricious."
"Our friends had been suggesting for a long time that we visit this wonderful town," the man known as Alexander Petrov tells RT. He's accused of traveling to the U.K. to poison a former KGB spy.
A new report out today from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights found continuing voting problems for people of color and people with disabilities.
Author Paige Williams brings the discussion to life by recounting the exploits of commercial fossil hunter Eric Prokopi, highlighting one find — a 24-ft.-long Tarbosaurus fossil, the book's star.
Pyotr Verzilov, a member of the activist group Pussy Riot and the publisher of an independent media outlet, was reportedly rushed to the hospital on Tuesday, where he remains in critical condition.
Long Beach is home to the largest group of Cambodians in the country, but they lack a political voice. Now some are pushing to redraw City Council boundaries.
By many measures, California's economy is doing great. But nearly one in five Californians — or roughly 7.5 million residents — still live in poverty.
Flights have been canceled, and highways and bridges in some areas along the southeastern coastline are expected to close ahead of the storm's landfall.
Gov. Jerry Brown of California wants the state to radically cut carbon emissions. But to meet those goals, every new vehicle sold in California by 2040 will have to be a zero-emission model.
A record heat wave ruined crops across Europe this summer, but not all crops. Champagne growers are ecstatic over a bumper crop of grapes this year. Vintage 2018 is expected to be one of the best.
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More than 60 people were detained at Hollywood's iO West comedy theater during a raid Wednesday morning.
On Tuesday, Verizon announced that Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Sacramento will be the trial locations for what it deems “the first 5G deployment in the World.”
We look at the future of the internet as Google wants to kill the URL and Chrome continues to dominate browser market| September 13 2018, 9:31 AM
Ten years ago, Google revealed the Chrome browser, a freeware web browser for Microsoft Windows that was later ported to Linux, macOS, iOS and Android.
Criticism of methodology or censorship? We look at Brown University professor’s gender dysphoria study and ensuing backlash| September 13 2018, 9:21 AM
A study on gender dysphoria published last month in scientific journal PLOS ONE has sparked controversy among both among conservative and progressive circles.
His political resume is anything but dull: five-term U.S. Senator, 2004 Democratic presidential nominee, 68th U.S. Secretary of State, and on top of that, a decorated Vietnam War veteran with three Purple Heart Medals — among others.