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FILE - In this June 13, 2019, file photo, ExpressVote XL voting machines are displayed during a demonstration at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. More than one in ten voters could vote on paperless voting machines in the 2020 general election, according to a new analysis, leaving their ballots vulnerable to hacking according to a new study. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
August 13, 2019 - 5:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than one in 10 voters could cast ballots on paperless voting machines in the 2020 general election, according to a new analysis, leaving their ballots vulnerable to hacking. A study released by the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law on Tuesday evaluates the state...
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August 12, 2019 - 6:04 pm
(AP) - The uncle of a 2-month-old boy whose parents were killed in the El Paso mass shooting on Friday defended a photo that shows first lady Melania Trump holding the baby while President Donald Trump smiles and gives a thumbs-up gesture. The photo, released Thursday on Twitter by the first lady’s...
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David Caplan
August 10, 2019 - 7:33 am
( 1010 WINS ) -- Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said he was stopped by police in Connecticut Friday and forced from his SUV at gunpoint by as many as nine officers as he was leaving a gas station. In an interview with The New York Post , Cashman said his Jeep Wrangler was stolen a week ago,...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2019, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. More than 200 mayors, including the mayors of El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, are urging Senate leaders to call senators back to the Capitol to act on bipartisan gun safety legislation. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 09, 2019 - 3:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shifting the gun violence debate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he now wants to consider background checks and other bills, setting up a potentially pivotal moment when lawmakers return in the fall. The Republican leader won't be calling senators back to...
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August 08, 2019 - 9:23 am
(KMOX) - The baseball field originally built by Ray Kinsella in "Field of Dreams" is going to host a MLB game next season. The New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox will play a game at the famed baseball diamond in Dyersville, Iowa on Aug. 13, 2020. MLB made the announcement Thursday morning via a...
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President Donald Trump talks to the press before walking across the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, to board Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and then on to Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, to praise first responders and console family members and survivors from two recent mass shootings. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 07, 2019 - 9:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump headed to El Paso and Dayton on Wednesday to offer a message of healing and unity, but he will be met by unusual hostility in both places by people who fault his own incendiary words as a contributing cause to the mass shootings . The mayors of both cities...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2013 file photo, author Toni Morrison signs copies of her latest book "Home," during Google's online program series, Authors At Google, in New York. The Nobel Prize-winning author has died. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says Morrison died Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
August 07, 2019 - 2:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," ''Sula" and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at age 88. Publisher Alfred A...
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August 06, 2019 - 9:38 am
(KMOX) - It's being called the shark attack capital of the U.S., as New Smyrna Beach in Volusia County, Florida had three people bitten by sharks over a recent two-day period. On Saturday, two surfers were bitten within an hour of each other. First, 20-year-old surfer Emily Comfort was bitten on...
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August 05, 2019 - 5:39 pm
(KMOX) - Two days after a mass shooting at an El Paso, Texas Walmart left 22 people dead, the company says it won't be changing its policy on gun sales. According to multiple reports , a company spokesperson said "There is no change in any company policy," and has touted its strict rules in place...
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