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Relief Effort In Puerto Rico Drags, Fuel Shortages Are Monumental

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 4:00am

More than a week after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico's fuel shortage is affecting recovery efforts. Businesses and hospitals are low on diesel — leading to calls for FEMA to take over distribution.

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch Criticized For Speech At Trump's D.C. Hotel

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 4:00am

Justice Gorsuch speaks Thursday to a conservative group at the Trump hotel in Washington, D.C. Critics say doing so doesn't look good because the hotel is at the center of multiple lawsuits.

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Republicans Propose Deep Cuts In Individual And Corporate Tax Rates

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 4:00am

President Trump and GOP congressional leaders outlined plans for the most sweeping tax overhaul in more than three decades. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Republican Rep. Dave Schweikert of Arizona.

News Brief: 'Middle Class Miracle' Unveiled, Puerto Rico In Dire Need Of Aid

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 4:00am

Questions remain about how President Trump and lawmakers are going to pull off the broad tax overhaul plan. Life in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico is difficult — compounded by severe fuel shortages.

A Modern Collaboration With Mark Twain In 'Prince Oleomargarine'

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 3:46am

Authors Philip and Erin Stead have turned 16 pages of Mark Twain's notes — on a serial bedtime story he wove for his daughters — into a new children's book, The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine.

(Image credit: Erin Stead)

'Playboy' Founder Hugh Hefner, Champion Of Free Speech And 'Smut', Dies At 91

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:31pm

Hefner's magazine was blamed for (or credited with) setting off a cultural revolution in America, but within a few years he was branded a male chauvinist.

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