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Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher jailed for raping student, dies


Created: Wed, 8 Jul 2020 00:03:00 EDT

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Mary Kay Letourneau, who married her former sixth-grade student after she was convicted for raping him, has died.

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US government launches campaign to reduce high suicide rates


Created: Wed, 8 Jul 2020 03:05:00 EDT

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The federal government launched a broad national campaign Tuesday aimed at reducing high suicide rates, urging the public to reach out to others, especially during the coronavirus pandemic, and acknowledge daily stresses in people's lives.

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Economic Blackout Protest Supports Black Lives Matter Movement


Created: Tue, 7 Jul 2020 19:05:00 EDT

Author: Sarah Horbacewicz

Today the national Black Lives Matter movement called for an economic protest-- urging shoppers to only support black owned businesses. Black Americans account for roughly 1.3 trillion dollars in annual US spending and today's protest aimed to show how just one day of limited spending from people of color and allies could impact the economy.

Read more: Economic Blackout Protest Supports Black Lives Matter Movement


Pennsylvania Pence's Pennsylvania plan includes fundraiser, police union


Created: Tue, 7 Jul 2020 02:29:00 EDT

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Vice President Mike Pence will travel again to Pennsylvania this week, dropping in on an important presidential battleground state. 

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China's Inner Mongolia region reports bubonic plague case


Created: Mon, 6 Jul 2020 11:03:00 EDT

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While China appears to have reduced coronavirus cases to near zero, other infectious threats remain, with local health authorities announcing a suspected bubonic plague case in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

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2 dead in South Carolina shooting


Created: Sun, 5 Jul 2020 09:32:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

A dozen people are in the hospital after a shooting in a South Carolina nightclub.

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Former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and three others die in plane crash


Created: Sun, 5 Jul 2020 09:09:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

A former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher has died in a plane crash.

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In Lieu of Fireworks A Partial Lunar Eclipse Tonight


Created: Sat, 4 Jul 2020 19:41:00 EDT

Author: Sarah Horbacewicz

If you look up to the sky tonight the moon might look a little different. That's because at around 12:30am we will be at the maximum viewing point for tonight's penumbral lunar eclipse that will create a partial shadow on the moon.

Read more: In Lieu of Fireworks A Partial Lunar Eclipse Tonight


Facebook launches largest voting registration campaign


Created: Fri, 3 Jul 2020 03:32:00 EDT

Author: Olivia Jaquith

Facebook is kicking off the largest voting registration campaign in U.S. history for Independence Day. 

Read more: Facebook launches largest voting registration campaign


FDA warns of hand sanitizers containing methanol


Created: Fri, 3 Jul 2020 00:02:00 EDT

Author: Nick Quattrini

The FDA is warning the public about hand sanitizers that contains a toxic chemical.

Read more: FDA warns of hand sanitizers containing methanol


Sponsor FedEx asks Redskins to change their name


Created: Thu, 2 Jul 2020 19:47:00 EDT

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The title sponsor of the Washington Redskins’ stadium wants the NFL team to change its name.

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Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell arrested


Created: Thu, 2 Jul 2020 09:53:00 EDT

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The FBI says a British socialite who was accused by many women of helping procure underage sex partners for Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested in New Hampshire. 

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Block overturned for Mary Trump's tell-all book


Created: Thu, 2 Jul 2020 07:25:00 EDT

Author: Jared Esposito

The order blocking President Trump's niece from publishing a tell-all book has been overturned.

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Boy Scouts of America recalls 78,000 activity pins for lead


Created: Thu, 2 Jul 2020 03:36:00 EDT

Author: Olivia Jaquith

The Boy Scouts of America is recalling about 78,000 activity pins after finding they contain toxic levels of lead. 

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NASA naming headquarters for 'Hidden Figures' engineer


Created: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 09:52:00 EDT

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NASA is naming its headquarters in Washington after the space agency's first African American female engineer.

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Fauci: US 'going in wrong direction' in coronavirus outbreak


Created: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 14:20:00 EDT

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 Dr. Anthony Fauci says the U.S. is “going in the wrong direction” with coronavirus cases surging in some regions, and that's putting the entire country at risk.

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Macy's lays off nearly 4,000 employees


Created: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 08:29:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

Macy's is laying off nearly 4,000 employees as COVID-19 continues to hurt the retailer's bottom line. 

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BBB warns people about unemployment scams


Created: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 07:11:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

More than half of the people targeted by employment scams are unemployed. 

Read more: BBB warns people about unemployment scams


Amazon launches 'Big Style Sale.' specifically focused on retail items


Created: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 07:53:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

Calling all shopaholics! Amazon recently launched its 'Big Style Sale.' 

Read more: Amazon launches 'Big Style Sale.' specifically focused on retail items


Nearly half of the U.S. states report rise in coronavirus cases


Created: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 09:19:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

Nearly half of the U.S states are reporting a rise in new coronavirus cases.

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President Trump calls for fewer coronavirus tests


Created: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 08:24:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

President Trump wants fewer coronavirus tests. 

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Trump says to open schools at Oklahoma rally


Created: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 08:20:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

President Trump and Vice President Pence returned to the campaign trail yesterday with a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

Read more: Trump says to open schools at Oklahoma rally


Survey: Consumers expected to spend more money on Father's Day this year


Created: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 09:53:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

A retail organization says people want this Father's Day to be the best one yet. 

Read more: Survey: Consumers expected to spend more money on Father's Day this year


Union that represents Disney wants Disneyland to delay opening


Created: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 09:36:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

A union that represents many Disneyland employees wants the park to delay its opening. 

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Chipotle introduces ordering online through Facebook


Created: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 09:34:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

Chipotle is offering customers more ways to order online. 

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Quaker Oats gets rid of Aunt Jemima brand and logo


Created: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 09:33:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

Quaker Oats is getting rid of the Aunt Jemima pancake brand and logo. 

Read more: Quaker Oats gets rid of Aunt Jemima brand and logo


Mcdonald's hiring 260,000 employees this summer


Created: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 09:32:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

Mcdonald's is beefing up staff this summer. 

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Delta and American airlines ban alcohol on some flights


Created: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 09:29:00 EDT

Author: Vanessa Rizzitano

Delta and American Airlines are banning alcohol on flights. 

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Taco Bell giving workers raises, new benefits


Created: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:11:00 EST

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CNN -- Taco Bell is starting 2020 with some new perks for workers. For the first time ever, employees will be eligible for paid sick time. Workers at corporate owned locations will be eligible for 24 hours of paid sick time a year. And managers at some restaurants will start pulling in six figure salaries. That's a big boost because most supervisors in that role made between 50 and 80 thousand previously. 

Read more: Taco Bell giving workers raises, new benefits


Amazon employees fired,'abused access to Ring' video


Created: Thu, 9 Jan 2020 23:46:00 EST

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Washington, D.C. (AP) -- Amazon says it has fired multiple workers at its ring security camera business, after they were caught abusing access to surveillance video. Amazon announced the firings in a letter responding to questions from U.S. Senators. The company said over the past four years, ring received four inquiries about a team member accessing ring video data.

Read more: Amazon employees fired,'abused access to Ring' video


BREAKING US attacks Syrian air base with cruise missiles


Created: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 04:13:00 EDT

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response to a chemical weapons attack it blames on President Bashar Assad.   U.S. officials say the Tomahawk missiles were fired from two warships in the Mediterranean Sea, targeting a government-controlled air base in Syria.   U.S. officials say Syrian government aircraft killed dozens of civilians by using chlorine mixed with a nerve agent, possibly sarin, earlier this wee...

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GSK Albuterol Inhalers Recall


Created: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 04:10:00 EDT

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(CNN) -- Glaxo-Smith-Kline is voluntarily recalling more than 590,000 albuterol inhalers. When the inhalers are functioning properly, they release a fixed dose of the medication, albuterol, to treat conditions like asthma. The British pharmaceutical company says the recalled devices could potentially deliver incorrect dosages. The voluntary recall is not on the patient-level, but patients are encouraged to seek immediate medical attention if their inhaler is not relieving symp...

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Ribbon Cut on the New Seeley Creek Bridge


Created: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 04:09:00 EDT

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JACKSON TWP., PA (WENY) - The first bridge replaced under the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project for 2017 was completed Thursday. Officials cut the ribbon on the new Route 549 bridge over Seeley Creek in Jackson Township. The project is part of a statewide initiative replacing nearly 560 bridges throughout the state. Construction started in early February. The construction company also presented a check for $2,074.32 to the Mansfield Univers...

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Frein Hospitalized, Trial Put on Hold


Created: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 04:18:00 EDT

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MILFORD, Pa. (AP) - An anti-government sharpshooter charged with killing a Pennsylvania police trooper and injuring a second in a 2014 ambush at their barracks has been hospitalized and his trial has been delayed. Defense attorney Michael Weinstein tells The Associated Press he was informed that Eric Frein was taken to the hospital around 8 a.m. Thursday. He says he doesn't know the reason. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin told the AP that prosecutors and the defense are...

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New satellite imagery shows activity at suspected North Korean nuclear facility


Created: Wed, 8 Jul 2020 16:10:00 EDT

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By Zachary Cohen, CNN New satellite images obtained by CNN show recent activity at a previously undeclared North Korean facility that researchers suspect is being used to build nuclear warheads.

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Exclusive: Vindman to retire from military. His lawyer blames White House 'campaign of bullying, intimidation and retaliation'


Created: Wed, 8 Jul 2020 10:55:00 EDT

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By Jim Sciutto, Chief National Security Correspondent Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry, is retiring from the US Army after more than 21 years of military service...

Read more: Exclusive: Vindman to retire from military. His lawyer blames White House 'campaign of bullying, intimidation and retaliation'


Prospects slim for new recovery package as Dems scoff at emerging Senate GOP proposal


Created: Wed, 8 Jul 2020 17:40:00 EDT

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By Manu Raju, Lauren Fox and Ali Zaslav, CNN The Senate returns to session later this month with just three weeks before its summer recess -- and will have to reconcile lingering GOP divisions and major disagreements with...

Read more: Prospects slim for new recovery package as Dems scoff at emerging Senate GOP proposal


New Hampshire rally shows how the Trump campaign is adjusting to 2020 realities


Created: Wed, 8 Jul 2020 17:25:00 EDT

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By Ryan Nobles, CNN Rally planning for the Trump campaign has changed dramatically since 2016. Staffers had expected to be bouncing around from swing state to swing state, packing arenas and using the earned media...

Read more: New Hampshire rally shows how the Trump campaign is adjusting to 2020 realities


Coronavirus canceled office clothing. These stores are in big trouble


Created: Wed, 8 Jul 2020 17:25:00 EDT

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By Parija Kavilanz, CNN Business Kiss your sharply-tailored menswear, your sheath dresses and high heels goodbye.

Read more: Coronavirus canceled office clothing. These stores are in big trouble


Houston mayor cancels Texas GOP in-person convention


Created: Wed, 8 Jul 2020 14:55:00 EDT

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By Veronica Stracqualursi and Devan Cole, CNN The Democratic mayor of Houston on Wednesday stopped the Texas Republican Party from holding its state convention in-person next week amid a spike in coronavirus cases.

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Trump now in open dispute with health officials as virus rages


Created: Wed, 8 Jul 2020 16:25:00 EDT

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By Kevin Liptak and Nick Valencia, CNN Five months into a still-raging pandemic that has killed more than 130,000 Americans, the long-simmering tensions between President Donald Trump and the health experts who staff his...

Read more: Trump now in open dispute with health officials as virus rages


It's harder to find sale items at the grocery store


Created: Wed, 8 Jul 2020 15:40:00 EDT

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By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business Since the pandemic hit the United States in March, more Americans have been eating at home — and their grocery expenses have been growing.

Read more: It's harder to find sale items at the grocery store


Here are the 3 Supreme Court cases the justices have yet to rule on


Created: Wed, 8 Jul 2020 04:25:00 EDT

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By Devan Cole, CNN The Supreme Court is ending its term unusually late this year, with decisions in three cases still under wraps days after the justices would have typically cleared out its docket for the season.

Read more: Here are the 3 Supreme Court cases the justices have yet to rule on


Covid relief went to hair salons, restaurants, law firms -- and some members of Congress


Created: Mon, 6 Jul 2020 11:40:00 EDT

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By Lauren Fox, Katie Lobosco and Phil Mattingly, CNN After withering pressure from lawmakers, the federal government on Monday released data on hundreds of thousands of borrowers from the $660 billion Paycheck Protection...

Read more: Covid relief went to hair salons, restaurants, law firms -- and some members of Congress


Welcome to Walgreens. The doctor will be with you soon


Created: Wed, 8 Jul 2020 15:25:00 EDT

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By Alicia Wallace, CNN Business Walgreens plans to open full-service doctors' offices in hundreds of its stores across the US during the next five years.

Read more: Welcome to Walgreens. The doctor will be with you soon

 
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