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    1 in 6 Millennials Have at Least Six Figures Saved

    1 in 6 Millennials Have at Least Six Figures Saved


    Millennials might not be in the dire financial straits that many assume. A new Bank of America survey shared with USA Today finds that a decent number (16%) already have a solid nest egg of six figures, and most are following a savings plan. Five key...

    Millennials might not be in the dire financial straits that many assume. A new Bank of America survey shared with USA Today finds that a decent number (16%) already have a solid nest egg of six figures, and most are following a savings plan. Five key findings from the survey...
    She Blended Science Fiction With Feminism

    She Blended Science Fiction With Feminism


    Ursula K. Le Guin, the award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, died...

    Author Ursula K. Le Guin, known best for her "Earthsea" series of fantasy novels, has died at age 88. Le Guin died Monday, her agent confirmed to NPR . Le Guin "brought literary depth and a tough-minded feminist sensibility to science fiction and fantasy ," the New York Times wrote in its...
    Judge Interrupts Jury to Deliver Message From God

    Judge Interrupts Jury to Deliver Message From God


    A strange court controversy out of Texas, where a judge interrupted jurors deciding a defendant's fate in a sex-trafficking case and urged them not to convict. Twice. Later, state district judge Jack Robison explained that God told him to do so, reports...

    A strange court controversy out of Texas, where a judge interrupted jurors deciding a defendant's fate in a sex-trafficking case and urged them not to convict. Twice. Later, state district judge Jack Robison explained that God told him to do so, reports the Austin American-Statesman . And the kicker: The jury...
    List of Top US Beers Just Saw a Big Change

    List of Top US Beers Just Saw a Big Change


    Bud is no longer in the top 3 of US beers, though Bud Light...

    In the ranks of America's best-selling beers, Budweiser no longer qualifies for even a bronze. Bud has dropped to No. 4, according to sales estimates from industry publication Beer Marketer's Insights, reports CNN . Remaining at No. 1 is Bud Light, followed by Coors Lite, and the new No. 3: Miller...
    Here Is the New Fed Chief

    Here Is the New Fed Chief


    In this Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, photo, Jerome Powell testifies efore the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs...

    The Senate has approved President Trump's selection of Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve beginning next month. Senators voted 85-12 to confirm Powell to lead the nation's central bank, a post that's considered the most powerful economic position in government, per the AP . Powell will...
    India's 'Good Morning' Texts Have Become a Real Problem

    India's 'Good Morning' Texts Have Become a Real Problem


    A Freedom 251 smartphone is shown during its release by officials of Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd. in New Delhi,...

    Two little words are causing a big headache for smartphone users in India: "good morning." That's because so many folks in the country of over 1.3 billion people are sending happy little photos that bear the message to so many of the people they care about. According to the...
    He Swiped Left by Accident, Then Got Resourceful

    He Swiped Left by Accident, Then Got Resourceful


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    A Missouri State University student who feared he swiped a potential sweetheart out of his life with a dating app mishap emailed every Claudia on campus to find her. The freshman meant to swipe right on the woman's Tinder profile—a sign that he wanted to meet her. Instead he...
    2 Teens Dead, 12 Others Wounded at Kentucky School

    2 Teens Dead, 12 Others Wounded at Kentucky School


    Police escort a person, second from right, out of the Marshall County High School after shooting there, Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018, in Benton,...

    Another school shooting is in the news, this time in western Kentucky. Two 15-year-olds, a boy and a girl, were fatally shot Tuesday morning at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky. Twelve others were injured by gunfire, and another five were otherwise injured in the chaos that ensued, says...
    Dow Slips a Bit, but Netflix Stock Soars

    Dow Slips a Bit, but Netflix Stock Soars


    A file photo shows the New York Stock...

    Stocks closed mostly higher Tuesday as gains in technology companies and retailers were partly offset by losses in consumer goods makers. Netflix soared 10% Tuesday after reporting a big gain in subscribers, while Amazon climbed 2.7%. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 6 points, or 0.2%, to...