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June 14, 2019 - 9:14 am
(NEW YORK) -- If you've ever dreamed about traveling around the world but figured you'd never have the time or money, your moment has come. Airbnb has announced the ultimate adventure: Around the world in 80 days for about $5,000. The site is celebrating the launch of Airbnb Adventures, previously...
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June 14, 2019 - 6:16 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives recently passed a bill that may complicate retirement planning options for Americans. The House passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019 on May 23. If enacted into law, it could be tricky for Americans who are...
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June 13, 2019 - 7:49 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Days after an artist uploaded a digitally manipulated video online appearing to show Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reciting a sinister monologue about “control[ling] the future,” a real-life panel of experts sat before lawmakers on Thursday with a stark message: This is only the...
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June 13, 2019 - 8:05 am
(NEW YORK) -- Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit, husband of Serena Williams and father of their daughter, Olympia, is on a mission to get dads the mandated right to take paid paternity leave. He and Dove Men+Care are asking men and women to sign The Pledge for Paternity Leave. Ohanian plans...
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June 13, 2019 - 5:14 am
(DENVER) -- Colorado has generated more than $1 billion by selling marijuana. The state legalized weed in 2014. Since then, total sales have exceeded $6.56 billion, according to the state's department of revenue. "Today's report continues to show that Colorado's cannabis industry is thriving, but...
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June 12, 2019 - 3:49 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Forget Superman, it was Delta Airlines to the rescue for a group of students and their chaperones who recently found themselves stranded in an airport before the first leg of a long-awaited summer trip to Virginia and Washington D.C. On June 2, fifth graders, parents and teachers from...
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Marvel Studios
June 12, 2019 - 3:17 pm
(NEW YORK) -- WARNING: "AVENGERS: ENDGAME" SPOILERS AHEAD. What better way to say goodbye to Tony Stark than in the very place his superpowered friends did? Eagle-eyed fans on Reddit thought there was something familiar about a rustic lakeside cabin in Georgia that was listed on Airbnb, and they...
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June 12, 2019 - 3:13 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Even as 11 states, plus Washington, D.C., have legalized recreational cannabis, lawmakers have struggled to find consensus on the question of whether employers could reject an applicant over their pot use. Now Nevada has become the first to push through that protection. Nevada Gov...
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June 12, 2019 - 2:15 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Add New York University's medical center to the list of educational and cultural institutions that says it will no longer take money from the Sacklers, the family that owns OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma. Purdue Pharma faces thousands of lawsuits for its role in the opioid...
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June 12, 2019 - 12:49 pm
(DETROIT) -- Ford Motor Company has issued safety recalls for more than a million cars. The model most affected by the series of recalls are Ford Explorer SUVs that were made between 2011 and 2017 due to an issue with suspension toe link fractures, which can diminish steering control, the company...
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