Lifestyle

22 hours ago in Lifestyle

Families struggling with teen phone addiction

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Half of teenagers in the United States feel addicted to their mobile phones, with most checking the devices at least every hour and feeling pressured to respond immediately to messages, a survey released on Tuesday found.

3 days ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Too much ice in your Starbucks?

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A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

3 days ago in Lifestyle

Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise

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Researchers say concussions and traumatic bran injuries are on the rise on playgrounds across America.

4 days ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

7 days 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.

Sports

21 hours ago in Sports

Deflategate: Brady gets more time

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Lawyers for the New England Patriots quarterback have been given another two weeks to appeal his "Deflategate" suspension.

21 hours ago in Sports

Kentucky Bourbon Trail offers a lesson for reviving racing’s fans

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Some of the best-known farms in Kentucky's scenic horse country are borrowing from another of the state's contributions to the good life — bourbon whiskey distilleries — in an effort to win new recruits to an aging and shrinking fan base.

22 hours ago in Sports

Zika concerns could see MLB cancel Puerto Rico series

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A pair of Major League Baseball games scheduled to be played in Puerto Rico later this month could be relocated due to growing concerns over the Zika virus in the area, the MLB Players Association said.

22 hours ago in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today.

2 days ago in National, Olympics, Sports

Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games

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President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.

National

17 hours ago in National

Trump looks to unify Republicans; Kasich reported dropping out

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Billionaire Donald Trump assumed the mantle of presumptive Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday with a message on unity that also suggested he was not going to work too hard to placate some party establishment figures angered by his outsider candidacy.

20 hours ago in National

Takata recalls millions more air bag inflators

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Automakers will recall up to 40 million more air bag inflators installed by Takata Corp by 2019, expanding the largest automotive recall in American history.

21 hours ago in National

School safety: Drops in bullying, violent crime on campus

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The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools, with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.

22 hours ago in National, World

U.S. gathers allies on next steps in Islamic State fight

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The United States gathered defense ministers from 11 other countries for talks on Wednesday about ways to strengthen the campaign against Islamic State, a day after a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in Iraq during an attack by the militant group.

22 hours ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 4

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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22 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ told by emojis

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If the blockbuster movie was told entirely by characters on your cell phone.

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3 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 5

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines from years past.

15 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: In-fighting is entertaining in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

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"Civil War" stands out as certainly the biggest of the stand-alones, and among the best because of what it has in common with the better films in the Marvel universe: the conflict is deeply human, told humorously, and best enjoyed if you don't overthink it.

17 hours ago in Viral Videos

This ‘Game of Thrones’ inspired Mother’s Day gift is sure to be a hit

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Still looking for a last minute gift for mom? Jimmy Kimmel has got you covered.

17 hours ago in Music

Roger Daltrey gets his own bubbly

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The Who frontman is releasing his own brand of champagne.

21 hours ago in Entertainment

Dan Aykroyd adapting ‘Blues Brothers’ for animated series

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The animated project will also feature the band's original songs, as well as soul and blues classics, and new material recorded specially for the series, which Aykroyd will help to develop alongside "Saturday Night Live" writer Anne Beatts.