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Lorraine Nunes

Freedom of press is power.

FORTUNE   Uber Technologies Inc. has set its sights on the business world’s most seasoned chief executives to fill the leadership vacuum left by the departure of co-founder Travis Kalanick. Candidates for Uber CEO, including Jeffrey Immelt, must be capable of restoring confidence in the ride-hailing company after months of …

NBC NEWS The amusement park industry assures the public that its parks and rides across America are safe and well inspected but a recent death at the Ohio State Fair has left people wondering whether those claims have actually been nailed down. On Wednesday, in a scenario ripped from a …

The New York Times WASHINGTON — The Senate in the early hours of Friday morning rejected a new, scaled-down Republican plan to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act, derailing the Republicans’ seven-year campaign to dismantle President Barack Obama’s signature health care law and dealing a huge political setback to President Trump. …

  Article from Washington Post TORONTO — Rolling Stone magazine has put liberal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the cover of its latest issue and asks: “Why Can’t He Be Our President?” Perhaps recognizing that only American-born U.S. citizens can become president, the magazine takes a different tack on …

Article from Politico A congressional fight over sex reassignment surgery threatened funding for his border wall.  After a week sparring with his attorney general and steaming over the Russia investigation consuming his agenda, President Donald Trump was closing in on an important win. House Republicans were planning to pass a …

NBC NEWS   WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain promised Thursday that he’ll “be back soon,” but there could be significant national political implications if the Arizona Republican leaves office following his brain cancer diagnosis. Arizona law requires Republican Gov. Doug Ducey to appoint a member of the same party to fill …

Washington Post MOSCOW — The ad begins: “Hey, did you see?” one Russian tween messages another on Russia’s version of Facebook. The news is that Putin’s going to be talking to kids on TV. “No way!” the other replies. “What would you ask Putin?” They muse. School exams. Where will I …

New York Times LOS ANGELES — A generation since O.J. Simpson captured the nation’s attention when he was tried for a double murder, the former football star stands as someone who unwittingly helped shape the modern news media and popular ideas about the police, race relations and Los Angeles, the …

WASHINGTON POST   Jude Sparks was out on a family hike in the desert near Las Cruces, N.M., testing walkie-talkies, when the then-9-year-old boy tripped over a rocky protrusion. When Jude got up again, he examined what appeared to be two large, fossilized teeth jutting out from the terrain. Farther up, …

LOVELOCK, Nev. — Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson has made his case before a parole board Thursday, and will now await a verdict concerning his freedom after deliberations. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of an armed robbery involving two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel …