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Patrick defends corporations and capitalism in…

Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick is centering his fledgling campaign on a defense of corporations and capitalism that puts him at odds with some of the party’s most progressive figures

India Has Living Bridges Made From Tree Roots

In parts of India, there are living bridges that are made by carefully cultivating the roots of the Indian Rubber Tree.

U.S. Will No Longer Consider Israeli Settlements…

The U.S. reversed its position on Israeli settlements in the West Bank, and that could set back Palestinian efforts to achieve statehood.

Trump's Trip to Hospital Raises Questions

President Trump's unexpected trip to Walter Reed hospital Saturday has indications of not being routine after all—and even baffling, experts said. White House aides, which had said Trump underwent a "quick exam and labs," avoided answering questions Monday. Experts were puzzled by the official explanation that the visit was...

Today in History for November 19th

Highlights of this day in history: President Abraham Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address; Egypt's Anwar Sadat becomes first Arab leader to visit Israel; Ford halts Edsel production; Bandleader Tommy Dorsey and actress Jodie Foster born. (Nov. 19)

New York AG Eyes WeWork

Reuters reports the New York State Attorney General (NYAG) is investigating WeWork. We received an inquiry from the office of the New York State Attorney General and are cooperating in the matter. WeWork spokeswoman The news adds to a series of problems facing the workspace provider. Founder Adam Neumann was ousted as CEO when WeWork was purchased in full by SoftBank. WeWork's IPO paperwork rang alarm bells when news of Neumann's financial mismanagement came to light. However, Neumann managed to walk away from the company with over $1 billion from SoftBank.

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Doobie Brothers re-unite with Michael McDonald…

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees The Doobie Brothers are reuniting with Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Michael McDonald for a 50th anniversary tour next year

Serena Williams' Daughter Judges Her Outfits

Serena Williams' Daughter Judges Her Outfits She has two-year-old daughter Alexis Olympia with her husband, Alexis Ohanian. She said the tot looks set for a career in fashion because she already has opinions on the clothes her mother wears. The tennis star recently launched her Serena Williams Jewelry line, and although she won't be allowing her baby to wear any of the pieces from the collection just yet, she's already a budding fashionista. Serena Williams, to 'InStyle' Serena Williams, to 'InStyle'

Trump Tweets That Williams Should Meet With Other…

President Donald Trump tweeted at Jennifer Williams, one of the vice president’s top national security aides. He said Williams should the transcripts of both his calls with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Trump wrote: She should meet with the other Never Trumpers, who I don’t know & mostly never even heard of, & work out a better presidential attack!” According to Politico, Williams recently testified before Congress for Trump’s impeachment hearings. She said the call between Trump and Zelensky was “unusual and inappropriate.”

Jeopardy! Top 3 to Meet in Prime-Time Showdown

When James Holzhauer was piling up Jeopardy! victory after victory, "a lot of people were wondering, well, how would he do against Ken Jennings? How would he do against Brad Rutter?" host Alex Trebek said. They'll find out. Jeopardy! plans a Greatest of All Time tournament involving the game show's...

Main OBX highway shut down until midweek because…

Highway 12 on the Outer Banks of North Carolina is expected to remain closed through at least Wednesday after a strong nor'easter blasted by over the weekend. Dune overwashing is still a problem even as the storm moves away.

Roger Stone Found Guilty of Lying to Congress…

Roger Stone Found Guilty of Lying to Congress, Witness Tampering. Stone was on trial for obstructing a House investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. A federal jury found Stone guilty on all charges Friday. The trial concluded with unanimous guilty verdicts on five felony counts of lying to investigators, one count of obstructing a congressional probe and one count of witness tampering. Prosecution urged U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson to have Stone taken into custody, which she declined. Jackson placed Stone under the same restrictions he’s dealt with for months while out on bail. . Stone's fate now lies in Donald Trump's hands, with many wondering if the president will pardon his former political adviser.

About that call: What to watch on Day 3 of Trump…

They heard it first hand: What to watch as two aides on the July 25th testify in Trump impeachment hearings

Police, neighbors seek answers in Fresno shooting

Police searched Monday for two assailants who sneaked into a backyard party in Fresno and opened fire on a crowd that had gathered to watch football on television. Four people were killed and six wounded. (Nov. 18)

Fresno Shooting Victims Include Hmong Singers

Two of the 10 people shot during a party in Fresno on Sunday night have been identified as prominent Hmong singers. JN Vang was wounded, the Fresno Bee reports, and has undergone surgery. Hmong Talk said on Facebook that a family member confirmed that Xyy Lee was among the four...

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Mahomes, Chiefs hold off Chargers 24-17 in Mexico…

The Kansas City Chiefs stayed on top of the AFC West with a 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers at Azteca Stadium

Man's $20 Lottery Gift For Wife Turns Out To Be…

A seventy-five-year-old man in Montgomery County, Maryland gifted his wife a $20 Monopoly scratch-off lottery ticket that turned out to be a $50,000 winner.

NYT: Leaked Documents Expose China's Crackdown On…

The Chinese government has dismissed a New York Times report detailing Beijing's ongoing detention of Muslim minorities, including the Uighurs.

Impossible Whopper Needs Its Own Grill, Lawsuit…

Burger King has been hit with a class-action lawsuit arguing that the chain's Impossible Burger isn't the vegan sandwich it's advertised to be, because it's typically cooked on the same grills as meat. That means the Impossible comes with meat residue, which the menu doesn't mention, in at least some...

Jury convicts Colorado man in fiancee's murder

A Colorado rancher convicted of murder in the death of his fiancee has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Patrick Frazee was sentenced Monday shortly after a jury found him guilty of first-degree murder. (Nov. 18)

Climate Scientists: We Only Have Ten Years To…

Humanity needs to slash its greenhouse-gas emissions in half by 2030 to avoid catastrophic warming. According to Business Insider, the world only has ten more years to avoid the worst consequences of climate change. Scientists credit the increasing frequency of record-breaking temperatures, ice melt, and extreme weather shifts to carbon emissions. If Earth warms more than 1.5 degrees, scientists think the world's ecosystems could start to collapse.

Hathaway ejected for spitting during brawl, Caps…

Garnet Hathaway ejected for spitting during brawl, Capitals beat Ducks 5-2

Russo Brothers Respond to Martin Scorsese's…

Russo Brothers Respond to Martin Scorsese's Marvel Criticism Joe and Anthony Russo think Martin Scorsese can't deny the "emotional success" of 'Avengers: Endgame.' The legendary filmmaker sparked a debate last month by describing Marvel films as "not cinema" and comparing them to "theme parks." The director siblings have now defended their work on the franchise, insisting that the movies offer a "shared" experience that has brought people together. They said they are more interested in that than the fact the final film in the series made $2.78 billion at the global box office. JoeRusso, to 'The Hollywood Reporter' Anthony Russo, to 'The Hollywood Reporter'

Chuck Schumer Calls On Trump To Testify Before…

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called on President Donald Trump. He said the president should testify before Congress instead of tweeting. Trump defended himself on Twitter repeatedly against testimonies in the impeachment hearings against him. According to CNN, several former and current Trump administration officials have defied subpoenas. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also invited Trump to testify in front of Congress.

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Twins Prospect, 23, Found Dead in Hotel Room

A 23-year-old Minnesota Twins prospect was found dead Sunday in his New Zealand hotel room, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. Ryan Costello had just joined the Auckland Tuatara, a member of the Australian Baseball League, days before his death. A press release from the team says that "preliminary indications suggest he...

Difference between snow, sleet, freezing rain…

Snow, sleet, freezing rain, graupel and hail are all types of precipitation. So what is the difference between them?

Scientists Seek 10,000 Dogs for Aging Study

Scientists Seek 10,000 Dogs for Aging Study. The study is the largest-ever analysis of its kind. A pill meant to slow aging will be given to 500 of the test subjects. Researchers say they hope to use their results to figure out human longevity. . "What we learn will potentially be good for dogs and has great potential to translate to human health." - Co-director Daniel Promislow, via Associated Press. The study lasts five years and is being funded by the National Institute on Aging. Vet records and DNA samples will be required. Periodically, dog owners must fill out specific surveys. Throughout the process, dogs can live at home and not change up any of their normal activities. Veterinarian visits are also required. All types and ages of dogs can participate. If you would like to nominate your pup, go to dogagingproject.org