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Writer Makes His Case: 'Millennials Are Screwed'Go ahead, say your worst about millennials. Use the word "entitlement" if you must. Talk about participation trophies, useless college degrees, money management, laziness, etc., and by all means compare them unfavorably to earlier generations. Then read the first-person piece by Michael Hobbes—at 35, the oldest of millennials—at...
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For the CDC, These 7 Words Are Off LimitsThey're not exactly on par with George Carlin's famous list , but the CDC now has a list of forbidden words all its own. That is, the White House has told the health agency not to use the words in any budget documents being prepared for next year, reports the Washington...
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This undated photo provided by Cal Fire shows Fire Apparatus Engineer Corey Iverson, right, with his wife, Ashley, and their daughter. Iverson, who worked for the department's San Diego Unit as a member of a fire strike team, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, while fighting a wildfire in southern California. (Cal Fire via AP)
Army of firefighters takes on still-growing California fireThe fourth-largest wildfire in California history continues to grow and threaten thousands of homes despite armies of fire crews and fleets of bulldozers and aircraft
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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 file photo, Anita Hill speaks at a discussion about sexual harassment and how to create lasting change from the scandal roiling Hollywood at United Talent Agency, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and gender inequities across the industry. A statement Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, announced the founding of the Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
Major media players start commission for sexual misconductHollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry
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Rules protecting coal miners' dust exposure up for reviewThree years after the Obama administration lowered the allowable limits for miners' exposure to coal dust, the Trump administration has brought the standards up for review
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A Palestinian protester slings stones towards Israeli soldiers during clashes on the Israeli border following a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, east of Gaza City, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekPHOTO GALLERY: Protesters in Argentina; firefighters battle wildfire in California; Afghan migrants and refugees arrive at port near Athens.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 file photo, William Reece, left, waits for a hearing to begin in Oklahoma City. Reece, a suspected serial killer, has been indicted by a Texas grand jury late Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, on a charge of capital murder in the 1997 disappearance and death of 20-year-old University of North Texas student Kelli Cox. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
Alleged serial killer indicted in Texas in fourth deathNearly two decades after a North Texas college student went missing an alleged serial killer has been indicted in her killing
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Police: Trooper shoots, kills man during traffic stopDelaware State Police say a trooper has shot and wounded a person during a traffic stop
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Retail chain sued for selling guns to Texas church shooterRelatives of three people killed in a Texas church shooting have filed a lawsuit against a sporting goods chain that sold two firearms to the gunman
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This undated photo provided by Cal Fire shows Fire Apparatus Engineer Corey Iverson, right, with his wife, Ashley, and their daughter. Iverson, who worked for the department's San Diego Unit as a member of a fire strike team, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, while fighting a wildfire in southern California. (Cal Fire via AP)
Deadly California wildfire continues to growCalming winds Friday gave firefighters a chance to gain ground against a huge wildfire in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles but the blaze continued to surge west, endangering thousands of homes, as forecasts called for a renewal of gusty winds
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Texas man admits beheading wife, gets 52-year prison termA Central Texas man has been sentenced to 52 years in prison in the decapitation death of his wife
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Indiana man charged in Charlottesville assault sentencedIndiana man arrested for Charlottesville assault sentenced to nearly 1 year in jail
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