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Rod Blagojevich Comes Home to Chicago, Defiant, ‘Bloody,’ Ready to Talk

Feb 19, 2020 • 5:48 PM ET Politics The New York Times

Mr. Blagojevich, the former Democratic governor of Illinois, spoke of having his sentence for corruption commuted by President Trump and described …

Trump Expected to Name Richard Grenell as Acting Head of Intelligence

Feb 19, 2020 • 5:45 PM ET Politics The New York Times

The move would place a Trump loyalist atop the intelligence agencies long viewed skeptically by the White …

Boy Scouts says it's safe, and offers sex abuse victims just 80 days to file claim. Victims balk.

Feb 19, 2020 • 4:56 PM ET USA TODAY

Deep in the paperwork filed Tuesday is a time bomb: a proposal to give sex abuse survivors just 80 days to submit their claims.             …

Climate solutions include free-market innovation, not taxation: Sen. John Barrasso

Feb 19, 2020 • 4:39 PM ET Opinion USA TODAY

Carbon tax is rejected by voters from France to Washington state, writes Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso.       …

Climate change: Put a price on carbon pollution, then refund the money to consumers

Feb 19, 2020 • 4:30 PM ET Opinion USA TODAY

Carbon tax plan has backing from Republican luminaries and is more likely to achieve common ground than the most sweeping 'Green New Deal': Our view …

'People need to speak their truth': Even with Gerrit Cole in the room, Yankees players continue to rip Astros

Feb 19, 2020 • 4:27 PM ET Sports USA TODAY

The Yankees lost to the Astros in the ALCS in 2017 and 2019, and New York's players continue to vent their frustrations about the scandal that has …

Harvey Weinstein trial jury deliberates his fate with lots of questions along the way

Feb 19, 2020 • 4:01 PM ET Lifestyle USA TODAY

Is the Harvey Weinstein sex-crimes jury confused or being careful? They started deliberations with lots of questions.             …

Weinstein Jurors Focus on ‘Project Runway’ Assistant’s Complaint

Feb 19, 2020 • 3:39 PM ET The New York Times

The jury is reviewing testimony from Miriam Haley, who said Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted her in …

Remembering Pop Smoke, a Rapper Who Brought Brooklyn to the World

Feb 19, 2020 • 3:26 PM ET Culture The New York Times

The 20-year-old was killed in a home invasion in Los Angeles, days after his latest album debuted in Billboard’s Top …

Coronavirus puts Tokyo Olympics in jeopardy for some Chinese athletes

Feb 19, 2020 • 3:25 PM ET Sports USA TODAY

Gymnastics, handball, water polo are among the Chinese teams that may miss qualifying events as a result of restrictions related to the coronavirus. …

What happened to winter? And where's the polar vortex?

Feb 19, 2020 • 3:22 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY

The first two months of winter – December and January – were the warmest on record across the U.S., the NOAA says.              …

Wealthy who don't file tax returns may get a knock on the door from IRS

Feb 19, 2020 • 3:10 PM ET Money USA TODAY

The Internal Revenue Service is stepping up efforts to visit high-income taxpayers who in prior years have failed to file their tax returns.         …

Kobe Bryant mourners are paying respects at wrong gravesite, says cemetery

Feb 19, 2020 • 2:55 PM ET Sports USA TODAY

Flowers left for Kobe Bryant are being cleared out on a daily basis at the Pacific View Memorial Park because the plot belongs to another family.     …

The Grisly Deaths of a Woman and a Girl Shock Mexico and Test Its President

Feb 19, 2020 • 2:46 PM ET The New York Times

The murders of Ingrid Escamilla, 25, and Fátima Aldrighett, 7, are forcing a reckoning in a country that has wrestled with violence against women. The …

A Quartet Sets a New Standard for Beethoven Marathons

Feb 19, 2020 • 2:39 PM ET Culture The New York Times

The Danish String Quartet presented the composer’s complete quartets over six extraordinary concerts at Alice Tully …

As Trump visits CA, Governor Newsom calls homelessness issue 'a disgrace', vows change

Feb 19, 2020 • 2:36 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY

California Gov. Gavin Newsom broke from tradition Wednesday and dedicated his entire State of the State speech to one issue: homelessness.           …

Japan Lets Cruise Passengers Walk Free. Is That Safe?

Feb 19, 2020 • 2:26 PM ET Science The New York Times

Coronavirus quarantine over, passengers ventured off into the port city of Yokohama and beyond amid deep concerns among health experts and the …

Fed Focused on Coronavirus Fallout at January Meeting

Feb 19, 2020 • 2:25 PM ET Money The New York Times

Chair Jerome H. Powell and his colleagues discussed the potential economic impact from the virus and the future of bond-buying at their last meeting, …

Sanders Suggests He Won’t Release Full Medical Records

Feb 19, 2020 • 2:02 PM ET Politics The New York Times

After he had a heart attack in October, Bernie Sanders said he would release ‘comprehensive’ medical records. But he has not done …

New TikTok feature lets parents set how much time their kids can spend on the app

Feb 19, 2020 • 1:52 PM ET Tech USA TODAY

TikTok's new feature called Family Safety Mode allows guardians to link their account to their kid's to control content seen and time spent on the …