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Clinton declines to debate Sanders in California

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cnn.com - "I will be the nominee for my party," Clinton told CNN last week. Clinton and Sanders, however, agreed in February to add four more debate to the calendar, including a debate in May. So far, the tw...

As Trump and Clinton Clash, 2 Operatives Duke It Out in Their Shadows

nytimes.com - Mr. Brock, 53, divides his time between Washington and the West Village in Manhattan, throwing lively salons and wooing liberal donors on both coasts, often accompanied by Toby, his schnoodle — a s...

How to Break Your Addiction to Work

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hbr.org - For many of us, working simply feels good. But just because it feeds your ego or makes you feel important, that doesn’t mean it’s actually good for you. How do you break the cycle of working long h...

Family of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn Sues Tobacco Industry Over His Death

nytimes.com - Altria’s media relations department had no immediate comment when contacted about the lawsuit. The use of smokeless tobacco is deeply embedded in the fabric of the game, but there is growing awaren...

Trump acknowledges climate change — at his golf course

politico.com - Donald Trump says he is “not a big believer in global warming.” He has called it “a total hoax,” “bullshit” and “pseudoscience.” But he is also trying to build a sea wall designed to protect one of...

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Broadway Defies the Odds With Another Record-Breaking Season

nytimes.com - “Hamilton” is doing unusually well financially — it is the only new musical that is consistently among the top five highest-grossing shows, and it now has the highest average ticket price on Broadw...

AMC's 'Preacher' to Get Topps Trading Cards

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thewrap.com - Fans of the show can order collectables that pertain specifically to the most recent episode The Topps Company will be releasing baseball-style trading cards based on the new AMC series “Preacher,”...

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Facebook enables Continuous Live Video to power puppycams and more

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techcrunch.com - Live mobile video is evolving beyond selfie-stream rants and citizen journalism. Facebook will now allow non-stop, long-form broadcasting as long as the creators don’t mind that they won’t be able ...

It’s time to get personal with email

marketingland.com - Everyone with an email inbox knows that there are a lot of people vying for our attention. Every day, I get hundreds of emails. A few of them are even from people I know, but a bunch come from busi...

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How I Cut My Grocery Bill by $1000 a Year

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lenpenzo.com - If you google the term “world’s toughest question” you’ll come across a panoply of potential candidates: Still, I think none of them compare to this one: What’s for dinner? Don’t scoff; you know I’...

Bill Cosby's accusers now number 58. Here's who they are.

washingtonpost.com - This graphic is based on previously unreported court records, Washington Post interviews and allegations made by Cosby’s accusers in written statements or media interviews. In some instances, accus...

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US military trains eclectic group of anti-IS fighters

bigstory.ap.org - NORTHERN SYRIA (AP) — Barcham Zana knows her enemy. It is the Islamic State, which she calls "darkness." Islamic State militants killed two cousins, she said. For her, the group is not an abstract ...

Obama banishing Vietnam War vestige by lifting arms embargo

bigstory.ap.org - HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Eager to banish lingering shadows of the Vietnam War, President Barack Obama lifted the U.S. embargo on selling arms to America's former enemy Monday and made the case for a m...

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High-tech hiring and the malleable modern career

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mashable.com - Today, as AppNexus' chief data scientist, Williams is in a unique position — not only as a woman in a highly technical role, but also as a woman in the C-suite. Sadly, today's technology landscape ...

Celebrating the union of the Silicon sister-cities

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What if K-12 kids gave commencement speeches?

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