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Comic-Con offers toy designers a chance to go wild

Hot Wheels and the dark side of The Force are carpooling to Comic-Con this week. Read more »

Published July 21, 2014

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Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service

Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to expand its... Read more »

Published July 19, 2014

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Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace

sibility that the civilian jetliner downed over war-torn eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 people onboard was hit by a missile could have profound consequences for the world's airlines. Read more »

Published July 18, 2014

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Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace

The possibility that the civilian jetliner downed over war-torn eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 people onboard was hit by a missile could have profound consequences for the world's airlines. Read more »

Published July 18, 2014

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Oregon sues 5-Hour Energy over ad claims

Oregon's attorney general has sued the companies responsible for the popular 5-Hour Energy drink, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising. Read more »

Published July 17, 2014

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When you die, should loved ones have access to your online accounts?

When you die, should your loved ones have access to your Facebook, Yahoo and other online accounts? Read more »

Published July 16, 2014

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Senate GOP blocks bill on contraception coverage

Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies with religious objections, a legislative setback for... Read more »

Published July 16, 2014

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SEC Network TV launch looming

Some Southeastern Conference fans are still waiting to see if the SEC Network will be available in their living rooms next month. Read more »

Published July 16, 2014

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Acting VA Secretary: VA has lost trust of vets, American people

The Department of Veterans Affairs has lost the trust of veterans and the American people as a result of widespread treatment delays for people seeking health care and falsified records to cover up... Read more »

Published July 16, 2014

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Democrats seek political edge in contraception ruling

Democrats see a political winner in the stinging defeat they suffered when the Supreme Court ruled that businesses with religious objections may deny coverage for contraceptives under President... Read more »

Published July 16, 2014

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New brain protein tied to Alzheimer's disease

Scientists have linked a new protein to Alzheimer's disease, different from the amyloid and tau that make up the sticky brain plaques and tangles long known to be its hallmarks. Read more »

Published July 16, 2014

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Number of people with HIV unchanged since 2012

The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually unchanged in the past two years and AIDS-related deaths are at their lowest since peaking almost a decade ago, according to a... Read more »

Published July 16, 2014

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New guidelines on job discrimination could help many pregnant workers

New federal guidelines on job discrimination against pregnant workers could have a big impact on the workplace and in the courtroom. Read more »

Published July 16, 2014

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Right at Home: cooking up a color-happy kitchen

Kitchens in traditional and vintage homes often are dressed in conservative garb: neutral hues, stainless steel, white-on-white or beige-on-beige. Read more »

Published July 16, 2014

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Pets' amenities rising trend for homebuilders

These homes are set apart by their amenities — for dogs. Read more »

Published July 16, 2014

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Arizona protesters hope to stop immigrant transfer

Protesters carrying "Return to Sender" and "Go home non-Yankees" signs faced off with immigrant rights activists Tuesday in a small Arizona town after a sheriff said a bus filled with Central... Read more »

Published July 15, 2014

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No hints from Hillary Clinton on 'The Daily Show'

Hillary Rodham Clinton is appearing on Jon Stewart's "The Daily Show" but she isn't giving any clues on whether she'll run for president. Read more »

Published July 15, 2014

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Musical of film 'Rocky' knocked down on Broadway

The Broadway musical "Rocky" is hanging up its gloves after being battered at the box office. Read more »

Published July 15, 2014

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Harper Lee says she didn't OK new book about her

The reclusive author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," one of the most acclaimed novels of the 20th century, says she never gave her approval to a new memoir that portrays itself as a rare, intimate look... Read more »

Published July 15, 2014

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ABC's diversity is 'authenticity,' executive says

ABC's fall slate includes new series about black, Asian-American and Hispanic families. But calling the network's choices a case study in diversity is to miss the point, said Paul Lee, ABC... Read more »

Published July 15, 2014

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Halle Berry's 'Extant' leads in TV ratings

Halle Berry made her small screen debut at a spot befitting an Academy Award winner — first place in the television ratings — but it's too early to call her summer drama "Extant" a hit. Read more »

Published July 15, 2014

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Federal government toughens protections for pregnant workers

For the first time in 30 years, the federal government is issuing new guidelines designed to protect pregnant workers from on-the-job discrimination. Read more »

Published July 15, 2014

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J&J 2Q profit climbs 13 percent on new-drug sales

Sales of several new drugs, particularly its hot new hepatitis medicine, lifted Johnson & Johnson's second-quarter profit by 13 percent, topping analysts' expectations. Read more »

Published July 15, 2014

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Archie's death latest comic book to inject reality

For most of Archie Andrews' life, the red-headed comic book icon's biggest quandary was whether he liked Veronica or Betty. Read more »

Published July 15, 2014

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Lay's newest flavor: Cappuccino?

American palates have changed considerably over the years, but is the country ready for cappuccino-flavored Lay's? Read more »

Published July 15, 2014

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