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Six Athletes Join Budweiser Team for Rio Olympic Games

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Six Athletes Join Budweiser Team for Rio Olympic Games

The official beer sponsor of Team USA has recruited six athletes to join Team Budweiser for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. From a decathlete to a Paralympic triathlete to a Gold Medalist in Women’s Soccer, each member’s story, personality and commitment to not taking short cuts reflects Budweiser’s all-American values, Budweiser said. Team [...]

Cycling Commuters to Celebrate Bike to Work Day

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Cycling Commuters to Celebrate Bike to Work Day

The U.S. Census Bureau released Wednesday a tip sheet of cycling commuters. To commemorate Bike to Work Week (May 16-20) and Bike to Work Day (May 20), the Bureau presents a graphic showing the percentage of people biking to work in cities with a population of 100,000 or more. The percentages are derived from the [...]

Panama Papers: Searchable Database to be Released

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Panama Papers: Searchable Database to be Released

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) says it will release on May 9 a searchable database with information on more than 200,000 offshore entities that are part of the Panama Papers investigation. According to ICIJ, the database will likely be the largest ever release of secret offshore companies and the people behind them. Meanwhile, [...]

Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump for Breakfast?

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Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump for Breakfast?

Starting a cereal company may seem like a strange way to teach a child about the presidential election. But that’s exactly what one Miami couple did. Sandy and Giselle Cueto came up with a unique way to teach their daughter, Hannah, about the election process— by starting a cereal business. Together they launched a company [...]

Journey to Mars: Sending Humans to the Red Planet

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Journey to Mars: Sending Humans to the Red Planet

NASA is soliciting ideas from U.S. industry for designs of a Mars orbiter for potential launch in the 2020s. The satellite would provide advanced communications and imaging, as well as robotic science exploration, in support of NASA’s Journey to Mars. According to NASA, the orbiter would substantially increase bandwidth communications and maintain high-resolution imaging capability. [...]

How Americans Waste the Food

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How Americans Waste the Food

In the U.S., 40 percent of all food goes uneaten each year, at a cost of $162 billion annually. Consumers are responsible for 40 percent of this waste—more than any other part of the supply chain. It’s a problem that costs the average family of four roughly $1,500 per year. The Ad Council and the [...]

Republicans Issue Open Letter on Hillary Clinton Taxes

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Republicans Issue Open Letter on Hillary Clinton Taxes

Republican National Committee (RNC) chairman Reince Priebus sent a letter Monday to Hillary Clinton’s accountant, Rorrie Gregorio, on Tax Day. RNC said the letter is supposed to highlight the hypocrisy of Hillary Clinton’s tax plan. The letter calls on Clinton to put her money where her mouth is and pay the additional taxes her plan [...]

Who Will Be the Next UN Secretary-General?

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Who Will Be the Next UN Secretary-General?

Three days of informal briefings came to an end Thursday after nine candidates for the position of the next United Nations Secretary-General answered all together some 800 questions from the UN membership and the public on how, if selected, they would lead the world body. The current Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was appointed for a second [...]

NASA Astronaut to Call Students from Space Station

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NASA Astronaut to Call Students from Space Station

Students from Columbia University in New York will have the opportunity to speak with a NASA astronaut currently living and working on the International Space Station, on Thursday, April 21. The 20-minute Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Expedition 47 Commander Tim Kopra, who received his Master of Business [...]

Newspaper Reporter: The Worst Job for 2016

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Newspaper Reporter: The Worst Job for 2016

Who has the worst job – one with a low salary, poor outlook, undesirable work environment, and high stress? Is it the person who drives a garbage truck, or a nuclear decontamination technician? It’s neither. For the third year in a row, newspaper reporter came in dead last on CareerCast.com’s 28th annual Jobs Rated report’s [...]

Dying Latino Calls for Aid-in-Dying Laws

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Dying Latino Calls for Aid-in-Dying Laws

A young Latino man dying of brain cancer, Miguel Carrasquillo, has recorded a bilingual video for nonprofit organization Compassion & Choices to urge state lawmakers nationwide to pass laws to give terminally ill adults the option of medical aid in dying. The video was released to promote National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) this Sat., April [...]

Exhibition of Presidential Cars Opens at National Mall

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Exhibition of Presidential Cars Opens at National Mall

The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) announced Monday that its second Cars at the Capital exhibition on the National Mall in Washington, DC will feature two iconic presidential automobiles. These are: President Taft’s 1909 White Steam Car, the first White House limousine; and the 1962 Willys ‘Jeep’ CJ-6 President Reagan used at the Reagan Ranch in [...]

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