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Wisconsin's Hodag Country Festival Canceled For Safety Reasons

40 seconds ago   |   CBS

RHINELANDER, Wis. - Two days after a country music festival in northern Wisconsin got the green light to hold four days of concerts expected to attract thousands, organizers on...
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The real risk isn't the federal government's exploding debt. It's how it is structured that's so dangerous

18 minutes ago   |   Fortune

In 2008, eager homebuyers and developers found themselves lured by adjustable-rate mortgages and flooded into the market, creating the housing craze of the mid-2000s. Then came...
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Theory Vs. Reality: Why Our Economic Behavior Isn't Always Rational

Theory Vs. Reality: Why Our Economic Behavior Isn't Always Rational

22 minutes ago   |   NPR

We don't always behave the way economic models say we will. We don't save enough for retirement. We give money to charity. This week, why we act in ways that go against our...
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Graham urges older judges to retire so GOP can fill openings

48 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Lindsey Graham, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is publicly urging federal judges in their mid-60s or older to step aside so President Donald Trump...
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Randall Denley: Who really controls Ontario COVID-19 testing and reopening rates? Unfortunately, not Doug Ford

1 hour ago   |   National Post

As Ontario struggles with its up-and-down testing numbers, people are demanding to know why Premier Doug Ford and his government can't do better. Ford seems a bit more...
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Ticker: Scallop area closed; Mortgages at all-time low; N.H. man nabbed in data scheme

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Scallop fishing off New England will be subject to limitations for about 10 months, federal regulators say. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration closed the...
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US economy shrank at 5% annual rate in Q1

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy shrank at an even faster pace than initially estimated in the first three months of this year with economists continuing to expect a far worse...
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Stocks Belonging To Pence Chief Of Staff Could Violate Conflict-Of-Interest Laws

2 hours ago   |   NPR

Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, owns up to $1.64 million in stocks in companies related to the government's pandemic response. This could violate...
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These Are The Lowest Mortgage Rates Being Offered Right Now

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

Mortgage rates have been hitting record lows during the economic downturn and could fall even further.
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“I Believe That Post-María Puerto Rico Functions Like a Handbook For Our Times”: Director Cecilia Aldarondo on Her Hurricane María Doc, Landfall

“I Believe That Post-María Puerto Rico Functions Like a Handbook For Our Times”: Director Cecilia Aldarondo on Her Hurricane María Doc, Landfall

2 hours ago   |   Filmmaker Magazine

2017's Hurricane María was an undeniable disaster, borne most brutally by the thousands who died in Puerto Rico during the storm and those who were left to mourn them. But as...
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Trump signs executive order threatening social media companies after Twitter...

Trump signs executive order threatening social media companies after Twitter fact-checked his tweets

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday seeking to crack down on social media companies over allegations of bias against conservatives. The move comes two... Read more ...

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

A man broke into a Wells Fargo Bank in San Diego early Wednesday, but he says it's not for the reason most might expect. Read more ...

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Anthony Fauci says a second wave of the novel coronavirus can be avoided if the United States can improve testing and contact tracing. Read more ...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the pandemic-real jobless rate over 23.9%

Subscribe to How To Reopen , our weekly newsletter on what it takes to reboot business in the midst of a pandemic . More than 2.1 million Americans filed initial unemployment... Read more ...

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

BOSTON - The Boston Marathon has been canceled for the first time in its 124-year history. Read more ...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs daughter found in dresser

Authorities say a South Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been arrested and accused of killing the woman's disabled daughter and hiding her body inside a dresser drawer. Read more ...

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

The president had threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering, but he alone can't do that. Read more ...

Minneapolis mayor begs protesters to keep peace in ‘honor' of George Floyd

Minneapolis mayor begs protesters to keep peace in ‘honor' of George Floyd

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey called for peace Thursday as violent protests over the death of George Floyd shook the city - saying it's what the late 46-year-old father would... Read more ...

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

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