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Top 11 ways to cut your taxes this year

You can give the government less of your money by taking advantage of all the legal tax savings for which you qualify

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Should couples file taxes jointly or separately?

Married couples have the choice of filing their taxes jointly or separately. What is the best option for you and your spouse?

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Why the 2018 tax deadline was moved to April 17

For three years in a row, Americans are going to get a little extra time to file their taxes, thanks to a holiday that may be completely unknown to you

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The number one reason Monero is a cryptocurrency investment winner

If cryptocurrency history is written by the winners, then this is the year for Monero (XMR), the anonymous crypto coin, to add its name to the ledger

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9 crucial tax deductions

Like most Americans, you probably want to get through your taxes as quickly as possible.

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Insuring jewelry 101

For Valentine's Day, we hope you bought a thoughtful gift for your significant other. It's the thought that counts, of course, but let us give you a tip or two

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No W-2 tax form? What to do

These days, you probably want to file your taxes as early as possible to prevent identity thieves from filing a false return in your name — but that requires you to have the necessary forms in hand, including W-2 forms.

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Is your W-2 tax form less than your salary?

The W-2 is the base document that defines your tax obligations, so it is important that you review and understand yours.

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5 mistakes to avoid when filing taxes early

Early Birds Should Be Careful Have you been waiting patiently to file your taxes? If so, you're in luck. 

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Heavy drinkers put themselves at risk for dementia

The ills that are linked to heavy drinking now include dementia, a new study warns.

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HBO is building a real Westworld

Ever wished you could visit the dazzling, robotic town featured in Westworld? Well, you can...

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13 epic sci-fi novels you should read before they become blockbuster films

You can get ahead of the next crop of science-fiction movies coming out of Hollywood by picking up the books that inspired them

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‘Annihilation’ review

Annihilation' is a nightmare-fueling journey into the unknown

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Clues to Parkinson's may be shed in tears

Your tears may reveal if you are at risk of Parkinson's disease, preliminary research suggests.

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Here's your stellar first look at Netflix's Lost in Space reboot

There's danger ahead for the Robinson family in Netflix's Lost in Space reboot.

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Katie Holmes is returning to TV

Showtime's main fixer is calling in Katie Holmes

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Aspirin as good a clot buster as pricey drugs after joint replacement

Good old aspirin is just as effective as newer, expensive drugs at preventing blood clots after hip or knee replacement, a new clinical trial suggests.

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Taryn Southern’s new album is produced entirely by AI

Southern used Google's Magenta, IBM's Watson Beat, AIVA, and Amper Music to craft the music behind the album

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‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ adaptation racing to theaters next fall

He can really move, he's got an attitude, and now the fastest thing alive is headed to the big screen

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For older men, even light exercise helps

Just a few minutes of exercise a day -- even light workouts -- can reduce an older man's risk of early death, a new British study claims.

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Credit for the elderly or disabled

If you are over age 65 or are retired due to a disability, you may be eligible for a separate tax credit designed to help the nation's seniors and disabled

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Rebecca Gayheart files for divorce from Eric Dane

Rebecca Gayheart and Eric Dane have called it quits.

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How to maintain that weight loss

If you've been on a diet more than once, you know that it can be harder to maintain weight than to lose weight in the first place.

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Feast your ears on the nightmarish melodies of this Furby-powered synth organ

Remember the Furby? After seeing this, you'll never be able to forget it

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‘Alto’s Odyssey’ aims to amplify adventure, without sacrificing serenity

On Thursday, video game developer Built By Snowman will launch Alto’s Odyssey, which takes Alto from the snowy climes to the majestic desert.

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Tobacco kills, no matter how it's smoked: study

Smokers who think cigars or pipes are somehow safer than cigarettes may want to think again, new research indicates.

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Pets good medicine for those battling mental ills

Can the adoring gaze of a dog or the comforting purr of a cat be helpful to people with mental illness? Absolutely, new research suggests.

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How SiriusXM is dominating in the Spotify era

Satellite radio service SiriusXM boasts less than half the paying subscribers as the most popular on-demand music streaming service, but manages to stay profitable while Spotify hemorrhages money

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‘Black Panther’ crushes the box office for record-breaking opening weekend

Marvel’s Black Panther did more than just win the weekend box office with its massive debut

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Lung cancer one of many reasons not to smoke

You already know that smoking causes lung cancer. But tobacco use can lead to other major health problems, too, experts warn.

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9 ways to maximize your tax refund

Do the words "tax return" send shivers down your spine because you always end up with a gigantic headache and little or no tax refund at the end? Maybe the problem is in preparation and planning – or lack of it. 

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Ralph Macchio returns to his Karate Kid roots in a first look at Cobra Kai

A lot has changed for Johnny Lawrence (Ralph Macchio) and Daniel LaRusso (William Zabka) since high school, but one thing remains the same: their deep-seeded dislike of one another.

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The Handmaid's Tale mega buzz: Moira hasn't escaped Gilead completely

Moira (Samira Wiley) may have escaped to Canada on The Handmaid's Tale, but that doesn't mean she's free of Gilead just yet

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Itemize or take the standard deduction on your federal income tax?

Should you itemize deductions or take the standard deduction for tax year 2017?

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Charles in Charge actor accuses Scott Baio of sexual abuse

Former Charles in Charge child star Alexander Polinsky accused actor Scott Baio of sexually and emotionally abusing him on the set of the '80s sitcom at a press conference Wednesday, E! reports.

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CDC says flu vaccine just 25 percent effective against leading strain

Flu continues to ravage the United States in one of the worst flu seasons in recent years. And the ineffectiveness of this year's flu vaccine is partly to blame.

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Booze beats pot at being unhealthy: Oregon poll

Many believe alcohol poses a greater danger to health than marijuana, a new study out of Oregon suggests.

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How much do you need to retire?

I find when meeting with individuals for the first time that they typically have no idea how much they will need to be able to retire.

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Netflix says 13 Reasons Why author Jay Asher is not involved in season 2

Netflix is putting some distance between itself and 13 Reasons Why author Jay Asher after he was accused of sexual harassment over the weekend.

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What to stream the weekend of February 16

Spending the weekend indoors and not sure what to watch? TV Guide's Editor-in-Chief Mickey O'Connor has a few suggestions. Here's what you should stream this weekend.

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FDA approves first blood test to detect concussions

The first blood test to help diagnose a concussion has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Obamacare helped more young women get prenatal care: study

One of the main features of Obamacare -- providing insurance for adults under age 26 through their parents' health plan -- allowed many pregnant young women to obtain prenatal care, new research shows.

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15 easy steps to prevent identity theft

Thanks to large-scale hacks such as the Equifax and Yahoo breaches, identity thieves have no shortage of information to use in their criminal pursuits. Is your information among them?

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Comedian Marty Allen dead at 95

Marty Allen, the wild-haired comedian whose hundreds of talk show appearances earned him the nickname "The Darling of Daytime TV," died Feb. 12 of complications from pneumonia

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Kenan and Kel reunited with other All That alums on Wild 'n Out

All That, the beloved '90s sketch comedy show for kids, staged an epic reunion on MTV2's Wild 'n Out, the sketch and improv show hosted by All That alum Nick Cannon.

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The right way to weigh yourself

The scale can be your best friend -- or your worst enemy -- when you're on a diet.

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James Franco officially returning for season 2 of The Deuce

James Franco, who was accused of sexual misconduct last month, will be returning for Season 2 of HBO's sex industry drama The Deuce

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Kim Cattrall rejects Sarah Jessica Parker after brother's death: "You are not my friend"

Kim Cattrall may be in mourning, but there's one person whose well wishes she's not ready to accept right now, or possibly ever: Sarah Jessica Parker.

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Depression common in U.S., women hit hardest

Nearly one in 10 U.S. adults has depression, and the rate is almost twice as high for women as men, health officials say.

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Millennial retirement perceptions

How will millennials do in retirement? Very well...or so they think.

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Driving may be risky business on 4/20 pot holiday

America's highways are decidedly less safe on April 20, a day when stoners publicly celebrate marijuana use.

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Preemies get a slow start on friendships

As if preemies didn't face enough struggles, a new study finds they have more difficulty making friends, though things improve once they start school.

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Top tax benefits of home ownership

Your home is your castle, and it is also a source of tax deductions. Yet, every year, Americans let these potential tax deductions pass by, not realizing how to take advantage of them.

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Is an LLC right for you?

What sort of structure makes the most sense for your small business - a corporate structure or a sole proprietorship? If neither structure fits you well, perhaps the best choice for you is a Limited Liability Company

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Hey kids, just say no to energy drinks

Highly caffeinated energy drinks aren't safe for children and teens, and should not be marketed to them, a leading sports medicine organization warns.

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Jennifer Garner returns to TV for Lena Dunham's new HBO comedy

Jennifer Garner is headed back to television and this time, she won't be needing any colorful wigs.

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Sir Patrick Stewart busts out the Shakespeare at the Sci-Tech Oscar Awards

The English channeled his past while hosting the award ceremony

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How the ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ FX team created a realistic ape army

Few would have expected 2011’s reboot film Rise of the Planet of the Apes to spawn one of the best movie franchises of the last decade, but thanks to incredible special effects and a gripping cast of characters, that’s exactly what it did

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FDA says U.S. will now produce critical MRI component

A long-feared shortage of a substance used in millions of medical imaging procedures each year in the United States appears to have been avoided, federal officials report.

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Home Improvement and Justified actor Mickey Jones dies at 76

Character actor Mickey Jones died at the age of 76 on Wednesday, Feb. 7 from "effects of a long illness."

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British Airways Survey: American Workers Too Busy to Vacation

A study commissioned by British Airways found that 68 percent of employed adults in the United States have unused vacation days at the end of the year, because work is simply too busy to take time off.  Americans have long been known as workaholics, but the results of the study show that vacation time is suffering in a major way. Twenty-nine percent of respondents said they were saving up vacation days, which they ultimately didn’t use.  Nearly one in four Americans ... More>>

Cancer-causing HPV can hide in the throat

Human papilloma virus (HPV) could be lurking in your throat.

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Joaquin Phoenix is reportedly in talks to play the Joker in stand-alone film

Warner Bros. is eying a new actor to portray the Clown Prince of Crime

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Picking a new primary care doctor

There are times in life when you need to pick a new doctor, or primary care provider.

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The internet is melting down over the Game of Thrones guys doing Star Wars movies

There are only two monocultural entertainment properties anymore: Game of Thrones and Star Wars. And one of those is ending next year.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger to star in western miniseries for Amazon

Amazon is developing a western miniseries for Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Amazon eyes Conan the Barbarian TV series

Conan the Barbarian may be headed to a small screen near you soon! Amazon has put Conan, a series based on Richard E. Howard's original novels, into development.

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Losing weight eases obesity-related pain. but how much is enough?

Losing 10 percent of your body weight appears to reduce pain related to obesity, even in non-weight-bearing areas, a new study finds.

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Easing your child's asthma

If your child is among the 10 percent of kids with asthma, you want to do everything you can to control it.

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Netflix orders musical comedy series The Politician from Ryan Murphy

Netflix has reportedly outbid other deep-pocketed streaming services and ordered two seasons of The Politician, a musical comedy series from Glee's Ryan Murphy

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Getting the jump on April 17

Is it tax time already? You may not want to admit it, but tax time starts well before the filing deadline.

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Kylie Jenner's baby is here

Kylie Jenner has welcomed her baby daughter with Travis Scott into the world.

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Menopause may worsen rheumatoid arthritis symptoms

Menopause may speed physical decline in women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a new study suggests.

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2018 housing market predictions

Are you preparing to enter the housing market in 2018? Whether you're a buyer or a seller, 2018 is likely to be a year of both challenges and opportunities

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Best Buy stores will stop selling music CDs, and Target could be next

Best Buy is officially pulling the plug on music CDs, and another retail giant may soon join them

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Babies with normal head size might still have Zika-linked brain damage

Fetal brain damage caused by the Zika virus can go undetected in pregnancy, and can occur even if a baby's head size is normal, research in monkeys suggests.

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Weak vaccine making flu season even tougher, CDC says

This flu season continues to be one of the nastiest in years. And it isn't helping that the flu vaccine may be less than 20 percent effective against the season's dominant strain, according to a new Canadian report.

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Facebook bans group planning to sabotage ‘Black Panther’ reviews

Rotten Tomatoes speaks out on attempted negative reviews of the Marvel's newest blockbuster

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Dog bites more common for anxious people

Maybe there's some truth in the long-standing belief that dogs can sense fear in a human.

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Mad About You's Louis Zorich dead at 93

Louis Zorich, best known for playing the father of Paul Reiser's character in Mad About You, died on Tuesday at the age of 93

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How new tax law affects homeowners

The changing landscape of deductions

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Migraines tied to higher heart trouble risk

Migraine sufferers might have to worry about more than just dealing with debilitating headaches.

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Only 9% of investors understand risk

If you don't fully understand risk, you may be looking at the wrong criteria to make the best financial decisions

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Sony CEO Kaz Hirai steps down

Sony CEO Hirai Kazuo, best known outside of Japan as Kaz Hirai, will step down from his role at the company on April 1, 2018

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Neil Patrick Harris confirms A Series of Unfortunate Events will end after season 3

Don't expect the Baudelaires to open a private detective agency after they've finally solved the mystery of what happened to their parents

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Set new milestones for exercise motivation

A goal like having a flat stomach may give you the initial impetus to start exercising, but may not be enough to keep you on track.

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Preparing for your annual tax meeting

With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Ac, it makes it even more important for you to prepare for your allotted tax preparation time

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Lone star ticks won't give you lyme, but can still make you sick

Contrary to what many people believe, the lone star tick does not spread Lyme disease, researchers report.

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Listening to one artist on YouTube could get simpler with Official Artist Channels

YouTube launched the Official Artist Channel last year, adding a music note icon to designate accounts that come from the artists themselves

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Spacey is out, Kinnear and Lane are in: ‘House of Cards’ season 6 takes shape

Netflix has added two high-profile cast members to the final season of House of Cards

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Procedure beats drugs for a-fib with heart failure

For people with both atrial fibrillation and heart failure, a procedure called ablation can be life-saving, a new clinical trial shows.

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Fuller House may never end

As Netflix settles into being the dominant presence of the future of television, it's changed some of its practices and has become a lot more discerning with what it decides to bring back

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Game of Thrones' Peter Dinklage rap battles Morgan Freeman in bizarre Super Bowl ad

Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage and legendary actor Morgan Freeman went head-to-head in a bizarre Super Bowl ad promoting Doritos Blaze and Mountain Dew Ice

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Jessica Jones: Jessica may be headed to jail!

We hope Jessica (Krysten Ritter) looks good in orange because the newest photo from Jessica Jones' second season suggests she might be spending some time behind bars.

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Responding to opioid crisis, FDA puts more restrictions on Imodium

Increasingly, people addicted to opioid painkillers are using dangerously high doses of the diarrhea drug Imodium (loperamide), either to get high or to help ease withdrawal.

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How ‘Clara’s Ghost’ went from Kickstarter darling to Sundance standout

Film editor Patrick Lawrence gives an inside look at Clara's Ghost

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Sundance shines spotlight on Hollywood’s lack of female directors

When the Oscar nominees were announced, it may have surprised some to learn that Rachel Morrison (Mudbound) is the first female cinematographer to receive an Oscar nomination in Academy Awards history

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A diet to boost a woman's fertility?

Could the so-called Mediterranean diet boost success of infertility treatment involving in vitro fertilization?

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Talk therapy may be worth it for teen depression

Talk therapy can be a cost-effective way to treat teens with depression who don't take or stop using antidepressants, a new study finds.

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Airbnb wants you to explore the sea from a yellow submarine in contest

Airbnb doesn’t (yet) have a home on the moon but the company’s latest contest is inviting guests to explore something almost just as unexplored

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Scientists zero in on better saliva-based HIV test

An experimental saliva-based HIV test shows promise, researchers report.

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Did Maisie Williams just spill when Game of Thrones will return?

We know the final season of Game of Thrones won't premiere until 2019 (which seems like a special kind of torture), but thanks to Maisie Williams we may be able to narrow down the premiere date

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How to take action against acne

Waiting for acne to clear up on its own can be frustrating, especially for teens who are already self-conscious about their appearance.

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How to rip a DVD or Blu-ray movie

If you have a sizable collection of DVDs and Blu-ray discs gathering dust, you might want to consider digitizing those bad boys

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Elton John announces his retirement tour with an amazing kaleidoscopic VR video

Rock legend Elton John announced his final concert tour in spectacular fashion with a virtual reality showcase revealing the upcoming “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour

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Emergency services crews often unprepared for diabetic crises

If you call 911, you expect to get the medical services you need.

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Expanded use of clot-removing procedure could change stroke care

A procedure that plucks stroke-causing clots from blood vessels in the brain may be useful in many more patients than previously thought, new research shows.

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Here’s the first look at Brie Larson as Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel

Academy Award winner Brie Larson is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2019’s Captain Marvel

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Sleepy U.S. teens are running on empty

Most American teenagers are plagued by too little sleep, which can hurt their health and their school performance, federal health officials said Thursday.

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First monkeys cloned from process that created 'Dolly' the sheep

The world's first genetically identical monkey clones have been created by Chinese scientists, who say they've broken barriers to human cloning.

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The script for the pilot episode of Netflix’s ‘Witcher’ is finished

No word on a premiere date yet, but the pilot of Netflix's newest fantasy is ready to go

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2017’s worst movie? ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ leads Razzie nominations

There are plenty of awards that honor the best of the prior year’s films and the latest Transformers movie won't get any of them

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Troubling stroke trend among U.S. moms-to-be

A rare type of stroke is on the rise among pregnant women in the United States, a new study finds.

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Americans finally getting a little more sleep

Are bleary-eyed Americans getting a break at last?

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Tobacco's harms may come sooner than smokers think

Smokers often think their habit won't have health consequences until far into the future, a small survey suggests.

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A ‘Duke Nukem’ movie is actually in the works, and it could star John Cena

WWE star John Cena has dipped his toes into the acting waters before, but his latest project could be his magnum opus

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Instant approval credit cards

Instant approval credit cards bring another level of convenience to the credit application process

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Teen drinking ups risk for liver diseases later

Men who started drinking in their teens are at increased risk for liver disease, Swedish researchers report.

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Embracing the ’80s and flipping the script with The Shins frontman James Mercer

How do you make a seamless album sound even better? If you’re James Mercer of indie rock/dream pop titans The Shins, you literally flip the script.

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‘Three Billboards’ and HBO shows win big at 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards

It was a big night for the black comedy and Game of Thrones

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Will smoking pot harm your heart? Experts weigh in

Anyone worried that smoking a lot of pot could lead to a heart attack or stroke will just have to keep worrying for the time being.

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Former NFL pros push for end to kids' tackle football

A group of former National Football League greats is urging parents not to let their children play tackle football until they're at least 14 years old

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'Hot' yoga is no better for your heart: study

It's called "hot" yoga because it's practiced in sweltering temperatures, and some research has hinted that it might improve heart health more than traditional yoga.

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U.S. smoking rate falls, but 38 million still light up

The number of American adults who smoke has decreased, but nearly 38 million still put their health at risk by using cigarettes, U.S. government data show.

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IRS urges travelers requiring passports to pay their back taxes or enter into payment agreements; people owing $51,000 or more covered

This month, the IRS will begin implementation of new procedures affecting individuals with “seriously delinquent tax debts.”

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Everything you need to know about Hulu and Hulu with Live TV

This is your complete guide to Hulu and Hulu with Live TV

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Tweeting during a game actually improves engagement, study suggests

Tweeting during a game while watching it at the same time isn’t necessarily going to make you less engaged with the game

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Is Spotify too big to fail? We’ll find out soon

In just a few months, any would-be investor will be able to buy a piece of the most popular on-demand music streaming service on Earth

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Scientists seek a better flu vaccine

Instead of getting a flu shot at the doctor's office, you might someday inhale a nasal spray vaccine at home.

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Top ten ways to use unwanted gift cards

What can you do with a gift card that you will never use? We have a few suggestions for your consideration.

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Avoid the $300,000 retirement mistake

Calculate the best time to take Social Security

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Reduce legal blood-alcohol limit to cut drunk driving deaths: report

Lower legal blood alcohol levels for drivers are needed to eliminate drunk driving deaths in the United States, according to a new report.

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Free tax software available now through free file; partnership launches its 16th year of free assistance to taxpayers

Taxpayers starting today can begin preparing and e-filing their taxes for free with IRS Free File software

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J.J. Abrams is reportedly eyeing return to TV with new sci-fi/family drama

Abrams is reportedly shopping a new script he wrote for TV

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Cycling won't sabotage a man's sex life: study

Men who are avid cyclists needn't worry that hours spent on the bike will translate into problems in the bedroom or bathroom, new research claims.

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Brain zaps may help curb tics of Tourette syndrome

Electric zaps can help rewire the brains of Tourette syndrome patients, effectively reducing their uncontrollable vocal and motor tics, a new study shows.

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Trump in 'excellent' physical, cognitive health, doctor says

President Donald Trump is in excellent physical health and also shows no signs of age-related cognitive decline, according to a detailed briefing Tuesday following his annual check-up.

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‘Creed II’ casting sets up second-generation feud with Ivan Drago’s son

Director Ryan Coogler’s 2015 reboot of the Rocky franchise, Creed, is not only getting a sequel, it’s also getting a rematch of sorts.

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Fewer hospitals closed after Obamacare expanded Medicaid

States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) had fewer hospital closures, especially in rural areas, a new study finds.

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Updated 2018 withholding tables now available; taxpayers could see paycheck changes by February

The new law makes a number of changes for 2018 that affect individual taxpayers

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Leonardo DiCaprio to reunite with Quentin Tarantino for Manson Family film

We are getting closer to re-entering the gory imagination of Quentin Tarantino

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Women seem more prone to winter blues

The increase in depressive symptoms brought on by winter seems to occur more often in women than men, a new study finds.

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As CHIP money runs out, millions of U.S. kids may lose health care

Time is running out for millions of American kids covered by the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

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Where are people buying homes?

Have you ever heard of the Pre-Mover Housing Index? Read more to discover what is and how it calculates where people are buying homes.

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Tobacco's grip on U.S. veterans

Nearly 40 percent of U.S. military veterans smoke or use some form of tobacco.

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Nine facts about the adoption credit

Adoptive parents around the country may qualify for a tax credit

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X-Men spinoff film 'Gambit, set to star Channing Tatum,' might have new director

Gore Verbinski is the latest director to leave X-Men spinoff movie 'Gambit'

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Vitamin d supplements may make arteries healthier

High doses of vitamin D seem to keep arteries more flexible and pliable, potentially warding off future heart disease, heart attacks and strokes, preliminary research suggests.

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Security Summit partners warn tax pros of heightened fraud activity as filing season approaches

Cybercriminals already are at work as the nation’s tax season approaches

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Facebook series, ‘Tom vs Time,’ will explore Tom Brady’s fight against aging

Get an inside look at the 40-year-old New England Patriots quarterback

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Screening, treatment cuts breast cancer deaths in half

Breakthroughs in breast cancer screening and treatment have slashed the percentage of women dying from the disease, a new analysis reveals.

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Conceiving despite IUD use is tied to higher odds for pregnancy complications

Millions of women use an IUD as a safe, reliable means of birth control. But a new study finds that in rare cases where conception occurs despite IUD use, the rate of obstetric complications may rise.

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Here’s five reasons to use direct deposit for a tax refund

As taxpayers prepare for the January 29 start of filing season, they should consider a direct deposit of any refunds due

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Music mogul Jimmy Iovine is reportedly leaving Apple

Breakups are always sad — especially when you made such a good couple together

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Blood banks need January donors

Want to make a difference right now? Consider donating some blood.

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The opioid crisis' hidden victims: children in foster care

As the opioid epidemic continues to grip the United States, the toll on the littlest victims -- the children of addicts -- is mounting, new research shows.

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Amazon shuts down Anime Strike channel, rolls it over into Prime Video

Less than a year after it premiered, Amazon is shutting down its Anime Strike channel

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Here’s everything we know about ‘The Predator’ movie

You just can’t keep a good trophy-hunting alien down

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What to do if your child has chickenpox

Have a child with chickenpox? Don't despair. There are a number of things you can do to care for a child with this disease.

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Stress is tough on medical 'surrogates' when a loved one is ill

When seriously ill hospital patients can't express their wishes about their medical care, decision-making often falls to emotionally drained family members.

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Ridley Scott may direct Disney’s ‘Merlin Saga’ film series

It looks like one of Hollywood’s elder statesmen has found his next project

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Respiratory virus lurks as wintertime worry

A common respiratory virus that circulates in winter can pose a serious threat to children, an expert warns.

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Prenatal vitamins tied to lower autism risk in kids, study finds

Taking folic acid and multivitamins during pregnancy could reduce your child's risk of autism, a new study suggests.

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Ten tips for choosing a tax preparer

Taxpayers should choose their tax return preparer wisely

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Tivo’s Next-Gen Platform is here to shake up streaming — and cable

Tivo’s long-rumored “network DVR” platform has arrived, combining cable and streaming in ways never before seen

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Syfy bringing ‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin’s ‘Nightflyers’ to TV

Adaptation of George R.R. Martin's 'Nightflyers' gets a series order from Syfy

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More U.S. women obese before pregnancy, experts sound the alarm

Prepregnancy weights continue to rise in the United States, with less than half of women at a healthy size before conception, U.S. health officials report.

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Goodbye, needles? Patch might be the future for blood-sugar tracking

Developers of a new patch hope to eliminate a big barrier in type 2 diabetes treatment -- painful finger-sticks and injections.

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Most U.S. babies start solid foods too soon

More than half the parents in the United States start feeding their babies solid foods before they're 6 months old -- the age now recommended by health experts, a new study indicates.

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Apple nabs ‘Serial’-inspired true-crime drama ‘Are You Sleeping’

The podcast Serial is being adapted to a  TV series, but it has also inspired at least one other project

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Special baby formula doesn't seem to prevent type 1 diabetes

A specially prepared baby formula does not protect children with a genetically high risk for type 1 diabetes, according to new research.

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Six questions preparers should ask themselves about office security

Tax professionals can protect taxpayer data by simply looking around their own offices

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Don’t wake the baby! How to connect headphones to a TV

A good pair of headphones can be a serious boon to those late-night streaming marathons

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HTC Vive Tracker review

Like Nintendo’s light gun, the Vive Tracker is a fun, immersive gimmick

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Booze may help or harm the heart, but income matters

Alcohol's effect on heart health, good or ill, may rely in part on the drinker's income, new research suggests.

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8 small changes for a slimmer you in 2018

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