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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
1865: Two and a half years after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, Union Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger and his troops inform the slaves of Galveston, Texas, that they are free. June 19 is still celebrated as the holiday Juneteenth in 42 states and the District of Columbia.
1953: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, N.Y., after being convicted of conspiring to pass American nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union.
1964: After an 83-day filibuster, the U.S. Senate passes the historic Civil Rights Act of 1964, outlawing discrimination in employment, schools, public facilities and housing, and invalidating the Jim Crow laws of the South.
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