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Google steps up efforts for more racial diversity

FILE – In this May 30, 2007 file photo, Google employees work on their laptops at Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. In a groundbreaking disclosure, Google on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 revealed how very white and male its workforce is — just 2 percent of its...

Support falters as Shinseki fights for his job

House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla. is joined by Republican members and veterans in calling for reforms in the wake of allegations of gross mismanagement and misconduct at Veterans Administration hospitals possibly leading to patient deaths,...
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Top-seeded Oregon beats Florida State 3-0

Oregon center fielder Koral Costa dives for and catches a ball hit by Florida State’s Tiffani Brown for the out in the third inning of an NCAA Women’s College World Series softball tournament game in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) Oregon...

Deal news, jobless claims push stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — Another quiet day, another quiet record. Stocks rose modestly Thursday, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to another record high. Investors rallied behind a bidding war in the food industry as well as a somewhat positive report on the U.S....
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Fox’s entertainment chairman out at network

This April 11, 2013 photo released by Fox shows Fox entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly at VERTE Grades of Green’s annual fundraising event to benefit environmental education in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Fox said Thursday, May 29, 2014, that Reilly will be leaving by the...
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Missouri official proposes execution drug lab

File – In this April 12, 2005 file photo is the death chamber at the Missouri Correctional Center in Bonne Terre, Mo. Missouri’s attorney general said Thursday, May 29, 2014 the state should establish its own laboratory to produce chemicals for use in executions,...
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Nadal mulls tennis’ future after French Open win

Spain’s Rafael Nadal clenches his fist after defeating Austria’s Dominic Thiem during the second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Thursday, May 29, 2014. Nadal won 6-2, 6-2, 6-3. (AP Photo/Darko...

Ohio Dems Criticize Addiction Services Funding Gap

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Democratic candidates for governor and attorney general are calling on state officials to reconsider a funding change affecting agencies that provide addiction services. The Associated Press recently reported that a change in the way the state...

Officials: Measles Tally Doubled In The Past Month

NEW YORK (AP) — Measles cases are accelerating, and in the last five months have caused more U.S. illnesses than in any entire year since 1996. Health officials say 307 cases have been reported since New Year’s Day. About half have been in the past month — most from a huge...

3 Politicians Plead Not Guilty In Corruption Case

CLEVELAND (AP) — Three current and former politicians in northeastern Ohio pleaded not guilty Thursday to corruption charges and were ordered not to leave the state without the court’s permission. Youngstown Mayor John McNally and Mahoning County Auditor Michael Sciortino...