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Amtrak Passengers Warned About Measles Exposure
Passengers who rode on Amtrak’s northeast regional train No. 171 last Wednesday  may have been exposed to the measles. Virginia health officials issued the alert after a foreign visitor came down with the highly contagious illness.
Celebrations Erupt as Libyan Rebels Sweep Into Tripoli [VIDEO]
After six months of civil war, Libyan rebels swept into Tripoli on Sunday and laid claim to most of the city. Government troops and snipers loyal to Moammar Gadhafi continued to put up a last-ditch resistance near his compound, though it is unknown if the Libyan leader was still inside.
Can Wasting Time Online Improve Employee Productivity?
In a study that anyone who works in an office will heartily embrace, researchers found that spending small parts of the day wasting time on the Internet makes workers more productive because it acts to mentally refresh them.
“Browsing the Internet serves an important restorative function,&Close…
Study Finds Decreased Social Media Use Among Many Younger People
A study by technology research firm Gartner, which recently surveyed 6,295 people between the ages of 13 and 74, reveals almost a quarter of 18- to 29-year-olds use social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter less than when they first signed up for the services, with many saying the services s…
‘West Memphis Three’ Released from Prison
Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley and Jason Baldwin — better known as the “West Memphis Three” — were released from prison Friday after entering first-degree murder pleas for the 1993 deaths of three boys in West Memphis, Arkansas, a small community just outside Memphis, Tennessee.
In a somewhat confu…
Nice Guys Get Paid Less, Do Worse in Salary Negotiations
If you’re a man with a pleasant personality, you’re probably not going to get paid as a much as a man with a less agreeable personality.
Researchers from University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business were able to determine, using information gleamed from three large scale longitudinal studie…

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