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Michelle Obama says upcoming memoir shares the 'ordinariness of a very extraordinary story'

Saturday  11:37,   23 june 2018
thehill

<p>Former first lady Michelle Obama said Friday that her upcoming memoir will seek to give a voice to underrepresented communities by sharing the "ordinariness" of her journey to the White House.</p>Obama told a crowd at the American [...]

The 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Bought My House

Saturday  11:30,   23 june 2018
popsugar

My house is[...]

Thousands of whiskey barrels crash in collapse

Saturday  09:05,   23 june 2018
cbsnews

9,000 barrels of still-aging drink come crashing down when a building collapsed at a distilleryA bourbon distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky saw 9,000 barrels of still-aging drink come crashing down when a building collapsed Friday morning, according[...]

Missing soldier found dead after intense manhunt, police say

Saturday  09:05,   23 june 2018
cbsnews

Specialist Cayln McLemore was found in a wooded area of Camp Blanding, police said . McLemor of the Alabama Army Reserve was participating in a land navigation assignment on Wednesday at 11 a.m., but did not return, CBS Gainesville affiliate WGFL[...]

Four people arrested in Pittsburgh in protests over death of Antwon Rose

Saturday  08:30,   23 june 2018
cnn

Protesters angry over the death of an unarmed teen who was shot by police earlier this week marched down the streets of downtown Pittsburgh for the third night in a row. Four people were arrested Friday as hundreds of protesters blocked the[...]

Crude oil leaks into floodwaters after train derails in Iowa

Saturday  08:30,   23 june 2018
msn

A freight train derailed in northwest Iowa on Friday, leaking crude oil from into flooded fields flanking the tracks and raising concerns about the possible contamination of residential water supplies downstream, officials said. BNSF railroad[...]

Service dog gets own photo in middle school's yearbook

Saturday  08:30,   23 june 2018
msn

A service dog has his own photo in an upstate New York middle school's yearbook. Oscer accompanies 14-year-old Hudson Golebiewski to the Vestal Middle School. The eighth-grader is[...]

Gators chomped: Arkansas off to CWS finals, tops Florida 5-2

Saturday  08:30,   23 june 2018
msn

Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn had a simple message for his Razorbacks before they played Florida for a spot in the College World Series finals Friday night. "I don't care if they have the best player in the SEC and the best pitcher in the SEC, we[...]

Cold case murder trial could be in jurors' hands by Tuesday

Saturday  08:05,   23 june 2018
msn

The murder trial of one of two white Georgia men accused of killing a black man in 1983 could go to the jury as early as Tuesday.&nbsp;WXIA-TV reports jurors on Friday heard a profanity-laced audio recording of defendant Frank Gebhardt and[...]

Why this US city is the worst place for you to retire

Saturday  07:50,   23 june 2018
cnbc

Don't fall in love with this scenic city. It will cost you thousands of dollars in taxes and other expenses in retirement.That's because it's the worst city in the country to retire if you'd like to keep more of your cash in your pocket,[...]

These jobs require employees to take longer weekends every week

Saturday  07:40,   23 june 2018
cnbc

Many people who work 9 to 5 find themselves working for the weekend. Here are some jobs that offer quirky time-off policies.Airline Pilots have a minimum of 12 to 15 days off per month,depending on the airline. For example, in a 30-day month,[...]

Reuniting and Detaining Migrant Families Pose New Mental Health Risks

Saturday  07:00,   23 june 2018
nytimes

Experts say the parents and children split apart at the border could face difficult reunions. Holding them indefinitely could be even worse.The chaotic process of reuniting thousands of migrant children and parents separated by the Trump[...]

Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies

Saturday  06:50,   23 june 2018
msn

South Korea's former prime minister and founder of the country's spy agency Kim Jong-pil has died. He was 92.Kim was declared dead on arrival at Seoul's Soonchunhyang University Hospital from his home on Saturday, said hospital official Lee[...]

White Sox end 8-game skid, top A's 6-4 to split doubleheader

Saturday  06:40,   23 june 2018
msn

Lucas Giolito pitched into the eighth inning before Xavier Cedeno worked out of a jam, and the Chicago White Sox snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating the Oakland Athletics 6-4 to salvage a doubleheader split.&nbsp;The White Sox bounced [...]

Migrants denied access to lawyers, held in cells 23 hours a day, ACLU lawsuit alleges

Saturday  06:30,   23 june 2018
msn

The ACLU of Oregon filed suit Friday on behalf of 123 men it said are being held in a federal prison without access to counsel.The ACLU of Oregon filed the emergency lawsuit in Portland requesting that a judge order officials of the Federal Bureau[...]