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What's the No. 1 killer of Americans?

2016-06-30
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer, followed by cancer. But the CDC has good news about mortality in the U.S.

Americans are dying at the highest rate in more than a decade

2016-06-03
Americans died at a higher rate in 2015, news that comes as a surprise to experts who are used to seeing a decline in the number of deaths.

Death rate on the rise for middle-aged white Americans

2015-11-04
For decades, nearly all Americans -- in every age and racial group -- have seen decreases in death rates. But in the last nearly 15 years, middle-aged white Americans have been left out, according to a study.

High body fat, not BMI, linked with higher death rate, study finds

2016-03-14
Many health experts will tell you that being skinny is not necessarily healthy. Lending support to that argument, a new study finds that the thinnest people, similar to those who have the most body fat, have higher rates of death.

Opening up a world of art for the blind with 3-D technology

2016-06-30
3D Photoworks creates tactile art for the blind to experience in museums

Americans devote almost 11 hours a day to screen time

2016-06-30
The time we spend consuming media has jumped by one hour a day since last year, a new Nielsen report shows.

Dad hilariously re-creates daughter's sexy selfies

2016-07-01
A Washington dad copies his teen daughter's online selfies to add humor to parenting.

Is your hand sanitizer safe? The FDA wants to know

2016-06-30
The FDA requested scientific evidence that hand sanitizers are safe and effective, especially for children and pregnant women, when used daily.

Be kind to your colon with less-invasive screenings, panel advises

2016-06-30
An influential panel has added some choices, aiming to get more Americans screened for colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.

Thousands of kids hurt annually on amusement rides

2016-06-30
More than 4,000 children are hurt on amusement rides every year in the United States, most during summer months.

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

2016-07-01
It's quiet ... almost too quiet.

Workers to strike at Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City

2016-07-01
It looks like it's going to be a rough start to the holiday weekend for the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City.

WeWork launches in Shanghai

2016-07-01
Read full story for latest details.

Marissa Mayer defends her reputation at what may be Yahoo's final shareholder meeting

2016-07-01
Marissa Mayer addressed the purple elephant in the room immediately after stepping on stage: No, there are no updates about Yahoo's sale process.

Pulse nightclub distributes $28,500 to out of work employees

2016-06-30
Pulse nightclub employees are still out of work, but the venue's owner provided some help Thursday.

Sumner Redstone court drama keeps dragging on

2016-06-30
CANTON, Mass. -- After a five-and-a-half hour hearing packed with varying interpretations of a trust that will control Viacom and CBS when Sumner Redstone is dead or incapacitated, a Massachusetts judge said Thursday he needs more time to weigh arguments centered around the 93-year-old tycoon's mental competency.

Rio gets a federal bailout 36 days before Olympics

2016-07-01
Rio de Janeiro finally got a federal bailout, with nearly a month to go before the Olympic Games start here.

12 things you didn't know you could do on Snapchat

2016-06-30
Summer's second long weekend is here, which means your Snapchat activity might increase over the next few days.

Tesla's autopilot probed by government after fatal crash kills driver

2016-07-01
Federal regulators are investigating Tesla's autopilot mode following a fatal crash that killed a Tesla driver using the software.

New Jersey may hike gas tax by 23 cents a gallon

2016-06-30
New Jersey is on the verge of increasing its famously low gas tax.