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Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space program

4 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

By MARCIA DUNN and EMILY SWANSON CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to...
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Illinois Supreme Court suspends license of defense attorney Joel Brodsky

6 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The Illinois Supreme Court has suspended the license of a lawyer who gained notoriety for representing convicted murderer Drew Peterson and is under investigation for...
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot, CPS to celebrate end of school year with rally for Safe Passage workers

22 minutes ago   |   ABC

Mayor Lori Lightfoot will mark the end of the school year by celebrating the city's Safe Passage workers.
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Term Sheet - Thursday, June 20

22 minutes ago   |   Fortune

GETTING RICH As Slack makes its public debut today, let's take a look at who stands to win big. Venture capital firm Accel is known for its early Facebook bet - its $12.2...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

32 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Here is what you need to know. 1. The Federal Reserve hinted it could cut rates as early as next month. "In light of uncertainties and muted inflation pressures, the...
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Follow the Money for the Truth About Tech, From Valuations to VR

38 minutes ago   |   Fortune

At the end of May, when Uber filed its first earnings report as a public company, the ride-hailing titan revealed it had an impressive $3 billion in revenue for the quarter...
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DealBook Briefing: It's Slack's Non-I.P.O. Day!

50 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The messaging service lists its shares directly on the N.Y.S.E. today.
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Papa, Don't Preach

Papa, Don't Preach

1 hour ago   |   Foreign Policy

Italy's far-right deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, is publicly attacking the pope in a battle for the country's soul.
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PwC says US companies are expected to spend 6% more on health care next year as drug prices rise

1 hour ago   |   CNBC

Employer medical costs are projected to rise by 6% next year, after averaging about 5.5% annually over the last three years, according to PwC.
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Celebrities are backing Bella Thorne after the controversy around her nude photo leak

Celebrities are backing Bella Thorne after the controversy around her nude photo leak

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Many friends of Bella Thorne messaged her kind words of support after she shared a tearful Instagram story about criticism she received from Whoopi Goldberg. After Thorne...
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Leader of Iran's Revolutionary Guard: Downed drone sends a ‘clear message'

Leader of Iran's Revolutionary Guard: Downed drone sends a ‘clear message'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard says the shooting down of a U.S. drone has sent “a clear message” to America. Gen. Hossein Salami said... Read more ...

Nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana, then driven, AAA research...

Nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana, then driven, AAA research estimates

In the past month, nearly 15 million Americans have used marijuana , then gotten behind the wheel within an hour, a new AAA study estimates. Read more ...

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

While the health effects of marijuana on a fetus have not yet been established, they could include developmental problems and low birth weight, according to the U.S. Centers... Read more ...

David Ortiz's lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies'

David Ortiz's lawyer slams affair claims, says former slugger has ‘no enemies'

The lawyer for David Ortiz says the former Red Sox slugger “is innocent in what happened” to him in the Dominican Republic - and denied rumors that an extramarital affair... Read more ...

Driver accused of intentionally running over pregnant woman pushing...

Driver accused of intentionally running over pregnant woman pushing 2-year-old son in stroller

“Our hearts are completely shattered," a family member said. Read more ...

Authorities: Syrian national arrested after making plans to attack...

Authorities: Syrian national arrested after making plans to attack Pittsburgh church

The man was planning an attack in the name of ISIS, authorities said. Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked out the engines, said all 737 Max pilots... Read more ...

Iran Shoots Down U.S. Spy Drone It Says Was In Its Airspace

Iran Shoots Down U.S. Spy Drone It Says Was In Its Airspace

U.S. officials confirm that a drone was downed by a surface-to-air missile, but over international airspace above the Strait of Hormuz. (Image credit: Handout/U.S. Naval Air... Read more ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could... Read more ...