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6 things to know before the opening bell

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Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

She could be America's first black female governor


22 states have never had a female governor. This year, a bunch of women are running to change that, including Stacey Abrams, who would be the nation's first African American woman to lead a state.

Cereal, soda and soup companies are in turmoil

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General Mills, Campbell Soup, Pepsi and Hershey are struggling to convince investors they have a plan to navigate change.

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Cougar kills mountain biker, injures another in Washington state

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A cougar appeared to be stalking two cyclists as they biked over the weekend in the Cascade Mountains near Seattle. Suddenly, the animal charged, a survivor of the animal's attack that killed one told authorities.


Oakland mayor on GOP threats: I'm not going to let 'bullies in Washington' deter me

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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf responded to Republican threats of legal action for her sanctuary city policies, saying she will not let them intimidate her into no longer protecting undocumented immigrants.


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Texas governor's campaign website drops shotgun voucher giveaway after school shooting


Days after a deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott has dropped a shotgun giveway on his relection campaign website


Firefighters help rescue blind horse from well


Some Butler County first responders say they helped rescue a horse trapped in a well Sunday afternoon.

Consumer Reports: Can't recommend Tesla Model 3

Tesla's entry-level Model 3 is exciting to drive but awkward controls, weak brakes and uncomfortable back seats mean it's not recommended.


Sanders announces he will seek re-election


Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Monday he will seek re-election this year, with a formal kickoff in June as he angles for a third term.


Texas governor has long opposed gun control. Now he's leading a discussion on stopping school shootings


In the wake of Friday's deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott plans to convene "roundtable discussions" on how to curb gun violence. But given his strong pro-gun rights record, some gun control advocates are…


World's tallest geyser keeps erupting


Yellowstone National Park's Steamboat Geyser just erupted for the fifth time this year, and scientists aren't sure why.


These are the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting


The victims include two teachers and eight students, authorities say.


US to unveil 'Plan B' to confront Iran

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will unveil the administration's "Plan B" for countering Iran on Monday, an idea that some critics call a "pipe dream," while others question whether the administration is coming clean on its goals for the…

Lawmakers return to Washington amid calls for gun control

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Just days after a school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, claimed 10 lives, some Democratic lawmakers want to call attention back to gun control, an issue that has consistently struggled to gain traction on Capitol Hill.


3-year-old child shot in apparent drive-by


Danielle Davis, the mother of the 3-ear-old boy who was shot on Sunday, tells 7 Action News that her home was set on fire early Monday morning.


Premarket: 5 things to know before the bell

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Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

Hillary Clinton trolls Trump with hat


While speaking during Yale University's 2018 class day, Hillary Clinton took a jab at her former 2016 campaign rival, now-President Donald Trump.


Starbucks changes its definition of a customer


The change in the coffee chain's policy follows the uproar over the way two black men were treated at a Starbucks in Philadelphia.