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Dreamstime
January 11, 2019 - 2:27 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Dozens of phone companies promised to stop selling users location data, but reports have confirmed providers, such as T-Mobile, have not kept their vows. In fact, a Motherboard investigation Tuesday revealed major mobile carriers were still selling location data to third...
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People gather during a federal workers protest rally at the Federal Building Thursday, Jan., 10, 2019, in Ogden, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
January 11, 2019 - 7:52 am
800,000 federal employees are scaling back spending, canceling trips, applying for unemployment benefits and taking out loans to stay afloat, with no end in sight for a partial shutdown that enters its 21st day Friday and will be the longest in history by this weekend.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda in Hamilton
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY
January 11, 2019 - 7:00 am
The mega hit musical "Hamilton" opens Friday in Puerto Rico for a limited time, to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Maria.
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Democratic lawmakers drug proposal
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
January 10, 2019 - 5:18 pm
Challenging President Donald Trump to make good on his pledge to cut prescription drug prices, a group of Democratic lawmakers proposed legislation Thursday to bring U.S. prices in line with the much lower costs in other countries.
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On the 20th day of a partial government shutdown, federal employees rally at the Capitol to protest the impasse between Congress and President Donald Trump over his demand to fund a U.S.-Mexico border wall, in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 10, 2019 - 4:24 pm
Payday will come Friday without any checks for about 800,000 federal employees affected by the government shutdown.
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Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman
Xinhua/Alejandro Ayala
January 09, 2019 - 5:59 pm
Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman texted his wife while he was on the run after narrowly avoiding capture in 2012.
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Barbara Kasler
Shelby Township Police
January 09, 2019 - 10:57 am
While out covering a story about a missing woman with dementia, a reporter found the 89-year-old hours after she had wandered away from her suburban Detroit home in sub-freezing temperatures.
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
January 09, 2019 - 9:39 am
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller and remains his most visible Justice Department protector, is leaving his position soon after William Barr is confirmed as attorney general, CBS News confirmed Wednesday.
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President Donald Trump
Carlos Barria/Pool Photo via AP
January 09, 2019 - 7:40 am
President Donald Trump made a televised plea for border wall funding Tuesday night, seeking an edge in the shutdown battle with congressional Democrats as he declared there is "a humanitarian crisis, a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul."
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Pelosi Schumer
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
January 09, 2019 - 7:23 am
Top congressional Democrats said President Donald Trump "has chosen fear" in his drive to build a southern border wall and called on him to reopen the government shuttered because of the standoff over his demand for money for the barrier.
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