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Bernie Sanders Lands a Sweet Endorsement from Ben & Jerry's Co-Founder

Bernie Sanders Lands a Sweet Endorsement from Ben & Jerry's Co-Founder

US Congress(FRANKLIN, N.H.) Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders landed the sweetest food endorsement so far of the 2016 election cycle: Ben Cohen, the co-founder of Ben Jerrys.

The ice cream magnate spoke Sunday to a gymnasium of supporters in Franklin, New Hampshire, telling them as a person who has been his constituent for the last 30 years, I can tell you: this guy is the r...

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At Least One Killed When Wind 'Uprooted' Tent at Festival near Chicago

At Least One Killed When Wind 'Uprooted' Tent at Festival near Chicago

Monkey Business Images/Thinkstock(WOOD DALE, Ill.) -- At least one person was killed when a tent was uprooted at a festival today in the Chicago suburb of Wood Dale.

"Hail and extremely high winds uprooted a large tent" at the Wood Dale Prairie Fest Sunday afternoon, according to the Wood Dale Police Department Facebook page.

One person was killed and 15 people were hospitalized, police said.

The ...

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Hubble Telescope Captures Image of Dying Star

Hubble Telescope Captures Image of Dying Star

Image credit: ESA/Hubble NASA, Acknowledgement: Matej Novak(NEW YORK) -- A picture is worth a thousand words, and NASA's Hubble telescope captured the death throes of a dying star, a process it says has taken tens of thousands of years.

The photo, posted to the NASA website this week, shows the star radiating wisps of blue and orange light. The European Space Agency says that a cloud of gas ej...

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More Health Care Cuts Expected in Puerto Rico

More Health Care Cuts Expected in Puerto Rico

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Health care officials in Puerto Rico are bracing for more Medicare cuts, according to The New York Times.

The island is facing a huge cut to Medicare as well as a shortage of funding for Medicaid.

The Times reports that more than 60 percent of those living in Puerto Rico take Medicare or Medicaid.

Decreasing funding for these programs have sparked lobbying in Wash...

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Verizon Employees Not Striking, But Still No Deal Reached

Verizon Employees Not Striking, But Still No Deal Reached

PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Union leadership opted not to call for a strike of Verizon workers on Sunday despite no agreement in contract negotiations.

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers said that the two sides "remain far apart," in negotiations and that they "are disgusted by Verizon's attitude at the bargaining table." Still, Verizon employees will stay at ...

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Bernie Sanders Lands a Sweet Endorsement from Ben & Jerry's Co-Founder

Bernie Sanders Lands a Sweet Endorsement from Ben & Jerry's Co-Founder

US Congress(FRANKLIN, N.H.) Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders landed the sweetest food endorsement so far of the 2016 election cycle: Ben Cohen, the co-founder of Ben Jerrys.

The ice cream magnate spoke Sunday to a gymnasium of supporters in Franklin, New Hampshire, telling them as a person who has been his constituent for the last 30 years, I can tell you: this guy is the r...

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    Providence City Council candidate Franchesco Franco and his campaign manager are accused of election fraud.  Franco and Migdalia Rivera are accused of tampering with mailed ballots that were s...Read More

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