Lifestyle

21 hours ago in Lifestyle

Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

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The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

2 days ago in Lifestyle, National

Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers’ names from media sites

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U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings.

2 days ago in Lifestyle

Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders

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Only about a third of the nation's high school seniors are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college math and reading courses.

3 days ago in Lifestyle

Childhood obesity not down in U.S

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Rates of childhood overweight and obesity have not decreased in the U.S. in recent years, and severe obesity is on the rise, especially for minority children, according to a new study.

4 days ago in Lifestyle

You can get a bachelor’s in beer

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Students at Southern Illinois University will be able to get a B-S degree that could stand for Brew Studies.

Sports

18 hours ago in Sports, Weird

Shall I compare thee to a carburetor? Indy 500 gets a poet

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An Indiana University student who is a poet and a performer has been named the Indianapolis 500's first official poet since the early 20th century.

21 hours ago in Sports

PGA: Zurich Classic of New Orleans preview

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Headlining the field is No. 2 in the FedExCup standings, Jason Day, who is looking to capture his third victory of 2016.

21 hours ago in Sports

No Curry, no problem

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The Golden State Warriors did not skip a beat without key point guard Stephen Curry, routing the Houston Rockets 114-81 on Wednesday to seal a 4-1 series triumph in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.

21 hours ago in Sports

Ducks down and out after Predators win decider

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After winning Game 6 of their Western Conference quarter-final series on Monday, the Nashville Predators saw a message in their locker room: "Noon flight to Anaheim. Pack for six days."

21 hours ago in Sports

Quarterbacks expected to rule at NFL Draft

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Given the pass-happy state of the most popular U.S. professional sports league, the pressure to find a frontline thrower moved the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles to trade up to the number one and two slots, respectively, for the presumed purpose of snaring a quarterback.

National

18 hours ago in National

Survey: Most Americans support usage fees to fix crumbling roads

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The cost to repair and upgrade the U.S. surface transportation system to meet current and future demands is in the "hundreds of billions of dollars," the U.S. Government Accountability Office said last year.

20 hours ago in National

Volkswagen says emissions scandal bill could get much bigger

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Volkswagen's CEO says the company will launch new electric vehicles and set up a new firm focused on operations like car-sharing as it seeks to get past its scandal over cheating on diesel emissions tests.

21 hours ago in National

Kerry expresses reservations about all-volunteer U.S. military

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he feels all Americans should find a way to serve their country, suggesting the need for a renewal in public service that could also affect the military.

21 hours ago in National

Significant premium hikes expected under Obama health law

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Expect insurers to seek significant premium increases under President Barack Obama's health care law for next year.

21 hours ago in National

Carly’s croon sparks bewilderment, criticism on social media

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Carly Fiorina was so happy to be named U.S. presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's running mate, she broke into song during her acceptance speech. But the chorus that greeted her on social media was anything but complimentary.

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22 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Stern father finally praises you

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"Law & Order" star J.K. Simmons and Stephen Colbert know how much praise from a stern father means. Here, pull up a chair.

News

2 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 29

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

13 hours ago in Entertainment

Pitch, please: Julia Robert ‘sells’ sex toys on ‘Ellen’

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The "Pretty Woman" star, who plays a host on the Home Shopping Network (HSN) in her new movie "Mother's Day," was tasked with gushing about a blind item, which members of the studio audience could see.

14 hours ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: Annoying Windows reminder interrupts live TV report

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Please excuse this interruption ...

18 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Green Room’ is a gory, good time

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It's lean, mean, loud and grisly, and a ton of bloody fun.

19 hours ago in Entertainment

Appeals court to hear ex-Subway pitchman’s appeal May 20

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A federal appeals court in Chicago has set a May hearing for former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's appeal of his more than 15-year sentence in a child sex abuse and pornography case.