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  • Starbucks tests Greek yogurt smoothies in California, Missouri

    Starbucks Corp., which started selling handmade sodas in the southern United States Tuesday, is now testing three flavors of Greek-yogurt smoothies as it continues trying to broaden its appeal beyond coffee.

    June 24, 2014

  • Bq6765dCUAEivNe.jpg SLIDESHOW: Tornado strikes near Indianapolis Storms containing heavy rains, lightning and gusting winds spawned at least one tornado near Indianapolis Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. Residents shared photos from the storms' aftermath on the Twitter feed of the Hendricks County Flyer.

    June 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • shooting scene.jpg Elementary school teacher charged with killing boyfriend

    A special education teacher remained jailed in Tennessee on Monday, charged with the shooting death of her boyfriend of eight years, investigators said.

    June 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • The Internet has changed how we curse

    Relatively recent technologies — cable television, satellite radio, and social media — provide us with a not-too-unrealistic picture of how often people swear in public and what they say when they do.

    June 24, 2014

  • baby-generic.jpg For millennials, out-of-wedlock childbirth is the norm

    This month brings us yet another reminder that, for young Americans, having children outside of marriage is very much "the new normal," as The New York Times once put it.

    June 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ignite Church gun gifts.jpg Church lures worshippers with AR-15 giveaway

    Talk about praising the Lord and passing the ammunition. A church decided against using pies or quilts to bring out the faithful. Instead, Ignite Church, already known for its steamy marketing campaigns, put "dudes" in  the pews with an AR-15 giveaway.

    June 22, 2014 1 Photo 1 Link

  • Betty J. Griffey

    Betty Jane Griffey, age 90, of Clermont, Fla., and formerly of Conneaut, Ohio, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Mike Conley Hospice House, Clermont, Fla.

    June 22, 2014

  • Proposal would make same-sex partners eligible under Family and Medical Leave Act

    The Labor Department issued a proposed rule Friday stating that any employee is eligible for leave to care for a same-sex spouse under the Family and Medical Leave Act regardless of whether they live in a state that recognizes their marital status.

    June 20, 2014

  • VIDEO: New York passes bill to outlaw tattooing, piercing pets

    New York lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday that would outlaw the "unnecessary body modification" of animals such as tattoos and piercings for pets.

    June 20, 2014

  • Paleo dieters suffer as Panera fights protein price jump

    While more than half of American consumers are looking to eat more protein and millions are adhering to the Paleolithic, or Paleo, diet, the higher cost of the muscle-building amino acids threatens to curb their enthusiasm and send them in search of cheaper alternatives.

    June 20, 2014

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