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Long Island City protesters tell Amazon, 'Stay the helipad out!'
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Long Island City protesters tell Amazon, 'Stay the helipad out!'

Long Island City protesters tell Amazon, 'Stay the helipad out!''Why can Google bring 20,000 jobs here without any public subsidies but Amazon...

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Amazon introduces ‘National Landing’ headquarters to confused Washington-area residents
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Amazon introduces ‘National Landing’ headquarters to confused Washington-area residents

While previous reports had already tipped Crystal City as one of Amazon’s picks, the name came as a surprise to local residents who had never heard...

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Juul to remove most of its flavored products from retail stores
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Juul to remove most of its flavored products from retail stores

Juul to remove most of its flavored products from retail stores "Juul's announcement is too little, too late," says the Campaign for Tobacco-Free...

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Amazon’s HQ2 decision met with ‘outrage’ by concerned residents
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Amazon’s HQ2 decision met with ‘outrage’ by concerned residents

A view of the waterfront of Long Island City in the Queens borough of New York, along the East River, on Nov. 7, 2018. A view of the waterfront of...

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Amazon picks New York City and Washington, D.C., for its new headquarters
News 5 days ago
Amazon picks New York City and Washington, D.C., for its new headquarters

Amazon announced on Tuesday that it will be building new offices in New York City and outside Washington, D. C., splitting its highly anticipated...

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Stores are pushing credit cards this holiday season. Should you get one?
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Stores are pushing credit cards this holiday season. Should you get one?

Retailers push their store credit cards because they know that if they get somebody to sign up for one of those cards, they're more likely to come...

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Florida city elects country’s second all-LGBTQ local government
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Florida city elects country’s second all-LGBTQ local government

Voters in Wilton Manors, Florida, on Tuesday elected the state’s first and the country’s second all-LGBTQ local government. Palm Springs,...

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VA official reassigned amid hearing into delayed GI Bill benefits
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VA official reassigned amid hearing into delayed GI Bill benefits

A House committee will hear testimony Thursday from Department of Veterans Affairs officials over delayed GI Bill payments potentially affecting...

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Ocasio-Cortez rips Fox News for mocking her personal finances, working-class people
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Ocasio-Cortez rips Fox News for mocking her personal finances, working-class people

The Democratic Socialist from the Bronx said it's tough to find a DC apartment since she won't start being paid until January. Alexandria Ocasio...

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Customers give doughnut store owner the gift of time
News 1 week ago
Customers give doughnut store owner the gift of time

City affected by shooting nearly 75% evacuated due to wildfireUber changes policy after drivers post videos of passengers without permissionWatch...

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FDA preparing to limit sales of flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores
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FDA preparing to limit sales of flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores

The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to strictly limit the sales of flavored e-cigarette products to try to keep them out of the hands of...

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Coming soon to a mall near you...a Facebook store
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Coming soon to a mall near you...a Facebook store

Facebook is stepping over the invisible line dividing the digital and physical worlds with nine new pop-up shops inside of Macy’s stores, just in...

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Amazon surprised America with its HQ2 decision: But how will the new offices look?
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Amazon surprised America with its HQ2 decision: But how will the new offices look?

Amazon surprised America with its HQ2 decision: But how will the new offices look?Going for a high-level splashy look would be a jump away from the...

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Scientists are trying to bottle solar energy and turn it into liquid fuel
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Scientists are trying to bottle solar energy and turn it into liquid fuel

Professor Kasper Moth-Poulsen holding a tube containing the catalyst in front of the ultra-high-vacuum setup that was used to measure the heat...

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Patrons buy doughnuts by the dozen to give owner time with ailing wife
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Patrons buy doughnuts by the dozen to give owner time with ailing wife

The community of Seal Beach is helping a doughnut store owner spend more time with his wife after she had a brain aneurysm. The community wanted to...

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In New York, a former 'Dreamer' runs for office, aware of those who can't
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In New York, a former 'Dreamer' runs for office, aware of those who can't

QUEENS, New York — It’s early evening and Catalina Cruz, the Democratic nominee running for the 39th Assembly District, opens the door at an...

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Toy soldiers: Walmart, Kohl's, and Target battle for Toys R Us holiday market share
News 2 weeks ago
Toy soldiers: Walmart, Kohl's, and Target battle for Toys R Us holiday market share

It may be two full months until holiday season, but the nation’s biggest retailers are already waging an all-out war to woo shoppers — and they're...

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New resource guide aims to help LGBTQ Muslims find community
News 2 weeks ago
New resource guide aims to help LGBTQ Muslims find community

A new resource guide published Thursday by the Muslim Youth Leadership Council hopes to encourage young LGBTQ+ Muslims to share their experiences. ...

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7 products under $20 that will change the way you use your fridge
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7 products under $20 that will change the way you use your fridge

One study found that the healthiest Americans are the most wasteful because of their high consumption of fruits and vegetables, which are...

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Concerns growing over rejection of mail-in ballots in Georgia, other states
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Concerns growing over rejection of mail-in ballots in Georgia, other states

Maureen Heard, of Derry, N. H., chief communications officer for Veterans Affairs New England Healthcare System, in her office at the VA, in...

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California rent control initiative leaves communities of color split
News 2 weeks ago
California rent control initiative leaves communities of color split

Supporters demonstrate as the Yes on 10 "Rent Is Too Damn High" statewide bus tour arrives at City Hall ahead of the San Francisco Board of...

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'All we want is our vote': Native Americans fight fallout of North Dakota's voter ID law
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'All we want is our vote': Native Americans fight fallout of North Dakota's voter ID law

FORT BERTHOLD INDIAN RESERVATION, N. D. — For more than a year, Tiffany Hunts Along has lived in a cherrywood mobile home high on a ridge in...

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A better (and even cheaper) way to shop at IKEA
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A better (and even cheaper) way to shop at IKEA

If you want to make a quick trip and want to avoid the worst of the crowds, Mondays are usually the quietest day. If you want to make a quick trip...

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120 people are now reported sick from salmonella in ground beef
News 3 weeks ago
120 people are now reported sick from salmonella in ground beef

Ground beef sold at stores across the U. S. has been recalled for risk of salmonella contamination. Ground beef sold at stores across the U. S. has...

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CBS names new interim chairman as investigations continue
News 3 weeks ago
CBS names new interim chairman as investigations continue

CBS has appointed Strauss Zelnick as its new interim chairman, the company confirmed in a statement on Sunday. Zelnick, CEO of the video game...

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Millennials have struck again, and the latest victim is American cheese
News 4 weeks ago
Millennials have struck again, and the latest victim is American cheese

In an ongoing series of attacks against the products they grew up on, the millennials have struck again. This time, it’s American cheese they’re...

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The Harvard affirmative action suit won't change things for most Asian-Americans
News 1 month ago
The Harvard affirmative action suit won't change things for most Asian-Americans

Ryan Liu is a graduate student in the Master of Science in Higher Education program at the University of Oxford. He’s a graduate of Pasadena City...

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Woman in viral St. Louis apartment building video says she was in the right
News 1 month ago
Woman in viral St. Louis apartment building video says she was in the right

A white woman who tried to block a black man from entering his St. Louis apartment building last week said she doesn't believe she did anything...

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Thanks to Sears, the musicians who gave us the Blues had an ax to grind
News 1 month ago
Thanks to Sears, the musicians who gave us the Blues had an ax to grind

Sears is currently singing the bankruptcy blues — but it's a little-known fact that the retail giant also helped nurture the musical genre spawned...

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The fall of Sears through the eyes of some of its retired workers
News 1 month ago
The fall of Sears through the eyes of some of its retired workers

Back in the day, their slogan said it all: "Sears, where America shops." But on the day that Sears Holdings declared bankruptcy, Jon White, who...

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