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1.16.18
ABCnews.com—In immigration reform meeting, Trump says we shouldn't let in people from "shithole" countries (in other words, countries with primarily black populations)
CBS News—Former postal worker reveals that he burned mail for months instead of delivering it
USA Today—Judge orders Amish family to connect their house to the municipal sewer system
BBC News—Scientists working on once-a-week pill to treat HIV
NBC News—Huge reserves of water ice found on Mars
CNN.com—Eric Clapton reveals that he is going deaf


1.12.18
NBC News—Trump administration making it possible for states to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients
BBC News—Florida retirement village to roll out fleet of self-driving taxis for residents next year
USA Today—Scientists discover 200 million year old butterfly fossils
CBS News—Peloton unveils $4000 treadmill
CNN.com—Walmart raises its minimum wage to $11 per hour and hands out bonuses of up to $1000
ABCnews.com—Gillian Anderson says she won't return to the X-Files


1.11.18
USA Today—Trump sold $35 million in real estate in 2017, most of it to shell companies that could be fronts for entities that are trying to buy influence
CNN.com—Jeff Bezos is the richest person in history
CBS News—Diet Coke unveils new can design and new flavors
NBC News—ICE conducts raids nationwide on 7-11s, arresting 21
ABCnews.com—Judge says Trump can't end DACA until after courts resolve the lawsuits around the program
BBC News—Pfizer announces that it will no longer conduct research on drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer's


1.10.18
CNN.com—Federal judges rule that NC congressional districts are unconsitutionally partisan
ABCnews.com—Steve Bannon steps down from Breitbart
NBC News—The ozone hole is shrinking thanks to decades of sustained global environmental initiatives
USA Today—Kodak unveils its own cryptocurrency, the KodakCoin. Nope, this is not from The Onion.
BBC News—Disgraced former sherriff Joe Arpaio, who only avoided jail because Trump pardoned him, announces that he is running for the Senate
CBS News—Policeman fired after using racial slurs during his off-duty arrest for DUI


1.9.18
ABCnews.com—Alabama wins national title over Georgia in overtime
Ars Technica—Copyright rules likely won't be extended again before they run out for important Disney characters next year
NBC News—Trump's lawyers don't want him to be interviewed by Mueller, instead suggesting that he could respond in writing to presubmitted written questions
CNN.com—Lawsuit claims that Google discriminates against white men in its hiring practices
CBS News—Longstanding water dispute between Georgia and Florida headed for the Supreme Court
USA Today—GoPro slashes workforce and hires JP Morgan to help it broker a potential sale


1.8.18
CNN.com—Trump tweets that he is a "stable genius", proving definitively to any rational person that he is neither
USA Today—Steve Bannon issues apology to the president over Donald Jr. comments. We should change his name from Sloppy Steve to Suckup Steve.
BBC News—John Young, the only astronaut who flew on the Gemini, Apollo, and space shuttle programs, dies at 87
NBC News—Wafer-thin "metalenses" could replace traditional glass lenses in cameras
CBS News—Intel CEO sells $39 million in stocks shortly before major chip flaw revealed to the public
ABCnews.com—The state of Washington to allow nonbinary third option for sex on birth certificates


1.5.18
ABCnews.com—Trump wants $18 billion for his border wall. You know, the one Mexico is going to pay for.
CBS News—Male nurse accused of sexually assaulted anesthetized female patients
USA Today—Lawsuit claims that Junior Mints boxes have too much air and not enough product
CNN.com—Jeopardy's Alec Trebek on leave after brain surgery for blood clots
NBC News—Brain implant could help control or eliminate addictive behaviors
BBC News—Zuckerberg vows to fix Facebook in 2018


1.4.18
CNN.com—Major security flaws identified in almost every computer chip affect billions of devices
CBS News—Game of Thrones will not air its final season until 2019
USA Today—AT&T plans to roll out its 5G network by the end of this year
NBC News—Jeff Sessions plans to aggressively enforce federal marijuana laws, reversing Obama-era policy that allowed states to legalize it and regulate its sale
ABCnews.com—Trump wants to dramatically expand offshore oil drilling
BBC News—Dow Jones hits 25,000 for the first time


1.3.18
CNN.com—Paul Manafort sues the DOJ and Robert Mueller
ABCnews.com—Spotify sued for $1.6 billion for copyright infringement
CBS News—Chinese space station falling uncontrolled back to Earth and could land sometime in March
USA Today—Rap is officially more popular than rock
NBC News—New book about Trump administration alleges that Steve Bannon considered the Trump Tower meeting with Russians to be treasonous
BBC News—Trump shuts down his pointless voter fraud commission


1.2.18
CNN.com—All 50 states experienced below-freezing temperatures today, with temperatures far below normal for much of the country
USA Today—Apple will replace batteries in older iPhones for only $29 for all of 2018
CBS News—Hoda Kotb to replace Matt Lauer as anchor of the Today Show
NBC News—Orrin Hatch announces that he is retiring, opening door to possible Senate run for Mitt Romney
BBC News—Gaming addiction to be classified as mental health disorder by WHO
ABCnews.com—Ringo Starr to receive knighthood

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