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White House Urgently Ramps Up Push for Drug Cost Legislatio

White House Urgently Ramps Up Push for Drug Cost Legislatio

NEWS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 17
The White House is ramping up its push to get a bill through Congress that curbs prescription drug costs, feeling a new urgency as the impeachment investigation advances amid the 2020 election campaign.

Partisan Divide Seen in How Local News Should Be Propped Up

Partisan Divide Seen in How Local News Should Be Propped Up

NEWS | By David Bauder | Nov 17
The nation's partisan divide is evident when Americans are asked about what should be done to help the nation's struggling local news industry.

Patrick Refuses to Disavow PAC Money in Dem Presidential Bid

Patrick Refuses to Disavow PAC Money in Dem Presidential Bid

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe | Nov 17
Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick says he will not discourage potential support from political committees raising huge sums from undisclosed donors for his campaign.

Illegal Pot Farms on Public Land Create Environmental Hazard

Illegal Pot Farms on Public Land Create Environmental Hazard

NEWS | By Christopher Weber | Nov 17
A month after two men were arrested at an illicit marijuana farm on public land deep in the Northern California wilderness, authorities are assessing the environmental impact and cleanup costs at the site.

'Ford v Ferrari' Speeds to No. 1; 'Charlie's Angels' Fizzles

'Ford v Ferrari' Speeds to No. 1; 'Charlie's Angels' Fizzles

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Nov 17
"Ford v Ferrari" left its competition in the rearview, racing to a $31 million debut at the box office in a No. 1 finish that counted as a win for big-budget originality.

AP Interview: Steyer's Fortune Fuels Underdog 2020 Campaign

AP Interview: Steyer's Fortune Fuels Underdog 2020 Campaign

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | Nov 17
Tom Steyer says it's "not possible" to buy the Democratic presidential nomination.

Ex-ambassador's Testimony Shines Light on Conservative Media

Ex-ambassador's Testimony Shines Light on Conservative Media

NEWS | By David Bauder | Nov 17
Former Ukrainian Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch's impeachment testimony on Friday spotlighted the role of conservative media in her downfall and the chilling reminder that she remains a social media target.

Ariana Grande Tells Fans She's Struggling with an Illness.

Ariana Grande Tells Fans She's Struggling with an Illness.

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 17
Singer Ariana Grande is telling her fans that she has a bad sinus condition that has made her "very sick" and might force her to cancel upcoming shows on her world tour.

Warren Pushes Back on Critics of her Health Care Plan

Warren Pushes Back on Critics of her Health Care Plan

NEWS | By Alexandra Jaffe | Nov 17
Elizabeth Warren pushed back against critics of her newly released plan to phase in implementation of a single-payer health care system.

Sanders Stars with Biden, Warren Absent at California Forum

Sanders Stars with Biden, Warren Absent at California Forum

NEWS | By Kathleen Ronayne and Michael R. Blood | Nov 17
Bernie Sanders was greeted with booming cheers at a gathering of California Democrats Saturday, underscoring his popularity with the party's liberal base as he looks to capture the biggest prize in the presidential primary season next year.


News

Alleged Gunman, Victim Among 6 Charged After Game Shooting

Alleged Gunman, Victim Among 6 Charged After Game Shooting

CRIME | By Bruce Shipkowski | Nov 17
Six men have been charged after a shooting at a New Jersey high school football game that critically wounded a 10-year-old boy and sent players and the packed crowd fleeing in panic.


Entertainment

 Review :: There's Much to Love in Trinity's 'A Christmas Carol'
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Review :: There's Much to Love in Trinity's 'A Christmas Carol'

THEATRE | By Will Demers | Nov 13
There's so much to love about Dickens' lively holiday tale of redemption and hope, and Trinity Repertory Company gets into the "spirit" of things quite well. This year's production is an absolute delight.

Ex-ambassador's Testimony Shines Light on Conservative Media

Ex-ambassador's Testimony Shines Light on Conservative Media

POLITICS | By David Bauder | Nov 16
Former Ukrainian Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch's impeachment testimony on Friday spotlighted the role of conservative media in her downfall and the chilling reminder that she remains a social media target.


Business

These Employers Chip In on Your Student Loans

These Employers Chip In on Your Student Loans

FINANCE | By Ryan Lane, NerdWallet | Nov 17
With outstanding student loans reaching $1.5 trillion, it pays to work for an employer that offers repayment assistance.


Technology

Plan Would Protect 21 Coral Hot Spots in Gulf of Mexico

Plan Would Protect 21 Coral Hot Spots in Gulf of Mexico

SCIENCE | By Patrick Whittle | Nov 17
A plan to protect corals in the Gulf of Mexico is close to becoming a law, drawing cheers from environmental groups who believe leaving the corals alone would help vulnerable ocean ecosystems to grow.


Finance

Warren's Math Adds Up: Says Out-Of-Pocket Health Spending Will Total $11 Trillion In The Next Decade

Warren's Math Adds Up: Says Out-Of-Pocket Health Spending Will Total $11 Trillion In The Next Decade

INSURANCE | By Shefali Luthra | Nov 13
If true, it would be a figure both staggering and significant to the unfolding debate, as Americans try to understand how Warren's brand of a single-payer health system could affect their pocketbooks.


Style

Here's How Much the Average American Spends to Host Parties

Here's How Much the Average American Spends to Host Parties

HOME | Nov 15
When counting food, drinks and décor, the average American party host will spend $1,422.65 a year on party-planning, according to new research.


Nightlife

Watch: Police Investigate Assault on 3 Men Outside Boston's Iconic Gay Bar Jacque's Cabaret

Watch: Police Investigate Assault on 3 Men Outside Boston's Iconic Gay Bar Jacque's Cabaret

CRIME | Nov 5
Boston police are investigating an alleged assault on three men which took place early Saturday morning outside Jacque's Cabaret, Boston's oldest gay bar.