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Bloomberg 50 Honors Gender/Wage Activist Natasha Lamb

MLB Gay Umpire Dale Scott Retires Rather than Risk More Concussions

The Bloomberg 50 list recognizes the work of investor activist and sustainable wealth manager Natasha Lamb, managing partner at Arjuna Capital.

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Democrats: Minnesota Governor Picks Smith to Replace Franken

Democrats: Minnesota Governor Picks Smith to Replace Franken

By Kyle Potter | Dec 13
Minnesota's governor has chosen Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to fill Sen. Al Franken's seat until the November election, and she will run in that election to complete the final two years of Franken's term, a Democratic operative told The AP Wednesday.

Megyn Kelly Finds Audience by Delving Into Sexual Misconduct

Megyn Kelly Finds Audience by Delving Into Sexual Misconduct

By David Bauder | Dec 13
Three months ago the idea that Megyn Kelly would make news this week about President Donald Trump seemed unthinkable, but it illustrates her journey in establishing her NBC show as a destination for a national discussion about sexual misconduct.

CNN Says Anderson Cooper's Twitter Account Apparently Hacked

CNN Says Anderson Cooper's Twitter Account Apparently Hacked

Dec 13
CNN says Anderson Cooper's Twitter account was hacked after a since-removed tweet from his handle called the president a "tool" and a "pathetic loser" following Democrat Doug Jones win in Alabama's Senate election.

Prominent Black Supporter of Trump Set to Leave White House

Prominent Black Supporter of Trump Set to Leave White House

By Darlene Superville | Dec 13
The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman - one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters - plans to leave the administration next month.

Civil Rights Groups Blast Senate Republicans for Rubber-Stamping Another Anti-LGBTQ Trump Nominee

Civil Rights Groups Blast Senate Republicans for Rubber-Stamping Another Anti-LGBTQ Trump Nominee

Dec 13
Civil rights groups blasted the United States Senate Republicans Tuesday for confirming President Trump's latest anti-LGBTQ federal judge - the uniquely unqualified Leonard Steven Grasz.

Judge Bars Ex-Speaker Hastert From Being Alone with Minors

Judge Bars Ex-Speaker Hastert From Being Alone with Minors

By Michael Tarm | Dec 13
A federal judge ordered Dennis Hastert never be alone with anyone under 18 unless another adult is present who is aware of the former U.S. House speaker's conviction in a hush-money case that revealed he had sexually abused several high school students.

Analysis: Trump Bets on Moore and Suffers Stinging Defeat

Analysis: Trump Bets on Moore and Suffers Stinging Defeat

By Julie Pace | Dec 13
Rarely has a sitting president rallied behind such a scandal-plagued candidate the way Donald Trump did with Alabama's Roy Moore. And rarely has that bet failed so spectacularly.

Trump Says Roy Moore Had Deck 'Stacked Against Him'

Trump Says Roy Moore Had Deck 'Stacked Against Him'

Dec 13
President Donald Trump is defending his decision to initially back Sen. Luther Strange against Roy Moore in Alabama's Senate election, saying in a predawn tweet that "Roy worked hard but the deck was stacked against him."

Senate OKs Trump Judicial Pick Who Was Rated 'Not Qualified'

Senate OKs Trump Judicial Pick Who Was Rated 'Not Qualified'

By Ken Freking | Dec 13
The Senate on Tuesday narrowly confirmed one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees despite a rare "not qualified" rating from the American Bar Association.

Monkey Selfies, Eclipse, Bitcoin, Lauer Top Google in 2017

Monkey Selfies, Eclipse, Bitcoin, Lauer Top Google in 2017

Dec 13
Matt Lauer. Bitcoin. DACA. Monkey selfies. Do-it-yourself eclipse glasses. Tom Petty's death. National anthem protests in the NFL. And "Cash Me Outside." These were some of the people, topics and memes that trended to the top of Google searches in 2017.

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