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After 21 years at Fox News, Bill O’Reilly is out. [Deadline]
Yahoo has filed its final quarterly report as a publicly traded company — the last one in its 21-year history. Next up, being part of Verizon, which acquired Yahoo in a deal that’s expected to be finalized in June. Well, unless the deal with Verizon somehow falls apart. [The New York Times]
Last night, the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook set a NBA playoff record for points in a game while also notching a triple double. He amassed 51 points, 10 rebounds and 13 assists. And the Thunder still lost to the Houston Rockets, going down 0-2 in the series. [ESPN]
Percentage of Americans who believe “science and religion are often in conflict.” That view is most popular among the religiously unaffiliated (65 percent) and black Protestants (62 percent). [PRRI]
Nationwide name recognition for Press Secretary Sean Spicer. For perspective, as Politico wrote, Spicer is roughly as well-known nationally as Rob Portman is in Ohio, which first elected him to the U.S. Senate in 2010. Spicer has held this gig for roughly 90 days. [POLITICO]
20,000 retired miners
Over 20,000 retired miners will see their government-funded health benefits lapse in late April if President Trump and GOP members of Congress fail to come up with a legislative fix. [The New York Times]
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