Hero pilot: Crashes 'should never have happened'

Hero pilot: Crashes 'should never have happened'

Former airline pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who safely landed a crippled jetliner on the Hudson River ten years ago, told a House aviation panel that the two recent air disasters of the Boeing 737 Max "should never have happened."
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Top trade official will meet Chinese counterpart

Top trade official will meet Chinese counterpart

The top U.S. trade negotiator says he will meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss a trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies before a summit next week in Japan between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China.
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EPA replaces Obama rule on coal-fired power plants

EPA replaces Obama rule on coal-fired power plants

The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging poll...
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Booker speaks at panel on reparations for slavery

Booker speaks at panel on reparations for slavery

Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the descendants of slaves in the United States.
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Haddish explains canceling Georgia show

Haddish explains canceling Georgia show

Tiffany Haddish says she joined a Hollywood boycott of Georgia over the state's new restrictive abortion law because she "read the bill."
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Danny Boyle's biggest movie expense? Leonardo DiCaprio

Danny Boyle's biggest movie expense? Leonardo DiCaprio

Director Danny Boyle jokes that licensing The Beatles' catalogue for his movie "Yesterday" was the most expensive item he's had in any of his films... except "Leonardo DiCaprio's fee on 'The Beach'"
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Hope Hicks arrives to talk to House lawmakers

Hope Hicks arrives to talk to House lawmakers

The former communications director for President Donald Trump has arrived to talk to House lawmakers, marking the first time they hear from someone linked to Trump's inner circle since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report.
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Local newspaper thriving in former 'news desert'

Local newspaper thriving in former 'news desert'

Waves of layoffs continuing to hit both traditional newspaper chains and digital news startups. Cities and towns so denuded of coverage that they're described as "news deserts ." But then, there's The Berkshire Eagle.
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On This Day: 19 June 1963

On This Day: 19 June 1963

In 1963, Russian cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova landed safely after making history as the first woman in space.
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Shaken or stirred? Drink experts on the perfect martini

Shaken or stirred? Drink experts on the perfect martini

On National Martini Day, drink experts and bartenders examine the history behind one of the world's most iconic cocktails and debate what goes into making the perfect martini.
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My First Job: Karima McAdams

My First Job: Karima McAdams

"Deep State" star Karima McAdams didn't last long in her first job, in a glamorous London nightspot.
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My First Job: Walton Goggins

My First Job: Walton Goggins

Walton Goggins was a jack of all trades before making it as an actor. However, he refused to wait tables.
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ShowBiz Minute: Cusack, Dr. John, Queer Eye

ShowBiz Minute: Cusack, Dr. John, Queer Eye

John Cusack apologizes for anti-Semitic tweet; Weekend memorial events set for singer-musician Dr. John; Netflix announces 2 more seasons of "Queer Eye."
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After video, Phoenix police chief promises change

After video, Phoenix police chief promises change

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change after being booed during a community meeting Tuesday night. The meeting follows the national outcry over a videotaped encounter involving police and a family after a shoplifting report.
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AP Top Stories June 19

AP Top Stories June 19

Here's the latest for Wednesday June 19th: Trump officially begins re-election campaign; Protests outside Trump rally; Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan steps down; Phoenix holds community meeting on videotaped police incident.
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Shaken or stirred? Drink experts on the perfect martini

Shaken or stirred? Drink experts on the perfect martini

On National Martini Day, drink experts and bartenders examine the history behind one of the world's most iconic cocktails and debate what goes into making the perfect martini.
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Trump: China, 'they took us for suckers'

Trump: China, 'they took us for suckers'

President Trump is returning to a familiar theme of attacking old trade deals as he appeals to working-class voters in his campaign kickoff for 2020. Trump said Tuesday in Orlando that the U.S. is taking in billions of dollars in tariffs.
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Trump burnishes foreign policy at election rally

Trump burnishes foreign policy at election rally

Kicking off his 2020 presidential re-election campaign, President Donald Trump ran through a litany of foreign policy achievements from his first two years in office.
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Ed Sheeran second choice for 'Yesterday'

Ed Sheeran second choice for 'Yesterday'

At the London premiere of "Yesterday," director Danny Boyle reveals that Ed Sheeran wasn't the first pop star they had in mind to appear in the new comedy, while actors Lily James, Kate McKinnon and Himesh Patel praise Sheeran's performance.
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After video, Phoenix police chief promises change

After video, Phoenix police chief promises change

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change after being booed during a community meeting Tuesday night. The meeting follows the national outcry over a videotaped encounter involving police and a family after a shoplifting report.
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Sanders: Trump speech lies, distortions, nonsense

Sanders: Trump speech lies, distortions, nonsense

Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described President Trump's Tuesday night speech as "an hour-and-a-half speech of lies, distortions and total, absolute nonsense." Trump declared his 2020 election campaign on Tuesday night.
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Trump supporters call speech 'fantastic'

Trump supporters call speech 'fantastic'

Supporters called President Donald Trump's speech 'electric' and 'fantastic,' after he kicked off his 2020 re-election campaign in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday night.
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Today in History for June 19th

Today in History for June 19th

Highlights of this day in history: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed; Father's Day first celebrated in the U.S.; The event behind 'Juneteenth'; Author Salman Rushdie born; NBA draft pick Len Bias dies; Entertainer Paula Adbul born.
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In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, AIDS cures

In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, AIDS cures

Kicking off his 2020 reelection bid, President Donald Trump is promising to eradicate AIDS in America and to come up with cures to many diseases, "including cancer and others," during his second term.
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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

President Donald Trump officially kicked off his re-election campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally. "We're going to keep it better than ever before," he declared.
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Trump: Radical Democrats 'want to destroy you'

Trump: Radical Democrats 'want to destroy you'

President Donald Trump kicked off his reelection campaign in Florida with a grievance-filled rally that attacked the press, the political establishment and Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation into Russian election interference.
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Trump officially launches his 2020 re-election bid

Trump officially launches his 2020 re-election bid

President Donald Trump has kicked off his re-election campaign with a rally in Orlando, Florida. Campaign advisers say Trump will seek to connect his first term to the goals he hopes to achieve with four more years as president.
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San Francisco closer to banning e-cigarette sales

San Francisco closer to banning e-cigarette sales

San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes.
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Santana pays tribute to Africa with new album

Santana pays tribute to Africa with new album

Carlos Santana talks about Santana's new album and the 50th anniversary of Woodstock.
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Santana pays tribute to Africa with new album

Santana pays tribute to Africa with new album

Carlos Santana talks about Santana's new album and the 50th anniversary of Woodstock.
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California police put Robocop on patrol in park

California police put Robocop on patrol in park

A Southern California police force is welcoming a robot to the department. Huntington Park police say "HP RoboCop" will provide 360-degree high-definition video footage.
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Murder suspect trembled during interrogation

Murder suspect trembled during interrogation

A detective testified that the former Univ. of Illinois doctoral student charged in the slaying of a visiting Chinese scholar trembled when confronted with inconsistencies in his story. The FBI released video of the questioning session.
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Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia

Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia

U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history.
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Alabama man fed meth to caged 'attack squirrel'

Alabama man fed meth to caged 'attack squirrel'

Alabama investigators say a man kept a caged "attack squirrel" in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressive.
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Analysis: US- Iran relations need calm

Analysis: US- Iran relations need calm

Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran posing "a pretty dangerous situation," says former U.S. Diplomat Christopher Hill. "There certainly is a lot of room for miscalculation," he says.
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Trump: Esper, 'I think he will do very well'

Trump: Esper, 'I think he will do very well'

President Donald Trump stopped to talk to reporters outside the White House about putting a new Acting Secretary of Defense in place, before heading to Florida for campaign event.
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AP Top Stories 18

AP Top Stories 18

Here's the latest for Tuesday June 18th: Pompeo assures US military presence in Persian Gulf only a deterrent; Shananan withdraws Secretary of State nomination; Merkel better after shaking episode; Einstein's handwritten manuscript donated to museum.
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US women's soccer team readies for Sweden

US women's soccer team readies for Sweden

US national team defender Abby Dahlkemper talks about wanting to win against Sweden.
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Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users

Facebook to launch cryptocurrency for FB users

Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency for its 2 billion-plus users worldwide. The currency, called Libra, could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms, but also raise privacy concerns.
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Joe Biden visits Stonewall Inn in NYC

Joe Biden visits Stonewall Inn in NYC

Joe Biden has paid a visit to the Stonewall Inn ahead of the 50th anniversary of an uprising that helped spark the gay rights movement.
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Ocasio-Cortez defends 'concentration camp' tweets

Ocasio-Cortez defends 'concentration camp' tweets

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stands by her use of the term, "concentration camps" to describe detention centers holding undocumented immigrants along the southern border.
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Immigrants who worked for Trump speak in Fla.

Immigrants who worked for Trump speak in Fla.

Hours before President Donald Trump's first 2020 campaign rally, a labor union representing hospitality workers, held a news conference featuring undocumented workers who say they used to work at Trump properties.
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Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency

Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to trust' them with their personal information in order for it to succeed.
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'Toy Story' stars say franchise a gift that keeps giving

'Toy Story' stars say franchise a gift that keeps giving

Tom Hanks and Tim Allen discuss the generational success of the 'Toy Story' franchise, as well as making a fourth movie and carrying the story forward. Also, Tony Hale talks about his new character.
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Lady A teaches songwriting for campers

Lady A teaches songwriting for campers

Nashville artists Lady Antebellum and Joy Williams taught the secrets of songwriting to a group of campers who have Williams syndrome as a part of ACM’s Lifting Lives Music Camp.
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Ind. attorney general sued over groping claims

Ind. attorney general sued over groping claims

Indiana's attorney general is being sued in federal court by four women who say he drunkenly groped them during a party last year.
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Police: Mom drives into Michigan river; 3 dead

Police: Mom drives into Michigan river; 3 dead

Authorities say they've found the body of a woman and her 9-year-old twin daughters after she intentionally drove a car carrying them into a southwestern Michigan river.
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Pompeo: Trump doesn't want war with Iran

Pompeo: Trump doesn't want war with Iran

On a visit to the U.S. Central Command in Florida, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says President Donald Trump does not want war and is only seeking to re-establish a deterrent to Iranian threats.
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