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"The Senate's new immigration bill is apparently more than a thousand pages long and weighs 24 pounds. That doesn't sound like an immigration bill. That sounds like the menu at The Cheesecake Factory."
— Jimmy Fallon
A survey found that disagreements about bedroom temperature topped tossing and turning and even snoring for the reasons couples give for not getting a good night's sleep. Learn about new products designed to keep you cool in bed. Read
In the 1960s-70s, the U.S. ranked at the top for having the best-educated young people. A disturbing new report says successive generations haven’t been able to maintain that global edge — and as a result, America's ability to compete economically is suffering as well. Read
As the patent for the cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor, the best-selling prescription medication of all time, is about to expire, some critics are accusing drugmaker Pfizer of unfair business practices in order to protect and extend its revenue stream. Read
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Returning to work isn't easy. This program offers a trial period in which someone can test his ability to hold down a job for nine months without a loss of benefits. Read
How to enlighten, entertain and spend time together this summer without breaking the bank. Read
1837: Eighteen-year-old Princess Victoria of Kent becomes the queen of the United Kingdom after the death of her uncle, King William IV. Queen Victoria's reign of more than 63 years would be the longest of any British monarch (so far) and gave its name to the prosperous and relatively peaceful Victorian era.
1863: Arthur Boreman is inaugurated as the first governor of West Virginia, which enters the Union on the same day as the 35th state. West Virginia is composed of the western counties that refused to secede with the rest of Virginia during the Civil War.
1947: Bugsy Siegel, a legendary West Coast organized crime leader and a major driving force behind the growth of Las Vegas, is murdered by an unknown assailant at his girlfriend Virginia Hill's mansion in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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