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Subways had best on-time performance in six years during 2019
Subway trains were on time far more often in 2019 than the year before, according to newly released MTA stats. Weekday on-time performance — the percentage of trains arriving within five minutes of their scheduled time — topped 80 percent for the year for the first time since 2013, transit officials announced on Monday. The...
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Brooklyn Dems are $226K in debt — including $50K owed to outgoing boss
Frank Seddio is stepping down from his role as the Brooklyn Democratic Party boss — but he’s still weighing down the cash-strapped group’s balance sheet. The embattled political machine owes more than $226,000, including $50,000 to Seddio’s own political account, records examined by The Post show. Those liabilities are quintuple the $40,000 in cash the...
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Ella Baker’s Legacy Runs Deep. Know Her Name.
Her fighting spirit lives on in today’s social movements.
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'Moms 4 Housing' have reached agreement for the sale of the vacant Oakland home they were evicted from
A group of homeless mothers who were forcibly evicted from a vacant home they illegally occupied for nearly two months has reached an agreement for the sale of the property to a non-profit, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said Monday.
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Political Unrest In Puerto Rico After Discovery Of Unused Hurricane Aid
Fed up with what they say is rampant corruption, protesters are demanding the resignation of Gov. Wanda Vázquez, who just months ago served as the island's Justice Secretary.
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Who Is the Best College Basketball Team? The Betting Lines, Combined With Polls, Help Sort Out This Strange Season
Baylor became the seventh team to top the men's basketball rankings, and it's only part of a strange season so far. Here's a ranking the top 17 teams by combining both their AP ranking and odds of winning a national championship.
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Inside the massive NAMM music convention
Over 115,000 attendees hit the annual industry-only gathering in Anaheim, CA , jam packed with music tech and live performances. Rick Damigella reports
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2020 candidates link arms on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, who sparred last week over alleged comments made at a 2018 meeting, walked arm in arm at a parade in Columbia, South Carolina.
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Will Duchess Camilla 'miss' Meghan Markle, Prince Harry?
Even Duchess Camilla is feeling the effects of "Megxit."
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The Patrick Mahomes thrill ride is unmatched right now
There are two undeniable lures to sports. The first one, the best one, is the feeling of sheer bliss (and also the corresponding sense of grief) attached to the teams you truly, genuinely, passionately care for. You saw that explicitly last Monday in the Superdome (and, much later, the French Quarter) when LSU football fans...
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Prince Harry leaves UK for Canada to reunite with Meghan, Archie
Harry and Meghan will no longer be "working members" of Britain's royal family.
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Gutfeld on The New York Times endorsements
What a shock it was when the Times made a bold move in 2020: endorsing a Democrat!
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Kellyanne Conway says Martin Luther King Jr. would have opposed Donald Trump's impeachment
Kellyanne Conway's comments to NBC News came the day before the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is expected to begin.        
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AOC declares Democrats a 'center-conservative' party: 'We don't have a 'left party' in this country
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., concluded on Monday that the Democratic Party is a "center or center-conservative" party and how there currently isn't a "left" party in the United States. 
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Karl Rove explains why some Democratic senators may vote to acquit Trump
Some Democratic senators could break ranks with their colleagues and vote to acquit President Trump following the upcoming Senate impeachment trial, Fox News contributor Karl Rove predicted Monday.
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What Harry and Meghan's non-royal future may look like
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have agreed to give up their royal titles and state funding while pursuing more independent lives. CBSN royal contributor Victoria Arbiter explains what their future might look like.
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CNN obtains proposed Senate impeachment rules for trial
The impeachment organizing resolution text from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gives House impeachment managers and the President's legal team 24 hours each to make their opening arguments over two days. CNN's Phil Mattingly reports.
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Father strangles coyote that attacked his child
A New Hampshire man killed a coyote with his bare hands after the animal attacked his young child, according to police.
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After ‘Megxit,’ Sophie, Countess of Wessex, is the 'perfect' person to take over responsibilities, says royal expert
Now that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are no longer working members of the royal family, it's time for someone to step into their shoes.
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President Trump Pledges to Never Leave Second Amendment 'Unprotected'
On the very day that Virginians rallied in support of gun rights, President Trump tweeted that he will never leave the Second Amendment "unprotected."
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Restaurant Owner Defends 2A: All Our Waitresses Open Carry
"It's the safest restaurant in the country," said restaurant owner Lauren Boebert of Shooters Grill, where all waitresses open carry guns.
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Kansas City bar shooting suspect identified
A suspected gunman involved in a shooting that killed himself, a woman and injured at least 15 people outside a Kansas City, Mo., nightclub where patrons were celebrating the Chiefs first trip to the Super Bowl, was identified Monday.
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Trump under fire as campaign finance laws go unenforced
According to a report from the Center for Public Integrity, President Trump's reelection committee has more than $841,000 worth of unpaid bills linked to the cost of securing campaign rallies. The Center for Public Integrity's editor-at-large David Levinthal joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" to discuss why the Federal Election Commission is unable to enforce campaign finance law.
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Mitch McConnell releases proposed impeachment trial rules
• 'Dead wrong': House Dems fire back at Trump filing on impeachment • Conway: MLK would be against impeachment
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What to expect during Trump’s impeachment trial
Here’s what to expect when President Trump’s historic impeachment trial begins in DC on Tuesday. At 1 p.m., the US Senate will convene as a court of impeachment, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will outline his rules for the trial. The ensuing hearings are then expected to consist of grueling 12-hour sessions each day....
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Schweizer: Bernie Sanders Funneled Taxpayers, School Money to His Family
Author Peter Schweizer on Monday's broadcast of Sean Hannity's nationally syndicated radio show explained how 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) funneled "taxpayer money" and  "school money" to his family.
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READ: Senate organizing resolution for Trump's impeachment trial
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office sent the organizing resolution for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial to Senate offices on Monday.
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Baby Trend recalls four mini stroller models though no injuries have been reported
Baby Trend, a maker of high chairs, car seats and other infant products has recalled four stroller models because of a potential falling hazard.       
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Jim Edmonds responds to ex Meghan King Edmonds' threesome allegations: ‘Tired of the lies’
Jim Edmonds is fed up with the lies he claims his ex-wife Meghan King Edmonds is telling about him and he wants it to stop.
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Amtrak To Drop $25,000 Ticket Price For Two Wheelchair Users After Complaints
NPR reported on Friday that the ticket for a two-hour ride between Chicago and Bloomington-Normal, Ill., stations usually costs $16. Amtrak had based the higher price on adjustments to train cars.
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Senate Republicans plan speedy Trump trial
Senate Republicans plan to pass impeachment trial rules giving both the White House counsel and House impeachment managers 24 hours over two days each to make opening arguments.
politico.com
Manhattanhenge sunrise: Everything you need to know about the NYC phenomenon
Four times a year the sun and the earth align, literally, to bless Manhattanites with what some would call an "Instagrammable moment."      
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New Year play date took place in Nebraska after baby boom
Nineteen nurses who work in the NICU unit at Methodist Women's Hospital were pregnant at the same time last year and it was finally time for an adorable reunion.
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Nets blow another 76ers opportunity with Kyrie Irving out
Monday’s rematch with the Sixers went the same way the Nets’ previous meeting had five days earlier in Philadelphia. The Nets were good for three quarters. The Sixers were great for one — the one that mattered. And in the end, the Nets suffered a 117-111 loss at Barclays Center, opening the second half of...
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Trump's legal team urges Senate to 'swiftly reject' impeachment
Trump's legal team filed a detailed brief for the first time Monday, a day before the Senate impeachment trial
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Democrats seek to burnish their civil rights credentials amid complex relations between the party and black voters
The Democratic presidential contenders flocked to South Carolina on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, courting a black electorate that has become critical to winning the party’s nomination.
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Children go missing as Central American migrants clash with Mexican forces
Mexican security forces fired tear gas at rock-hurling Central American migrants who waded across a river into Mexico earlier on Monday, in a chaotic scramble that saw mothers separated from their young children.
reuters.com
Meghan Markle all smiles as she’s spotted for first time since Megxit
Meghan Markle was spotted for the first time post-Megxit on Monday, taking a leisurely stroll through a park in Canada with her son Archie and her dogs.
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Associated Press top stories from January 20th
Here's the latest for Monday, Jan. 20th: Trump's legal team asserts he did nothing wrong; Thousands of gun-rights activists protest in Richmond        
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Rep. Doug Collins: Democrats trying 'to find anything shiny' to distract Americans from 'how poorly they did their job'
House Judiciary Committee ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., appeared on "Outnumbered Overtime" Monday and criticized Democrats for continuing to make demands about the conduct of President Trump's Senate impeachment trial, which begins this week.
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A woman who was acting as a surrogate for a family died while giving birth
A mother of two who was acting as a surrogate for another family has died during childbirth, according to a GoFundMe created to help the family.
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Two killed, 15 others hurt in Kansas City shooting
Police say an armed security guard shot and killed a man suspected of fatally shooting a woman and injuring 15 more people outside a bar in Kansas City, Missouri. (Jan. 20)       
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Rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad
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Tesla says claim of 'unintended acceleration' in cars is false
Teslas only accelerate when you want them to, the company said in a blog post Monday. The post was made in response to a complaint filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration alleging Tesla's cars were having accidents because they accelerated unintentionally.
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Thieves rifled through church coats during service
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Elementary students give back on MLK Day
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Police officers paid to grow beards for good cause
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Community honored with 'Make-A-Difference' award
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