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 2018-07-17 12:00 

USA Today

Investigation of VA nursing homes launched after USA TODAY/Boston Globe reports...

The move follows an investigation by USA TODAY and The Boston Globe that showed 60 VA nursing homes rated only one out of five stars for quality last year in the agency's own internal ranking system....

 2018-07-17 12:00 

NY Times

Male Critics Are Harsher Than Women on Female-Led Films, Study Says...

The report examined movies from Spring 2018 and found that when men are in leading roles, the reviews are not as stratified by the critics' gender....

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Chicago Tribune

'Jabari's homecoming': Parker to the Bulls makes perfect sense to his Simeon friends...

NBA homecomings often have a storybook feel, but they aren't for everybody. While LeBron James' return to Cleveland in 2014 was wildly successful, other notable free agents, including Kevin Durant and Paul George, have passed on opportunities to s...

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Washington Post

The Cold War-themed board game that feels more relevant than ever...

Twilight Struggle's re-creation of a world in which the U.S. and Russia lock horns is closer to current reality than when it was created 13 years ago....

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Washington Post

At an American escargot farm, growth proceeds at a snail's pace...

As French food becomes hip again, chefs look for domestic sources that aren't canned....

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Washington Post

Cliques, obsessive moms and now PhDs: Megan Abbott sets female rivalries afire...

In Abbott's latest, 'Give Me Your Hand,' a toxic friendship comes to a head over work in a prestigious lab...

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Washington Post

When his wife died, a writer found a new kind of inequality...

Do men and women grieve differently? Jonathan Santlofer wonders in 'The Widower's Notebook.'...

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Los Angeles Times

A judge's order to suppress part of a Times story is an egregious attack on liberty. It's also futile...

In the internet era, once information is out, it's out....

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Los Angeles Times

Elon Musk is at war with everyone from regulators to stock analysts to a Thai child rescuer...

It's been a crazy few weeks for Elon Musk....

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Los Angeles Times

Massive tree die-off brings unprecedented danger as wildfire burns near Yosemite...

The true destructiveness of the Ferguson fire might lie ahead as its burns a path through a tinderbox already primed for disaster....

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Los Angeles Times

First of Garcetti-backed shelters nears opening, with a $700,000 deck...

Trailers set up near downtown's historic El Pueblo will house 45 homeless people beginning in August. Construction of a $700,000 deck helped delay the project. The mayor has committed a total of $20 million for similar emergency facilities across the ...

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Los Angeles Times

Orange County congressional race between Rohrabacher, Rouda a dead heat, new poll finds...

One of California's hottest congressional races — between incumbent Rep. Dana Rohrabacher and his Democratic challenger, Harvey Rouda, is starting out effectively tied, according to a new poll. Rouda holds the slimmest of leads, with support fro...

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Los Angeles Times

Today: Trump and Putin, Side by Side...

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 2018-07-17 12:00 

Wall Street Journal

Johnson & Johnson's Pharma Business Fuels Sales Growth...

Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceuticals business helped drive sales growth at the company for the latest quarter but the health-products giant's U.S. consumer business continued to struggle....

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Wall Street Journal

Vox Media to Begin Licensing Publishing Technology Chorus...

Digital publisher Vox Media is trying out a new money-making strategy: Selling the software that it uses to produce stories....

 2018-07-17 12:00 

San Diego Union Tribune

San Onofre emails show history of private meetings between regulators, energy insiders and advisers to Gov. Jerry Brown...

Emails that California utility regulators withheld for years -- and released only under a court order -- show that political appointees of Gov. Jerry Brown met privately to discuss and dictate state energy policy outside the public process....

 2018-07-17 12:00 

Chicago Tribune

Instagram-friendly 'wndr museum' is coming to Chicago, tickets on sale Tuesday...

The forthcoming Chicago pop-up called wndr museum may be all lower-case and a few vowels short of standard in its official spelling. But the first-of-its-kind attraction is aiming to provide an experience that is immersive, expansive and, yes, well-capita...

 2018-07-17 11:57 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

Sean Hannity's interview with Donald Trump after the Russia summit was just embarrassing...

President Donald Trump's talk with Sean Hannity after the Russia summit: Perhaps the perfect Fox News experience, but certainly not journalism....

 2018-07-17 11:56 

USA Today

Daycare provider who hanged toddler in her basement sentenced to probation...

Nataliia Karia received 10 years probation on Monday for hanging a toddler in her daycare and running over two men with her minivan, before attempting suicide. She had faced 13 years in prison....

 2018-07-17 11:54 

Washington Post

The Latest: Afghan official says IS suicide bomber kills 20...

The Latest on developments (all times local):...

 2018-07-17 11:52 

USA Today

[ Sports ]

Woods says British Open becomes best shot at a major...

Tiger Woods back at the British Open and liking his chances as the year of his recovery continues...

 2018-07-17 11:51 

Wall Street Journal

Russia Criticized for Handling of Anna Politkovskaya Probe...

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Russia failed to properly investigate the murder of investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya, whose stories exposed the corruption and brutality of security forces in Chechnya....

 2018-07-17 11:51 

Chicago Tribune

Trump's 'America First' morphs into 'Me First'...

Donald Trump's "America First" slogan morphed into "Me First" as the president unloaded on the U.S. intelligence community and Justice Department to portray himself as the victim of a conspiracy to deny him legitimacy. Trump also blame...

 2018-07-17 11:50 

NY Times

Goldman's President, David Solomon, to Become C.E.O. on Oct. 1...

Mr. Solomon, a longtime investment banker, will replace Lloyd C. Blankfein at the helm of one of the most powerful institutions on Wall Street....

 2018-07-17 11:49 

Wall Street Journal

Goldman Reports Higher Earnings...

Goldman Sachs reported that it had higher earnings and revenue than last year's second quarter....

 2018-07-17 11:44 

Washington Post

Police official says Islamic State suicide bomber kills 20 in northern Afghanistan, including Taliban commander...

Police official says Islamic State suicide bomber kills 20 in northern Afghanistan, including Taliban commander....

 2018-07-17 11:42 

Wall Street Journal

Chinese Hit Movie 'Dying to Survive' Injects Urgency in Drug-Price Push...

A dark comedy dominating the Chinese box office this summer has tapped into public discontent about pharmaceutical costs, and is being linked to a new government effort to tamp down prices of cancer drugs....

 2018-07-17 11:40 

Chicago Tribune

'Mission: Impossible — Fallout' review: We choose to accept it...

The terrorists' manifesto in the spiffy new "Mission: Impossible — Fallout" hinges its action plan for global slaughter on the phrase "the greater the suffering, the greater the peace." So cruel. And yet so applicable to the ways...

 2018-07-17 11:38 

Chicago Tribune

Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump...

Former U.S. President Barack Obama is set to make his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values under threat in an address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Ne...

 2018-07-17 11:36 

Washington Post

Florida woman left out of will is accused of killing mom...

Authorities say a Florida woman beat her 85-year-old mother to death after learning she wouldn't be receiving an inheritance from her....

 2018-07-17 11:32 

Washington Post

France expels high-profile terror convict to Algeria...

An Algerian-born man twice convicted in France on terror charges and for years a high-profile figure in the underground world of terrorism has been expelled to stand trial in his homeland....

 2018-07-17 11:32 

USA Today

Live stream: Former president Barack Obama gives first major speech since leaving office...

Former president Barack Obama addresses inequality and other issues at the 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in his first major speech since leaving office....

 2018-07-17 11:30 

Washington Times

Madeleine Albright: Trump at Helsinki summit 'un-American, outrageous, ridiculous, stupid'...

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said Tuesday she was in "stunned belief" watching President Trump's "un-American, outrageous, ridiculous, stupid" performance with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki summit the...

 2018-07-17 11:23 

Washington Post

Saudi Arabia executes 5 convicted of killing Pakistani man...

Saudia Arabia says it has executed five men, including two Saudis, convicted for the robbery and murder of a Pakistani warehouse guard in the western city of Jeddah....

 2018-07-17 11:20 

Wall Street Journal

UnitedHealth Raises Profit Outlook...

UnitedHealth Group raised its full-year earnings outlook as the company continued to see growth in health-care plan membership and premiums....

 2018-07-17 11:19 

Wall Street Journal

Japan, EU Sign Trade Deal: 'We Stand Together Against Protectionism'...

The leaders of Japan and the European Union signed a deal to create one of the world's largest liberalized trade zones, a contrast to escalating trade disputes between the U.S. and several of its trading partners....

 2018-07-17 11:15 

Los Angeles Times

Dreamers are still here and we're still waiting for a fix...

Our dysfunctional Congress seems unable to address problems for Dreamers....

 2018-07-17 11:14 

Washington Post

UnitedHealth puts up big profit numbers in 2Q...

UnitedHealth Group's second quarter earnings beat Wall Street expectations, helped by a surge in government-funded coverage, and the nation's largest health insurer hiked its 2018 forecast again....

 2018-07-17 11:12 

NY Times

[ National News ]

Right and Left React to the Trump-Putin Meeting...

Writers from across the political spectrum on President Trump's meeting with his Russian counterpart in Helsinki, Finland, and his remarks afterward....

 2018-07-17 11:06 

USA Today

[ Sports ]

Iceland coach steps down after 7 years in charge...

The coach that led Iceland to its first World Cup has stepped down...

 2018-07-17 11:06 

Washington Post

Police post mugshot of lost dog, bail paid in cookies...

A dog is home after police in a New Jersey shore town posted its mugshot on social media....

 2018-07-17 11:05 

USA Today

[ Business ]

Ask HR: How can I get my company to start offering more interesting perks?...

Johnny C. Taylor Jr., a human-resources expert, tackles your questions. This week: How can I get my company to offer more interesting perks? If our time cards were ever audited, who is responsible?...

 2018-07-17 11:05 

Los Angeles Times

Sinclair's bid for a local TV empire may finally get the scrutiny it deserves...

The FCC is poised to throw a wrench into Sinclair Broadcast Group's proposed purchase of Tribune Media's television stations....

 2018-07-17 11:03 

Washington Post

Pakistan frees Norwegian journalist detained last week...

Pakistani police say a Norwegian journalist who was arrested last week during clashes between police and supporters of ex-premier Nawaz Sharif has been freed on bail....

 2018-07-17 11:02 

USA Today

[ Business ]

How much tax will I owe on stocks I sell in 2018? Ask a Fool...

There are a couple of possible taxes you'll have to consider if you sell stocks in 2018 and beyond....

 2018-07-17 11:01 

USA Today

[ Business ]

Shawn Martinbrough: How I became a Black Panther, Hellboy and Deadpool comic artist...

Comic book artist Shawn Martinbrough's work on iconic characters such as Batman, Captain America, Luke Cage, the Black Panther and Hellboy has been seen across the globe. Here's more about how he got to where he is professionally....

 2018-07-17 11:01 

Washington Times

Activists ask judge to keep public off former weapons plant...

DENVER (AP) - Environmentalists and community activists are trying to persuade a judge that the public might not be safe on a Colorado wildlife refuge that used to be a buffer zone around a nuclear weapons plant. The judge scheduled a hearing in Denver fe...

 2018-07-17 11:00 

Washington Post

Old World Germany Versus the Hedge Funds...

Thyssenkrupp's CEO and chairman have gone, but Cevian and Elliott haven't won the day yet....

 2018-07-17 11:00 

Washington Post

[ Wonkblog ]

U.K. economists prove it: Sports destroy happiness...

A real-time happiness-monitoring app found that fans' unhappiness after a loss outweighed their happiness after a win by a factor of two...

 2018-07-17 11:00 

USA Today

Girls only: As Boy Scouts begin accepting girls, Girl Scouts launching new trailblazing badges...

The rollout comes at a tense time for Girl Scouts: Boy Scouts of America announced last year it would start accepting girls into its programs in a shift toward inclusivity....

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