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March 20, 2017 3:19 PM David Rockefeller, Banker, Philanthropist, Heir, Dies at 101

David Rockefeller, the U.S. banker, philanthropist, presidential adviser and heir to one of history’s most fabled fortunes, has died. At 101, he was the world’s oldest billionaire. He died Monday at his home in Pocantico Hills, New York, according to an emailed statement from Fraser P. Seitel, a family spokesman. The cause was congestive heart failure 71

March 20, 2017 2:17 PM Why Donald Trump’s low approval rating may mean less than you think

Social media erupted into paroxysms of schadenfreude over the weekend with the discovery that President Trump’s daily approval rating from Gallup had hit a new low of 37 percent. That figure is lower than Barack Obama experienced at any point over the course of his presidency. On a daily basis, Trump is now averaging 42.1 percent approval, lower than any other 125

March 20, 2017 12:12 PM Woods Hole Experts to Join Manned 2018 Expedition to Titanic

FILE – In this April 10, 1912 file photo, the Titanic departs Southampton, England on its maiden Atlantic voyage. April 15, 2012 is the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, just five days after it left Southampton on its maiden voyage to New York. (AP Photo, File) WOODS HOLE, Mass. (AP) — Researchers are planning what they say is the first 47

March 20, 2017 11:51 AM Trump Still Hasn't Done Very Much

Month Two: What matters and what didn't. Monday marks the end of President Donald Trump’s second month in office. And once again, it was a month dominated by news coverage of President Donald Trump. He plunged into a ferocious battle over Obamacare, delivered his first speech to Congress, released his first budget blueprint and revised his controversial 61

March 20, 2017 7:24 AM Early Trump backer leads House panel probing links to Russia

WASHINGTON — Devin Nunes once said all he wanted to do was work on a dairy farm. Now the Republican from the rural Central Valley of California is running one of the most scrutinized, complex and politically fraught congressional investigations in recent memory. As chairman of the House intelligence committee, which holds its first public hearing on Monday 112

March 20, 2017 2:41 AM Ryan: More help for older people needed in GOP health bill

WASHINGTON — Days before a pivotal vote, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Sunday he will seek changes to a GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people. The new willingness to compromise was a bid for more support from moderate Republicans, who expressed continuing unease about the plan to replace Barack Obama’s health law unless significant 52

March 19, 2017 10:00 AM 'Life' star Jake Gyllenhaal 'absolutely' thinks aliens exist

Jake Gyllenhaal stars in "Life," a new film about an International Space Station crew under attack b an alien life form. The 36-year-old actor, who plays an astronaut in the new space-based sci-fi horror, “Life,” isn’t convinced that little green men don’t exist. “I believe there’s so much yet to be explored,” the Oscar-nominee told the Daily News. “I think 47

March 17, 2017 11:03 PM Trump administration calls the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unconstitutional in court filing

The Justice Department will not support the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in a monumental court battle over whether the structure of the federal consumer watchdog is unconstitutional, according to court documents filed Friday. The department also argued that the president should be able to remove the director of the independent agency at will, a shift 47

March 17, 2017 10:42 PM Fact Check: Budget Director’s Claims That Programs Don’t Work

“If you can provide these lower-cost programs and keep seniors out of nursing homes, that in essence will save money,” said Kali S. Thomas, a professor of health services at Brown University. Dr. Thomas’s research showed that Medicaid spending could be reduced by $109 million if all states were to increase the population of people who received home-delivered 68

March 17, 2017 7:31 PM Not a Scandal: Nude Photos, Business as Usual for Marines

The Marines nude photo sharing scandal is not a scandal at all. Since 2013, three prominent cases have emerged that involved online targeting, harassment, and stalking of actively serving women in the Marines by their male colleagues. This latest episode simply highlights an ongoing pattern of gendered behavior that enables and perpetuates inequity in the military 65