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February 23, 2019

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  • Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Houston Astros Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, in Los Angeles.
    Kershaw shut down by Dodgers after ace not feeling right
    Feb. 23, 2019
    Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has been shut down indefinitely after telling manager Dave Roberts that he "didn't feel right" after two ....
  • Models wear creations as part of the Fendi women's Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Feb.21, 2019.
    At Fendi, raising the bar in farewell
    Feb. 23, 2019
    Normally before a fashion show the decibel level is close to that of a small zoo, as people pass the time in gossip and air kisses and yelling into their phones. But Thursday at noon, as the crowd filed in for Fendi, the noise was just a whisper. It was the last ...
  • Sister Veronica Openibo, right, stands next to Chicago Archbishop Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, left, and Father Tomaz Mavric, center, as they wait for Pope Francis to arrive at the third day of a Vatican's conference on dealing with sex abuse by priests, at the Vatican, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.
    Nun to Vatican abuse summit: "This storm will not pass by"
    Feb. 23, 2019
    A prominent Nigerian nun blasted the culture of silence that has long kept clergy sexual abuse hidden in the Catholic Church, telling a Vatican summit Saturday that transparency and an admission of mistakes were needed to restore trust.
  • Alaska senator says she's likely to back Trump disapproval
    Feb. 23, 2019
    U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she is likely to support a resolution of disapproval over President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to secure more money for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • In this April 21, 2016 file photo, attorney and former FBI Director Robert Mueller, right, arrives for a court hearing at the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco. Mueller, the special counsel examining Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, has requested interviews with three officials in the latest indication he will investigate whether the president obstructed justice, a person briefed on the investigation said on June 14, 2017.
    Court records reveal a Mueller report right in plain view
    Feb. 23, 2019
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has spoken loudly, if indirectly, in court — indictment by indictment, guilty plea by guilty plea. In doing so, he tracked an elaborate Russian operation that injected chaos into a U.S. presidential election and tried to help Trump win the White House. He followed a GOP campaign that embraced the Kremlin's help and championed stolen material to hurt a political foe. And ultimately, he revealed layers of lies, deception, self-enrichment and hubris that followed.
  • Paying for a progressive agenda
    Feb. 23, 2019
    Whoever gets the Democratic nomination, she or he will run in part on proposals to increase government spending. And you know what that will mean: There will be demands that the candidate explain how all this will be paid for. Many of those demands will be made in bad faith, from people who never ask the same questions about tax cuts. But there are some real questions about the fiscal side of a progressive agenda.
  • Big Pharma must be held accountable for insulin price crisis
    Feb. 23, 2019
    I have had diabetes since I was 5 years old. Like millions of people with diabetes, I rely on insulin 24 hours a day to survive.
  • Police officers and employees of Henry Pratt Company are seen inside the Henry Pratt Company building near the site of a mass shooting in Aurora, Ill., Feb. 15, 2019. Experts say the number of people who are barred from owning guns but have them may reach into the millions.
    Why millions who can’t legally own a gun may have one anyway
    Feb. 23, 2019
    Federal law bars gun ownership by felons, fugitives, drug abusers, people adjudicated to be mentally ill, those dishonorably discharged from the military or living in ...
  • In this June 16, 2018, file photo, American Airlines aircrafts aircrafts are seen at O"Hare International Airport in Chicago. Newer seat-back entertainment systems on some airplanes operated by American Airlines and Singapore Airlines have cameras, and it’s likely they are also on planes used by other carriers. American and Singapore both said Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, that they have never activated the cameras and have no plans to use them.
    Smile: Some airliners have cameras on seat-back screens
    Feb. 23, 2019
    Now there is one more place where cameras could start watching you — from 30,000 feet ...
  • This legislation could force stores to take your cash
    Feb. 23, 2019
    Stores and restaurants in several states would be required to do something pretty basic if certain lawmakers have their way: accept their customers’ cash ...
  • Nate Fuller, a postdoctoral biologist from Texas Tech, collects a bat in an abandoned mining cave near Ely, on Nov. 5, 2018. Biologists are searching caves and abandoned mines in the West, hoping to spare many species of the winged creatures from the devastating fungus, white-nose syndrome.
    Biologists work to save the bats, one cave at a time
    Feb. 23, 2019
    ELY — Over the last decade state, federal and tribal agencies, along with nonprofit organizations, have been working around the country to try to get ahead of the disease and find a remedy to save the 47 species of bats in North America ...
  • Use drug money to pay for a wall
    Feb. 23, 2019
    There is a simple way to finance such a project as a border wall without the drama of shutting down nine agencies and departments of the federal government.
  • Be reasonable with your vote
    Feb. 23, 2019
    We the people are entitled to better governance than we are getting, and we have the power to change it just by using our vote.
  • Dwarfed by his own personality
    Feb. 23, 2019
    Recently, President Donald Trump said — and I’m quoting him verbatim — “I’m not Happy.” For once, I totally agree with him.
  • Gun sales need not be difficult
    Feb. 23, 2019
    Here's a simple plan for background checks on sales at gun shows, personal sales and retail sales.
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