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  • For Democrats, Pragmatists Are Still Trumping Progressives Where It Counts FWC: For Democrats, Pragmatists Are Still Trumping Progressives Where It Counts

    A Democratic Party leader’s primary defeat energized progressive activists. But in the races that will decide House control, primary voters are sticking to the establishment’s centrist strategy.(Image credit: AP and Getty Images)

  • Death Toll In Thai Tourist Boat Sinking Rises To 41 As Search Efforts Continue FWC: Death Toll In Thai Tourist Boat Sinking Rises To 41 As Search Efforts Continue

    Thai officials said on Saturday that 15 people are still missing from the wreckage of a tourist boat that capsized and sunk on Thursday off the coast of Phuket island. (Image credit: Vincent Thian/AP)

  • Keto diet could give new cancer-fighting drugs a boost FWC: Keto diet could give new cancer-fighting drugs a boost

    New cancer-fighting drugs come along pretty regularly and some show more promise than others, but a new class of treatments is getting a boost in effectiveness from a somewhat unlikely source: a low-carb diet. A ketogenic diet (often called just “keto” by proponents) promotes the consumption of fats while shunning…

  • China blocks Micron sales amid U.S. trade tensions, chip battle FWC: China blocks Micron sales amid U.S. trade tensions, chip battle

    TAIPEI/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A Chinese court has temporarily barred Micron Technology Inc from selling its main semiconductor products in the world’s biggest memory chip market, citing violation of patents held by Taiwan’s United Microelectronics Corp (UMC). The ruling, which was disclosed by UMC and its state-backed Chinese partner, slammed shares…

  • Nearly Half of Americans: Illegal Immigration Crushes Wages FWC: Nearly Half of Americans: Illegal Immigration Crushes Wages

    Nearly half of Americans now say that illegal immigration to the United States reduces wages of the working and middle class, a new poll finds.

  • ShowBiz Minute: Brown, Woods, Johansson. FWC: ShowBiz Minute: Brown, Woods, Johansson.

    Chris Brown arrested for felony assault, James Woods suggests his agent dropped him over politics; Scarlett Johansson’s plans to portray a transgender man spark backlash. (July 6)         

  • America celebrates the Fourth of July FWC: America celebrates the Fourth of July

    None Brynleigh Brazelton, left and Adalyn Bloom are framed by a patriotic decoration as they dance to music at the Taylor County Expo Center. Nearby, Raeleigh Brazelton watches them from a cooler spot on the concrete floor. The Abilene Freedom Festival continued on July 4, 2018 at the Expo Center…

  • Tesla's all-nighter to hit production goal fails to convince Wall Street FWC: Tesla’s all-nighter to hit production goal fails to convince Wall Street

    Tesla met the target by running 24 hours a day for seven days, setting up a new production line inside a tent on the campus of its Fremont factory and pulling workers from other projects, according to the company and employees at the factory. Tesla’s heavily-shorted shares rose as much…