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Illustration by Getty ImagesChances are good that you’ll be munching on a hot dog this Fourth of July weekend. Last week at the PBS NewsHour offices, there was heated debate over whether or not ketchup belongs on a hot dog. Factions formed in...
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Dignity Health offers online ER booking at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco and Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City as a way to overcome the frequently grueling emergency room wait times. Photo by Flickr user brooklyn Scott Paul knew he...
The economy added a higher-than-expected 288,000 jobs last month. Photo by Eddie Seal/Bloomberg via Getty Images. If ever America were to get a present for its 238th birthday, June’s jobs report might qualify. The economy added 288,000 jobs, and the...
WASHINGTON — Former Blackwater security guard Matthew Murphy and now-indicted ex-colleague Paul Slough were friends, having survived the war in Iraq together, creating a bond that under different circumstances might have lasted a lifetime. But from...