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His 101st birthday present? Another day at work

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Herman "Hy" Goldman turned 101 this weekend and won't quit after 73 years working at the same New Jersey job. Full Story

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Fairfax County mom dies after hornet sting

Wed Aug 20, 2014

On a typical Saturday afternoon earlier this month, Melodye Creason decided to trim back the azaleas in front of her family's Annandale home before running an errand. It was a life changing decision, says her husband of 24 years, Rich Creason. Full Story

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Is it worth it to shop at Costco?

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Warehouse stores such as Costco can offer great deals for shoppers, but many people are left wondering whether shopping there is worth their money. Full Story

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35 Shoppers stores in Greater Washington hit by credit card breach

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Supervalu Inc. has not said how many consumers were affected by a recent credit card data breach, but one security expert believes the number of credit card accounts involved could be "in the millions." Full Story

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Va. Supreme Court elects new chief justice

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Members of the Virginia Supreme Court have chosen Justice Donald W. Lemons to serve as chief justice. Full Story

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WhiteWave to remove ingredient from Horizon, Silk

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WhiteWave Foods says it will remove an ingredient from Horizon milks and Silk beverages in response to customer feedback. Full Story

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Peek into brain shows how kids learn math skills

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain reorganizes itself as kids learn math. Full Story

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Teens arrested in plot after Web activities eyed

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Investigators acting on a tip unraveled a plot to carry out a mass shooting at a suburban Los Angeles high school, arresting a pair of students who planned to target three school staffers and kill as many people as possible, police said Tuesday. Full Story

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US officials: Video shows American's beheading

Wed Aug 20, 2014

A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The militants threatened to kill another captive they also identified as an American journalist. Full Story

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Glass particles in popular beer prompts recall

Mon Aug 18, 2014

A voluntary recall of some Corona beers was announced Monday after the company reported glass particles may be found in select 12-ounce, clear Corona Extra beer. Full Story

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Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

Wed Aug 20, 2014

A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination. Full Story

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Sprint unveils new data plan, expected to trigger price war

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Consumers could benefit from lower-cost cellphone plans if carriers follow Sprint's lead and reduce the cost of data plans. Full Story

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JetBlue continues expansion at Reagan National

Tue Aug 19, 2014

JetBlue Airways Corp., one of several airlines expanding at Reagan National Airport thanks to slot divestitures of the newly merged American Airlines and US Airways, will add twice daily service from Reagan National to Jacksonville, Florida. Full Story

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A valid passport may not be as valid as you think

Tue Aug 19, 2014

If you're traveling abroad, it's important to check your travel documents well before your departure date. Having a valid U.S. passport may not be enough to enter some countries. Full Story

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Woman cited for climbing into zoo's giraffe pen

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Police say a California woman was cited after climbing into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo and getting kicked in the face. Full Story

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McDonald's confronts its junk food image

Tue Aug 19, 2014

At a dinner McDonald's hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain's menu. Full Story

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No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook. Full Story