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New Whitney design by Renzo Piano a game changer for museum

Street banners for weeks have teased: "Whitney, Unpacking in the Meatpacking, May 2015." Read more »

Published April 23, 2015

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New royal baby: Destined to be a 'spare to the heir'?

When Prince William and Kate announced they were expecting their first child in 2012, the appetite for royal baby news seemed insatiable. Read more »

Published April 22, 2015

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CDC eyeing bird flu vaccine for humans, though risk is low

Federal officials said Wednesday they're taking steps to create a human vaccine for the bird flu virus that's slammed the Midwest poultry industry, though they still consider the danger to be low... Read more »

Published April 22, 2015

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First Look: Pixar's 'Inside Out' leaves audience in tears

There wasn't a dry eye in the over 4,000-seat Colosseum theater as the credits rolled following the first screening of Pixar's "Inside Out" at CinemaCon on Wednesday morning. Read more »

Published April 22, 2015

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Derek Hough injured at 'Dancing with the Stars' rehearsal

Derek Hough is recovering from injuries that have him sitting out of performances at Radio City Music Hall and could sideline him on "Dancing with the Stars." Read more »

Published April 22, 2015

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CDC using new technology to track listeria Illnesses

The government is relying on some new technology — as well as a bit of luck — to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. Read more »

Published April 22, 2015

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After delay, lawmakers advance California vaccine bill

Opponents of a proposal that would require California schoolchildren to be vaccinated vowed to continue their fight after a Senate committee overwhelmingly approved the bill Wednesday. Read more »

Published April 22, 2015

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Health law brings growth in food stamps in some states

President Barack Obama's health care law has had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be enticing more Americans to apply for food stamps, even as the economy improves. Read more »

Published April 22, 2015

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Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious virus will sideline... Read more »

Published April 22, 2015

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Obama, lawmakers mingle to mark rare bipartisan breakthrough

House Speaker John Boehner pecked Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on the cheek. Republican Whip Kevin McCarthy conferred amiably with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew. Republicans and White House... Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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PBS probes slave-owning issue; Affleck expresses regret

PBS is conducting an internal review following revelations that producers of "Finding Your Roots" may have violated the network's editorial standards following a request by Ben Affleck that the program not reveal he had a... Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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Q&A: What is listeria? Bacteria found in Blue Bell ice cream

Blue Bell Creameries is pulling all of its products off the shelves after samples of its ice cream tested positive for a potentially deadly bacteria — listeria. Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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Blue Bell says it's still trying to pinpoint listeria cause

A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to discover how its products became linked to a deadly string of... Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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They Will Be Back: Sequels multiply in summer movie season

"I'll be back," the line Arnold Schwarzenegger first uttered more than 30 years ago in that indelible manly monotone, belongs to the Terminator, of course. But it also might as well be the official... Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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Teva offers to buy Mylan in $40.1B cash-and-stock deal

Generic drug giant Teva formally offered to buy fellow drugmaker Mylan about $40.1 billion in cash and stock on Tuesday, despite Mylan's cold shoulder and the certainty the proposed acquisition will bring intense scrutiny by... Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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Just what the cat needed: a hat

It's not enough to knit sweaters for our children and grandchildren — no. Dexterous fingers need more. They need to knit something smaller, faster: They need to knit hats for cats. Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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CDC: 10 listeria illnesses now linked to Blue Bell foods

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries has recalled all of its products after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria. Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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Encore! TV does it again with planned 'Full House' revival

As TV networks plunder the recycling bin for old shows to revive, "Full House" must have been the final scrap at the bottom of the barrel. Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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Bird flu takes biggest toll yet as virus hits chicken farms

Poultry producers and scientists have been hoping warmer weather would knock down a virulent strain of bird flu that has hammered the Midwest, but the virus recently took its biggest toll yet,... Read more »

Published April 21, 2015

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Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for... Read more »

Published April 20, 2015

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ACM Awards: Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift shine

The 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards jam-packed more than three hours of music, from classic country stars such as George Strait and Alan Jackson to contemporary favorites Miranda Lambert and... Read more »

Published April 20, 2015

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Airline industry is least liked industries in study

Passenger satisfaction with air carriers in the U.S. improved slightly this year but not enough to pull airlines from the bottom of the list of most appreciated industries. Read more »

Published April 20, 2015

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University of Utah commits to buying more local food

University of Utah students could soon be eating more burgers made with grass-fed beef topped with cheese from local creameries. The school has committed to spending more of its food dollars on... Read more »

Published April 19, 2015

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Schizophrenic and a college dropout: Sperm bank sued after donor details emerge 7 years later

Almost seven years after Collins gave birth to a son conceived with a donor's sperm, a couple got a batch of emails from the sperm bank that unexpectedly — and perhaps mistakenly —... Read more »

Published April 19, 2015

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For next president, a way out of the health care fights? Waiver gives states some control

Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation's health care overhaul without fighting Congress. Read more »

Published April 19, 2015

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