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Verizon strike possible as contract deadline looms

The unions say the telecom giant is demanding that workers sharply increase their health care contributions and make concession on pensions.

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Coast Guard to end search for teens, family to press on

The Coast Guard will suspend its search at sunset for two teen boys whose capsized boat was found Sunday.

Zimbabwe: American lion killer’s extradition being sought

Zimbabwe officials said American dentist Walter James Palmer tried to hurt the African country's image.

Cooking in a semi: A truck driver’s road to healthy eating

A life on the road is often not a healthy one. But one truck driver has made it his mission to stick to a healthy diet. He skips the truck stops and whips up gourmet meals in his truck's cab.

Review: Mission accomplished for Cruise in new ‘MI’ flick

Whatever you may think of Tom Cruise and his complex off-screen persona, let’s give him this: At age 53, he and his Ethan Hunt are, if anything, getting more fun to watch.

A day in the life of a D.C. United athlete

What is it like to live like a professional athlete in Washington? We spent a day with D.C. United star Chris Pontius to find out.

Average U.S. vehicle age hits a record

The numbers are a sign of the increased reliability of today's vehicles and the lingering impact of the sharp drop in new car sales during the recession.

Report finds few signs of telework abuse at Patent and Trademark Office

A new report concludes that time-and-attendance fraud is neither widespread nor unique to teleworkers at the Patent and Trademark Office.

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