NewsWatch: What you probably don’t know about Social Security

NewsWatch: What you probably don’t know about Social Security
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And what Franklin Delano Roosevelt might think if he saw Social Security today. See full story.


Susan Collins: Allegations against Kavanaugh didn't meet ‘more likely than not’ standard

In the end, Sen. Susan Collins said the allegation from Christine Blasey Ford that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her was “compelling” and “sincere” — but not likely to be accurate. See full story.


Why Monday may offer a respite for stock-market investors after a bruising bond rout

U.S. stock markets are open for trade on Monday, but bond markets close in observance of Columbus Day. See full story.


If you buy only one marijuana stock, this should be it

Canopy Growth has more advantages than any other company in the marijuana industry. See full story.


‘We just got Banksy-ed’: Artwork shreds into pieces after Sotheby’s auction

Attendees at a Sotheby’s auction in London witnessed an elaborate Banksy prank on Friday when a famous painting “spontaneously shredded” shortly after the sale ended. See full story.


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A new study looks at the demographics of opioid users among those aged 65 and over. See full story.


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