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Many millennials are concerned about planning for retirement. (John Wohlfeil, ThinkStock)
Many millennials are concerned about planning for retirement. (John Wohlfeil, ThinkStock)
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Biggest retirement worry? Medical expenses

When it comes to retirement, Americans are concerned most about high medical expenses, according to a new Bankrate.com report in which 28 percent of respondents cited that as their biggest worry.

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Eggs are OK for your diet, a government advisory committee says. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
Eggs are OK for your diet, a government advisory committee says. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
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Healthful diet proposal: Sugary drinks out, coffee, eggs in

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Drink less sugary soda. But an extra cup or two of coffee is OK. So are eggs. And as always, don't forget your vegetables.

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
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Loving America – Rudy Giuliani says President Obama doesn’t

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats on Thursday assailed former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani for questioning President Barack Obama's love of country, and urged the potential field of Republican presidential candidates to rebuke his comments.

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Wal-Mart President and Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon speaks during an interview Tuesday. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson)
Wal-Mart President and Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon speaks during an interview Tuesday. (AP Photo/Gareth Patterson)
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Wal-Mart giving raises to nearly 40 percent of it’s work force

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the image that its stores offer dead-end jobs.

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Many Americans are still confused about Common Core Standards. (monkeybusinessimages, ThinkStock)
Many Americans are still confused about Common Core Standards. (monkeybusinessimages, ThinkStock)
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Common Core confusion is evident in new education poll

As students in New Jersey and around the nation get ready to take standardized tests like the controversial Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exams, a new national survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind released Thursday reveals a lot of Americans have no idea about the Common Core State Standards behind the exams.

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This illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated image of a group of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae bacteria.
This illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control depicts a three-dimensional (3D) computer-generated image of a group of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae bacteria. (AP Photo/Centers for Disease Control)
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7 infected, 2 dead after ‘superbug’ outbreak at hospital

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Contaminated medical instruments are to blame for infecting seven patients - including two who died - with an antibiotic-resistant and potentially deadly "superbug" at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, hospital officials said. A total of 179 patients may be infected.

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Carl, left, and Marsha Mueller, center, hold candles at the memorial in honor of their daughter Kayla Mueller in Prescott, Ariz. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher)
Carl, left, and Marsha Mueller, center, hold candles at the memorial in honor of their daughter Kayla Mueller in Prescott, Ariz. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher)
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Kayla Mueller’s hometown honors her life, work with memorial

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) -- Candles lit up the plaza of a central Arizona courthouse Wednesday as hundreds gathered to honor the American woman pictured before them who was taken hostage by Islamic State militants.

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President Barack Obama
President Barack Obama (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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To fight extremism, Obama calls on US to embrace its Muslims

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the fight against violent extremism, President Barack Obama has argued the U.S. has one thing going for it that Europe doesn't: a long tradition of warmly embracing its immigrants, including Muslims.

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Pope Francis leads the Ash Wednesday mass at the Santa Sabina Basilica, in Rome, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gabriel Bouys, pool)
Pope Francis leads the Ash Wednesday mass at the Santa Sabina Basilica, in Rome, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gabriel Bouys, pool)
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Pope Francis leads Ash Wednesday procession between Rome churches

ROME (AP) -- Pope Francis walked in a solemn Ash Wednesday procession between churches on Rome's ancient Aventine Hill, calling on people to humbly remember their human limits as faithful began their annual penitential Lenten period.

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Britain's Prince Charles visits the recently constructed Lee Tunnel, a sewer tunnel under London's east end.  (AP Photo / Christopher Pledger, pool)
Britain's Prince Charles visits the recently constructed Lee Tunnel, a sewer tunnel under London's east end. (AP Photo / Christopher Pledger, pool)
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Royal flush – Prince Charles visits London sewage tunnel

LONDON (AP) -- Prince Charles got down and dirty Wednesday, donning a hard hat and protective glasses to visit a sewer tunnel 75 meters (250 feet) under east London.

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