Samantha Raphelson

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President Trump's Golf Scores Hacked On U.S. Golf Association Account

Sunday, May 19, 2019

The awful scores of 101, 100, 108 and 102 were posted to Trump's USGA-administered handicap system on Friday, according to Golfweek.

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Legendary Comic Sammy Shore, Co-Founder Of The Comedy Store, Dies At 92

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Shore died on Saturday surrounded by his family, his son announced on Twitter. The Comedy Store went on to become a hotbed for famous performers like David Letterman and Robin Williams.

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Helvetica, The Iconic Font Both Loved And Loathed, Gets Its 1st Redesign In 36 Years

Saturday, April 20, 2019

The updated font even has a new name: "Helvetica Now." But like many changes, some people are skeptical.

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Yellow Vest Protesters Fueled By Anger Over Notre Dame Funds March In Paris

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Protesters set fires in eastern Paris as they marched for the 23rd Saturday in a row. They say the efforts to restore the damaged Notre Dame cathedral are eclipsing their demands.

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Northern Ireland Police Arrest 2 Men In Shooting Death Of Journalist

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Authorities say they arrested an 18- and 19-year-old under the U.K.'s controversial Terrorism Act and took them to the Musgrave Serious Crime Suite, a police station in Belfast.

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Report Finds More Than 47,000 'Structurally Deficient' Bridges In The U.S.

Friday, April 05, 2019

A new report from the American Road and Transportation Builders Association estimates it will take more than 80 years to fix all of the nation's deficient bridges.

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U.S. Decision To Cut Central America Aid Could Worsen Migrant Crisis, Experts Say

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

The Trump administration notified Congress that it will seek to suspend aid authorized in 2017 and 2018 to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, saying the money isn't helping ease the border crisis.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May Faces New Pressure To Quit As Brexit Deadline Looms

Sunday, March 24, 2019

British newspapers reported on Sunday that senior members of May's cabinet could resign to force her to leave. May has until the end of next week to get a Brexit deal through Parliament.

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Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashes, Killing More Than 150 On Board

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 was headed from Addis Ababa to Nairobi on a regularly scheduled flight when it lost contact with the tower minutes after takeoff.

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U.S.-Backed Kurdish Forces Launch 'Final Push' Against ISIS In Syria

Sunday, February 10, 2019

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), supported by U.S. air attacks, have successfully overtaken the terror group, which gained control of large swaths of Syria in 2014. NPR's Lama Al-Arian reports.

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Crow Murders In Idaho Are Nothing To Squawk About: Human Scarecrows Try To Divert Bird Invasion

Saturday, January 26, 2019

The Crow Management Task Force in Nampa, Idaho, uses drones, lasers and even a live hawk to scare the birds away. For the past three winters, crows have descended on the town, creating a public health hazard.

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Nobody Is Moving Our Cheese: American Surplus Reaches Record High

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Americans consumed almost 37 pounds per capita in 2017, but that wasn't enough to reduce the country's 1.4 billion-pound cheese surplus. The stockpile of cheese started to build several years ago.

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Minimum Wages Rising In 20 States And Several Cities

Sunday, December 30, 2018

The minimum wage will increase on or around January 1 in 20 states and 21 cities, impacting millions of American workers. Twenty-nine states will have set minimum wages above the federal level.

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American Flown To Nebraska After Possible Ebola Exposure

Sunday, December 30, 2018

The University of Nebraska Medical Center is monitoring an American health care worker who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus after treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Arctic Report Card Documents 'Cascading Effects' Of Warming Ocean Temperatures

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

The U.S. government says warming ocean temperatures and melting ice have resulted in the "most unprecedented transition in history" in the Arctic, leading to extreme weather events across the globe.

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Dead Sea Lions With Gunshot Wounds Wash Up On Washington State Shores

Friday, November 30, 2018

At least eight dead sea lions with bullet holes have been found since September. It's illegal to shoot marine mammals, but that hasn't stopped some fishermen from going after them.

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California Sanctuary Law Divides State In Fierce Immigration Debate

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

A new state law took effect earlier this year essentially making California a sanctuary state. It has split parts of the state into cities that comply with the law and those that are defying it.

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California Democrats Hope Asian-American Voters Can Help Flip Red Districts

Friday, October 12, 2018

In conservative Orange County, a growing Asian-American population could have an impact on some key competitive House races in the midterms.

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If You Have A New York Public Library Card, You Can Now Borrow Ties And Handbags

Friday, September 21, 2018

The New York Public Library's Riverside branch, located on the West side of Manhattan, is testing a pilot program that lends out ties, briefcases and handbags to those going on job interviews.

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Federal Agents Board Buses 100 Miles From Border To Ask, Are You A U.S. Citizen?

Thursday, September 20, 2018

U.S. Border Patrol agents are boarding buses and stopping cars from private lines like Greyhound and Concord Coach within 100 miles of a U.S. border, asking passengers if they're American citizens.

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