National & International News

  • 47 minutes ago

    FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal Authority

    FDA Brings E-Cigarettes Under Federal Authority

    Hundreds of electronic cigarette brands will have to undergo federal review to stay on the market under new rules that have the potential to upend a multi-billion dollar industry attempting to position itself as...

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  • 16 minutes ago

    US Companies Vow to Hire 110K Vets by 2021

    US Companies Vow to Hire 110K Vets by 2021

    On Thursday, 40 companies, including Amazon, Boeing, BAE Systems, AT&T and Tesla, pledged to hire more than 110,000 veterans and military spouses over the next five years in support of the Joining Forces...

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  • Building collapse

    14 minutes ago

    Pregnant Woman Rescued 6 Days After Kenya Building Collapse

    Pregnant Woman Rescued 6 Days After Kenya Building Collapse

    A pregnant woman was rescued Thursday after being trapped for six days in a collapsed apartment building in the Kenyan capital, the second survivor found this week in the rubble of the seven-story structure that...

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  • 32 minutes ago

    Houston Warehouse Fire Sends Towering Black Smoke

    A fire at a warehouse complex in Houston has sent towering plumes of black smoke into the air. Emergency personnel were dispatched to an industrial area in the western part of the city on Thursday morning,...

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  • Cinco de Mayo

    18 minutes ago

    No, Cinco de Mayo Is Not Mexico's Independence Day

    No, Cinco de Mayo Is Not Mexico's Independence Day

    Thursday marks the 154th anniversary of Cinco de Mayo, a holiday synonymous with margaritas and cervezas (beer) that many would be surprised to learn is a bigger deal in the U.S. than in Mexico. The holiday...

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  • 2 hours ago

    Student Critically Injured in Crash Beats Odds to Walk at Graduation

    Student Critically Injured in Crash Beats Odds to Walk at Graduation

    While it may have been a preview of her ultimate goal, Wednesday marked a significant moment for Temple University student Rachel Hall. The 23-year-old lacrosse player walked across the stage during her...

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  • Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    Visualizing the Olympics: Medal Counts & More

    Which countries have the most gold medals? And how much does it cost to host an Olympic Games? Get ready for the Rio Olympics – and the answers to those and many other Olympic-related questions – with this...

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  • Clinton

    6 hours ago

    Clinton Defends Against Sanders & Trump

    Clinton Defends Against Sanders & Trump

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will now be defending her campaign from two flanks as Bernie Sanders' campaign continues and the sudden departure of Donald Trump's rivals have made him the...

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  • 3 hours ago

    Apple Reports Problem With App Store

    Apple Reports Problem With App Store

    Apple said Thursday morning that "all users" were being affected by a problem on its App Store, CNBC reported. The service had not been "working as expected" since 5 a.m., Apple said on its system status...

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