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Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Says He’s Seriously Weighing a Run for President
2020 Elections
Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Says He’s Seriously Weighing a Run for President

Howard Schultz, former chief executive of the ubiquitous coffee chain Starbucks, teased a potential third-party White House bid on Sunday, drawing condemnation from Democrats who see a threat to their efforts to unseat President Donald Trump. Read More

Covering Homelessness Is a Passion for Editor of Underground Paper
Featured
Covering Homelessness Is a Passion for Editor of Underground Paper

Its front page identifies San Diego as home of “America’s Finest City Slums,” its quirky contents reference UFOs and conspiracy theories, and some articles read like stream-of-consciousness observations. Read More

Government Shutdown Cost US Economy at Least $6 Billion, Analysis Says
Economy
Government Shutdown Cost US Economy at Least $6 Billion, Analysis Says

President Donald Trump’s pointless government shutdown came to an end — but it cost the U.S. economy at least $6 billion, according to an analysis by S&P Global Ratings. Read More

What Did Roger Stone’s Arrest Look Like? Ask His Neighbor, Former NFL Player Chad Johnson
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What Did Roger Stone’s Arrest Look Like? Ask His Neighbor, Former NFL Player Chad Johnson

Ochocinco has the 411 when it comes to Roger Stone’s arrest in Fort Lauderdale. Chad Johnson, the colorful former NFL wide receiver who played for the Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots and Cincinnati Bengals, is... Read More

Tax Preparers Warn Your Refund May Be Smaller Than Usual This Year. Here’s Why
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Tax Preparers Warn Your Refund May Be Smaller Than Usual This Year. Here’s Why

Doing your taxes isn’t just about placing the correct numbers in the boxes of a form and then, as many hope, collecting a refund. There’s also how you feel about your taxes. “It’s a very emotional transaction,” ... Read More

House Armed Services Chairman Vows Fight if Trump Declares National Emergency
Congress
House Armed Services Chairman Vows Fight if Trump Declares National Emergency

Democrats would promptly file suit against the Trump administration if the president were to declare a national emergency in order to bankroll a southern border barrier, the new House Armed Services chairman warned... Read More

Trump Adviser Roger Stone Is Arrested in Mueller’s Russia Investigation
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Trump Adviser Roger Stone Is Arrested in Mueller’s Russia Investigation

Roger Stone, a longtime Republican operative who helped launch President Donald Trump’s political career and later served as an informal political adviser, was arrested before dawn Friday on a federal indictment that... Read More

Trump Agrees to Temporarily End Shutdown Without Any Border Wall Money
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Trump Agrees to Temporarily End Shutdown Without Any Border Wall Money

President Donald Trump on Friday announced a deal to temporarily end the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, capitulating — for now — on his demand for billions of taxpayer dollars to build a southern... Read More

LA May Charge Drivers by the Mile to Cut Congestion
Transportation
LA May Charge Drivers by the Mile to Cut Congestion

For years, Southern California lawmakers have tried to steer clear of decisions that make driving more expensive or miserable, afraid of angering one of their largest groups of constituents. But now, transportation... Read More

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to Unpaid Federal Workers: Let Them Get Loans
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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to Unpaid Federal Workers: Let Them Get Loans

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross expressed bewilderment over unpaid federal workers who are seeking charity to feed themselves, saying they should be able to borrow money during the government shutdown. Read More

Trump Eyes Action to Limit States' Powers to Block Pipelines
White House
Trump Eyes Action to Limit States' Powers to Block Pipelines

The Trump administration is considering taking steps to limit the ability of states to block interstate gas pipelines and other energy projects, according to three people familiar with the deliberations. Read More

US Backing of Opposition Leader in Venezuela Gains Allies
Venezuela
US Backing of Opposition Leader in Venezuela Gains Allies

The United States has a long history of intervening in Latin America, usually with disastrous consequences and the added burden of alienating other countries. Read More

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