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California becomes second state with paid sick days

California just became the second state in the nation to give paid sick days to workers.

Workplace deaths decline, but Texas still fares worst

How disdain for government regulation sparked a “Texas miracle” economy — while tearing down protections for the workers who built it.

Facebook testing disappearing posts

If you want to use Facebook a little more like Snapchat, you might soon get your chance.

James Foley's mother 'appalled' by how U.S. government handled her son's case

The mother of James Foley -- an American journalist beheaded by ISIS militants -- said she is "embarrassed and appalled" by how the U.S.

New Mexico Healthcare Facilities Meet National Infection Prevention Goals

The New Mexico Department of Health announced that New Mexico healthcare facilities are meeting several national healthcare-associated infection prevention goals.

Starbucks saying yes to tatoos?

Starbucks might soon give baristas the right to bare ink. The company currently has a no-tattoo policy for the men and women whipping up our caramel macchiatos, but its reconsidering it.

More accidents for teens who skip Drivers’ ED

Vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for teenagers, highlighting the importance of safe driving skills but AAA says fewer new drivers are getting the proper education to prepare them for the roads.

Faces of 9/11: Where are they now?

A voice on the phone. A cry in the dark. A flag raised amid death and devastation. These are the stories forever linked with the September 11, 2001, terror attacks in New York, Washington and western Pennsylvania.

Ex-FBI director to investigate Ray Rice case

Nothing less than the NFL's reputation is on the line, and possibly the job of the league's commissioner, Roger Goodell.

5 takeaways from Obama's ISIS speech

When President Obama announced his plan Wednesday night to launch air strikes in Syria against ISIS, he opened a new chapter in the American war on Islamic extremism.

VA needs to hire 'tens of thousands' of workers

The VA is going on a hiring blitz.

McDonald's wants to trademark "McBrunch"

Burgers, fries...brunch? McDonald's wants to trademark the word "McBrunch," according to documents filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Verizon offers iPhone 6 for free

The iPhone 6 hasn't even been released yet, but there's already a way to get it for free.