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Senators Reach Tentative Deal On Sexual Harassment Legislation

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 3:36pm

A Democratic and a Republican senator announced Tuesday that they reached a tentative deal to address sexual harassment in Congress.

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Congress To Undo Part Of Dodd-Frank, Easing Rules For Midsize, Smaller Banks

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 3:33pm

The House was poised to give final passage to a large rollback of financial crisis-era rules for many midsize and regional banks. Dodd-Frank was put in place in the wake of the financial crisis.

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Not Everybody Was A Fan Of Meghan Markle's Wedding Veil

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 3:10pm

The veil depicted 53 flowers representing the nations of the Commonwealth. And that has prompted a backlash in India.

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USC Faces Lawsuits, Calls For Resignation Over Alleged Sexual Abuse By Gynecologist

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 3:06pm

Last week, the LA Times reported that students at USC had repeatedly complained of a former campus doctor's inappropriate touching and comments, to no avail. Now, at least six women have sued.

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Reminder: Don't Use 'Sex' And 'Gender' Interchangeably

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 2:48pm

The language to use and avoid on this subject has changed considerably in recent years. We need to stay current.

Sony Looks To Spend Billions Expanding Its Music Publishing Dominance

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 2:19pm

Sony's acquisition of EMI Music Publishing will add the vast majority of a legendary catalog of compositions to its already massive publishing vault.

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'The Split' Explores The Price And Permutations Of Breaking Up

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 2:08pm

Sundance TV's new six-part series centers on a family of high-billing divorce lawyers whose own private lives are as messy as the cases they're handling.

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New Book Explores The Science Of Pregnancy 'Like A Mother'

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 2:08pm

As a first-time mother, journalist Angela Garber craved unbiased, scientific information — not just anecdotal advice. Her new book debunks myths and assumptions about pregnancy and childbirth.

Courtney Barnett's New Album Blends Forceful Guitar With Lyrical Complexity

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 2:08pm

Barnett sings about fame, feminism and self-doubt on her new album, Tell Me How You Really Feel. Ken Tucker says the songs are like "inner monologues, shaped and sharpened for public consumption."

Trump, GOP Prepare New Pincer Attack Against Justice Department And The FBI

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 1:47pm

As Republicans are scourging DOJ and the FBI over the Russia investigation, a blistering new report about the FBI's Clinton email probe could further undercut both law enforcement agencies.

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A Woman Has Been Named As NYSE CEO. It Only Took 226 Years

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 1:40pm

Stacey Cunningham, who started her career at the exchange as a summer intern on the ground floor, has been appointed to lead the Big Board starting Friday.

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George Clinton, Doctor Of The Mothership, Prescribes Funk In 'Medicaid Fraud Dogg'

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 1:38pm

The only antidote for the hell-in-a-handbasket blues is the stankiest of funks, and no one makes it stankier than George Clinton. Hear the first Parliament album in 38 years now.

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Judge Orders Boy Who Started Oregon Wildfire To Pay $36 Million In Restitution

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 1:30pm

The judge acknowledged the teenager is unable to pay the full amount. He admitted throwing fireworks that started the Eagle Creek Fire, burning nearly 47,000 acres last year.

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China Cuts Tariffs On Autos, Possibly Easing Trade Tensions With U.S.

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 1:19pm

China is cutting tariffs on vehicles from the U.S. and other countries after President Trump railed against the imbalance in trade tariffs. The cuts could help German automakers as well as Tesla.

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Anthem Policy Discourages Patients From 'Avoidable' Emergency Room Visits

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:52pm

One of the largest health insurers in the nation is getting more pushback from doctors for resisting paying for what it sees as avoidable visits to the ER.

The Fate Of Hunting Permits For Grizzlies In Wyoming

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:45pm

The federal government took the grizzly off the endangered species list last year. So for the first time in decades, states can decide whether people can hunt them.

Mark Zuckerberg In Europe To Discuss Facebook's Use Of Personal Data

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:40pm

The Facebook CEO is testifying before members of the European Parliament Tuesday, discussing how Facebook uses personal data.

What The World Needs To Do After Venezuela's Vote

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:35pm

Venezuela's latest vote will worsen its crisis as it consolidates its socialist authoritarian system. But Washington is not well-positioned to lead the charge to stop it, writes Ted Piccone.

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Americans' Near-Record Level Of Debt Might Reach $4 Trillion This Year

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:33pm

According to a new analysis from the loan comparison website, by the end of this year, our debt could reach a record $4 trillion.

Monsieur Periné Returns With 'Encanto Tropical'

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:32pm

The Colombian band stretches their boundaries across the decades, expanding on its swing and jazz-indebted sound with a pop sensibility.

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