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James Fields, who plowed his car through a crowd at 2017 Charlottesville rally, gets second life sentence

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 17:20
The man who plowed his car through a crowd of counterprotesters at a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville two years ago, leaving a woman dead, was sentenced to life in prison by a Virginia state judge Monday.

Fact check: Trump falsely accuses Ilhan Omar of praising al Qaeda

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 16:24
In a series of racist tweets on Sunday, President Donald Trump told a group of four Democratic congresswomen, all of whom are people of color, to "go back" to their supposed home countries, though three of them were born in the US. On Monday, he aggressively defended the tweets -- and falsely accused one of the congresswomen, Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, of having praised al Qaeda.

Why some Amazon workers are going on strike on Prime Day

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 14:20
At a time of rising activism among workers, some Amazon employees are using Prime Day to protest their pay, working conditions and a range of other issues.

Pelosi says House will take up resolution following Trump's 'xenophobic tweets'

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 13:58
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday said that Republican lawmakers "must join" Democrats in "condemning the President's xenophobic tweets" and urged Democrats to support a resolution put forward by House Democratic lawmakers.

Biden proposes massive new Obamacare subsidies, public option in health care plan

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 13:40
Joe Biden is proposing massive new subsidies to make health coverage through Obamacare's exchanges cheaper -- as well as a new "public option" that would allow people to buy into a program his campaign says would be similar to Medicare.

Time may be running out for Victoria's Secret

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 13:28
It's no secret that fewer people are buying bras, panties and other intimate apparel at Victoria's Secret. The company's sales have been sliding for a while, and one Wall Street analyst thinks time may be running out for the retailer's parent company, L Brands, to fix it.

Chipotle stock has fully recovered from its E. coli problems

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 13:25
Chipotle's comeback from its E. coli nightmare of 2015 and early 2016 is now complete. Shares of Chipotle hit a new all-time high Monday for the first time since August 2015.

A sunken barge might have saved these Louisiana towns from major flooding

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 13:01
While officials worked to restore power and remove fallen trees in Assumption Parish on Sunday, one hazard was notably absent in its towns as a major storm pushed north: flooding.

He was castrated for being gay. Now he's the face of Britain's new £50 note

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 08:56
Alan Turing, a crack code-breaker and visionary mathematician who was convicted under Victorian-era homophobic laws, will be the face of Britain's new £50 note.

Chobani hopes nut butters will give yogurt a boost

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 08:02
Chobani is trying to attract more customers with a trendy new product: Greek yogurt with nut butters.

5 things to know before the bell

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 07:47
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

America's addiction to absurdly fast shipping has a hidden cost

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 06:09
Free rush shipping can come with a a cost to the environment — and retailers are doing a careful dance to try to mitigate it without turning customers away.

Would you trust an algorithm to diagnose an illness?

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 05:03
We put a lot of trust in our doctors — we listen to their diagnoses, take out their prescriptions, follow their dietary suggestions. Would we do the same for a computer?

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