Houston family, businesses benefit from World Series run
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Houston family, businesses benefit from World Series run

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros’ victorious World Series run has not only given an emotional boost to a city still recovering from Hurricane Harvey. It has provided an economic lift as well. And for one Houston family, the journey to a championship provided them with a way to financially help their grandparents rebuild after … Continue reading

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Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier’s grieving family
Lifestyle / Sports / U.S. News

Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier’s grieving family

MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump emphatically rejected claims Wednesday that he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier, as the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of empathy for American service members spread into a third contentious day. “I have proof,” he insisted. The controversy over how Trump has conducted one … Continue reading

Cosby says he doesn’t expect to testify at sex assault trial
Celebrities / Featured / Health / TV

Cosby says he doesn’t expect to testify at sex assault trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby says he doesn’t expect to testify at his Pennsylvania sexual assault trial. The comedian spoke to SiriusXM radio host Michael Smerconish in an interview being broadcast Tuesday. Smerconish says he agreed to air an uncut, 82-minute conversation between Cosby and his daughters in exchange for the interview. Cosby says his … Continue reading

Pentagon chief seeks to improved family leave, child care
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Pentagon chief seeks to improved family leave, child care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 unveiled a series of family-friendly proposals for the military that would increase parental leave, child care and health care coverage to bolster efforts to recruit and retain high-quality service members. Carter told a Pentagon news conference that he will double the length of … Continue reading