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One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening

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The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. So concludes an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by the Rand Corp., Harvard Medical School and the University of California,...
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Simone Askew is first black woman to lead West Point cadets

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WEST POINT, N.Y. - Simone Askew is making history as the first black woman to lead the Long Grey Line at the U.S. Military Academy.
But first, she's joining a long, grimy line of cadets ending basic training with a traditional 12-mile march Monday.
The 20-year-old international history major from Fairfax, Virginia, assumes duties this week as first captain of the 4,400-member Corps of Cadets. That's the highest position in the cadet chain of command at West Point.
Pat Locke, one of two black women in the first class of women to graduate from West Point in 1980, says Askew is a terrific...
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2016 Extreme Weather a 'Cause for Concern,' Report Says

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Researchers called a new U.S. NOAA report on global weather in 2016 a clear signal of human-caused climate change.
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Aldi to offer grocery delivery service in 3 US cities

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NEW YORK - Aldi, the no-frills German grocer that's expanding in the U.S., says it will offer grocery delivery for the first time in three American cities by the end of the month.
Shoppers will be able to order goods on Instacart's website or app, and Instacart workers will pull the items off the shelf and deliver them.
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2 American Soldiers Killed in Iraq, U.S. Military Says

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"Initial reports indicate the incident was not due to enemy contact," the U.S. military said Sunday.
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Trump steps to forefront of anti-abortion movement

Trump steps to forefront of anti-abortion movement

Trump is expected to speak by video Friday to thousands of anti-abortion activists participating in the March for Life. Read more ...

Shutdown looms larger in Senate after House vote

Shutdown looms larger in Senate after House vote

The Senate adjourned Thursday with no sign that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had or would have the votes to keep the government funded past a Friday midnight deadline... Read more ...

$1.2 million worth of rare wine stolen from Goldman exec

$1.2 million worth of rare wine stolen from Goldman exec

A former personal assistant to Goldman Sachs president David Solomon has been charged with stealing $1.2 million worth of rare wine from his boss. Read more ...

The House just voted to avoid a government shutdown, but the plan could...

The House just voted to avoid a government shutdown, but the plan could still crash and burn in the Senate

The House passed a GOP-led bill to fund the government, slightly lowering the odds of a government shutdown. The bill passed by a vote of 230 to 197. The bill now moves to the... Read more ...

Sushi lover pulled a 5-foot tapeworm from intestine, California doctor says

Sushi lover pulled a 5-foot tapeworm from intestine, California doctor says

It stretched a whopping 5 feet, 6 inches - "my height," noted the doctor. Read more ...

Supreme Court blocks redraw of NC congressional map

Supreme Court blocks redraw of NC congressional map

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Thursday stayed the decision of a lower court ordering North Carolina lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional districts... Read more ...

USA Gymnastics cuts ties with Karolyi Ranch and its memories of abuse

USA Gymnastics cuts ties with Karolyi Ranch and its memories of abuse

USA Gymnastics will no longer hold the women's team's training camp at the Karolyi Ranch in Texas, the organization said, after several gymnasts said the location was the site... Read more ...

2018 NBA All-Star Game: Starters, Captains revealed for new format

2018 NBA All-Star Game: Starters, Captains revealed for new format

The first 10 selections for the NBA All-Star Game were announced Thursday night. Read more ...

Caught on camera: Terrifying moment tow truck driver escapes disaster

Caught on camera: Terrifying moment tow truck driver escapes disaster

A tow truck driver in Michigan is lucky to be alive after just narrowly missing being struck by an out-of-control car Read more ...

4th rape trial collapses as Oxford student cleared of charges before trial

4th rape trial collapses as Oxford student cleared of charges before trial

A two-year rape case against an Oxford University student has been dropped just days before his trial, after a “new set of eyes” re-examined the Crown Prosecution Service case... Read more ...