France considers massive tax hike on hard liquor
The price of cognac and calvados could increase significantly in France as the government plans a tax increase on strong alcoholic drinks. The measure will be part of a...
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US stock indexes edge mostly lower in early trading; oil up
U.S. stock indexes edged mostly lower in early trading Monday as investors sized up the latest company earnings news. Health care companies notched some of the biggest gains...
17 minutes ago - The Seattle Times
Trump's Obamacare sabotage is causing massive increases in health care premiums
For years, Republicans have criticized Obamacare for making health care too expensive, misleadingly claiming that the law has led to skyrocketing costs. But now, the insurance...
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Baltimore Teachers Union votes to ratify new contract after months of negotiations
The Baltimore Teachers Union voted overwhelmingly Monday night to ratify a contract with the school board after more than a year-and-a-half of tense negotiations. The contract...
31 minutes ago - Baltimore Sun
Healthcare stocks rise, but others fall
Stocks on Wall Street were off to a mixed start Tuesday as gains for healthcare companies were offset by losses elsewhere in the market. UnitedHealth Group, the country's...
42 minutes ago - Los Angeles Times - 2 articles
Medical marijuana grower gets green light in Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG, Pa. - A licensed grower and processor of medical marijuana in western Pennsylvania is the first with state approval to begin operating. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's...
1 hour ago - The Seattle Times
Markets Right Now: Mixed start for stocks on Wall Street
The latest on developments in financial markets : 9:35 a.m. Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street as gains for health care companies are offset...
1 hour ago - Miami Herald - 2 articles
What Tom Petty can teach you about end-of-life care
Tom Petty made provisions for a health emergency before his death. How to plan for your own worst-case scenarios.
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‘A Real Positive Thing': Cop Talks On Being Minnetonka's 1st Community Engagement Officer
MINNETONKA, Minn. - Scott Marks is known around the Minnetonka Police Department for his outgoing personality. It's why Police Chief Scott Boerboom thought he would be the...
1 hour ago - CBS
Leonardo DiCaprio Is Investing in the Plant-Based Food Startup Beyond Meat
Meat substitute manufacturer Beyond Meat has announced that Leonardo DiCaprio has become one of its investors. The screen legend joins other investor luminaries who have backed...
1 hour ago - Fortune
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REVIEW: Google's new Pixel 2 is the phone you'll want for the long haul
With its new Pixel 2 smartphone, Google is playing things safe. The second generation of the company's flagship phone, which starts at $649 and begins shipping Tuesday, takes...
Trump comments on soldier deaths, knocks predecessors
President Trump claimed that his predecessors did not write or call the families of slain American troops during their tenures
9-year-old girl dies after 325-pound adult sat on her as punishment
The 325-pound woman told deputies she was sitting on the 9-year-old because the girl was out of control.
In Syria's Raqqa, IS makes last stand at city's stadium
BEIRUT - U.S.-backed, Kurdish-led forces battling the Islamic State group in Syria captured the city hospital in Raqqa on Tuesday, leaving IS militants holed up at the local...
Warrant: Mother put toddlers in oven, turned it on
A warrant charging an Atlanta woman with murder says she put her two young sons in an oven and turned it on.
BREAKING: Amid backlash, Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Marino withdraws as Trump's...
Pennsylvania Rep. Tom Marino was President Trump's nominee to be the U.S. drug czar, but he's withdrawing from consideration.
Florida congressional candidate: Aliens took me aboard their ship at age 7
A Florida congressional candidate is standing by her claims she was abducted to an alien spaceship at age 7 but that the incident shouldn't detract from what she's done on...
Amid backlash, Marino withdraws from consideration as drug czar
President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that Rep Tom Marino has withdrawn his name from consideration as the nation's drug czar.
Trump's having second thoughts about his drug czar nominee
President Donald Trump on Monday raised the possibility of withdrawing his nomination of Republican Rep. Tom Marino to be the nation's drug czar following reports that the...
The Latest: Syrian troops take some eastern villages from IS
BEIRUT - The Latest on developments in Syria as Islamic State militants make their last stand in the city of Raqqa : 4:30 p.m. Syria's state news agency says government forces...