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A Visa credit card is tendered at a store in New York's Times Square. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
A Visa credit card is tendered at a store in New York's Times Square. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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Why do we really use credit cards?

A new study found American credit card holders use their cards for convenience, rather than for rewards like frequent flier miles and cash back.

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A new survey lists ways in which people waste time at work. (Jen Grantham, ThinkStock)
A new survey lists ways in which people waste time at work. (Jen Grantham, ThinkStock)
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How employees are ‘wasting time’ at work

A new CareerBuilder survey finds employees have a variety of different ways to waste time at work these days, and many of them involve their smart phones.

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Governor Chris Christie and his wife Mary Pat Christie arrive to meet Britain's Chancellor Of The Exchequer George Osborne in Downing Street
Governor Chris Christie and his wife Mary Pat Christie arrive to meet Britain's Chancellor Of The Exchequer George Osborne in Downing Street (Carl Court/Getty Images)
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Christie’s trips abroad carry costs and benefits

Gov. Chris Christie has stressed that his recent trips to Mexico, Canada and the United Kingdom gave him an opportunity to promote New Jersey to international businesses and universities, although the junkets also beef up the Republican's foreign policy resume as he weighs a possible presidential campaign.

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Larry Hogan
FILE -In this Monday, April 6, 2015 file photo, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan discusses the budget debate during an interview with The Associated Press, in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he has cancer of lymph nodes

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has "very advanced" and "very aggressive" cancer of the lymph nodes, but he said Monday he will continue to work as the state's chief elected official.

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Pam Yorksmith, Nicole Yorksmith, Orion Yorksmith, Grayden Yorksmith
Pam Yorksmith, left, and her spouse Nicole Yorksmith, along with their children, are photographed in the office of their attorney, Gerhardstein & Branch Co. LPA, Friday, April 3, 2015 in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
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Stories of love, life, death in high court gay marriage case

A middle-of-the night trip to the emergency room, with her 9-month-old son coughing and laboring to breathe, gave Pam Yorksmith her latest reminder of why she took up the fight for same-sex marriage.

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Walter Scheib
FILE - In this July 27, 2004 file photo, outgoing White House chef Walter Scheib greets chefs at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. (AP Photo/Matt Houston, Files)
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Investigators look for clues in death of ex-White House chef

A former White House chef who had been missing for more than a week after going hiking in the mountains of northern New Mexico is being remembered for his culinary talents as investigators try to piece together the last moments of his life.

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In this June 19, 2015, photo, a Confederate flag flies near the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)
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Sens. Graham, Scott join call to remove SC Confederate flag

Leading South Carolina Republicans joined calls to remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds Monday after a young white man who embraced the banner as a symbol of white power was charged with murdering nine people inside their historic black church.

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President Barack Obama salutes as he arrives on Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md
President Barack Obama salutes as he arrives on Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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Obama says US racism ‘not cured,’ makes point with epithet

President Barack Obama says the history of slavery is "still part of our DNA" in the United States, even if racial epithets no longer show up in polite conversation. He uttered the N-word in making his point.

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Escaped prisoners Richard Matt (L) and David Sweat
Escaped prisoners Richard Matt (L) and David Sweat (New York State Police)
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Items recovered from NY cabin in hunt for escaped murderers

BELLMONT, N.Y. (AP) -- Items recovered from a remote hunting cabin might be linked to a pair of convicted killers who escaped from a nearby prison more than two weeks ago, authorities said Monday as searchers swarmed rugged woods in the hamlet in far northern New York.

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People raise their hands as a show of unity as thousands of marchers meet in the middle of Charleston's main bridge
People raise their hands as a show of unity as thousands of marchers meet in the middle of Charleston's main bridge (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
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Solidarity in Charleston before church victims’ funerals

Bells tolled across Charleston, South Carolina Sunday as thousands linked up on a towering bridge and a historic sanctuary reopened in displays of unity.

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