US Talks Secretly to Venezuela Socialist Party Boss

The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela’s socialist party boss.

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Perplexed investors have been sending stocks on a wild ride in August.

Medical Examiner Rules Epstein Death a Suicide by Hanging

New York City’s medical examiner ruled Jeffrey Epstein’s death a suicide.

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The probe stemmed from a Gaetz tweet on Feb. 27 before Cohen’s testimony at a House committee.

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Signs of Recession Worry Trump Ahead of 2020

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Trump’s Tariffs Could Blot out Positive Economic Story

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Worried About a Recession? Protect Yourself but Don’t Panic

When it comes to your personal finances, remember now is a time to prepare, not panic.

Trump’s Venezuela Embargo Won’t End the Maduro Regime

All Venezuelan government assets in the United States are also now frozen. Will that end Maduro’s regime?

Mr. Donald Trump: a Toxic President for America

Trump's moral inability to be America's president has again surfaced in a tweet to Elijah E. Cummings.

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Choi Has 2-run Single in 9th, Rays Beat Tigers 5-4

Choi’s two-run single in the bottom of the ninth completed a rally from a late three-run deficit.

Hampson’s Single in 10th Rallies Rockies Past Marlins, 7-6

Hampson hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 10th inning, and the Rockies rallied to beat the Marlins.

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Brosseau’s pinch-hit RBI single in the 13th drove in Eric Sogard to give the Rays a 1-0 win.

Popovich Faces Tough Numbers Game for World Cup

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Bellinger Hits 40th but Dodgers Lose to Marlins, 13-7

Last-place Miami turned the tables on NL West leader Los Angeles, winning 13-7.

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The tradition of hand-made signs has mostly been lost. Chalk & Brush in Miami aims to change that.

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Broward’s A&E District Garage Sports New Mural by Arlin Graff

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Dana Kleinman and Ruth Avra Kleinman Create Cosmic Pipelines

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The Dreaming Mermaids of Lynda Zaleski

With their bodies based on Rodin sculptures and a kaleidoscope of marine life as companions, Lynda Zaleski’s ‘Ocean Opera’ series is an undersea dream.
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