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Check It Out, Sans Checkout: Amazon Opens First Cashier-Less Grocery Store in Seattle
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Check It Out, Sans Checkout: Amazon Opens First Cashier-Less Grocery Store in Seattle
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(NEW YORK) — Amazon wants to kill the supermarket checkout line. The online retailing giant is opening its first cashier-less supermarket, where...

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U.S. Retail Sales Rise a Modest 0.3% in January
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U.S. Retail Sales Rise a Modest 0.3% in January
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(WASHINGTON) — U.S. retail sales rose a modest 0.3% in January, a slight improvement over December, as unseasonably warm weather boosted sales at...

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New York City Apartment Broker Fees Return After Judge Temporarily Blocks Ban
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New York City Apartment Broker Fees Return After Judge Temporarily Blocks Ban
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The Snow Moon rises next to the Empire State Building as the sun sets in New York City on February 8, 2020 as seen from Hoboken, N. J. Broker fees...

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He Spoke About Racism His Kids Had Faced in Michigan Schools During a Community Meeting. ‘Then Why Didn’t You Stay in Mexico?' a Heckler Asked
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He Spoke About Racism His Kids Had Faced in Michigan Schools During a Community Meeting. ‘Then Why Didn’t You Stay in Mexico?' a Heckler Asked
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What was intended to be a community conversation about race and diversity in Saline, Michigan on Monday night devolved into a heated discussion...

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The Gun On the Air Force’s F-35 Has ‘Unacceptable’ Accuracy, Pentagon Testing Office Says
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The Gun On the Air Force’s F-35 Has ‘Unacceptable’ Accuracy, Pentagon Testing Office Says
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Add a gun that can’t shoot straight to the problems that dog Lockheed Martin Corp.’s $428 billion F-35 program, including more than 800 software...

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This Black Preacher Owns a Onetime KKK Museum. He Plans to Transform It Into a 'Building of Love'
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This Black Preacher Owns a Onetime KKK Museum. He Plans to Transform It Into a 'Building of Love'
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(LAURENS, S.C.) — Not many years ago in a small, rural South Carolina town stood The Redneck Shop — a racist emporium and Ku Klux Klan museum...

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The Ultimate Ranking of the Best Memes of The Office That Will Have You Laughing Through the Daily Grind
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The Ultimate Ranking of the Best Memes of The Office That Will Have You Laughing Through the Daily Grind
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These days, it’s hard to imagine a world in which The Office doesn’t exist. But NBC’s beloved mockumentary sitcom wasn’t always as popular as its...

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Testing Tech in Public? San Francisco Says Get a Permit First
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Testing Tech in Public? San Francisco Says Get a Permit First
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(SAN FRANCISCO) — Tired of San Francisco streets being used as a testing ground for the latest delivery technology and transportation apps, city...

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Amazon Signs New Lease for Large New York City Office Space, Renewing Debate Over Tax Breaks
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Amazon Signs New Lease for Large New York City Office Space, Renewing Debate Over Tax Breaks
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(NEW YORK) — Amazon has signed a lease for a new office space in Manhattan that will house more than 1,500 employees, less than a year after...

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Kelly Clarkson’s Soulful Cover of Mister Rogers’ ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ Is Exactly What You Need to Hear
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Kelly Clarkson’s Soulful Cover of Mister Rogers’ ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ Is Exactly What You Need to Hear
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It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood—whatever neighborhood you’re in—and that is a good enough reason to listen to Kelly Clarkson evocatively...

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In A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Tom Hanks Plays Mr. Rogers as a Human Being, Not a Saint
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In A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Tom Hanks Plays Mr. Rogers as a Human Being, Not a Saint
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There’s a world of difference between a work that gives us what we didn’t know we needed and one that merely fulfills expectations. Expectations...

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Flocks of ‘Intimidating’ Wild Turkeys Ruffle Feathers, Menace Residents in New Jersey Retirement Community
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Flocks of ‘Intimidating’ Wild Turkeys Ruffle Feathers, Menace Residents in New Jersey Retirement Community
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(TOMS RIVER, N.J.) — New Jersey has drumsticked up a plan to deal with flocks of wild turkeys that are ruffling some feathers in a Jersey Shore...

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Airbnb’s Big Loss in Jersey City Could Have Huge Consequences for the Company Nationwide
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Airbnb’s Big Loss in Jersey City Could Have Huge Consequences for the Company Nationwide
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(Bloomberg) — The bitter, multi-million dollar battle over home-sharing in Jersey City has come to an end — with Airbnb Inc. losing the fight....

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Northern California Power Outages Left ‘Abandoned’ Seniors in Danger, Trapped in Their Apartments
News 4 months ago
Northern California Power Outages Left ‘Abandoned’ Seniors in Danger, Trapped in Their Apartments
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(NOVATO, Calif.) — One woman in her 80s tripped over another resident who had fallen on the landing in a steep stairwell. Others got disoriented,...

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Community Health Workers Are Vital; Governments Should Be Paying Them
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Community Health Workers Are Vital; Governments Should Be Paying Them
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Illness is universal, health care is not. Over half of the world’s 7.3 billion people, including 1 billion in rural communities, lack access to...

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These U.N. Climate Scientists Think They Can Halt Global Warming for $300 Billion. Here’s How
News 4 months ago
These U.N. Climate Scientists Think They Can Halt Global Warming for $300 Billion. Here’s How
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$300 billion. That’s the money needed to stop the rise in greenhouse gases and buy up to 20 years of time to fix global warming, according to...

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A Single Car Parking Spot Just Sold in Hong Kong for Almost a Million Dollars
News 4 months ago
A Single Car Parking Spot Just Sold in Hong Kong for Almost a Million Dollars
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There have been many times when you would have given anything for a parking spot—but almost a million bucks? Hong Kong is notorious for its high...

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Moderate Democrats Back 4 Bills Aimed at Making Housing More Affordable
News 4 months ago
Moderate Democrats Back 4 Bills Aimed at Making Housing More Affordable
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Millions of Americans find themselves in a "Catch-22" when it comes to being able to afford the most basic of needs-a roof over their heads. A...

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How the AIDS Crisis Changed the Dynamic Between Gay Men and Women, as Told in Edie Windsor’s Memoir
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How the AIDS Crisis Changed the Dynamic Between Gay Men and Women, as Told in Edie Windsor’s Memoir
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One Friday evening in the early summer of 1981, Thea and I were in Southampton preparing dinner when something on the news caught our attention: ...

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Forever 21 Fashion Chain Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
News 5 months ago
Forever 21 Fashion Chain Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
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(NEW YORK) — Low-price fashion chain Forever 21, a one-time hot destination for teen shoppers that fell victim to its own rapid expansion and...

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Rogue Umbrella Blocks People From Getting Into Their WeWork Office for Days
News 5 months ago
Rogue Umbrella Blocks People From Getting Into Their WeWork Office for Days
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Working 9 to 5, what a way to make a living, as the Dolly Parton classic goes. And with the daily grind enough to drive you crazy if you let it,...

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Vegan Sues Neighbor for Barbecuing In Their Own Backyard Because She ‘Can’t Go Out There’
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Vegan Sues Neighbor for Barbecuing In Their Own Backyard Because She ‘Can’t Go Out There’
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To crib a line from psychoanalysis, sometimes a cigar is not just a cigar and sometimes a barbecue is not just a barbecue. That was the feeling of...

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Here's Everything That's Open and Closed on Labor Day 2019
News 6 months ago
Here's Everything That's Open and Closed on Labor Day 2019
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Labor Day, which is observed on the first Monday of September, became a federal holiday to honor workers in 1894, after union and labor movement...

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Juul Commits $100 Million to New System to Help Retailers Block Sales to Minors
News 6 months ago
Juul Commits $100 Million to New System to Help Retailers Block Sales to Minors
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Facing increasing scrutiny for its role in the teen vaping epidemic, e-cigarette maker Juul on Thursday announced a system meant to stop all retail...

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