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A Wyoming boy with autism has been missing in the frigid wilderness for 10 days

A Wyoming boy with autism has been missing in the frigid wilderness for 10 days

Ten days ago, Joey Peterson wandered out of his parents’ rural Wyoming house wearing a sweatshirt and pajama pants. It wasn’t nearly enough to protect him from the brutal cold, which has dipped well below freezing. Now authorities are scouring the remote wilderness by both ground and sky in hopes of finding the 16-year-old boy…MORE

New York Times: Sondland kept Pompeo briefed on Ukraine ‘pressure campaign’

New York Times: Sondland kept Pompeo briefed on Ukraine ‘pressure campaign’

Ambassador Gordon Sondland, a witness at the center of House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, kept Secretary of State Mike Pompeo informed about “key developments” in the the effort “to pressure Ukraine’s leader into public commitments” sought by President Donald Trump, The New York Times reported Wednesday. The Times, citing conversations with two people briefed on the…MORE

Another Confederate monument comes down, this time in North Carolina

Another Confederate monument comes down, this time in North Carolina

A Confederate monument that had stood in front of a North Carolina courthouse for 112 years was taken down overnight after months of debate and protests. Crews used cranes early Wednesday to remove the monument — a bronze statue of a Confederate soldier atop a marble pedestal — from its spot outside the Chatham County…MORE

Mandy Moore announces first tour in more than a decade

Mandy Moore announces first tour in more than a decade

Mandy Moore is hitting the road again as a singer. The “This Is Us” star announced Tuesday that she will be launching a North American concert tour in March in Pittsburgh. The tour will end in Denver in May. “It’s been over a decade since I’ve hit the road but I am thrilled to put…MORE

DHS plan to shoot down drones near airports worries 2 key lawmakers

DHS plan to shoot down drones near airports worries 2 key lawmakers

The Trump administration recently put forth a plan that would allow for shooting down drones near US airports, angering Republican lawmakers, who argued that it is “irresponsible” and exceeds the department’s authority. In response to the potential airport threats, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Department…MORE

Target is one of the hottest stocks of 2019

Target is one of the hottest stocks of 2019

Target’s CEO Brian Cornell talks often about the split in retail between winners and losers. Target is clearly in the winners’ camp right now and is set to benefit during the holidays. The big box retailer delivered another quarter of higher sales in stores and online and raised its earnings guidance going into the holiday…MORE

Ady Barkan, activist with ALS, endorses Elizabeth Warren for president

Ady Barkan, activist with ALS, endorses Elizabeth Warren for president

The activist Ady Barkan announced on Wednesday that he is endorsing Elizabeth Warren for president, a strong sign of progressive support for the Massachusetts senator after her rollout of a “Medicare for All” transition plan last week that received mixed reviews from leading single-payer advocates. Barkan, who is dying of ALS after being diagnosed in…MORE