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Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

London (CNN)A United Nations report on poverty in the United Kingdom has painted a damming picture of a nation where "compassion" for the poorest has been replaced with a "mean-spirited" approach reminiscent of the 19th century workhouses made infamous...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

My Aunt Doris recently passed away, exactly two weeks before her birthday. She would have been 107. I have been involved in health care for my entire professional life, as a hospital executive, consultant and professor of health care management. But the...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Dan Norton's electric pace has seen him bolt to the top of his sport, and he shows no signs of slowing down just yet. Seven-a-side rugby is a game crowded with super-fast sprinters, but among the speedsters it is Norton who wears the crown. He's...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A Customs and Border Patrol station in south Texas has stopped taking detainees in for processing because some people have displayed signs of flu-related illness.Medical staff at the Centralized Processing Center in McAllen on Tuesday identified "a...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

Michael D'Antonio is the author of the book "Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success" and co-author with Peter Eisner of "The Shadow President: The Truth About Mike Pence." The opinions expressed in this commentary are the author's. View...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Renowned Kenyan author and gay rights activist Binyavanga Wainaina has died, a friend with direct knowledge told CNN. He was 48.Wainaina died in a Nairobi hospital on Tuesday night following a short illness, the friend who did not want to be named...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

London (CNN Business)Britain's second biggest steel maker collapsed on Wednesday, putting 4,500 jobs at the company at risk, and threatening another 20,000 at suppliers. The company was seeking a government bailout, but talks ended without agreement. The ...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer are set to meet with President Donald Trump for a second round of talks on infrastructure Wednesday -- a meeting that will take place against the backdrop of rising...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Japan is asking us all a favor. Would we please start saying Prime Minister Abe Shinzo's name correctly? Or is it Shinzo Abe? Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan will face lawmakers yet again Wednesday and Thursday amid shifts in personnel to address the increase of migrants at the border, a pending request for billions of dollars in additional funds and...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)The House Judiciary Committee will vote Wednesday on legislation that would provide a pathway to citizenship for more than 1 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. The proposal is designed to protect undocumented immigrants ...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday will outline executive actions he would take if elected to protect abortion rights, including creating a White House Office of Reproductive Freedom to oversee his administration's...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

President Trump recently declared that he won the White House in “one of the most hard fought and consequential elections in the history of our great nation.” It is not difficult to conjure elections that mattered more, like Thomas Jefferson’s in...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

I’ve always been very careful about my personal information (some might say paranoid). I ad-block, I cookie-block, and I use a password manager and a ton of disposable email addresses. I don’t use fitness-tracking wearables. I even cover my laptop...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

I wrote my first novel at a time when I felt powerless. I was 27 in 2016, and there was a public reckoning happening with women’s bodies, but also a reckoning I was grappling with personally. I had felt so powerless in my body for such a long time that ...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

[Want to get New York Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.] It’s Wednesday. Weather: The day starts cool and reaches a high in the 70s. Expect lots of clear sky and a mild...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning, We’re covering a new front in the trade war with China, Democrats’ increasing calls for impeachment proceedings and the scourge...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Maine's House of Representatives has passed a bill that would expand the number of medical professionals allowed to perform abortions in the state.In addition to physicians, the bill would allow physician assistants and advanced practice registered...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

Jerusalem (CNN)The White House's economic workshop, the first step in its much-heralded Mideast peace plan, puts investment in the Palestinian economy front and center. But leading Palestinian businessmen say they will stay away from the conference,...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

They broke into cheers every time he referred to numbers or statistics. They chanted “PowerPoint! PowerPoint!” when he renewed a pledge to use the program to deliver the State of the Union. And when the 2,500 rain-soaked supporters of Andrew Yang...

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Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

London (CNN)A United Nations report on poverty in the United Kingdom has painted a damming picture of a nation where "compassion" for the poorest has been replaced with a "mean-spirited" approach reminiscent of the 19th century workhouses made infamous...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Dan Norton's electric pace has seen him bolt to the top of his sport, and he shows no signs of slowing down just yet. Seven-a-side rugby is a game crowded with super-fast sprinters, but among the speedsters it is Norton who wears the crown. He's...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A Customs and Border Patrol station in south Texas has stopped taking detainees in for processing because some people have displayed signs of flu-related illness.Medical staff at the Centralized Processing Center in McAllen on Tuesday identified "a...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

Michael D'Antonio is the author of the book "Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success" and co-author with Peter Eisner of "The Shadow President: The Truth About Mike Pence." The opinions expressed in this commentary are the author's. View...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Renowned Kenyan author and gay rights activist Binyavanga Wainaina has died, a friend with direct knowledge told CNN. He was 48.Wainaina died in a Nairobi hospital on Tuesday night following a short illness, the friend who did not want to be named...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ CNN

London (CNN Business)Britain's second biggest steel maker collapsed on Wednesday, putting 4,500 jobs at the company at risk, and threatening another 20,000 at suppliers. The company was seeking a government bailout, but talks ended without agreement. The ...

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Trump bathing in the swamp Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

I have been reading with a love and fervor for almost every day of my 76 years. And for at least 25 years, I have read about politics, but never moreso than the past few years. Lately, I am wondering what, if anything, the politicians in Washington,...

CCSD teachers are mistreated Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Assemblywoman Brittney Miller’s May 10 guest column, “Here and nationwide, education weighed down by teacher turnover,” fails to address the key issues in retaining quality teachers and special ed therapists in the Clark County School District. In...

Medicare helps seniors use opioids safely Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

If you get injured or have surgery, your doctor may prescribe opioids, a class of drugs used to treat pain. Although opioids can be an important part of treatment, they carry serious risks of addiction, abuse and overdose, especially if used...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

It’s one hour before the Las Vegas High baseball team is about to start practice, and coach Sam Thomas is feverishly at work. He appears to be in his element. The veteran coach is climbing a ladder with a tool belt strapped around his waist. It’s...

Legislators hold first hearing on new education funding plan Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

CARSON CITY — One of the largest bills this legislative session — a complete overhaul of the state’s K-12 funding system, was heard by committee for the first time Tuesday evening. Sen. Joyce Woodhouse, D-Henderson and chief majority whip,...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Lee Canyon has plans to build a new ski lodge. In fact, dirt-moving has already started for a project to erect a 10,000-square-foot lodge that will feature a heated terrace, ski-in bar, revamped bistro and expanded restroom areas. It will also feature...

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Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

My Aunt Doris recently passed away, exactly two weeks before her birthday. She would have been 107. I have been involved in health care for my entire professional life, as a hospital executive, consultant and professor of health care management. But the...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

President Trump recently declared that he won the White House in “one of the most hard fought and consequential elections in the history of our great nation.” It is not difficult to conjure elections that mattered more, like Thomas Jefferson’s in...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

I’ve always been very careful about my personal information (some might say paranoid). I ad-block, I cookie-block, and I use a password manager and a ton of disposable email addresses. I don’t use fitness-tracking wearables. I even cover my laptop...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

I wrote my first novel at a time when I felt powerless. I was 27 in 2016, and there was a public reckoning happening with women’s bodies, but also a reckoning I was grappling with personally. I had felt so powerless in my body for such a long time that ...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

[Want to get New York Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.] It’s Wednesday. Weather: The day starts cool and reaches a high in the 70s. Expect lots of clear sky and a mild...

Posted Wednesday, 22 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning, We’re covering a new front in the trade war with China, Democrats’ increasing calls for impeachment proceedings and the scourge...