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Ford To Add 500 Jobs In Chicago And Investing $1B In SUV Plant

On Thursday, the Ford Motor Co said it will hire 500 workers and invest $1 billion in its Chicago assembly operations to help keep up with increased demand for sport and crossover-utility vehicles. Ford’s announcement comes shortly after the announcement that rival GM in laying off 4,000 workers. Ford announced last fall that part of their $11 billion restructuring includes dropping all passenger car models except the iconic Mustang. It is shifting resources to light trucks, like those it is building in the Chicago. ...Read more

Soap Legend Susan Lucci Reveals Health Crisis And Emergency Heart Surgery

Legendary soap star Susan Lucci has revealed a health crisis that forced to have emergency heart surgery. On her Instagram account, Lucci captioned a photo of herself, writing: “On a late October afternoon, I had a wakeup call. Narrowly missing a severe heart attack, I realized how vulnerable life is and how incredibly grateful I am to be here today.” The former “All My Children” star revealed she had a blockage in her heart and had to undergo emergency surgery. “I exercise daily, eat as healthy as possible and yet had a shock of a lifetime when I was told that I had a 90% blockage in the main artery of my heart,” Lucci wrote. “I learned that heart disease is the number 1 killer of women, claiming more precious lives every year than all forms of cancer combined.” ...Read more

Senator Elizabeth Warren Apologizes For Newest Revelation Of Native American Claims

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is once again apologizing for claiming Native American ancestry after it was revealed that she filled out a registration card for the State Bar of Texas in 1986 and wrote “American Indian” in the line asking her race. The latest disclosure comes as Warren prepares to officially launch her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. ...Read more