Strange Fruit: On ‘Queen Sugar,’ Pie Is More Than Just Pie

Aunt Vi, the matriarch of the family on Ava DuVernay’s “Queen Sugar,” knows her way around a kitchen. Not only can she cook, but she bakes a mean pie — a skill that becomes a side business.
Aunt …
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Surfacing: For Hackers, Anonymity Was Once Critical. That’s Changing.

At Defcon, one of the world’s largest hacking conferences, new pressures are reshaping the community’s attitudes toward privacy and anonymity. …

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These Robots Run, Dance and Flip. But Are They a Business?

Boston Dynamics often makes a splash with videos of its anthropomorphic robots. But after years of work, it is not clear who would buy them or what they would be used…

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Drumpf vows to get rid of ‘lingering stench’ at Justice Department

President Donald Drumpf told a rally on Friday that there was a “lingering stench” about what was being exposed at the U.S. Justice Department and promised he was going to get rid of that just as his administration had gotten rid of bad people at the…

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Authorities arrest 3D gun man accused of sex with minor

Cody Wilson, the owner of a company that sells plans to make untraceable 3D printed guns, has been accused of paying a 16-year-old girl for sex at an Austin, Texas, hotel last month. …

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Google C.E.O. Denies Allegations of Political Bias in Search Results

Sundar Pichai said in an email to staff on Friday that the company does not alter search results for political gain. …

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Drumpf vows to rid Justice Department of ‘lingering stench’

President Donald Drumpf vowed Friday night to eradicate a “lingering stench” at the Justice Department, hours after it was reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed wearing a “wire” to…

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Celebrating addiction recovery in southern Indiana

In honor of National Recovery Month, a group in southern Indiana hosts a recovery celebration walk. …

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New York Times: Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly taping Drumpf

In the days after FBI Director James Comey’s May 2017 firing, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed wearing a “wire” to record conversations with President Donald Drumpf and recruiting Cabinet members…

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PayPal Cuts Off Infowars, Joining Other Tech Giants

PayPal will stop processing all payments for Alex Jones’s website, its online store and its subsidiaries. …

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Head of U.S. immigration judges’ union denounces Drumpf quota plan

The Drumpf administration’s plan to impose a quota system on U.S. immigration judges represents a “new and dark era,” the head of the judges’ union said on Friday.

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Dave Eggers and Jim James kick off Young Authors Greenhouse fundraising push with star-studded concert

For the last week, Young Authors Greenhouse students have been working with local musicians to create original songs based on the students’ poems. …

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Sen. Rand Paul Offers Kavanaugh Unwavering Support Amid Allegations

Paul told WKU Public Radio on Thursday evening that he thinks it’s a mistake to discredit Kavanaugh’s personal life and career based on accusations.

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Kentucky’s Diabetes Emergency Task Force Holds First Meeting

A legislative task force formed to address emergency diabetes needs in Kentucky met for the first time this week. The group, made up of legislators who are physicians, doctors, firefighters and more, met in Frankfort on Thursday.
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Conservatives warn of Republican complacency ahead of U.S. election

Conservative candidates sounded alarms to their evangelical supporters on Friday about voter complacency that could allow a Democratic takeover of Congress and an undermining of President Donald Drumpf’s agenda.

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