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Millions awarded to duck boat crash victims

CNN - Fri, 2019-02-08 19:39
A jury has awarded about $123 million to the victims and families of a fatal 2015 crash between a duck boat and a tour bus in Seattle.

Border state officials fire back at Trump's plans

CNN - Fri, 2019-02-08 19:37
From Brownsville, Texas to San Diego, activity and division is ramping up along the US-Mexico border. CNN's Ed Lavandera looks at the developments from this week.

Tensions rise as Venezuela blocks border bridge in standoff over aid

CNN - Fri, 2019-02-08 19:34
Two US trucks carrying food and medical supplies arrived at Venezuela's border this afternoon, according to a US official in the Colombian border town of Cucuta. But it is not clear when or whether the aid will reach people inside the country.

John Dingell: 'The work is certainly not finished. But we've made progress'

CNN - Fri, 2019-02-08 19:27
The late Democratic former Rep. John Dingell of Michigan thanked his supporters and urged Congress to continue his work protecting American consumers and lands in a Washington Post opinion piece published posthumously Friday.

Encounters: Rita Moreno Mixes Up a Carnival in the Kitchen

NY Times - Fri, 2019-02-08 19:25
“My ovaries may not make babies, but I’m not done for,” said the 87-year-old actress, who stars in the Netflix reboot of “One Day at a Time.”

Landmark Broadway Deal Gives Actors a Piece of the Profits

NY Times - Fri, 2019-02-08 19:24
Performers and stage managers who help develop hit shows will share in the riches following an agreement reached Friday between their union and producers.

Loose Ends: Obituary for My 20s

NY Times - Fri, 2019-02-08 19:20
Even in their final days, they retained their trademark optimism and finally registered for a library card.

U.S. Sanctions Are Aimed at Venezuela’s Oil. Its Citizens May Suffer First.

NY Times - Fri, 2019-02-08 19:16
Venezuela’s oil company has found ways to weather sanctions aimed at ousting President Nicolás Maduro. How ordinary people will survive them is a different question.

Second Woman Accuses Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of Virginia of Sexual Assault

NY Times - Fri, 2019-02-08 19:14
The new allegation follows one by a California professor, Vanessa Tyson, who says Mr. Fairfax sexually assaulted her in 2004.

Oversight, Not Overreach

NY Times - Fri, 2019-02-08 19:13
Presidential harassment, Mr. Trump? Nope. Congress is doing its job.

GM offers $25K reward for info on nooses and 'whites-only' signs at Ohio plant

CNN - Fri, 2019-02-08 19:02
General Motors is offering a $25,000 reward for information about nooses and "whites-only" signs being hung at its plant in Toledo, Ohio.

Meghan McCain wishes Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner didn't go to her dad's funeral

CNN - Fri, 2019-02-08 19:01
Meghan McCain wishes that Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law and senior advisers, had not attended the funeral of her father, Sen. John McCain, she said Thursday night.

Les Moonves, Fired by CBS, Sets Up Shop in Hollywood

NY Times - Fri, 2019-02-08 19:00
The ousted chief executive of CBS is occupying an office on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip that, per his exit agreement, is being paid for by the network.
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