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Windy Pappas

High School Teacher Put on Paid Leave for…

Chemistry teacher Windy Pappas kneeled with two signs - one saying 'Black Lives Matter' and another reading 'It's OK to disagree with every sign here!!!' - during a rally to kick off homecoming week at…

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Dow Closes Within 5 Points of Milestone 23,000…

The Dow ended higher Tuesday, buoyed by strong quarterly results from UnitedHealth Group and Johnson & Johnson and briefly topping 23,000 for the first time. by Fred Imbert (CNBC) - The index gained 40 points…

Fire Fighter Forest Fire Wildfires Blaze Smoke

Predicted to Cost US Economy $85 Billion; Containment…

Devastating fires charring California have claimed more lives than any fire in the state's history, and the economic toll is predicted to climb to $85 billion. by Brian Lada (AccuWeather) - "These wildfires, especially in…

Costco

Costco Is Still Cheaper Than Whole Foods

Competition is heating up in the grocery industry. by Emmie Martin (CNBC) - Amazon's recent acquisition of Whole Foods and the subsequent price reductions have led customers to question if the chain — which had…

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Congressional Disaster Relief Legislation Ignores Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico faces a long, painful struggle ahead, debt-entrapped by creditors, ill-served by uncaring Washington, mismanaged by corrupt officials, a deplorable situation, affecting its poor and most vulnerable hardest – compounded by hurricane devastation and…

Robert Reich Foreign Cash Is Hijacking American Democracy

Similarities Between Harvey Weinstein and Trump

Trump and Weinstein are both sexual harassers and predators, but only one of them made it to the White House. Donald Trump weighed in on the scandal engulfing movie mogul and Democratic funder Harvey Weinstein,…

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan

U.S. – Turkey Standoff

Relations between the U.S. and Turkey, allies since the aftermath of World War II, have soured in the 15 months since an attempted coup against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey’s leader continues…