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Federal Trade Commission to investigate Equifax data breach

It was a a “massively egregious” breakdown, computer security expert says.

Tax cut is good idea, but don’t make it retroactive

Deficit financing of stimulus would be a smart thing to do if our economy needed it, but it’s not clear that it does.

New video shows wild jaguar roaming in southern Arizona

Conservationists are suing to stop a proposed border wall they say will deter migrating animals.

Selena Gomez reveals she received a kidney transplant

By Nardine Saad / Los Angeles Times The Secret Life of Selena Gomez has just taken a medical turn: The singer says she underwent a… Continue reading

Cuba mystery grows: New details on what befell US diplomats

The diagnosis of mild brain injury has confounded the FBI and the State Department.

Trump administration backs bill to halt aid to Palestinians

Sen. Bob Corker said people who commit acts of terror are paid up to $3,500 in monthly stipends.

Google hit with class action lawsuit over gender pay

A federal review found women earned less than men in nearly every job classification.

Childless adults cause ripple effects in US housing market

By Adina Solomon / The Washington Post Sara Moran’s closet in her Colonial house, built in 1920, once served as a nursery for a past… Continue reading

Special operations forces injured in explosion at Fort Bragg

An Army spokesman could not say the number of injured, extent of injuries or cause of the explosion.

HHS funding for some ACA helpers cut by more than 60 percent

Health and Human Services officials have informed grass-roots groups that assist with enrollment… Continue reading

Democrats say they have deal with Trump on young immigrants

The president, however, sent shifting signals on Twitter on Thursday as to how far he would go.

8 die at Florida nursing home in Irma’s sweltering aftermath

Police began a criminal investigation into the deaths, which are believed to be heat-related.

Democrats rally to Bernie Sanders’ single-payer health plan

Los Angeles Times Like passengers leaping for a departing train, leading Democrats are scrambling to support single-payer health insurance, a system that would represent a… Continue reading

Larry King reveals he had successful surgery for lung cancer

Although he hasn’t smoked in 30 years, Larry King was reminded of the all-too-real consequences of tobacco use earlier… Continue reading

Pharma Bro headed to jail after his bail gets revoked

Former pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli’s $5,000 bounty on Hillary Clinton’s hair angered a judge.

Boeing to boost Dreamliner output from 12 to 14 a month

By Julie Johnsson / Bloomberg Boeing will raise production of its 787 Dreamliner in 2019 and bolster a key accounting measure that will improve the… Continue reading

Ryan: Deporting young immigrants not in nation’s interest

Democrats are open to a compromise on border security in order to get protection for ‘Dreamers.’

As Irma fades, unpredictable Jose eyes $19 trillion in property

By Brian K. Sullivan / Bloomberg Don’t underestimate Jose. The meteorological gods seem to be working against the hurricane as Irma’s successor lumbers over the… Continue reading

Self-driving boats: The next tech transportation race

An experimental autonomous workboat spent the summer dodging other vessels in Boston Harbor.

Justices allow Trump administration ban on most refugees

The Supreme Court agreed with the Trump administration Tuesday and put on hold a lower court decision that would have… Continue reading