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WASHINGTON — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace
As New Mexico’s craft beer industry continues to change, so too is the statewide association that represents it. The New Mexico Brewers Guild is switching leaders, bringing on John Gozigian to r
SAN FRANCISCO - Investors gave LinkedIn a poor job review Friday in the form of a dramatic sell-off that wiped out nearly $11 billion in the professional networking site's market value. A surprise fo
SASKATOON - SASKATOON, Saskatchewan (AP) _ Cameco Corp. (CCJ) on Friday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $7.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basi
DENVER - The Environmental Protection Agency says millions of gallons of wastewater that gushed from a Colorado gold mine last year may have sent more than 880,000 pounds of metals into a river. A pr
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A construction crane collapse that killed one person and injured three others Friday in New York City followed a number of crane accidents in recent years in the nation's biggest city
Oil is cheaper and wages are rising, but investors on Wall Street were feeling pessimistic again Friday as technology firms led the stock market in a broad decline.The Nasdaq Composite index slid 3.3
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Should I say something now or leave well enough alone? I feel I may have kept my parents in a loveless relationship, and while I'm happy they're still together, I can't help but wonder if I should ha
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Chinese New Year is a great excuse to embrace the warm hues of gold and red.
There is still plenty of time to get ready for Valentine’s Day if you are planning a romantic dinner at home.
Since its inception, Karma has been an innovator, starting from its early designs, to more recently, being regarded as among the first to introduce mesh to athletic wear.
Depp talks disguises while receiving the Maltin Modern Master award from the Santa Barbara Film Festival.             
USA TODAY's best nerds discuss the latest movie from Joel and Ethan Coen.             
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A man arrested following a shooting in the Lakeview neighborhood Thursday morning has been released without charges, according to police. The 67-year-old North Riverside man shot a 55-year-old man abo
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued detailed recommendations Friday for preventing the sexual transmission of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, including the suggestion that men who hav
The family of a Lombard man who died last month in the DuPage County Jail filed a federal lawsuit this week, alleging that jail staff failed to provide appropriate medical care. The suit was filed Mon
Sympathizers of the Oregon armed standoff rolled into this desert town Friday in pickup trucks flying American flags, ready to mourn an Arizona rancher and occupation spokesman who was killed last wee
A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling at least one high-rise residential building and trapping people inside. Firefighters rushed to pull out survivors. Firefighte
The Cook County medical examiner's office determined Friday that the deaths of all six people inside a Gage Park home were homicides, five of them from "sharp force" or "blunt force" injuries and the
Gov. Bruce Rauner has rejected legislation to reopen the Illinois State Museum, but says it may operate again if the museum can find its own funding through entry fees, donations and partnerships.The
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Brooks HaysLINKOPING, Sweden, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Patients with social anxiety disorder benefited from just nine weeks of cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, delivered via the Internet.
Rhiannon Jones, 32, from Neath, South Wales, was 16st 8lb. She was so ashamed of her size in her wedding photos she wouldn't look at them. However she slimmed from a size 26 to a size 10.
Friends say Brittany Burns, the fiancee of Buffalo Bills linebacker Tony Steward, died suddenly and was expected to beat ovarian cancer. She was only diagnosed in December.
HRT may protect women against dementia, a new study claims. Women who take oestrogen supplements before the start of menopause had better preserved brain structure.
Scientists at the University of Haifa said the El Niño weather system triggered drought, prompting people to store water in containers outside - the perfect breeding ground for the Zika-carrying Aed
Dr. Hsiu-Ying 'Lisa' Tseng, 46, was sentenced to 30 years to life in prison Friday after at least three patients in her care died. She prescribed them with exorbitant amounts of painkillers.
Katie May, the 'Queen of Snapchat,' died on Thursday after suffering a stroke cause by a blocked artery which may have been caused by a fall during a photo shoot, it was revealed on Friday.
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On the eve of the Lunar New Year, a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck southern Taiwan. At least two buildings fell in the city of Tainan, one of the island's oldest cities, according to local media
A convicted killer and former shot-caller for the Mexican Mafia who developed an unusually close relationship with law enforcement was again granted parole Friday, a year after the governor reject
Two executives at a Los Angeles-based real estate development company and two of their employees have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges they defrauded government agencies of million
A judge on Friday sentenced a Rowland Heights doctor to 30 years to life in prison for the murders of three of her patients who fatally overdosed, ending a landmark case that some medical experts
Ryan Leaf hears the stories about Johnny Manziel and he can relate. He's been there, a big-time college quarterback drafted in the first round but unable to get it together on and off the field. "
Twitter Inc. announced Friday that it had deleted 125,000 terrorist-related accounts in the last seven months. The moves comes after months of criticism from President Obama and others who complai
Liam Dillon (@dillonliam) an accomplished investigative journalist, is joining our State Capitol bureau in Sacramento. In six years at the nonprofit Voice of San Diego news site, Dillon has won aw
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Michigan coach John Beilein has been increasingly vague about any sort of target date for LeVert's return             
Young, 26, was charged with felony battery with serious bodily injury in connection with the Jan. 30 incident, according to TMZ.             
Team president says improvements like new video boards at Ford Field will drive future increases.             
The NFL Commissioner doesn't believe players retiring early is becoming a trend, though.             
Rookie had career-highs in points, minutes and big plays while filling in for injured Caldwell-Pope.             
Michigan State has watched its status in football rise over the last few years, and now ticket prices will follow suit.             
The Patriots were 18-0 coming into the Super Bowl, but Giants quarterback Eli Manning converted three third downs, none bigger than on David Tyree's spectacular catch
Cam Newton and Carolina Panthers won't abandon run game as others have recently done in the Super Bowl.
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